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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 ...

Other materials:

Steering lock  on indication
This function informs that the steering lock was turned on. The steering lock can be turned on during the first 60 seconds after turning off the vehicle by pressing down on the "run" button. If the steering lock was enabled correctly, the instrument panel will show the indication ...

Overhaul of cylinder head components
Cylinder heads Remove any carbon deposits from the combustion chamber and its ducts. Remove any scale from the coolant ducts. Check for cracking and inspect the sealing surfaces for scoring, ridges or other damage. Check that the cylinder barrel mating surfaces of the cylinder head are ...

Reassembling the clutch
Position the spacer (13). Fit the flat ring (11) and the belleville washer (10) on the clutch center (12), so that the convex side faces the clutch drum. Locate the belleville washer (8). Apply the prescribed grease to the thread of the gearbox primary shaft and the mating surfac ...

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