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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Steering angle adjustment

Loosen the nuts (17) and adjuster screws (16) on both sides of the bottom yoke.

Steering angle adjustment


Use a 6 to 6.5 Mm spacer (a) fitted to the fork outer tube, or use a gauge.

Steering angle adjustment


Turn the front forks to the right until the spacer (a) is seated against the frame top tube.

Tighten the adjuster screw (16) to bring it into contact with the stop on the steering head.

Apply threadlocker to the thread of nut (17). Hold the adjuster screw (16) firm and tighten the nut (17). Turn the forks to the opposite side: and repeat the process to adjust the other dowel and tighten the relative lock nut.

Steering angle adjustment


Once adjusted, set handlebar completely turned right and ensure that the gap between front brake line and lower frame trellis is at least 1 mm. If it is not so, decrease steering angle by working the right-hand adjuster.

Steering angle adjustment


Adjusting the steering head bearings
Note To adjust the steering bearing clearance, follow what is described in sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the steering head bearings. If the problems found are not solved, check the wear of steering beari ...

Removal of the steering head components
Note All parts fitted to the top and bottom yokes, including the wiring and control cables, can remain on the motorcycle provided they do not hinder the following operations. Loosen the screw ...

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Removing of the rear footrests
The removal of the rear footrests is described for the right side but it is the same for both. Undo the pin (13) and remove the rh rear footrest (12) from the frame. Recover washer (8) and the o-rings (9). If necessary remove the rubber footrest (11) of the footrest (12). ...

Reassembling the water radiator unit
The procedure is the same for both radiators. Check the presence of clips (1) at the positions of the external coolant radiator cover (23). If removed, fit the front turn indicator (32) on the cover (23) and tighten the screws (27) to 2 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). No ...

Cylinder compression test
Note The on-screen icons used during this procedure are explained in a table at the end of this section. Engine performance is directly correlated to the pressure that can be measured in the combustion chambers of the two cylinders. Pressure which is too high/low or an excessive difference be ...

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