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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: How to start the engine

With the motorcycle off and the dashboard on, the on/off switch is turned to "run off"

How to start the engine


With the motorcycle and dashboard on, the on/off switch is turned to "run off".

To start the engine, simply push the on/off switch up to "run on" and press the black start button.

How to start the engine


How to switch the dashboard on
The dashboard may switched on either from the on/off switch on the handlebar or from the button on the hands free system. With the engine off, the on/off switch is turned to "run off". With ...

How to start the motorcycle if the active key is not working
If no keyboard is detected, the dashboard does not switch on. Ensure that the active key is within the operating range of 1.5 Metres and that the key battery is charged. If the state of charge of t ...

Other materials:

Removing of the front sprocket
Undo the screws (11) and remove the chain cover (10). Loosen the chain (sect. 4 - 3, Adjusting the chain tension). Remove the chain with the tool code 88713.1344. The tool is composed of a holder (a), punch (b), body (c) and two wrenches (d) and (e). Fit the link to be opened into th ...

Checking the engine timing
Set the engine to the configuration described for the "checking and adjusting the valve clearances", previously indicated. Install tool 88765.1188 (G) in the spark plug bore to determine the piston tdc, the gauges (h) on the tool 88765.1518 And the timing check tool (degree wheel (l) 887 ...

Removal of the front wheel
Support the bike so that the front wheel is raised from the ground. Remove the front brake calliper (b) by unscrewing the two screws (a) securing the calliper to the fork leg; do not disconnect the calliper from the hose. Warning Do not operate the brake lever when the callipers are ...

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