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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:

Overall dimensions (mm)
Weights Weight in running order without fluids and battery: 210 kg. Carrying full load: 400 kg. Warning failure to observe weight limits could result in poor handling and impair the performance of your motorcycle, and you may lose control of the vehicle. Important Do not use addi ...

Keys (fig. 62)
The owner receives a set of keys comprising: 1 Active key (1, fig. 62) 1 Passive key (2, fig. 62) It contains the code used by the "hands free" system for the key-on, in different modes. The active key (1, fig. 63) Is the one that is normally used: press button (a, fig. 63) To ...

Removing the valves
Raise the rocker arm (3) and remove the opening shim (5) from the valves with a pair of pliers. Push down the closing rocker arms (16) and (4) and the closing shim (7). Remove the half rings (6) from the valves with a magnetic screwdriver. Extract the closing shims (7) from the valve ...

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