Guides & Diagrams
Since we are due to leave the EU on 28th March 2019 curtain regulations will change concerning the use of UK trailers in Europe.Read more..
Are you considering towing a caravan or a trailer? You might be going on holiday, needing to move household items, possibly transport a boat, or you could need to tow as part of your businessRead more..
External lighting wiring as used on most UK and European trailers & caravans.Read more..
This is the standard UK wiring of a the normal socket and plug otherwise known as 12N.Read more..
This is the standard UK wiring of a the supplementary socket and plug otherwise known as 12S.Read more..
Caravan Wiring Chart showing all the connections in the 13 pin euro plug, cable colours and cable sizes for interior & exterior.Read more..
The Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD) is the diameter of the circle which passes through the centre of all the studs, wheel bolts or wheel rim holes.Read more..
The wheel rim ‘offset’ is the distance between the centre line of the rim and the faceplate that bolts onto the hub.Read more..
Brake parts diagram showing all the separate parts that make up the Al-ko & Knott Trailer & Caravan brakesRead more..
A guide to how top remove and replace the Type 7 BPW brake shoes, including how to adjust the brakes once the new shoes have been fitted.Read more..
Brake exploded diagrams for information only as all these parts are obsolete as no parts are manufactured now.Read more..
These are the flexible cables that are connected to a compensator in the centre of the trailer or caravan and to the brake expanders on the brake backplates.Read more..
This calculator helps to select the correct Al-ko cable length for the axle width.Read more..
A guide to show how to check if your caravan or trailer coupling damper needs replacing.Read more..
Some easy ways to identify the make and model of a trailer or caravan coupling.Read more..
A summary of the Legal requirements regarding trailers used on the road are given in the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986Read more..
User instructions for the wheel ratchet strap system.Read more..
User instructions and warnings concerning ratchet straps.Read more..
How to fit a Triplelock head to your caravan or trailer as well as the end user information.Read more..
Fitting instructions for replacing the lock on an Avonride coupling head.Read more..
A calculator designed to give you an idea about the value of a second hand trailer.Read more..
General facts about using these trailers as well as assembly instructions.Read more..
Details about the use of a breakaway cables for braked caravans & trailers.Read more..
A stabiliser that clamps to the towball using friction pads can begin to creak and become noisy after sometime.Read more..
A simple guide on how to clean the friction pads on an Al-ko AKS stabiliserRead more..
A simple guide on how to remove and replace the friction pads on an Al-ko AKS stabiliserRead more..
A guide to replacing the sealed for life one piece bearings fitted on caravans & trailers.Read more..
A guide to replacing the bearings on a small Erde or Daxara TrailerRead more..
A guide to replacing to Removing & Replacing the Hub Cap on a small Erde or Daxara TrailerRead more..
The first Al-ko bowden cables used to have a threaded end with a curved nut, this was later replaced with a ‘mushroom’ type end. Unfortunately the newer mushroom type cables will not fit on the compensater which was designed for the threaded end type. Either a new compensator is required or a modification is […]Read more..