AL series lock cylinder removal and replacement

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Order the M204-198 thru-bolt jig, see Figure 1. Figure 1: M204-198 thru bolt jig The 40-080 was the old Schlage jig. The 030736-000-70 was the old Falcon jig.  When the jig changed to...
The AL series product line does not use any parts that requires prior knowledge of the door handing.  
The AL series lock fits up to 1 7/8” door thickness out of box.
The AL and A trim is not compatible with each other.
The AL lock is a Grade 2 lock ANSI/BHMA Certified A156.2-2003, Series 4000, Grade 2, UL Listed for 3-hour fire door.
 See instructions below.
To disassemble an X lock, remove the inside knob and unscrew the inside collar and rose.  The X lock spanner wrench (012172-000-30) can be used to depress the knob catch as well as tighten/loo...
Changing the plunger assembly on the AL-Series requires disassembling the chassis.  Refer to Plunger Assembly Instructions for guidance.
The new AL FSIC driver part number is A700-052.  This driver snaps onto the back of the core similar to the ND, as opposed to it being assembled into the lock chassis with a retaining ring.  Th...
Refer to table 1 for the list of Schlage AL-Series cylinders.     AL-Series Cylinder Reference Table    Function  Cylinder Mechanism   Complete Cylinder   Non-Hotel Functions  ...
AL-Series and discontinued D Lever-Series locks use castle nuts to hold the chassis to the spring cages and to keep the chassis positioned in the door. This causes confusion at times when the lock ...
To remove the knob:  Turn key 45 degrees clockwise Push in catch push pin and pull off knob  
*The older wafer style locks did not use a knob catch.  The chassis must be disassembled before the knob can be removed because it uses the wafer lock chassis spindle.
The S-Series and S200-Series outside keyed spindle was redesigned in September 2008.   For locks manufactured BEFORE September 2008    The S and S200 lever cylinders required cy...
The AL lock can not be ordered to accept any competitor full size core.  The ND lock should be used in these applications.
Indicator not extended Indicator extended
The indicator on a cylindrical hotel lock is a small pin that projects outward from the face of the cylinder plug (Figure 1) when the inside push button is depressed.  When this pin is pr...
Schlage and Falcon double cylinder deadbolts have concealed screws to prevent tampering. The two methods used to conceal the thru-bolts are using screw caps or a faceplate. Use the below instructio...
The AL and ND locks are not available in any stainless steel finishes.  The only option is either the 626 satin chrome or 625 bright chrome.
The Locknetics 9100 series electric strikes are replaced with Von Duprin 6211 and 6210 electric strikes.   6211 is used for new and 6210 is for existing application. For existing applic...
Issue: One or both levers don't stay horizontal and droop down.Facts: Falcon T series locks in a high use application.Cause: Weak or broken springs within the springcage.Solution: Replacement sprin...
The A700-009 driver was obsoleted August 2005 and was replaced with the A700-039 driver and A700-041 finished cap.
When the new PS900 series power supplies were created we did not pursue a version of these option boards.  Need to discuss the specific hardware they are using and requirements to determine the app...
Installers have reported that their AD-CO Series cylindrical or mortise locks will unlock whenever the outside lever is lifted.    This will occur if the outside spindle (square post) is install...
Falcon replaced its deadbolt offering in 2008 with the D100 and D200 series.  The D800 Grade 2 deadbolt was replaced by the D200 and the D400 Grade 1 deadbolt was replaced by the D100.   The new bo...
  Part compatibility (Old vs new): With the exception of the cylinder, most of the parts are neither backward nor forward compatible.  This includes the deadbolt. The cylinder mechanism for al...
Refer to Table 1 for a list of T lock tailpieces for conventional cylinders.  Table 2 shows IC tailpieces. Table 1: T lock conventional tailpieces Table 2: T lock IC tailpieces
L583-446; Schlage Adams Rite MS modular cam used on 1 1/8", 1 3/8" and 1 5/8" cylinders    L583-447; Schlage Adams Rite MS modular cam used on 1 1/4", 1 1/2" and 1 3/4" cylinders  B502-944; Sch...
The JD YA6 tailpiece is intentionally designed such that the tailpiece cannot be installed at the same time as the cylinder.  Interchangeable cylinders assume that the lever and taipiece is in...
See the JD Yale Lever installation instruction HERE
After rotating  the key to unlock the lock, you must return the key to its normal position to remove it. 
The 4610/4620 series operators are obsolete. There is no replacement part for any electronic component (motor/clutch, controller, input/output PC boards) for the obsolete 4610/4620 operators.Essent...
