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Old 02-10-2024, 11:07 PM   #1
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Curt True Course Sway Control Module

Looks like it uses accelerometer(s) to do the trailer-brake move, recommended when things start to go sideways. It's not Left-Right which makes it plug and play, unlike the Tuscon. Since the trailer is leaning anyway, the loaded side would brake harder, so makes sense it would work OK.

I'm not a fan of friction at the hitch because of the affect it has on steering/turn-in, so I'm considering an electronic solution.


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Well, vehicles like modern Ford trucks have built in trailer sway control that works by decreasing engine power and activating the trailer brakes momentarily while detecting sway, so maybe this will do the same thing. Having said that, and owning a modern Ford truck, I still utilize a wdh with built in anti-sway, the Blue Ox Sway Pro. Together it makes for an incredible towing experience of the 23’ flying cloud.

Personally, I don’t trust any electronics by Curt after owning two of their HORRIBLE Echo Bluetooth brake controllers and reading all of the reviews of their gimmicky electronic trailer scale device. Maybe this will be different, but I won’t be sending cash their way any time soon.
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My 2020 Silverado 2500HD has OEM trailer sway control that will automatically apply trailer brakes to stop sway. GM advises against using an after market unit because the two systems might work against each other. Check your tow vehicle's manual before buying something that you already have.
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My 2020 Silverado 2500HD has OEM trailer sway control that will automatically apply trailer brakes to stop sway. GM advises against using an after market unit because the two systems might work against each other. Check your tow vehicle's manual before buying something that you already have.

I've heard the same thing if your TV has anti sway control you need to disable it if your going to use an after market controller.

My 2019 RAM also has "anti sway" as part of the tow package but I can't find any info. on what it does or when it will be applied, no warning lights or any way to tell if the system works or has ever worked.
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Hi, I have only seen one of those units; It was on a brand new Bambi. The owner was getting ready to go home from our Airstream Rally and noticed that she didn't have any brake lights. We by-passed this unit so she could go home with her lights working. This was her first trip with her new Bambi.
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Well, vehicles like modern Ford trucks have built in trailer sway control that works by decreasing engine power and activating the trailer brakes momentarily while detecting sway, ...I donít trust any electronics by Curt after owning two of their HORRIBLE Echo Bluetooth brake controllers and reading all of the reviews of their gimmicky electronic trailer scale device. .
Funny I've got both the Echo BT, for my Range Rove and Haul gauge (Better Weigh) and both are working great for me! I had a full house in the RAM1500 with ski gear, did a weight measurement on-the-fly we were just at 7000lbs.

RAM1500 also has trailer sway I thought it apply vehicle and trailer braking.

But you'd think that native measurement of acceleration of on-trailer frame sway would be better than through the hitch.
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