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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the front forks

Before removing the front forks, it is first necessary to remove the following parts:


Loosen the clamp screws (1) holding the fork legs to the steering head (3).

Loosen the clamp screws (2) and (26) securing the fork legs to the bottom yoke (4).

Withdraw the fork legs (5) and (6) downwards in order to carry out to all the necessary overhaul operations.

Removal of the front forks


Steering head: front fork
Screw Screw Steering head Bottom yoke Left fork leg assembly Right fork leg assembly Counter nut Damper assembly Bush Spring Preload tube Collar Washer Top cap assembl ...

Overhauling the front forks
Note It is advisable to loosen the top cap (14) when the fork is still fitted to the motorcycle. Note The specific tools for the revision of the fork, are described in sect. 3 - 4, Specific too ...

Other materials:

Removal of the clutch-side crankcase cover
Unscrew the screws (2), (3) and (5) securing the clutch-side crankcase cover (1). Tap around the edge of the cover with a plastic mallet to detach it from the crankcase half. Remove the clutch cover (1) paying attention to the centring bushing (12). Check the condition of the cent ...

Changing the coolant
Warning This operation must only be carried out when the engine is cold. Attempting to change the coolant with the engine hot could lead to burns from hot coolant or scalding steam. Place a container under the engine and place the motorcycle on its side stand. Remove the expansion reserv ...

Check the idle and the co amount with warm engine
Start the engine; Switch on the dds and check that it does not signal any error (otherwise consult the relevant paragraph of this manual to reset the error and proceed with the idle check); Enter the "self diagnosis" menu by selecting the diavel model in the available vehicle version. ...

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