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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Rear shock absorber assembly

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Rear shock absorber assembly

Rear shock absorber assembly


  1. Special screw
  2. Screw
  3. Nut
  4. Grub screw
  5. Bush (right)
  6. Bush (left)
  7. Screw
  8. Sealing ring
  9. Roller bearing
  10. Linkage (left)
  11. Shock absorber (rear)
  12. Linkage (right)
  13. Spacer
  14. Special screw
  15. Screw
  16. Bush
  17. Ball joint
  18. Rocker arm assembly
  19. Support
  20. Washer
  21. Nut
  22. Screw
  23. Shock absorber adjuster support
  24. Screw
  25. Support
  26. Rubber pad
  27. Screw
  28. Clamp
  29. Plate
  30. Screw
  31. Hose clip
  32. Washer
  33. Screw
  34. Knob
  35. Nut
  36. Grub screw
  37. Screw

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Important

Bold reference numbers in this section identify parts not shown in the figures alongside the text, but which can be found in the exploded view diagram.

Rear suspension system

The rear suspension system uses a hydraulic mono-shock absorber (11) with rebound and spring preload adjustment.

This system consists of a rocker arm (18) and two linkages (10) and (12) fixed to the swingarm and the engine.

The shock absorber is pivot-mounted to the swingarm at the lower end and to the engine at the upper end. This system gives the motorcycle excellent stability.

To adjust the rear shock absorber refer to sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the rear shock absorber.

Refitting the steering head components
Important The steering tube bearings (6) are identical but in no case may their components be swapped around during reassembly. Clean all contact surfaces and lubricate with the recommended grease ...

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 ...

Other materials:

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 ...

Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. The settings are adjusted using external adjuster screws. To adjust rebound damping (fig. 109); To adjust spring preload (fig. 109); To adjust compression damping (fig. 110). Park the mo ...

Replacing of the rear sprocket
Lock the wheel axle rotation. Remove the clip (1). Loosen the locking nut (2) with a socket wrench. Fully unscrew the nut (2) and remove the washer (3) and the flange (5) with the sprocket (17). Collect the spacer (9). Using a mallet, tap the flange (5) with the cush drive dampe ...

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