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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 7" - Right Hand - 2,000-lbs to 2,200-lbs

Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 7" - Right Hand - 2,000-lbs to 2,200-lbs

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7" x 1-1/4" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 2,000- to 2,200-lb axles. Mounting flange has 4-bolt pattern. Fits 10" to 13" wheels. 1-800-940-8924 to order Dexter accessories and parts part number 23-48 or order online at Free expert support on all Dexter products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 7" - Right Hand - 2,000-lbs to 2,200-lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Accessories and Parts - 23-48

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Brake Assembly
  • 7 x 1-1/4 Inch Drum
  • Dexter
  • RH
  • Manual Adjust
  • 2000 lbs
  • 2200 lbs

7" x 1-1/4" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 2,000- to 2,200-lb axles. Mounting flange has 4-bolt pattern. Fits 10" to 13" wheels.


  • 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 plug (included) covers access hole to keep dirt and grime out of the assemblies and off of the shoes
  • Mounting bolts and hardware included
  • Made in the USA


  • Application: most standard hub-and-drum assemblies, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Configuration: right hand (passenger's side)
  • Dimensions: 7" diameter x 1-1/4" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 4 bolt
  • Wheel size: 10", 12", and 13"
  • Axle rating: 2,000-lbs to 2,200-lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty

Dexter Electric Trailer Brake

K23-048-00 Dexter 7" x 1-1/4" Electric Brake Assembly - Passengers Side - 2K to 2.2K Axles - RH

Replaces 23-48

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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 7" - Right Hand - 2,000-lbs to 2,200-lbs - 23-48

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (48 Customer Reviews)

7" x 1-1/4" Passenger's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 2,000- to 2,200-lb axles. Mounting flange has 4-bolt pattern. Fits 10" to 13" wheels.


The brakes on our 2001 Coleman Sante Fe were bad and needed replaced. We found this on and what a God send, This is a complete package deal, all new brakes, plate, bolts electro-magnet, wires, springs. Hoot and holler. 4 bolts and it was on, perfect factory replacement. Thank you, you all are wonderful. Easy to replace, just allow the time. Repack the bearings and replace the seal. . . . . u wall a. . . like new. Works like new. . .

After a year. . they are operating as if you took it off the lot. Thanks for the great service and parts. . totally happy camper. . . .jim
jim a - 06/25/2016


The staff at are very helpful and knowledgeable - ask if you're unsure. I originally ordered through the Internet and received the wrong products - because I neglected to ask questions. The return went smooth, but I had to pay for it (my error). The next round arrived well packaged (externally), but there was thin packing tape all over the outside of the hubs and some on the inside rubbing surface of the hubs. It took some doing to get it all off. There was a little rust on the non-contact surfaces of the hub as well as on the brake housing. On the brake housing, you can see some rust in the pic. Looks like it may have been rebuilt. This doesn't seem to have any effect on its operation though. Seals, Races & Bearings are super clean and fit perfectly. I installed these brakes onto the existing '4.5 on 5' flange on a 2000 pound axle (on a 2004 Aliner LX Classic Pop-up trailer). It came with the bolts to attach to the flange, but be sure to order the adjuster grommets, lock washers and 7/16x20 fine thread nuts, since it doesn't come with them. Once I got the wiring set up properly, it works exactly as it should. I prewired the setup prior to delivery. My error was that I assumed the only wire I'd need to run was the blue (brake) wire, but there are two wires on the brake housing as you can see in the picture. Either one goes to the blue (doesn't matter which) and the other attaches to the neutral (white) wire that goes back through the trailer's main wiring harness. Simply attaching the wire to the trailer frame (ground) like I initially did as seen in the picture looked like a good clean setup and easy solution to my one-wire mistake. Unfortunately, it DID NOT WORK. The secondary (neutral) wire must be detected by the tow vehicle's brake controller. Plan ahead and buy the blue and white primary wires (20 feet of 14 or 16 gauge will work) and run them next to each other before hand. Be sure to house the wires in 'plastic split loom tubing' so they don't rub against anything and zip tie them to the frame, so they're not hanging or in the way of anything. Happy braking. :-)


Exactly what I needed to install new brakes on my 13' Scamp Travel Trailer with EZ Lube spindles and electric brakes. It's fairly easy to install. Only four bolts hold the backing plate to the flange on the axle. The hard part is getting the old brakes off. On my rig, they must have installed the original OEM brakes with an impact wrench at the axle factory. Eventually, using muscles and penetrating oil, I got the old nuts off and installed the new brakes. The nuts were on pretty tight. Make sure you order new nuts, lock washers, and brake adusting hole plugs. They don't automatically ship with the new brakes. Perhaps many people just reuse the one ones. Now, I have new electric brakes and hubs on my RV.


