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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:

Instrument panel on handlebar
Lcd. Neutral light n (green). Illuminates when the gearbox is in neutral. High beam light  (blue). It turns on to indicate that the high beam lights are on. Engine oil pressure light (red). Illuminates when engine oil pressure is too low. It must turn on at key-on, but ...

Inspecting the final drive
To check the wear of the final drive, visually check the pinion (14) and sprocket (17). If the teeth are found to worn as shown in the figure (dotted line), the sprocket must be renewed. To check the amount of wear on the chain (8), keep the chain taut and measure 16 links. If the l ...

Parking
Park the stopped motorcycle on the side stand. Turn the handle completely to the left or right. If this operation is performed within 60 seconds after the engine stop, the message "waiting for lock" (fig. 120) Will appear on the display of the instrument panel for approx. 5 Seco ...

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