What does OL mean on a Draw-Tite brake controller?
If the display on your Draw-Tite Activator Brake Controller, part # 5504, shows the letters OL,or Overload Code, that is an indication that there is a short in the Blue wire circuit. The Blue wire supplies power from the controller back to the trailer connector and to the brakes.
How do you sync a Draw-Tite brake controller?
To view the Sync setting on the display, press the brake pedal (trailer must be connected) and press either the + or – Sync button. The display will change to the Sync mode. The Sync setting is shown as 0o through 9o with 0o being the least aggressive and 9o being the most aggressive.
How do you test a trailer brake controller without a trailer?
Press down on the brake pedal while watching the brake controller. The display on the controller should light up and hold a relatively steady reading, which should not vary by more than 1/10 of a volt up and down. It may be necessary to turn the ignition key to the “On” position for this step.
What is an activator II Draw Tite?
Timed brake controls are great choices for your basic economical light-duty towing needs. These time actuated controls have solid state electronics and can be mounted in any position – horizontal, vertical, even turned upside down. Category: BRAKE CONTROLERS.
Why is my brake controller flashing?
The flashing PL code on a trailer brake controller, such as the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 # 90885, indicates a power interruption while the brake pedal is depressed. This basically means that when you apply the brakes in your vehicle, the voltage for some reason is not getting back to the trailer brakes.
What is the sync button on trailer brake controller?
The Sync Control adjusts trailer brake aggressiveness. The trailer brakes become more aggressive as the switch is moved toward the front of the tow vehicle. To view the Sync setting on the display, press the brake pedal (trailer must be connected) and move the Sync- Control slightly.
How do I know if my electric brake controller is working?
How do I know if my trailer brake controller is bad?
Use a circuit tester, and check the red wire that exits the rear of the controller. This wire should only go hot when the brake pedal is pressed. If this checks out ok, then the controller is bad and must be replaced.
What is sync on a brake controller?
The sync control is basically what you use to adjust the “aggressiveness” of the controller. The gain setting will set how much power actually gets sent back to the brakes when you step on the brake pedal, while the sync will control how long it takes for the power to shoot back there.
Is there a manual for the Draw-Tite activator 5504 brake controller?
There is no manual for the Draw-Tite Activator 5504 brake controller. How can I get one. This one is not the same as I had on a previous vehicle. I attached a link that has the installation instructions and owners manual for the Draw-Tite Activator Brake Controller # 5504 that you referenced.
What are Draw-Tite electric trailer brake controllers?
Draw-Tite electric trailer brake controllers are electronic devices that supply power from the tow vehicle to the trailer’s electric brakes.
Is there a Hyundai Santa Fe Draw-Tite activator 5504 brake controller manual?
I bought my Hyundai 2009 Santa Fe used. There is no manual for the Draw-Tite Activator 5504 brake controller. How can I get one. This one is not the same as I had on a previous vehicle. I attached a link that has the installation instructions and owners manual for the Draw-Tite Activator Brake Controller # 5504 that you referenced.
What is the use of the built-in brake control?
Brake Control and can be used when trouble shooting. brakes with no effect on the tow vehicle’s brakes. This is useful for gradual slowing on steep grades or before stops.