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/Electric Drum Brakes
/6000 lbs Axle
/12 x 2 Inch
/14-1/2 Inch Wheel, 15 Inch Wheel, 16 Inch Wheel, 16-1/2 Inch Wheel
Item # 23-105
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12" x 2" Driver's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has 5-bolt pattern.
Video of 12" Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - Left Hand - 6,000 lbs
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Today we're going to show you the 12" Electric Brake Assembly for Left-Hand Side, part number 23-105. This is a 12" x 2" brake assembly. We measured the diameter across the shoes and there's our 12". Then we measure the width of the shoe and there's our 2" figure. When paired up with the right-hand side assembly, these brakes are good for trailer axles rated up to 6,000 pounds. The assembly mounts on a 5 bolt mounting pattern.
So you want to check your trailer axle and make sure that it's got the same 5 bolt pattern. There are a pair of wire leads that you will use for your electrical connections. It doesn't matter what you use for ground and which you use for brake feed so long as you have a good solid electrical connection. These are manually adjusted brakes. So when you first install them and set them up and over time as the shoes wear, you will need to adjust the brakes.
To do this, push on the star wheel and it will rotate and expand this pin, opening up the shoes and making the brakes fit tight. So this is an electric brake assembly. You're not going to want to use it on boat trailer or other marine trailer applications. The way the brake assembly works is the drum rotates with the wheel around the brake assembly and you apply the brakes pressure inside the vehicle. This magnet will become charged and it will adhere to the drum.
As the drum moves, it's going to drag along the magnet, pulling this arm which in turn will open up the brake assembly and apply pressure. You can identify this is the left-hand side by looking at the length of the shoes. The shorter shoe is to be facing the front of the trailer, whereas the longer shoe is going to be facing the back. And that does it for the 12'' Electric Brake Assembly for Left-Hand Side, part number 23-105.
Average Customer Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (73 Customer Reviews)12" x 2" Driver's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has 5-bolt pattern.
by: Ken Warren09/21/2015
First shipment of two 23-105, and two 23-106 arrived with grease contamination soaked into the lining on two assemblies and impact damage to the lining on a third. etrailer shipped three replacements promptly. Sticker on carton said "quality checked by Alex G. Perhaps Alex should find another line of work. My major issue however is that after installing these I had to crank the power on my controller to maximum to achieve any helpful braking and can't even come close to wheel lockup which you need to adjust properly. I noticed that the new magnets were oval shaped unlike my old ones which were longer and flat on top and bottom (like the magnets pictured on the 7000lb assemblies). I assumed the style had simply changed since my magnets were made and I had no reason to look at 7000lb brakes as my axles are tagged 4400lb. All instructions on etrailer site state to select the brakes by the weight of your trailer which in my case is 9000lbs. Surely four 6000lb brake assemblies would be overkill..WRONG! My axles are 7000lb "de-rated" to 4400 but they obviously had 7000lb brakes. This caveat has caused me to install the wrong brake assemblies! If you are replacing your brakes and wish to duplicate your stopping power, do NOT listen the the "expert" answers on here. Compare the shape of the magnets. These small oval magnets are not as strong and braking will suffer. I still feel as though I should be able to achieve wheel lockup with these but not the case and since they have now been used, I can not return them. 226804
by: Chester L.04/11/2017
I am writing this very favorable review of my online shopping experience with etrailer. Recently I had to replace the brakes, hubs, wheels and tires on my travel trailer. Please keep in mind that I am a 65 year old man without a lot of experience with online shopping. Never-the-less, I decided to give it a try in hopes of saving some money. To my surprise, etrailer made the experience very easy and painless. Before I placed my order on line, I had a question about one of the items on my shopping list, so I placed a call to them. I spoke with a very lovely and patient Customer Service Representative by the name of Michelle S. She was very helpful in answering my questions and encouraged me to call her back directly when I was ready to place my order; and so I did. During the shipping process, she kept me informed through emails the status of my order and everything arrived on time and in great shape. I truly appreciate the personalized services I received doing business with etrailer. They truly removed all of the uncertainty and nervousness of shopping online. 367137
