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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the front forks

Refit the fork legs, positioning them at the height shown in the figure relative to the upper surface of the bottom yoke.

Refitting the front forks


Warning

The difference in height between the two fork legs must be no greater than 0.1 Mm.

Position the fork legs (5) and (6) on the yoke base (4) and on the steering head (3).

Lock the fork legs by tightening the screws (1) to the torque of 20 nm +/- 5%, the screws (2) to the torque of 22 nm +/- 5%, and the screws (26) to 12 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) that secure the bottom yoke (4) and the steering head (3): tighten one fork leg at a time.

Important

If the screws (1) (2) and (26) were removed on disassembly, smear the threads with the specified grease before tightening.

Refitting the front forks


Refit any parts removed from the frame:


Warning

Do not ride with the front mudguard removed. The brake hoses are retained to the front mudguard to keep them from touching the wheel under braking.

Overhauling the front forks
Note It is advisable to loosen the top cap (14) when the fork is still fitted to the motorcycle. Note The specific tools for the revision of the fork, are described in sect. 3 - 4, Specific too ...

Steering head: steering
Screw Steering head Screw Lower rh u-bolt Lower lh u-bolt Bearing Screw Sealing ring Washer Spacer Washer Nut Washer Screw Bottom yoke Dowel Nut Screw Specia ...

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Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge
Note This operation has to be carried out with hot engine (but turned off) because the oil in these conditions is more fluid and its evacuation is faster and complete. Remove the drain plug (3) with seal (a) from the oil sump and allow the oil to drain off. Warning Dispose of oil and/or fil ...

Removal of the lubrication system
Disconnect the sensor (12) of the main wiring. Open the pipe grommet (11). Undo the screw (8) and slide out the plate (9). Slide the tubes (7) out of the half-casing having care not to damage the tubes o-rings (a) that guarantee the coupling sealing. Undo and remove the sc ...

Removal of the front brake system
Note For the abs front braking system, also refer to sect. 7 - 5, Abs system operating information, sect. 7 - 6, System components, sect. 7 - 7, Abs components maintenance. Undo the special screw (3), collect the sealing washers (4), and release the front brake master cylinder assembly (1 ...

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