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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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Removal of the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft
Before removing the eccentric hub, you must first remove the parts listed below. Slacken off the screws (34). Remove the spacer (20) and the inner ring (21) on the chain side and remove the wheel shaft (31) with the brake disc (30) from the opposite side. Remove the circlip (19 ...

Engaged gear indicator
This function displays the gears (1, fig. 25). The instrument panel receives information and indicates the engaged gear or "n" for neutral. Note In the case of a gear sensor "error", a dash "-" (not flashing) will be displayed. ...

Refitting the hands free
Reassembly is a reversal of the removal procedure: in particular apply prescribed threadlocker to screws (2) and tighten them to a torque of 20 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). If the hands free button has been previously removed, when refitting it insert the spring (6) on pi ...

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