Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

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bevis
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Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by bevis » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:56 pm

OK, so today i installed my brake controller in my 2017 F250 XL work truck 6.2
It was easy to install but im not seeing one of the program options that i have seen on every brake controller programming video on youtube.
See pics of the tool im using and the screen pix from ForScan. I have cleared the DTC for the trlrbm that was present.
I have ran a diagnostic on the trlrbm and it didnt say anything other than 100% done.
I then did a reset of the trlrbm ( saw on a dealer programming video that sometimes you need to do this when you install a module that did not exist prior )
I enabled the trailer brake controller in the IPC module ( NOT IPC as built ).
I have not took the truck off the lift to hook it to a trailer yet as i suspect i did something wrong or something is different in 2017. Its a huge PIA to get the truck on the lift by myself as it just barely fits on my car lift.

Forscan / IPC module / compile does not show any entry for gain. When you push the gain buttons on the controller on the new brake controller, the gain on the DIC changes up and down. When you engage the manual slide switch the DIC says trailer no connected as it should.
Is it possible that im using the wrong brake controller part number for 2017 F250 XL 6.2 and thats why the IPC is not showing the gain control program entry ?
Im wondering if Ford removed the gain entry in the IPC. If they didnt, can anyone tell me where i screwed up please ?

Please see the pictures
there is a pic of the brake controller that i bought from the ford dealer and a pic of my OBDII usb interface. Im using a forscan extended license.
If Ford removed this option in 2017, everyone thats trying to do this needs to know it.

The last pic of the laptop shows im in IPC and No gain control under trailer brake controller.
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bevis
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by bevis » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:00 pm

Also i have called the dealer to verify that the brake controller that they sent me is the correct brake controller for my truck. But he may be wrong, who knows.

bevis
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by bevis » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:52 pm

I have since went into SCCM and changed cell 724-01-01 to reflect 5 turn signal flashes instead of 3 and that worked exactly as i programmed it. So i can only assume that the hardware and software are working correctly.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

bevis
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by bevis » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:05 pm

can anyone confirm if these IPC cell values are valid for the 2017 F250 ?
This would be doing it in the IPC\AsBuilt

the origin of these values are here. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... =815852466
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bevis
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by bevis » Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:09 pm

Anyone ?

johnfox947
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by johnfox947 » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:24 am

I have the same one it works on 2017 Ford F150
There are utube video that shows how it works

vnleclaire
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by vnleclaire » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:16 pm


bevis
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by bevis » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:40 pm

vnleclaire wrote:Maybe this video will help you
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5gEhTa ... 9Q&index=4


i have watched that video a multitude of times. if you watch it you will see he has 2 options for the brake controller.
I have just 1 which is the entire point of this thread. Ive given up trying to figure out why i only have trailer brake enable and NO OPTION for the trailer brake controller "gain" setting.
Its just not there.

Ceb1
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Re: Change in 2017 Brake controller programming ? Help ?

Post by Ceb1 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:43 pm

Bevis, have you had any luck figuring this out? I am about to install the controller as well on a 2017 f250. Would like to know the details before i pay a dealer 175 bucks on top of the price of controller to activate it. Thanks, Ceb1

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