Ducati SPORT TOURING Owner`s manual

Owner’s manual
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Hearty welcome among Ducati fans! Please accept out
best compliments for choosing a Ducati motorcycle. We
think you will ride your Ducati motorcycle for long
journeys as well as short daily trips. Ducati Motor Holding
S.p.A. wishes you smooth and enjoyable riding.
We are steadily doing our best to improve our “Technical
Assistance” service. For this reason, we recommend you
to strictly follow the indications given in this manual,
especially for motorcycle running-in. In this way, your
Ducati motorbike will surely give you unforgettable
emotions. For any servicing or suggestions you might
need, please contact our authorized service centers.
Note
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. declines any liability
whatsoever for any mistakes incurred in drawing up this
manual. The information contained herein is valid at the
time of going to print. Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
reserves the right to make any changes required by the
future development of the above-mentioned products.
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Enjoy your ride!
For your safety, as well as to preserve the warranty,
reliability and worth of your motorcycle, use original
Ducati spare parts only.
Warning
This manual forms an integral part of the
motorcycle and - if the motorcycle is resold - must
always be handed over to the new owner.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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General 6
Warranty 6
Symbols 6
Useful information for safe riding 7
Carrying the maximum load allowed 8
Identification data 10
Controls 11
Position of motorcycle controls 11
Instrument panel 12
Digital display 13
Keys 14
Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock 14
Left switch 15
Clutch lever 16
Cold start lever 17
Right switch 18
Throttle twistgrip 18
Front brake lever 18
Rear brake pedal 19
Gear change pedal 19
Setting the gear change and rear brake pedals 20
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Main components and devices
Location 22
Tank filler plug 23
Seat catch and helmet hooks 24
Side stand 25
Lifting handgrip 26
Power outlet 26
Centre stand 27
Rear view mirrors 28
Front fork adjusters ST4 29
Shock absorber adjusters 31
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Directions for use 33
Running-in recommendations 33
Pre-ride checks 35
Starting the engine 36
Moving off 38
Braking 39
Stopping the motorcycle 40
Parking 40
Refueling 41
Tool kit and accessories 42
Main maintenance operations 43
Removing the fairing 43
Side panniers 46
Lifting the fuel tank 47
Cleaning and changing air filters 48
Checking the coolant level 49
Checking brake and clutch fluid level 50
Checking brake pads for wear 51
Lubricating cables and joints 52
Throttle cable adjustment 53
Charging the battery 54
Chain tensioning 55
Chain lubrication 56
Replacing bulbs 56
Beam setting 62
Tyres 64
Checking engine oil level 66
Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs 67
Cleaning the motorcycle 68
Storing the bike away 68
Important notes 68
Electric system 77
For United States of America version only
Routine maintenance record
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Technical data 69
Overall dimensions 69
Weights 69
Top-ups 70
ST2 engine 71
ST2 timing system 71
ST4 engine 72
ST4 timing system 72
Performance data 73
Spark plugs 73
Brakes 73
Transmission 74
Frame 75
Wheels 75
Tyres 75
Suspensions 76
Available colours 76
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GENERAL
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Warranty
In your own interest, and in order to guarantee product
reliability, you are strongly advised to refer to our
authorized Dealers and workshops for any servicing
requiring particular technical expertise. Our highly skilled
staff have access to the implements required to perform
any servicing job at best, and use Ducati original spare
parts only as the best guarantee for full
interchangeability, smooth running and long life.
All Ducati motorcycles come with a “Warranty Card”.
However, warranty does not apply to the motorcycles
used in competitions or competitive trials. No motorcycle
part may be tampered with, altered, or replaced with
parts other than original Ducati spare parts during the
warranty period, or the warranty right will be
automatically invalidated.
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Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. advises you to read this
booklet carefully so as to become familiar with your
motorcycle. In case of any doubts, please call a Ducati
dealer or authorized workshop. The information
contained herein will prove useful on your trips - and
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. wishes you smooth,
enjoyable riding - and will help you keep the performance
of your motorcycle unchanged for a long time.
This manual contains some special remarks:
Warning
Failure to comply with these instructions may put
you at risk and lead to severe injury or death.
Important
Possibility of damaging the motorcycle and/or its
components.
Note
Additional information concerning the job being
carried out.
The terms right and left are referred to the motorcycle
viewed from the riding position.
Useful information for safe riding
Warning
Read this section before riding your motorcycle.
Accidents are frequently due to inexperience. Always
make sure you have your licence with you when riding;
you need a valid licence to be entitled to ride your
motorcycle.
Do not lend your motorcycle to inexperienced riders or
who do not hold a valid licence.
Both rider and pillion passenger must always wear a
safety helmet.
Wear proper clothing, with no loose items or accessories
that may become tangled in the controls or limit your
zone of vision.
Never start or run the engine indoors. Exhaust gases are
poisonous and may lead to loss of consciousness or even
death within a short time.
Both rider and pillion passenger should keep their feet on
the footpegs when the motorcycle is in motion.
Always hold the handlebars firmly with both hands so
you will be ready for sudden changes of direction or in
the road surface. The pillion passenger should always
hold on to the suitable handle at the rear of the seat with
both hands.
Ride within the law and observe national and local rules.
Always respect speed limits where these are posted.
However, always adjust your speed to the visibility, road
and traffic conditions you are riding in.
Always signal your intention to turn or pull to the next
lane in good time using the suitable turn indicators.
Be sure you are clearly visible and do not ride within the
blind spot of vehicles ahead.
Be very careful when tackling road junctions, or when
riding in the areas near exits from private grounds, car
parks or on slip roads to access motorways.
Always turn off the engine when refueling.
Be extremely careful not to spill fuel on the engine or on
the exhaust pipe when refueling.
Do not smoke when refueling.
While refueling, you may inhale noxious fuel vapors.
Should any fuel drops be spilled on your skin or clothing,
immediately wash with soap and water and change your
clothing.
Always remove the key when you leave your motorcycle
unattended.
The engine, exhaust pipes, and mufflers stay hot for a
long time.
Warning
The exhaust system might be hot, even after
engine is switched off; pay particular attention not to
touch exhaust system with any body part and do not park
the vehicle next to inflammable material (wood, leaves
etc.).
Park your motorcycle where no one is likely to hit it and
use the side stand.
Never park on uneven or soft ground or your motorcycle
may fall over.
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Carrying the maximum load allowed
Your motorcycle is designed for long-distance riding,
carrying the maximum load allowed in full safety and
comfort.
Even weight distribution is critical to preserving these
safety features and avoiding trouble when performing
sudden manoeuvres or riding on bumpy roads.
When the side panniers are fitted, never exceed
130 Km/h.
Further reduce speed if tyres are worn down and when
riding on poor road surface or with poor visibility.
Information about carrying capacity
The total weight of the motorcycle in running order
including rider, pillion passenger, luggage and additional
accessories should not exceed 420 Kg.
The weight of luggage alone should never exceed 23 Kg
divided as follows (fig. 1):
max 9 kg for each side pannier;
max 5 kg for tank bag.
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Try to arrange your luggage or heavy accessories in the
lowest possible position and close to motorcycle centre.
Be sure to secure the luggage to the supports provided
on the motorcycle as firmly as possible. Improperly
secured luggage may affect stability.
Never fix bulky or heavy objects to the handlebar or to
the front mud guard as this would affect stability and
cause danger.
Do not insert any objects you may need to carry into the
gaps of the frame as these may foul moving parts.
If you install the side panniers (available from Ducati
Spare Parts Department):
sort luggage and accessories so to distribute weight
evenly and then arrange them in the panniers so that
they are well balanced; lock both side panniers using the
suitable key lock.
Make sure the tyres are inflated to the proper pressure
indicated at page 64 and that they are in good condition.
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Identification data
All Ducati motorcycles have two identification numbers,
for frame (fig. 2) and engine (fig. 3).
Frame number
Engine number
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Note
These numbers identify the motorcycle model and
should always be indicated when ordering spare parts.
fig. 2
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CONTROLS
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Warning
This section details the position and function of all
the controls you need to drive your motorcycle. Be sure
to read this information carefully before you use the
controls.
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Position of motorcycle controls (fig. 4)
1) Instrument panel.
2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock.
3) Left switch.
4) Clutch lever.
5) Cold start lever.
6) Right switch.
7) Throttle twistgrip.
8) Front brake lever.
9) Gear change pedal.
10) Rear brake pedal.
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fig. 4
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7) High beam light
(blue).
Comes on when high beams are on.
8) Digital display.
Offers four functions.
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Important
If this light stays on, stop the engine or it may suffer
severe damage.
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Instrument panel (fig. 5)
1) Speedometer (km/h or mph).
Gives road speed.
a) Odometer (km or miles).
Gives total distance covered.
b) Trip meter (km or miles).
Gives distance covered since last resetting.
c) Trip meter resetting knob.
Turn to reset trip meter to “0000”.
2) Engine revolution meter (rpm)
Indicates engine rpm.
3) Neutral light N (green).
Comes on when gearbox is in neutral.
4) Fuel warning light (yellow).
Comes on when there are about 6 liters fuel left in the tank,
corresponding to 1 bar of the digital display (8.1, fig. 6).
5) Turn indicator light
(green).
Comes on and flashes when a turn indicator is on.
6) Oil pressure light
(red).
Comes on when engine oil pressure is too low. It briefly
comes on when the ignition is switched to ON and
normally goes out a few seconds after engine starts.
