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Trailer Brake Controllers

Ensure safe and smooth boat trailer braking with our advanced trailer brake controllers, designed to provide precise control and reliable performance.


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WHAT IS A TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLER AND WHY DO I NEED ONE FOR MY BOAT TRAILER?

A trailer brake controller is a device that applies the brakes on a trailer in proportion to the braking force of the towing vehicle. It is an essential safety feature that helps to prevent accidents by ensuring that the trailer stops at the same rate as the towing vehicle.


HOW DOES A TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLER WORK?

A trailer brake controller works by sending an electric signal from the towing vehicle to the trailer's brakes. The controller senses how hard the towing vehicle is braking, and it applies the trailer's brakes in proportion to that force.


WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLERS?

There are three main types of trailer brake controllers: time-delayed, proportional, and inertial.

  • Time-delayed controllers apply the brakes after a set amount of time has passed since the towing vehicle's brakes were applied.
  • Proportional controllers apply the trailer's brakes in proportion to the force of the towing vehicle's brakes.
  • Inertial controllers use a sensor to measure the deceleration of the towing vehicle and apply the trailer's brakes accordingly.

The type of trailer brake controller that is best for your boat trailer depends on the weight of the trailer, the weight of the towing vehicle, and your personal preferences. Time-delayed controllers are a good choice for light trailers, while proportional and inertial controllers are better for heavier trailers.


WHAT FEATURES SHOULD I LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLER?

When choosing a trailer brake controller, look for features such as ease of use, accuracy, and reliability. Many controllers come with additional features, such as LED displays and remote controls, which can make them easier to use.


HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CHECK MY TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLER?

You should check your trailer brake controller before every trip to ensure that it is working correctly. It is also a good idea to have it checked by a professional once a year to make sure that it is still functioning properly.


WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T USE A TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLER ON MY BOAT TRAILER?

If you don't use a trailer brake controller on your boat trailer, the trailer may not stop at the same rate as the towing vehicle, which can cause accidents and damage to the trailer and the towing vehicle. It is also illegal in many states to tow a trailer without a brake controller if the trailer has electric brakes.

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