How do I identify my Dexter Axle?

How do I identify my Dexter Axle?

How do I identify my axle? In the unlikely event that you should require service assistance from Dexter, please have the lot (serial) number of the axle available when you call. engraving. Recreational Vehicle axles that have been certified for use in Canada will also bear the letters CSA.

What kind of oil goes in a Dexter Axle?

You’ll want to use a gear oil for the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 8-219-20 that you referenced. 90 weight or 80w-90 would work well.

Are Dexter axles any good?

Dexter’s axles are the trusted brand for reliable, quality, and safe smooth performance. Dexter® offers the most comprehensive line of axles, actuators, and disc brakes engineered specifically for the marine market. Valcrum caps are now available preinstalled on Dexter® 7,000 lbs.

Are Dexter axles bent?

Dexter axles are bent to align them. That bend can be in the middle or to one side. The only way you can check for damage, is to check the alignment.

How do I know what pound axle I have?

To find the load capacity for your axle you should look on the trailer VIN plate or sticker that lists the VIN number. The weight rating of the axle should be listed on that same plate or sticker. Also, the axle could have a tag or plate on it that will list the weight capacity.

How often do you grease Dexter axles?

How often should I grease the bearings? Along with bearing adjustment, proper lubrication is essential to the current function and reliability of your trailer axle. Bearings should be lubricated every 12 months or 12,000 miles.

How often should I grease my trailer axles?

If your trailer’s axle(s) are equipped with a grease zerk on the ends, the bearings must be greased every six months or 6,000 miles to ensure functionality. To apply the grease, remove the rubber plug from the axle end and place the grease gun on the zerk. Pump grease until new grease begins to appear.

Does PJ Trailers use Dexter axles?

Dexter Axles Now Standard In December of 2013 PJ Trailers made Dexter Axle their standard axle supplier across all model lines. Dexter is the undisputed leading manufacturer of trailer axles for over 50 years. Their American made axles are known for safe, reliable, and smooth performance.

Does Forest River use Dexter axles?

Your axles are manufactured by Dexter Axle.

What is the weight of a Dexter D120 axle?

Your Dexter D120 axle is rated for 11,999.80lbs, has a spring center measurement of 45.5″ and track width of 74″. It is an underslung axle that uses 3″ wide 30″ slipper springs rated at 6,000lbs each. The brakes are 12-1/4″ x 5″ electric brakes and the hub is an oil bath with 8 on 6.5″ wheel bolt pattern. It was produced in March of 2000.

Where can I buy a DexDexTer trailer idler hub?

Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 12,000-lb Axles – 8 on 6-1/2 – Oil Bath part number 8-214-8UC1 can be ordered online at or call 800-298-1624 for expert service. Why etrailer? Hub fits 12,000-lb general-duty Dexter axles.

How do you determine the bolt pattern on a Dexter Axle?

Measuring the distance (D) from the center of one bolt hole on the wheel to the center of a bolt hole right next to it can also help to determine the bolt pattern. Hub fits 12,000-lb general-duty Dexter axles. Inner bearing (3984) and race, outer bearing (28682) and race, oil seal, cap, and lug nuts included.

Does hubhub fit Dexter axles?

Hub fits 12,000-lb general-duty Dexter axles. Inner bearing (3984) and race, outer bearing (28682) and race, oil seal, cap, and lug nuts included. Oil bath system allows for easy maintenance.