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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Changing the clutch fluid

Warning

Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the event of accidental contact wash the affected area with abundant running water.

Remove cover (1) and membrane from the clutch fluid reservoir (2) by loosening the screws (3).

Siphon off the fluid from the reservoir (2).

Fill the tank (2) with new oil up to the max. Mark.

Changing the clutch fluid


Operate the clutch lever two or three times until the circuit is pressurised.

Hold the lever pulled in towards the grip.

Attach a length of transparent plastic tubing to the bleed valve (4) and insert the other end of the tubing in a container Placed on the floor.

Open the bleed valve (4) to allow fluid to escape.

Changing the clutch fluid


Warning

During the filling operation, always keep the oil level above the min mark to prevent the formation of air bubbles in the circuit.

Allow the fluid to flow from the bleed valve (4) until it changes colour. Retighten the bleed valve (4) and tighten to a torque of 4 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) and restore the correct level of oil in the tank.

Changing the brake fluid
Warning Brake fluid is corrosive and will damage paintwork. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. In the case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with plenty of running water. Ch ...

Draining the clutch hydraulic circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the a ...

Other materials:

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 ...

Refitting the engine
Refitting is the reverse of removal. Important Apply recommended grease and tighten the special screws (6) to a torque of 60 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Tighten the nuts (3) to a torque of 48 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Warning For the assembly seque ...

Checking the fuses
The main fuse box (1) and the secondary one (2) are located in the tool tray; to reach the fuse box remove the seat as specified under sect. 5 - 3 "Removal of the seat". The fuses are accessed by removing the cover, which shows the ampere ratings and mounting locations. For ampere ratings ...

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