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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:

Check the engine oil pressure
Note The on-screen icons used during this procedure are explained in a table at the end of this section. To measure the pressure of the lubrication circuit, use the engine oil pressure test point (19) as described below. Disconnect the wiring connector (f) of pressure switch (1) and rem ...

Refuelling
Never overfill the tank when refuelling. The fuel level should always be below the rim of the filler recess. Warning Use low-lead fuel with 95 octane rating at origin minimum (see "top-ups" table, page 173). Check that no fuel is trapped in the filler cap recess. ...

Overhaul of the flywheel-alternator assembly
Examine the inner part of alternator rotor (24) for signs of damage. Check that the starter clutch is working properly and that the needle races do not show signs of wear or damage of any kind. If there is any malfunction, remove the whole assembly. Disassembling the generator flywheel U ...

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