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Replacement Magnet Kit for 10" Electric Trailer Brake Assemblies - 3,500 lbs

Replacement Magnet Kit for 10" Electric Trailer Brake Assemblies - 3,500 lbs

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Replace the worn or damaged magnet on your electric trailer brake assembly. Fits 10" assemblies with a 3,500-lb axle rating. Includes magnet, clip, and spring. 1-800-940-8924 to order etrailer accessories and parts part number AKBRKR-M10 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Magnet Kit for 10" Electric Trailer Brake Assemblies - 3,500 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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etrailer Accessories and Parts - AKBRKR-M10

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Brake Magnets
  • etrailer
  • 3500 lbs
  • 10 Inch

Replace the worn or damaged magnet on your electric trailer brake assembly. Fits 10" assemblies with a 3,500-lb axle rating. Includes magnet, clip, and spring.


Features:

  • Replacement magnet fits 10" trailer brake assemblies designed for 3,500-lb axles
    • Compatible with brake assemblies from most manufacturers, including AxleTek, Dexter, Lippert (LCI), IAC, and AL-KO
  • Oval design
  • Dimensions: 2" long x 3-1/8" wide x 1" tall
  • Magnet, retaining clip, and spring included


13-818 AxleTek Replacement Brake Magnet Kit for 10" Brake Assembly - 3.5K lbs





Video of Replacement Magnet Kit for 10" Electric Trailer Brake Assemblies - 3,500 lbs

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for etrailer Electric Trailer Brake Magnet Kit Replacement Review

Hey guys, Kevin here with etrailer and today we're gonna be taking a look at etrailer's line of replacement magnet kits for electric trailer brake assemblies. Each of these replacement brake magnets fit a specific brake assembly. So you are gonna wanna know exactly what size brake assembly that you have before you go ahead and purchase that replacement magnet. This specific one is designed for 10 inch brake assemblies, which are typically gonna be on your 3,500 pound axles. So if you don't know exactly what size brake assembly you have, one good bet is to look at the capacity of your axle and that will typically get you in the right direction of what your brake assembly is. Now, typically this isn't a part that you would normally want to replace.

Essentially, if this is kind of worn out then your whole assembly is typically also worn out itself. This would be a good time to take a look at your brake shoes, look at your pads, just see how worn in they are. In our case today, it wasn't an issue with the brake assembly because this is all brand new. It just happened to be just how they ran that wiring for that brake magnet at the factory causing an issue where it was shorting out. To begin our installation we'll have to get to our brake assembly and to do that we will first need to remove our wheel which we've already gone ahead and done.

Then we're gonna pull out our pin and take our castle nut off. Then we can start working out our outer bearing. Usually you can just pull on that, that'll kind of give you enough pressure to pop it right off. Set that down on a nice clean towel. And work the rest of our hub off.

Taking a look at our brake magnet, we can see kind of where it failed. Down here on the actual magnet itself, it's starting to flake off. You can see that it started to heat up and it really started tearing into the magnet. If we look at our wiring though, that's the major cause here. This was sitting here rubbing against our brake shoe and just eating up the wire, then the wire was shorting and overheating.

