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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Headlight aim

The motorcycle must be perfectly upright with the tires inflated to the correct pressure and with a rider seated, perfectly perpendicular to the longitudinal axis.

Position the motorcycle 10 metres from a wall or a screen.

On the wall or surface, draw a horizontal line at the same height from the ground as the centre of the headlight and a vertical line aligned with the longitudinal axis of the motorcycle.

Note

If possible, perform this check in conditions of low ambient light.

Switch on the low beam. 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 headlight from the ground.

Note

This is the procedure specified by italian regulations for checking the maximum height of the light beam.

Headlight aim


The vertical alignment of the headlamp can be adjusted manually by turning screw (1).

Turn the screw (2) to set beam height.

Headlight aim


Headlight aim


Changing bulbs
Changing the headlight bulbs Before replacing a burnt out light bulb, ensure that the replacement bulb has the same voltage and power rating as specified for the lighting device in question (sect. ...

Indicating devices
Checking the indicating devices In the event of a fault, the internal connections of the device must be checked in all operating conditions. To do this, it is necessary to disconnect the switch co ...

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Reassembling the water radiator unit
The procedure is the same for both radiators. Check the presence of clips (1) at the positions of the external coolant radiator cover (23). If removed, fit the front turn indicator (32) on the cover (23) and tighten the screws (27) to 2 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). No ...

Changing bulbs
Changing the headlight bulbs Before replacing a burnt out light bulb, ensure that the replacement bulb has the same voltage and power rating as specified for the lighting device in question (sect. 3 - 1.1, Lights/instrument panel). Warning The halogen light bulbs in the headlight become hot ...

Refitting the fuel tank
If the fuel tank has been disassembled into its component parts, reposition all the parts as shown in the exploded view. In particular: tighten the screws (13) to a torque of 5 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Refit the tank by inserting its rear side into the pin on the ...

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