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Dexter DX7.5L A-60 Brake Actuator w Electric Lockout - Bolt On - Disc - 2" Ball - Zinc - 7.5K

Dexter DX7.5L A-60 Brake Actuator w Electric Lockout - Bolt On - Disc - 2" Ball - Zinc - 7.5K

Item # DX29FR
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Use this actuator to synchronize your trailer brakes with your tow-vehicle brakes. Over-center latch mechanism only engages when the actuator is fully seated on 2" hitch ball. Designed for hydraulic disc brakes and 3x4 straight tongue. 1-800-940-8924 to order Dexter brake actuator part number DX29FR or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Dexter products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Dexter DX7.5L A-60 Brake Actuator w Electric Lockout - Bolt On - Disc - 2" Ball - Zinc - 7.5K. Brake Actuator reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Brake Actuator - DX29FR

  • Surge Brake Actuator
  • Disc Brakes
  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 7500 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • Electric Lockout
  • Straight Tongue Coupler
  • Dexter

Use this actuator to synchronize your trailer brakes with your tow-vehicle brakes. Over-center latch mechanism only engages when the actuator is fully seated on 2" hitch ball. Designed for hydraulic disc brakes and 3x4 straight tongue.


Features:

  • Hydraulic actuator activates trailer's brakes when tow vehicle slows or stops
  • Electric reverse lockout lets you back up without actuating trailer brakes
    • Solenoid activates automatically when you shift into reverse
  • Low-profile coupler latch ensures easy, secure connection
    • Over-center latch mechanism only engages when the actuator is fully seated on hitch ball
  • Aluminum master cylinder is better at reducing corrosion than cast steel master cylinders
  • Zinc plating offers excellent corrosion resistance
  • Bolt-on installation
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: hydraulic disc brakes
  • Ball size: 2"
  • Mounting: 3" x 4" straight tongue
  • Capacity: 7,500 lbs
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Dimensions between mounting holes

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.



099-060-25 Dexter DX7.5L Brake Actuator w/ Electric Lockout - Disc - 2" Ball - Zinc - 7,500 lbs

Replaces UFP Model A-60 Marine Surge Brake Actuator





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Dexter DX7.5L A-60 Brake Actuator w Electric Lockout - Bolt On - Disc - 2" Ball - Zinc - 7.5K - DX29FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (180 Customer Reviews)

Use this actuator to synchronize your trailer brakes with your tow-vehicle brakes. Over-center latch mechanism only engages when the actuator is fully seated on 2" hitch ball. Designed for hydraulic disc brakes and 3x4 straight tongue.

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Updating my old surge brake coupler, I really like this Dexter DX7.5L A-60 Brake Actuator w Electric Lockout - Bolt On - Disc - 2" Ball - Zinc - 7.5K fits 3”x4”trailer tongue, it was easy to install, I did have to drill new holes, I just wish the manufacturer would have included the bolts and the information on how much to torque the bolts to, it’s about “2 drop from my old coupler. etrailer was super fast with shipping !



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Have not use the Actuator yet. However it came in a oversize box. No packing material to protect it. It was damaged when I opened the box. Scratches and damage cable

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Jenny N.

7/19/2022

Oh no! Our customer service team will reach out to assist you.



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Great replacement for a damaged actuator. A plan came together and it don't get much better.



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I slipped this into my boat mate trailer for 2001 moomba. Took about an hour to hook up and bleed the system with a buddy. Works great! If you can use simple tools and are mechanically savvy this is a no brainer.



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I thought the product was good quality would have been nice if it came with some instructions.



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Arrived in good shape not installed yet



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The part was exactly what I needed. I gave 1 less star because the original item I requested was out of stock. Luckily I noticed that on the order status page and switched it to another item. This caused a significant delay in me receiving the part.



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The product you sent me had the correct internal parts that I needed although the mount was not correct I used my mount that came with the trailer.

Ivan

2/27/2023

brakes on my boat trailer are working just as good as the day they were installed.



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My package arrived a day early.
Installed
new actuator on my boat trailer in about 5 minutes bleed the system and brakes and it works like a charm.



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I received my order two days ago, Quick shipping but it was the wrong part. I called and spoke with Noah who sent me an email asking me to take a picture of the part and add my phone number. I did right a way and still have not heard back. I emailed Noah today asking about the status no reply, now Im on a 9min hold to try and talk with someone about my replacement past. The wrong part looks like a good part if it fit my trailer.

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Sierra K.

8/18/2021

Mark, Im sorry Noah didnt reply to you in a timely manner. We will get this taken care of and send out the correct part.



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Actuator is leaking wont build pressure

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Jenny N.

6/23/2022

Thank you for contacting us about the actuator. I will have our customer service team reach out to assist you.



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Exactly what I needed. Fit perfectly and easy to install.



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Already having problems with this unit. Does not buffer the trailer anymore with stopping and starting. Worked less than 4 months

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David B.

9/15/2022

Sorry you are having issues, CS will reach out to you about the warranty David.



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Easy to order. Quick shipping

Ron

10/8/2022

Works great



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The product worked well and etrailer had excellent customer service



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Great product. Easy installation and exact fit. Product description on the website made it easy to find the correct replacement for the old part.



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Exactly what I ordered



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I was really in need of this for my boat that I'm towing to Florida for the winner and it was delivered in two days, thank you very much!



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Everything went well during installation. Product was of good quantity.



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Ordered on Wednesday and had it on Friday! The price was the lowest anywhere and free shipping this fast, how can you beat that?



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The product is exactly what I ordered and it was shipped quickly. Only problem is it is missing the upper cap to cover the brake fluid reservoir. I did call Customer Service and they said they would send one ASAP. The photo online shows it is included with the product. I’m waiting on receiving it.



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There were a lot of different options to choose from and they were extremely helpful in helping me order the right part.



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This was the exact match from for my 2008 tandem axel boat trailer. Excellent product description and information on etrailer web page.



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Shipped on time and arrived on time, which is great in todays world. Everything looks to be correct. I have not had a chance to install yet, so I will have to update after installation.


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  • What is Difference Between Dexter Couplers # DX29FR and # DX56FR
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  • Replacement Inner Member / Replacing A TDE 8000LP Brake Actuator
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    When it comes to replacing the Brake Away Cable on The Dexter Brake Actuator # DX29FR The Emergency Break Away Cable Repair Kit for Dexter Axle A-60 Brake Actuators # DX64X is the correct kit for you. . This kit includes the components needed to repair the break away cable on your Dexter Axle A-60 brake actuator. I attached a review video link below.
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