What is an Al Ko towball?
The Alko towball type has a slightly extended neck compared with a standard 50mm ball, to give clearance for the stabiliser head. This Alko compatible towball is suitable for all Alko stabiliser hitches and suits a standard flanged towbar, mounted with 2 x M16 (24mm spanner) bolts.
What is Alko ATC trailer control?
AL-KO ATC TRAILER CONTROL SYSTEM. AL-KO ATC IS AN ELECTRONIC, EMERGENCY CONTROL SYSTEM FOR CARAVANS AND TRAILERS. IT AUTOMATICALLY RECOGNISES CRITICAL SWINGING MOTIONS AND APPLIES THE CARAVAN BRAKES ACCORDINGLY TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THE CARAVAN AND CAR.
What are the parts of a tow bar?
THE TOWBAR. The towbar is the framework attached to the back of the tow vehicle.
How does an Alko hitch work?
The old Westfalia and the modern AL-KO/Winterhoff stabiliser hitch heads all work on the same principle. The tow ball clicks into the place and you then push down the clamp handle which forces friction pads against the tow ball. Typically, this will be two friction pads on either side of the tow ball.
Do I need an Alko tow ball?
JTQ. If the Al-Ko tow hitch is one of the AKS ones that has the stabilising function then it MUST only be used with the special towball or a Swan neck type. It is unsafe to use a standard ISO towball.
What is Alko AKS?
Stabiliser coupling with 4 friction pads: For greater stability and handling. The new AKS™ 3004 featuring outstanding design and improved ergonomics noticeably suppresses snaking and pitching movements, for a safe and relaxed journey.
What is Alko stability control?
AL-KO Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is a world first breakthrough in caravan towing safety designed primarily to give you the best possible response in an emergency avoidance manoeuvre such as having to swerve suddenly to avoid a car or animal on the road ahead.
Can you retrofit Alko ATC?
AL-KO ATC Trailer Control can be fitted to all new caravans and retrofitted to most older caravans that have been built on the AL-KO chassis.
What are the parts of a tow hitch called?
Parts of a Trailer Hitch Diagram
- Trailer Hitch.
- Ball Mount.
- Trailer Ball.
- Hitch Pin.
- Trailer Coupler.
- Safety Chains.
- Trailer Wiring Harness.
- Tow Vehicle.
What are the different parts of a trailer called?
- Trailer Fenders.
- Trailer Jacks.
- Trailer Ramps.
- Trailer Couplers.
- Trailer Lights & Electrical Components.
- Trailer Safety Chains.
- Dump Trailer Pumps & Remotes.
Can I use a standard tow ball with an Alko hitch?
No, you can’t use a standard towball with an Alko hitch, you need the proper Alko towball because the neck part is further away from the flange to stop the larger hitch from fouling. Do not apply any lubrication either as the Alko hitch has internal friction pads which need to be completly dry and clean.
What is an Alko AKS 3004 Stabiliser?
Can Alko stabilisers cause damage to the towbar?
This can cause damage to the towbar and other vehicles – possibly resulting in an overturned vehicle. Alko Stabilisers will help with stabilising your caravan so you have a reduced risk of these problems occuring. What Towbar should I use with an Alko Stabiliser?
What kind of towing trailer axles does Al-Ko offer?
AL-KO’s range of towing trailer caravan axles are extensive, from traditional beam to self contained torsion systems. AL-KO’s range of towing trailer caravan axles are extensive, from traditional beam to self contained torsion systems. Home Products Axles Brake Controllers & Actuation Caravan Body Components Chassis – Caravan & Trailer
How do I know what size my Alko towing shoes are?
Our newsletter includes towing tips, new products, special offers & changes in towing law and more. ALKO IDENTIFICATION – stamped on back plate near centre or around edge e.g TYP 2051. Further recognition: First two digits of number give drum diameter (cm). Second two digits give shoe width (mm). e.g. 20 (200mm drum) 51 (50mm wide shoe).
What kind of spare parts do you need for Alko caravan?
ALKO Spares Parts. You can find Al-ko brake drums , corner steadies and pressure pads for you Al-ko caravan chassis accessories. You may be on this page looking for Alko Hitch Spares be that something as simple but essential as a bolt for your Alko Hitch Damper or a drawbar gaiter for your Alko Hitch.