If you are towing a Van or Trailer with electric brakes filled you will need to have an electric brake controller fitted in your car.
An electric brake controller is a device that detects when you are braking, and will activate the electric brakes in your trailer or van via the 7 or 12 pin plug between it and your vehicle. This means the van or trailer is able to do a large proportion of its own braking rather than relying on your vehicle brakes.
Electric brake controllers are connected to the brake lights in your car allowing them to detect when you are using the brakes. With this information, they then send an electric current to the brakes in your trailer activating them.
At Canberra Towbar Fitters we only install trusted electronic brake controllers that are both easy to set up and easy to use.