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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the front sprocket

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Final drive / Refitting the front sprocket

Grease the o-ring (16) and install it on the front sprocket spacer (15).

Fit the spacer, from the o-ring side, on the secondary shaft and drive it fully home against the inner ring of the bearing.

Refitting the front sprocket


Check that the splines of the gearbox secondary shaft and the sprocket are in perfect condition.

Fit the engine pinion (14) on the gearbox secondary shaft by orienting it as indicated. Install the safety washer (13).

Tighten the nut (12) to the torque of 186 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Bend the washer (13).

Refitting the front sprocket


Fit the chain and close it using the tool with code 88713.1344 That was used to open the chain.

The tool is composed of a holder (a), punch (b), body (c) and two wrenches (d) and (e) and link plate holder (f).

Connect the two halves of the chain with the external link and manually fit the plate onto the pins.

Warning

Lubricate the pins abundantly; try to avoid touching them with your hands.

Fit the holder (a) onto the external link.

Fit the punch (b) into the body (c) and the plate holder (f).

Fit the body (c) onto the holder (a) which holds the chain in position.

Manually turn the bolt (g) until the plate holder (f) is seated against the plate itself.

Use wrenches (d) and (e) to turn the bolt (g) clockwise until the chain pin is in contact with the holder (f).

Remove the holder (a) from the tool.

Manually turn the bolt (g) until the punch (b) locates against the pin, taking care that they are aligned with each other.

Use wrenches (d) and (e) to turn the bolt clockwise until the punch (b) is seated against the chain plate.

To complete reassembly, repeat the entire procedure with the second pin.

Warning

Carefully check the two pins: the figure shows the correct result of the procedure.

Refitting the front sprocket


Refitting the front sprocket


Adjust the chain tension (sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the chain tension).

Apply the recommended threadlocker to the screws (11).

Fit the sprocket cover (10) tightening the screws (11) to the torque of 6 nm+/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the front sprocket


Removing of the front sprocket
Undo the screws (11) and remove the chain cover (10). Loosen the chain (sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the chain tension). Remove the chain with the tool code 88713.1344. The tool is composed of a ...

Replacing of the rear sprocket
Lock the wheel axle rotation. Remove the clip (1). Loosen the locking nut (2) with a socket wrench. Fully unscrew the nut (2) and remove the washer (3) and the flange (5) with the sproc ...

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Removal of the timing belt covers
Loosen the screws (4) securing the central external cover (1) and remove it from the central side. Undo the fixing screws (4) of the external cover (25) and remove it from the vertical thermal unit. Undo the fixing screws (4) of the external cover (3) and remove it from the horizonta ...

Adjusting the chain tension
Make the rear wheel turn until you find the position where chain is tightest. Set the vehicle on the side stand. Push down the chain at the point of measurement and release. Measure the distance between the "aperture" upper profile and pin centre. The read distance must be: 9 to 11 mm. ...

Renewal of the headlight
Disconnect the headlight connectors (a) from the main wiring (refer to the tables of paragraph "routing of wiring on frame", sect. 6 - 1). Loosen nuts (2) that fix the front optical unit to the bottom yoke, and recover the washers (3). Remove the complete front optical unit by sliding ...

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