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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking and overhauling the components

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Engine / Clutch assembly / Clutch / Checking and overhauling the components

Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates

Insert a friction plate (e) in the clutch drum (f) and measure the clearance (s) with a feeler gauge.

Clearance "s" must not exceed 0.6 Mm.

If it does, renew the plates and, if necessary, the clutch drum.

Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates


Overhaul of the clutch plates

The clutch plates must not show any signs of blackening, grooves or deformation.

Measure the thickness of the friction plates; it should not be less than 2.6 Mm.

Overhaul of the clutch plates


Important

The total thickness of the discs pack must not be less than 46.1 Mm.

Place the plate on a flat surface and check the amount of deformation with a feeler gauge.

Max. Flatness error: 0.2 Mm.

Overhaul of the clutch plates


Overhaul of the pressure plate

Check bearing (5) condition; renew the bearing if the play is excessive.

Check the contact surfaces of the last friction plate; if extremely scored, polish it in the same manner as described previously for the cylinder head surface (sect. 9 - 4.5, Overhaul of cylinder head components).

Check conditions of the spring guide bucket tappet (g) of the pressure plate (4) and of the circlips (6).

Overhaul of the pressure plate


Overhauling the pressure plate springs

Measure the length "l" of each spring (3).

Minimum length: 41 mm.

Renew any springs that are shorter than the above limit value.

Overhauling the pressure plate springs


Removal of the clutch
Note For clarity, the figures show the engine removed from the frame. Undo the fixing screws (1) and remove the ring (2) and the springs (3) from the pressure plate (4). Slide the pre ...

Reassembling the clutch
Position the spacer (13). Fit the flat ring (11) and the belleville washer (10) on the clutch center (12), so that the convex side faces the clutch drum. Locate the belleville washer (8). ...

Other materials:

Evaporative emissions canister system (usa versions only)
Usa models are equipped with an additional system with an evaporative emissions canister that prevents fuel fumes from being discharged into the atmosphere. The breather hose (4) is connected to the canister filter (1); when the fuel has been filtered, it is returned through the hose (2) to t ...

Side stand
Important Before lowering the side stand, check that the ground is sufficiently even and firm. Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melted by the sun heat and similar or the motorcycle may fall over. When parking on a slope, always park with the rear wheel on the downhill sid ...

Refitting the side stand
Place the stand plate on the rear shock absorber support; bring adjuster (14) in line with bracket (s) and start the screw (12) in the nut behind the bracket (s). Insert the screws (11), (3) and (10) fully home in this order, but do not tighten. Loosen the screw (12) with the relative nut ...

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