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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the camshafts

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).

Removal of the camshafts


Remove the gaskets (4) and (9).

Removal of the camshafts


Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head cover. Unscrew the screws (3) securing the camshaft supports.

Withdraw the camshaft supports (22) and (23) straight out from the cylinder head, taking care not to damage the machined faces and locating dowels (11).

Removal of the camshafts


Removal of the camshafts


Remove the exhaust camshaft (14) and the intake camshaft (15), and slide off the sealing rings (17) on their ends.

Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head.

Removal of the camshafts


If necessary, unscrew the stud bolts (2) from the cylinder heads.

Removal of the camshafts


Camshafts
Head Stud bolt Special screw Sealing washer Horizontal cylinder head cover Vertical cylinder head cover Special screw O-ring Head gasket Screw Pin Union Clamp Horizont ...

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 ...

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Refitting the evaporative emissions canister
To refit, carry out the removal operations in reverse order, making sure to locate the hoses as shown in the figures at the end of the chapter. Positioning the hoses / clamps and canister filter ...

Adjusting throttle control free play
The throttle twistgrip must have free play of 1.5×2.0 Mm in all steering positions, measured on the outer edge of the twistgrip. If necessary, adjust it using the adjusters (1 and 2, fig. 135) Located on the headstock on the right-hand side of the vehicle. Adjuster (1) is for throttle o ...

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 ...

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