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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Chain lubrication

The chain fitted on your motorcycle has o-rings that keep dirt out of and lubricant inside the sliding parts.

So as not to damage these seals when cleaning the chain, use special solvents and avoid aggressive washing with highpressure steam cleaners.

After cleaning, blow the chain dry with compressed air or wipe with an absorbent material, then lubricate each link with shell advance chain or advance teflon chain.

Important


Using non-specific lubricants may cause severe damage to the chain and the front and rear sprockets.

Checking drive chain tension
Important Have chain tension adjusted by a ducati dealer or authorised service centre. Make the rear wheel turn until you find the position where chain is tightest. Set the vehicle on the side ...

Replacing the high and low beam bulbs
Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new bulb complies with the voltage and wattage specified in the "wiring diagram", page 179. Always test the new bulb before refitting ...

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Removal of the cylinder/piston assembly
Loosen the clamps (7) and remove the hoses (8) and (9) from the cylinder barrels (10) and from the alternator-side crankcase cover. If damaged, unscrew the unions (6). Note The following procedure is described with the engine removed from the frame and the cylinder head r ...

The hands free module
Introduction The hands free module incorporates the control unit communicating with the other nodes on the motorcycle, the on/off button, the microswitches detecting full lock steering angle (for enabling steering lock engagement) and the steering lock. The module is sealed and its individu ...

Oxygen sensors
Introduction An on-off type oxygen sensor (in normal operating conditions, the voltage generated by the sensors switches between a value close to 1v and a value close to 0v) is mounted on each of the exhaust manifold of the diavel. Each oxygen sensor has its own internal heater, which recei ...

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