by: Bill B. in Michigan09/13/2011
EXCELLENT...... START TO FINISH. Fantastic service, great prices, quality products. Here's a before and after picture. It only took 30 minutes and basic tools to make the replacement. So much better than trying to clean up the old rusty one. Thanks again, Bill Borland in Michigan 23873
by: Larry D.02/04/2012
This was not the first time I have purchased from "etrailer.com". The first time being several years ago. I purchase may products on line and honestly this company/source for the products they offer and the prices, processing, shipping and support they provide is very honestly as good as I have ever encountered. Their staff are completely helpful and "KNOW" the products they sell. I have my own RV and have hauled/delivered RV's Commercally for years, through out the lower 48, Canada and Alaska. No, I don't write reviews very often and only after I have honest experiences with the sources that enable me to evaluate them, good or bad. 31057
by: Bob W01/25/2014
It fits. Easy installation. Service was great. 114697
by: Todd W02/24/2017
I had ordered some parts online to rebuild the suspension on one of our trailers. Customer service called me a short time later to inform me that they were out of stock on some items, they asked if it was possible to substitute some items. She was able to find the exact parts I needed in a different kit. The parts came within 3 days, very well packed, and they fit perfectly! This is the 3rd time I've ordered from etrailer and they have exceeded my expectations every time. EXCELLENT customer service and quality parts. 347617
by: Dean E.05/12/2015
Excellent service over the phone, arrived quicker then told when I ordered. Real easy to replace, 5 mounting nuts and the 2 wires for the brake hook-up. Can't beat the price, a lot better ordering the whole brake assembly then just the brake shoes. Hardest thing was dealing with the messy wheel bearings. As always, GREAT JOB ETRAILER. 192245
by: Vern H09/29/2015
Brake assemblies seem to be of equal quality to original equipment. One of the front shoes on one unit looked like it had been trued to round and was thinner on one end than the other. I don't know if it will have a shorter life because of this or will wear better because it is more round. The grease seals are fin also. 228377
by: Terry N10/06/2012
I was replacing the brakes on a 72 Airstream Argosy and needed a magnet but found out I could get whole new assemblies for $2.00 more! That's a deal! Just make sure if your backing plates have attached studs that you pick up the necessary grade 5 or 8 bolts, nuts and lock washers too. 56529
by: Tim Murray05/16/2014
Omg I never thought putting brakes on my camper was going to be so easy. I have been dreading that job all winter. 5bolts an 2wires and I was done . Looks exactly like original product. Thanks for making this job so easy Tim 130939
by: allison hood07/31/2014
This was a much better experience then the hitch I bought from you. The shipping was a good amount of time and I am happy with the product. I do appreciate having two people making sure that the package was delivered in a timley manner. thank you! 143761
by: Joey M08/03/2016
Dexter electric brake assemblies arrived in 3 days, free shipping and they fit great. I could have gotten them in stock locally, but they were an aftermarket brand and cost more. Etrailer has the best prices and service, anywhere!!!!!! A++++++ 279202
by: Dave R08/31/2016
It fit my 89 Airstream perfectly. Original unit broke a spring and totally self destructed. This and the brake drum with bearings fixed everything. About $50 cheaper than buying from my local brake shop who I have dealt with for 30 years. 289575
by: Jim Woodside12/09/2014
I have just received my new dexter brake assemblies and have not installed them yet. They look like they are very well built and the shipping was very fast and would recommend etrailer to anyone who needs brake replacement. 163919
Excellent customer support when ordering, fast shipping and much cheaper than I could source locally. Ordered 3 pairs for replacements for a triple axle airstream trailer. Hope they last another 20 years. 58267
by: Mike L03/02/2017
Great products Great service Good Prices What more could you want !!! Thanks Chris 351180
