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Curt Discovery Brake Control

Part No. 51120 Warranty Details  
$65.99
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It takes a lot of power to stop a moving trailer, especially when that trailer is hauling a heavy load. On RVs, flatbeds, livestock trailers and many other oversize haulers, manufacturers typically install trailer brakes to assist the tow vehicle in bringing such a massive amount of weight to a halt. But it takes more than a good set of brakes to make quick, efficient stops. It takes precision and the right amount of control. Discovery is a time-based brake controller, meaning it applies increasing brake pressure the longer your foot is on the brake pedal. It has a digital display for easy monitoring and the ability to manage up to four axles at a time. Discovery mounts at any angle, anywhere in your vehicle and comes with an automatic power level adjustment feature to ensure you can stay better focused on your driving and spend less time worry about your trailer brakes. It is compatible with anti-lock brakes, cruise control and is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. All CURT brake controls are designed to work with quick plugs so that they can readily plug into your vehicle's original equipment socket. They also include a mounting bracket and hardware for easy installation. A brake controller should be mounted somewhere on the dash of your vehicle, and we recommend putting it below the steering wheel, either on the right or left side of the steering column. This way the control will not block your view when driving, but it will remain accessible and visible when adjustment is needed.

Product Features:
  • Increases brake power over a preset amount of time
  • Operates 2-8 trailer brakes at a time (1-4 axles)
  • No internal moving parts and no leveling required
  • Digital display shows power adjustments in 0.1 increments
  • Mounts anywhere in the vehicle, at any angle
  • Features fully adjustable power and ramp time
  • Compatible with anti-lock brakes and cruise control
  • Equipped with a quick plug for fast, easy installation
  • Backed by a limited lifetime warranty
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4.0

great product, good price

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  • Easy To Install

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    • Everyday Driving

    Comments about Curt Discovery Brake Control:

    great product and works as good or better than your more expensive controls.

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    • Q:

      What wire harness is needed for complete plug in on 2016 Chev 1500 pickup.
      Asked on 7/4/2017 by Brent from Kings Mountain, North Carolina

      1 answer

    • Q:

      I have a 2013 Toyota Tundra 4X4. There must be a converter cable to go between this unit and my truck, right? The plug in my truck does not match the one in the picture of this unit.
      Asked on 6/16/2017 by Craig from NY

      1 answer

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        A:

        Hi Craig! This Curt Discovery Brake Control (Part No. 51120) is universal and not specifically made for your 2013 Toyota Tundra. You may require brake control connection harness, quick plug and Curt Brake control Wiring kit (Part No. 51500) for complete installation. The exact connector plug for your vehicle is unavailable online. However, I would suggest that you visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check the availability of this part. For installation instructions, please copy and paste this link.
        URL: https://assets.curtmfg.com/masterlibrary/51120/installsheet/CME_51120_INS.PDF

        Answered on 6/18/2017 by Solomon from AAP
    • Q:

      I am looking to buy the Curt discovery brake controller for my 2017 Ram 1500/ Express 3.6L
      What wire harness do I need and can I get it at Advance also? thx vb
      Asked on 6/13/2017 by Cousin Vinnie from Rochester, NY 14624

      1 answer

    • Q:

      Can you tell me what else I need as in wiring connectors to use this on my 2004 Chevy avalanche 1500 4x4 with. A tow package. Thank you
      Asked on 6/5/2017 by Kevin from Portsmouth Virginia

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    • Q:

      Will this plug into a '06 Nissan Titan jumper harness and is there anything additional needed to install?
      Asked on 4/22/2017 by Garry from Pennsylvania

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        A:

        No, Garrry! This Curt Discovery Brake Control (Part No. 51120) is universal and not specifically made for your 2006 Nissan Titan. You may require brake control connection harness, quick plug and Curt Brake control Wiring kit (Part No. 51500) for complete installation. For installation instructions, please copy and paste this link.
        URL: https://assets.curtmfg.com/masterlibrary/51120/installsheet/CME_51120_INS.PDF

        Answered on 4/23/2017 by Solomon from AAP
    • Q:

      I have a 03 Ford Expedition, Is there a extra harness i need to get inorder to have this work on my SUV? Thank you, Chris
      Asked on 8/12/2016 by Chris from Longmont, Co

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    • Q:

      What other parts are needed to install this controller on a 2006 Isuzu Ascender?
      Asked on 4/23/2016 by Professor Esteban from durham, nc

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    • Q:

      I have a Toyota 4 runner sport 2007 SUV
      Will this product work in my truck for a trailer with breaks? If so is there a wiring harness for an extension cable?
      How do you adjust the breaking on the box?

      Thanks

      Steve
      Asked on 4/20/2015 by Steve from Manahawkin NJ

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        A:

        I'm glad to assist, Steve! You will use harness number #51362 for the quick plug. The brake control will have a roller on the top of it that will adjust the amount of braking to the trailer, the higher the number the higher the braking. But, this is not sold on AdvanceAutoParts.com. I recommend checking with your local store for availability.

        Answered on 4/21/2015 by Solomon
    • Q:

      Is this "time delay" or "proportional" controller?
      Asked on 1/14/2015 by Ray

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    • Q:

      will this item fit a 2002 dodge Dakota 4 by 4 v8 truck
      Asked on 11/18/2014 by bob from atlanta

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        A:

        Hi Bob, I'm glad to assist you! This product is not specifically made for your vehicle. This is compatible with anti-lock brakes and cruise control system. Here is the link to the installation instruction of this product:

        Answered on 11/18/2014 by Solomon
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