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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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Removing the silencer
Loosen the clamp (38) that retains the silencer (4) to the complete exhaust system. While holding the nut (8), loosen the screw (1) and remove the silencer (4) from the motorcycle. Loosen the screws (40) and remove the silencer guard (41). ...

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 ...

Refitting the air filters
Apply universal sealant in the air duct (2) and (6) groove (d). Fit seal (7) in the groove (d) having care to place it correctly in the relevant seat so as to avoid abnormal wrinkles. Pull out the filter cartridge (1) from the seat in the airbox. Position the rh air duct (2). Start ...

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