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Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi

Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi

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Electric-hydraulic brake actuator works with your brake controller (sold separately) to activate your trailer's disc brakes. Vented housing releases heat and moisture. Enhanced wiring protection safeguards internal electronics. Call 800-298-8924 to order Dexter Axle brake actuator part number K71-651 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Dexter Axle products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi. Brake Actuator reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Axle Brake Actuator - K71-651

  • Electric-Hydraulic Brake Actuator
  • Disc Brakes
  • Dexter Axle
  • 1600 psi

Electric-hydraulic brake actuator works with your brake controller (sold separately) to activate your trailer's disc brakes. Vented housing releases heat and moisture. Enhanced wiring protection safeguards internal electronics.


Features:

  • Electric-over-hydraulic brake actuator activates your trailer's hydraulic brakes when you apply the brakes in your vehicle
    • Brake controller (sold separately) is required to send signal from tow vehicle to actuator when brakes are applied
    • 7-Way trailer connector (sold separately) is needed to transmit signal from brake controller
  • Improved functionality when compared with surge brake couplers
    • Faster response time - activates when you apply brakes in tow vehicle, as opposed to when trailer pushes against hitch ball
    • No need to manually lock out brakes when you back up
    • Trailer brakes can be intentionally activated when you reverse
    • Manual override on brake controller can be activated so you can engage the trailer brakes without having to apply your vehicle brakes
  • Vented design releases pressure, moisture, and heat to protect the internal components
    • Allows actuator to be mounted in places where most actuators would overheat
  • Electronic, proportional pressure valve ensures smooth, even braking
  • Self-priming pump reduces time needed for brake bleeding
  • Enhanced wiring detects dangerous current levels and shuts down actuator electronics in the event of a surge
  • Durable aluminum housing and stainless steel fasteners resist corrosion
  • Goretite seals protect the circuit board from the elements
  • Compatible with most 9-amp-hour-battery breakaway kits (sold separately)
  • DOT compliant
  • Unit installs on trailer frame and connects to trailer's wiring and hydraulic brake lines (sold separately)
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: single-, tandem-, and triple-axle trailers with disc brakes
  • Maximum output pressure: 1,600 psi
  • Dimensions: 11" long x 6" wide x 7" tall
  • Distance between mounting holes (center to center):
    • 2-1/2" Between holes on same side of bracket
    • 9-13/16" Between holes on opposite sides of bracket
  • Mounting hole diameter: 1/4"
  • Hydraulic port size: 3/16"
  • Power: 12V DC
  • Wire configuration:
    • Black: 12-volt power
    • Blue: brake controller
    • Yellow: breakaway
    • White: ground
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Dexter DX Series Actuator

The Dexter DX Series electric-over-hydraulic actuator is a dependable choice for your trailer braking needs. It is capable of up to 1,600 psi of pressure output to provide strong stopping power for your disc brakes. The lightweight, corrosion-resistant housing has fins and vents built in to shed excess heat. Inside the housing, the unit features enhanced wiring protection, allowing it to detect dangerous current levels to prevent damage from surges or improper wiring. Another internal highlight is the solid-state electronics, which regulate the actuator's electrical components to ensure consistent performance. All of this is cleanly secured within the aluminum housing by stainless steel fasteners, while Goretite seals protect the internal electronics from exposure to water and other elements. The DX series also remains compatible with most aftermarket and OEM-integrated electric brake controllers on the market.


Electric-Over-Hydraulic Actuator vs. Standard Surge Brake Actuator

With the DX series electric-over-hydraulic actuator, you can get all the benefits of towing with an electric brake controller while using hydraulic brakes. Because this actuator will activate according to the setting you have chosen for your brake controller (sold separately), you will have more control over when and how your trailer brakes engage. Depending on the features of your brake controller, you may be able to control both the rate and intensity with which your trailer's brakes activate. If you have a proportional brake controller, your brakes will be activated with an intensity that matches the braking speed and power of your tow vehicle.


This gives you multiple benefits over a standard surge-type actuator. Your trailer's braking will be tied to the braking activity of your vehicle instead of the momentum of your trailer. This will help to limit stress on the tow vehicle, and it will give you the ability to reverse without the trailer's brakes kicking in.


You can also activate the manual override on your brake controller to send out full braking power to the actuator. This will activate your trailer's brakes with full intensity. This is especially useful when traveling down steep hills with a fully loaded trailer. In instances like this, the trailer may require maximum braking power to avoid a jackknife situation.


