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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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Reassembly of the gearbox
To refit the gearbox components follow the procedure under sect. 9 - 9.2, Reassembly of the crankcase halves, relating to reassembly of the engine crankcase. As a final practical test, ensure that with the gearbox in neutral the front coupling dogs (a) of sliding gears (b) are equidistant o ...

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 ...

Removal of the gearchange control
Loosen and remove the pivot screw (4) securing the gearchange pedal (1) and recover the washer (9) and the o-ring  Seals (5). Loosen and remove the screw (7) securing the gearchange lever (8) to the gear selector shaft. Withdraw the lever (8) complete with the gearchange control assem ...

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