Hydrastar circuit boards and electronics are not submersible, and it is advisable not to get them wet under any circumstances.
Manufacturers encapsulate electronic boards in water-resistant resin yet; they will fail when attached to your boat trailer and submerged.
However, accidents happen, and there is replacement boards and other trailer parts available.
Hydrastar circuit boards are not repairable once submerged or water damaged.
Replace American circuit boards with this Australian controller. The new Hydrastar V7 circuit fits all Hydrastar actuators.
The standard board fits the new Australian version Gen 7.
The XL ElectraStar model replacement circuit fits plugin, remote Hydrastar models.
- Locate and note terminal markings. The terminals are colour coded, making them easy to connect.
- Before removing the spade terminals ensure the cable colour matches the colour on the circuit board terminal.
- Remove spade terminals.
- Remove the circuit board from the housing.
- Install wires onto the new circuit board.
- Reinsert into housing.
Hydrastar brake actuators operate hydraulic braking systems via the following brands of trailer brake controller:
- TowPro Elite
- Hayman Reese
The Alko Extreme controller uses a foot control brake pedal installed inside the tow vehicle and as a result, is not compatible with any Hydrastar unit.
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Furthermore, ensure gaskets are clean before applying the gasket seal and reseal the housing onto the body.
Finally, bleed the brake lines to ensure there are no air bubbles in the hydraulic lines. The air bubbles in the brake lines cause ineffective braking.
Hydrastar Replacement Circuit Board
Couplemate Trailer Parts sells only the best quality Hydrastar Circuit Board and caravan spare parts throughout Australia.
Customers are welcome to either pickup or take advantage of our low freight rates. Express shipping to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Hobart.
We also ship products to New Zealand via Australia Post Air Express.
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