Brake Controller Canberra

Do you need to install a brake controller to your vehicle?

Canberra Towbar Fitters have been operating within Canberra and surrounding regions for more than 25 years and are the trusted name for towbars and brake controllers.

If you’re looking for trustworthy advice, the highest quality products and safety standards, and competitive prices, you’ve come to the best place.

Contact our experienced team of specialist fitters today on 02 6113 0549  or enquire online.

Brake Controllers Canberra

What is a Brake Controller?

If you’re towing a caravan, heavy trailer, or horse float with electric brakes, you’ll need to have a brake controller fitted to your vehicle.

A brake controller lets the trailer or caravans brake system know how much braking power is needed to stop.

This means, your trailer or caravan electric brake can take care of most of the braking power without relying solely on your vehicle to bring the caravan or trailer to a stop, or to slow down.

Do I need an electric or mechanical braking system?

If you’re towing heavier than 1 tonne you must have either a mechanical or electric braking system installed.

If you’re towing more than two (2) tonnes, you must have electric brakes fitted.

The experienced team of specialist fitters at Canberra Towbar Fitters can provide expert advice on your towing requirements and tailor a solution to your needs.

Brake Controller Options

Hayman Reese Guardian

  • Carries Plug & Tow technology
  • Pre-assembled wiring harness and snap-in dash mounting kit for easy installation and quick disconnects
  • Self diagnosing feature incorporated into LED display for optimal visibility
  • Braking power for up to 3 axles
  • Works proportionally in reverse

Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller

  • 5 storable options for different trailers / drivers
  • A distinct, easy-to-read LCD display
  • A flashing red warning system
  • Select Electric over Hydraulic or Electric brake mode
  • Different levels of customized braking
  • Compact, dash-hugging design
  • Integrated Plug-N-Play port for 2-plug adapters
  • Electric trailer brake control for up to 4 braking axles
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Tow-Pro Electric Brake Controller

  • The Tow-Pro™ is an electric trailer brake controller designed to suit most common trailer braking applications whilst requiring minimal dash space and being simple to install and operate.
  • The Tow-Pro™ offers selectable Automatic or User Controlled trailer braking modes allowing the user to choose the braking style depending on the road or terrain conditions, vehicle type, or driver preference.
  • With a dash mounted control knob*, you can choose your braking type depending on the road or terrain conditions, vehicle type or preference.
  • Automatic mode (Inertia sensing) for highway conditions, trailer brakes are applied at a proportional level to the vehicle braking level
  • User Controlled Mode for off road, the trailer brakes are applied to the level set by the user.

Why Choose Us

High Quality Towbars
& Accessories

Canberra Towbar Fitters has the largest range of high quality towbars and accessories.

Affordable Pricing &
Free Same Day Quotes

We offer free, comprehensive same day quotes. Zip money payment plans also available on certain products and packages.


Lifetime product warranties for peace of mind, and our towbars don’t affect your new car warranty.

Qualified Technicians &
Mobile Fitment

Canberra Towbar Fitters qualified technicians have set the industry standard since 1984. Plus we can provide convenient mobile service 100km around Canberra.

Contact Us

If you’re looking for trustworthy advice on a towing solution or brake controller system for your vehicle, contact the experienced team at Canberra Towbar Fitters.

Our comprehensive range of brake controllers come with a lifetime warranty and when it comes to safety, our highly skilled fitters set the industry standard so you can get on the road with peace of mind.

For a competitive quote on your towing requirements and brake controller needs, contact us today on 02 6113 0549 or enquire online.

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