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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removing the valve rocker arms

With the cylinder head in the condition described in the previous paragraph, remove the rocker arms.

Unscrew the eight plugs (12) and recover the seals (15).

Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Using an m6 screw, withdraw the shafts (2) of the opening rocker arms (3) on the exhaust and intake sides.

Remove the opening rocker arms (3).

Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Using the claw of the rocker arm spring tensioning kit 88713.2069 Installed between the spring and the inner wall of the cylinder head, move the straight end of the rocker arm return spring (19) and (18) and insert it in the drilled shaft.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Use the shaft to slide the end of the spring into its final position.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Using an m6 screw, withdraw the shafts (1) of the closing rocker arms on the exhaust and intake sides.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Remove the closing rocker arms (4) and (16), the springs (18) and (19) with the spacers (17).

Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Carry out the same operation to remove the closing rocker arms (4) and (16), the springs (24) and (25) with the spacers (23).

Remove the sealing rings (8) from the ends of the valve guides.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head.

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 ...

Overhaul of cylinder head components
Cylinder heads Remove any carbon deposits from the combustion chamber and its ducts. Remove any scale from the coolant ducts. Check for cracking and inspect the sealing surfaces for scoring, ri ...

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Checking and topping up coolant level
Check coolant level in the expansion tank on the right side of the vehicle. Steer the handlebar completely to the left and check that the level is between the min and max marks on the side of the expansion reservoir. Top up if the level is below the min mark. Unscrew the filler plug (1) ...

Vehicle speed indicator
This function displays vehicle speed (km/h or mph depending on the set measurement system). The dashboard receives information about the actual speed and displays the number increased by 5%. Maximum speed displayed is 299 km/h (186 mph). Over 299 km/h (186 mph) the display will show a s ...

Adjusting the clutch lever and front brake lever
The clutch lever (1) is fitted with a span adjuster (2) which serves to alter the distance of the lever from the handlebar. The lever distance can be adjusted through 10 clicks of the dial (2). Turn clockwise to increase lever distance. Turn the adjuster counter clockwise to decrease lever d ...

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