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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking the camshafts and supports

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Engine / Cylinder head assemblies / Camshafts / Checking the camshafts and supports

Check the cam contact surfaces for scratches, grooves, steps and waving.

Worn cams are frequently the cause of poor timing, which leads to loss of engine power.

Place the camshaft between two centres and check the run-out on the areas indicated using two dial gauges.

Service limit: 0.1 Mm.

Checking the camshafts and supports


Visually inspect the camshaft tracks for scoring and abnormal wear. If any of the above defects are found, the camshaft should be renewed.

If you find scoring or excessive wear, check the operation of the engine lubrication circuit.

Checking the camshafts and supports


Checking the camshafts and supports


Checking the camshafts and supports


Removal of the camshafts
Unscrew and remove the screws (7) and the o-rings (8) from the cylinder head covers. Remove the cylinder head cover (6). Remove the gaskets (4) and (9). Repeat the same procedure fo ...

Refitting the camshafts
If the stud bolts (2) were removed, apply the recommended threadlocker to the short end of the stud bolts (2), i.E. The end that is to be screwed into the cylinder head. Tighten the stud bolts (2) ...

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Guided diagnosis
Note The on-screen icons used during this procedure are explained in a table at the end of this section. The dds diagnosis instrument guides the operator step-by-step through the various diagnostic procedures, providing descriptions and documentation for motorcycle components, wiring diagra ...

Turn indicators not working
Fault codes Dds: no fault code displayed. Dashboard: no fault code displayed. Wiring diagram Db dashboard connection, bbs bbs unit connection, s turn indicator button, f1 front left turn indicator, f2 front right turn indicator, f3 rear left turn indicator, f4 rear right turn indicator. ...

Removal of the swingarm
Before removing the parts in question, you must first carry out the following operations: Remove the rear wheel eccentric hub as described in chapter "removal of the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft" of this section. Loosen screws (7) and remove the hose grommets (13), (15) ...

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