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Brake issue

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by K5423, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    K5423

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    I just installed my Tekonsha Prodigy brake controller........it was "plug and play" with a custom Toyota harness.As I was pulling out of my driveway to go around back to hook up my trailer I noticed my truck barely had any brakes.......like they were manual and not power brakes.I have to mash my foot to the ground to stop with no trailer hooked up.HELP!
     
  2. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:48 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Disconnect it and see if it goes bake to normal
     
  3. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    K5423

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    I am hooked up to my trailer now but will do so as soon as I drop it.
     
  4. Oct 26, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    No change after unhooking the prodigy.Could the computer somehow have changed my brake sensitivity after plugging in the controller?
     
  5. Dec 12, 2009 at 1:28 AM
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    GEARAHOLIC

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    did you ever get this figured out? what tekonsha controller are you using?
     
  6. Dec 12, 2009 at 5:27 AM
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    No - there shouldn't be any connection between them.

    When you unhooked it, what exactly did you unhook? Back to stock?

    You didn't notice this problem prior to hooking up the prodigy?

    If your problems still exist, unhook everything (prodigy) and take the truck to the dealer and let them figure it out. Don't mention anything about the prodigy unless they ask you.
     
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