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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Side stand

Important


Before lowering the side stand, check that the ground is sufficiently even and firm.

Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melted by the sun heat and similar or the motorcycle may fall over.

When parking on a slope, always park with the rear wheel on the downhill side.

To pull down the side stand, hold the motorcycle handlebars with both hands and push down on the side stand (1) with your foot until it is fully extended. Tilt the motorcycle until the side stand is resting on the ground.

Warning


Do not sit on the motorcycle when it is supported on the side stand.

To raise the side stand to rest position (horizontal), tilt the motorcycle to the right and, at the same time, lift the stand (1) with your foot.

Side stand


Note


Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism (two springs, one into the other) and the safety sensor (2) at regular intervals.

Note


It is possible to start the engine with side stand down and the gearbox in neutral. When starting the bike with a gear engaged, pull the clutch lever (in this case the side stand must be up).

Refitting the seat
Make sure all parts are correctly arranged and secured in the underseat compartment. Insert the mounts (4) of the seat base in the projecting parts (5) of the frame, then push the rear end of the s ...

Passenger grabhandle
Passenger grabhandle (1, fig. 107) Is located inside the tail guard; to take it out, remove the seat (see "removal of the seat" on page 119), pull the knob (2, fig. 107) While taking out ...

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Checking the battery charging system
To check the current flow of the recharging circuit, use the "dds" diagnosis instrument, which is equipped with an inductive clamp-type amperemeter: refer to chapter "testing the battery charging system", sect. 6 - 11 With the dds diagnosis instrument you can determine the engine rpm required ...

Vehicle speed indicator
This function displays vehicle speed (km/h or mph depending on the set measurement system). The dashboard receives information about the actual speed and displays the number increased by 5%. Maximum speed displayed is 299 km/h (186 mph). Over 299 km/h (186 mph) the display will show a s ...

Refitting the handlebar
Position the handlebar (4) so that the external lower corner of the marks (a) on the handlebar matches the upper internal corner of the lower u-bolts (b) as shown. Apply the recommended grease to the threads and undersides of the heads of the screws (3). Important Position the upper u-bo ...

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