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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Left Hand - 6,000 lbs

Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Left Hand - 6,000 lbs

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12" x 2" Driver's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 5-bolt pattern. Fits 14-1/2" to 16" wheels. Call 800-298-8924 to order Dexter Axle accessories and parts part number 23-105 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Dexter Axle products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Left Hand - 6,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Axle Accessories and Parts - 23-105

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • Dexter Axle
  • Brake Assembly
  • 12 x 2 Inch Drum
  • LH
  • Manual Adjust
  • 6000 lbs

12" x 2" Driver's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 5-bolt pattern. Fits 14-1/2" to 16" 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
  • Adjuster plugs (included) cover access holes to keep dirt and grime out of the assemblies and off of the shoes
  • Mounting bolts sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: most standard hub-and-drum assemblies, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Configuration: left hand (driver's side)
  • Dimensions: 12" diameter x 2" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 5 bolt
  • Wheel size: 14-1/2", 15" or 16"
  • Axle rating: 6,000 lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty


Exploded Electric Brake Assembly



K23-105-00 Dexter Electric Brake Assembly, LH - 6,000 lbs

Replaces 23-105





Video of Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Left Hand - 6,000 lbs

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




Video Transcript for Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly Installation

Today, on this enclosed trailer, we're going to install Part Number 23-105. This is a 12 inch, electric brake assembly for the left hand side of the trailer rated at 6,000 pounds from Dexter. Everything shown in this video will also apply to Part Number 23-106. This is the same type of brake assembly but for the right hand side. Now this is traditional brake assembly that you're probably used to seeing. It has a small, oval magnet on the bottom.

Our new one looks a little bit different but it bolts on the same and wires at the same, just as the original. You see the label for left hand side. You can see the 5 nuts on the preexisting studs on the axle, with the same dimension and number here. Let's go down to our next axle where we have our brake assembly already removed and you can see where everything is gone, we go ahead and take our new part and slide into place. When you install it, you want to always make sure that your magnet is always facing toward the ground. After you take off the nuts for the original brake assembly, it's a good idea to go ahead and just cut your wires. Basically, what you want to do is just cut them but still leave a little lead left over so you have a fresh to work with.

Let's go ahead and put our new brake assembly in place. We can go ahead and reinstall the original nuts and lock washers. Oaky, inaudible 00:01:30 We'll go ahead and run them down and then hand tighten them. In just a matter of a few moments, we've got a whole new brake assembly installed, new magnets, and new pads and springs. It's a lot quicker this way than buying pieces individually and putting them on your old back inaudible 00:01:56 plate. There are a variety of ways of making a wire connections but in this case, we'll be using Part Number DW05744-10.

This is the Deka Heat Shrink Butt Connector for 16 and 14 gauge wires. Just like any other butt connector, we'll go ahead and strip the wires back. Twist our wires and add our butt connectors. Now to connect the wires, we don't have to worry about polarity because magnets don't have a polarity. You just want to make sure that one of these wires eventually goes to ground and the other wire eventually goes to your hot lead and your output from your brake controller. All right, we've got our connections made, we'll go ahead and use the heat gun to seal them up.

Now instead of a heat gun, you can get by with a lighter. Once we allow them to cool, you can go ahead and tape them up or secure them anyway that you'd like. Now, we've got our wheel and our hub already installed, all we're going to do is adjust the brakes. Using the brake tool, and we'll just go ahead and tighten up the adjusters until you really can't spin the wheel. Then a tip clue, you want to back it off one click at a time about 10 clicks. Then give it a spin and you should have a very light drag. If you don't, like in this case here, you probably want to tighten it up just a little bit more but that gets you pretty close. There it is right there. There you have it for Part Number 23-105. .


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Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Assembly - 12" - Left Hand - 6,000 lbs - 23-105

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (102 Customer Reviews)

12" x 2" Driver's-side electric trailer brake assembly fits 6,000-lb axles. Mounting flange has a 5-bolt pattern. Fits 14-1/2" to 16" wheels.

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Excellent service and great product! 456625



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Thanks to Etrailer staff for helping me identify the right product needed for my trailer and also the speedy delivery getting me back on the road again. 375438



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great way to do trailer brakes . great price and delivery. Thank you 508620



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Brake assemblies were exactly as described. Installation was very straightforward and fairly simple. Total install time was two hours for 4 brake assemblies. 670856



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Less work than buying all the parts separately. Parts came in good physical condition. However, on 1 of the 4 assemblies, the adjuster and adjuster spring was loose in the packaging but was easily made whole. 637891



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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



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I replaced the electric brakes on my dump trailer, and bought the Dexter 6000 lb set, fully assembled and ready to bolt on. They fit perfectly and are of the quality that I expected for American made products. I am very happy with my purchase. 641008



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I bought a used toy boxa and quickly found out that the breaks were mowed down. I had trip planned to Yellowstone so, I needed these fast. They showed up on time and were the right part. I put them on drive from SoCal to Yellowstone which is 1500 miles. I re-adjust the break one morning in Yellowstone and haven’t looked back. Thank you Etrailer.com!!!! Here is a picture of my trailer in Idaho. We camped here one night before we got to Yellowstone. 520754



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Etrailer was great. Ordered dexter brake assemblies and grease seals. Everything work perfectly. Will order again. 738820



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Ordered with the 3-5 day shipping. Later that evening I received notice that it had shipped Received parts in 2 days not the 3-5 that I paid a little extra for. Very good first timer experience with this vendor. 721773



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The product is great and easy to install. Each piece was indivigually boxed and all four were in anothe box for protection. Very good experience. 707251



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Perfect fit and easy to install. 695310



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Service was excellent.....I loved the timely manner the products were delivered and I liked being able to track the order. Certainly will order from here again! 683246



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Great product, excellent service! 677527



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Great price and delivery for real Dexter loaded backing plates! 672229



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All was easy to install and everything worked as it should've. Thanks for making things pain free. 655760



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Easy to install. Fast shipping 644947



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Brakes were shipped quick and packaged perfect. Well made product. 642128



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Product as described. Fast service and very well packaged. Highly recommend. 639055



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So glad I found E-Trailer!!! 626701



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I checked here locally on the cost of trailer brake shoes and magnets and found the price of etrailers' complete brakes and magnets assembled on a new backplate was by far less expensive. After removing the drum, this meant near zero labor, just five nuts to remove and replace the backplate then splice the wires. And another BIG plus, free shipping on an over thirty pound shipment. Wow so easy...And now I have all new brakes, magnets and all the other parts too, just seems to good to be true. I will continue to tell everyone about this labor saving and great priced product. Thank you etrailer.com. 620294



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Didnt realize how bad the brakes were until they were replaced! Now, the trailer actually stops!!! 607317



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Good quality! Great price! 578860



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They were easy to install . It would be easier if there was a wiring plug instead of having to splice the wires together. 509714



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Great service and quick shipping as always from etrailer. We have used these replacements several times for our equipment trailers. 477066


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