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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Adjusting the steering head bearings

Excessive handlebar play or shaking forks in the steering head indicate that the play in the steering head bearings requires adjustment. Proceed as follows: loosen the clamp screw (1) that holds the steering tube to the steering head.

Adjusting the steering head bearings


Slacken the clamp screws (2) securing the steering head to both fork legs.

Adjusting the steering head bearings


With specific wrench 88713.1058 Tighten the adjustment ring nut (3) to a torque of 30 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Push the steering head against the ring nut (3) and tighten the screw (1) to a torque of 24 nm +/-5% and the screws (2) to 20 nm +/-5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Adjusting the steering head bearings


Filling the clutch circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the a ...

Adjusting the chain tension
Make the rear wheel turn until you find the position where chain is tightest. Set the vehicle on the side stand. Push down the chain at the point of measurement and release. Measure the distance be ...

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Warning indication (alarms/signals)
The instrument panel activates in real-time some warnings / malfunction that are not dangerous for the correct operation of the vehicle. At key-on (at the end of the check) one or more "warnings" are displayed if they are active. When a "warning" is triggered, the indica ...

Technical specifications
General Colours Transmission Timing system/valves Crankshaft Cylinder/piston Gearbox Cooling system Front wheel Front suspension (diavel abs) Front suspension (diavel carbon abs) Rear wheel Rear suspension (diavel abs) Rear suspensio ...

Legal rights
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This warranty is in addition to the ducati limited motorcycle warranty. Additional information Any replacement part that is equivalent in performance and durability may be used in ...

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