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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Exhaust by-pass valve not working correctly

Fault codes

Dds: exvl diagnosis -> position error, potentiometer, short circuit to ground or open circuit (s.C. Gnd or c.O.), Potentiometer short circuited to vdc (potentiometer s.C vdc).

Dashboard: the error "exvl" (exhaust bypass valve) is shown on the service display. The eobd warning light activates.

Wiring diagram

Exhaust by-pass valve not working correctly


M exhaust bypass valve motor with potentiometer s for position detection, bbs bbs unit connection. 10 Bbs black/blue - bk/b, 15 bbs brown/red - bn/r, 4 bbs yellow/blue - y/b, 18 bbs black/orange - bk/o, 19 bbs black/white - bk/w.

Location of connections and components

Location of connections and components


Exhaust bypass valve connection.

Exhaust by-pass valve not working correctly


The image shows the exhaust system. The oxygen sensor for the horizontal cylinder (1) is visible on the right, the oxygen sensor for the vertical cylinder (2) is on the left. The catalytic converter is contained within the silencer, while the by-pass valve is installed in the section of pipe connecting the silencer to the twin tailpipes. A metal cable, controlled by an actuator with electric motor and a position sensor, branches off from the exhaust bypass valve.

Exhaust by-pass valve not working correctly


Pin numbering of wiring harness side bbs unit connection

Stop light not working
Fault codes Dds: stop light diagnosis -> stop light error (generic stop light malfunction indication). Dashboard: the error "stop light" is shown on the service display. The eobd warning li ...

Diagnostic instruments
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Other materials:

Refitting the rear-view mirrors
Start the screws (2) in their thread on the rear-view mirrors (1), inserting the washers (4) as shown in the picture. Insert the rear-view mirrors (1) in the u-bolts (3). Tighten the screws (2) to a torque of 25 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Warning The left rear-view ...

Refitting the shock absorber support
If you had removed them, apply recommended grease on the threads of the adjusters (4) and the ring nuts (3) having care not to have grease on the surface (c) of the adjusters. Tighten the adjusters on the ring nut side opposite to that featuring flats until bringing the surfaces as close as ...

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 piston tdc, the gauges (h) on the tool 88765.1518 And the timing check tool (degree wheel (l) 887 ...

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