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The surge brake on my trailer stopped working. There is fluid in the master cylinder. Everything looks normal around the disks. I am guessing that it is something wrong with the actuator. I downloaded the owners manual from UFP. Has any one replaced one of these? Has any one switched to electric brakes?
05-18-2009, 09:42 PM
i think that most boat trailers do not use electric cuz they keep dipping in the water. but i can't help with the other problem either.
btw, where do you guys ride?
05-18-2009, 10:24 PM
Have you tried bleeding the system? It fixed my brake problem. Electrics are probably not a good idea.
05-18-2009, 11:50 PM
There are electric over hydraulic trailer brakes that would work but only the cab controller is electric.
Bleed the brakes first and i'll bet they work just fine. It's a very simple system in that the surge pushes the master plunger, that's it.
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