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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removal of the engine

In order to remove engine you must first remove a series of other components from the motorcycle.

Most of these removal procedures are described in the relative sections of this manual.

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.

This section describes only the operations to be carried out after having removed all the parts listed in the flow chart.

Removal of the engine


Place a stand beneath the engine to support it during removal from the frame.

Loosen the nuts (3) on the right side of the frame, in correspondence to the engine upper supporting screws (1) and (4).

Block the special screw (6) of the swingarm shaft on the left side of the frame and at the same time undo the other special screw (6) on the right side.

Using the drift 88713.1074, Fully extract the swingarm shaft: from the lh side and recover the washer (7).

In this way the swingarm is not fixed to the engine any more, leave it connected to the frame.

Remove the upper supporting screws (1) and (4).

Removal of the engine


Removal of the engine


Withdraw the complete engine assembly from the frame by lowering it and pushing it forwards.

Removal-refitting of the engine assembly
Screw Special screw Nut Screw Swingarm pivot Special screw Washer Spare parts catalogue Diavel abs frame Diavel abs swingarm Diavel carbon abs frame Diavel carbon abs swi ...

Refitting the engine
Refitting is the reverse of removal. Important Apply recommended grease and tighten the special screws (6) to a torque of 60 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Tighten the nuts (3) ...

Other materials:

Description of the diagnosis instrument (dds)
The "dds" diagnostic system lets you diagnose any faults in the injection-ignition system via a serial port. The system is also equipped with functions to test various devices on the motorcycle. The dds diagnosis instrument can be used to measure current and voltage on any electrical device, t ...

Removing the valves
Raise the rocker arm (3) and remove the opening shim (5) from the valves with a pair of pliers. Push down the closing rocker arms (16) and (4) and the closing shim (7). Remove the half rings (6) from the valves with a magnetic screwdriver. Extract the closing shims (7) from the valve ...

Changing the engine oil and filter cartridge
Note This operation has to be carried out with hot engine (but turned off) because the oil in these conditions is more fluid and its evacuation is faster and complete. Remove the drain plug (3) with seal (a) from the oil sump and allow the oil to drain off. Warning Dispose of oil and/or fil ...

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