It may shortly come on when the engine is hot, however,
it should go out as the engine revs up.
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Digital display (fig. 6)
8.1) Fuel level indicator .
The fuel level in the tank is indicated by full bars. When
there is only 1 full bar left on, it will start blinking while
the fuel warning light (4, fig. 5) will come on.
8.2) Coolant temperature indicator .
Shows engine coolant temperature. When the engine is
cold, the flashing message LO is displayed.
Engine temperature is displayed from 45 °C (113 °F) and
over. If engine maximum temperature 120 °C (248 °F) is
reached, the indicator will start blinking.
Important
Stop the engine if it reaches maximum temperature
or it may suffer severe damage.
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fig. 6
8.3) Clock
The first figure gives hours, the second one minutes.
8.4) Clock setting button
Press it briefly to increase minutes. Keep it pressed to
speed up the process.
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Note
Separate the two keys and keep the identification
plate in a safe place.
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Note
The keys are supplied together with a plate (1)
bearing key identification nuber.
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Keys (fig. 7)
Your Ducati was delivered with two universal keys for
ignition, steering lock, tank filler plug and seat catch.
fig. 7
Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock
(fig. 8)
It is located in front of the fuel tank and has four
positions:
A) ON: lights and engine on;
B) OFF: lights and engine off;
C) LOCK: steering locked;
D) P: parking light and steering lock.
B
A
C
D
Note
To move the key to the last two positions, press it
down before turning it. Switching to (B), (C) and (D), you
will be able to take the key out.
fig. 8
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Left switch (fig. 9)
1) Switch, light switch, 3 positions:
Down
= lights off;
Centre
= front and rear parking light, number plate
light and panel lights on;
Up = headlamp, front and rear parking light, number
plate light and panel lights on.
Note
This device is not fitted on the Australia and Japan
versions.
2) Dip switch, light dip switch, two positions:
position
= low beam on;
position
= high beam on.
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MIN
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fig. 9
3) Switch
= 3-position turn indicator:
centre position = OFF;
position = left turn;
position = right turn.
To cancel turn indicators, return switch to central position
and push in.
4) Button
= warning horn.
5) Button
= passing.
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Clutch lever (fig. 10)
Lever (1) disengages the clutch. When you pull in the
lever, you will disengage the engine from the gearbox
and therefore from the driving wheel. Using the clutch
properly is essential to smooth riding, especially when
moving off.
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Important
Using the clutch properly will avoid damage to
transmission parts and spare the engine.
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Cold start lever (fig. 11)
Use this device to start the engine from cold. It will
increase the engine idling speed after starting.
Lever positions:
A) (vertical) = closed
B) = fully open.
The lever can be opened and closed gradually to adjust
speed until engine is fully warm (see page 36).
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MAX
MIN
B
Important
Never use the cold start device when the engine is
warm or leave it open when riding.
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fig. 11
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Right switch (fig. 12)
1) Switch for ENGINE STOP, two positions:
position
(RUN) = run.
position
(OFF) = stop.
Front brake lever (fig. 12)
Pull in the lever (4) towards the twistgrip to operate the
front brake. The system is hydraulically operated and you
just need to pull the lever gently.
Warning
This switch is mainly intended for use in emergency
cases when you need to stop the engine quickly. After
stopping the engine, return the switch to the
position
to enable starting.
Warning
Please read the instructions on pages 39 and 40
before using these controls.
Important
Stopping the engine using switch (1) when riding
with lights on and leaving the ignition key in the ON
position, may run the battery flat as the lights will remain
on.
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2) Button
= engine start
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Throttle twistgrip (fig. 12)
The twistgrip (3) on the right handlebar opens the
throttles. When released, it will spring back to the initial
position (idling speed).
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fig. 12
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Rear brake pedal (fig. 13)
Push down on the pedal (1) to apply the rear brake. The
system is hydraulically operated.
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Gear change pedal (fig. 14)
The gear change pedal is at rest when in the central
position N, is moved up and down to change gears and
then returns to the central position.
down = push down on the pedal to engage 1st gear and
to shift down. The N light will go out.
up = lift the pedal to engage the 2nd gear and then the 3rd,
4th, 5th and 6th gear.
Each time you move the pedal you will engage the next
gear.
fig. 13
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Setting the gear change and rear brake pedals
The gear change and rear brake pedals can be adjusted
to suit the preferred riding position of each rider.
To set the gear change pedal,
lock linkage (1) and loosen the check nuts (2) and (3).
Note
Nut (2) has a left-hand thread.
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Fit an open-nd wrench to the hexagonl element of
linkage (1) and turn it until setting pedal in the desired
position.
Tighten both check nuts onto linkage.
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To set the rear brake pedal,
loosen check nut (4).
Turn pedal travel adjusting screw (5) until pedal is in the
desired position.
Tighten check nut (4).
Work pedal by hand to make sure it has 1.5 - 2 mm free
play before brake begins to bite.
If not so, set the length of cylinder linkage as follows.
Loosen the check nut (6) on cylinder linkage.
Tighten linkage into fork (7) to increase play, or unscrew
linkage to reduce it.
Tighten check nut (6) and check pedal free play again.
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MAIN COMPONENTS AND DEVICES
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Location (fig. 17)
1) Tank filler plug.
2) Seat catch and helmet hook.
3) Side stand.
4) Lifting handgrip
5) Centre stand.
6) Rear view mirrors.
7) Front fork adjusters.
8) Shock absorber adjusters.
9) Power outlet.
10) Catalyzer.
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Tank filler plug (fig. 18)
Opening
Lift the protection lid (1) and fit the ignition key into the
lock. Turn the key clockwise 1/4 turn to unlock. Lift the
plug.
Closing
Refit the plug with the key in it and push it down into its
seat.
Turn the key anticlockwise to its initial position and take it
out. Close the lock protection lid (1).
Note
The plug can only be closed with the key in.
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Warning
Always make sure you have properly refitted (see
page 41) and closed the plug after each refueling.
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Seat catch and helmet hooks
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Opening (fig. 19)
Fit the ignition key into the lock (4) and turn the key
clockwise about 1/4 turn until the rear end of the seat
lifts up. Pull the seat backwards to slide it off its front
holders (1).
On the rear end of the compartment underneath the
seat, there is the helmet fastening cable (2) (see page
42). Insert the cable into the helmet and insert the ends
of the cable into one of the two hooks (3). Leave the
helmet hanging outside (fig. 20) and refit the seat.
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Warning
This system is intended to lock your helmet safely
when you park your motorcycle. Never leave the helmet
hanging from the hook when riding or it may get in the
way and make you lose control of the motorcycle.
Closing
Make sure that all parts are arranged and secured
properly inside the compartment under the seat. Slide
the front ends of the seat bottom underneath the frame
U-bolt and push down on the rear end of the seat until
you hear the catch click. Make sure the seat is firmly
secured to the frame and take the key out of the lock.
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3
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Anti-theft padlock (fig. 21)
The anti-theft padlock (1) is stored under the seat.
Remove strap (2) to take padlock out.
Use the padlock in addition to the steering lock when
parking your motorcycle in unsafe areas.
Warning
Using padlocks or other locks designed to prevent
motorcycle motion, such as brake disc locks, rear
sprocket locks, and so on is dangerous and may impair
motorcycle operation and affect the safety of rider and
passenger.
Side stand (fig. 22)
Important
Put the motorcycle on the side stand only when
you expect to stop for a short time.
Before lowering the side stand, make sure that the
bearing surface is hard and flat.
Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melt
by the sun heat and similar or the motorcycle may fall
over.
When parking in downhill road tracts, always park the
motorcycle with its rear wheel facing downhill.
To pull down the side stand, hold the motorcycle
handlebars with both hands and push down on the thrust
arm (1) with your foot until it is fully extended. Tilt the
motorcycle until the side stand is resting on the ground.
Warning
Do not sit on the motorcycle when it is supported
on the side stand.
2
To move the side stand to its rest position (horizontal
position), tilt the motorcycle to the right and, at the same
time, lift the thrust arm (1) with your foot.
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Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism
(two springs, one into the other) and the safety sensor
(2) at regular intervals.
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Note
It is possible to start the engine with side stand
down and the gearbox in neutral. When starting the bike
with a gear engaged, pull the clutch lever (in this case
the side stand must be up).
Lifting handgrip
A handgrip (1, fig. 23) that pivots on the left pillion
passenger footpeg is provided to help you place the
motorcycle on the centre stand or keep it upright when
manoeuvring to park it.
Fold out the handgrip. After use, just release it and it will
fold back to its rest position.
Power outlet
A specific power outlet (2, fig. 23) has been fitted to feed
dedicated accessories. Outlet is protected by a 20A fuse.
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fig. 23
Centre stand
Always use the centre stand (1, fig. 24) to support the
motorcycle steadily when parked. It is designed to
support the motorcycle even when carrying the
maximum load allowed.
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Warning
Before putting the motorcycle on the centre stand,
make sure the bearing surface is hard and flat.
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Hold the left handlebar with your left hand and the lifting
handgrip (2, fig. 25) with your right hand. Push down on
the thrust arm (3) of the centre stand until it touches the
ground. At the same time, hold the handgrip and pull the
motorcycle upward and backward.
To take the bike off the centre stand, simply hold the
handlebars and push the motorcycle forward, until the
front wheel touches the ground. The stand will spring
back to rest position automatically.
