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Tekonsha P3 brake controller warning

After having a new brake controller installed, on first hookup, i got a Warning-Overload-No Brakes message. The only probable cause listed by Tekonsha is "P3 detects an excessive current overload condition during operation." The only thing i noticed is that as soon as i plugged the camper in to the truck, the camper's exterior lights came on. Related?

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The ABS light is a warning that you have an issue with the ABS system. The red brake warning lamp is serious. It is telling you that there is an issue with the base brakes. Your car will be ok with an ABS light, but the red warning lamp could be really dangerous. You should have them checked ASAP. It could be from many causes. A park brake switch, low fluid, the causes are too numerous to list. Please for your safty have it checked. Good Luck

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