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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Lubricating the chain

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Final drive / Lubricating the chain

O-ring chains have sealed, life-lubed link studs and bushes. However, these chains need lubricating at regular intervals to protect metal parts of the chain and the o-rings.

Lubrication also serves to keep the o-rings soft and pliable to ensure the maximum sealing efficiency.

Using a brush, apply a thin protective layer of high-density gearbox oil along the entire length of the chain both inside and outside (sec. 3 - 2, Fuel, lubricants and other fluids).

Refitting the rear sprocket
Check the cush drive bushes (6) condition and, if necessary, replace them by removing them from the flange. Refitting is the reverse of removal. Apply recommended grease on the rear sprocket f ...

Footrest brackets
Rubber footrest Right front footrest Pin Spring Circlip Right footrest bracket Screw Washer O-ring Bush Rubber pad Right rear footrest Pin Ball Spring Plate Scre ...

Other materials:

Suspensions
Front Hydraulic upside-down fork provided with external adjusters for rebound and compression damping and preload (for inner springs of fork legs). Stanchion diameter: 50 mm, coated. Rear wheel travel: 120 mm Rear The shock absorber is adjustable for rebound and compression, with remot ...

Refitting the timing belts
Rotate the pulleys on the timing belt driveshaft until the timing mark on the outer roller is aligned with the mark on the clutch-side crankcase cover. In this condition, the horizontal cylinder piston will be at top dead centre. Install in the alternator cover seat the tool code 88713.20 ...

Checking engine oil level
Check the engine oil level through the sight glass (1) on the clutch cover. When checking oil level, the motorcycle should be perfectly upright and the engine cold. The oil level should be between the two marks next to the sight glass. If level is low, top up with shell advance ultra 4 engine oi ...

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