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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs

Ducati Diavel Owners Manual / Main maintenance operations / Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs

Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and should be checked at regular intervals.

The condition of the spark plugs provides a good indication of how well the engine is running.

Have the spark plugs inspected or replaced at a ducati dealer or authorised service centre; they will check the colour of the ceramic insulator of the central electrode (1): an even brown colour is a sign that the engine is in good running order.

Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs


Note


Inspect the centre electrode for wear and check spark plug gap, which should be: 0.8×0.1 Mm.

Important


A gap outside the specified limits will adversely affect engine performance and may lead to difficult starting or erratic idling.

Checking engine oil level
Check the engine oil level through the sight glass (1) on the clutch cover. When checking oil level, the motorcycle should be perfectly upright and the engine cold. The oil level should be between ...

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 ...

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"Parking" function
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Total distance covered indicator: "odometer"
This function shows the total distance covered by the vehicle (in km or miles depending on the specific application). At key-on the system automatically enters this function. The odometer reading is stored permanently and cannot be reset. If the distance travelled exceeds 199999 km (or 19 ...

Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. The settings are adjusted using external adjuster screws. To adjust rebound damping (fig. 109); To adjust spring preload (fig. 109); To adjust compression damping (fig. 110). Park the mo ...

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