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Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs

Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs

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  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Brake Assembly
  • etrailer
  • 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Drum
  • LH
  • Self Adjust
  • 3500 lbs
Self-adjusting driver's-side electric trailer brake measures 10" x 2-1/4". Brake pads are made of durable friction material for improved braking and longevity. E-coated backing plate resists rust. Fits 13" to 15" wheels. Call 800-298-8924 to order etrailer accessories and parts part number AKEBRK-35L-SA or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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etrailer Accessories and Parts - AKEBRK-35L-SA

Self-adjusting driver's-side electric trailer brake measures 10" x 2-1/4". Brake pads are made of durable friction material for improved braking and longevity. E-coated backing plate resists rust. 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
  • Automotive-grade friction material is molded to brake shoes
    • Pads are fully bonded - not riveted - to shoes for long life and more braking torque
    • Less chance of cracking and crumbling that can lead to mechanical lockup, thanks to tapered edge and circular grinding
  • Self-adjusting brake does not require periodic manual adjustment like standard brakes
    • Fine-tooth brake adjustment gear allows for a more precise setting
  • E-coated backing plate resists wear and corrosion
  • Adjuster plugs (included) cover access holes to keep dirt and grime out of the assembly and off of the shoes
  • Brake mounting bolts are included
    • Nuts and lock washers (BRKH10BS) sold separately
  • QAI and CSA certified


Specs:

  • Application: most standard hub-and-drum assemblies, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Configuration: left hand (driver's side)
  • Dimensions: 10" diameter x 2-1/4" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 4 bolt
  • Wheel size: 13", 14", and 15"
  • Axle rating: 3,500 lbs
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Self-Adjusting Brake Doesn't Require Routine Adjustment

Standard electric brake assemblies require manual adjustment of the brake shoes over time to provide longer-lasting and more efficient braking performance. With self-adjusting brakes, the brake shoes are always properly aligned, so there's no need to manually adjust the brakes after the initial adjustment. As a result, you get optimum performance without having to take the time to continually perform this type of maintenance.


Thoroughly Tested for Safety

This brake assembly meets the requirements for certification by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The CSA creates standards, which when complied with ensure a safe and quality product. This brake assembly underwent extensive testing to measure stopping distances when braking. This brake has also been tested by QAI for braking performance in a complete automotive setup and under real-world conditions to provide the most realistic scenario for the everyday driver.


Automotive-Grade Friction Material

Each shoe on this brake assembly is lined with automotive-grade friction material for improved stopping performance and longevity. The friction material is fully bonded onto the surface of the brake shoe. This lining is custom-molded for a perfect fit. The edges are tapered to ensure long-lasting performance. This taper, along with the circular grinding that the lining undergoes, helps to prevent cracking and crumbling. This durability helps to prevent mechanical lockup, which can occur when brake shoes are excessively worn or broken.


The friction material is also SAE-N certified, which means that it is an environmentally safe product that complies with California and Washington regulations regarding the composition of brake pads. As a result, this material not only provides high-performance braking that can endure the test of time, but it is also environmentally friendly and safe for use throughout the United States and Canada.



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Video of Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left Hand - 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 Kit Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the E-Trailer 10-Inch Self-Adjusting Electric Trailer Brake kit offering the left, and right hand brake assemblies designed for use on 3500 pound axles. The part number is AKEBRK-35-SA. Now, these are available in just the left or right as well. Part number for the left is AKEBRK-35L-SA, and for the right part number is AKEBRK-35R-SA. Now, the E-Trailer brake assembly is going to be the perfect solution for either added or replacing brakes on your trailer. This is an electric type assembly.

We've got a magnet here when energized it sticks to the hub. Causes this arm.To separate you can see that moves. We get a separation here, which expands our shoes onto our drone giving us this stopping force. Now, there are a couple of reasons I like the complete assembly idea rather than just buying shoes, and hardware, and stuff like that. One, changing a complete brake assembly is much quicker than trying to change the shoes, and also if you just buy a set of shoes to put on here, everything else in this system is still old.