3
fig. 24
Warning
Before moving off, always make sure the centre
stand is fully up.
2
Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism (two
springs, one into the other) at regular intervals.
3
fig. 25
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Rear view mirrors (fig. 26)
The rear view mirrors of your motorcycle are made up of
two parts held together by a special inner spring. This
spring counters mirror rotation so the mirror will not
smash the headlamp fairing if hit accidentally. The spring
then moves the mirror back to its original position.
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Important
If either of the mirror parts comes off, have the
mirror repaired or replaced by a Dealer or at an authorized
workshop.
Warning
Never ride with a missing rear view mirror: the
inability to see the traffic behind you may lead to severe
accidents.
The mirrors have bifocal lenses that offer a wider range
of vision, with no blind spots:
A) inner area = normal view
B) outer area = magnified view.
Warning
What you see in the mirror is actually closer to you
than it appears in the mirror view, even more so when
looking at the magnifying outer area (B).
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fig. 26
Front fork adjusters
The front fork has rebound and compression damping
adjusters.
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This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters:
1) (fig. 27) to adjust rebound damping;
2) (fig. 27) to adjust inner springs preload;
3) (fig. 28) to adjust compression damping.
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ST4
Turn the adjuster (1) on fork leg top with a flat
screwdriver to adjust rebound damping.
To reach the adjuster (3, fig. 28), insert a screwdriver into
the passing hole on the wheel spindle at fork leg axis.
As you turn the adjusting screws (1 and 3), you will hear
them click. Each click identifies a setting. Turn the screw
all the way in to set the hardest damping (position 0).
This will be your starting point. Now turn the screw
anticlockwise and listen for the clicks that identify setting
positions no. “1”, “2” and so on.
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STANDARD factory setting is as follows:
compression:
12 clicks;
rebound:
11 clicks.
The setting range is 14 clicks (both for rebound and
compression). The 14th click gives the softest damping.
To change the preload of the spring inside each fork leg
turn the hex. adjusting nut (2) with a 22-mm hexagon
wrench.
Height A (fig. 27) determines preload and may vary from
25 to 10 mm.
Factory setting is 16 mm.
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Important
Adjust both fork legs to same settings.
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Shock absorber adjusters
The shock absorber has outer adjusters that enable you
to adjust your motorcycle to the load.
The adjuster (1, fig. 29) located on the rear right hand
side near the control unit controls rebound damping.
The adjuster (2, fig. 30) on the shock absorber expansion
reservoir controls compression damping.
Turning the adjusters (1 and 2) clockwise gives harder
damping H, turning anticlockwise gives softer damping
S.
STANDARD setting. Turn the adjusters all the way in
(clockwise) then:
- undo the adjuster (1) 2.5 turns;
- undo the adjuster (2) 12 clicks.
The ring nut (3, fig. 30) located on the top section of the
shock absorber controls outer spring preload.
To change spring preload, turn the ring nut clockwise or
anticlockwise to increase or decrease spring preload as
required. Use the supplied pin wrench.
STANDARD spring length:
160 mm.
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3
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Warning
Use a specific pin wrench only to turn the preload
adjusting ring nut. Be careful when turning the nut with
the wrench, as the pin may slip out of the nut recess and
you may hurt your hand hitting motorcycle parts.
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Important
The shock absorber is filled with gas under
pressure and may cause severe damage if taken apart by
unskilled persons.
When carrying a passenger and luggage, set the rear
shock absorber spring to proper preload to improve
motorcycle handling and keep safe clearance from the
ground. You may find that rebound damping needs
adjusting as well.
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DIRECTIONS FOR USE
For all mechanical parts of the motorcycle to adapt to one
another and above all not to adversely affect the life of
basic engine parts, it is advisable to avoid harsh
accelerations and not to run the engine at high rpm for
too long, especially uphill.
Furthermore, the drive chain should be inspected
frequently. Lubricate as required.
Running-in recommendations
Max. rotation speed (fig. 31)
Rotation speed for running-in period and during standard
use (rpm)
1) up to 1000 km;
2) from 1000 to 2500 km;
3) after 2500 km.
From 1000 to 2500 km
At this point, you can squeeze some more power out of
your engine, being careful, however, to never exceed:
7000 rpm (ST2)
7500 rpm (ST4).
Up to 1000 km
During the first 1000 km, keep an eye on the revolution
meter. The indicator must not exceed:
5500 rpm (ST2)
6000 rpm (ST4).
During the first hours of riding, it is advisable to run the
engine at varying load and rpm, though still within
recommended limit.
To this end, roads with plenty of bends and even slightly
hilly areas are ideal for a most efficient running-in of
engine, brakes and suspensions.
For the first 100 km, use the brakes gently. Do not brake
violently or keep brake applied for too long. This will
enable a correct break-in of friction material on brake
pads against brake discs.
33
E
E
After 2500 km
After running-in, never exceed the following values
during the motorcycle standard use:
9000 rpm (ST2);
10000 rpm (ST4).
Strict observance of running-in recommendations will
ensure longer engine life and reduce the likelihood of
overhauls and tune-ups.
34
ST2
ST4
3
2
9 10 11
12
CATICORS 13
U
D
8
160
140
120
180 200
220
00000
240
260
00
280
80
60
00 00
40
20
1
7
E
Important
During the whole running-in period, the
maintenance and service rules recommended in the
Warranty Card should be observed carefully. Have the
service inspections performed as recommended in the
Warranty Card.
Failure to comply with these rules will release Ducati
Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for
resulting engine damage or shorter engine life.
6
5
4
3
2
min-1
x1000
1 0
km/h
fig. 31
Pre-ride checks
Warning
Failure to carry out these checks before riding, may
lead to motorcycle damage and injury to rider and
passenger.
Before riding, perform a thorough check-up on your bike
as follows:
Fuel level in the tank
Check fuel level in the tank.
Fill tank if needed (page 41).
Engine oil level
Check oil level in the sump through the sight glass. Top
up if needed (page 66).
Brake and clutch fluid
Check fluid level in the relevant reservoirs.
Coolant level
Check coolant level in the expansion reservoir. Top up if
necessary (page 49).
Tyre condition
Check tyre pressure and condition (page 64).
Controls
Work the brake, clutch, throttle and gear change controls
(levers, pedals and twistgrips) and check for proper
operation.
Lights and indicators
Make sure lights, indicators and horn work properly.
Replace any burnt-out bulbs (page 56).
Key-operated locks
Check that fuel filler plug and seat catch locks are closed
firmly.
Stand
Make sure side stand (page 25) and centre stand (page
27) operate smoothly and are in the correct position.
Warning
In case of malfunctioning, do not start the
motorcycle and call a Ducati Dealer or authorized
workshop.
E
35
Starting the engine
Note
Follow the “High ambient temperature” procedure
to start the engine when it is warm.
ON
Warning
Before starting the engine, become familiar with
the controls you will need to use when riding.
E
Regular ambient temperature
(10 °C /50 °F to 35 °C/95 °F):
1) Move the ignition key to ON (fig. 32). Make sure both
the green light N and the red light
on the instrument
panel come on.
Important
The oil pressure light should go out a few seconds
after the engine has started (page 12).
Warning
The side stand must be fully up (in a horizontal
position) as its safety sensor prevents engine start when
down.
2) Move the cold start lever to the B position (fig. 33).
3) Check that the stop switch (1, fig. 34) is positioned to
(RUN), then press the starter button (2).
36
fig. 32
Let the engine start without using the throttle control.
A
Important
Never operate the electric start button more than 5
seconds at a time. If needed, allow 10 seconds before
attempting to restart the engine.
B
MAX
MIN
4) Move the cold start lever to the vertical position (A) to
let engine idle at about 1400-1500 rpm.
E
Important
Do not rev up the engine when it is cold. Allow
some time for oil to reach all points that need lubricating.
fig. 33
5) As the engine warms up, move the cold start lever
gradually towards the vertical position (A). Once fully
warm, the engine should hold idling rpm with the cold
start shut down.
MA
X
MIN
1
High ambient temperature (over 35 °C/95 °F):
Follow the same procedure for “Regular ambient
temperature”, however, do not use the cold start device.
Cold ambient temperature (below 10 °C/50 °F):
Follow the procedure for “Regular ambient
temperature”, however allow 5 minutes for the engine to
warm up (see step 5).
2
fig. 34
37
E
Moving off
1) Disengage the clutch squeezing the control lever.
2) Push down on gear change lever sharply with the tip
of your foot to engage the first gear.
3) Speed up engine, by turning the throttle twistgrip and
slightly releasing the clutch lever at the same time. The
motorcycle will start moving off.
4) Let go of clutch lever and speed up.
5) To shift up, close the throttle to slow down engine,
disengage the clutch, lift the gear change lever and let go
of clutch lever.
To shift down, release the twistgrip, pull the clutch
control lever, shortly speed up to help gears synchronize,
shift down and release the clutch.
The controls should be used correctly and timely: when
riding uphill do not hesitate to shift down as soon as the
motorcycle tends to slow down, so you will avoid
stressing the engine and the motorcycle abnormally.
38
Important
Avoid harsh accelerations, as this may lead to
misfiring and transmission snatching. The clutch lever
should not be pulled longer than necessary after gear is
engaged, or friction parts may overheat and wear out.
Braking
Slow down in time, shift down to engine-brake first and
then brake applying both brakes. Pull the clutch lever
before stopping the motorcycle, to avoid sudden engine
stop.
