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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the rear brake control

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Rear brake / Refitting the rear brake control

If the pushrod (18), clip (30) and fork (31) assembly has been dismantled, reassemble it by screwing the nut (29) onto the rod (18) and then screw the rod into the fork (31) to obtain the measurement indicated in the figure.

Block the rod and tighten to a torque of 7.5 Nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) the nut (29) on the fork (31).

Fit the pushrod assembly (18) on the lever (6) fixing it with the quick-release fastener (30).

Refitting the rear brake control


Refitting the rear brake control


Check that the adjuster screw (27) and nut (28) are positioned at the distance apart shown.

Refitting the rear brake control


Apply specific grease to the non-threaded surface of the pin (9).

Fit the first o-ring (11) in the pin (9).

Insert the pin (9) on the brake lever (6), apply the recommended grease to the seat of the second o-ring (11) of the lever (6) and place the other o-ring (11) and the washer (3).

Refitting the rear brake control


Fit the spring (4) on the rear brake lever (6) observing the orientation shown.

Apply the recommended threadlocker to the threaded side of the pin (9).

Fit the brake lever (6) on the footrest bracket (p) inserting the pin (9).

Note

On refitting, place the end (e) of the spring against the suitable rib of the bracket (p), making sure the other end (f) of the spring remains in place as shown.

Fit the rear stop sensor wire (5) tightening it manually onto bracket (g) and then to a torque of 10 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the rear brake control


If removed, refit the master cylinder (38) on the bracket by starting the screws (40).

Note

Start the screw (40) first; this is the screw that sits in the slot (h).

Tighten the screws (40) to a torque of 4 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the rear brake control


Reconnect the hose (7), locating the sealing washers (23) on both sides of the hose end fitting, and secure it with the special screw (22).

Tighten the special screw (22) to a torque of 23 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the rear brake control


Note

Pay special attention to the pipes (7) and (21) orientation on the rear brake master cylinder (16).

Refitting the rear brake control


Insert the rod (18) inside the pump (16), after applying the recommended grease.

Refitting the rear brake control


Refitting the rear brake control


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