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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 10" - Right Hand - 3,500 lbs

Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 10" - Right Hand - 3,500 lbs

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10" x 2-1/4" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 3,500-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 4-bolt pattern. Fits 13" to 15" wheels. Call 800-298-1624 to order Dexter Axle accessories and parts part number 23-27 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 - 10" - Right Hand - 3,500 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Axle Accessories and Parts - 23-27

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Brake Assembly
  • Dexter Axle
  • 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Drum
  • RH
  • Manual Adjust
  • 3500 lbs

10" x 2-1/4" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 3,500-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 4-bolt pattern. Fits 13" to 15" 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 and hardware included
  • 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: 10" diameter x 2-1/4" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 4 bolt
    • Distance between bolt holes: 2-7/8" apart on center
  • Wheel size: 13", 14", and 15"
  • Axle rating: 3,500 lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty


Exploded Electric Brake Assembly

K23-027-00 10" x 2 1/4" RH Electric Brake Assembly - Passengers Side - 3.5K Axles

Replaces 23-27






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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 10" - Right Hand - 3,500 lbs - 23-27

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (250 Customer Reviews)

10" x 2-1/4" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 3,500-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 4-bolt pattern. Fits 13" to 15" wheels.

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It is always a pleasure ordering from etrailer. Never have any problems with my orders. They have quality products, and tons of information and videos "by people who know what they are talking about" on their website. Great company to do business with.



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I installed these brakes as part of an upgrade and rebuild of a 20 year old trailer and so far they are working great!



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Haven't installed yet but it looks good and installation looks straight forward. I'm commenting now though for how quickly I received the package. Got a shipped noticed the same day I ordered and received it 3 days before expected.



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Excellent fit and finish, as usual from Dexter. Installed on a Lippert 3500# axle with no problems.



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Needed brakes on the second axel of utility trailer and this worked perfectly. Easy install.



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This is a Dexter OEM brake assembly, so it was manufactured per Dexter spec's and quality control.



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Ordering was easy, detailed descriptions and photos on web site helped with choosing correct part. Shipping tracking was accurate and order packed well. Watching etrailer videos prior receiving parts along with included “Dexter” tech info made installation easy; less than an hour.



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Right items, packaged well, friendly staff. This fit and worked perfect. 4 nuts to mount were included.



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Came as described, packaged i a “ bulletproof” package & parts went on without a hassle. Delivery was quick. Only company to trust in trailer maintenence


Comments
Perfectly functioning, dead reliable product
Steven - 11/19/2020


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I bought a new car trailer with brakes on only 1 axle. etrailer had the exact same brakes for me to put on the second axle. These drum brakes were really easy to install, wire and adjust / re-adjust. I'd really recommend brakes on both axles if like me you're towing close to 7000lb. I've made a couple emergency stops around town, and didn't have the feeling i was being pushed by the trailer at all. I'd also really recommend getting a high tech brake controller if you're buying one. I had a cheap one that really sucked, i had to constantly readjust brake power every time my speed varied (to stop being pushed by the trailer at speed or jerking to a stop at low speed). Annoying and dangerous IMO.



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Used these electric brake assemblies to replace the hydraulic units which became useless due to the master cylinder in the coupler becoming rusted and frozen up. Everything about the units was top notch and they bolted directly in place of the hydraulic backing plates. Shipping was fast with detailed follow up provided by Etrailer (probably the best of any internet company I've dealt with.) Packaging was more than enough with more packing material and staples than was really required. ( 15 staples in the box ends alone where 5 would have been more than enough) Unfortunately, the assemblies were "nested" back to front into one another which caused the brake shoe of one unit to cut off the wire leads of the other. "Back to back" or "front to front" would have solved this issue which has happened to other customers. Additionally, the one plate had dust plugs for the brake adjuster provided while the other one had none. Both of these problems were minor but kept the experience from being totally outstanding.



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Added brakes to my 6X10 Wells Cargo enclosed trailer. They are working great. Easy install. As always, new trailer brakes take some time to wear in before you get full "lock - up" level braking. I'd buy these again. As always, great order and order fulfillment experience with etrailer.



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I originally ordered this 10" brake assembly by mistake. I emailed my mistake and within hours had a return label sent to place back on the box for return and credit. Re-ordered the correct unit and had it within 2 working days. I also have found watching some of their instructional videos helpful. Will definitely use them again in the future for trailer needs.



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I am refurbishing a vintage trailer and the previous owner had disconnected the brakes, not sure why. To be safe I decided to go brand new. These brake assemblies arrived in the factory package in good condition. They were easy to install and are working fine. As always the folks at etrailer.com are great to work with and always check up to insure that all is well and address any concerns. Thanks



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Arrived 1 day early which was good.



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A year ago I ordered 4 trailer brake assembly sets, brake drums and bearings. They arrived quickly and in good condition. Everything fit well and I had no problems when I towed my trailer across the country. I would definitely buy from Etrailer again.



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Excellent product, quality and customer service.



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Great product and easy to install



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About a year ago I replaced all my existing breaks on my camper with these. Swapping them out was painless (first time doing so.) After getting the adjustment correct on the brakes and the brake controller they’ve worked great! We have a lot of hills where we live and camp almost every weekend May-October and have had no issues. I will double check in the spring but as of when we parked for the winter there was no need for adjustment yet, plenty of pad left for another season or two!



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Direct Replacement, Good quality, Easy to change out, Went from having no brakes to good brakes, Assembly worth the price, eliminating "hassle of only replacing the shoes, just to have a problem with one of the other old rusty or lost parts". DONE ! Thanks.



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These were used for a one axle hay trailer, perfect fit, work great, great product.



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Perfect replacement for the 17 year old brakes that were on my car trailer! Installation was a breeze. Took maybe 2 - 2 1/2 hours to change both out. Shipping was lightning fast. Ordered on Monday and UPS dropped them off Wednesday.



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Authentic made in USA by Dexter Axle. Exact replacement fit and function. etrailer offered excellent price, super-fast shipping, and lots of information resources to help DIYers. Genuine Dexter quality and 5 year warranty for LESS than inferior imported knock-off.



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I ordered these electric brake assemblies on a Tuesday and they arrived at my home on Thursday!! It was pretty amazing. Now I can get started replacing the brakes on my trailer earlier than I hoped!! Thank you so much for fast action. I will definitely be turning to etrailer.com for all my work trailer and camper parts from now on!!



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I received these today, just three days after ordering. That is great service! These Dexter brake assemblies are Made in the USA and it shows. Good finish on all the components and all the necessary hardware is there. They fit perfect and adjusted up just as they should. You can't go wrong with these.


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