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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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Removal the airbox and throttle body
Loosen the screws (a) and remove the plate (b) that fixes the main wiring to the airbox. Undo the screws (17) and remove the air pressure sensors (9) with the support (19). Release the hoses (c) of the air pressure sensors (9) from the tab (d) on the airbox. Operating on the ...

Refitting the fuel tank
If the fuel tank has been disassembled into its component parts, reposition all the parts as shown in the exploded view. In particular: tighten the screws (13) to a torque of 5 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Refit the tank by inserting its rear side into the pin on the ...

Removal of the clutch master cylinder assembly
Warning The clutch master cylinder manufacturer advises against servicing of the clutch master cylinder (1) due to the safetycritical nature of this component. Incorrect overhaul of this component could endanger rider safety. Maintenance operations of the master cylinder are limited to replac ...

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