Warning
Use both brake lever and pedal for effective
braking. Using only one of the brakes will give you less
braking power.
Never use brake controls harshly or violently or you may
lock the wheels and lose control of the motorcycle.
When riding in the rain or on slippery surfaces, braking
will become less effective. Always use the brakes very
gently and carefully when riding under these conditions.
Any sudden manoeuvres may lead to loss of control.
When tackling long, high-gradient downhill road tracts,
shift down gears to use engine braking. Apply one brake
at a time and use brakes sparingly. Keeping the brakes
applied all the time would cause the friction material to
overheat and reduce braking power dangerously.
Underinflated tyres reduce braking efficiency, handling
accuracy and stability in a bend.
39
E
Stopping the motorcycle
If you let go of the throttle twistgrip, the motorcycle will
slow down gradually and smoothly. Then, shift down
releasing the clutch, and finally change from first to
neutral. Apply brakes and you will bring the motorcycle
to a complete stop. To switch the engine off, simply turn
the key to OFF (fig. 35).
E
Important
Never leave the key in the ON position when
engine is stopped, or this will damage the electric
components.
fig. 35
Parking
Stop the motorcycle, then put it on the centre stand to
park it (see page 27).
Turn the handlebar fully left and block it by pushing in the
ignition key and turning it to the LOCK position (fig. 36).
To avoid theft, use the supplied padlock (see page 25).
If you park in a garage or other facilities, make sure that
there is proper ventilation and that the motorcycle is not
near a source of heat.
You may leave the parking lights on by turning the key to
position P.
fig. 36
40
Important
Do not leave the key turned to P for long periods or
the battery will run down.
Never leave the ignition key in the switch when you are
leaving your bike unattended.
Warning
The exhaust system might be hot, even after
engine is switched off; pay particular attention not to
touch exhaust system with any body part and do not park
the vehicle next to inflammable material (wood, leaves
etc.).
Refueling
Never overfill the tank when refueling. Fuel should never
be touching the rim of filler recess (fig. 37).
E
Max level
Warning
Use low-lead fuel having at least 95 fuel octane
rating. Be sure there is no fuel trapped in the filler recess.
fig. 37
41
0
CL
SE
O
0 O
P
EN
Tool kit and accessories (fig. 38)
The compartment under the tail guard holds:
an Owner’s manual
a helmet fastening cable
a tool bag for normal maintenance and checks.
1
1
ST4 tool bag holds (fig. 39)
2) Box wrench for spark plugs.
4) Double-bit screwdriver.
5) Allen wrenches.
6) Pin wrench for shock absorber ring nut.
7) Helmet fastening cable.
8) Extension.
9) Box wrench.
CA
U
ST2 tool bag holds (fig. 39)
1) Box wrench for spark plugs.
3) Tommy bar.
4) Double-bit screwdriver.
5) Allen wrenches.
6) Pin wrench for shock absorber ring nut.
7) Helmet fastening cable.
D
E
TI
To reach this compartment, the tail guard must be
removed by opening the catch (page 24).
DUCATI
1
fig. 38
7
1
3
8
9
6
9
DUCATI
4
5
42
fig. 39
MAIN MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS
Lower body panels
Unscrew the four screws (1) that hold each lower body
panel to the upper body panels (fig. 40).
Removing the fairing
Some servicing operations need the motorcycle fairing to
be removed.
E
Warning
Firmly secure all removed parts when refitting
them, otherwise some of them might suddenly come off
when riding and you may lose control of your motorcycle.
Important
At reassembly always use nylon washers when
tightening fastening screws, not to damage painted parts
and Plexiglas windproof cover. Some fastening screws
are of the self-tapping type; do not overtighten,
otherwise threading might damage and screws would
not be tightened properly next time.
1
fig. 40
43
Unscrew 2 of the 4 lower screws (2, fig. 41) that hold the
body panels together and to the central air conveyor.
Remove the lower body panels.
E
2
fig. 41
Instrument panel side guards (fig. 42)
Remove the screw in the centre (3) joining the two side
guards together and the two screws (4) that secure them
to the inner headlamp fairing.
4
Note
These screws have nylon washers (5).
5
3
fig. 42
44
Headlamp fairing
Removed the side guards.
Detach the rear view mirrors from the headlamp fairing
by unscrewing the four inner screws (1, fig. 43).
Disconnect the cables of the turn indicators.
Unscrew the 6 fastening screws (2, fig. 44) that hold the
headlamp fairing to the side body panels.
Remove the fairing sliding it off the headlamp.
1
Important
When refitting, it is necessary to loosen the screws
of both rear-view mirror mounts and then fit the headlight
fairing. Make sure direction indicator cables are not
squeezed and fit rear-view mirrors with the relevant
gasket, secure them with screws (1).
Set the headlight fairing so that its top edge is horizontal.
Tighten screws (2) starting from the front ones then
tighten mirror mount screws previously loosened.
E
fig. 43
2
fig. 44
45
E
Removing the upper and lower body panels together
Remove the side guards of the instrument panel and the
headlamp fairing.
Unscrew the fastening screw (1, fig. 45) that holds each
body panel to the side frame on the left side or to the
expansion reservoir on the right side and the rear screws
(2) that hold each of them to the frame bracket.
Unscrew the front fastening screw (3, fig. 46) that holds
each body panel to the front baffle.
Unscrew the rear fastening screw (4) holding each body
panel to the frame.
Unscrew the two lower fastening screws (5) holding the
body panels to the central air conveyor.
Unscrew one of the two screws (6) joining the body
panels together. Remove the body panels.
2
3
5
6
fig. 46
Side panniers
The motorcycle comes ready to fit the side panniers.
Side panniers kit in the same colour as the motorcycle is
available from Ducati Spare Parts Department.
Kit includes all parts needed to install the panniers as
well as the relevant instructions.
1
fig. 45
46
4
Lifting the fuel tank
Unscrew the 2 screws (1, fig. 47) that hold the cover to
the tank support. Remove the cover sliding it off the
ignition switch.
Pull and lift the clip (2, fig. 48) off the tank support.
Lift the tank and unhook the support rod (3, fig. 49). Rest
the tank onto the rod as shown in the figure.
When you are finished, reverse the above procedure to
refit all the parts you have removed.
Warning
Make sure the fuel in the tank is less than 5 litres
(the fuel wrning light on the instrument panel should be
on) or fuel may leak out through the filler plug breather.
1
fig. 47
2
E
fig. 48
fig. 49
47
Cleaning and changing air filters
Replace air filter at the required intervals shown in the
routine maintenance chart (see Warranty Card). The air
box is accessible after lifting the fuel tank.
Undo the clips (1, fig. 50) of the cover on both sides of
the air box, then remove cover (2).
Remove the filter (3, fig. 51) and fit a new one.
E
Important
A dirty filter will reduce air intake, increase fuel
consumption, reduce engine power, and foul the spark
plugs. Do not use the motorcycle without filter or
suspended matters could get into the engine and cause
damage.
Install the filter properly into its seat in the air box as
shown in figure 51 and refit all the parts you have
removed.
Important
If you are using the motorcycle on dusty or very
wet roads, replace filter more frequently than
recommended intervals (see Warranty Card).
2
1
fig. 50
3
fig. 51
48
Checking the coolant level
Check the coolant level in the expansion tank, on the RH
side of the motorcycle.
The coolant level must be between the MAX and MIN
marks (fig. 52).
Top up if the level is too low.
Remove the r.h. side guard of the instrument panel.
Unscrew the filler (1, fig. 53) and add a mixture
consisting of water and antifreeze SHELL Advance
Coolant or Glycoshell (35-40% of the volume) up to MAX
mark.
E
Refit the filler (1) and reassemble all removed parts.
fig. 52
This mixture improves operating conditions (coolant will
start freezing at –20 °C/ -4 °F).
Coolant circuit capacity: 3.5 cu dm (liters).
Warning
Place the motorcycle on a flat surface and make
sure the engine is cold before proceeding.
CLOSE
1
OPEN
fig. 53
49
Checking brake and clutch fluid level
Fluid level should never fall below the MIN mark on
each reservoir (fig. 54). If level drops below the limit, air
might get into the circuit and affect the operation of the
system involved.
Brake and clutch fluid must be topped up and changed at
the intervals specified in the routine maintenance chart
(see Warranty Card) by a Ducati Dealer or authorized
workshop.
E
Brake system
If you find exceeding play on brake lever or pedal and
brake pads are still in good condition, contact your Ducati
Dealer or an authorized workshop to have the system
inspected and any air drained out of the circuit.
Warning
Brake and clutch fluid will damage paintwork and
plastic parts if accidentally spilled.
Important
It is recommended all brake and clutch lines be
changed every four years.
Clutch system
If the control lever has exceeding play and the
transmission snatches or jams as you try to engage a
gear, it means that there is air in the circuit. Contact your
Ducati Dealer or an authorized workshop to have the
system inspected and air drained out.
Warning
Clutch fluid level will increase as clutch plate friction
material wears down. Do not exceed specified level
(3 mm above minimum level).
MAX
MIN
fig. 54
50
Checking brake pads for wear
Front brake (fig. 55)
To facilitate inspection without removing the pads from
the calipers, brake pads have a wear mark. If the grooves
in the friction material are still visible, the pad is still in
good condition.
