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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Ground connection locations

The negative cable, which is normally connected to the negative pole of the battery, is fastened to the crankcase. From here, the cable branches off and splits up within the electrical system to carry the ground connection to the different elements in the system.

Ground connection locations


The image shows the ground connection on left side of the engine crankcase.

The battery charging circuit and power distribution
On the diavel, the +15v (key on power) voltage does not come from a conventional ignition key, but from pin 30 of the hands free relay. This relay is switched to closed state by the hands free unit ...

Electrical power for lighting and signalling devices
The front and rear running lights consist of led units with light conduits. As a result, the light source is not visible as the light is diffused through the surface of the light conduit. ...

Other materials:

Refitting the gearchange mechanism
Make sure that the gearchange linkage assembly (6) is installed with the ball joint with a left-hand thread (a) facing the lever (8). Apply the recommended grease to the non-threaded surface of the pin (4). Fit the first o-ring (5) in the pin (4). Start the pin (4) in the gearchange leve ...

Cylinder compression test
Note The on-screen icons used during this procedure are explained in a table at the end of this section. Engine performance is directly correlated to the pressure that can be measured in the combustion chambers of the two cylinders. Pressure which is too high/low or an excessive difference be ...

Refitting the cylinder/piston assembly
If new units are used, it is necessary to couple the cylinders and pistons of the same selection (see paragraph "overhaul Of the cylinder barrel/piston components" of this section). If the pistons have been separated from their cylinders, before reassembling these components, position the p ...

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