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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Spark plugs replacement

Check the colour of the ceramic insulation around the central electrode: an even, light brown colour indicates the engine is in good condition and running at the right temperature.

Inspect the centre electrode for wear and check spark plug gap, which should be: 0.8+/-0.1 Mm.

Spark plugs replacement


Important

Check the gap between the central and side electrodes. Replace the spark plug if taken value is different from the specified one or the spark plug shows clear signs of carbon settling.

Important

Do not use spark plugs with inadequate thermal rating or incorrect thread length.

The spark plug must be securely installed.

If a spark plug is loose, it can overheat and damage the engine.

Spark plug type

Make: ngk

Type: mar9a-j

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Remove the coil-spark plugs wires (1), loosening the screws (2) of both spark plugs.

Using the appropriate tool 88713.2877 To replace the spark plugs.

Spark plugs replacement


Spark plugs replacement


Place the coil-spark plugs wires (1) in the relevant seats and tighten the screws (2) to a torque of 10 nm (min. 9 Nm - max. 11 Nm) (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings).

Spark plugs replacement


Spark plugs replacement


Spark plugs replacement


Checking valve clearances
To check the valves clearance, it is necessary to have access to the cylinder head covers and then remove the components listed below. Unscrew the two fixing screws (1) of the cover (2) accord ...

Changing and cleaning the air filters
The air filter must be replaced at the intervals described in the "scheduled maintenance chart" (sect. 4 - 2). Work on the vehicle right side, loosen screws (1) that secure the intake duct (2 ...

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Riding modes
The rider may select between four different riding modes (sport, touring, urban and enduro) from the dashboard and via the "turn indicator reset" button (3). Each riding mode contains settings for the following: The dtc set-up (sect. 6 - 7 "Dtc (ducati traction control) setting function" ...

Refitting the exhaust system
Refit the heat guard on the manifold (10) by tightening the nuts (9) to a torque of 10 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Position the vertical exhaust manifold (22) on the vertical cylinder head with the gasket (23). Tighten the fixing nuts (21) to a torque of 10 nm +/- 1 ...

Front wheel
Nut Washer Left spacer Sealing ring Bearing Front wheel rim Inner spacer Screw Right spacer Front wheel shaft Valve Spare parts catalogue Diavel abs front and rear wheels Diavel carbon abs front and rear wheels Important Bold reference numbers in this section iden ...

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