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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Overhaul of the gearbox

Check the condition of the front coupling dogs of the gears. They must be in perfect condition and with no sign of wear on the edges of the teeth.

The idler gears must rotate freely on their shafts.

When refitting, make sure the circlips are correctly positioned.

Check the needle roller bearings for wear.

The threads and splines of the shafts must be in perfect condition.

Also check that the component parts of the gear selector mechanism are in good condition.

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Overhaul of the gearbox


Engage the gears and check that the gearchange mechanism does not stick (selector fork - gear groove, and fork pin - desmodromic drum groove) due to incorrect end float. Restore the correct end float by shimming the gearbox shafts and the selector drum with suitable shims.

For the total gearbox shaft and selector drum end clearance values, refer to sect. 3 - 1.1, Gearbox.

Disassembly of the gearbox shafts
Place the shaft in a vice in such a way as to facilitate the disassembly operations. Important Take care not to invert the positions of the shims on reassembly: this would potentially lead to jam ...

Inspection of the gear selector forks
Visually inspect the gear selector forks. Bent forks must be renewed as they may lead to difficulties in gear changing or may suddenly disengage when under load. Use a feeler gauge to check the ...

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Pre-ride checks
Warning failure to carry out these checks before riding, may lead to motorcycle damage and injury to rider and passenger. Before riding, perform a thorough check-up on your bike as follows: Fuel level in the tank Check the fuel level in the tank. Fill tank if needed (page 140). Engine oil le ...

Changing bulbs
Changing the headlight bulbs Before replacing a burnt out light bulb, ensure that the replacement bulb has the same voltage and power rating as specified for the lighting device in question (sect. 3 - 1.1, Lights/instrument panel). Warning The halogen light bulbs in the headlight become hot ...

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 from the seat (s) on the tool tray. Loosen the screws (24) to remove the tool tray unit (23) from ...

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