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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the timing gears

Before reassembling the removed parts, check timing gears (13) for wear. Change, if necessary.

Important

The timing gears (13) must always be renewed as a pair.

Refitting is the reverse of removal.

Warning

When introducing the driven gear (b) check that the tongue (15) is correctly fitted on the timing system shaft, align the gear slot with the tongue matching the driving gear timing mark (a) with the gear (b).

Refitting the timing gears


Refitting the timing gears


Refitting the timing gears


Important

On completion of the refitting operations, check that tab washer (12) is staked against nut (11) in such a way as to prevent the nut from working loose.

Refitting the timing gears


Refitting the timing gears


Refitting the timing gears


Removal of the timing gears
Slide out driving gear (a) of timing gear pair (13) and remove the woodruff key (14). Relieve the staking on the lock washer (12) of the nut (11). Restrain the driven timing gear by ...

Removal of the starter motor idler gear
Slide the gear pin (21) complete with the gear (19) and washer (20). Warning Pay attention to the washer (20) since it may fall inside the crankcase half. At this point, it is possibl ...

Other materials:

Spark plugs replacement
Check the colour of the ceramic insulation around the central electrode: an even, light brown colour indicates the engine is in good condition and running at the right temperature. Inspect the centre electrode for wear and check spark plug gap, which should be: 0.8+/-0.1 Mm. Important ...

Renewal of the headlight
Disconnect the headlight connectors (a) from the main wiring (refer to the tables of paragraph "routing of wiring on frame", sect. 6 - 1). Loosen nuts (2) that fix the front optical unit to the bottom yoke, and recover the washers (3). Remove the complete front optical unit by sliding ...

Removing of the rear wheel
Place the motorcycle on the rear service stand and engage the 1st gear. Remove the clip (6). Using a suitable socket wrench, loosen the wheel nut (1). Fully unscrew the nut (1), then remove the washer (2) and the spacer (3). Remove the rear wheel from the motorcycle. ...

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