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Brake Actuator with Manual Lockout - Bolt On - Drum - 2" Ball - 7,500 lbs

Brake Actuator with Manual Lockout - Bolt On - Drum - 2" Ball - 7,500 lbs

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The lockout switch on this hydraulic actuator lets you deactivate your trailer brakes so that you can back up with ease. For use with drum brakes. Bolts onto 3" wide channel tongue. Call 800-298-8924 to order Titan brake actuator part number T4500600 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Titan products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Brake Actuator with Manual Lockout - Bolt On - Drum - 2" Ball - 7,500 lbs. Brake Actuator reviews from real customers.
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Titan Brake Actuator - T4500600

  • Surge Brake Actuator
  • Drum Brakes
  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 7500 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • Titan
  • Manual Lockout
  • Straight Tongue Coupler

The lockout switch on this hydraulic actuator lets you deactivate your trailer brakes so that you can back up with ease. For use with drum brakes. Bolts onto 3" wide channel tongue.


Features:

  • Hydraulic actuator synchronizes trailer brakes with tow-vehicle brakes
  • Manual reverse lockout lets you reverse without actuating your trailer's brakes
    • Easy-to-use lever activates lockout
    • Free-backing brakes not required - works with uni-servo and duo-servo brakes
  • Breakaway kit included
  • Bolt-on installation


Specs:

  • Application: hydraulic drum brakes
  • Ball size: 2"
  • Mounting: 3" wide channel tongue
  • Capacity: 7,500 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight: 750 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


When you apply the brakes in your tow vehicle, deceleration occurs and momentum pushes your trailer toward the rear of your vehicle. With surge brake systems, the actuator is triggered as your trailer moves forward while the tow vehicle slows. The actuator telescopes, applying force to its master cylinder, which in turn supplies the necessary hydraulic pressure to engage the trailer's brakes.

The reverse lockout can be engaged with a simple lever on the coupler. Once the lockout has been activated, you can back up your trailer without triggering the trailer brakes. Always remember to disengage the lockout mechanism when preparing to move forward.



4500600 Actuator with Lockout Lever - Drum






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Brake Actuator with Manual Lockout - Bolt On - Drum - 2" Ball - 7,500 lbs - T4500600

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (45 Customer Reviews)

The lockout switch on this hydraulic actuator lets you deactivate your trailer brakes so that you can back up with ease. For use with drum brakes. Bolts onto 3" wide channel tongue.

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Great product, customer service is the best !! Perfect bolt on hitch!! 553872



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very nice hitch/brake actuator. Should last many years, great product, also was a perfect fit to replace old titan areo 6000 hitch 606498



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Works great. Highly recommend replacement for my old welded on Atwood surge brake actuator. 441542



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Product exactly as described. Good Price. Arrived as promised. Highly recommend this item. Great quality. 203881



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Awesome! Customer service is amazing as well! 382374



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very nice hitch/brake actuator. Should last many years, great product, also was a perfect fit to replace old titan areo 6000 hitch 606497



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Even though I haven't installed the part yet, I can tell the surge brake actuator is of high quality. The metal is thick and put together well. It is a bit longer than my old unit which is actually a good thing. Only concern is the backup pin, worried i may lose it. Going to call and order a spare. Ordered and received even quicker than I expected with no damage. Thank you 829884



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Thank you for your fast shipping and low price for the Titan surge hitch for my boat! The free shipping was awesome and very well packaged. This unit is very good quality, well made. I didn't get an owners manual for it but it is available for free online. My only "complaint" is that it is about 10" longer than my previous hitch but it is much better quality and I know it will offer me no problems on lake day. Easy installation. Haven't towed yet but I expect no problems. A+ etrailer.com is my new go to. 775369



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That actuator works great. I installed it along with a new disk brake conversion kit on my bass boat trailer. Thank you for having a quality product. Chris 747048



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Product delivery was very prompt. The product appears to be very high quality and well built. I'm disappointed there were no installation instructions included nor were there bolts included. I search the product information thoroughly before placing the order and could not find any information on the bolt size or grade. This would be an enhancement. 678699



