View Full Version : brake controller install on 73 pickup

04-27-2008, 02:58 PM
im hooking up a brake controller on a 73 scottsdale.i do this all day at work so i know how to do this.there are only 2 wires running to brake light switch.constant hot and ground.i need to pick up a hot when pedal is pushed.what do i do?is it ground activated?(brake switch)can anyone help me out?thx

04-28-2008, 04:55 PM
Hi fupid . . .

Yes, one side is always hot, the other side gets voltage when the pedal is depressed (and sends it to the brake lights).

Hope this helps!