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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Disassembly of structural components and the frame

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Frame inspection / Disassembly of structural components and the frame

Before carrying out dimensional checks on the frame, you must remove all the superstructures fitted, referring to the removal procedures outlined in the sections of this manual.

The rear subframes (2) and (3) are structural components of the frame (1).

Both serve to support motorcycle superstructures and must therefore be in perfect condition.

The following flow chart illustrates the logical sequence in which the parts are to be removed from the motorcycle and a reference to the section where the removal procedure is described.

Disassembly of structural components and the frame


Disassembly of structural components and the frame


Refitting is the reverse of removal.

Frame inspection
Frame Rh subframe Lh subframe Grub screw Nut Special screw Rubber pad Nut Special screw Screw Left-hand bracket Hose clip Hose clip Right-hand bracket Special screw ...

Removal of the tool tray
To remove the tool tray unit from the lateral footrests, loosen the screws (40) and remove the splashguard (20). Undo the screws (15) and remove the cover (16). Move the wiring branch ...

Other materials:

Removal of the tool tray
To remove the tool tray unit from the lateral footrests, loosen the screws (40) and remove the splashguard (20). Undo the screws (15) and remove the cover (16). Move the wiring branch from the seat (s) on the tool tray. Loosen the screws (24) to remove the tool tray unit (23) from ...

Refitting the cylinder heads pulleys/fixed tensioners
Check that the keyway on the end of the camshaft is in good condition and without burrs. Fit a woodruff key (b) in the keyway of each camshaft. Fit the pulley (11) on the camshaft, inserting the woodruff key in the in the slot (c) in the pulley. Apply the recommended grease to the t ...

Removal of the brake discs
The front brake discs consist of an inner carrier, which is mounted to the wheel, and an outer rotor. Both parts must be changed together as a pair. Remove the front wheel (sect. 7 - 1, Removal of the front wheel). Undo the retaining screws (5) of the disc to the wheel, remove the disc (7) ...

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