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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:

Refuelling
Never overfill the tank when refuelling. The fuel level should always be below the rim of the filler recess. Warning Use low-lead fuel with 95 octane rating at origin minimum (see "top-ups" table, page 173). Check that no fuel is trapped in the filler cap recess. ...

Specific tools for the frame
88713.1072 Drift to install half bearing in bottom yoke 88713.2562 Chain assembly tool 88713.1058 Wrench for steering shaft nut 88713.1062 Tool for installing steering head bearings 88713.2951 Rear wheel balancing tool 88713.3211 Wrench for adjustment of the eccentric hu ...

Dashboard diagnosis
This function identifies any abnormal vehicle behaviours. The dashboard activates any abnormal vehicle behaviours in real time (errors). At key-on (at the end of the check) one or more "errors" are displayed in red (only if they are active). When an "error" is triggered, the indication (r ...

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