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Old 07-14-2012, 10:47 PM
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I have an 01 5.9 durango. I am trying to install a trailer brake controller but the factory plug is cut off and its just loose wires under the dash.I am not geting any power at all to any of the wires. I checke the fuses and they are all good. Is there a seperate fuse or relay or something that i am missing. Please help
 
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More information is needed here.

Do you have access to a wiring diagram?

Did it originally come with a Tow Package? (This can be checked at https://www.moparownercenter.com/oc/...nersLogin.aspx -send them an email asking for a Build Sheet and they'll get back to you within one-two business days)
 
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It has a factory tow pacage.The blug for the brake controller is just cut off and now power.thanks for the link i will email and hopefully get sone closer im loosing my mind with thing.thanks again
 
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:36 PM
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More information is needed here.

Do you have access to a wiring diagram?
no offense but if the OP had or had access to a wire diagram do you really think he would come to a internet forum to ask questions to what color wires do what?

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I have an 01 5.9 durango. I am trying to install a trailer brake controller but the factory plug is cut off and its just loose wires under the dash.I am not geting any power at all to any of the wires. I checke the fuses and they are all good. Is there a seperate fuse or relay or something that i am missing. Please help

There should be a blue, white , black and red..

Blue- trailer brake
white- ground
black - 12+
red - Brake light switch
 

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No i dont have a diagram but i might be able to one at a library or something.i know what wires go where i just cant figure out why i am not getting any power.i checked all the fuses and they are good.is it posible that it might have a fuseable link somwhere in the harnes?
 
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No i dont have a diagram but i might be able to one at a library or something.i know what wires go where i just cant figure out why i am not getting any power.i checked all the fuses and they are good.is it posible that it might have a fuseable link somwhere in the harnes?

There is a trailer tow fuse in the PDC under the hood and there is also a trailer tow relay also in the PDC. You can go to the DYI Section sticky and download yourself the 2002 factory service manual and section 8w will have the wire diagram for the trailer tow...
 
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thanks i didnt know about the relay.i am new to this site.How do i get to the diy section
 
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Majore stress relief.the diagram mad a world of differance.I discovered 2 poped relays.thanks allot
 
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Majore stress relief.the diagram mad a world of differance.I discovered 2 poped relays.thanks allot

Your welcome... glad i could help and that everything is working again
 

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