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Setting up a 2003 Expedition to tow with brakes

I just acquired a 2003 Expedition 2wd, 5.4 that I need to use to tow a trailer that has brakes. It currently only has a factory flat connector.
I would like to add a brake controller and 7 way connector. My question is what is the best, easiest, cost effective way to get this done. I can do it myself, I just need to know the best parts to buy and where.
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etrailer.com is probably the best source for the wiring harness and a trailer brake controller. A Prodigy controller should be good.

Don't forget the hitch. Does it have one and what is the rating of it?
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 09:45 AM
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etrailer.com is probably the best source for the wiring harness and a trailer brake controller. A Prodigy controller should be good.

Don't forget the hitch. Does it have one and what is the rating of it?
Yes, it has a factory hitch and 4 pin. Not sure of the rating.
Thanks for responding. I'll check them out.

 
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Plus one on etrailer and prodigy controller.

An afternoon and about 250$ and you will be set.

You may may need or want to add constant power and or back up lights to your new 7 way receptacle on the truck depends on your needs.

Campers want constant 12v for battery charging and lights and fridge and stuff.

Stuff to consider.
 

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