Large Brake Fluid Reservoir and Self-Priming Pump

The large brake fluid reservoir in this actuator ensures that there'll be enough hydraulic fluid to handle a single-, tandem-, or triple-axle trailer regardless of its size. A self-priming pump reduces the time needed for bleeding the brakes and prevents the brake fluid from emptying back into the reservoir when the actuator is not in use.


Dexter DX Series Actuator Installation

Before installing this actuator, be sure that you have an electric brake controller with an output capacity of at least 5 amps.


You will also need enough 3/16" diameter automotive brake line (sold separately) to connect the unit to your brakes.


Mount the actuator level and upright in a dry area on your trailer. It is recommended that you mount the actuator near the front of your trailer. Do not mount it near the trailer axles or at the rear of the trailer.


The Dexter DX Series actuator splices into your trailer's wiring. Follow the diagram below when connecting the wires. 12-Gauge wire is required, but 10-gauge wire is recommended to ensure the best performance.


Wiring Diagram


K71-651-00 Dexter Axle DX Series ElectroHydraulic Brake Actuator - Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi






Customer Reviews

Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi - K71-651

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (28 Customer Reviews)

Electric-hydraulic brake actuator works with your brake controller (sold separately) to activate your trailer's disc brakes. Vented housing releases heat and moisture. Enhanced wiring protection safeguards internal electronics.

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Installation was easy. Pump works better the original on my airstream trailer.. 492087


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Works better then the original
George - 04/03/2019

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Pleased with the pump. It was used as a replacement on an enclosed trailer with electric over hydraulic brakes. Worked well. 633792



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these were installed on my Landmark fifth wheel. you have to know what you are doing to install the hydraulic brake actuator and hydraulic lines. But WOW what a difference. I think that my Landmark has more braking power than my pickup truck now. thanks 251011



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Picture of the hydralic actuator instal led. 97528



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This actuator does exactly what it's designed for. The wiring is very heavy duty and the instructions for connections are printed right on top. The cast aluminum end plates make mounting very easy and the self-priming pump made bleeding the whole system about a 3 minute project. The large reservoir holds plenty of spare fluid and the pump modulates the braking performance in perfect sync with the signal coming from the pump. My Prodigy P3 controller has a setting specifically for hydraulic pump control and it works very will with this pump. 619500



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I installed this system on my 18,000 lb tri-axle boat trailer. Installation went very well and everything seems to be a great fit. I will not hook the truck to it until spring but I am very anxious to see the improvement over surge brakes. I was able to make a neat clean install and wiring directions were great. 231861



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When the OEM steel brake lines wore out on my boat trailer I decided to upgrade the surge brakes to electric over hydraulic (EOH). I replaced the damaged lines and wired up this Demco actuator and now I can stop my trailer on a dime -- should have done this 10 years ago. The actuator works flawlessly with my 2017 GMC's built in controller -- nothing else was needed! Please note though that the GM controller does not apply the brakes when depressing the pedal if the vehicle is not moving (duh). So don't be surprised if you try to test it sitting in your driveway and think that it's not working -- it's designed that way to save wear on the pump if you're not moving. Pressing the manual control does apply the brakes though. (The brakes also apply if you're on an incline). I fabricated a mounting plate out of 3/8 aluminum since the trailer tongue was not wide enough and attached the pump using 4 countersunk 1/4" stainless bolts and then used two 1/2" square u-bolts to affix it to the trailer. If I set the gain on the truck to max, I can actually lock the trailer's wheels, something that surge brakes can't do on their best day! Back in 2010 I upgraded my disc brakes to Kodiak all stainless steel rotors, mounting plates and calipers -- 8 years old and they were still like new -- also well worth the money! 546209


Comments
Every trailer should be set up like this! Imagine power disc brakes on the trailer, just like your car. Theres a reason that drum brakes arent used anymore. Trailer manufacturers are just too cheap to build then right. Heres your opportunity to fix that!
Doctor P - 07/26/2019

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Together, I couldn't be happier with my setup. The Dexter K71-651 provides more than enough power to stop my little single axle boat trailer and when the emergency break-away is activated, I can't roll the tires by pulling forward, they lock solid. I love the combination of this unit with the Redarc TowPro Elite, and these two have completely changed the way my trailer handles. If I was starting over, I would buy exactly this setup again. Thank you to ETrailer.com for excellent customer service and quick shipping. I received my unit in 2 days, and my entire order was exactly as purchased. They even emailed me on the day it was delivered to ensure I received it! 617921



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Works like a champ, no troubles so far! 891707