It still has corrosion on it, it still has issues. With a complete assembly we're getting a brand new magnet that has no wear on it, our shoe keepers, our springs, our adjustment cable, the adjuster that we have down here, everything is brand new so we know it's going to work properly.Something else you'll find that's an advantage to this style of assembly with the self-adjustment in it versus the older traditional style is that these are meant to adjust themselves. As your drums wear. On our shoes here, that distance is going to get smaller, so we need these to expand out slightly to help keep good contact on that drum. Our star adjuster is going to rotate clicking into position on the tab we have here on the back allowing to again just self-adjust.

It's going to be the correct position each time. I like this type of star adjuster. It has minor increments of adjustments, so this is going to be more fine-tuned. We're not going to be stuck for an extended period of time with poor performing breaks because it can't quite get to that next adjustment point.With the finer adjustments we have here our brakes can stay more fine tuned to the size they need to. That's going to help to eliminate some of that brake fade when your shoes wear down, and you can't quite get to that next adjustment.

It's something you kind of had with the older traditional style adjusters, but now that they're making them more fine tuned we can get better performance out of the assemblies.Now, the shoes themselves are very high quality. We've got automotive grade friction material. The friction material has been bonded to the shoe itself, so we're not going to have to worry about the rivets that used to be in there. Those can kind of cause us premature life because the rivet head would be stuck up, and we'd start to get some wear. This is also going to help to reduce the risk of it cracking, or maybe crumbling, getting locked up, and causing our tire to lock, and not spin freely. Something else that I like about the assembly, all of the components are corrosion resistant, so even with the higher corrosion properties that we typically get out of friction material they're not going to have to worry about crazy amounts of rust, or anything like that forming in our assembly causing it not to work as good as it could.Now, when you get your assemblies if you do decide to get left and right, there's a pretty easy way to tell them apart. The left assembly, our magnet will be on the bottom, and our larger shoe is going to be on the back. That's our primary shoe. You see here on the front Our shoe is going to be a little bit shorter. That's our secondary shoe. That's always going to be towards the front of our trailer. These are going to be the 10-inch assembly, so we get 10 inches there, and then we've got a 2 and a quarter inch pad widths. You want to make sure that's what your trailer has for that's what's going to work with the hubs that you've purchased. If you're adding brakes, it's designed to work with your 13, 14, and 15 inch tires, and on 3500 pound axles with the 4 bolt rake flange.Now, to begin your installation we need to get our tire, and our old hub off. Now, that doesn't matter if you already have existing brakes, and you want to change those, or like use you're going to be adding new brakes to a trailer. Now, you want to use a hammer. I typically like to use a dead blow hammer. You just want to start tapping on this cap. You can see how it's going to create a little bit of a gap there. Kind of tap back towards you, and you'll be able to pop that off. Now, once that's off you want to clean your spindle here, you want to find your cotter pin. Ours has a cotter pin anyway. Yours may have a what they call more like a nut keeper, which should be something that slides over, but regardless we want to get that pulled out.Since we have our cotter pin we're just going to straighten that out. If you have your other style you'll just pop that off. I like to use side cutters because you can kind of get a hold of them, then just kind of pull it out. Now, you can try to save your cotter pin if you want, or get a replacement. You can see this is a pretty fresh cotter pin. If we straighten that out we should be able to just put it back in there. If you damage it though just get a new one to replace it.Now, we'll take our nut off. Not a lot of tension on this, you probably not going to need a wrench or anything. Just some pliers, we're going to hang on to this, and also the washer that's in behind it. The bushing that's in behind it. You can see if we wiggle this a little bit, pull that off there. A little flat side on it. That's always going to go to the flat side of your spindle. Now, we'll just gently pull outward on that, then we can take our assembly off. Now, if you have a drum assembly already, this is going to be pretty much the same process. The process on removing it. You're just going to have your brake assembly behind it. Now, if you don't have brakes, and you're going to be adding them to your trailer, you want to be sure you have your 4-bolt flange. That's going to ensure that these brakes are going to work for you.Now, we'll clean our spindle up really well. Since this did have . You can see that discoloration, that rusting in there that