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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Steering angle adjustment

Loosen the nuts (17) and adjuster screws (16) on both sides of the bottom yoke.

Steering angle adjustment


Use a 6 to 6.5 Mm spacer (a) fitted to the fork outer tube, or use a gauge.

Steering angle adjustment


Turn the front forks to the right until the spacer (a) is seated against the frame top tube.

Tighten the adjuster screw (16) to bring it into contact with the stop on the steering head.

Apply threadlocker to the thread of nut (17). Hold the adjuster screw (16) firm and tighten the nut (17). Turn the forks to the opposite side: and repeat the process to adjust the other dowel and tighten the relative lock nut.

Steering angle adjustment


Once adjusted, set handlebar completely turned right and ensure that the gap between front brake line and lower frame trellis is at least 1 mm. If it is not so, decrease steering angle by working the right-hand adjuster.

Steering angle adjustment


Adjusting the steering head bearings
Note To adjust the steering bearing clearance, follow what is described in sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the steering head bearings. If the problems found are not solved, check the wear of steering beari ...

Removal of the steering head components
Note All parts fitted to the top and bottom yokes, including the wiring and control cables, can remain on the motorcycle provided they do not hinder the following operations. Loosen the screw ...

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Hands free system key-on and key-off
Key-on consists in turning on the hands free system and all of its electronic devices. Key-off consists in turning off the hands free system and all electronic devices, and makes sure the engine is turned off. Key-on is done using the button (6) on the handlebar on the right switch or using ...

Charging the battery
Before charging the battery, it is recommended to remove it from the motorcycle. Important The battery is housed in the cowling, always contact a ducati dealer or an authorised service centre for its removal. Remove the left cowling (1, fig. 137) Loosening: side screw (2, fig. 137) Retaining ...

Reassembling the front footrest brackets
To reassemble the brackets (6) and (21) carry out the removal procedure in the reverse order; tighten the screws (7) to a torque of 25 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). ...

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