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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Beam setting

When checking beam setting, put the motorcycle upright.

Tyres should be inflated at the correct pressure and one person should be sitting astride the motorcycle, keeping it at right angles to its longitudinal axis. Place the motorcycle opposite a wall or a screen, 10 meters apart from it, draw a horizontal line on the wall at the height of the centre of the headlight and a vertical one in line with the longitudinal axis of the motorcycle.

If possible, perform this check in dim light.

Switch on the low beam headlight.

The height of the upper limit between the dark area and the lit area must not be more than nine tenths of the height of the centre of the headlamp from the ground.

Note


The procedure described here is in compliance with the italian standard establishing the maximum height of the light beam.

Owners in other countries should adapt this procedure to the regulations in force in the country where the motorcycle is used.

Beam setting


To adjust the headlight beam vertically, turn the screws (1), for horizontal adjustment, turn the screw (2).

Beam setting


Beam setting


Replacing the high and low beam bulbs
Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new bulb complies with the voltage and wattage specified in the "wiring diagram", page 179. Always test the new bulb before refitting ...

Rear-view mirror adjustment
The rear-view mirror can be adjusted manually by pressing points (a). ...

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Ground connection locations
The negative cable, which is normally connected to the negative pole of the battery, is fastened to the crankcase. From here, the cable branches off and splits up within the electrical system to carry the ground connection to the different elements in the system. The image shows the ground ...

Checking protection and safety device components
Checking the side stand switch Remove the switch (1) from the side stand undoing screw (2) and disconnect the main wiring connector from the switch (see paragraph "routing of wiring on frame", sect. 6 - 1). Use an analogue or digital multimeter (sect. 6 - 11, Using a multimeter to check the ...

Adjusting the clutch lever and front brake lever
The clutch lever (1) is fitted with a span adjuster (2) which serves to alter the distance of the lever from the handlebar. The lever distance can be adjusted through 10 clicks of the dial (2). Turn clockwise to increase lever distance. Turn the adjuster counter clockwise to decrease lever d ...

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