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Old 01-18-2009, 05:11 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by DFord79 View Post

DFord79, I apologise for being in the wrong thread.

Trucks destined for the US home market and imported to the UK do not carry a Ford warranty. That's the risk you take if you want to pull your Airstream with an American truck. Hence the request for help.


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Old 01-18-2009, 10:15 AM   #16
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The dealer did mention that the classics with the disc brakes were a problem. We have purchased a 30 classic and were hoping the new controller would fit the bill. Sounds like it will be fine. Thanks again!
Please report back how the 2009 Ford controller works with the 30 classic. What year is your classic?

The P3 has a setting for electric or electric over hydraulic brakes. If the Ford controller works properly, I wonder if there will be a similar settng for the type of brakes or has Tekonsha now found a way to do it automatically and provided that logic to Ford.

It would be super if the new 2009 Ford controller works with drum and disc brakes used by all models of Airstreams.


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Old 01-19-2009, 10:39 AM   #17
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Yes will do pattonsr. Will pass along the dearer service group comments. We are scheduled for the prodigy so they want to check the ford controller thoroughly before signing off on it. Unfortunately we are not picking the trailer up until late Mar so will have to wait until then. We purchased an '08.
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Here's some more info. Was down at a Ford dealer today getting a bed liner installed and spent some time talking with a mechanic who has been towing rv's for years. He swears by the equalizer hitch. Also loves the prodigy but says the new ford controller is better. But if the ford controller for any reason does not work, the prodigy is an easy plug & play under the dash. More info this forum probably already knows but: fill all tires (truck & trailer) to max pressure when towing and take the truck & trailer to a weigh station to get an accurate tow weight (i.e. don't trust published weights).

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