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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 6,000 lbs

Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 6,000 lbs

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12" x 2" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 5-bolt pattern. Fits 14-1/2" to 16" wheels. Call 800-298-1624 to order Dexter Axle accessories and parts part number 23-106 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Dexter Axle products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 6,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Axle Accessories and Parts - 23-106

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Dexter Axle
  • Brake Assembly
  • 12 x 2 Inch Drum
  • RH
  • Manual Adjust
  • 6000 lbs

12" x 2" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 5-bolt pattern. Fits 14-1/2" to 16" wheels.


Features:

  • Electric brakes are easier to install and offer more user control than hydraulic brakes
    • Requires only an electric brake controller (sold separately) - no actuator or hydraulic lines necessary
  • Adjuster plugs (included) cover access holes to keep dirt and grime out of the assemblies and off of the shoes
  • Mounting bolts sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: most standard hub-and-drum assemblies, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Configuration: right hand (passenger's side)
  • Dimensions: 12" diameter x 2" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 5 bolt
  • Wheel size: 14-1/2", 15" or 16"
  • Axle rating: 6,000 lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty


Exploded Electric Brake Assembly



K23-106-00 12" Dexter Electric Brake Assembly, RH - 6,000 lbs

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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 6,000 lbs - 23-106

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (107 Customer Reviews)

12" x 2" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 5-bolt pattern. Fits 14-1/2" to 16" wheels.

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I ordered these brakes on Tuesday they arrived at my house (in southeast Texas) on Friday (free shipping). These brakes heavy duty and a breeze to install. I paid twice as much for brakes I had bought before, locally. Good job ETrailer!!!!


Comments
No problems at all. They still work as good as the day I put them on.
Bobby S - 01/11/2015



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Beautiful 12 x 2 loaded back plates. 5 holes, lined up perfectly. Need bolts, no studs on these American Beauties!. Before and after, on a 1967 Airstream Globetrotter.



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Beautiful 12 x 2 loaded back plates. 5 holes, lined up perfectly. Need bolts, no studs on these American Beauties!. Before and after, on a 1967 Airstream Globetrotter.



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Brakes were a perfect match for my camper and a simple bolt up. Thank you Anthony W. For making sure I got the right parts



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Ordered all 4 brake kits for my trailer, good Quality , and excellent fit fast shipping. With a great price and on top of that, made in USA...!!



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Quality assembly



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I ordered electric brakes on box was opened before, but all parts was still there, nothing lost. Got parts fairly quick also. I've made purchases before from etrailer will continue in future.



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Order was received, and in the imput mo de



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I am writing this very favorable review of my online shopping experience with etrailer. Recently I had to replace the brakes, hubs, wheels and tires on my travel trailer. Please keep in mind that I am a 65 year old man without a lot of experience with online shopping. Never-the-less, I decided to give it a try in hopes of saving some money. To my surprise, etrailer made the experience very easy and painless. Before I placed my order on line, I had a question about one of the items on my shopping list, so I placed a call to them. I spoke with a very lovely and patient Customer Service Representative by the name of Michelle S. She was very helpful in answering my questions and encouraged me to call her back directly when I was ready to place my order; and so I did. During the shipping process, she kept me informed through emails the status of my order and everything arrived on time and in great shape. I truly appreciate the personalized services I received doing business with etrailer. They truly removed all of the uncertainty and nervousness of shopping online.



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I bought 2 sets of 12x2 electric brake assembly for my car hauler. I was just going to replace the shoes but after remembering the difficaulty in doing drum brakes in the early days, I found it easier and less time consuming by just remove 5 bolts and connect two wires. This product came to my door with in only 3 days. Great looking product (no picture because i"m writing this after the install). I have been back to etrailer several time for other items such as hitch shank, wheel center caps even grease caps. Great place to shop.


Comments
Just to say the products are great well made
Charles M - 06/17/2015



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Brakes arrived very quickly and looked very good. One spring and adjustment rod came off during shipping, but the pieces were there and easily installed. I haven't installed them yet, but am very happy with product at this point.


Comments
am still very pleased with these brakes. They have performed great with no problems to date.
Robert D - 07/27/2016



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The right and left hand brake were very easy to install and came with everything needed. The only problem after install, is that the left hand break gave off a buzzing sound while brakes were not engaged...adjusting the arm as suggested by your technicians to the electric magnet did not help...there was little engagement from magnet to drum while brake were not engaged, that i decided to go the 8k miles anyway, checking every night stop...it still has the buzzing sound and I will need to replace.



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EXCELLENT...... START TO FINISH. Fantastic service, great prices, quality products. Here's a before and after picture. It only took 30 minutes and basic tools to make the replacement. So much better than trying to clean up the old rusty one. Thanks again, Bill Borland in Michigan



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I had bought a used Hallmark 24' cargo trailer. Got around to repacking the bearings and one brake assembly had just come apart. Electric brakes and one lead was gone so I order this item. Arrived in a timely manner. Installed backing plate/brakes and hub in about 15 minutes. Attached electric brake leads and everything looks great. I have not figured out how to test the electric brakes.



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Also fine



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Ordering parts was easy, professional help available,parts delivered on time very satisfied



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Unfortunately, one of the 4 brakes came with the spring and adjuster shaft on the bottom of the box. I put them back on without too much trouble but etrailer should review the product packaging in order to protect the brakes from damage. The install needs shrink tubing style crimp connectors. Mine required sizes for 16 to 18 gage and one size up for joining 3 wires where one wire crosses over thru the axel from the left to the right side. Also there are two adjuster plugs per brake so a total of 8 plugs are required for 4 brakes. Once installed they worked great.



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Perfect replacement parts for my 5th wheel trailer. Great service from etrailer.



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Etrailer was great. Ordered dexter brake assemblies and grease seals. Everything work perfectly. Will order again.



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Products came well packaged, in a timely manner, and just as described. Price and shipping were extremely competitive and I love seeing the made in America tag! I will be using etrailer for future purchases.



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Thanks to Etrailer staff for helping me identify the right product needed for my trailer and also the speedy delivery getting me back on the road again.



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Service was excellent.....I loved the timely manner the products were delivered and I liked being able to track the order. Certainly will order from here again!



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Parts fit great! Will try out brakes this weekend shipping little long but understand able would use you again thanks


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