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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 ...

Other materials:

Refitting the gear interlock plunger and pawl assembly
On the special screw (3), fit the gear pawl lever (4), orienting it as shown in the figure, the washer (2) with the square edge side (d) facing the clutch-side crankcase half, and the spring (1), positioning it so that the hook end (a) is facing the gear pawl lever. Locate the hook end (a) of ...

Disassembly of the rear brake control
The brake master cylinder is supplied only as a complete unit; internal components cannot be replaced. To disassemble the master cylinder's outer parts, follow the indications given in the exploded view at the beginning of this section. If the bush (10) inside the brake pedal (6) needs to ...

Riding safety
The points given below are applicable for every day motorcycle use and shoud be carefully observed for safe and effective vehicle operation. A motorcycle does not provide the impact protection of an automobile, so defensive riding in addition to wearing protective apparel is extremely importa ...

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