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  1. Do trailer brakes require an after-market controller?

    General Discussion Forum
    I have been searching online, and in these forums and I cannot pin down the answer on this definitively. Does the 2020 Ascent Touring with the factory installed towing package, including the 7-pin connector, have a trailer brake controller, or is that something I need to purchase and install...
  2. 7-Way Trailer Wiring On a 2020 Subaru Ascent

    I recently bought a 2020 Subaru Ascent and have installed the c25vr Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" and the 118290 Tekonsha OEM Replacement Vehicle Wiring Harness with 7-Way Trailer Connector from The instructions for the wiring harness want me to run a...
  3. Modified Trailer Cover for Bike Rack

    DIY And How To
    Inspired by @Robert.Mauro YT video, I created my own hitch mount cut out. Using a razor, I created grooves on the inside of the plastic cover; then I used my Dremel to cut the piece out. I was a slow and dirty process but as you can see in the pictures it looks like a new kind of OEM part. The...
  4. Which U-Haul trailer should we tow?

    We pick up our new Ascent Limited in the next few days - can’t wait! Then we need to reserve a U-Haul cargo trailer for a cross-country move (MA to WA). We’re trying to decide between the 5x8 trailer (empty weight = 900 lbs; max load = 1,800 lbs; GVW = 2,700 lbs max; no brakes) and the 6x12...