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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the front brake system

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Removal of the front brake system


Note

For the abs front braking system, also refer to sect. 7 - 5, Abs system operating information, sect. 7 - 6, System components, sect. 7 - 7, Abs components maintenance.

Undo the special screw (3), collect the sealing washers (4), and release the front brake master cylinder assembly (1) from the pipe.

Removal of the front brake system


Tighten the screw (16) and slide the front brake pipe (13) from the bracket (17) on the yoke base.

Removal of the front brake system


Loosen screw (c) to remove front brake hose (20) and the abs sensor cable (a) from hose clip (b).

Warning

While removing the front brake hose, if you damage the hose clip (b) you shall renew it (sect. 5 - 4, Removal of the front mudguard).

If hose is not fastened by hose clip (b), it might interfere with tyre under braking and provoke accidents.

Removal of the front brake system


Unscrew the two fixing screws (21) of the left front brake calliper (9) to the fork leg.

Repeat the operation for the right brake calliper (18).

Undo the special screws (19) and (25) and collect, from both callipers, the sealing washers (4).

Detach the front brake callipers from the pipe (13) and (20).

Removal

Removal of the front brake system


Removal of the front brake system


Removal of the front brake system


Maintenance operations
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Removal of the brake discs
The front brake discs consist of an inner carrier, which is mounted to the wheel, and an outer rotor. Both parts must be changed together as a pair. Remove the front wheel (sect. 7 - 1, Removal ...

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Refitting the brake disks
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