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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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Removal of the front brake system
Note For the abs front braking system, also refer to sect. 7 - 5, Abs system operating information, sect. 7 - 6, System components, sect. 7 - 7, Abs components maintenance. Undo the special screw (3), collect the sealing washers (4), and release the front brake master cylinder assembly (1 ...

Wiring diagram of the hands free system
The diagram illustrates the inputs, outputs and communication lines used by the hands free system. 1I - on/off button placed on the hands free system (located below the plastic cover) 2I - on/off button placed on the bike handlebar rh side 3I - steering position micro-switch 4I - steerin ...

Checking and adjusting the valve clearances
Note For clarity, the figures show the engine removed from the frame. Move the piston of the cylinder being checked to tdc of the power stroke: in this condition, all the valves are closed and the timing shafts come in neutral position and, therefore, free to rotate; check to the valve cl ...

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