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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removing of the side stand

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Removing of the side stand


Disconnect connector (a) of the stand switch (2) from the main wiring.

Removing of the side stand


Loosen the screws (3), (10), (11) and (12) securing the stand bracket (4) to the engine and remove the complete side stand assembly.

Removing of the side stand


Removing of the side stand


Disassembly of the side stand

Undo the fixing screw (5) and remove the side stand switch (2).

Disassembly of the side stand


Release the side stand return springs (6) and (7) of the fasteners (a) and (b).

Undo the stand fixing pin (9) to the bracket and remove the side stand (1) and the nut (8).

Disassembly of the side stand


Inspecting the side stand

Fit the side stand leg to the bracket and check that there is no excessive clearance. Ensure that the ends of the side stand are not bent with respect to the shank.

A side stand which shows signs of cracking must be renewed immediately.

To check the switch (2) refer to sec. 6 - 6, Checking the side stand switch.

Inspecting the side stand


Reassembling of the side stand

Insert the side stand (1), properly greased, in the bracket (4) and fix it with the pivot (9) and the nut (8).

Tighten the nut (8) to the torque of 20 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Position the side stand return springs (6) and (7) and fix them to the fasteners (a) and (b) on the bracket and on the stand.

Reassembling of the side stand


Set switch (2) to plate (4) by inserting sensor pin (c) into side stand hole (d) and making sure side stand pin (e) matches with groove (f) on sensor.

Reassembling of the side stand


Fit the retaining screw (5) with recommended threadlocker and tighten it to a torque of 5 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Reassembling of the side stand


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Refitting the side stand
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