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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 ...

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Refitting the timing belts
Rotate the pulleys on the timing belt driveshaft until the timing mark on the outer roller is aligned with the mark on the clutch-side crankcase cover. In this condition, the horizontal cylinder piston will be at top dead centre. Install in the alternator cover seat the tool code 88713.20 ...

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 must be between the max. And min marks on the tank. If the level is low, top up with the recommende ...

Tips for use on the road
Activate the dtc, select level 8 and ride the motorcycle in your usual style; if the level of dtc intervention seems excessive, try reducing the setting to levels 7, 6, etc., Until you find the level that suits you best. If changes in the grip conditions and/or circuit characteristics and/or ...

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