means moisture has been in here. We really need to check for any pinning, or any issues like that, that we might encounter on our spindle. You want it to be nice and smooth. Now, since we're going to be adding brakes to the trailer, we of course aren't going to have any assemblies to remove. But take a look here on the backside of the assembly, and it would give you an idea of what you'll need to do if you are removing brakes. You'll have four studs that stick through the backing plate. They're going to go through that mounting flange. On the back of that you should have a nut, and a lock washer. You want to remove all those, but hang on to them because you're going to reuse them.Once that's off and out of the way we can take our new assembly, slide it right into that flange, we want the magnet to be here at the bottom. Now, if you're adding new brakes if you don't already have existing brakes, we do have a brake hardware kit. The part number is BIK-00. That's going to give you your lock washer, and your nut. You're going to need one kit for each assembly, so if you're doing two like we're doing you're going to need two. If you're doing four to four, six to six. Now, we'll take that, we're going to thread it right onto those studs, we'll place your lock washer on first, and then our hex nut. You'll do that at all four locations.Now, you'll use an 11/16th socket. We need to snug down all four of our bolts, then we'll torque them. Alright. Now, let's head over to the opposite side, and we'll do the same thing there. We're ready to connect our wires. We got two green wires that are coming out of the back of the assembly. It doesn't matter which one you use for what. One needs to go to ground, and the other needs to go to the brake controller signal, which will come through your seven way. Now, since our trailer did not have a seven pull on it, it started with a four pull like a non-brake setup. We used part number ET7WK, which is going to give you a seven pull round for the front. It gives you a junction box, and the wire that you'll need to run back here, and make your connection.Once we get back here in that kit, we've got heat shrink butt connectors. You can pick these up as part number DW05745. We're just going to get those crimped on, and then with or without the brakes you'll either have your new wire that you've ran back here, or your existing brake wire that was on your trailer. Those will connect to those wires. We'll just use a heat source. It could be a heat gun, we can use a mini torch. We're using a lighter here as you can see. We're just going to apply a little bit of heat at a time to these. You'll see them start to shrink down. When it finally does shrink down fully it looks like the wire magnifies a little bit. It kind of looks like it gets a little bit bigger. You can kind of see there. Then on this far end there will be a little bit of clear gel that comes out of it.Once we have these shrunk down properly as you can see, you want to make sure there's enough slack here for movement because the suspension is going to go up and down a little bit. Then you're ready if you're just replacing an old brake assembly to get your hub back on after you repack the bearing. If you're adding brakes like what we're doing today then we'll take our new hub, and we'll put it on. Hi guys. We brought in Dave now to get kind of a second set of eyes on the assembly, and see if there's anything I missed that he might be able to pick up, and give you some more information. This is the new 10-inch, 2 and a quarter inch wide brake assembly. It looks like it's nice. Is there anything you see that kind of stands out on this that we don't see on a lot of the other type assemblies we get through here. Dave: Well, I did notice it's got the bonded pads, which will prevent rivet gouging when the pads start to get low to save your drum. Speaker 1: Mm-hmm (affirmative). Dave: I did also notice that on the adjuster here it's got this nice roller style to allow for easier free movement for better adjustment. Speaker 1: It is nice. That's something we don't often see. That just allows that a little bit freer movement so that it'll adjust more readily. There's something else that I just kind of noticed looking at that. There's a couple of plugs here on the back side. Even if you did for some reason need to manually adjust it, at least you'd be able to get to them. Some don't really offer that access point to get in there. Dave: Yeah, that's a nice feature too. Other than that it's got all the standards that you would see in a typical system. It looks like it'll hold up fine. Speaker 1: It all looks of the same quality we see on anything else. Dave: Mm-hmm (affirmative). Speaker 1: Alright. Perfect. Thanks man. Dave: Alright. No problem. Speaker 1: That's going to complete our installation of the E-Trailer Self-Adjusting 10-Inch Electric Trailer Brake Kit.


Customer Reviews

Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs - AKEBRK-35L-SA

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (739 Customer Reviews)

Self-adjusting driver's-side electric trailer brake measures 10" x 2-1/4". Brake pads are made of durable friction material for improved braking and longevity. E-coated backing plate resists rust. Fits 13" to 15" wheels.

- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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These complete replacement brakes are excellent quality, as a retired Heavy Equipment /Truck mechanic, I can rebuild anything,but it was nice to be able to bolt on parts that are of this quality and save several hours labor, while saving money over purchasing parts to rebuild my brakes. These brakes were perfect to finish off a suspension upgrade / overhaul. 253075



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Bought a Hayes 3500 lbs axle that sat in the dirt for years and the pads nearly fused to the hubs. Well worth the money for piece of mind. Only suggestion is to pick up the 7/16-20 bolts with your order (eTrailer, why not just add it to the kit?) Made my trailer project much easier. Thank you much! 268841



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Brakes were just as described bolted on with no problem. I wish the sales person on the phone would have mentioned that they did not come with the 7/16-20 nuts to mount them. I would have ordered them with my purchase had I known. I had to go to 3 stores and bought every last nut I could find because they are hard to find. I now have a mismatch of some nylock and some jam nuts and some standard grade 5 hex nuts because that is all I could find in fine thread. I told the sales person I was adding brakes to a trailer that had none. They up sold me on the self adjusting which I think was a good purchase but the up sell on the nuts would have been better. Also there were only 9 lug nuts included in the package and I needed 10 but I was able to use an old rusted one. I will purchase from etrailer again I will just do a little research first and make sure I am ordering everything I needed. 275532



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Having problems with the manual adjustment brakes on my trailer I decided to try the self-adjusting brakes that etrailer offered. The price was right, and the delivery was excellent. I ordered on a Friday afternoon before a holiday on a Monday and received my order mid-afternoon on the following Wednesday...Great service. The brakes were very easy to mount. Also ordered extra bolts (which were not what I thought I needed...wrong size...may have been my fault on selection), nuts, lock washers, grease seal, etc. Everything packaged very well. Came UPS. Watch the video before mounting if you are not sure. May save you time. Etrailer has a great web site with all the information you will need. If not, call them (I did not call). If I need any other trailer parts I will be sure to order from Etrailer again. Great job Etrailer, and Thank You!! 270872


Comments

Well, I cant really say much. I have not used the trailer since installing the brakes, etc. As trailers sometimes go, they may set not being used much as in my case. I still stand on the review I submitted on 07/12/2016. I am sure I will be using the trailer soon and sure the brakes will work great. Thanks again etrailer!!!

Don - 07/12/2017

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Very pleased again with Etrailer's on-line ordering service and the quality of their products. This order included electric brake assembly and new hubs for my snowmobile trailer. I was able to order the self adjusting style electric brake assemblies from Etrailer for less than I could find the manual adjusting style brake assemblies anywhere else. Also, the hub assemblies from Etrailer included all new bearings, races, and dust covers were as the others did not. Very pleased. Ken 353451


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The electric brake systems are working great. I have put on approx. 1,000 miles on my 27 enclosed trailer loaded with 4 snowmobiles and the brakes are working just fine.

Ken P - 03/07/2018

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- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Upgraded my old worn out brakes with these self adjusting units. They fit perfect and have been trouble free. Previous owner got carried away with the Easy Lub Hubs!! I personally don't like them, as you don't know where the grease is going. I would rather do the lubing job the old fashion way. Not only do I know it's right, but I get to inspect all the brake components while at it. 390529



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Product quality looks much better than original brake assembly. The original did not route the electrical wires well and were about to burn through on a couple of my wheels within the assembly. Installed easily with the exception they don't include replacement nuts. Like that the bolts are fixed but the old nuts are very difficult to remove as you can only get an open ended wrench on the nut and will strip the outside of the nut if you are very careful. Would love to see eTrailer include nuts with the brake assembly but it does indicate they are sold separately but I didn't see a quick link to purchase so had to dig a bit. 299893



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Ordered online and etrailer responded within minutes to let me know the part I ordered was not in stock, but they had another brand of the same part available, which I agreed and with paid 3-5 shipping received package in 2 business days. Installed the same night and all went well. Thanks etrailer for excellent customer service. Will definitely look to you first for additional needs for our trailers. 258997



