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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Chain lubrication

The chain fitted on your motorcycle has o-rings that keep dirt out of and lubricant inside the sliding parts.

So as not to damage these seals when cleaning the chain, use special solvents and avoid aggressive washing with highpressure steam cleaners.

After cleaning, blow the chain dry with compressed air or wipe with an absorbent material, then lubricate each link with shell advance chain or advance teflon chain.

Important


Using non-specific lubricants may cause severe damage to the chain and the front and rear sprockets.

Checking drive chain tension
Important Have chain tension adjusted by a ducati dealer or authorised service centre. Make the rear wheel turn until you find the position where chain is tightest. Set the vehicle on the side ...

Replacing the high and low beam bulbs
Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new bulb complies with the voltage and wattage specified in the "wiring diagram", page 179. Always test the new bulb before refitting ...

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Refitting the cylinder head assemblies
Warning To prevent oil leaks past the contact area between cylinders and crankcase, each time the head is removed, cylinder and piston must be removed as well to clean the mating faces of crankcase and cylinder and restore the spoiled gaskets and o-rings and apply again liquid sealant (sect. ...

Noise and exhaust emission control system information
Source of emissions The combustion process produces carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons. Control of hydrocarbons is very important because under certain conditions, they react to form photochemical smog when subjected to sunlight. Carbon monoxide does not react in the same way, but is toxic. Duca ...

Steering angle adjustment
Loosen the nuts (17) and adjuster screws (16) on both sides of the bottom yoke. Use a 6 to 6.5 Mm spacer (a) fitted to the fork outer tube, or use a gauge. Turn the front forks to the right until the spacer (a) is seated against the frame top tube. Tighten the adjuster screw (16) to ...

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