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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 ...

Other materials:

Disassembly of the clutch cover
Remove the plug (14) and its o-ring (13), the plug (17) and its o-ring (15) from the cover. Undo the fixing screw (16) of the inner cover (19). Remove the inner cover (6) and soundproofing panel (18). Remove the circlip (10) and withdraw the shim (9) and the sealing ring (8). The dri ...

Adjusting the rear shock absorber
The rear shock absorber has external commands that enable you to adjust the setting to suit the load on the motorcycle. The adjuster (1, fig. 111) Located on the lower connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm adjusts the damping during the rebound phase (return). The knob (2, f ...

Removing the frame and the lateral footrests
Loosen the two special screws (6) to separate the frame (1) from the lateral brackets (2) and (3). On the left side of the vehicle block retaining pins (9) and loosen the nuts (8) on the right side at the same time. Slide out the retaining pins (9) and remove the frame (1) from the lateral ...

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