MIN
1 mm
Rear brake (fig. 55)
The friction material on each pad should be at least
1 mm thick.
Important
Have the brake pads replaced at a Ducati Dealer or
authorized workshop.
E
fig. 55
51
E
Lubricating cables and joints
The condition of the outer sheaths of the throttle and
cold start cables should be checked at regular intervals.
The sheaths should show no signs of squeezing or
cracking. Work the controls to make sure the cable slides
smoothly inside the sheath: if you feel any friction or hard
spots, have the cable replaced by your Ducati Dealer or
authorized workshop. To prevent these failures, smear
the ends of the Bowden cables with SHELL Advance
Grease or Retinax LX2 at regular intervals.
1
For the throttle cable, it is best to remove the cover (1,
fig. 56) by unscrewing the two fastening screws (2) and
then grease the cable end and the pulley.
2
fig. 56
Warning
When refitting the cover, be sure to slide the cable
properly onto the suitable pulley and inside the guide in
the cover (3, fig. 57).
Refit the cover and tighten the screws (2).
To ensure smooth operation of the stand joints, clean off
any dirt and apply SHELL Alvania R3 at all points exposed
to friction.
3
52
fig. 57
Throttle cable adjustment
The throttle twistgrip must have a free play of 1.5 - 2 mm
measured at the edge of the twistgrip, at all positions of
the handlebars. If it needs adjusting, use the suitable
adjuster (1, fig. 58) provided on the throttle control.
1,5 ÷ 2 mm
E
1
fig. 58
53
Charging the battery (fig. 59)
Before charging the battery, it is best to remove it from
the motorcycle.
Remove the r.h. side fairing (see page 46), undo the
screw (1) and remove the upper bracket.
Always disconnect the black negative terminal (-) first,
and then the red positive terminal (+).
E
Warning
Keep the battery out of the reach of children.
Charge the battery at 1 A for 5-10 hours.
Warning
Batteries develop explosive gases: keep it away
from heat sources.
Charge the battery in a ventilated room.
Connect the battery charger leads to the battery
terminals (red to positive terminal +, black to negative
terminal -).
Important
Make sure the charger is off when you connect the
battery to it, or you might get sparks at the battery
terminals that could ignite the gases inside the cells.
Always connect the red positive (+) terminal first.
-
1
+
Reinstall the battery on its mount and secure the upper
bracket with the screw (1). Apply some grease on the
fastening screws to improve conductive capacity and
connect the terminals.
fig. 59
54
Chain tensioning
Turn the rear wheel slowly until you find the position
where chain tension is tightest.
Put motorcycle on the centre stand and push the chain
up pressing with a finger at mid-length of swingarm. The
lower stretch of chain must have a slack (fig. 60) of
30 mm (ST2)
32 mm (ST4).
Chain tension is adjusted as follows:
Slacken the nut (1, fig. 61) of the wheel spindle, tighten
(turn clockwise) or slacken the screw (2) on either side of
the swingarm equally to increase or reduce chain
tension. If you are slackening the chain, you will have to
push the wheel forward.
E
30 mm (ST2)
32 mm (ST4)
fig. 60
Important
Improper chain tension will lead to early wear of
transmission parts.
Make sure you have adjusted to the same setting marks
on both sides of the swingarm.
This will ensure perfect wheel alignment.
Grease the thread of the wheel spindle nut (1) with
SHELL Retinax HDX2 grease and torque nut to 83 Nm.
Grease the threads of adjusting screws (2) with SHELL
Alvania R3 grease and torque them to 8 Nm.
1
2
fig. 61
55
Chain lubrication
The chain fitted on your motorcycle has O-ring that keep
dirt out of and lubricant inside the sliding parts. The seals
might be irreparably damaged if the chain is cleaned
using any solvent other than those specific for O-ring
chains or washed using steam or water jets. After
cleaning, blow the chain dry or dry it using absorbent
material and apply SHELL Advance Chain or Advance
Teflon Chain on each link.
E
Important
Using non-specific lubricants may lead to severe
damage to chain, front and rear sprocket.
Replacing bulbs
Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the
new one complies with voltage and wattage as specified
on page 77, “Electric System”, for that lighting device.
Headlamp (fig. 62)
To gain access to headlamp bulbs remove the side
guards of the instrument panel (see page 44). To facilitate
this operation, you may remove the screw (1, fig. 62) that
holds the instrument panel to the headlamp holder and
lift the instrument panel.
1
fig. 62
56
Disassembly
R.h. low beam bulb:
remove the rubber cover. Press the lower quick-release
button to disconnect the connector (1, fig. 63).
BLACK
L.h. high beam bulb (fig. 64):
disconnect the connector of the white bulb cable from
the front wiring. Remove the rubber cover from the
headlamp body and pull out the bulb cable.
Note
The black ground cable connector does not need to
be disconnected to replace the headlamp bulbs.
Release the clip (3) that secures the bulb and remove it
from the socket (fig. 63 and 64). Replace the bulb.
Note
Be careful to hold the new bulb at the base only.
Never touch the transparent body with your fingers or it
will blacken resulting in reduced bulb brilliancy.
E
1
3
fig. 63
3
WHITE
fig. 64
57
Reassembly
Insert the locating pegs of the bulb base into their seats
to obtain correct alignment (fig. 65).
Hook the clip (3) to the headlamp holders; reconnect the
cables and refit the rubber cover.
E
3
3
fig. 65
To change the parking light bulb, pull out the bulb holder
(4, fig. 66) from the rear of headlamp first.
Remove the bulb and fit a new one.
4
fig. 66
58
Instrument panel (fig. 67)
Remove the headlamp fairing to reach the instrument
panel bulbs. Extract the lamp holder from behind the
instrument and pull out the bulb from its holder to
replace it. The bulb holder cables are numbered to avoid
confusion in the event more bulbs need replacing at the
same time. Be sure to match the numbers marked on
the connectors in the instrument panel.
Note
The bulb holders of the instrument panel lights have
a tag (A) to aid removal without risking to tear the cables.
4
2
1
5
E
3
A
fig. 67
59
Turn indicators
The bulbs of the turn indicators are accessible after
removing the instrument panel side guards.
E
Front:
Turn the bulb holder (1, fig. 68) anticlockwise and remove
it from indicator body. Withdraw the burnt-out bulb and
replace it.
Refit the bulb holder with the round slot pointing upward
and turn it clockwise until it locks in place in the indicator
body.
UP
CLOSED
OPEN
DOWN
1
fig. 68
Rear:
remove the screw (2, fig. 69) and detach the glass (3)
from the indicator body holder.
The bulb is of the banjo-type: press and rotate anticlockwise to remove; fit the spare bulb by pressing and
turning clockwise until it clicks.
Refit the glass sliding the small tab (A) into the suitable
slot in the indicator body holder and tighten the screw
(2).
A
2
3
fig. 69
60
Number plate light
To expose the number plate bulb, withdraw the lamp
holder from the number plate holder, then extract the
bulb and replace it.
1
E
fig. 70
Stop light
To replace the stop and parking light bulb, unscrew the
two screws (1, fig. 70) that secure the glass and remove
glass. The bulb is of the banjo-type: press and rotate anticlockwise to remove; fit the spare bulb by pressing and
turning clockwise until it clicks (fig.71). Refit the glass
and tighten the screws (1).
fig. 71
61
E
Beam setting (fig.72)
When checking beam setting, put the motorcycle
upright. Tyres should be inflated at the correct pressure
and one person should be sitting astride the motorcycle,
keeping it at right angles to its longitudinal axis. Place the
motorcycle opposite a wall or a screen, 10 meters apart
from it, then draw a horizontal line dictated by headlamp
center and a vertical one in line with the longitudinal axis
of motorcycle.
If possible, perform this check in dim light.
Switch on the low beam. The height of the light spot
(measured at the upper limit between dark and lighted-up
area) should not exceed 9/10th of the height from ground
of headlamp center.
Note
The procedure described here is in compliance with
the “Italian Standard” establishing the maximum height
of the light beam. Owners in other countries will adapt
said procedure to the provisions in force in their
countries.
62
9 x
10
x
10 m
fig. 72
The height of the light beam can be corrected using the
screw (1, fig. 73) on the left side of the headlamp.
Remove the left side guard of the instrument panel to
expose the screw. Turn the screw anticlockwise to lower
the beam, clockwise to raise it.
UP
E
1
The side position of the headlamp is adjusted using the
adjusting screw (2, fig. 74) on the right side of headlamp.
Remove the right side guard of the instrument panel (see
page 44) to expose the screw. Turn the screw
anticlockwise to move the beam to the right, clockwise
to move it to the left.
DOWN
fig. 73
min-1
x1000
RIGHT
2
LEFT
fig. 74
63
E
Tyres
Tyre pressure
Rider + luggage
Front:
2.1 bar - 2.3 Kg/sq cm
Rear:
2.2 bar - 2.4 Kg/sq cm
Warning
A tyre must be replaced when punctured. Replace
tyres with recommended standard tyres only.
Be sure to tighten the valve caps securely to avoid leaks
when riding. Never use tube type tyres. Failure to heed
this warning may lead to sudden tyre bursting and to
serious danger to rider and passenger.
Rider + passenger + luggage
Front:
2.4 bar - 2.5 Kg/sq cm
Rear:
2.8 bar - 2.9 Kg/sq cm
After replacing a tyre, the wheel must be balanced.
