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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Moving off

  1. Disengage the clutch by squeezing the clutch lever.
  2. Push down the gear change lever firmly with the tip of your foot to engage first gear.
  3. Raise the engine revs by turning the throttle twistgrip while gradually releasing the clutch lever. The motorcycle will start moving.
  4. Release the clutch lever completely and accelerate.
  5. To shift up, close the throttle to slow down engine, disengage the clutch, lift the gear change lever and let go of clutch lever.

To shift down, proceed as follows: release the twistgrip, pull the clutch control lever, shortly speed up to help gears synchronise, shift down (engage next lower gear) and release the clutch.

The controls should be used correctly and timely: when riding uphill, do not hesitate to shift down as soon as the motorcycle starts to slow down, so you will avoid stressing the engine and the motorcycle abnormally.

Important


Avoid sudden acceleration, as this may lead to misfiring and transmission snatching. The clutch lever should not be held in longer than necessary after a gear is engaged, otherwise friction parts may overheat and wear out.

Warning


Prolonged rearing could deactivate the abs system.

Engine on/off
Warning Before starting the engine, become familiar with the controls you will need to use when riding (page 99). Warning Never start or run the engine indoors. Exhaust gases are toxic and may ...

Braking
Slow down in time, shift down to engine-brake first and then brake applying both brakes. Pull the clutch lever before stopping the motorcycle, to avoid sudden engine stop. Abs system Using the bra ...

Other materials:

Alternator
It is equipped with a 12 v, 430 w generator, consisting of a fixed element (stator, a) located on the generator cover and of a movable element (rotor, b) fixed to the crankshaft. Note To check the battery charging system for faults, use the dds diagnosis instrument and follow the instruct ...

Removal of the fuel tank filler cap
Remove tank covers (sect. 5 - 2, Removal of the fuel tank fairings). Remove hoses (8) and (15) from the filler cap assembly (10). Open the filler cap. Unscrew the outer screws (17) securing the ring nut to the filler cap recess. Remove the filler cap assembly (10). ...

Steering head: front fork
Screw Screw Steering head Bottom yoke Left fork leg assembly Right fork leg assembly Counter nut Damper assembly Bush Spring Preload tube Collar Washer Top cap assembly Screw Washer Adjuster screw Special washer Fork tube + calliper unit Dust cap Sealin ...

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