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Old 08-21-2011, 02:44 PM   #7
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Re: Trailer brake problem, please help!!!

Originally Posted by powerdriver 1958 View Post
I wonder how much wear may be on the magnets inside the drum , The magnets do wear out
This is normally the case along with glazed drums. With age the magnets get weak. I just re-did one of my many trailers and took the cheap way out and did not replace or cut the drums after replacing all the backing plates. They grab but wont stop. I am about to break it all down again and cut the drums.
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