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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Adjusting the steering head bearings

Excessive handlebar play or shaking forks in the steering head indicate that the play in the steering head bearings requires adjustment. Proceed as follows: loosen the clamp screw (1) that holds the steering tube to the steering head.

Adjusting the steering head bearings


Slacken the clamp screws (2) securing the steering head to both fork legs.

Adjusting the steering head bearings


With specific wrench 88713.1058 Tighten the adjustment ring nut (3) to a torque of 30 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Push the steering head against the ring nut (3) and tighten the screw (1) to a torque of 24 nm +/-5% and the screws (2) to 20 nm +/-5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Adjusting the steering head bearings


Filling the clutch circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the a ...

Adjusting the chain tension
Make the rear wheel turn until you find the position where chain is tightest. Set the vehicle on the side stand. Push down the chain at the point of measurement and release. Measure the distance be ...

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Side stand
Important Before lowering the side stand, check that the ground is sufficiently even and firm. Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melted by the sun heat and similar or the motorcycle may fall over. When parking on a slope, always park with the rear wheel on the downhill sid ...

Refitting the expansion tank
If the support (15) has been removed, place the hose clamps (14) on the bracket (15) orienting them as indicated. Fully press the pins (a) to block the clamps (14) until pins surfaces (b) are at the same level of the clamps (14) surfaces. Apply recommended threadlocker to the thread of the ...

Pin code change function
This function changes your four number pin code. To access the function it is necessary to view the "setting"menu, using buttons (1) "s" or (2) "t" to select the "pin code" function and press the reset button (3) to enter the following page. Note If "insert new pin code" and the dashes "- - ...

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