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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Overhauling the front brake components

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Front brake control / Overhauling the front brake components

Important

Critical safety components. The brake calliper manufacturer recommends that you do not attempt to service the internal components of the brake callipers. Incorrect overhaul of this component could endanger rider safety.

Operations should be limited to renewal of the pads, fasteners and the bleed valve assembly.

Refer to the exploded view at the beginning of this section for indications on renewal of the above components.

The brake disc must be clean without any signs of rust, oil, grease or dirt and no deep scoring.

To check the wear of the brake disks follow the data detailed in sect. 3 - 1.1, Hydraulic brakes.

Removal of the brake discs
The front brake discs consist of an inner carrier, which is mounted to the wheel, and an outer rotor. Both parts must be changed together as a pair. Remove the front wheel (sect. 7 - 1, Removal ...

Refitting the brake disks
Before refitting the brake disc to the wheel, clean all contact surfaces thoroughly and smear a medium strength threadlocker on the threads of retaining screws (5). Operating on the left side, f ...

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Refitting the timing gears
Before reassembling the removed parts, check timing gears (13) for wear. Change, if necessary. Important The timing gears (13) must always be renewed as a pair. Refitting is the reverse of removal. Warning When introducing the driven gear (b) check that the tongue (15) is correctly fitted o ...

Display background colour (automatic adjustment)
Instrument panel background colour is set automatically according to exterior lighting conditions. When sensor detects "poor lighting" (night), it switches to black background mode; vice versa when a "significant" lighting is detected (day), it switches to white background ...

Checking brake and clutch fluid level
The levels should not fall below the min marks on the respective reservoirs. If the level is too low, air can get into the circuit, thus impairing the efficiency of the system. Brake and clutch fluid must be topped up and changed at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance table ...

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