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Hydrastar Electric-Hydraulic Actuator w/ Line Kit for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi

Hydrastar Electric-Hydraulic Actuator w/ Line Kit for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi

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Electric-hydraulic brake actuator with brake lines lets you use an electric brake controller from inside your vehicle to adjust and control your trailer's hydraulic brakes. Enjoy convenience as you achieve greater braking control and performance. 1-800-496-5010 to order Hydrastar brake actuator part number CAR-HBA16-2 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Hydrastar products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Hydrastar Electric-Hydraulic Actuator w/ Line Kit for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi. Brake Actuator reviews from real customers.
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Hydrastar Brake Actuator - CAR-HBA16-2

  • Electric-Hydraulic Brake Actuator
  • Disc Brakes
  • 1600 psi
  • Hydrastar

Electric-hydraulic brake actuator with brake lines lets you use an electric brake controller from inside your vehicle to adjust and control your trailer's hydraulic brakes. Enjoy convenience as you achieve greater braking control and performance.


Features:

  • Electric-hydraulic brake actuator lets you use an electric brake controller from inside your vehicle to adjust and control your trailer's hydraulic brakes
  • Responds to commands from in-cab electric brake controller (sold separately) to apply trailer brakes
    • Activates trailer brakes when you apply brakes in tow vehicle
  • Includes brake line kit and standard breakaway kit
  • Gives you greater control over your trailer's brakes than that provided by standard hydraulic actuators
    • Faster response time
    • Proportional braking for smooth, effective stops
    • Quick adjustment when you change trailers or loads
  • Overcomes problems associated with standard surge brake actuators
    • No interference when you back up, even uphill - no more getting out of your vehicle to lock out brakes
    • No brake drag or pushing sensation, which can occur with surge brakes when you drive downhill
    • Improved safety - allows use of manual override feature that is included with most electric brake controllers, so you can engage the trailer brakes without having to apply your vehicle brakes
  • Constructed of extruded aluminum to resist corrosion
  • Includes built-in bleeder - lets you easily flush air out of your brakes
  • Installs on trailer, connecting into trailer's wiring and hydraulic brake lines


Specs:

  • Application: single- or tandem-axle trailers with disc brakes that have a capacity up to 14,000 lbs
    • Requires additional hydraulic line kit (9579-01 - sold separately) for triple-axle trailers
  • Maximum output pressure: 1,600 psi
    • Check with trailer brake manufacturer for pressure specifications
  • Vehicle requires the following (sold separately):
    • In-cab electric brake controller
    • 7-Way, blade-style trailer connector mounted near the bumper
  • Actuator dimensions: 11-3/4" long x 3" wide x 7-3/8" tall
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Hydraulic Line Kit:

  • (1) 15' Long brake line
  • (1) 6' Long brake line
  • (2) 4-1/4 Long brake lines
  • (4) 18" Male/male rubber flex lines
  • (1) 3/16" Brass T-fitting
  • (2) 3/16" Brass union fitting
  • (1) 3/16 Brass X-fitting
  • (8) 3/8"-24 Inverted flare nuts
  • (4) 1/2" Nylon hose clamps
  • (14) 3/16" Nylon hose clamps
  • (18) Self-tapping screws

Note: Do not powerwash unit or take it through a commercial car wash.


Diagram

Constructed of tough, weatherproof extruded aluminum, the Hydrastar electric-over-hydraulic brake actuator will give you years of trailer-stopping performance. The actuator installs on your trailer, then splices into its wiring and connects to its hydraulic brake line. Reacting to electric signals sent from your in-cab electric brake controller when you apply the brakes in your tow vehicle, the Hydrastar applies pressure to the hydraulic system, thus activating the trailer's brakes. You get responsive hydraulic braking, which you control conveniently from inside your vehicle with your electric brake controller. The Hydrastar actuator meets all Department of Transportation regulations and complies with CFR-393 federal braking requirements.


