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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Disassembly of structural components and the frame

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Frame inspection / Disassembly of structural components and the frame

Before carrying out dimensional checks on the frame, you must remove all the superstructures fitted, referring to the removal procedures outlined in the sections of this manual.

The rear subframes (2) and (3) are structural components of the frame (1).

Both serve to support motorcycle superstructures and must therefore be in perfect condition.

The following flow chart illustrates the logical sequence in which the parts are to be removed from the motorcycle and a reference to the section where the removal procedure is described.

Disassembly of structural components and the frame


Disassembly of structural components and the frame


Refitting is the reverse of removal.

Frame inspection
Frame Rh subframe Lh subframe Grub screw Nut Special screw Rubber pad Nut Special screw Screw Left-hand bracket Hose clip Hose clip Right-hand bracket Special screw ...

Removal of the tool tray
To remove the tool tray unit from the lateral footrests, loosen the screws (40) and remove the splashguard (20). Undo the screws (15) and remove the cover (16). Move the wiring branch ...

Other materials:

Fuel pressure test
Note The on-screen icons used during this procedure are explained in a table at the end of this section. Undo the screws (2) and remove the flange cover (1). Remove one of the two pipes of the fuel system (3). Use the fuel pressure pipe (4) part no. 590.1.189.1A by connecting one e ...

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 pl ...

Renewal of the headlight
Disconnect the headlight connectors (a) from the main wiring (refer to the tables of paragraph "routing of wiring on frame", sect. 6 - 1). Loosen nuts (2) that fix the front optical unit to the bottom yoke, and recover the washers (3). Remove the complete front optical unit by sliding ...

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