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I really like this hitch it was easy to install works great. I gave it 4 star rating because it didn't come with the outer cap to prevent dirt around the master cylinder and the inner moving parts of the hitch. I had to order it separate from the hitch. Plus pay a separate shipping charge. The cap should be part of tbe hitch assembly 561343



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Every think worked out great, it got fast and in great shape thank you. 183973



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Morning Sorry for not getting back to you all sooner but I was out of town for sometime. Now for your product and company, let me say you are one of the few that I have done business with and I have to rate your complete service from start to finish as one if not the BEST I have done business with. In fact you are so good that I am going to recommend you to all the members of the Coastside Fishing Club. Thank you for your timely and excellent service. You are the best! --- George PS : If I was to add anything to this questioner it would be there were no instructions or spec's that accompanied the produce. Although your video of the product was excellent and even a dummy like me can make the install. --- Thanks Again 136362



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


We converted a tandem axle boat trailer to disk from drum. The kit worked out well with the exception of the surge hitch. The latch was flawed. When the customer pulled up the boat ramp the hitch popped off. This was after he had towed it 200 miles on the freeway, which could have been disastrous. Fortunately, no harm was done. I sent pictures to George who put me in contact with manufacturer. They were anxious to admit fault and sent a replacement. Etrailer was excellent to work with. 260093



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Great piece blows the old attwood for drums i had out of the water no more having to hold the tounge open to get ball to seat. Oh not to mention you can get across the trailer without killing your self and catching shorts and pants on coupler. Great upgrade for ski boat trailer! Worth the extra $. Latch is so much more secure. 479695



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Broken,incorrect and paid to get it sooner: ordered a Titan swing tongue with brake actuator and manual lockout. Got a piece of crap(dexter)with broken bushings. Missing most hardware. Electric lockout. Be careful with what you get .Called and got we need pics. No return call for hours. 432407



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


The swing-away trailer hitch is an excellent fit and now allows me to store the ski boat in my garage. “bolt-on” to the trailer frame may require some alignment fine tuning when using the optional adapter plate. 774108



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Brake actuator/coupler was perfect fit. Easy installation working very well 765093



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Very good, a must have after a year still working great. 676601



- T4606520
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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Very heavy duty and looks well built. I could have purchased this same item from someone else but I have had previous experience with etrailer and I was extremely pleased with their service, communication, price and above all their super fast shipping. I will stick with what works. Thanks guys. 593500



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


I love this product so far. No more bruised knees. 502975



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Brake actuator installed 486250



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Easy installation works as advertised. 482941



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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


Missing two nuts out of 6. Called and was taken care of without any issues. 470389



- T4606520
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Review from a similar Aero 7500 in Brake Actuator


I have a 2011 Lund impact 1775 on a Shorelander single axle trailer which tips the scale around 2500# dry. I felt that surge brakes would be a smart investment and take some pressure off my Ford F150 to help stop that beast. I researched kits, actuators, calipers and rotors and decided on the Kodiak caliper and rotor kit and the Titan actuator. eTrailer had both in stock, a convenient hose kit to boot and fair price so I purchased the lot from them. Delivery was very quick and all of the hardware arrived together and in good shape. It took me one afternoon to assemble the actuator on my swing \-away tongue and another to install the calipers and rotors. There was one snag with the hose kit, in that one of the hoses was incorrect. I contacted Bryan at eTrailer and he was very accommodating; rushing the correct hose to me and then following up by phone when I received it. It took about two hours to finish the installation and I couldn't be more pleased, both with the quality of the products and the first-rate service! I have yet to bleed the system and take it out for a run but I don't anticipate any issues. I fully recommend eTrailer, their products and service! 468408


Comments
I want to thank you again for your assistance in getting me the correct parts for my trailer brake installation. I took three major road trips with the boat last year and the trailer brakes worked flawlessly. The major reasons I installed the braking system were: the overall weight of the boat and trailer in relationship to my pickup 2006 F150 and braking performancesafety on wetslick roads. Both of these concerns were tested last year with wonderful results. I have been telling my friends, with similar trailer packages, to investigate your product. Thanks again,
Jeff - 01/21/2019

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