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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Disassembly of the crankshaft/connecting rods assembly

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Unscrew the screws (1) and separate the connecting rods from the crankshaft.

Important

Take care not to mix up components of different connecting rods and maintain the original orientation.

Disassembly of the crankshaft/connecting rods assembly


Removal of the crankshaft/connecting rods assembly
After separating the crankcase halves, withdraw the crankshaft (6) complete with connecting rods (2). ...

Overhaul of the connecting rods
Make the following dimensional checks on the connecting rods: Clearance with gudgeon pin on assembly. In the event of excessive wear (sect. 3 - 1.1, Crankshaft), replace the connecting rod. ...

Other materials:

Filling the clutch circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with plenty of running water. Remove cover (1) and membrane from the clut ...

Adjusting the steering head bearings
Excessive handlebar play or shaking forks in the steering head indicate that the play in the steering head bearings requires adjustment. Proceed as follows: loosen the clamp screw (1) that holds the steering tube to the steering head. Slacken the clamp screws (2) securing the steering head ...

Draining the clutch hydraulic circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with plenty of running water. Remove the dust cap to expose the bleed val ...

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