How to Repair Electric Brakes?

Answer Any automotive repair involving the braking system must be done according to precise directions. Close attention to detail and the ability to do both mechanical and electrical work are needed to re... Read More »

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How to Repair Electric Trailer Brakes?

Electric trailer brake systems utilize a magnet to spread the brake shoes against the brake drum, which slows the trailer down. In most cases problems with electric trailer brakes occur either beca... Read More »

How to Adjust Electric Brake Shoes on Electric Drum Brakes?

The electric brake shoes and electric brake drums come equipped on different types of camper trailers and cargo trailers. The electric brake shoes work by applying friction to the inside of the ele... Read More »

How to Wire Electric Brakes?

If your trailer was not equipped with brakes when it was manufactured, adding electric brakes and wiring them is a task well within the abilities of the average do-it-yourself handyman.

How to Check Electric Brakes?

Electric brakes are found on many types of trailers including cargo, transport and camper types. These brakes are designed to work by using a magnet to compress and retract the brake shoes. Once th... Read More »