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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Rear shock absorber assembly

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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:

Riding safety
The points given below are applicable for every day motorcycle use and shoud be carefully observed for safe and effective vehicle operation. A motorcycle does not provide the impact protection of an automobile, so defensive riding in addition to wearing protective apparel is extremely importa ...

Adjusting the steering head bearings
Excessive handlebar play or shaking forks in the steering head indicate that the play in the steering head bearings requires adjustment. Proceed as follows: loosen the clamp screw (1) that holds the steering tube to the steering head. Slacken the clamp screws (2) securing the steering head ...

Active key
Introduction The active key (1) communicates with the hands free system by radio. In order to function, the key must be within a 1.5 Metre radius from the antenna (located in the document compartment under the seat). In the event of a flat key battery or of an internal transmitter circuit f ...

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