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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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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 directi ...

Indication of range reached for service
When service coupon threshold is achieved, upon every key-on the system displays the indication of the type of intervention that is required (oil service or desmo service). The (red) warning is activated as a large icon for 10 seconds upon every key-on (1) then as a small warning that remai ...

Overhaul of cylinder head components
Cylinder heads Remove any carbon deposits from the combustion chamber and its ducts. Remove any scale from the coolant ducts. Check for cracking and inspect the sealing surfaces for scoring, ridges or other damage. Check that the cylinder barrel mating surfaces of the cylinder head are ...

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