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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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Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs
Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and should be checked at regular intervals. The condition of the spark plugs provides a good indication of how well the engine is running. Have the spark plugs inspected or replaced at a ducati dealer or authorised service centre; they will ...

Removal of the rear shock absorber
Loosen the screws (22) and remove the assembly (34) from the frame. Loosen the screws (27) and remove the tank unit (s) of the shock absorber from the support (19). Hold the lh bush (6) and loosen the rh bush (5) to release the front side of the shock absorber assembly. Un ...

Refitting the number plate holder
Place the number plate light (5), as indicated, on the number plate holder plate (8) and tighten the screws (7) to a torque of 2 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Thread the number plate light wiring (c) into the opening in the number plate holder plate as shown. Fit ...

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