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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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Reassembly of the tool tray
Place the tool tray unit (23) on the lateral brackets (2) and (3) by tightening the screws (24) to 14 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3-3, Frame torque settings). If the handle guide (32) has been previously removed, position it on the tray (23) and tighten the screws (34) to 20 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3-3, Fram ...

Refitting the primary drive gears and checking backlash
Fully degrease the crankshaft splined end and the corresponding spline on the primary drive gear. Position the spacer (c) onto the crankshaft. Fit the driving gear (b) onto the crankshaft with the oil pump drive sprocket facing the crankcase. Temporarily secure the gear with the was ...

Parking
Park the stopped motorcycle on the side stand. Turn the handle completely to the left or right. If this operation is performed within 60 seconds after the engine stop, the message "waiting for lock" (fig. 120) Will appear on the display of the instrument panel for approx. 5 Seco ...

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