On the back we're gonna have this little clip. We're gonna go ahead and just pop it off. Just kinda sit here and slowly work it out 'cause we're gonna have to reuse it. I'm just using a flathead screwdriver. (metal clanging) And once we have that out, we can pop our wiring through. So I've gone ahead and I cut that wire and worked out our little gasket that we had there. I'm gonna slip that aside for now. And now I'm gonna go ahead and just pop off these three clips and then the one that's inside of our brake right in here. And go ahead and just get that off real easy right there. Make sure these are loose. Start pulling our wiring back. (metal clanging) And we'll also remove this spring. So your new brake magnet is not gonna come with these little clips that go along the brake shoe so we're gonna have to reuse those. And as you can see with this one, they way, way over-tighten that down so it actually cut into the wire itself. So that could be another reason why this magnet failed. So we're gonna just try and work our screwdriver in there and just pry it up a bit and get it off. On your spring, you're going to have a little portion where it's kind of bent down, got that 90 degree angle that's what's gonna clip into this little hole right here and hold this spring in place. So we're gonna try to get that on here. So I'm gonna take that back part, slip it through, popped right in no problem for us. Then we can go ahead and slip on our new brake magnet. Push that in a bit and we'll stick on our center clip. Now they do give you a new one with this kit. This is the only clip that you will get. So like I said, make sure you hold onto those other ones. I'll just push that in place and that's gonna keep our magnet from being able to pop off. From there we'll go ahead and we'll sneak our wiring back and just up around and replace our clips on. And I'm just gonna put 'em in the same spot where we already had our clips and sneak our wiring out the back. Get rid of some of that excess. Go ahead and slip on all of our clips. And this time we're not gonna go nearly as tight as the previous one, just so we don't have any issues. Slightly squeeze that down just until it's kind of touching, we still want this to be able to move just a bit. Go ahead and tuck that in place and put our clip back on. And just keep repeating that process as we work our way back. I'm gonna go ahead and replace my gasket on here. Push that back in place and then I'm gonna strip the casing back on this just a little bit 'cause we're gonna using heat shrink butt connectors to attach to our wires coming from our junction box. Put on some heat shrink butt connectors. Definitely recommend going with heat shrink just because these are gonna be out and exposed to the elements. You don't want a chance of any water getting in there and corroding it and then your brake's not working. And it doesn't matter which wire you hook up to which. So we can go ahead and we'll probably just slip this top one in and crimp it down. And repeat that with our other wires. Shrink down our heat shrink butt connectors. You can use a heat gun like I'm gonna do today or if you just had a lighter, you can go ahead and use that as well. (heat gun whirring) Next I'm gonna go ahead and just kinda zip tie this up just a little bit. I'm gonna leave enough so that when the axle kind of moves, you know, it's not gonna get pinched on anything but I also don't want it hanging too low where it's gonna get caught on anything. Now that our brakes back in place, we can go ahead and reassemble our hub. Just push that on, we'll place on our outer bearing. And we can just use our castle nut to kind of drive in our outer bearing. We're just gonna go until that's tight and then we'll back it off so we can get our pin in place. So got no movement out of the hub. A little tight from just my hands, so we're gonna back that off just a bit. Right about there. Still no play. So now we can stick in our pin. And then we'll just bend that back in place. Now we can go ahead and throw on our wheel. (tire clanging) Replace our lug nuts and then the cap over our spindle. Well, I think about does it for today's look at etrailer's line of replacement magnet kits for electric trailer brake assemblies. My name's Kevin, thanks for watching.

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Replacement Magnet Kit for 10" Electric Trailer Brake Assemblies - 3,500 lbs - AKBRKR-M10

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (93 Customer Reviews)

Replace the worn or damaged magnet on your electric trailer brake assembly. Fits 10" assemblies with a 3,500-lb axle rating. Includes magnet, clip, and spring.

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Can't speak to the part, the rating is purely etrailer.
Customer service was a joke when this thing didn't show when expected.
"I don't know sir, it could take up to 2 weeks." Really? I ordered a repair part, there was no mention of 2 weeks when it was ordered, otherwise I'd have went a different route. They sell parts here, you'll get it when you get it, if that's good enough for you, you're in the right place. Disappointed.



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Never used them as I ended up needing a complete "Kit". Do you take back opened box parts?

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Jenny N.

10/2/2023

For these magnets it has been too long from the order was placed that I can offer a return. We have a 60 day return window on unused parts.



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The correct magnet at a great price. Nice it comes with a new spring and retainer, and the wires are at a good length to work with. Shipping was very reasonable and fast - thanks etrailer.com!

Linda

8/25/2023

The trailer brakes are still doing well and the magnets work as designed. I really am happy with the magnets!



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Great information on your website to help with determining the right part for your trailer. The parts shipped quickly and had them installed on my trailer in no time. The parts are an exact match for my 2017 Grand Design trailer. They work perfectly and I will be using etrailer when I need to replace or upgrade my brakes in the future.



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sales chat was helpful in verifying this was the correct part I needed for an old homemade trailer, shipping was swift, installation fairly straightforward



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All worked great- good products.Really the best.



