Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 5,200 lbs to 7,000 lbs

Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 5,200 lbs to 7,000 lbs

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  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Brake Assembly
  • etrailer
  • 12 x 2 Inch Drum
  • RH
  • Manual Adjust
  • 5200 - 7000 lbs
Passenger's-side electric brake measures 12" x 2". Brake pads are made of durable friction material for improved braking and longevity. E-coated backing plate resists rust. Fits 14-1/2", 15", 16", and 16-1/2" wheels. Call 800-298-8924 to order etrailer accessories and parts part number AKEBRK-6R or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 5,200 lbs to 7,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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etrailer Accessories and Parts - AKEBRK-6R

Passenger's-side electric brake measures 12" x 2". Brake pads are made of durable friction material for improved braking and longevity. E-coated backing plate resists rust. Fits 14-1/2", 15", 16", and 16-1/2" 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
  • Periodic manual adjustment required
    • 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
  • Mounting bolts and hardware (BRKH12S) sold separately
  • QAI and CSA certified


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", 16", and 16-1/2"
  • Axle rating: 5,200 lbs, 6,000 lbs, and 7,000 lbs
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Manual-Adjust Brake

With repeated use of this brake assembly, the brake shoes may move out of alignment, causing less efficient braking performance. To keep the brake shoes aligned and the brake assembly performing correctly, you should perform routine maintenance.


This brake assembly should be adjusted after installation and then as needed for the life of the brake. To adjust the brake, use a brake adjustment screw tool (sold separately) to turn the adjustment gear on the inside of the assembly. Continue to turn the gear until the drum surrounding the brake catches on the brake pads enough so that the hub can no longer be turned easily by hand. Then reverse the gear by about 10 clicks. A properly adjusted brake should drag slightly on the brake drum.


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.



B12E-22 AxleTek 12" x 2" RH Electric Brake Assembly - Passengers Side - 5.2K, 6.0K, 7.0K Axles

Compare to Dexter 7K Brake Assembly 23-181 and Dexter 6K Brake Assembly 23-106





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Video of Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 5,200 lbs to 7,000 lbs


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




Video Transcript for etrailer Trailer Brakes AKEBRK-6R Review

Today we're going to take a look at the 12 inch right hand electric brake assembly for 6,000 pound axles. Now, electric brakes are easier to install and they offer more user control than hydraulic brakes. Electric brakes require only an electric brake controller. We do sell those separately on our website. They do not need an actuator or hydraulic line. The brake shoes on this brake assembly, they are lined with an automotive grade friction material.

Now this friction material is fully bonded. It's not rooted to the shoes, gives you longer life, more braking torque. The lining also has tapered edges on it and they do a circular grinding to the material to prevent cracking and crumbling that can lead to mechanical lockup. This is a manual adjustment brake, and on a manual adjustment brake that does require periodic adjustments, and the nice thing is on this one, the gear down here to adjust the brakes with. It is a fine-tooth brake adjustment gear, and that will allow for a more precise setting. Also there is no break-in period needed on these.

The backing plate that the brake assembly is attached to is a e-coated backing plate, so it helps resist wear and corrosion. The other nice thing just to mention is this adjuster plug if you see down at the bottom here, there's this plug in the hole here. That adjuster plug is included. On a lot of brake assemblies they don't include that and that hole stays open, and that opening is where you'd put your tool through to adjust the brakes, and if that stays open and you put your brake trim on sometimes dirt can get in there and cause problems with your brake assembly, so you do want to always have a plug in there to keep any dirt or debris from getting in there. This one does come with the adjuster plug.

Now the mounting bolts, nuts, and lock washers to install this onto your brake frames. They are sold separately. This brake assembly is certified for QAI, which is Quality Assurance International, and CSA, which is Canadian Standards Association. The size of this assembly is a 12 inch by two inch and this is a right hand or passenger side electric trailer brake assembly. Now the size, when they say 12 by 2, what they're describing is the diameter and then the width of the pad. If we put a ruler on the diameter you can see 12 inches, and then the width of the pad is 2 inches, so that's the 12 by 2.

Now this being a right hand or passenger side that has a sticker on it that says right hand so you'll know by that, but if that sticker wasn't there a tip that'll help you determine what side this is for is just look at the shoes. If you look at the pad here and then look at this one. It's a lot longer. The pad is the shorter one right here. That will always face the front of the trailer, so if that's going to the front that means this would be the passenger side or right hand side. That's the easy way to tell what side the brake assembly goes on. This is designed for the 6,000 pound rated axles. It does use a 5 bolt brake mounting flange. If you look at the back here, the five holes. You do want to make sure when this is installed that the brake mounting flange is a five bolt pattern. This does use 12 inch drums, and these are electric brakes so it does have wires you need to connect, the two wires here to come out the back. You can see there's two black wires. You have your magnet here so you do have to supply power for that magnet to operate. The two wires, basically one will go to the brake feed to supply power to that magnet. The other goes to the ground, and you can do either one. They're both a black wire, so either wire can be used for either function. Doesn't matter which one for which. That should do it for the review of the 12 inch right hand electric brake assembly for 6,000 pound axles.


