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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the cylinder heads

Removal of the cylinder heads


Using the tool code 88713.2676, Undo the nuts (21) on the cylinder head stud bolts.

Remove the cylinder head nuts (21) and special washers (22).

Removal of the cylinder heads


Remove the cylinder head assembly by lifting it off the engine studs.

Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head.

Valves - rocker arms
Closing rocker arm shaft Opening rocker arm shaft Opening rocker arm Closing rocker arm (left) Valve opening shim Half rings Valve closing shim Sealing ring Valve guide Exhaus ...

Removing the valves
Raise the rocker arm (3) and remove the opening shim (5) from the valves with a pair of pliers. Push down the closing rocker arms (16) and (4) and the closing shim (7). Remove the half r ...

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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 clearance of each fork in its gear groove. If the service limit has been exceeded, check whether ...

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 centres and check the run-out on the areas indicated using two dial gauges. Service limit: 0.1 ...

Moving off
Disengage the clutch by squeezing the clutch lever. Push down the gear change lever firmly with the tip of your foot to engage first gear. Raise the engine revs by turning the throttle twistgrip while gradually releasing the clutch lever. The motorcycle will start moving. Release the ...

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