How to Install Electric Brakes for Trailers?

Answer Adding electric trailer brakes will help make your trailer safer. A good investment of your time and money.

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Types of Electric Brakes for Boat Trailers?

Trailer brakes are required by law for tow vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of more than 3,000 lbs. Electric trailer brakes use electricity from the tow vehicle and determine... Read More »

How to Install Electric Brakes?

Electric brakes are a special type of brake shoe assembly for trailers.The brakes connect to the brake pedal on the tow vehicle and and receive an electric current that uses a magnet to apply the b... Read More »

How to Install Electric Trailer Brakes?

Electric brakes are the easiest way to add brakes to a trailer that was not equipped with brakes when built. With no need to run tubing or bleed, electric brakes are also simpler and install more q... Read More »

Do boat trailers have brakes?

Boat trailers that are up to 18 feet long and carry 3,000 pounds. They're not required by law to have breaks. Trailers that are larger than average usually have some form of Hydraulic breaking syst... Read More »