Customer Reviews

Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Right Hand - 5,200 lbs to 7,000 lbs - AKEBRK-6R

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (233 Customer Reviews)

Passenger's-side electric brake measures 12" x 2". Brake pads are made of durable friction material for improved braking and longevity. E-coated backing plate resists rust. Fits 14-1/2", 15", 16", and 16-1/2" wheels.

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Great kit, worked perfectly. Everything included for smooth instalation. 413027



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Received the shipment in excellent time......got the assemblies yesterday afternoon and am up and running the following afternoon. Everthing was there as stated in the website. Take off (5) nuts, clip the wiring to the magnets, remove the old assemblies and replace with the new assemblies torque per specs. I would recommend this product price and quality. 339888



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Excellent choice. I am very happy with my order. My trailer was done in no time. Brakes I ordered fit perfectly. Now it's done and I am happy and so as everyone on the road. Thanks etrailer. 338227



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Fast shipping and good price. 666827



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These brake assemblies are great. Installed and working in less than 20 minutes per assembly. I will follow up after I use them for a while on how well they last. But still for the price, i would still by again. Bought on sale and were cheaper than buying new shoes. 651960



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Easy to install 620380



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works good and was a great price 619942



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Great product and unbeleivable service whether having product shipped or using the will call pickup. Will buy from you guys again for sure. 611400



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These brakes are excellent. I have had zero issues with them since the day they were installed. NOTE: On average I haul around 8K lbs and also not often so take my review with a grain of salt. Sometimes the load is heavy (a front end loader) and other times it's not (trash run). Either scenario, no issues. A quick gain adjustment and brake check and I'm gone. I checked the bearing play after a week or so and around the 8 month mark. Both times were A+. I think I'm 17 months into ownership. They're still working flawlessly. When new, these drums had little OOR (out-of-round) which surprised me. Most drums have some sort of noticeable OOR. These no so much. My trailer stops quietly and effortlessly now. No pulsation, skipping, tugging, etc. Would I buy these again? ABSOLUTELY!! 601437



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These brakes are excellent. I have had zero issues with them since the day they were installed. NOTE: On average I haul around 8K lbs and also not often so take my review with a grain of salt. Sometimes the load is heavy (a front end loader) and other times it's not (trash run). Either scenario, no issues. A quick gain adjustment and brake check and I'm gone. I checked the bearing play after a week or so and around the 8 month mark. Both times were A+. I think I'm 17 months into ownership. They're still working flawlessly. When new, these drums had little OOR (out-of-round) which surprised me. Most drums have some sort of noticeable OOR. These no so much. My trailer stops quietly and effortlessly now. No pulsation, skipping, tugging, etc. Would I buy these again? ABSOLUTELY!! 601501



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Very good service and product. 593488



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Price is right and delivered promptly! I’ve ordered more. 592543



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I greatly appreciate the speed I received the order. Thanks very much!!! 589730



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GREAT PRODUCTS, PRICE AND FAST DELIVERY !! 582290



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Fair price and super fast shipping. Product seems to be of good quality. 579704



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product was exactly as advertised and a third the cost at the local auto parts store. excellent quality and delivery 565178



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Fits and works as it should. Great prod uct 560048



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Products came earlier than expected, and installed with zero problems. 525402



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Good product, I have not had any issues. 496634



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Very good bang for the buck, makes it not worthwhile to put parts or shoes on an old assembly. After the shoes seated in, i readjusted and they have been great. One note is that it does not include the fasteners to hold the assembly to the axle, so you will either need to reuse yours (mine were rusted to h*ll and back) or plan to make a trip to the hardware store. 487246



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I ordered 4 non-self adjusting brake sets and recieved 2 self adjusting right sides and 2 non-self adjusting left sides. I needed the project to be complete and I installed them. When i tok the out of the boxs, there was some rebuilding as things were out of alignment from shipping. Initial adjustments on both sets was a little more time consuming because of the lack of large adjustments, but once set they are great. The electrical hook ups were easy. They stop my 5000+lb camp trailer just fine. Finally, hardware being purchased separately is annoying. They should be packaged together and the hardware should be free with purchase of the brake sets. 483775



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As always great service & quick shipping on quality parts. 482269



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We got just what we wanted. 477290



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So far so good only use trailer about twice a year thanks for the checkup 473062



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Simple to install. Exact replacement for my '95 Sundowner Horse Trailer which is 5k lbs empty. Still plenty of pad left after a year. Powerful. Now my Truck stops better with the trailer attached! 470853



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Good product for a fair price I'm very satisfide 468838


Comments

After over a year the brakes are working great and Ive put a lot of miles on them traveling between Maine and Florida

William - 01/22/2019

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I received order one box was torn in shipping i think most all the bolts are there . I had 3 surgeries this year i had to put trailer project on hold . I'm ready to get started any day now I'll send pictures when done . 467394



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Great service, prompt shipping, large inventory, dedicated and friendly sales reps, whats not to like about etrailer.com? 465563



