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Hydraulic Trailer Brake - Uni-Servo - Free Backing - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs

Hydraulic Trailer Brake - Uni-Servo - Free Backing - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs

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Free-backing, driver-side drum brake won't engage when you reverse, even if your actuator is activated. Automotive-grade friction pads and e-coated backing plate are long-lasting. Fits 13", 14", and 15" wheels. 1-800-496-5010 to order etrailer accessories and parts part number AKFBBRK-35L or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hydraulic Trailer Brake - Uni-Servo - Free Backing - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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etrailer Accessories and Parts - AKFBBRK-35L

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Hydraulic Drum Brakes
  • Brake Assembly
  • 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Drum
  • etrailer
  • LH
  • Free Backing
  • 3500 lbs

Free-backing, driver-side drum brake won't engage when you reverse, even if your actuator is activated. Automotive-grade friction pads and e-coated backing plate are long-lasting. Fits 13", 14", and 15" wheels.


Features:

  • Hydraulic drum brake assembly is designed for use with a surge-type trailer brake actuator
  • Free-backing design lets you back up without engaging the trailer brake, even if the actuator is activated
    • Fall-away brake shoe only anchors on drum when brakes are engaged as trailer is moving forward
  • Automotive-grade friction material is molded to brake shoes
    • Pads are fully bonded - not riveted - to shoes for long life and more braking torque
    • Less chance of cracking and crumbling that can lead to mechanical lockup, thanks to tapered edge and circular grinding
  • Periodic manual adjustment required
    • Fine-tooth brake adjustment gear allows for a more precise setting
  • E-coated backing plate resists wear and corrosion
  • Single plunger design
  • Adjuster plugs (included) cover access holes to keep dirt and grime out of the assembly and off of the shoes
  • Brake mounting bolts are included
    • Nuts and lock washers (BRKH10BS) sold separately
  • QAI and CSA certified


Specs:

  • Application: most standard hub-and-drum assemblies, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Configuration: left hand (driver's side)
  • Dimensions: 10" diameter x 2-1/4" wide
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 4 bolt
  • Wheel size: 13", 14", and 15"
  • Axle rating: 3,500 lbs
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Note: Because free-backing brakes are designed to eliminate nearly all friction between the brake shoes and the drum when you are driving in reverse, a trailer breakaway kit will not be effective should your trailer disconnect from your tow vehicle while you are backing up.


Free-Backing Brake Assembly

Free-backing brakes let your trailer move in reverse without the brakes being activated by your surge actuator. These brakes are needed if your actuator does not have a reverse lockout, which is a mechanism that ensures that the actuator does not activate when your rig moves in reverse.


This free-backing hydraulic brake assembly has a fall-away shoe, which provides full braking when your trailer is moving forward, but supplies only limited friction when the trailer is moving in reverse. During normal forward braking, the fall-away shoe expands to catch your brake drum. When driving in reverse, however, the fall-away shoe's extra spring will overcome the pressure from the brake cylinder. This keeps the leading edge from catching on the drum, so the shoe will not fully pivot into the drum. This exerts a smaller amount of friction, just enough to provide a minimal amount of braking when in reverse.


This trailer brake assembly acts as part of your trailer's hydraulic braking system. A hydraulic trailer brake actuator is required for this brake to function.


Thoroughly Tested for Safety

This brake assembly meets the requirements for certification by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The CSA creates standards, which when complied with ensure a safe and quality product. This brake assembly underwent extensive testing to measure stopping distances when braking. This brake has also been tested by QAI for braking performance in a complete automotive setup and under real-world conditions to provide the most realistic scenario for the everyday driver.


Automotive-Grade Friction Material

Each shoe on this brake assembly is lined with automotive-grade friction material for improved stopping performance and longevity. The friction material is fully bonded onto the surface of the brake shoe. This lining is custom-molded for a perfect fit. The edges are tapered to ensure long-lasting performance. This taper, along with the circular grinding that the lining undergoes, helps to prevent cracking and crumbling. This durability helps to prevent mechanical lockup, which can occur when brake shoes are excessively worn or broken.


The friction material is also SAE-N certified, which means that it is an environmentally safe product that complies with California and Washington regulations regarding the composition of brake pads. As a result, this material not only provides high-performance braking that can endure the test of time, but it is also environmentally friendly and safe for use throughout the United States and Canada.



