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etrailer Electric Trailer Brakes w/ Dust Shields - Self-Adjusting - 12-1/4" - Left/Right - 10K

etrailer Electric Trailer Brakes w/ Dust Shields - Self-Adjusting - 12-1/4" - Left/Right - 10K

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The automotive-grade pads on these automatically adjusting brakes offer lasting effectiveness. 12-1/4" x 3-3/8" Assemblies have rust-resistant, e-coated backing plates and protective dust shields. Fits 15" or larger wheels. Great Prices for the best trailer brakes from etrailer. etrailer Electric Trailer Brakes w/ Dust Shields - Self-Adjusting - 12-1/4" - Left/Right - 10K part number AKEBRK-10 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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etrailer by AxleTek Trailer Brakes - AKEBRK-10

  • Electric Drum Brakes
  • 10000 lbs Axle
  • 12-1/4 x 3-3/8 Inch Drum
  • 16 Inch Wheel
  • 16-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 17 Inch Wheel
  • 17-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • Standard Grade
  • Self Adjust
  • etrailer

The automotive-grade pads on these automatically adjusting brakes offer lasting effectiveness. 12-1/4" x 3-3/8" Assemblies have rust-resistant, e-coated backing plates and protective dust shields. Fits 15" or larger wheels.


Features:

  • Self-adjusting brakes let you maintain optimal braking power at all times
    • Ensures reliable contact between the brake shoes and drums
    • Prevents uneven wear on brake shoes
    • Allows for the perfect setting thanks to the fine-tooth star gear
  • Easier to install and gives you more control than hydraulic brakes
    • Requires only an electric brake controller (sold separately) - no actuator or hydraulic lines needed
  • Automotive-grade brake pads offer superior quality, smooth operation, and excellent braking torque
    • Fully bonded to shoes for more consistent braking compared to riveted pads
    • Tapered edges on pads minimize stuttering and brake lockup
  • Protective dust shields keep internal components free from dirt, grime, and road debris
    • E-coat on backing plates fends off rust
    • Adjuster plugs (included) cover access holes
  • Left-hand (driver's-side) and right-hand (passenger's-side) brake assemblies included
    • Mounting bolts and hardware (BRKH122510) sold separately
  • QAI , CSA , and SAE-N certifications ensure quality


Specs:

  • Application: most standard hub-and-drum assemblies, including etrailer, Dexter, and Lippert (LCI)
  • Dimensions: 12-1/4" diameter x 3-3/8" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 7 bolt
  • Wheel size: 15" or larger
  • Axle rating: 10,000 lbs


Quick Tip: There's really not a whole lot to getting new drum brakes. If you've confirmed that all of the specs listed above line up with what you need for your trailer, you can be pretty sure these will work for you.


Automotive-Grade Brake Pads

The pads on these trailer brakes are made of the same friction material that you might find on a car's drum brakes. In fact, the material is SAE-N certified. So, not only does it provide high-performance braking, but it's environmentally friendly, too! With these brakes, your trailer will be good to go on any road throughout the United States and Canada.


The superior quality of these pads is also due to the fact that they're bonded to the shoes, not just nailed down. Riveted brake pads will always give you a screeching reminder to replace your brake shoes. That's because the rivets will scrape against your drum as the friction material wears down. You won't have that noisy problem with bonded brake pads. You'll also get a little more friction pad contact because there aren't any cutouts for rivets. And more friction means more stopping power.


A closeup shot of an etrailer drum brake shows a tapered brake pad.

These pads are also tapered, which should help to prevent any broken, crumbly bits of material from rotating inside the drum as the pads wear over time. Brakes without these tapers are more likely to create a jarring braking experience that could cause the brakes to stutter and lock up.


Self-Adjusting Brakes Don't Require Routine Maintenance

With typical electric brake assemblies, you need to manually adjust them every now and then to make sure you're getting the shortest stopping distances every time you tow.


A trailer drum brake with a red callout shows the location of a tension cable and pulley on a self-adjusting trailer brake.

With self-adjusting brakes, though, you'll always have peak stopping power - simple as that! As the brake pads wear over time, a tensioning cable will automatically keep the pads in alignment so they'll consistently make contact with your drum when you brake. You won't have to do tedious manual adjustments anymore.


Thoroughly Tested for Safety

A lot of resources have been invested to ensure that these brakes meet the requirements for certification set by the QAI and CSA . Basically, these certifications tell you that these trailer brakes are well built and safe for use on the road. They've been tested for braking performance under real-world conditions to provide the most realistic scenario for the everyday tower.


