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Dexter Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - Multi-Fit Ball - Bolt On - 7,000 lbs

Dexter Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - Multi-Fit Ball - Bolt On - 7,000 lbs

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Easy and convenient turn-wheel latch lets you fit the coupler on this corrosion-resistant, surge-type actuator to a hitch ball measuring 1-7/8", 2" or 50 mm. Designed for use with drum trailer brakes. 1-800-940-8924 to order Dexter brake actuator part number T43397007K or order online at Free expert support on all Dexter products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Dexter Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - Multi-Fit Ball - Bolt On - 7,000 lbs. Brake Actuator reviews from real customers.
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Dexter Brake Actuator - T43397007K

  • Surge Brake Actuator
  • Drum Brakes
  • 1-7/8 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 7000 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • No Lockout
  • Straight Tongue Coupler
  • Dexter

Easy and convenient turn-wheel latch lets you fit the coupler on this corrosion-resistant, surge-type actuator to a hitch ball measuring 1-7/8", 2" or 50 mm. Designed for use with drum trailer brakes.


  • Hydraulic actuator synchronizes trailer brakes with tow-vehicle brakes
  • Easily adjustable to fit 1-7/8", 2" and 50-mm balls
    • Turn handwheel to tighten coupler around ball
  • Breakaway kit included
  • Zinc plating provides corrosion resistance
  • Durable steel construction
  • Bolt-on installation
    • Bolt holes 3" apart on center
    • Mounting hardware not included
  • Made in USA


  • Application: hydraulic drum brakes
  • Ball size: 1-7/8", 2" or 50 mm
    • Some adjustment may be required
  • Mounting: 3" wide channel tongue
  • Capacity: 7,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight: 700 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty

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.

068-139-01 Dexter Axle Model 60 ZX7000 Multi-Fit Actuator for Drum Brakes - Zinc

Replaces Titan T4339700 and 43397007K

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Dexter Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - Multi-Fit Ball - Bolt On - 7,000 lbs - T43397007K

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (78 Customer Reviews)

Easy and convenient turn-wheel latch lets you fit the coupler on this corrosion-resistant, surge-type actuator to a hitch ball measuring 1-7/8", 2" or 50 mm. Designed for use with drum trailer brakes.


Bolted right on with no problem. Now to pull off the hubs and check the wheel cylinders


Direct Bolt on, better than welding. Surge Brake Line connected just fine. Bled Brakes. Test drive was successful. What more could you ask for. I chose the hand tightening knob over the Lever because it was more assuring to me that it was tight on the ball and the locking mechanism has never failed. I have used Titan surge actuators for 40 years. I am using this actuator on a 4,000 lbs. boat and trailer. On my way to the lake!


This is an inferior product as it has no opening to pump brake fluid for bleeding brakes like better actuators. You must use a 2X4 or other items to pump actuator. Also, better actuators have auto lock with locking pin for securing to towing ball rather than a screw down. This actuator is outdated and I replaced it with a better product.


Product was as ordered. Shipped promptly. Only been used two times and works fine


Not a fan because of the screw down and up for ball attachment. Unit Itself works great.


So far it looks like it will work. We have yet to install it.


Excellent value, great heavy duty product, fast and easy installation, perfect fit.
Can't ask for more!


Great product works great on my boat trailer


Very easy to install, I took the old unit off and had the new one installed in less than an hour. I hooked the trailer to my truck and primed the Hydraulic cylinder before I attached the brake line. No problems.


Bolted right onto the trailer. No instructions and the link on the web sit didn't work but what do you need for two bolts. Wouldn't have minded some guidance with bleeding the brakes but got it done anyway.
Greatly improved the towing of my boat trailer!
Good price. Shipping good. What else would you want!?

Paul P.


Well, it worked great till I sold the boat last October. Shocked about the follow-up! Wow


Seems to be what I needed to have replaced, was easy to install. Only problem, NO instructions. I did find video suggestions online.


Arrived corroded and not functioning properly. I had to disassemble and clean the rust that was on the inside of the fluid reservoir and the piston. I would have sent back but I needed it at the time. The piston was frozen. It took some time for me to figure this out.


The master cylinder leaks around the ca p.

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Jenny N.


You mentioned that the master cylinder is leaking around the cap. I suggest replacing the cap and we do have it available. It is part # T4480701 on our site.


Fast delivery & looks like the right brake actuator will install later this spring boat in storage. Very good service will recommend my friends to your company. Thanks for your help David Castle

Dave C.


Its working great replaced my 26 year old brake actuator


Excellent product. This was almost an exact replacement for the original one that was on my boat trailer. I had the boat out about once a week this summer and the actuator worked perfectly. Braking was smooth and it locks down easily on the hitch ball. I highly recommend this actuator.


DO NOT...I REPEAT DO NOT BUY THIS PIECE OF JUNK (I have stronger words but you get the idea) You get this piece of junk and ZERO info. I'm going to stop reviewing now before I go off the deep end!


The part was a perfect fit and the service was prompt and friendly. I had a question and the person on live chat was friendly and helpful. I would definitely use etrailer again


This product perfectly replaced my tongue master cylinder on my 1992 Capri boat trailer. It bolted right up and the brake line thread was the same. It was super easy. It is a huge improvement!


Perfect replacement for my existing brake. I'm using this brake coupled with the Titan actuator W/reverse lockout solenoid since there is no manual lockout and I don't have free backing brakes.


Perfect replacement. Easy to install.


I cannot say enough about etrailer!! I ordered my part at a much cheaper price than I would have paid locally, it was mailed the same day and I got it three days later!! When ordering, I spoke to Shawn who was very professional and very precise in my wishes......she made me feel like a very valuable customer!! The part arrived in perfect shape and was easy to install. I would not hesitate to order from etrailer again!! Keep up the good work!!


Saved me 200 dollars.


Just as shown online product fit perfect great to see a company that has great service and low prices. I will buy again when I need something. Brake actuator looks exactly like my old one saved a lot of time and money.


good stuff, nice product, shipped fast, exact fit / this is just what I wanted I had questions called and asked and got answers / the price couldn't be beat I tried other on line and local stores / am a happy camper I would buy here again.
George O


delivered early, sound packaging. item is as described and shown. Will definitely reorder from e-trailer. Thank You

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