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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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Trip 2 meter
This function shows the distance travelled since the trip meter was last reset (in km or miles depending on the specific application). Press and hold (1) "s" for 3 seconds while in this function to reset the trip odometer. When the reading exceeds 9999.9, Distance travelled is reset and t ...

Removing the front footrest brackets
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 ...

General safety rules
Carbon monoxide When a maintenance operation must be performed with the engine running, maker sure that the working area is wellventilated. Never run the engine in an enclosed space. Warning Exhaust fumes contain carbon monoxide, which is a poisonous gas that can cause unconsciousness or e ...

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