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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the number plate holder

Place the number plate light (5), as indicated, on the number plate holder plate (8) and tighten the screws (7) to a torque of 2 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Thread the number plate light wiring (c) into the opening in the number plate holder plate as shown.

Refitting the number plate holder


Refitting the number plate holder


Fit the vibration dampers (15) in the corresponding holes of the number plate holder plate (8). Position the splashguard (16) on the number plate support subframe (9).

Apply prescribed threadlocker on the screw threads (17).

Fix the splashguard (16) by tightening the screws (17) to a torque of 5 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the number plate holder


Refitting the number plate holder


Position the number plate light wiring (c) into the seat in the number plate holder plate (8) as shown.

Insert the connector (d) of the number plate light wiring (c) into the hole (e) in the number plate support subframe (9), threading it out of the hole on the opposite side.

Refitting the number plate holder


Refitting the number plate holder


Refitting the number plate holder


Fit the number plate holder plate (8) to the number plate support subframe (9), fitting the special screws (6) into the vibration dampers and starting the nuts (10) on the opposite side.

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Slide the plate (8) along the slots (g) in the subframe (9) until bringing it all the way towards the bottom side.

Tighten the special screws (6) to a torque of 5 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings), by holding the nuts (10) on the opposite side.

Refitting the number plate holder


Refitting the number plate holder


Refitting the number plate holder


Reposition the assembly on the swingarm and tighten the screws (11) to a torque of 25 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the number plate holder


Removal of the licence plate holder
Disconnect connector (5) of the number plate holder wiring from the main one. Release the number plate holder light cable from the ties and the cable grommets as indicated in sect- 7 - 6, fle ...

Removal of the tail light
Disconnect the connectors (a) and (b) of the tail lights (1) and (13). Loosen the screws (4) and slide the tail lights (1) and (13) to the rear side; recover the four spacers (3) and the wash ...

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Refitting the gearchange mechanism
Make sure that the gearchange linkage assembly (6) is installed with the ball joint with a left-hand thread (a) facing the lever (8). Apply the recommended grease to the non-threaded surface of the pin (4). Fit the first o-ring (5) in the pin (4). Start the pin (4) in the gearchange leve ...

Adjusting the steering head bearings
Excessive handlebar play or shaking forks in the steering head indicate that the play in the steering head bearings requires adjustment. Proceed as follows: loosen the clamp screw (1) that holds the steering tube to the steering head. Slacken the clamp screws (2) securing the steering head ...

Refitting the expansion tank
If the support (15) has been removed, place the hose clamps (14) on the bracket (15) orienting them as indicated. Fully press the pins (a) to block the clamps (14) until pins surfaces (b) are at the same level of the clamps (14) surfaces. Apply recommended threadlocker to the thread of the ...

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