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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the front brake system

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Front brake control / Refitting the front brake system

While refitting the system, pay special attention to the orientation of the pipe couplings (24) on the pump and the pipes (13) and (20) on the callipers (9) and (18).

Warning

If incorrectly positioned, the hose can affect brake operation and foul moving parts. Position the hose as shown in the figure.

Refitting the front brake system


Refitting the front brake system


Refitting the front brake system


When reconnecting the brake hose to the calliper or master cylinder, make sure to install the sealing washers (4) either side of the hose end fitting.

After having oriented the pipe fitting (24) tighten the screw (3) to a torque of 23 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the front brake system


After having oriented the pipes (13) and (20) in the front brake callipers (18) and (9) tighten the special screws (19) and (25) to a torque of 23 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Note

Make sure that internal pipe fitting (13) and the external pipe fitting (20) are installed in the left brake calliper (9).

Fit the left calliper (9) over the disk.

Apply the recommended grease to the screws (21).

Hand tighten the screws (21) to secure the callipers to the fork legs.

Operate the brake lever two or three times until the circuit is pressurised and force the pads against the brake disc.

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

Refitting the front brake system


Refitting the front brake system


Refitting the front brake system


Hold the lever pulled towards the twistgrip and tighten the calliper screws (21) to the torque of 45 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Insert brake rubber block (d) into grommet (b) and ensure it is centred.

Fold hose clip (b) and fasten it by starting the screw (c) in its thread.

Insert hose (13) in bracket (17) and tighten screw (16) to a torque of 8 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the front brake system


Refitting the front brake system


For correct position of the ties fastening the abs sensor cable (a) to front brake lines (20), please refer to sect. 7 - 6, Flexible wiring/hoses positioning.

Refitting the front brake system


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