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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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Explanation of the function of the ride-by-wire system
Mechanism Via metal cables, the throttle grip operates a roller mounted on one end of a spindle located near the horizontal cylinder throttle valve spindle. The aps sensor, which measures the position of the throttle grip itself, is mounted on the opposite end of this spindle. A mechanic ...

Refitting the silencer
Position the silencer guard (41) and fix it by starting the screws (40). Tighten the screws (40) to a torque of 8 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Insert the silencer (4) into the central exhaust pipe (26), and fix it to the vehicle by starting the screw (1). Hold the ...

Checking and overhauling the components
Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates Insert a friction plate (e) in the clutch drum (f) and measure the clearance (s) with a feeler gauge. Clearance "s" must not exceed 0.6 Mm. If it does, renew the plates and, if necessary, the clutch drum. Overhaul of the clutch plat ...

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