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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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Diavel abs rear suspension

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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 ...

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Symbols - abbreviations - references
To allow quick and easy consultation, this manual uses graphic symbols to highlight situations in which maximum care is required, as well as practical advice or information. Pay attention to the meaning of the symbols since they serve to avoid repeating technical concepts or safety warnings th ...

Steering angle adjustment
Loosen the nuts (17) and adjuster screws (16) on both sides of the bottom yoke. Use a 6 to 6.5 Mm spacer (a) fitted to the fork outer tube, or use a gauge. Turn the front forks to the right until the spacer (a) is seated against the frame top tube. Tighten the adjuster screw (16) to ...

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 ...

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