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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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Refitting the oil pump
If removed, apply specific threadlocker on the bushing (7) outer thread, and screw it in the crankcase half, observing the height. Position the reference bushings (15) and the oil sealing o-rings (2) and (4) according to the crankcase lubrication channels. Position the oil pump on th ...

Digital rpm indication function
This function displays the number of rpms for improved accuracy when setting idle rpm. To access the function it is necessary to view the "setting" menu page 48, using button (1, fig. 14) ?" " or (2, fig. 14) ?" " select the "rpm" function and press ...

Refitting the fuel tank
If the fuel tank has been disassembled into its component parts, reposition all the parts as shown in the exploded view. In particular: tighten the screws (13) to a torque of 5 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Refit the tank by inserting its rear side into the pin on the ...

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