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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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Draining the clutch hydraulic circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with plenty of running water. Remove the dust cap to expose the bleed val ...

Programming/reprogramming keys
The dds diagnosis instrument is required in order to programme/reprogramme the keys. The key programming procedure is launched from this instrument. To start the key programming/reprogramming procedure it is necessary to have at least one of the keys that start the vehicle available (i.E. I ...

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 fr ...

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