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One of four brake assemblies was damaged in shipment. A replacement was shipped immediately after a pleasant conversation with customer service. The replacement came quickly and returning the damaged assembly was as easy as it could be with the provided return label and the box from the replacement unit. I've installed the other three at this point, with no trouble. 458673



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Nice product for the money and easy to install. Delivery was very fast. 456946



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The linings are very poor compared to the linings you sell individually 446073



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everything worked perfect made the job easy , in fact I purchased a new trailer and I will probably need to put brakes on it also 434411



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They seem to be good quality so far. 431008



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The product has done exactly what it was intended to do. Very pleased so far , will definitely do business with etrailer in the future . 423475



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Good product, fit was very good. Made the job of replacing the old parts quick. Very reasonable price. 412926



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Ordered trailer brake assemblies for carhauler. Received what I ordered in a timely fashion & they bolted right up, have held up well! 412769



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very satisfied 406687



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Great products. Fast shipping and easy to assemble. 402030



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Sorry it took so long for respond. It's been a long wet spring and not been able to get to repairs. Everything was right and delivery of parts were fast. Thank you. 400685



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Good value for the money. 391321


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Brakes continue to work great. Very good value.

Brad H - 06/10/2018

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5 star experience....product quality, shipping and price......thank you ! 388325



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Work just like you'd hoped they would, and at a good price. Made finding parts easy. 381402



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Thanks for keeping in touch, your brake assembly is A great. you can not be the price with free shipping, easy to install, we go there a set per year, we put a lot of miles on this one trailer, I would recommend your brakes to any of my friends. Again Thanks Gene 376172



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Good customer service. Competive prices. Received products in a timely manner. Will use etrailer again. 374801



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back on the road quick thanks 373229



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It fit perfectly and since it was a complete assembly you didn't have to mess around with replacing brake shoes or the magnets. Plus, it was cheaper than replacing the individual parts. 373695



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Great price. Quality product. Bolted right onto my axles with no modification needed. Shipped fast! 359510



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Fast shipping. Electric trailer brakes came as advertised. Nice product. 358359



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very pleased with quality. 353469



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Fit and worked great. 353321


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  • As long as the brake assemblies on your current trailer are 12 inches in diameter and use a 5 bolt pattern for mounting to the spindle the part # AKEBRK-6R is going to fit. Most likely that is what you have since trailer brake assemblies are typically all made to same industry standard specs and dimension in the weight range you have. I attached a review video for these assemblies for you to check out as well.
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  • Pilot Hole Diameter of AKEBRK-6R 12 Inch Trailer Brake Assembly
  • The pilot diameter of the # AKEBRK-6R brake assembly is 3-3/16 inches, as shown in the photo I've provided.
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  • Why Would Fifth Wheel Trailer Brakes Lock Up Until Trailer Battery is Disconnected
  • Sounds like your trailer has a breakaway system on that had the plunger pulled and now the brakes want to lock up as long as it is connected to a battery. Check out the help articles I attached on breakaway systems. They will help you identify where yours is at and help you test it. The switch would look like the part # 2005-P. Which if your plunger was pulled and was missing this would work well as a replacement to allow you to get your trailer going again.
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  • Timbren Axle-Less Suspension for 10,000 Pound Mobile Hydraulic Lift
  • A tow-behind hydraulic lift is going to need to be stable so I recommend using a tandem axle set up just like you mentioned. That would equate to using 2 sets of Timbren Axle-Less systems rated for 5,200 pounds for a total capacity of 10,400 pounds. We have a couple of options in this capacity: # ASR5200S01 has regular spindles; no rise or drop, and # ASR5200S04 has a 4 inch drop spindle meaning that it will lower the trailer by 4 inches. For a hub and drum assembly that will fit...
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  • It sounds like the brake assembly got stuck and would not revert back after releasing the truck brakes. This could happen if there is a mechanical issue such as debris or corrosion causing the mechanism to bind up, or it could be an electrical issue such as a short that caused the magnet to stay stuck to the armature surface inside the drum. You will want to pull the hub and drum assembly off and inspect the inside of the drum. If the armature surface is gouged or discolored or if the...
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  • Parts Needed to Add Electric Drum Brakes to Trailer with 5-on-5-1/2 Bolt Pattern 15-Inch Wheels
  • To find hub/drum assemblies for electric drum brakes that will fit your existing spindles you will need to find the bearing part numbers from the existing hubs. The 5-on-5-1/2-inch bolt pattern hub/drums we offer for 15-inch wheels are shown on the linked page. These are available in weight capacities to match 2000-, 2200- and 3500-lb axles. Be sure to choose hubs rated for your axle; usually there will be a plate or sticker on the axle that tells you its weight rating. For example,...
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  • Traditionally, boat trailers used hydraulic surge breaks since electricity and water don't usually mix well. But we are seeing more and more boat trailers come out of the factory with electric brakes. The trailer brake assemblies I recommend for you are the etrailer.com Electric Trailer Brake Assembly # AKEBRK-6R for the Right Hand side and # AKEBRK-6L for the Left Hand side. These will work for your boat trailer once you've converted from surge to electric brakes. The etrailer.com...
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