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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We use these brakes on a heavy loaded Interstate 7,000 lb.trailer, 16 foot, high top, walk in cargo trailer that has dual axles. The route is between southern Missouri, over the Rocky Mountains passes and over the Cascade Mountain Passes into the Pacifice northwest and back to Missouri...over 5,000 miles round trip. Towed by Dodge Dakota pickup truck, I REQUIRE brakes that are reliable, self adjusting, and function together in a consistent manner. These brakes replaced manual adjustment brakes of which enroute wear required multiple manual adjustments along the side of the road to safely cross high mountain passes. The difference between manual and self adjusting brakes and the consistent/straight stoping power of the self adjusting brakes is impossible to overstate. These self adjusting brakes were very easy to install, a mere bolt on job. I literally trust our lives to these brakes....and recommend them with great confidence with tens of thousands of miles of use. 376665



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Revived my breaks right away easy to in stall 642420



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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I ordered these self adjusting brake kits from Etrailer to eliminate 1 of the maintenance items on my travel trailer. I no longer have to adjust the brakes every 1000 miles. They are easy to install and work great. Special thanks to Robert for helping with fitment and getting them to me in a timely manner. 616288



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2 day service , second time I have bought parts from them , very happy with their service 606931



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Product was just as expected. Shipping fast and as expected with no problems. Customer service was great. Will do business with them again!!!! 598871



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Perfect fit ,could have used torque specs. Would purchase again 582952



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Easy install and works great. 580332



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Worked Perfect on My 2018 Jayco JayFlight 264BHW. 572750



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Excellent product from etrailer along with super customer service. Also FAST delivery! I'm a repeat customer and even if I find the same product for a little less-I'll stick with etrailer because of their customer service. 571200



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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The parts fit and work great. Delivery was prompt. 561821



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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I bought 4 of these to update a 70s era trailer. They bolted right on, and seemed to work well enough. I used the trailer a couple of times for very short trips, but didn’t go very far for over a year. When I did, 3 out of 4 of them were adjusting into the drums very tightly and heating up. The self adjusting mechanisms were not working properly. I removed the wheels and examined thoroughly and they were all on the correct side and installed properly. I could get the brakes to tighten up significantly by spinning the wheel forward and activating the controller. I ended up discarding the self adjusters to make them work. 542510



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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I purchased this brake assembly to replace the one on my travel trailer. Upon delivery, it was in great condition and fit perfectly on installation. It worked as designed with my brake controller. Would highly recommend this part and ordering it through etrailer.com. 527907



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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These guys don't mess around, crossed my drum and backing plate complete with brakes and electro- magnet, had the correct everything in TWO days. Fabulous!!! Thanks 523749



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great products, fast shipping. 515601



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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great product..and service...great price..... easy to install 505602



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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good price received on time fit and works good 494910



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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TOOK MY TRAILER ON A TRIP OUT WEST AND BRAKES WORKED PERFECT. THANKS ETRAILER! 487537



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great product 486945



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great brakes and delivered fast good job 486073



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Got the backing plate/ brake combo both axles. Installed quick and works well. 482054



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great products and prices. 479191



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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excellent product easy install 475648



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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works great, no issues with product 473849



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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These worked good on my 27 ft trailer 472122



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great company with quick shipping exactly what I needed to switch surge brakes to full Electric. 469642



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great product 461766



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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A no brainier for replacing old trailer brakes. Fit my Dexter axles perfectly. 453294



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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I bought a set of four for my horse trailer. The sales woman was very helpful with tech questions. Product arrived a day early. Unfortunately it's snowing so I can't install these yet. Overall very pleased Will update review when these are installed 449580



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I bought two pair of these (left and right side) for my tandem axle camping trailer two years ago (2016). The original magnets were worn out and there were some cracks in the shoes, so this was the way to go. I've used them for two seasons now, and they have been trouble-free. I haul it about a thousand miles a year, through the Adirondack Mountains here in upstate NY, and the brakes are put to the test. Seem to be a good product, at a good price. 440624



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Looks and works factory install 433474



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Looks and works factory install 433473



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Product performs as designed. Doesn't get much use, but I am glad I purchased it. This is the first self adjusting trailer brake I have used, and wish I had purchased it a long time ago. 433059



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Replaced my old electric brakes with these. Easy to install. Seems well make. Nice to have good trailer brakes again. 431540



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Service was great. Received the parts as scheduled. Appear to be very good quality and will be installed by weeks end. 426712



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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These were used to add a second set of brakes to a 18 foot trailer. Fit and quality excellent, recommend this item everyone. 426351



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great value, straight forward to install and they work well. 422709



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Very happy with my choice of going self adjust have had them on trailer for over a year no issues I drive this trailer 4 days a week 421873



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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A great replacement product for worn out brakes on your camper. Good quality at a fair price. 419277



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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These were an exact replacement for my old trailer and have performed well the past year! 403852


Comments

Still working fine, no issues.

