Ducati Diavel
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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Protective apparel

Always wear a helmet. Most motorcycle accident fatalities are due to head injuries.

For safety eye protection, gloves, and high top, sturdy boots should also be worn.

The exhaust system becomes very hot during operation, never touch the exhaust system. Wear clothing that fully covers your legs. Do not wear loose clothing which could catch on the control levers, footrests, wheels, or chain.

Any amount of alcohol will significantly interfere with your ability to safely operate your motorcycle. Don’t drink and ride.

Vehicle identification number (vin);

Every ducati motorcycle is identified by two identification numbers (see page 189). Fig. A specifically shows the frame identification numbers.

Vehicle identification number


Label location (fig. B)

Label location


Label location


Riding safety
The points given below are applicable for every day motorcycle use and shoud be carefully observed for safe and effective vehicle operation. A motorcycle does not provide the impact protection of ...

California emission control warranty statement
Your warranty rights and obligations The california air resources board is pleased to explain the emission control system warranty on your my 2011 motorcycle. In california, new motor vehicles must ...

Other materials:

Refitting the timing covers
Locate vertical cylinder external cover (25), horizontal cylinder external cover (3) and central external cover (1) by starting the screws (4). Apply the recommended threadlocker to the screws (4). Tighten the screws (4) to a torque of 10 nm (min. 9 Nm - max. 11 Nm) (sect. 3 - 3, Engine t ...

Checking and overhauling the components
Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates Insert a friction plate (e) in the clutch drum (f) and measure the clearance (s) with a feeler gauge. Clearance "s" must not exceed 0.6 Mm. If it does, renew the plates and, if necessary, the clutch drum. Overhaul of the clutch plat ...

Display background colour (automatic adjustment)
Instrument panel background colour is set automatically according to exterior lighting conditions. When sensor detects "poor lighting" (night), it switches to black background mode; vice versa when a "significant" lighting is detected (day), it switches to white background ...

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