As tyre pressure is affected by temperature and altitude
variations, you are advised to check and adjust it
whenever you are riding in areas where ample variations
in temperature or altitude occur.
Warning
If tyres need replacing, contact a Ducati Dealer or
authorized workshop to make sure wheels are removed
and refitted correctly.
Important
Check and set tyre pressure when tyres are cold.
To avoid front wheel rim distortion, when riding on
bumpy roads, increase tyre pressure by 0.2 - 0.3 bar.
Tyre repair or replacement
In the event of a tiny puncture, tubeless tyres will take a
long time to deflate, as they tend to keep air inside. If
you find low pressure on one tyre, check the tyre for
punctures.
64
Important
Do not remove or shift the wheel balancing
weights.
Minimum tread depth
Measure tread depth (S, fig. 75) at the point where tread
is most worn down. It should not be less than 2 mm and
anyway not below the legal limit.
Important
Visually inspect the tyres at regular intervals for
detecting cracks and cuts, especially on the side walls,
bulges or large spots that are indicative of internal
damage. Replace them if badly damaged.
Remove any stones or other foreign bodies caught in the
tread.
E
fig. 75
65
2
1
Important
Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a
Ducati dealer or authorized workshop at regular intervals,
as specified in the routine maintenance chart (see
Warranty Card).
Viscosity
SAE 10W-40
The other viscosity degrees indicated in the table can be
used if the local average temperature is within the limits
specified for that oil viscosity.
fig. 76
10W
Multigrade Unigrade
E
Checking engine oil level (fig. 76)
Engine oil level can be checked through the sight glass
(1) provided on the clutch cover.
When checking oil level, the motorcycle should be
upright and the engine warm.
Allow a few minutes for oil to settle to a steady level
after stopping the engine.
Oil level should be between the marks near the sight
glass.
Top up oil level with SHELL Advance Ultra 4, if low.
Undo the filler plug (2) and top up to correct level.
Refit the plug.
20W
20
30
40
20W–40 20W–50
15W–40 15W–50
10W–40
10W–30
–10
66
0
10
20
30
40°C
Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs (fig. 77)
Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and
should be checked at regular intervals. This is done quite
easily and quickly and provides a good measure of
engine condition.
Remove the l.h. fairing, remove the spark plug caps and
spark plugs from the cylinder head using the wrench
supplied with the bike.
Check the color of the insulating ceramic material of the
central electrode: a light brown, even color is a sign of
good engine condition. If color has altered or you find any
dark deposits, change the spark plug and report this to
your Dealer or authorized workshop.
Check wear on the central electrode. If it looks worn out
or has a vitreous appearance, change the spark plug.
Check electrode gap: it should be 0.6-0.7 mm.
Important
If the gap needs adjusting, be very careful when
bending the side electrode. If gap is too wide or too
close, engine performance will be affected. This could
also cause difficult starting or irregular idling.
Clean the electrode and the insulating material accurately
using a small metal brush and check seal condition.
Clean the seat in the cylinder head. Be careful not to let
any foreign matters fall into the combustion chamber.
Refit spark plug into cylinder head. Snug it finger-tight
until it is fully seated into the head. Tighten the spark
plug to 20 Nm.
If you do not have a torque wrench, you can use the
wrench supplied with the tool kit to tighten the spark
plug an additional 1/2 turn.
Important
Never use spark plugs with a heat rating other than
recommended or a thread length other than standard.
Spark plugs should be tightened properly.
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0,6÷0,7 mm
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Cleaning the motorcycle
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 only. Prefer biodegradable
products. Avoid aggressive detergents or solvents.
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Important
Do not wash your motorcycle right after use. When
the motorcycle is still hot, water drops will evaporate
faster and spot hot surfaces.
Never clean the motorcycle using hot or high-pressure
water jets.
Cleaning the motorcycle with water cleaners may lead to
seizure or severe failure of front fork, wheel hub
assembly, electric system, front fork seals, air inlets or
exhaust silencers and adversely affect the operation of
motorcycle safety features.
Clean off stubborn dirt or exceeding grease from engine
parts using a degreasing agent. Be sure to avoid contact
with drive parts (chain, sprockets, etc.)
Rinse with warm water and dry all surfaces with chamois
leather.
Warning
Braking performance may be impaired immediately
after washing the motorcycle.
Never grease or lubricate the brake discs. Loss of
braking and further accidents may occur. Clean the discs
with an oil-free solvent.
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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;
remove tank drain plug and seal and drain all fuel from
tank;
pour a few drops of engine oil into the cylinders through
the spark plug seats, then crank the engine by hand a
few times so a protective film of oil will spread on
cylinder inner walls;
place the motorcycle on the service stand;
disconnect and remove the battery. Battery should be
checked and charged whenever the motorcycle has been
left unridden for over a month;
protect the motorcycle with a suitable canvas available
from Ducati Performance. This will protect paintwork and
let condensate breathe out.
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.
It is the Owner’s responsibility to have any parts not in
compliance with the standards in force in his/her country
replaced with spare parts complying with local law.
TECHNICAL DATA
Overall dimensions (mm) (fig. 78)
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Weights
Dry weight:
209 Kg (ST2); 215 Kg (ST4).
Carrying full load:
420 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 motorcycle.
fig. 78
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Top-ups
Type of fluid
cu dm(liters)
Fuel tank, including a reserve
of 6 cu dm (liters).
Unleaded fuel
95 fuel octane rating (at least)
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Oil sump and oil filter
SHELL Advance Ultra 4
3.4 (ST2)
3.8 (ST4)
Front/Rear brake and clutch circuits
Special fluid for hydraulic systems
SHELL-Advance Brake DOT 4
—
Protectant for electric contacts
Spray for electric systems
SHELL-Advance Contact Cleaner
—
Front fork
SHELL-Advance Fork 7.5 or Donax TA
0.492 (each leg)
Cooling circuit
Antifreeze SHELL – Advance Coolant or
Glycoshell 35-40% + water
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Additives to fuel or lubricants are not allowed.
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Desmodromic timing system (fig. 79)
1) Opening (or upper) rocker.
2) Opening rocker shim.
3) Split rings.
4) Closing (or lower) rocker shim.
5) Return spring for lower rocker.
6) Closing (or lower) rocker.
7) Camshaft.
8) Valve.
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ST2
Engine
Twin cylinder, four-stroke, 90° “L” type, longitudinal.
Bore:
94 mm
Stroke:
68 mm
Total displacement:
944 c.c.
Compression ratio:
1:10.2±0.5
Max. power at crankshaft (95/1/EC):
61 kW – 83 HP at 8500 rpm
Max torque at crankshaft (95/1/EC):
84 Nm at 6500 rpm
Max. rotation speed
9000 rpm
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Important
Do not exceed specified rotation speed limits under
any running condition.
Timing system
Desmodromic (type) with two valves per cylinder,
operated by four rockers (2 opening rockers and 2
closing rockers) and an overhead camshaft. It is operated
by the crankshaft through spur gears, belt rollers and
toothed belts.
5
2
7
8
3
4
6
fig. 79
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ST4
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Engine
Twin cylinder, four-stroke, 90° “L” type, longitudinal.
Bore:
94 mm
Stroke:
66 mm
Total displacement:
916 c.c.
Compression ratio:
1:11.0±0.5
Max. power at crankshaft (95/1/EC):
77 kW – 105 HP at 9500 rpm
Max torque at crankshaft (95/1/EC):
89 Nm at 7250 rpm
Max. rotation speed
10,000 rpm
Desmodromic timing system (fig. 80)
1) Opening (or upper) rocker.
2) Opening rocker shim.
3) Split rings.
4) Closing (or lower) rocker shim.
5) Return spring for lower rocker.
6) Closing (or lower) rocker.
7) Camshaft.
8) Valve.
Important
Do not exceed specified rotation speed limits under
any running condition.
Timing system
Desmodromic (type) with four valves per cylinder,
operated by eight rockers (4 opening rockers and 4
closing rockers) and two overhead camshafts. It is
operated by the crankshaft through spur gears, belt
rollers and toothed belts.
1
7
6
4
3 6
2
1
5
8
fig. 80
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Performance data
Maximum speed in any gear should be reached only
after a correct running-in period with the motorcycle
properly serviced at the recommended intervals.
Max. speed (rider alone):
225 Km/h (ST2); 245 Km/h (ST4).
Spark plugs
Make:
CHAMPION
Type:
RA 4 HC (ST2)
RA 59 GC (ST4).
Brakes
Front brake
With double drilled disc.
Material:
steel
Disc diameter:
320 mm
Hydraulically operated by a control lever on right
handlebar.
Braking surface:
88 sq cm
Brake calipers with separate pistons.
Make:
BREMBO
Type:
30/34-4 pistons
Friction material:
FERIT I/D 450 FF (ST2); TOSHIBA TT2802 (ST4).
Master cylinder type:
PS 16.
Rear brake
With fixed drilled steel disc.
Disc diameter:
245 mm
Hydraulically operated by a pedal on RH side.
Braking surface:
25 sq cm
Brake calipers with separate pistons.
Make:
BREMBO
Type:
P 34 (ST2); P 32 (ST4).
Friction material:
FERIT I/D 450 FF
Master cylinder type:
PS 11.
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Warning
Brake fluid can dissolve paintwork and cause
severe eye and skin injuries in the event of accidental
spilling. Wash the affected area with abundant running
water.
