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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 ...

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Checking brake pad wear and changing brake pads
Warning Brake fluid is corrosive and will damage paintwork. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. In the case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with plenty of running water. Important On handing over the motorcycle after changing the brake pads, inform the customer that th ...

Air intake
Air filter Right air duct Screw Air temperature sensor Screw Left air duct Sealing washer Threaded insert Spacer Clamp Breather hose Spare parts catalogue Diavel abs air intake - oil breather Diavel carbon abs air intake - oil breather Important Bold reference num ...

Refitting the rear mudguard
Place the rear mudguard (8) on the swingarm, fitting the screws (9) with recommended threadlocker. The screw (9) in the bottom hole of the rear mudguard (8) must be installed with the washer (r). Tighten the screws (9) to a torque of 5 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). ...

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