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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Chain lubrication

The chain fitted on your motorcycle has o-rings that keep dirt out of and lubricant inside the sliding parts.

So as not to damage these seals when cleaning the chain, use special solvents and avoid aggressive washing with highpressure steam cleaners.

After cleaning, blow the chain dry with compressed air or wipe with an absorbent material, then lubricate each link with shell advance chain or advance teflon chain.

Important


Using non-specific lubricants may cause severe damage to the chain and the front and rear sprockets.

Checking drive chain tension
Important Have chain tension adjusted by a ducati dealer or authorised service centre. Make the rear wheel turn until you find the position where chain is tightest. Set the vehicle on the side ...

Replacing the high and low beam bulbs
Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new bulb complies with the voltage and wattage specified in the "wiring diagram", page 179. Always test the new bulb before refitting ...

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Dashboard diagnosis
This function identifies any abnormal vehicle behaviours. The dashboard activates any abnormal vehicle behaviours in real time (errors). At key-on (at the end of the check) one or more "errors" are displayed in red (only if they are active). When an "error" is triggered, the indication (r ...

Routing of wiring on frame
The routing of the wiring has been optimised to ensure the minimum obstruction. Each section is designed to prevent interference with parts that might damage wires or cause operating failures when riding. The plates on the following pages show the origins ("0" points) for correct re-routin ...

Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs
Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and should be checked at regular intervals. The condition of the spark plugs provides a good indication of how well the engine is running. Have the spark plugs inspected or replaced at a ducati dealer or authorised service centre; they will ...

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