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Transmission
Dry clutch operated by a control lever on left handlebar.
Drive is transmitted from engine to gearbox main shaft
via spur gears.
Gear ratio:
32/59.
6-speed gearbox with constant mesh gears, gear change
pedal on left side of motorcycle.
Front/rear sprocket ratio:
15/42 (ST2); 15/43 (ST4).
Total gear ratios:
1st gear 15/37
2nd gear 17/30
3rd gear 20/27
4th gear 22/24
5th gear 24/23
6th gear 28/24
Drive chain from gearbox to rear wheel:
Make:
DID
Type:
525 HV.
Size:
5/8"x5/16"
Links:
102
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Important
The above gear ratios are the homologated ones
and under no circumstances must they be modified.
If you wish to tune up your motorcycle for competitive
trials, you may refer to Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. who
will be glad to provide information about the special
ratios available. Relevant instructions and original spare
parts are available from your local Dealer or authorized
workshop.
Warning
If the rear sprocket needs replacing, contact a
Ducati Dealer or an authorized workshop. If improperly
replaced, this component could seriously endanger your
safety and that or your passenger, and cause irreparable
damage to your motorcycle.
Frame
Tubular trellis frame with upper section made of highstrength steel.
Steering angle (on each side):
30°
Headstock angle:
24°
Trail:
102 mm
Wheels
Three-spoke, light-alloy rims.
Tyres
Front tyre
Tubeless, radial tyre.
Size:
120/70-ZR17.
Rear tyre
Tubeless, radial tyre.
Size:
170/60-ZR17 (ST2);
180/55-ZR17 (ST4).
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Front wheel
Make:
BREMBO
Dimensions:
3.50x17"
Rear wheel
Make:
BREMBO
Dimensions:
5.50x17"
Both wheel spindles can be removed.
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Suspensions
Available colours
Front
Hydraulic upside-down fork provided with outer adjuster
for rebound, compression, and preload (for inner springs
of fork legs).
Stanchion diameter:
43 mm
Travel along leg axis:
130 mm
ST2 model
Ducati anniversary red 473.101;
Ducati metallic blue 291.800;
Ducati metallic grey 291.601;
Ducati yellow 473.201.
Rear
Of the progressive type, thanks to a rocker arm
connecting frame and upper pivot point of the shock
absorber. The shock absorber enables the adjustment of
rebound and compression damping and spring preload.
At the bottom pivot point it is connected to a steel
swingarm. The swingarm hinges on a pivot pin passing
through the engine. The whole system gives the bike
excellent stability.
Travel:
65 mm
Rear wheel travel:
148 mm
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ST4 model
Ducati anniversary red 473.101;
Ducati metallic blue 291.800;
Ducati yellow 473.201.
Metal-color rims & frame.
Electric system
Basic electric items are:
Headlamp consisting of the following:
12V-55W low beam unit, poly-ellipsoidal with capacitor;
12V-55W high beam unit
12V-5W parking light.
Instrument panel, 12V-1.2W warning lights; 12V-2W
and 3W instrument lights.
Electrical controls on handlebar.
Turn indicators, 12V-10W bulbs.
Horn.
Stop light switches.
Battery 12V-10 Ah.
Generator 12V-520W.
Electronic voltage regulator (rectifier), protected by a
40 A fuse.
Starter motor, 12V-0.7 kW.
Tail light, 12V-5/21W double-filament bulb for stop light
and parking light; 12V-5W bulb for number plate light.
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fig. 81
A
B
C
Note
See “Replacing bulbs” on page 56 for relevant
instructions.
fig. 82
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Fuses
The main fuse box (fig. 81) is located on the frame left
side, behind the headlamp.
To access the fuse box, remove the left side guard of the
instrument panel (see page 44).
To expose the fuses, take off the box protective cover
(1). Mounting position and ampere capacity are marked
on box cover.
7 fuses are connected to the system. There is one spare
fuse.
Three fuses (fig. 82) placed behind the control unit
protect the relays of the injection system. Their ratings
are: 7.5 A (A); 20 A (B); 5 A (C).
The fuse located on a side of the battery (fig. 83) protects
the electronic regulator. Remove the fuse cap (2) to
expose it.
A blown fuse is identified by the interrupted inner
filament (3, fig. 84).
2
fig. 83
Important
Switch the ignition key to OFF before replacing
the fuse to avoid possible short circuits.
Warning
Never use a fuse with a rating other than specified.
Failure to observe this rule may damage the electric
system or even lead to fire.
3
IN GOOD CONDITION
3
BLOWN
fig. 84
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Legend of the wiring diagram of electric
system/injection
1) Right switch
2) Key-operated switch
3) Ignition relay
4) Fuse box
5) Turn indicator flasher
6) Lights relay
7) Starter motor
8) Starter contactor
9) Battery
10) Water temperature sensor
11) Electric fan relay
12) Electric fan
13) Rear right-turn indicator
14) Tail light
15) Number plate light
16) Rear left-turn indicator
17) Power outlet
18) Fuel tank
19) Diagnosis connector
20) Horizontal cylinder coil
21) Vertical cylinder coil
22) Horizontal cylinder spark plug
23) Vertical cylinder spark plug
24) Horizontal cylinder injector
25) Vertical cylinder injector
26) Throttle position sensor
27) Engine rpm/timing sensor
28) Coolant temperature sensor
29) Injection/ignition unit
30) Injection relay fuses
31) Horn
32) Regulator fuse
33) Regulator
34) Generator
35) Stand light switch
36) Neutral light switch
37) Oil pressure switch
38) Rear stop light switch
39) Front stop light switch
40) Left switch
41) Air pressure sensor
42) Air temperature sensor
43) Instrument panel
44) LCD
45) Front left-turn indicator
46) Headlamp
47) Front right-turn indicator
48) Safety relay
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Wire color coding
P Pink
G Green
W White
O Orange
Y Yellow
B Blue
Bn Brown
R Red
V Violet
Gr Grey
Lb Light blue
Bk Black
Note
The system wiring diagrams are at the end of this
manual.
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Legend of fuse box
Pos.
Description
Rat.
A-1
Main switch
30 A
B-2
High and low beams
15 A
C-3
Turn indicators, warning lights, parking 7.5 A
lights and instrument panel lights
D-4
Stop, warning horn
7.5 A
E-5
Display
3A
F-6
Right switch
7.5 A
G-7
Power outlet
20 A
H-8
Spare
3A
Reporting of safety defects
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could
cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should
immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Ducati
North America. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it
may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety
defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall
and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become
involved in individual problems between you, your dealer,
or Ducati North America. To contact NHTSA, you may
either call the Auto Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-800-4249393 (or 366-0123 in Washington, D.C. area) or write to:
NHTSA, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington,
D.C. 20590. You can also obtain other information about
motor vehicle safety from the Hotline.
Safety warnings
Traffic Rules vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Know
the regulations in your jurisdiction before riding this
motorcycle.
Warning
This motorcycle is designed and intended for use
on streets and other smooth, paved areas only. Do not
use this motorcycle on unpaved surfaces. Such use could
lead to upset or other accident.
Noise emission warranty
Ducati Motor S.p.A. warrants that this exhaust system, at
the time of sale, meets all applicable U.S. EPA Federal
noise standards. This warranty extends to the first
person who buys this exhaust system for purposes other
than resale, and to all subsequent buyers. Warranty
claims should be directed to: Ducati North America, Inc.,
237 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, New Jersey, 074441028 Tel: 001.973.839-2600 • Fax: 001.973.839-2331.
Noise and exhaust emission control system
information
Source of Emissions
The combustion process produces carbon monoxide and
hydrocarbons. Control of hydrocarbons is very important
because under certain conditions, they react to form
photochemical smog when subjected to sunlight. Carbon
monoxide does not react in the same way, but is toxic.
Ducati utilizes lean carburetor settings and other systems
to reduce carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons.
Exhaust Emission Control System
The Exhaust Emission Control System is composed of
lean carburetor settings, and no adjustments should be
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made except idle speed adjustments with the throttle
stop screw. The Exhaust Emission Control System is
separate from the crankcase emission control system.
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Crankcase Emission Control System
The engine is equipped with a closed crankcase system
to prevent discharging crankcase emissions into the
atmosphere. Blow-by gas is returned to the combustion
chamber through the air cleaner and the throttle body.
Evaporative Emission Control System
California motorcycles are equipped with an evaporative
emission control system which consists of a charcoal
canister and associated piping. This system prevents the
escape of fuel vapors from the throttle body and fuel
tank.
Tampering warning
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited. Federal
Law prohibits the following acts or causing thereof:
(1) the removal or rendering inoperative by any person,
other than for purposes of maintenance, repair, or
replacement, of any device or element of design
incorporated into any new vehicle for the purpose of
noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate
purchaser or while it is in use; or
(2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of
design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any
person.
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Among those acts presumed to constitute tampering
are the acts listed below:
(1) Removal of, or puncturing the muffler, baffles, header
pipes or any other component which conducts exhaust
gases.
(2) Removal or puncturing of any part of the intake
system.
(3) Lack of proper maintenance.
(4) Replacing any moving part of the vehicle, or parts of
the exhaust or intake system, with parts other than those
specified by the manufacturer.
This product should be checked for repair or replacement
if the motorcycle noise has increased significantly
through use. Otherwise, the owner may become subject
to penalties under state and local ordinances.