JCFOhio - 07/10/2018

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no issues 403977



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Very fast shipping, best price around. Quality product, very pleased! Communication was great, thanks so much! 402790



- AKEBRK-35L-SA
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Great brakes 402432


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Working great

James - 07/07/2018

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  • 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Trailer Brakes to Replace Dexter Electric Brakes
  • The brakes you have now are 10 x 2-1/4 inch brakes with a 4-bolt pattern. For a left and right replacement I recommend our house brand # AKEBRK-35-SA. These are also self-adjusting brakes so after the initial manual adjustment they will not have to be adjusted again. I have included a link to a video review of these brakes for you. The Dexter version for the set is # 23-468-469. For manually adjusted brakes the etrailer set is # AKEBRK-35 and the Dexter set is # 23-26-27. One of...
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  • Spindle, Hub, Brake Assemblies, and Spindle Nut Recommendation for 3,500 lb Dexter Axle
  • The threaded portion of the spindle part # LC134563 that you referenced is 1 inch in diameter so the correct spindle nut is the pat # 165686. The hubs part # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K fits this spindle setup as well with the nuts # BRKH10B. The assemblies part # AKEBRK-35L-SA are also correct for this.
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  • Recommended Replacement Brake Hub and Drum Assemblies for AL-KO 8490 Brake System
  • I can definitely help you replace your AL-KO 8490 hub and drums that are worn. These hub and drum assemblies are for 3500 lbs axles, and there are some great replacement options for you. I recommend the etrailer.com Hub and Drum Assembly # AKHD-545-35-K. This hub and drum uses # L68149 inner bearing and # L44649 outer bearings. This assembly includes the bearings, races, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts. This has a 10 inch diameter and a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern. For a 10...
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  • How To Measure A Trailer Spindle To Find Replacement Hubs And Bearings
  • To make sure you find the right replacement hubs you can do a couple of things. First check out the bearing and see if you can find the numbers for the bearings either etched or stamped on the side of the bearing. If you can not find the numbers you will need to measure the spindle. I have attached a drawing that shows where you need to measure the spindle to find the right replacements. The drawing also shows where to measure for a seal as well. You will also need to measure the inside...
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  • Replacement Hub and Drum Assembly for Tandem Axle Car Hauler
  • Thanks for your pictures. They were extremely helpful! What you will want for your 1996 Wilson tilt trailer is the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 4-1/2, # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K. This will give you all new bearings, races, and grease seal along with the grease hub. For a 5 on 5 bolt pattern, you will want the # AKHD-550-35-K. You may want a bearing packer like # L70025 and some grease like # L11402. If you need the spindle nut kit, use # RG05-100....
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  • Building an Off-Road Trailer to Be Towed By a Jeep Wired for Electric Brakes
  • The Timbren's Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System # ASR1THDS02 that you referenced are the axles that I recommend for building your off-road trailer. The axle-less design gives you added clearance under your trailer. When using straight axles, the under trailer clearance for off road purpose can be an issue. The Timbren axles allow for more clearance down the middle of the trailer. You also need electric brake and hub and drum assemblies for these axles. I recommend the # AKEBRK-35R-SA...
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  • Bearing and Brake Assembly Kit Recommendation for Dexter Hub 8-250
  • From previous customers we have determined that the Dexter 8-250 hub bearings are # L68149 and # L44649 which means for a bearing kit you would need # BK2-100. That means for brake assemblies you would need the part # AKEBRK-35R-SA for the right hand side and part # AKEBRK-35L-SA for the left hand side.
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  • Replacement Brakes and Hub and Drum Assemblies that Use L68149 and L44649 Bearings
  • The fact that your existing hubs use bearings L68149 and L44649 indicates that the trailer has 84 spindles and the axles are more than likely 3,500 pound axles. The bearing numbers is how we identify things like the correct hubs and capacity so you are good to go. The bolt pattern the wheels use to secure to the hub and drum assembly is the other key factor. I have included a link that explains how to measure for bolt pattern. The hub you asked about, # AKHD-5475-35-K, has a 5 on 4-3/4...