Not all electric brake controllers work with this hydraulic brake actuator. See the following table to determine compatibility with common models of electric brake controllers. Certain models require the Hydrastar control adapter module (HBA-CAM; sold separately) to work with the Hydrastar electric-over-hydraulic brake actuator. For best performance, it is recommended that you use an aftermarket electric brake controller rather than an OEM factory-installed controller.


Application Table


ManufacturerVehicle Years/Controller ModelsCompatibleCompatible if Used with HBA-CAM
VehiclesFord2005-2006Yes
2007-2008NoYes
2009-2015Yes
Dodge2010-2015Yes
GMC/Chevy2007-2015NoYes
Brake ControllersDrawtite5500 Activator IIYes
5510 Activator IIYes
Hayes81741B Energize IIIYes
81760 EngageYes
81792K G2Yes
81725 SyncronizerYes
81770 EndeavorYes
HopkinsImpulse Digital 47325Yes
Insight 47297Yes
Brake Force 47225No
Reliance 47284No
Agility 47295No
MaxbrakeBrake ControllerYes
RedneckRedline TA900Yes
RedlineTA900ANo
RedlineTA1000No
RedlineTA1100No
RedlineTA1200No
Tekonsha90185 ProdigyYes
90885 P2Yes
90195 P3Yes
90160 Primus IQNo
9030 VoyagerYes
ValleyVA32812 BlackbirdYes
VA32811 PhantomYes

Table applies to HBA-10 with serial numbers 313800 and higher and HBA16 with serial numbers 506100 and higher.


Diagram

To install the brake line kit on a tandem-axle trailer, the brake lines should be installed as detailed in the above diagram.



CAR-HBA16-2 Cargo Towing Solutions formerly Carlisle Hydra Star Electric-Over-Hydraulic Brake Actuator with Line Kit and Breakaway Switch - 1,600 psi





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Hydrastar Electric-Hydraulic Actuator w/ Line Kit for Disc Brakes - 1,600 psi - CAR-HBA16-2

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (12 Customer Reviews)

Electric-hydraulic brake actuator with brake lines lets you use an electric brake controller from inside your vehicle to adjust and control your trailer's hydraulic brakes. Enjoy convenience as you achieve greater braking control and performance.

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Absolutely amazing. All the precision control of electric brakes with the advantages of hydraulic disc brakes. It was a relatively straight forward installation. I paired the Hydrastar actuater with Kodiac 4 wheel disc brakes. My boat and trailer weigh about 9,500 pounds. I've never had braking in a trailer this good before. I actually had to turn the sensitivity down on the cab controller. Totally worth it. I highly recommend the Hydrastar actuater, especially when paired with Kodiac 4 wheel disc brakes.




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These are the pics I took when I was done. Took two days to do but we'll worth it. I took pics after first load and now it feels good to actually stop with out wondering if the magnets were going to fail. I appreciate the fast shipping . The only thing I had to pick up was 25 feet of brake line,15 feet was not going to be anough . Other then this. I love it. Thank you very much and God bless




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Installed on my 2009 Keystone Fuzion FZ302. I was very impressed by the fit and finish. What a difference in braking!! I don't think I will ever own a trailer with electric drums again. I was able to install all four in about 6 hours. This was taking my time to ensure all clearances were exact. The only thing I ran into was the sticky weights on my 16" wheels just touched the caliber. I had the wheels rebalanced with clip weights on the inside and we are now all good.




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Installation went easy after watching their installation video brake lines were easy to install had to purchase extra fittings (purchased through E TRAILER) to make it fit the way the way needed




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Great Product, I installed a four disc brake system in one afternoon and the pump works great. Now my 40ft. trailer stops my truck.




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very easy to install , well build . But need to by extra fluid lines, 40 feet trailer will need more fluid line.




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One year in and still no problems and functioning great.




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Pretty easy installation




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great, it fit perfectly




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