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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking valve lift

Set the engine to the configuration described for the "checking and adjusting the valve clearances", previously indicated.

Position the tool 88765.1518 On the cylinder head: the part marked "a" should be on the intake side and the part marked "s" should be on the exhaust side.

Seat the plate (a) and tighten the screws (b).

Checking valve lift


Checking valve lift


Set the opening valve clearance to zero when the camshaft is in its rest position by fitting a feeler gauge between the upper rocker arm and the opening shim.

Lock the dial gauge into the seat of the stand marked "a" and position the fork probe against the face of the closing shim.

Set the dial gauge to zero when the valve is fully closed.

Rotate the intake camshaft so as to allow the intake valves to lift fully.

Check on the dial gauge that the measured value corresponds to the prescribed one (sect. 3 -1.1, Timing system/valves).

Repeat the same operation for the exhaust valves, using the dial gauge in the support seat 88765.1518 With the marking "s".

Refit the components by carrying out the same operations indicated in chapter "checking and adjusting the valve clearances", previously described.

Refit the components removed in the procedure.

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Checking and adjusting the valve clearances
Note For clarity, the figures show the engine removed from the frame. Move the piston of the cylinder being checked to tdc of the power stroke: in this condition, all the valves are closed and ...

Checking the engine timing
Set the engine to the configuration described for the "checking and adjusting the valve clearances", previously indicated. Install tool 88765.1188 (G) in the spark plug bore to determine the ...

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Refitting the front forks
Refit the fork legs, positioning them at the height shown in the figure relative to the upper surface of the bottom yoke. Warning The difference in height between the two fork legs must be no greater than 0.1 Mm. Position the fork legs (5) and (6) on the yoke base (4) and on the steering ...

High engine coolant temperature
The activation of this (amber yellow) "warning" indicates that the engine coolant temperature is high. It is activated when the temperature reaches 121C (250f). Note In this case, ducati recommends stopping and shutting off the engine immediately; make sure that the fans are workin ...

On-board computers and the can line
The following on-board computers make up the electrical system of the diavel and are connected with each other via the can line (or network): Master dashboard Slave dashboard Hands free (facilitated keyless start system) Ecu (engine control unit) Bbs (black box system or central elect ...

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