Using the U-Haul brake control adapter; Part number 18264, will be the most effective way to installing the 13509 brake controller on your 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. The brake control adapter can be found in all U-Haul centers and sells for $9.95
Reliance brake control with digital time based technology. For all trailers with electric brakes: Cargo, utility, and travel trailers.
- Works with 1 or 2 axle trailers
- Self diagnostic
- Short-Proof protected
- No leveling required and will mount at any angle
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Questions & Answers (27)
"The 2012 Kia Sedona is not pre-wired for a trailer brake control unit, please contact your local U-Haul location for complete tow package parts and pricing. "
"The trailer is not required to be present for the 13509 brake control install. "
"Some of the Dodge Durango's will have the factory pre-wired brake control harness. To know for sure, please visit your local U-Haul hitch center for a free towing inspection."
"Please visit your local U-Haul hitch center, there you will find a large selection of brake control units, brake control adaptors, industry standard wiring harnesses and any additional parts necessary to complete your brake control install."
"Once installed, your Reliance brake control will show "E1" on the digital display. This indicates your trailer is not connected. Once your trailer is connected, power will be shown in increments of 5% on the display. Five represents the lowest power, 99 the highest."
"The 13509 Reliance brake control comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Please visit your local U-Haul hitch center for product inspection and possible replacement."
Our hitch pro writes: "In addition to the 13509 brake control, the 2000 and 2008 Dodge Ram will require U-Haul brake control plug-in adapter part 13516"
The Electric Brake Control works on 1 to 2 axle trailers equipped with electric brakes.
U-Haul installs complete tow packages including this Brake Control to your 1986 F-250, please contact your local U-Haul hitch center for complete parts and pricing.
Ron, I attached a PDF file at the top of this page that gives info on this controller. Thank you!
Brian, our hitch pro writes:
"The power adjustment button on the front of the unit adjust power sent to the trailer. Pushing the negative "-" side decreases the power sent to the trailer. Pushing the positive "+" side increases power. Connect your trailer and test drive in an open area to set the level of power."
The 2015 GMC Sierra requires a brake control adaptor harness in line with the 13509 brake control. For complete parts and pricing, please contact your local U-Haul hitch center.
Additional parts are required. Please visit your local U-Haul hitch location for complete parts and pricing.
The blue brake control wire is connected to the 7-way post marked "blue".
On the 6-way round pin connector, the blue brake control wire can be attached to the post marked "S" or "A", testing the trailer connector for brake control pin location is required.
Once installed your 13509 brake control will show "E1" on the digital display, this indicates that your trailer is not connected.
Please visit your local U-Haul center for an inspection and or possible replacement of the 13509 brake control.
The U-Haul auto transport trailers are equipped with a surge brake system. Thank you for choosing U-Haul!
The 13509 Reliance brake control is mounted to the dash area and if desired can be arranged to unplug when not in use.
Please contact your local U-Haul hitch center for pricing on brake control adaptors specific to your vehicle and the Reliance brake control.
Hello John, this Break Control Reliance part #13509 is the correct brake control adapter for your vehicle.
The universal brake control part 13509 will work on your vehicle, please use the U-Haul brake control adapter part 18264 to ease installation.
Hello, please visit your local U-Haul hitch center for complete electric brake control parts and pricing.
The 13509 Reliance brake control is universal and will work on all vehicles. The 2006 Nissan Armada is pre-wired for trailer electric brake control use, please use the U-Haul vehicle specific brake control adapter part 13506 with your brake control selection. For more information please visit your local U-Haul hitch center and also receive a free trailer tow inspection.
Your brake control should be secured to your dash to avoid an unsafe driving condition. Please visit your local U-Haul hitch location for more mounting solutions.
18264 will not work on your vehicle, please use U-Haul brake control adapter part 13517. Make sure to select the GM vehicle option on the product page.
Please contact your local U-Haul Hitch Center for any questions you have regarding specific installation pricing.
The 13509 brake control can be fitted to your 2007 Escalade.
Hello, please use U-Haul brake control adapter harness part 13521.