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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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"Parking" function
This function activates the "parkin"h mode. The "parkin"h function activates the front and rear parking lights when the vehicle is turned off so it is visible when parked. The function is activated by pressing the button (2, fig. 14) ?"´" for 3 seconds du ...

Refitting the abs control unit
If the brake hoses (7), (8), (9) and (10) on the abs control unit are changed or removed, ensure that the fittings on the control unit are positioned correctly. Warning If incorrectly positioned, the hose can affect brake operation and foul moving parts. Position the hose as shown in the fig ...

Engaged gear indicator
This function displays the gears (1, fig. 25). The instrument panel receives information and indicates the engaged gear or "n" for neutral. Note In the case of a gear sensor "error", a dash "-" (not flashing) will be displayed. ...

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