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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). ...

Other materials:

Tester power supply
The dds (1) part number 97900.0215 Can be powered from the vehicle as follows: From the mains power supply: by connecting the power supply connector (n) to the network power supply (2) part no. 97900.0224; From the motorcycle: connecting the corresponding cables (see paragraph ...

Inspection of the gear selector forks
Visually inspect the gear selector forks. Bent forks must be renewed as they may lead to difficulties in gear changing or may suddenly disengage when under load. Use a feeler gauge to check the clearance of each fork in its gear groove. If the service limit has been exceeded, check whether ...

Specific operating strategies
Idle speed No electric motor is used for idle speed regulation (bypass is modulated instead with the throttle valve), as idle speed control is effected by the ride-by-wire system. Idle speed is maintained by the control unit when the speed drops below a specific threshold and when the clutch ...

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