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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Overhaul of the gearbox

Check the condition of the front coupling dogs of the gears. They must be in perfect condition and with no sign of wear on the edges of the teeth.

The idler gears must rotate freely on their shafts.

When refitting, make sure the circlips are correctly positioned.

Check the needle roller bearings for wear.

The threads and splines of the shafts must be in perfect condition.

Also check that the component parts of the gear selector mechanism are in good condition.

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Overhaul of the gearbox


Engage the gears and check that the gearchange mechanism does not stick (selector fork - gear groove, and fork pin - desmodromic drum groove) due to incorrect end float. Restore the correct end float by shimming the gearbox shafts and the selector drum with suitable shims.

For the total gearbox shaft and selector drum end clearance values, refer to sect. 3 - 1.1, Gearbox.

Disassembly of the gearbox shafts
Place the shaft in a vice in such a way as to facilitate the disassembly operations. Important Take care not to invert the positions of the shims on reassembly: this would potentially lead to jam ...

Inspection of the gear selector forks
Visually inspect the gear selector forks. Bent forks must be renewed as they may lead to difficulties in gear changing or may suddenly disengage when under load. Use a feeler gauge to check the ...

Other materials:

Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. The settings are adjusted using external adjuster screws. To adjust rebound damping (fig. 109); To adjust spring preload (fig. 109); To adjust compression damping (fig. 110). Park the mo ...

High engine coolant temperature
The activation of this (amber yellow) "warning" indicates that the engine coolant temperature is high. It is activated when the temperature reaches 121C (250f). Note In this case, ducati recommends stopping and shutting off the engine immediately; make sure that the fans are workin ...

Adjusting the rear shock absorber
The adjuster (1) located on the lower connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm adjusts the damping during the rebound phase (return). The knob (2), located on the left side of the motorcycle, adjusts the preload of the shock absorber external spring. Turn the adjuster (1) clock ...

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