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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the camshafts

Removal of the camshafts


Unscrew and remove the screws (7) and the o-rings (8) from the cylinder head covers.

Remove the cylinder head cover (6).

Removal of the camshafts


Remove the gaskets (4) and (9).

Removal of the camshafts


Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head cover. Unscrew the screws (3) securing the camshaft supports.

Withdraw the camshaft supports (22) and (23) straight out from the cylinder head, taking care not to damage the machined faces and locating dowels (11).

Removal of the camshafts


Removal of the camshafts


Remove the exhaust camshaft (14) and the intake camshaft (15), and slide off the sealing rings (17) on their ends.

Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head.

Removal of the camshafts


If necessary, unscrew the stud bolts (2) from the cylinder heads.

Removal of the camshafts


Camshafts
Head Stud bolt Special screw Sealing washer Horizontal cylinder head cover Vertical cylinder head cover Special screw O-ring Head gasket Screw Pin Union Clamp Horizont ...

Checking the camshafts and supports
Check the cam contact surfaces for scratches, grooves, steps and waving. Worn cams are frequently the cause of poor timing, which leads to loss of engine power. Place the camshaft between two ...

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Adjusting the steering head bearings
Excessive handlebar play or shaking forks in the steering head indicate that the play in the steering head bearings requires adjustment. Proceed as follows: loosen the clamp screw (1) that holds the steering tube to the steering head. Slacken the clamp screws (2) securing the steering head ...

Reassembling the water radiator unit
The procedure is the same for both radiators. Check the presence of clips (1) at the positions of the external coolant radiator cover (23). If removed, fit the front turn indicator (32) on the cover (23) and tighten the screws (27) to 2 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). No ...

Display background colour (automatic adjustment)
Instrument panel background colour is set automatically according to exterior lighting conditions. When sensor detects "poor lighting" (night), it switches to black background mode; vice versa when a "significant" lighting is detected (day), it switches to white background ...

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