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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-10-2007, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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I've got a Triton Prestige 127 and am wondering what's envolved for seasonal maintenance.

http://www.tritontrailers.com/models1.asp?ModelID=32

Each year the local dealer hits me for $200 - $300 for an annual service that includes re-packing the axle bearings, cleaning & lubing the brake system, replacing any bad bulbs, & checking the electrical.

How easy or difficult is this stuff to do?? Particularly the axle bearings & brakes. Brakes are surge-disc.

Since this trailer sees alot of it's use in snow and salty/dirty roads I try to be proactive on service. I would hate to ruin a trip with trailer issues but want to start doing this stuff myself.

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Most hubs are easy lube and its as simple as squeezing a grease gun. I am not familiar with the brake systems but I would imagine an inspection would be simple. Checking the electrical seems to be the easiest of the three
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I would just heck al your lights, Put some dielectric grease on all connections. Your axles hubs should have some grease fittings on them, use them to grease the hubs.




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