Three out of four brakes (two LH and one RH) work properly. The fourth one is overheating. It's not a bearing problem -- it's a brake problem.


The items went onto my Aspen Classic trailer fairly easy. The only glitch was that I received axel caps that were too large. Once I notified the company, I received the correct caps rather quickly and finished up the install.


The part was exactly what I needed. Delivery was very quick, 2 work days. The price for the entire brake assembly was less than an auto parts store quoted Me for one piece of the assembly. Yes it was less expensive to buy the assembly, than to buy just the magnet. The sales clerk for the assembly was very helpful and sincere. The clerk told Me after I had placed the order that I would receive parts at the good price, delivered, with no extra freight charge. I was very pleased when I received the parts and they fit very well. I will be contacting them again. I have owned and operated my repair shop for over 40 years. It is so nice to talk with a most Pleasant order clerk and receive exactly what I needed. The clerk was patient and very helpful. Thanks for the Good Service !


Having read reviews before ordering, I knew I needed to order lock washers and nuts. But seriously, you can't include them? Just bump up the price accordingly. That way no one will forget / not know to order them. Great prices and fast delivery. Works perfect.


Installed the Dexter 7 inch electric brakes on my pop up camper replacing old. They were a perfect fit and have plenty of stopping power. Order was also received in a timely fashion.


easy to find the part i need , all info is their and easy to find , tracking isnt like pulling teeth to get .


Exact Fit for my 1995 Coleman Pop-up, identical to the Dexter Electric Brakes that I was replacing. Excellent customer service, documentation and rapid delivery. Etrailer has been excellent for all my needs.


The 23-48 brakes are an excellent replacement on my 1997 Coleman Fleetwood Bayports popup camper that I am close to finishing a restoration process on. They fit perfectly! Very happy to purchase an excellent product from the fastest shipper I have ever come across. I am blown away by the professionalism with this company!


The 7 in Dexter electric brakes are a great direct fit off my old rusted brakes. These brakes saved me so much time allowing me to get to the camp sites faster.


Installed and worked great.


Everything arrived earlier than I expected. Install of electric brakes went smooth no problems at all. Thinking on adding some brakes to my Motorcycle trailer next. Be sure be back here to purchase again when I do. Also great response to order progress and update emails.


Electric Brake kit for trailer this time.
The parts are very acceptable and the service is supreme.
Couldn't get any better service anywhere. I've bought a lot of items from etrailer for a couple years now. I have had great experiences with each and every order.


Brakes fit great on my teardrop camper.
customer service is fantastic.


I replaced the four old brakes on my son's motorcycle trailer with these and they seem to be working fine.


7 inch brake assembly and hubs arrived on time, and are already installed. Easy trouble-free. Quality product.


Still working on adjusting them to work with the brake controller but they did stop the tires when not connected to the vehicle and jacked up.


Service was excellent. Parts arrived in 4 days. Dont have a picture but I purchased a set of brake assemblies for our tent trailer.


I ordered a set of trailer brakes for my camper and they arrived at my home in just four days. The order was filled correctly and promptly. Thank you very much. You know how to do business.


Exact replacement for original. Well packed for shipping and worked without a hitch. Very pleased.


I had a mishap on my camper and burned up a set of brakes, and had another camping trip to get ready for. So I ordered a set of these. They showed up on time, were easy to install, and saved the day


Fast Shipping and this parts was an exact replacement for the old one on the trailer. I will buy from E-trailer again when I need parts.


Perfect fit on a 1996 Palomino Mustang PUP trailer. Looked identical to factory brakes.

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