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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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Hands free key (hf) not recognised
The activation of this (amber yellow) "warning" indicates that the hands free system does not detect the active key (1, fig. 62) Near the vehicle. Note In this case, ducati recommends checking that the active key (1, fig. 62) Is near the vehicle (and has not been lost) and that it f ...

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge
Note This operation has to be carried out with hot engine (but turned off) because the oil in these conditions is more fluid and its evacuation is faster and complete. Remove the drain plug (3) with seal (a) from the oil sump and allow the oil to drain off. Warning Dispose of oil and/or fil ...

Overhaul of the connecting rods
Make the following dimensional checks on the connecting rods: Clearance with gudgeon pin on assembly. In the event of excessive wear (sect. 3 - 1.1, Crankshaft), replace the connecting rod. The small end bushing must be in good condition and firmly driven into its seat. Check for para ...

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