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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Description of the clutch assembly

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The clutch is disengaged by a drive unit consisting of a thrust piston (c) accommodated inside a small cap mounted to the generator cover. This piston (c) pushes a pushrod (b), which runs through gearbox primary shaft and operates the Pressure plate (4) located on top of the clutch plate pack (9).

Drive is transmitted from the crankshaft to the gearbox primary shaft by a gear integrated with the clutch housing/primary drive gear pair (a).

Accommodated in the clutch housing is a set of drive and driven plates (9). When the clutch is operated, the driven plates push away a drum (12) which is splined onto the gearbox primary shaft.

Before working on the internal clutch parts, check that the clutch operates correctly. Then deal with the problem in a systematic manner.

Description of the clutch assembly


The following is a list of possible causes of clutch malfunctions.

A clutch which does not disengage may be caused by:

A clutch which slips may be caused by:

A noisy clutch may be caused by:

Clutch
Screw Ring Clutch spring Pressure plate Bearing Circlips Nut Belleville washer Clutch plates Belleville washer Flat ring Clutch centre Spacer Clutch lifter Spare pa ...

Removal of the clutch
Note For clarity, the figures show the engine removed from the frame. Undo the fixing screws (1) and remove the ring (2) and the springs (3) from the pressure plate (4). Slide the pre ...

Other materials:

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, fig. 33) Then as a small warning th ...

Fuel, lubricants and other fluids
Important Do not use additives in fuel or lubricants. Engine oil A good quality engine oil has special properties. Use only a highly detergent engine oil with certified se, sf or sg or higher service ratings as marked on the container. Viscosity Sae 15w-50 The other viscosity grades ...

Refitting the evaporative emissions canister
To refit, carry out the removal operations in reverse order, making sure to locate the hoses as shown in the figures at the end of the chapter. Positioning the hoses / clamps and canister filter ...

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