In 2002 the Schlage AL-Series underwent a design change that affected the spring cage, driver, and plastic insert.  Spring cage and driver replacements for AL locks manufactured before this design ...
Causes for AA battery drain in CO-Series LOCKS - Possible Cause Fix/Corrective Actions  One of the four AA batteries was inserted reversed and the reserved battery drains the other batteries. ...
Causes for AA battery drain in AD-Series LOCKS Possible Cause Fix/Corrective Action 1)      One the four (or eight) AA was inserted reversed and the rese...
See Falcon MA lever assembly below: The spring mechanism (E) returns the lever to horizontal.  The parts are not sold separate, so if the lever sags, the entire lever assembly shoul...
Lever assemblies part numbers are found in the Pricebook.  Note they are handed.
SCHLAGE locks are available with the following backsets: Lock Series Lock Type                 ...
Warranty Statement3 Year Limited Mechanical Warranty and 1-Year Limited Electromechanical Warranty - Additional warranties listed below The provisions of these limited warranties do not apply to P...
The L Series lock can fit into a door prepped for the SCHLAGE K Series with some additional prep as described here.  
K and L trim and parts are not interchangeable. 
To remove the Schlage L Series from a door reference the appropriate installation instructions found here at https://us.allegion.com/en/home.html
The lever removal tool can be used to remove levers in both the ND and the L Series mortise locks.
On August 15, 2012 Schlage began shipping a new, more ergonomic, lever removal tool to coincide with Phase 1 of the ND-Series improvement project.  This tool can be used for Schlage ND-Series ...
Falcon D series deadbolts will not accept Schlage Key-in-lever cylinders. The faceplate plug hole is smaller in diameter than the Schlage plug and does not fit flush when i...
For a Schlage "C"  keyway:  Specify "CP6" as the cylinder suffix when ordering  D100 or D200 locks (All other Schlage keyways are not available).
Schlage offers Falcon Retrofit cylinders to fit many of Falcon's locks.  Table 1 below contains part number for T series locks.  Table 1 - Falcon retrofit cylinders  
The Falcon MA-Series requires a different cam for keyed functions than its predecessor the Falcon M-Series.
 
 
Key in lever Falcon cylinders do not work in Schlage locks.  The cylinders may fit, but there are no specific tailpieces created to operate any Schlage lock. SFIC SFIC is universal so Falcon and...
   Hotel cylinder in L9000 As long as the correct cam is used (Schlage clover), a Falcon Hotel cylinder will properly function in an L9486 hotel lock.
Standard Schlage cylinders will not fit in Yale locks, but Schlage does offer special retrofit cylinder that, when ordered, can fit into specific Yale locks.  See below for retrofit options.  ...
The 4040(XP) door closer can be used as a temporary replacement in a 4630/4640 operator to provide manual control of the door while the 4630/4640 closer cylinder is being repaired or a replacement ...
Information on low battery threshold and nuisance delay is noted below: New firmware now has improved levels. - These are approximate values/levels which change with measurement meters and measure...
AD400/AD200/AD250 After ADFwPkg 2.17.0 - June 2011 4 Battery Holder New batteries = 6.2 VDC Low battery threshold is 4.7 VDC for SM & MT - and 3.7 VDC for MAG and PROX (USB stops working at 4...
    AD400/AD200/AD250 After ADFwPkg 2.17.0 - June 2011 8 Battery Holder New batteries = 12.4 VDC Low battery threshold is 7.2 VDC Critical battery threshold is 6.9 VDC Coin cell = new/...
CO2004 Battery Holder (ONLY) New batteries = 6.2 VDC Low battery threshold is 4.2 VDC Critical battery threshold is 3.9 VDC Coin cell = new/full is 3.0 VDC, low is 2.8 VDC
CO2504 Battery Holder (ONLY) New batteries = 6.2 VDC Low battery threshold is 4.2 VDC Critical battery threshold is 3.9 VDC Coin cell = new/full is 3.0 VDC, low is 2.8 VDC
  CO200 & CO250 Disable coin cell Nuisance delay and blink, With CO.A.7 and SUS 4.10.2 or newer for CO200 and CO250, you can use the SUS/HHD, under Lock Properties, Edit, to de-select, DISABLE, t...
The Von Duprin CM993 Computer Managed  trim was used with 98/99 series exit device and is no longer available. There is not a direct replacement for CM993 trim. AD200/400-993 series are the clo...