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  • Parts Needed to Add Brakes to Single Axle Boat Trailer
  • You can increase the size of the wheels and tires on your boat trailer so long as you have enough room in the wheel/fender wells. Normal suspension travel usually dictates no less than 4-inches of clearance at the top of the tire. Provided you have enough room to prevent the larger tire from contacting any trailer surface you can go with ST205/75-15 rims/tires; the linked page displays all products that combine a 5-on-4-1/2 rim with a 205/75-15 trailer tire. For instance, part # A15R645SMD...
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  • Self-Adjusting Trailer Brake Assemblies for Timbren Axle-Less Suspension ASR2000S02
  • The recommended hub/drum for use with the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension Kit # ASR2000S02 is either the powder-coat version # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K or the galvanized version # AKHD-545-35-G-EZ-K, both of which are the 10-inch size. You are correct that these hubs require 10-inch brakes and that often a 2K axle uses smaller brakes in the 7 x 1-1/4-inch drum size. With either of these hub/drums you can use our cost-effective etrailer self-adjusting brakes, left-hand # AKEBRK-35L-SA and...
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  • Recommended Replacement Trailer Brake Assemblies For 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Brake Assemblies
  • There are many ways to find out the axle you have on your trailer. The first way is to check the diameter. A 3500 lb axle has a 2-3/8 inch diameter compared to a 1-3/4 inch diameter on a 2000 lb axle or a 3 inch diameter on a 4400, 5200 or 6000 lb axle. Another way to tell is by the bearing size and the seal. Yet another way to narrow it down is by the brake assembly. When you gave the 10 inch assembly, I can narrow it down to a 3500 lb axle or a 4400 lb axle, but you would need to...
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  • Which Axle Should Electric Brakes be Installed on with Tandem Axle Trailer
  • When installing electric brake assemblies on just one axle of a tandem axle trailer, you will essentially want to choose the axle that is going to be seeing more weight. Typically on utility trailers, most of the weight will be in front of the axles so the brake assemblies will be installed on the front axle. For boat trailers, where the motors are at the rear, you will usually see brakes on the rear axle. I have attached a great article that details everything you will need to install...
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  • Adding Brakes to One Axle on a 16 Foot Parker Trailer
  • The general rule when adding brakes to a tandem axle trailer is that if the trailer has torsion axles then the brakes should go on the front axle. If the trailer has straight axles with leaf springs then they go on the rear axle. The 5 on 5 bolt pattern is not all that common. I recommend double checking just to be on the safe side. I have included a link that explains measuring bolt patterns. If you do have a 5 on 5 bolt pattern then they are likely 3500 pound axles that use L68149...
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  • Recommended 10 x 2-1/4-inch Self-Adjusting Electric Drum Trailer Brakes
  • The best value in 10 x 2-1/4-inch self-adjusting electric drum brakes comes from the Axle Teknology parts # AKEBRK-35R-SA (right-hand) and # AKEBRK-35L-SA (left-hand). These are rated for use on 3500-lb axles and use the same 4-bolt mounting pattern shown in your photo.(Thank you for including it.) These will work with your 15-inch wheels. These and all other 10 x 2-1/4-inch self-adjusting electric drum brakes are shown on the linked page.
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  • Hub and Drum Recommendation for Dexter 3,500 lb Trailer Axle with Brake Assemblies
  • We have just what you need. But I would need to know your lug bolt pattern to pick out the correct hubs. If you check out the attached link you will see all of the hubs we offer that would fit your axle that are also drums. Most likely you have a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern and the part # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K would be the correct hub. Then for brake assemblies you would want the part # AKEBRK-35R-SA for the right hand side and part # AKEBRK-35L-SA for the left hand side.
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  • What Brake System is Recommended to use With Timbren Axle-Less Suspension?
