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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:

Changing the coolant
Warning This operation must only be carried out when the engine is cold. Attempting to change the coolant with the engine hot could lead to burns from hot coolant or scalding steam. Place a container under the engine and place the motorcycle on its side stand. Remove the expansion reserv ...

Key-on/key-off using the key on the hands free lock with the passive key
Key-on can be performed by pressing the button (7) on the hands free lock and with the presence of the passive key (4, fig. 77). Note The passive key (4, fig. 77) Has a range of a few cm, therefore the key (4, fig. 77) Must be positioned near the antenna (2). Remove the seat (see "remova ...

Indicator  cons.  - Instantaneous fuel consumption
This function indicates the "instantaneous" fuel consumption. The calculation is made considering the quantity of fuel used and the distance travelled during the last second. The datum is expressed in "l/100" (litres / 100 km); it is possible to change the units of measurem ...

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