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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Storing the bike away

If the motorcycle is to be left unridden over long periods, it is advisable to carry out the following operations before storing it away: clean the motorcycle; empty the fuel tank; pour a few drops of engine oil into the cylinders through the spark plug bores, then turn the engine over by hand a few times to form a protective film of oil on the inner walls of the cylinder; place the motorcycle on a service stand; disconnect and remove the battery.

If the motorcycle has been left unused for more than a month, the battery should be checked and recharged if necessary.

Protect the motorcycle with a specific motorcycle cover that will not damage the paintwork or retain moisture.

This type of motorcycle cover is available from ducati performance.

General cleaning
To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, anyway according to the road conditions you ride in. Use specific products, where possible ...

Important notes
Some countries, such as france, germany, great britain, switzerland, etc. Have compulsory emission and noise standards that include mandatory inspections at regular intervals. Periodically carry ...

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Steering release error - steering still locked
The activation of this (amber yellow) "warning" indicates that the hands free system was not able to extract the steering lock. Warning In this case, ducati recommends turning the vehicle off and on (key-off / key-on) holding the handlebar pressed down to the end stop. If the signal ...

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 the grabhandle (1, fig. 107) From its housing until it is fully extended. Warning Before use, pu ...

Engine speed-timing sensor
Introduction The engine control system of the diavel is equipped with an inductive sensor that allows the ecu to determine the speed and timing phase of the engine. The sensor faces a phonic wheel with 48 teeth minus 2. The engine speed-timing sensor is an inductive sensor and faces a 48 ...

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