  • If you plan on using the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System # ASR2000S02, I recommend using electric brakes with your teardrop trailer. To add these, you would first need the hub and drum assembly that is compatible with the Timbren, # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K. For electric brakes, I recommend the Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Left Hand # AKEBRK-35L-SA and Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Right Hand # AKEBRK-35R-SA. You would need an electric brake controller for these brakes,...
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  • Can etrailer Electric Trailer Brakes be Used in Place of Dexter Brakes
  • Thank you for the picture. It is a great help in identify the right brakes for you. The etrailer 10 x 2-1/4 self-adjusting brake assemblies # AKEBRK-35-SA is the set for you. They include both a left and a right so ordering 2 sets will give you 2 rights and 2 lefts. The etrailer brakes are high quality. Specifically the pad material for the shoes is actually cut to length rather than snapped off of a long strip. Cutting the material helps prevent cracking and chipping of the pad material...
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  • Are New Brake Drums Required if Replacing Electric Brake Assemblies on a Trailer
  • If you already have brake drums you will not have to replace them unless they are damaged or became overheated and have discoloration on the inside armature surface where the magnet rides, grooves in the armature surface, or severe wear where the pads ride. If the drums are in good shape there really isn't a benefit to getting new ones when you replace the brakes. Speaking of the brakes if you are looking for 10 x 2-1/4 inch assemblies I recommend our brand # AKEBRK-35L-SA for the left...
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  • Troubleshooting Self-Adjusting Brakes That Do Not Adjust
  • I would start off by checking the installation. Check to make sure that the Electric Trailer Brake Assembly # AKEBRK-35L-SA for the Left Hand side is installed on the driver side of your trailer and that the Electric Trailer Brake Assembly # AKEBRK-35R-SA for the Right Hand side is installed on the passenger side of your trailer. They came with a sticker on them that indicated which side each should be installed on, but if you cannot find the sticker then you will simply need to make...
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  • Torque Spec for 10 inch Brake Assemblies
  • 45 to 50 lbs is the recommended torque rating for the 4 bolts that hold 10 inch brake assemblies to a trailer like the part # AKEBRK-35L-SA.
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  • Parts Needed to Replace Hubs and Brakes on a Custom Off-Road Trailer
  • We can definitely help you figure out what parts can be replaced on your trailer. The first thing that we will want to look at is the hub. To determine if we have a hub with a 5 on 5 inch bolt pattern that will work for you, we will need to know the part numbers of the bearings and grease seal in your current hubs. The part numbers will be stamped into the bearings and into the rubber of the grease seal. If you cannot see the part numbers on the bearings or grease seal, then you can...
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  • Replacement Dexter Brake Assemblies for 023-027-00 and 023-026-00
  • We have direct replacements for the two brake assembly part numbers you listed. You would want part # AKEBRK-35R and # AKEBRK-35L. Or, for never adjust assemblies the part # AKEBRK-35L-SA and # AKEBRK-35R-SA would work as well. Most likely you have a Dexter 3,500 lb axle and the correct bearings would be the # BK2-100. However, since I do not know for sure what axle you have you would need to pull the hubs of your trailer to get the numbers stamped on the bearings so that we can pick...
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  • Recommended Replacement Brakes For 2002 Jayco Jay Flight Camper With Tandem Axles
  • The brakes I recommend for your Jayco trailer are the Axle Technology self-adjusting brakes. I recommend replacing the entire brake assembly instead of just the shoes. When comparing the prices replacing the entire brake is many times more cost-efficient. For the left hand(driver side) the brakes are part # AKEBRK-35L-SA and for the right hand(passenger side) the brakes are part # AKEBRK-35R-SA. These brakes do have a 4-bolt brake mounting flange, and will work with 13, 14, or 15 inch...
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  • Replacement Hub/Drums and Brake Assemblies for Lippert Axle
  • A replacement hub and brake assembly will work well with your existing axle if you choose a hub/drum that's compatible with the spindles on your axle, if the replacement hub drum and your existing hub use the same inner and outer wheel bearings and the same wheel bolt pattern, and if your existing axle has a brake mounting flange on it (see photo). I'll link you to our selection of hub/drums for a 3500 lb axle. Simply use the filters on the side of the page to narrow down your selections...
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