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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 ...

Other materials:

Stands
Side stand Side stand switch Screw Plate Screw Inner spring Outer spring Nut Rotation pivot Screw Screw Screw Nut Clearance adjuster Spare parts catalogue Diavel abs stand Diavel carbon abs stand Important Bold reference numbers in this section identify part ...

Key-on/key-off using the key on the hands free lock with the passive key
Key-on can be performed by pressing the button (7) on the hands free lock and with the presence of the passive key (4, fig. 77). Note The passive key (4, fig. 77) Has a range of a few cm, therefore the key (4, fig. 77) Must be positioned near the antenna (2). Remove the seat (see "remova ...

Identification data
All ducati motorcycles have two identification numbers, for frame (fig. 1) And engine (fig. 2). Note These numbers indicate the motorcycle model and should be quoted when ordering spare parts. ...

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