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Great Price. Quick Shipping.



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Great product for an awesome price and fast shipping.



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Exact replacement for bad magnet. Fitment good as original.



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It was exactly what I needed to get my brakes back in working order. I was worried because I had 10” hubs -1.5” brakes which are no longer available. Based on info provided by other questions and answers it was an identical replacement.



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Products are what your order, plain and simple. Caller operators are very helpful.



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FAST AND EFFICIENT SERVICE



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Packaging was damaged upon arrival, part missing inside package, quick and excellent customer service sorted the issue right away.



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I've purchased lots of small items from etrailer for many years. I always get the parts quicker than I get the opportunity to work on something. The fact that I can find the parts, with good descriptions, and photos, and compare items late in the evening, and order them at my convenience is a giant plus for me. The icing on the cake is their very competitive prices.
Bought parts for electric brakes on an equipment trailer I'm rebuilding this time.

Mr. C.

6/9/2018

Replaced the trailer brake magnets on my equipment trailer a year ago. Continue to work good. Now I can move my equipment to job sites as needed.



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Packaging was broken with parts floating around in box. Blame postal service for this not etrailer, but could have used smaller box and better insulated. Product and info requested excellent as always!



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Replaced original brake magnets last year with these because the original one were causing an overload error code. These have performed perfectly. These were great for the price and working with retailer is always a pleasure.

Allen S.

3/18/2019

The brake magnets are still working as they should. They seem to be a great product for the price.



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great service, keep you abreast of status ,keep up the good work



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All parts arrived quickly and fit perfect! I bought a used car trailer few months ago and brakes quit working. Pulled drums and needed new magnets, it was missing spring on one side, prior owner must have got some bad service. E-Trialer hooked me up with all the parts, also ordered hub seals and grease and repacked bearings. Thank you !!!



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The magnet kit was exactly what I needed (along with a separate order for the brake shoes and a springs kit). I had searched all over my local area, even going to several RV and Trailer parts stores, but they couldn't get me the parts I needed.
With just a little searching on etrailer.com, I got everything I needed, including new cotter pins!
I have already completed one wheel, completely replacing all the brake parts on my 1995 Wilderness Travel Trailer, and all the parts fit perfect - just like new. The parts came with instructions and warnings, and with the springs kits, I had everything I needed to get just-like-new brakes. etrailer.com made it very easy!
But why replace the shoes and parts rather than buy a whole new brake assembly? On some trailers, like mine, the brake assembly is welded to the axle, and would require completely new axles (at $2200) to replace the brake assembly. So the only option, in some cases, is to replace the shoes and other hardware.
One point of warning - the recommendation that comes with the parts is that you replace ALL MAGNETS and ALL SHOES on ALL WHEELS at the same time, otherwise you risk uneven braking. I didn't know this when I made my first order, so I had to order additional parts. But hey, if you are going to all the trouble to replaces the shoes and magnets and re-grease the bearings on one wheel, you might as well do all four right?



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The replacement brake magnet was fine, that just did not turn out to be the problem. A complete brake assembly replacement and drums turned was the fix. Parts also from etrailer, and it works great.



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I ordered the 10" drum trailer brake replacement magnets and they not only fit and worked perfectly, but arrived before I had expected. etrailer has always stocked everything I've needed and at a great price. Their customer service and 'after sale follow-up' is the best I've ever experienced.
A great company to deal with.
Jon B.



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Product was an exact fit. Magnet works in either polarity making install a snap. Trimmed excess wire and connected with heat shrink crimp connectors inside the drum.



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Needed trailer brake parts and etrailer had the best description of the products and prices. I like the fact that the parts are very well explained with dimensions so that you can order the proper part the first order.

Good shipping, hassle free transaction.



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The hub and magnet developed a deep groove on the original equipment so needed a replacement. Since the brakes were still good all around, I went this route instead of a full brake assembly replacement. Installed ok.



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This product is still working well after a year of desert living. We use the trailer weekly, and the brakes still work just fine, even with all the dust, sand, and in rainy season, mud. We do clean the trailer regularly at a car wash to prevent dirt build up.


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