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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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Riding mode  customisation
This function customises each riding style. To access the function it is necessary to view the "setting" menu page 48, using button (1, fig. 14) ?  or (2, fig. 14) ? select the "riding mode" function and press the reset button (12, fig. 12) To go to next page. W ...

Refitting the timing gears
Before reassembling the removed parts, check timing gears (13) for wear. Change, if necessary. Important The timing gears (13) must always be renewed as a pair. Refitting is the reverse of removal. Warning When introducing the driven gear (b) check that the tongue (15) is correctly fitted o ...

Removing of the abs control unit
Drain the hydraulic fluid that is inside the front and rear braking system tubes by disconnecting them from the master cylinder and the calliper (sect. 4 -3, Changing the brake fluid). Disconnect the connector (a) of the abs control unit (6). Loosen the screws (16) that retain the abs ...

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