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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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Operating principle
Introduction The hands free system features two separate on/off buttons, either one of which may be used as preferred by the rider. For practical reasons, we recommend using the button on the handlebar rather than the button located underneath the plastic shield covering the hands free syst ...

Refitting the cylinder heads pulleys/fixed tensioners
Check that the keyway on the end of the camshaft is in good condition and without burrs. Fit a woodruff key (b) in the keyway of each camshaft. Fit the pulley (11) on the camshaft, inserting the woodruff key in the in the slot (c) in the pulley. Apply the recommended grease to the t ...

Removal of the cylinder heads
Using the tool code 88713.2676, Undo the nuts (21) on the cylinder head stud bolts. Remove the cylinder head nuts (21) and special washers (22). Remove the cylinder head assembly by lifting it off the engine studs. Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head. ...

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