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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Changing and cleaning the air filters

The air filter must be replaced at the intervals described in the "scheduled maintenance chart" (sect. 4 - 2).

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Work on the vehicle right side, loosen screws (1) that secure the intake duct (2) to the filter box, and the radiator retaining screw (3); recover the washer (4).

Remove the intake duct (2).

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Changing and cleaning the air filters


Pull out the filter cartridge (5) from the seat in the airbox.

Changing and cleaning the air filters


The filter cartridge can be cleaned with a jet of compressed air or replace if necessary.

Important

A clogged air filter will reduce air intake and engine power, increase fuel consumption and cause a build up of deposits on the spark plugs. Do not use the motorcycle without a filter as impurities in the air could get into the engine and cause damage.

Properly refit the cartridge in the filter box housing.

If the gasket (6) has been replaced, refit the new gasket in the proper seat (a) of the conveyor (2); place it so that the Tab (b) of the gasket (6) matches with slot (c) of the rh conveyor (2) as shown in the figure.

Note

Check for no abnormal wrinkles during gasket fitting.

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Start the screws (1) and screw (3) with washer (4).

Tighten the screws (1) to a torque of 3.5 Nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3Frame torque settings) and screw (3) to a torque of 10 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Changing and cleaning the air filters


Important

If the motorcycle is used in very damp or dusty conditions, the air filter cartridge must be changed more frequently.

Check the air filter in the horizontal timing belt cover.

Loosen the screws (8) securing the central external cover (9) and remove it from the central side.

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Loosen the screws (11) fixing the horizontal belt timing cover (7) and remove it from the horizontal cylinder assembly.

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Loosen the screws (12) and remove the filter (10). Apply the recommended threadlocker to the screws (8) and (11).

Once the check has been carried out refit filter (10), screw without tightening the screws (12) and refit the horizontal timing belt cover (7) on the horizontal cylinder assembly by tightening the screws (11) to a torque of 10 nm (min. 9 Nm - max. 11 Nm) for the plastic covers, and 6 nm (min. 5.5 Nm - max. 6.5 Nm) for the carbon ones (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings).

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Refit the central timing belt cover (9) by tightening the screws (8) to a torque of 10 nm (min. 9 Nm - max. 11 Nm) for the plastic covers, and 6 nm (min. 5.5 Nm - max. 5.6 Nm) for the carbon ones (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings).

Changing and cleaning the air filters


Spark plugs replacement
Check the colour of the ceramic insulation around the central electrode: an even, light brown colour indicates the engine is in good condition and running at the right temperature. Inspect the c ...

Checking the coolant level
To the specified intervals in the "scheduled maintenance chart" (sect. 4 - 2) Check the coolant level contained in the expansion reservoir, on the right side of the vehicle. The coolant level mu ...

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Reassembly of belly fairing
Position the oil cooler shield (7) inserting the tab (a) into the slit (b) in the electrical components support (s). Note On refitting, make sure that the tab (c) remains positioned under the retainers (d) of the shield (7). Fit clips (11) on bracket (13) and orient them as shown in the f ...

Replacing the tank flange and fuel sensor
Loosen the screws (19) securing the fuel tank flange (20). Remove the flange (20) from the tank (20). Recover the seal (21). Undo and remove the two fixing screws (g) and move the protection (f). Before reassembly, carefully remove any deposits or scale from all parts. Note The flang ...

Helmet cable
Note Helmet cable (2, fig. 104) Can be found inside the tool kit, see "tool kit and accessories" on page 141. Pass the cable through the helmet and insert the end of the cable in the pin (3, fig. 104). Leave the helmet hanging and refit the seat to hold it in place. Warning Th ...

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