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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Lubricating cables and joints

Ducati Diavel Owners Manual / Main maintenance operations / Lubricating cables and joints

Check the outer sheath of the throttle control and cold start lever cables for damage at regular intervals. The outer plastic cover should not be flattened or cracked. Operate the controls to make sure the inner cables slide smoothly inside the outer sheath: if you feel any friction or catching, have the cable replaced by a ducati dealer or authorised service centre.

To avoid this kind of problem with the throttle cable, unscrew the two retaining screws (1, fig. 133) To open the case and then the grease cable ends and pulley (2, fig. 134) With shell advance grease or retinax lx2 grease.

Warning


Close the twistgrip housing carefully, inserting the cable in the pulley.

Refit the housing and tighten the screws (1) to 10 nm.

To ensure smooth operation of the side stand pivot, remove dirt and apply shell alvania r3 grease to all friction points.

Lubricating cables and joints


Lubricating cables and joints


Checking brake pads for wear
Check brake pads wear through the inspection hole in the callipers. Change both pads if friction material thickness of even just one pad is about 1 mm. Warning Friction material wear beyond th ...

Adjusting throttle control free play
The throttle twistgrip must have free play of 1.5×2.0 Mm in all steering positions, measured on the outer edge of the twistgrip. If necessary, adjust it using the adjusters (1 and 2, fig. 135 ...

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Removal of the timing belt covers
Loosen the screws (4) securing the central external cover (1) and remove it from the central side. Undo the fixing screws (4) of the external cover (25) and remove it from the vertical thermal unit. Undo the fixing screws (4) of the external cover (3) and remove it from the horizonta ...

Suspensions
Front Hydraulic upside-down fork provided with external adjusters for rebound and compression damping and preload (for inner springs of fork legs). Stanchion diameter: 50 mm, coated. Rear wheel travel: 120 mm Rear The shock absorber is adjustable for rebound and compression, with remot ...

On/off switch on handlebar
Introduction The on/off switch on the handlebar is used to switch the dashboard on and off, if a key has been detected, and start the engine. With the switch turned to "run off" (centre position), pushing downwards switches the dashboard on or off (activating the button inside the switch). ...

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