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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Adjusting the steering head bearings

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Note

To adjust the steering bearing clearance, follow what is described in sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the steering head bearings.

If the problems found are not solved, check the wear of steering bearings (6) and replace them, if necessary, as described in paragraph "removal of the steering head components" of this section.

Adjusting the steering head bearings


Steering head: steering
Screw Steering head Screw Lower rh u-bolt Lower lh u-bolt Bearing Screw Sealing ring Washer Spacer Washer Nut Washer Screw Bottom yoke Dowel Nut Screw Specia ...

Steering angle adjustment
Loosen the nuts (17) and adjuster screws (16) on both sides of the bottom yoke. Use a 6 to 6.5 Mm spacer (a) fitted to the fork outer tube, or use a gauge. Turn the front forks to the righ ...

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Disassembly of the gearbox shafts
Place the shaft in a vice in such a way as to facilitate the disassembly operations. Important Take care not to invert the positions of the shims on reassembly: this would potentially lead to jamming when using the gear selector control, making it necessary to reopen the engine crankcase. D ...

Removal of the front brake system
Note For the abs front braking system, also refer to sect. 7 - 5, Abs system operating information, sect. 7 - 6, System components, sect. 7 - 7, Abs components maintenance. Undo the special screw (3), collect the sealing washers (4), and release the front brake master cylinder assembly (1 ...

Recovery procedure with no key
When the dashboard is on and the key has been recognised, the hands free attempts to detect the key every 60 seconds. If the engine is off and the on/off switch on the handlebar is turned to "run off", if no key is detected within 10 seconds, the dashboard switches off automatically. If t ...

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