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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking and overhauling the components

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Engine / Clutch assembly / Clutch / Checking and overhauling the components

Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates

Insert a friction plate (e) in the clutch drum (f) and measure the clearance (s) with a feeler gauge.

Clearance "s" must not exceed 0.6 Mm.

If it does, renew the plates and, if necessary, the clutch drum.

Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates


Overhaul of the clutch plates

The clutch plates must not show any signs of blackening, grooves or deformation.

Measure the thickness of the friction plates; it should not be less than 2.6 Mm.

Overhaul of the clutch plates


Important

The total thickness of the discs pack must not be less than 46.1 Mm.

Place the plate on a flat surface and check the amount of deformation with a feeler gauge.

Max. Flatness error: 0.2 Mm.

Overhaul of the clutch plates


Overhaul of the pressure plate

Check bearing (5) condition; renew the bearing if the play is excessive.

Check the contact surfaces of the last friction plate; if extremely scored, polish it in the same manner as described previously for the cylinder head surface (sect. 9 - 4.5, Overhaul of cylinder head components).

Check conditions of the spring guide bucket tappet (g) of the pressure plate (4) and of the circlips (6).

Overhaul of the pressure plate


Overhauling the pressure plate springs

Measure the length "l" of each spring (3).

Minimum length: 41 mm.

Renew any springs that are shorter than the above limit value.

Overhauling the pressure plate springs


Removal of the clutch
Note For clarity, the figures show the engine removed from the frame. Undo the fixing screws (1) and remove the ring (2) and the springs (3) from the pressure plate (4). Slide the pre ...

Reassembling the clutch
Position the spacer (13). Fit the flat ring (11) and the belleville washer (10) on the clutch center (12), so that the convex side faces the clutch drum. Locate the belleville washer (8). ...

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Topping up the electrolyte
Warning Before carrying out any operations on the battery, keep in mind the safety standards (sect.1 - 3, General safety rules). The electrolyte in the battery is toxic and can cause burns if it comes into contact with the skin because it contains sulphuric acid. Wear protective clothing, a ...

Distance travelled on fuel reserve: trip fuel
This function shows the distance travelled on fuel reserve (in km or miles depending on the specific application). When the fuel light comes on, the display automatically switches to the "trip fuel" indicator. Trip fuel reading remains stored even after key-off until the vehicle is refue ...

Refuelling
Never overfill the tank when refuelling. The fuel level should always be below the rim of the filler recess. Warning Use low-lead fuel with 95 octane rating at origin minimum (see "top-ups" table, page 173). Check that no fuel is trapped in the filler cap recess. ...

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