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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking the coolant level

To the specified intervals in the "scheduled maintenance chart" (sect. 4 - 2) Check the coolant level contained in the expansion reservoir, on the right side of the vehicle.

The coolant level must be between the max. And min marks on the tank.

If the level is low, top up with the recommended coolant.

Remove the filler cap (1) and top up with new coolant to the specified level.

Refit the plug (1).

Checking the coolant level


For optimal operating conditions (coolant mixture starting to freeze at -20 C), the recommended fluid antifreeze should be mixed with water in the following percentages: antifreeze: 35 to 40% of the volume; water: 65 to 60% of the volume.

Important

Very hard water with a high mineral salt content can damage the engine.

Increase the amount of antifreeze to up to 55% volume in the case of very cold climates.

Important

Solutions with less than 30% of antifreeze will not provide sufficient protection against corrosion.

Changing and cleaning the air filters
The air filter must be replaced at the intervals described in the "scheduled maintenance chart" (sect. 4 - 2). Work on the vehicle right side, loosen screws (1) that secure the intake duct (2 ...

Changing the coolant
Warning This operation must only be carried out when the engine is cold. Attempting to change the coolant with the engine hot could lead to burns from hot coolant or scalding steam. Place a con ...

Other materials:

Removal of the front forks
Before removing the front forks, it is first necessary to remove the following parts: Loosen the clamp screws (1) holding the fork legs to the steering head (3). Loosen the clamp screws (2) and (26) securing the fork legs to the bottom yoke (4). Withdraw the fork legs (5) and (6) downwar ...

Removing of the abs control unit
Drain the hydraulic fluid that is inside the front and rear braking system tubes by disconnecting them from the master cylinder and the calliper (sect. 4 -3, Changing the brake fluid). Disconnect the connector (a) of the abs control unit (6). Loosen the screws (16) that retain the abs ...

Start procedure with pin code (no keys)
The motorcycle may be started without keys with a special procedure using the dashboard and the switches on the handlebar. Note This procedure is only possible if the pin code has been enabled previously. For security reasons, the pin code is disabled by default when the vehicle leaves the f ...

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