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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
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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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Topping up the electrolyte
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