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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge

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Note

This operation has to be carried out with hot engine (but turned off) because the oil in these conditions is more fluid and its evacuation is faster and complete.

Remove the drain plug (3) with seal (a) from the oil sump and allow the oil to drain off.

Warning

Dispose of oil and/or filter cartridges in compliance with environmental protection regulations.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Remove any metallic deposits from the end of the magnetic drain plug (3). Clean the threads of the drain plug and apply three bond tb1215. Refit the drain plug complete with gasket (a) to the sump.

Position seal (a) so that the side with the square edge is facing the chain side crankcase half.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Tighten the exhaust plug (3) to a torque of 20 nm (min. 18 Nm - max. 22 Nm) (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings).

Remove the oil sump filter cartridge (4) using service tool 88713.2906.

Important

Dispose of the used cartridge, do not attempt to reutilise it.

Fit a new cartridge (4), using the tool 88713.2906 Making sure to lubricate the gasket with engine oil.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Note

As an alternative, it is advisable to refill the filter cartridge with engine oil (4) before fitting it: this enables the recommended oil level to be maintained without topping up.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Screw the cartridge fully home and tighten it to a torque of 11 nm (min. 10 Nm - max. 12 Nm) (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings).

Every two oil changes, clean the oil pickup gauze filter.

Undo the four screws (5) of the external cap (6) and remove it.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Remove the filtering element (7) and check the o-rings (8) and (9), replace them if necessary.

Clean the filter with petrol and compressed air. Take care not to damage the gauze.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Place the o-ring (9) on the crankcase and the (8) one on the mesh filter (7).

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Refit the mesh filter (7).

Apply a bead of fluid gasket to the cap (6) as shown in the figure.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Remove the filler plug (2) and carry out refilling with the specified oil type (sect. 3 - 2, Fuel, lubricants and other fluids) up to reaching the notch that identifies the max level in the sight glass (1).

Refit the filler cap (2). Run the engine at idle speed for a few minutes.

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


Check that there are no oil leaks and that the engine oil pressure warning light on the dashboard switches off some seconds after starting up the engine. If not, switch off the engine and trace the fault.

After a few minutes, check that the oil level is the specified one; if necessary, restore the max. Level.

Tighten the external cap (6) retaining screws (5) to a torque of 10 nm (min. 9 Nm - max. 11 Nm) (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings).

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge


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