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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking the frame

Check the dimensions of the frame against the dimensions shown here to determine whether it needs to be realigned or renewed.

Important

Damaged frames must be changed, not repaired. Any work carried out on the frame can give rise to potential danger, infringing the requirements of ec directives concerning manufacturers' liability and general product safety.

Frame general dimensions (mm)

Checking the frame


Removing the frame and the lateral footrests
Loosen the two special screws (6) to separate the frame (1) from the lateral brackets (2) and (3). On the left side of the vehicle block retaining pins (9) and loosen the nuts (8) on the right ...

Reassembly of structural components and the frame
Check for the nuts with clips (8). Apply recommended grease on the threads of the adjusters (4) and the ring nuts (5) having care not to have grease on the surface (c) of the adjusters. Tig ...

Other materials:

Check engine oil level
Check the engine oil level through the sight glass (1) on the right-hand side of the oil sump. Stop the engine and allow a few minutes for the oil to settle to a steady level. Oil level must be checked with the vehicle perfectly upright and the engine cold. The oil must be between the m ...

Removing of the rear footrests
The removal of the rear footrests is described for the right side but it is the same for both. Undo the pin (13) and remove the rh rear footrest (12) from the frame. Recover washer (8) and the o-rings (9). If necessary remove the rubber footrest (11) of the footrest (12). ...

Spark plugs replacement
Check the colour of the ceramic insulation around the central electrode: an even, light brown colour indicates the engine is in good condition and running at the right temperature. Inspect the centre electrode for wear and check spark plug gap, which should be: 0.8+/-0.1 Mm. Important ...

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