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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Replacing the high and low beam bulbs

Ducati Diavel Owners Manual / Main maintenance operations / Replacing the high and low beam bulbs

Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new bulb complies with the voltage and wattage specified in the "wiring diagram", page 179. Always test the new bulb before refitting any parts you have removed.

Fig. 150 Shows the locations of the low beam bulbs (lo), high beam bulbs (hi) and the parking light bulb (1).

Replacing the high and low beam bulbs


Headlight

Important


Have the high and low beam bulbs replaced by a ducati dealer or an authorised service centre.

Warning


The headlight might fog up if the vehicle is used under the rain or after washing.

Switch headlight on for a short time to dry up any condensate.

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