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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs

Ducati Diavel Owners Manual / Main maintenance operations / 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 check the colour of the ceramic insulator of the central electrode (1): an even brown colour is a sign that the engine is in good running order.

Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs


Note


Inspect the centre electrode for wear and check spark plug gap, which should be: 0.8×0.1 Mm.

Important


A gap outside the specified limits will adversely affect engine performance and may lead to difficult starting or erratic idling.

Checking engine oil level
Check the engine oil level through the sight glass (1) on the clutch cover. When checking oil level, the motorcycle should be perfectly upright and the engine cold. The oil level should be between ...

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 ...

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Refitting the fuel tank
If the fuel tank has been disassembled into its component parts, reposition all the parts as shown in the exploded view. In particular: tighten the screws (13) to a torque of 5 nm +/-10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Refit the tank by inserting its rear side into the pin on the ...

Indicator speed avg - average speed
This function shows the average speed of the motorcycle. The calculation is made considering the distance and time travelled since the last trip 1 reset. When trip 1 is reset, the value is set to zero and the first available value is shown on the display 10 seconds after the reset. Dashes "- ...

Indicator cons. - Instantaneous fuel consumption
This function indicates the "instantaneous" fuel consumption. The calculation is made considering the quantity of fuel used and the distance travelled during the last second. The datum is expressed in "l / 100" (litres / 100 km); it is possible to change the units of measurement for "consump ...

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