How to Break In New Brakes

Once you get these brakes installed, you'll need to break them in. First, find a long stretch of road or a big, empty parking lot. Once you're there, set your brake controller to its maximum setting and get moving. Speed up to about 40 mph and brake to slow to about 20 mph. Repeat this 15-30 times. The goal is to get the brake shoes and magnet properly seated into your drum. You'll know you've done that when it feels less jerky (and more consistent) each time you apply the brakes.


Note: The brakes will be very hot after doing this, so after every 10 stops you'll want to wait about 10 minutes to let the brakes cool off before continuing. If you don't, you might cook and crack the pad material.



B1210E-11 etrailer by AxleTek Electric Brake Assembly - LH - Driver Side - 12-1/4" x 3-3/8" - Self-Adjusting - 10,000 lbs - Dust Shield

B1210E-12 etrailer by AxleTek Electric Brake Assembly - RH - Passenger Side - 12-1/4" x 3-3/8" - Self-Adjusting - 10,000 lbs - Dust Shield





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etrailer Electric Trailer Brakes w/ Dust Shields - Self-Adjusting - 12-1/4" - Left/Right - 10K - AKEBRK-10

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (193 Customer Reviews)

The automotive-grade pads on these automatically adjusting brakes offer lasting effectiveness. 12-1/4" x 3-3/8" Assemblies have rust-resistant, e-coated backing plates and protective dust shields. Fits 15" or larger wheels.

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The product was fine but the way they packaged it for shipping was terrible. It came pretty beat up and I had to straighten out the back plates on a couple of them.



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The brake assemblies are of excellent quality, fit and finish are very good, with the exception of the adjustment ports which do not align with the star wheel making for an award adjustment.
The assemblies, installed on a tandem axle trailer with 10K axles, perform well, but seem to be a little low on braking power, you can stop the trailer and tow unit using the trailer brakes but even unloaded will not lock. Considering how the performance improved with use a re-evaluation is warranted after being allowed to settle in.

I highly recommend this product.



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Packaging was terrible parts were banging around in the box, magnet nocked off and pad were chipped hope the work haven't installed yet



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Just what we need to finish the job on time and get our customer back on the road safely. Great Price on the set and Super FAST DELIVERY !!!!



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E-trailer makes it very easy to order your brakes and trailer parts they have you in the computer you can go for a couple years and not buy anything and they can tell you with seconds what you bought last, makes it very easy would recommend them to anyone. As for quality of the brakes you get about a year on them I run 5 days a week $85,000 miles a year. If you don't run them as hard as I do with the weight I carry they could possibly last two or three years even more. Self adjusting works great, put them on you don't have to mess with them.



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First look there as good as the name brand will be installing them this weekend will make a new review after that but they look



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Delivered when promised , and extremely cheaper than I could have purchased locally, E-trailer has definitely acquired another customer



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Good brakes. I’ve had them on my equipment trailer for a year. They seem to be holding up pretty good.



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They look like they’re good brakes, but the magnets are absolutely garbage they barely work Super weak magnets



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Product is fine and a fair price but packaging sucks. Box was big enough for 15 brake assy but I only ordered 4. They were beat up and thrown around inside the huge box. Don't you have a bow that fits the item



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Well made assemblies, best choice instead of repairing original. Wise to change whole assemblies



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GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE!! QUICK SHIPPING. OVERALL GREAT COMPANY TO DO BUSINESS WITH. THE PRODUCT WAS WHAT I NEEDED THE FIRST TIME.



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I received my order quickly and correctly. Awesome company to purchase trailer parts from. Great quality.



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Good service and quick



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Good fit , easy install.



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Works great perfect fit. Fast shipping.



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The only issue I have is with the packing of the order. The brake assemblies were not packaged very well at all. They were loose in one big box with a little bit of paper inside. They had bounced around enough that one of the magnets had come off the bracket. Luckily the little clip that secures the magnet was still in the box and I could put it back on.



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Good part, but doesn't come with me bolts, which i found out is $50 dollars more,,, for bolts really



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Perfect fit easy to install, work like when trailer was new.

Joe

2/5/2023

Working great



by: 06/14/2023

Quick Service, correct parts as adverti sed.



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Completely satisfied with the products and I was kept up to date on the status of my order!
Thank you



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Excellent products and even better customer service. From the ease of online ordering to the step by step notices of exactly where the product is to the unbelievable professionalism when I made a mistake on my order will definitely use again and again



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I be-leave that I have been a customer for about ten years and the service and the attention that I have receive is always professional. etrailer keep a history of my purchase's so when I order repeat items like brakes for my Big Tex trailer they know the parts that I need, I just gave them my name and phone number and within minutes the parts are on the way directly to the trailer repair shop. Great Service
Thanks



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Brakes worked just like factory and loved having the option to order new hardware for easy install and not having to use old rusted bolts and nuts! Will definitely use this place for all future trailer replacement parts



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Good product for the price


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