WOW! Ordered on 9-10 was here 9-12-13. Packing could have been a little better, one adjuster had come off found it in the bottom of the box no big deal but if packed better shouldn't have happened. 99739
by: Shane J.05/14/2013
Brakes were just as describe fit perfectly and work great. Good price and quick shipment. Awesome communication and very helpful website with lots of good useful information! 80206
by: Burt B.07/08/2014
Great quality, great price, fit like originals. Price from etrailer.com was quite a bit lower than other vendors. Quick shipping - trailer was back on the road in no time. 140086
by: Neil C.09/06/2016
Beautiful 12 x 2 loaded back plates. 5 holes, lined up perfectly. Need bolts, no studs on these American Beauties!. Before and after, on a 1967 Airstream Globetrotter. 292047
by: Kevin R02/25/2017
I purchased a "loaded" brake assembly and brake drum, perfect fit and function. Sales person was very helpful to be sure I had the right replacement part parts. 349501
by: Stan B07/25/2015
Great brakes at a great price and made in the USA. These brakes are easy to install and work great and Etrailer is the ONLY place to shop for trailer parts thanks 214306
by: ken f05/22/2015
I was repacking bearings and noticed brake shoes questionable. I changed all four brake assemblies. It was a breeze and very cost effective. The only way to go! 194918
by: Don C.10/30/2014
Excellent quality. Good overall experience. Helpful staff. Great follow up. Best customer service I've experienced with any internet purchase to date. 158547
I ordered a complete set and when I got them they were very nice clean and was very easy to install would suggest them to anyone good job etrailer.com 247242
Great product and customer service. I'll be back for my trailer needs. 55865
by: Gene G08/26/2013
The Brakes I received were the exact fit. It was easy looking at the video and then the install. etrailer.com is one of the best on-line stores. 97113
by: John Irwin08/30/2016
They were easy to put on and have work very well. We just put 2800+ miles on them in the last two weeks with both flat land and some hills. 289399
by: John K08/01/2012
It's too soon to rate the product for longevity, but the brake kits look like original manufactures equipment and the price was right. 50168
Quick shipping and just what I ordered. Not had time to install, but sure items will perform great. Price was extremely reasonable. 168558
by: Aaron R04/29/2016
Orderd a set for my trailer good Quality, and excellent fit fast shipping with a great price and on top of that made in USA..!! 247483
I bought these and installed them for a friend of mine. No complaints from him, so everything is going good with the trailer. 318847
by: Josh C08/11/2014
The complete brake assembly arrived exactly as described and was very easy to install. Great price and fast shipping. a+++ 145785
by: Mike S12/20/2013
Fit perfectly and arrived very quick. Website is very helpful at making sure you get the exact stuff you need. 110635
by: Mead W.09/25/2012
Great product - excellent service and followup from Etrailer- would (and have) done business with them again. 55757
easy install and adjusting haven't pulled the trailer yet but looks good and all I needed was hand tools 154579
by: Odella F.05/06/2015
Excellent experience! The trailer brakes work perfect. If we need more parts, we will be back. 190904
by: Odella F.05/06/2015
Excellent experience! The trailer brakes work perfect. If we need more parts, we will be back. 190903
by: BRUCE C.09/05/2014
GLAD I FOUND THIS SITE. GREAT PRODUCT AT A GOOD PRICE . THIRD TIME I HAVE ORDERED FROM THEM. 150237
by: Charles H.12/23/2011
Product as described. Fast shipping and great communication during ordering and shipping. 28647
received shipment in timely fasion despite weather conditions and be shipped to Canada 168511
by: Joe R.05/21/2016
Well made and a perfect fit. Easy install and adjustment. Not one issue on the road. 250998
by: Tom K06/27/2015
Item arrived on time and was a perfect match for the old item. Easy installation. 207664
by: skip dahl05/12/2015
Very happy, It was easy, Everything matched perfectly, thank you, skip, 191956
by: Scott F.06/25/2013
brake assembly was easy to install, well made, and quick delivery. 86119
by: Roy Caudill05/04/2013
Parts were shipped on time.all parts fit and good USA made parts. 79012
Fast delivery and product was good quality and easy to install. 32877
by: Arvon P06/11/2015
Exactly what I wanted and within the specified time frame 202599
This is the best trailer brake assembly I have ever seen. 193083
by: Rick S03/27/2017
Great price, quick response and great customer service 362294
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