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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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Indicator cons. - Instantaneous fuel consumption
This function indicates the "instantaneous" fuel consumption. The calculation is made considering the quantity of fuel used and the distance travelled during the last second. The datum is expressed in "l / 100" (litres / 100 km); it is possible to change the units of measurement for "consump ...

Immobilizer override procedure
This procedure makes it possible to "temporarily" turn on the motorcycle if the hf (hands free) system is not working. Note The pin code function must be activated by entering your 4 digit pin in the dashboard, otherwise the vehicle cannot be turned on temporarily in the case of a malfunction ...

Operating principle and characteristics of the ride-by-wire system
The engine control system of the diavel uses a ride-by-wire system with motorised throttle valves. This eliminates all direct connection with metal cables between the throttle grip and the throttle valves themselves. Cables are used to rotate the aps potentiometer, which generates an electric ...

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