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We took delivery of our shiny new SV Premium a couple of days ago, time to get it ready for towing.

I've wired up my controller (Prodigy P2) to the plug that was waiting for me in the glovebox, but I just cannot find the harness under the dash.

I've watched some videos and gone thru posts from last generation PF installs hoping that it would be reasonably close on this model. No luck.

Does anyone have any insight yet on where it's located on the 2022?

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I took it to the dealership, and the tech there had to remove the kick panel. He located the harness taped to another bundle above the fuse panel. The owner's manual (and the Nissan shop manual) say to look for a connector wrapped to another bundle with white tape and the number one. This was wrapped with black tape and no number. You cannot see the connector from below, you have to remove the kick panel from the left side and pull it out a bit. Even then, the wire only extends to around 2" below the panel.

Hope this ends up helping other folks in the future!
 

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@phasr389 Awesome, I'm glad I was able to help someone out! Judging from your pictures, I'm glad I took it in for the tech to find it. :D

Since my post, I ordered an OEM Tekonsha cable to go to our P2 controller and have taken our RV around the block. This new PF seems like it's going to be a good tow rig.
 

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@phasr389 Awesome, I'm glad I was able to help someone out! Judging from your pictures, I'm glad I took it in for the tech to find it. :D

Since my post, I ordered an OEM Tekonsha cable to go to our P2 controller and have taken our RV around the block. This new PF seems like it's going to be a good tow rig.
Nice! How heavy? Will be interested to hear how it performs towing.
Also, I should have noted, I bought the adapter for my Tekonsha (Primus IQ) - was about $13 on Amazon and it worked right away when plugging in the controller.
 

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Nice! How heavy? Will be interested to hear how it performs towing.
Also, I should have noted, I bought the adapter for my Tekonsha (Primus IQ) - was about $13 on Amazon and it worked right away when plugging in the controller.
Yep, same with the OEM adapter I bought.

The RV is a 2018 Viking 17 BHS, ~3200# dry. I'll try to remember to report back here after we head out next!
 

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Today I just bought a 2022 SV premium as well. The 2022 doesn't show up as an option on etrailer. Is the 2022 brake controller connector the same as the 2020? So If I buy a controller for the 2020 it will work in my 2022?
 

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Today I just bought a 2022 SV premium as well. The 2022 doesn't show up as an option on etrailer. Is the 2022 brake controller connector the same as the 2020? So If I buy a controller for the 2020 it will work in my 2022?
I purchased this adapter for my P2 brake controller: Tekonsha | 3050-P | Trailer Brake Control Harness

It's listed as a thru '20 compatible product on the Tekonska web site, but it works perfectly.

If you are planning on getting a controller from another brand, I can't be sure if they will ship with the same plug. YMMV
 

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I purchased this adapter for my P2 brake controller: Tekonsha | 3050-P | Trailer Brake Control Harness

It's listed as a thru '20 compatible product on the Tekonska web site, but it works perfectly.

If you are planning on getting a controller from another brand, I can't be sure if they will ship with the same plug. YMMV
Thank you, that helps. And thanks for the info on where to find the plug.

phasr389, thank you for those pictures. I don't think I would have ever figured that out.
 

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BTW, the diagram in the 2022 manual is wrong, maybe it’s showing the old location. Another tip, the small side dash panel needs to be pulled away (this image shows it in place) before pulling the lower panel down because it’s tabs lock into the lower panel.
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Hello, any tips on removing the kick panel and side cover?

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Use a small trim tool or wrap a flat screwdriver with tape and carefully pry the side panel off, It will pop off pretty easy just don’t want to scratch it. Then just pull the lower panel straight out by hand towards the back of the vehicle. I only pried the left side enough to get my hands in there but the whole thing might come off.
 

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Hi Folks. I have my brand new 2022 Pathfinder (delivered with a big bow on it!) and I'm ready to install my Reese Brake EVN controller before it gets too cold. This forum has been fantastic in helping understand where the wiring connects. Does anyone have any thoughts on the best place for the controller itself? I'm assuming to the right of the steering wheel. Thanks in advance for your help!
 

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I got my brake controller install thanks to this thread. It would have been impossible without. Everything above is true but I ran into one thing that stumped me for a bit. I was expecting the cable to be "bundled". The connector was where it was supposed to be but in my case is was completely wrapped in black tape and not visible at all. Once I cut the tap off and exposed it the rest was easy!
 

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I'm trying to decide where to locate the Prodigy iD control head on my new 2022 before I start pulling panels and drilling holes.

The left-most trim panel just to the right of the Heads-up-Display switch looks like there would be enough room but I can't tell if there is enough clearance behind the panel.

Is this a logical location? I think installing the control head below the switch bank would be too low and angled down too much making visibility a problem. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
 

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Today I just bought a 2022 SV premium as well. The 2022 doesn't show up as an option on etrailer. Is the 2022 brake controller connector the same as the 2020? So If I buy a controller for the 2020 it will work in my 2022?
I just bought the SL Premium and it came with a pig tail located in the glove box. Use this to connect to the brake controller. Any pathfinder with the towing package comes with this. If it is not there contact your dealer.
 

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I'm trying to decide where to locate the Prodigy iD control head on my new 2022 before I start pulling panels and drilling holes.

The left-most trim panel just to the right of the Heads-up-Display switch looks like there would be enough room but I can't tell if there is enough clearance behind the panel.

Is this a logical location? I think installing the control head below the switch bank would be too low and angled down too much making visibility a problem. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
UPDATE: I decided to let the professional install the Prodigy iD and he did a great job. The head fits perfectally in line with the other switches and looks like it was designed to be there.

I've towed once and it seems to work as well as the prodigy in my previous Pathfinder but possibly a bit less aggressive. There is a learning curve getting this set up and it is done on your cell phone. The benefit to me was getting the control head away from my knee. Excuse the dirty floor mat. Just got back from the field.


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