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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking and overhauling the components

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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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Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters: Rebound damping; Inner spring preload; Compression damping. Park the motorcycle in a stable position on its side stand. Turn the adjust ...

How to start the engine
With the motorcycle off and the dashboard on, the on/off switch is turned to "run off" With the motorcycle and dashboard on, the on/off switch is turned to "run off". To start the engine, simply push the on/off switch up to "run on" and press the black start button. ...

General cleaning
To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, anyway according to the road conditions you ride in. Use specific products, where possible biodegradable. Avoid aggressive detergents or solvents. Use only water and neutral soap to clean ...

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