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1999 Chevy Express Cargo Van

"Standard" Wire colors to the controller:

    • Tekonsha and others
    • Function
    • Black
    • Battery Positive to controller
    • White
    • Negative Ground for Controller 
    • Blue
    • Brake feed from controller to Trailer plug at back of truck 
    • Red
    • tap into truck Brake light switch signal to tell controller to apply brakes 

Remember, the above colors are just a GUIDE. your colors may be different, read the instructions!

Robin and Paul


UNDER THE HOOD:
 
 
We removed one of the main power feed nuts on the fuse panel, and with a ring connector, got power to the Circuit breaker, to feed to controller.


From here, the blue wire from the brake controller is simply ran through the firewall from under the dash, down under the truck, to the Trailer plug at the back of the Van
 
Make sure the wire is out of harms way when you run it to the back.