Had our controller 'professionally' installed - it's at knee hight, easy to access but the controller is mounted at at about a 70 degree angle from horizontal - pretty easy to adjust but the manual states that this is about the maximum allowable angle to allow the sensors in the unit to measure the 'rate' of braking. As such, it's quite sensitve to any kind of adjustment and requires attention, particularily as the brakes warm-up. All pretty normal from what I understand.
The thing about trailer brakes - I believe the intent is to 'support' the tow-vehicles braking system...not to take over or control the braking of the whole unit. When adjusting, I'm careful to balance the braking system of my TV with the trailer...in essence, I don't really feel the brakes on the trailer working - the whole system is adjusted so that the Tow Vehicle brakes as if the trailer wasn't there...
Of course...living on this darn mountain I'm always starting off with cold brakes and a massive hill - a tough combination!
Brakes are important, not just for you, but for everyone around you...take the time not only to read, but to understand, your braking system...please.
3 kids and Buddy the Dog;)
2010 JayFeather 23K
05 GMC Envoy XL