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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Introduction to the "hands free" system

The hands free system allows the rider to start the engine without physically using the ignition key. The ignition key merely has to be in the vicinity of the motorcycle, such as in the rider's pocket, for example, in order to use the vehicle.

Compared to the standard ignition switches the hands free system allows having the hands completely free during usual actions (i.E. Engine ignition/stop, dashboard switch on/off) and engaging/disengaging the steering lock.

The electric steering lock used with the hands free system locks the handlebar either in the fully right or fully left position, offering greater versatility when parking.

The hands free system consists of the following components:

The hands free system is connected to the other computers (nodes) on the motorcycle and to the dashboard via the can line. Through this connection, the system can either enable (key detected and recognised) or disable (key not detected or not recognised - immobilizer function) engine start. Any relevant information messages, such as battery key low warning or no key warning, are displayed on the tank dashboard.

The hands free system
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Operating principle
Introduction The hands free system features two separate on/off buttons, either one of which may be used as preferred by the rider. For practical reasons, we recommend using the button on the ha ...

Other materials:

Refitting the alternator-side crankcase cover
Before the assembly make sure that the water pump unit is fitted on the generator cover (sect. 9 - 3.3, Refitting the water pump). If bearing (27) has been removed, lubricate its seat with specified grease to fit it on the generator cover (13). Fit bearing completely in its seat and orien ...

Refitting the rear footrests
Note The refitting of the rear footrests is described for the right side but it is the same for both. If previously removed, refit the rubber footrest (11) on the rear rh footrest (6), by pushing it until pad (b) engages in the other side. Note The rubber footrest (11) side featuring the le ...

Warranty
In your own interest, and in order to guarantee product reliability, you are strongly advised to refer to a ducati dealer or authorised service centre for servicing that requires any particular technical expertise. Our highly skilled staff have the tools required to perform any servicing job ...

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