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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:

Removal of the gearchange control
Loosen and remove the pivot screw (4) securing the gearchange pedal (1) and recover the washer (9) and the o-ring  Seals (5). Loosen and remove the screw (7) securing the gearchange lever (8) to the gear selector shaft. Withdraw the lever (8) complete with the gearchange control assem ...

Removal of the timing belt covers
Loosen the screws (4) securing the central external cover (1) and remove it from the central side. Undo the fixing screws (4) of the external cover (25) and remove it from the vertical thermal unit. Undo the fixing screws (4) of the external cover (3) and remove it from the horizonta ...

Disassembly of the gearchange mechanism
Refer to the exploded view at the beginning of this section for indications on disassembly and renewal of gearchange components. If the bushing (2) inside the pedal (1) needs replacing, grease the external surface and drive the new bushing into place using a press. The bushing must be seate ...

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