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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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Spark plugs replacement
Check the colour of the ceramic insulation around the central electrode: an even, light brown colour indicates the engine is in good condition and running at the right temperature. Inspect the centre electrode for wear and check spark plug gap, which should be: 0.8+/-0.1 Mm. Important ...

Battery voltage indicator (battery)
This function describes the battery voltage indicator. 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 "battery" function and press the reset button (12, fig. 12 ...

Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs
Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and should be checked at regular intervals. The condition of the spark plugs provides a good indication of how well the engine is running. Have the spark plugs inspected or replaced at a ducati dealer or authorised service centre; they will ...

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