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Works perfectly, I've had it a year now and it's a quality part hooked right up and is still running fine . I never have a problem with anything I buy from ETrailer 881496



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East install as it was a replacement for the same unit that was ruined by an employee running it out of fluid. Brakes work fantastic if you keep brake fluid in the unit! 850252



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The controller got here on time and bolted up and worked just like it is supposed to. 829727



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Ashley did a great job and was delivered early thx. Very pleasant and informative person 821070



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Arrived the next day and works as it should. Very pleased. 808878



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Only 3 stars because the unit is not repairable. After a lightning strike nearby may be what damaged my controller I had to get a totally new unit. Upon opening the old unit up I could see there was just one component on the circuit board that was damaged. There should be an option to buy just the circuit board along with a gasket kit. It is a very expensive unit and I question the durabilty of the unit. There is a warning in the instruction manual that warns about sensitive electronics and also says the complete unit must be REMOVED from the trailer before any welding repair is made. If this thing is so sensitive you had better hope it does not crap out when you need your trailer brakes the most. I wish there was another option other than this "SENSITIVE" piece. etrailer was OK to buy from no issue there. 798793



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[Thumbs Up] 791856



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Dexter always makes an excellent product. It performs as it should. 786789



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Easier install than the Titan controller that went bad on me. The videos show one person for the bleed of lines. It really needs two. One to operate the pump and one to bleed. I tried myself, but after bleeding 2 lines the pump started to make noises. Hurried to shut off before it ran too long. It works fine after the whole installation was done. 735692



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I used this model to replace an older version that ended up failing on our trailer. This version seems to be much stronger than the old. I’m not running the truck controller as high as I use to and I am getting the same breaking power. 616722



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Used this product to replace a failed ActiBrake sytem. Worked perfectly. Dimensions were almost exact, wiring very simple and thread size was the same. Performance of this product was just as expected. Thank You, etrailer for prompt and precise service and great pricing. 575048



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Direct fit exactly what I needed 554452



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Great product . Fast delivery. Good pri ce 544083



