We get a lot of questions on how to perform certain tasks. Here’s some guides that we found and collected for your information, as well as related documentation you might need.
If you want to do the work yourself, we can help you with some of the lowest parts prices around, and over 30 years experience in the industry!
If you have questions or comments about any of the content listed below, OR if you would like us to find other information to post here, please drop us a line on our Contact Page.
Dexter Trailer Axle Bearing Maintenance Video
How To Adjust Trailer Drum Brakes (Non Self-Adjust Style)
How To Adjust Trailer Drum Brakes (Non Self-Adjust Style)(Lippert Axle video)
Trailer Plug Wiring Diagram
Wiring a 7 Pole Plug
Dexter Electric Over Hydraulic Installation Video
Trailer Axles and Parts
How To Select Axles
How To Order Replacement Hubs and Drums
How To Order Replacement Beams and Spindles
How To Select Electric Brakes
How To Select Hydraulic Brakes
Dexter Axle Literature (Industry Standard Information)
Maintenance Schedule for 1k to 7k axles
Electric Brake Troubleshooting – 8k and less
Hydraulic Brake Troubleshooting – 8k and less
Electric Brake Information – 7k and less
Brake, Seal, Bearing, and Magnet Part Information – 10k and less
Wheel and Tire Information, including Lug Nut Torque – 4, 5, 6 and 8 lug
Suspension Information, including U-Bolt Torque Specifications