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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Lubricating the chain

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Final drive / Lubricating the chain

O-ring chains have sealed, life-lubed link studs and bushes. However, these chains need lubricating at regular intervals to protect metal parts of the chain and the o-rings.

Lubrication also serves to keep the o-rings soft and pliable to ensure the maximum sealing efficiency.

Using a brush, apply a thin protective layer of high-density gearbox oil along the entire length of the chain both inside and outside (sec. 3 - 2, Fuel, lubricants and other fluids).

Refitting the rear sprocket
Check the cush drive bushes (6) condition and, if necessary, replace them by removing them from the flange. Refitting is the reverse of removal. Apply recommended grease on the rear sprocket f ...

Footrest brackets
Rubber footrest Right front footrest Pin Spring Circlip Right footrest bracket Screw Washer O-ring Bush Rubber pad Right rear footrest Pin Ball Spring Plate Scre ...

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Refitting the front wheel
When all the necessary inspections have been completed, refit the wheel as follows. Fit the spacers (3) and (9) to the seal rings on the sides of the wheel hub. Install the complete wheel between the fork legs. Lubricate the shank and thread of the wheel axle (10). Take the pin ...

Anti-pollution system and auto-adaptive strategy
Efficacy of the catalytic converter and oxygen sensors To comply with current emissions legislation, the diavel is equipped with a trivalent catalytic converter, which oxidises co (carbon monoxide) and hc (unburnt hydrocarbons) and reduces nox (nitrogen oxides). The image shows the exhaus ...

Refitting the front footrests
Note The assembly of the front footrests is described only for the right one (2) but it is the same also for the left one. Place the spring (4) bringing the end (a) onto the footrest (2). Place the footrest (2) in the correct position, by inserting the end (c) of the spring (4) in the hole ...

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