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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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Specific operating strategies
Idle speed No electric motor is used for idle speed regulation (bypass is modulated instead with the throttle valve), as idle speed control is effected by the ride-by-wire system. Idle speed is maintained by the control unit when the speed drops below a specific threshold and when the clutch ...

Helmet cable
Note Helmet cable (2, fig. 104) Can be found inside the tool kit, see "tool kit and accessories" on page 141. Pass the cable through the helmet and insert the end of the cable in the pin (3, fig. 104). Leave the helmet hanging and refit the seat to hold it in place. Warning Th ...

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 ...

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