12-809 AxleTek 10" X 2-1/4" LH Hydraulic Brake Assembly - Free Backing - Drivers Side - 3.5K Axles - E-Coat





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Hydraulic Trailer Brake - Uni-Servo - Free Backing - 10" - Left Hand - 3,500 lbs - AKFBBRK-35L

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (384 Customer Reviews)

Free-backing, driver-side drum brake won't engage when you reverse, even if your actuator is activated. Automotive-grade friction pads and e-coated backing plate are long-lasting. Fits 13", 14", and 15" wheels.

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They fit great and work great. A perfect upgrade to my trailer brakes.




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I am changing trailer brakes from electric (I never know if they are working or not) to surge brakes. After calling to get information that was not clear in the on the website I ordered and received the necessary parts. The technical help on the phone was helpful and and the order processed and received promptly.




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I'm in the process of mounting them now. I can't say how they work yet, but I will say that it would have been nice to know that they don't come with the mounting nuts or bleeder valves/screws. That information should be listed in BOLD FACED FONT at the top of the description. It's not listed anywhere.


Comments
The nuts and lock washers needed to mount the brake assemblies are sold separately as part # BIK-00
Brake Mounting Hardware Kit for 7" and 10" Brake Assemblies
$2.86
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-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 05/15/2018


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I replaced the brakes on a 1997 Eagle tri axle boat trailer. I was pretty sure what I wanted but I called just to confirm I was getting the right parts and I'm glad I did. Talked with Chedi and he was very helpful. Shipping was very fast, and all parts fit perfectly. I would recommend etrailer to anyone, pricing was fair and great service.




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Parts arrived quickly and customer support was EXCELLENT! etrailer was out of stock on the drums I needed so I had to order that one from a competitor BUT etrailer Customer Support advised me to make sure I ordered the right part from a competitor - who does that these days? Will certainly order from etrailer again in the future!




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had to upgrade spindles account old ones obsolete. these met the need , best price, free shipping, over 5000 miles on them trouble free. what's not to like?


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Try 2 yrs! At least since I purchased said items. Have probably put 6000 miles on everything with no issues. Thanks for checking and may God bless.
Doug H - 07/20/2018


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Bolted right on perfect fit. Needed new nuts to fit the fine threads.




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These were an exact replacement for the original and the video on the brakes was helpful. The fit was as described and all parts and workmanship was as stated. Shipping rates were fair and arrival time was better than expected.
Thanks again !




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Arrived quickly! Everything I ordered was there. Went on the trailer very easily. Works great! Thanks!




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Great service, great products.




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Part was perfect, and quick shipping!




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Everything fit perfect Lisa was an excellent sales rep will buy from them again good company




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Excellent service. Would order from again.




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I am sure overall product would have been good. etrailer Products typically are good quality. I ordered this because it stated it would be shipped in 3 days. After over a week I called their warehouse and it had not even been pulled from the shelf. This was not during covid. There were no other shipping delays. They told me the product was on their shelf just had not been pulled because of staff shortage and likely would still be a few days. This is the reason for the 2 star review. I had to cancel my order and reorder from another vendor which I could have done in the beginning and saved my boat being down a couple of weeks.




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I installed these on my 1995 dual axle DHM trailer which carries my '95 closed bow Ski Nautique. The finish is stout and set up very easy. Had a bit of a challenge installing one nut on each side due to close tolerances between the backing plate and axle support but once on, the remaining three when on easily. Recommend doing this over trying to replace just the shoes.




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My trailer is over 25 years old and my concern was if I was going to be able to get the right parts. Everthing was still the same as back then. Much easier to replace the whole Assembly as opposed to randomly replacing a part here and there. I now have a new trailer...well almost


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Its been a year now since I have installed the hydraulic trailer brake kit assembly and drums to my boat trailer and they have been working as great as the day I installed them. No issues
Charles D - 09/22/2021


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Would have been easier if I would halve pressed out the mounting studs and reused the original nuts and bolts. There was no way to torque the bottom nuts. Overall very satisfied with this product




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Good product, fit very well and easy to adjust when installed ( lubricated the adjuster anyway) After a year of in and out of the salt water once a week for the season they look very good, a little rust, but not bad. Will see next year how they stand up.


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Update: brake pad came off and locked up trailer wheel yesterday. Told only 1 year warrantee on workmanship issue. 2 years and now I need new brakes because they failed.
Bruce S - 08/26/2022

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