Changing the Friction Pads and Adjusting the Stabiliser Device (please replace one at a time)

  1. Remove old friction pads & washers by removing protective caps (Fig. 1 - Item 1) with the aid of small screwdriver. Press worn out pad inwards.

  2. Adjusting the stabiliser device with new friction pads:

  • Remove screw from top part of stabiliser handle (Fig. 2 - Item 5). Fit new friction pads

  • Locate AKS 2004 onto the towball

  • Lower RH stabiliser handle until resistance is felt. If the arrow on the stabiliser lever is in line with the front section on the red soft dock (Fig. 2 - Item 4 Point A) then adjustment is not required. If the arrow on the stabiliser lever is in the centre or at the rear of the section of the red soft dock (Fig. 2 - Item 3, Point B) then adjustment is necessary.

  • Remove friction pad and fit washer (or washers) to the friction pad spindle, replace friction pad and recheck until arrow is in line with front section (Fig. 2 - Item 4, Point A). For details of washers see note below

  • Repeat same procedure for LH Stabiliser arm.

  • Replace screw in stabiliser handle (Fig 2 - Item 5).

Note:  Replacement shim washers are available from Alko dealers or direct from Alko as follows :-
          0.03mm part no 704340, 0.05mm part no 701577, kit (5 of each) part no 138776.

Fig. 1
Fig. 2