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    Impressed with Tekonsha and their brake controllers

    I've never owned a brake controller. After researching I decided I wanted a Tekonsha P3 controller as it received great reviews, is progressive and can control electric and electric over hydraulic brakes. The only issue, I didn't really want to spend $130+.

    I kept a watch on eBay for a used one and ended up finding one for $35 used. When it got here I was disappointed to find the manual lever was broken which was not mentioned in the ad. I contacted Tekonsha with the details and to see if they would send me a lever as it is just held in place with a torx screw. They said even though I wasn't the original owner the controller has a lifetime warranty and they would replace the whole unit.

    Tekonsha contacted a dealer near me, Camper World, to let them know I would be coming by. Went by this morning and they handed me a full retail packaged brand new Tekonsha P3 controller in exchange for my controller.

    THAT is customer service. Very impressed.
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    Very cool! I've got a Tek Prodigy in my truck, I've been happy with it. Nice to know they stand behind them so well!
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    Wow....What a rare deal these days.

    Thanks for sharing that.
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    I had a Prodigy P3 (well, technically, I still have it) in my truck (which I do NOT still have). Used it with a 10k trailer and it always performed beautifully. Nice to hear that they absolutely do stand behind their product.
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    Worthless Sears could learn a thing or two from Tekonsha.
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    Good to know, thanks psrumors. I've use Tekonsha as far back as I can remember and have never had an issue with any of the units I've had.
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    I use a Tekonsha Prodigy as well. I think it's about 9 years old and now in it's fourth vehicle, Ford's & Lincoln's which use the same QC wiring harness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gizmo2 View Post
    Good to know, thanks psrumors. I've use Tekonsha as far back as I can remember and have never had an issue with any of the units I've had.
    And, in this case, there wasn't a problem with the unit. It was with the previous owner's "overzealous" USE of the unit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by meburdick View Post
    And, in this case, there wasn't a problem with the unit. It was with the previous owner's "overzealous" USE of the unit.
    Correct. The unit still worked except for the lever being broken.
    1025r TLB w 60D MMM & Independent Lift
    SN 114287 Built April '13 received 8/21/13
    180 degree thermostat
    Omni Transformer w/ integrated weight bracket
    Single Point
    Ken's Bolt on hooks
    Artillian Forks (42")
    Full Compliment of Wheel Weights (340lbs)
    Custom Seat Springs

    Kubota 326H 72" deck ZTR

    Stihl MS361, FS250R

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    that's good to know as I put a p3 in my truck 4 months ago 4 my 10k trailer
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