Problems that may affect motorcycle emissions
If you are aware of any of the following symptoms, have
the vehicle inspected and repaired by your local Ducati
dealer.
Symptoms:
Hard starting or stalling after starting.
Rough idle.
Misfiring or backfiring during acceleration.
After-burning (backfiring).
Poor performance (driveability) and poor economy.
When the roadway is wet, rely more on the throttle to
control vehicle speed and less on the front and rear
brakes.
The throttle should also be used judiciously to avoid
skidding the rear wheel from too rapid acceleration or
deceleration.
On rough roads, exercise caution, slow down, and grip
the fuel tank with your knees for better stability.
When quick acceleration is necessary as in passing, shift
to a lower gear to obtain the necessary power.
Do not down shift at too high an r.p.m. to avoid damage
to the engine from overreving.
Avoiding unnecessary weaving is important to the safety
of both the rider and other motorists.
Do not exceed the legal speed limit or drive too fast for
existing conditions. High speed increases the influence
of any condition affecting stability and the loss of control.
Operate motorcycle only at moderate speed and out of
traffic until you have become thoroughly familiar with its
operation and handling characteristics under all
conditions. This is a very high performance motorcycle,
designed and intended for use by experienced careful
riders only!
A new motorcycle must be operated according to a
special break-in procedure (see Running in
recommendations).
Warning
Before starting engine, check for proper operation
of brake, clutch, shifter, throttle controls, correct fuel and
oil supply.
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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 important.
Do not let protective apparel give you a false sense of
security.
Before changing lanes, look over your shoulder to make
sure the way is clear. Do not rely solely on the rear view
mirror; you may misjudge a vehicle’s distance and speed,
or you may not see it at all.
When going up steep slopes, shift to a lower gear so that
there is plenty of power to spare rather than overloading
the engine.
When applying the brakes, use both the front and rear
brakes. Applying only one brake for sudden braking may
cause the motorcycle to skid and lose control.
When going down long slopes, control vehicle speed by
closing the throttle. Use the front and rear brakes for
auxiliary braking.
Riding at the proper rate of speed and avoiding
unnecessarily fast acceleration are important not only for
safety and low fuel consumption but also for long vehicle
life and quieter operation.
When riding in wet conditions or on loose roadway
surfaces, the ability to maneuver will be reduced. All of
your actions should be smooth under these conditions.
Sudden acceleration, braking or turning may cause loss
of control.
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Gasoline is extremely flammable and is explosive under
certain conditions. Refuell in a well ventilated area with
the engine stopped. Do not smoke or allow open flames
or sparks when refuelling or servicing the fuel system.
Always close the fuel petcock when the engine is not
running to prevent flooding of the throttle body. Do not
overfill fuel tank (see instructions page 41).
Motorcycle exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide
gas. Do not inhale exhaust gases and never run the
engine in a closed garage or confined area.
Use only Ducati approved parts and accessories.
This motorcycle was not intended to be equipped with a
sidecar or to be used to tow any trailer or other vehicle.
Ducati does not manufacture sidecars or trailers and
cannot predict the effects of such accessories on
handling or stability, but can only warn that the effects
will be adverse and any damage to motorcycle
components caused by the use of such accessories will
not be remedied under warranty.
Warning
Do not ride the motorcycle with helmets attached
to the hook; the helmets could cause an accident by
distracting the operator or interfering with normal vehicle
operation.
The exhaust system becomes very hot during operation,
never touch the exhaust system. Wear clothing that fully
covers your legs. Do not wear loose clothing which could
catch on the control levers, footrests, wheels, or chain.
Any amount of alcohol will significantly interfere with
your ability to safely operate your motorcycle. Don’t drink
and ride.
Vehicle identification number (VIN);
Every Ducati motorcycle is identified by two identification
numbers (see page 10). Figure A specifically shows the
frame identification numbers.
1) ST2 specific identification no.
2) ST4 specific identification no.
DUCATI
TYPE OF
MOTORCYCLE
MODEL
YEAR
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Protective apparel
Always wear a helmet. Most motorcycle accident
fatalities are due to head injuries.
For safety eye protection, gloves, and high top, sturdy
boots should also be worn.
PLANT OF
MANUFACTURE
1) ZDM 1T B 9 P ★ W B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2) ZDM 1T B 8 S ★ X B 0 0 0 0 0 0
★ Varies-can be thru 9 or X (Check digit)
fig. A
Label location (fig. B)
9
10
3
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1
2
1
4
8•
9
5
6
7
7•
fig. B
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OBJECT IN MIRROR ARE
CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR
Cod. 433 1 166 1A
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WARNING
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO LOOK THROUGH THIS FAIRING. THIS IS NOT
A WINDSHIELD, BUT AN AERODYNAMIC FAIRING ONLY; FAILURE
TO OBSERVE THIS WARNING COULD RESULT IN A COLLISION OR
UPSET AND CONSEQUENT SERIOUS BODILY INJURY.
Cod. 433 1 165 1A
HELMET HOLDER
UNDER THE SEAT
Tensione catena (sul cavalletto centrale)
Chain Tension Adjustment (on centre stand)
3
2
30 mm
4
Manufactured by
MOTORCYCLE NOISE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION
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THIS 1998 DUC46P0944 MOTORCYCLE, ZDM1TB9PXWB000001
MEETS EPA NOISE EMISSION REQUIREMENTS OF 80 dBA AT 4675 RPM BY
THE FEDERAL TEST PROCEDURE.
MODIFICATIONS WHICH CAUSE THIS MOTORCYCLE TO EXCEED FEDERAL
NOISE STANDARDS ARE PROHIBITED BY FEDERAL LAW.
SEE OWNER'S MANUAL.
Vehicle I.D. No.: ZDM1TB9PXWB000001
07/97
Cod. 432 1 234 1A
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VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION
Engine displacement: 944 cc
Engine family: WDUCC0944ST2
Engine exhaust control system: MFI
VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION
Engine displacement: 944 cc
Engine family: WDUCC0944ST2
Engine exhaust control system: MFI
Evap family:
THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO U.S. EPA AND
CALIFORNIA REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO 1998
MODEL YEAR NEW MOTORCYCLES AND IS
CERTIFIED TO 1.4 HC G/KM ENGINE FAMILY
EXHAUST EMISSION STANDARD IN CALIFORNIA
ENGINE TUNE-UP SPECIFICATIONS
THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO U.S. EPA
REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO 1998
MODEL YEAR NEW MOTORCYCLES
ENGINE TUNE-UP SPECIFICATIONS
ITEM
IGNITION TIMING:
IDLE SPEED (RPM):
IDLE MIXTURE:
SPECIFICATIONS
2° bTDC at idle speed
1200 ± 0.12 mm
INSTRUCTIONS
No adjustment
No adjustment
No adjustment
ITEM
IGNITION TIMING:
IDLE SPEED (RPM):
IDLE MIXTURE:
Opening 0.05 ± 0.12 mm
SPECIFICATIONS
2° bTDC at idle speed
1200 ± 0.12 mm
See Service Manual
Closing 0.03 ± 0.12 mm
SPARK PLUG: CHAMPION RA4HC
OIL: SAE 20W50
SPARK PLUG GAP (mm): 0.5 ÷ 0.6
FUEL: Unleaded gasoline
VALVE CLEARANCE (in & ex):
- BOLOGNA - ITALY
- BOLOGNA - ITALY
7●
7
WARNING
VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL LABEL
CONTAINS HIGHLY COMPRESSED GAS. USE ONLY
PERFECTLY DRY NITROGEN
GAS. OTHER GASES MAY
CAUSE EXPLOSION. DO NOT
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT : 944 cc. ENGINE FAMILY :
THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO U.S. EPA AND CALIFORNIA REGULATIONS
APPLICABLE TO 1998 MODEL YEAR NEW MOTORCYCLES.
EVAP FAMILY :
11●
TO HORIZONTAL MANIFOLD
TO VERTICAL MANIFOLD
9
WARM AIR INLET
10●
INSTRUCTIONS
No adjustment
No adjustment
No adjustment
Opening 0.05 ± 0.12 mm
See Service Manual
Closing 0.03 ± 0.12 mm
SPARK PLUG: CHAMPION RA4HC
OIL: SAE 20W50
SPARK PLUG GAP (mm): 0.5 ÷ 0.6
FUEL: Unleaded gasoline
VALVE CLEARANCE (in & ex):
CANISTER
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GVWR: 925.9 Lbs (420 kg)
GAWR front: 319.7 Lbs (145 kg) with 120/70ZR17 tire, MT 3.50x17 RIM at 32.7 PSI cold.
GAWR rear: 606.2 Lbs (275 kg) with 170/60ZR17 tire, MT 5.50x17 RIM at 36.9 PSI cold.
This vehicle conforms to all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety standards in effect on the date
of manufacture shown above.
Type classification: Motorcycle
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ITALY
CAUTION
NEVER FILL TANK SO FUEL LEVEL RISES INTO FILLER
NECK. IF TANK IS OVERFILLED, HEAT MAY CAUSE FUEL
TO EXPAND AND FLOW INTO EVAPORATIVE EMISSION
CONTROL SYSTEM RESULTING IN HARD STARTING AND
ENGINE HESITATION.
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Important
In the event of fuel system malfunction, contact
Ducati’s authorized Service Centres.
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fig. C
Ducati limited warranty on emission control
system
Ducati North America, Inc., 237 West Parkway, