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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the front forks

Before removing the front forks, it is first necessary to remove the following parts:


Loosen the clamp screws (1) holding the fork legs to the steering head (3).

Loosen the clamp screws (2) and (26) securing the fork legs to the bottom yoke (4).

Withdraw the fork legs (5) and (6) downwards in order to carry out to all the necessary overhaul operations.

Removal of the front forks


Steering head: front fork
Screw Screw Steering head Bottom yoke Left fork leg assembly Right fork leg assembly Counter nut Damper assembly Bush Spring Preload tube Collar Washer Top cap assembl ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Front brake lever
Pull the lever (1, fig. 94) Towards the twistgrip to operate the front brake. The system is hydraulically assisted and you only need to pull the lever gently. The control lever (1, fig. 94) Features a dial adjuster (2, fig. 94) For lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar adjustment. ...

Refitting the gearchange mechanism
Make sure that the gearchange linkage assembly (6) is installed with the ball joint with a left-hand thread (a) facing the lever (8). Apply the recommended grease to the non-threaded surface of the pin (4). Fit the first o-ring (5) in the pin (4). Start the pin (4) in the gearchange leve ...

Reporting of safety defects
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the national highway traffic safety administration (nhtsa) in addition to notifying ducati north america. If nhtsa receives similar complaints, it may open an in ...

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