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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Side stand

Important


Before lowering the side stand, check that the ground is sufficiently even and firm.

Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melted by the sun heat and similar or the motorcycle may fall over.

When parking on a slope, always park with the rear wheel on the downhill side.

To pull down the side stand, hold the motorcycle handlebars with both hands and push down on the side stand (1) with your foot until it is fully extended. Tilt the motorcycle until the side stand is resting on the ground.

Warning


Do not sit on the motorcycle when it is supported on the side stand.

To raise the side stand to rest position (horizontal), tilt the motorcycle to the right and, at the same time, lift the stand (1) with your foot.

Side stand


Note


Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism (two springs, one into the other) and the safety sensor (2) at regular intervals.

Note


It is possible to start the engine with side stand down and the gearbox in neutral. When starting the bike with a gear engaged, pull the clutch lever (in this case the side stand must be up).

Refitting the seat
Make sure all parts are correctly arranged and secured in the underseat compartment. Insert the mounts (4) of the seat base in the projecting parts (5) of the frame, then push the rear end of the s ...

Passenger grabhandle
Passenger grabhandle (1, fig. 107) Is located inside the tail guard; to take it out, remove the seat (see "removal of the seat" on page 119), pull the knob (2, fig. 107) While taking out ...

Other materials:

Removal of the cylinder heads
Using the tool code 88713.2676, Undo the nuts (21) on the cylinder head stud bolts. Remove the cylinder head nuts (21) and special washers (22). Remove the cylinder head assembly by lifting it off the engine studs. Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head. ...

Refitting the external components
Fit the cap (39) on spring (38) until it engages. Mount ball (40), spring (38) with cap (39), washer (37) and screw (36) on the chain side half-casing by starting the screw into hole (f). Note The spring (38), with cap (39), must be oriented as shown. Tighten the screw fully home to a torqu ...

Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters: Rebound damping; Inner spring preload; Compression damping. Park the motorcycle in a stable position on its side stand. Turn the adjust ...

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