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:

Removing of the side stand
Disconnect connector (a) of the stand switch (2) from the main wiring. Loosen the screws (3), (10), (11) and (12) securing the stand bracket (4) to the engine and remove the complete side stand assembly. Disassembly of the side stand Undo the fixing screw (5) and remove the sid ...

Adjusting the throttle cable
The throttle grip in all steering positions must have free play, measured on the periphery of the flange of the grip, of 1.5 - 2.0 Mm. If necessary, adjust using the adjusters (1) and (2) located on the steering tube on the right side of the motorcycle. Adjuster (1) adjusts the throttle o ...

The hands free module
Introduction The hands free module incorporates the control unit communicating with the other nodes on the motorcycle, the on/off button, the microswitches detecting full lock steering angle (for enabling steering lock engagement) and the steering lock. The module is sealed and its individu ...

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