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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Removing the valve rocker arms

With the cylinder head in the condition described in the previous paragraph, remove the rocker arms.

Unscrew the eight plugs (12) and recover the seals (15).

Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Using an m6 screw, withdraw the shafts (2) of the opening rocker arms (3) on the exhaust and intake sides.

Remove the opening rocker arms (3).

Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Using the claw of the rocker arm spring tensioning kit 88713.2069 Installed between the spring and the inner wall of the cylinder head, move the straight end of the rocker arm return spring (19) and (18) and insert it in the drilled shaft.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Use the shaft to slide the end of the spring into its final position.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Using an m6 screw, withdraw the shafts (1) of the closing rocker arms on the exhaust and intake sides.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Remove the closing rocker arms (4) and (16), the springs (18) and (19) with the spacers (17).

Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Removing the valve rocker arms


Carry out the same operation to remove the closing rocker arms (4) and (16), the springs (24) and (25) with the spacers (23).

Remove the sealing rings (8) from the ends of the valve guides.

Removing the valve rocker arms


Repeat the same procedure for the other cylinder head.

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 r ...

Overhaul of cylinder head components
Cylinder heads Remove any carbon deposits from the combustion chamber and its ducts. Remove any scale from the coolant ducts. Check for cracking and inspect the sealing surfaces for scoring, ri ...

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General cleaning
To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, anyway according to the road conditions you ride in. Use specific products, where possible biodegradable. Avoid aggressive detergents or solvents. Use only water and neutral soap to clean ...

Refitting the external components
Fit the cap (39) on spring (38) until it engages. Mount ball (40), spring (38) with cap (39), washer (37) and screw (36) on the chain side half-casing by starting the screw into hole (f). Note The spring (38), with cap (39), must be oriented as shown. Tighten the screw fully home to a torqu ...

Useful information for safe riding
Warning Read this section before riding your motorcycle. Many accidents are the result of the inexperience of the rider. Always make sure you have your licence with you; you need a valid licence that entitles you to ride a motorcycle. Do not lend your motorcycle to persons who are inexperie ...

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