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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Lubricating cables and joints

Ducati Diavel Owners Manual / Main maintenance operations / Lubricating cables and joints

Check the outer sheath of the throttle control and cold start lever cables for damage at regular intervals. The outer plastic cover should not be flattened or cracked. Operate the controls to make sure the inner cables slide smoothly inside the outer sheath: if you feel any friction or catching, have the cable replaced by a ducati dealer or authorised service centre.

To avoid this kind of problem with the throttle cable, unscrew the two retaining screws (1, fig. 133) To open the case and then the grease cable ends and pulley (2, fig. 134) With shell advance grease or retinax lx2 grease.

Warning


Close the twistgrip housing carefully, inserting the cable in the pulley.

Refit the housing and tighten the screws (1) to 10 nm.

To ensure smooth operation of the side stand pivot, remove dirt and apply shell alvania r3 grease to all friction points.

Lubricating cables and joints


Lubricating cables and joints


Checking brake pads for wear
Check brake pads wear through the inspection hole in the callipers. Change both pads if friction material thickness of even just one pad is about 1 mm. Warning Friction material wear beyond th ...

Adjusting throttle control free play
The throttle twistgrip must have free play of 1.5×2.0 Mm in all steering positions, measured on the outer edge of the twistgrip. If necessary, adjust it using the adjusters (1 and 2, fig. 135 ...

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Units of measurement modification function
This function allows you to change the units of measurement of the displayed values. To access the function it is necessary to view the "setting" menu page 48, using button (1, fig. 14) ?"" or (2, fig. 14) ?" " select the "set units" function and pre ...

Removal of the rear shock absorber
Loosen the screws (22) and remove the assembly (34) from the frame. Loosen the screws (27) and remove the tank unit (s) of the shock absorber from the support (19). Hold the lh bush (6) and loosen the rh bush (5) to release the front side of the shock absorber assembly. Un ...

Refitting the front forks
Refit the fork legs, positioning them at the height shown in the figure relative to the upper surface of the bottom yoke. Warning The difference in height between the two fork legs must be no greater than 0.1 Mm. Position the fork legs (5) and (6) on the yoke base (4) and on the steering ...

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