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#12803491 - 06/24/18 07:35 AM brake actuator shock replacement
stapler101 Offline
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Registered: 04/27/12
Posts: 266
Loc: NE Texas
My boat trailer has a UFP A-60 brake actuator.
I need to replace the shock inside the actuator assembly.
Has anyone done this themselves?
I wondered how difficult it is to do.
My biggest concern would be if I have to remove brake lines and therefore bleed the brakes. I don't feel confident in bleeding the brakes.
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#12803546 - 06/24/18 08:43 AM Re: brake actuator shock replacement [Re: stapler101]
RANGER SKI Offline
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Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 1029
Loc: red oak texas
Yes u will have to disc brake line and bleed brakes. Not hard if u get a bleed pump from auto store around 40.00

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#12804794 - 06/25/18 12:37 PM Re: brake actuator shock replacement [Re: RANGER SKI]
Stump jumper Online   content
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Registered: 04/19/04
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Loc: Rockwall
Originally Posted By: RANGER SKI
Yes u will have to disc brake line and bleed brakes. Not hard if u get a bleed pump from auto store around 40.00
or a vacuum line between bleeder and a jar of fluid.
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#12806795 - 06/26/18 08:19 PM Re: brake actuator shock replacement [Re: stapler101]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3633
Loc: Yantis, TX
If I had to replace the shock, I would just replace the whole unit and be done with it. Much simpler in the long run, and you get the added benefit of a new master cylinder.

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