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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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Removal of the gearchange control
Loosen and remove the pivot screw (4) securing the gearchange pedal (1) and recover the washer (9) and the o-ring  Seals (5). Loosen and remove the screw (7) securing the gearchange lever (8) to the gear selector shaft. Withdraw the lever (8) complete with the gearchange control assem ...

Tips on how to select the sensitivity level
Warning The 8 level settings of the dtc were calibrated using tyres of the same make, model and size as those originally fitted to the motorcycle. The use of tyres of different size to the original tyres may alter the operating characteristics of the system. In the case of minor differenc ...

Refitting the steering head components
Important The steering tube bearings (6) are identical but in no case may their components be swapped around during reassembly. Clean all contact surfaces and lubricate with the recommended grease. To fit the external rings (c) of the bearings (6) to the steering tube, use the tool with par ...

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