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Excellent quality. 384380



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Excellent 281545


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    Factory integrated brake controllers in newer trucks are not always reliable with electric over hydraulic actuators. The newer trucks mostly all say their integrated controllers work with the EOH setups but we've found that it isn't always the case. What you described happening is an example of an integrated controller not working right with the actuator so an aftermarket controller will be your best option. The Prodigy P3 part # 90195 will be your best option. This is our most reliable...
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  • Replacement Fill Cap Recommendation for a Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator part # K71-651
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  • Does Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator Work w/Ford Factory Brake Controller
    Dexter has claimed that the DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator # K71-651 is compatible with all factory brake controllers. But what I recommend is to check the functions on your factory brake controller in your 2017 Ford F-350 to see if there is an electric over hydraulic mode. If so then you will be good to go for sure. If not then there is a chance that they 2 are not compatible.
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    Dexter does state that the electric over hydraulic actuator # K71-651 is compatible will all Ford factory brake controllers so that would include the one in your 2016 Ford F-350. I checked the owner's manual for your truck and it does state that the controller works with some electric over hydraulic systems but doesn't name any specific models.
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  • How Does Air Get in Hydraulic Trailer Brake Lines Every 2 to 3 Months
    Air can get into hydraulic brake lines from a leak in the line somewhere or at a fitting, via the cap on the master cylinder, or at a leaky wheel cylinder. A leak that is slow can be hard to find but it could eventually drain the master cylinder causing it to push through air. You would notice low fluid levels when you go to bleed the brakes if a leak was left unchecked for long enough. You would probably be able to find a leak when bleeding the brakes simply because there is more pressure...
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  • Will Dexter EOH Actuator # K71-651 Work with Factory Integrated Brake Controller in 2014 GMC Sierra
    My research on the GMC truck forum website does indicate that, according to a GM technician, starting with the 2014 model year K2XX trucks the factory ITBC is directly compatible with EOH actuators, although this was not the case for earlier model years. In order for an electronic brake controller like the factory integrated unit in your GMC Sierra, or an aftermarket type like the popular Tekonsha Prodigy P2 # 90885, to properly operate an electric-over-hydraulic trailer brake actuator...
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    We have found that the Dexter electric over hydraulic actuators like the # K71-651 that you referenced just don't work well with the factory integrated brake controllers like what you have in your 2013 Ram 1500. Sometimes they'll work decently, but for the most part it's pretty inconsistent so we don't recommend this actuator unless the vehicle has a brake controller specifically designed to work with EOH actuators like the P2 part # 90885. Instead of all of that I would recommend you...
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  • Testing The Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator
    Yes, you have a couple of ways to test the Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator # K71-651. The first test to try is to connect the white wire to the negative post of the battery. Then connect the black wire to the positive post on the battery. The unit may click but should not run. If it does run, it is a bad unit and needs to be replaced. The other is to leave the white wire connected to the negative post on the battery and connect the yellow wire to the positive...
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  • Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator Runs Constantly and Goes Through Brake Fluid Fast
    That fluid has to be going somewhere! What you can do is have someone activate the manual override on the brake controller in the vehicle cab while checking for leaks. Make sure the reservoir is full though. If it is not leaking at a line or connection somewhere then check the wheels cylinders at the brake assemblies. You might also notice brake fluid on the backs of the wheels or in that general area. You want the brakes to be applied full so make sure the controller is set to the...
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  • Compatibility of Dexter Actuator With Kodiak Disc Brakes
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  • Does Breakaway Battery of a Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator Have to Be Charged to Function
    With the use of the Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator part # K71-651 the breakaway battery has to be charged otherwise it won't work. With standard electric drum brakes the brake controller would still control the brakes of your trailer like normal with a dead breakaway battery. This setup is very different that with and electric over hydraulic setup but that may be where the confusion is. When wired up properly (see diagram), the tow vehicle will put a maintenance charge on...
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  • Will Dexter DX Series EOH Work With Factory Ford Brake Controller on 2017+ F-350
    It can be hit or miss with factory brake controllers but I do believe the factory integrated brake controller (ITBC) on a 2017 Ford F-350 or 2018 Ford F-350 will work with the Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator part # K71-651. Worse case, an adapter like the Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator Adapter Module part # HBA-CAM would be needed but I don't think that is true for the 2017+ models.
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  • What PSI Rating Does the Actuator Need To Be Rated for When Switching to EOH Disc Brakes
    The system requirements for disc brakes are different than the system requirements for drum brakes. Disc brakes require a higher psi rating of 1600+ in order to achieve optimal performance whereas drum brakes only require 1000 psi. I would be willing to bet you will notice an increase in stopping power if you were to switch to a 1,600 psi actuator since you have disc brakes but nevertheless you'll need to obtain one rated for this when you convert to electric over hydraulic. I recommend...
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  • Troubleshooting Dexter DX Series EOH Actuator K71-651
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  • Troubleshooting Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Controller That Keeps Running
    Since you came from a Dexter Actuator I can help you troubleshoot the problem. If you do not have a Dexter unit let me know and I will be glad to see if I can help you out. Most issues are related to wiring or ground problems. Since it sounds like this is not a new installation I don't think it is an issue with the incorrect brake controller in your vehicle. You do want to make sure you are using a brake controller like part # 90885 that is designed for electric over hydraulic systems. Here...
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  • Troubleshooting Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator that Wont Activate via Brake Pedal
    The Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator for Disc Brakes # K71-651 is confirmed to be compatible with all factory integrated brake controllers from Ford, so it should work just fine with yours. That being said, if your factory controller is a proportional one, like most factory controllers, you must be moving for the Dexter actuator to come on via the brake pedal, so if you're testing it while the vehicle is parked, this is why the brakes aren't activating. When testing,...
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  • Is a Dexter Elec./Hydraulic Brake Actuator Damaged if it was Ran Dry
    I spoke with my contact at Dexter and when I explained to him your situation he said you are totally fine. He said that the actuators will be totally fine if they were temporarily ran dry.
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  • How To Check If Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator Needs To Be Replaced
    I have attached a diagram that shows how the Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator, part # K71-651 needs to be wired. You may want to check the wiring to make sure it is wired correctly and none of the wires show any signs of damage. Make sure any of the connections are not corroded or damaged and repair as needed. There are 2 tests you can run to make sure you know if it is a bad unit or not. First, connect the white wire to the negative post of the battery. Then connect...
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  • Electric Over Hydraulic Brakes Don't Work w/Brake Pedal on Newer GM Trucks w/OEM Brake Controller
    Like you said, many factory integrated brake controllers will not work well with electric over hydraulic trailer braking systems. Some of the newer versions of these controllers now have an electric over hydraulic mode. Check to see if any of your trucks have this mode and, if they do, if the braking starts working with the pedal. Otherwise there are a couple of solutions to solve this issue. First, there may be an adapter that will allow the factory controllers to work but it depends...
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