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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking the camshafts and supports

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Engine / Cylinder head assemblies / Camshafts / Checking the camshafts and supports

Check the cam contact surfaces for scratches, grooves, steps and waving.

Worn cams are frequently the cause of poor timing, which leads to loss of engine power.

Place the camshaft between two centres and check the run-out on the areas indicated using two dial gauges.

Service limit: 0.1 Mm.

Checking the camshafts and supports


Visually inspect the camshaft tracks for scoring and abnormal wear. If any of the above defects are found, the camshaft should be renewed.

If you find scoring or excessive wear, check the operation of the engine lubrication circuit.

Checking the camshafts and supports


Checking the camshafts and supports


Checking the camshafts and supports


Removal of the camshafts
Unscrew and remove the screws (7) and the o-rings (8) from the cylinder head covers. Remove the cylinder head cover (6). Remove the gaskets (4) and (9). Repeat the same procedure fo ...

Refitting the camshafts
If the stud bolts (2) were removed, apply the recommended threadlocker to the short end of the stud bolts (2), i.E. The end that is to be screwed into the cylinder head. Tighten the stud bolts (2) ...

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Adjusting the rear shock absorber
The rear shock absorber has external commands that enable you to adjust the setting to suit the load on the motorcycle. The adjuster (1, fig. 111) Located on the lower connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm adjusts the damping during the rebound phase (return). The knob (2, f ...

Refitting the clutch transmission unit
Position pipe (4) on the clutch slave cylinder (r). Position the two seals (19) and tighten the screw (18) to a torque of 23 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Refit the bleed valve (17) and the dust gaiter (16). To position the pipe retaining clamps (4) refer to the table on ...

Removal of the rear brake calliper
Important The brake manufacturer advises against any servicing of the internal components of brake callipers or the master cylinder. Incorrect overhaul of these critical safety components can endanger rider and passenger safety. Before removing the parts in question, you must first carry ou ...

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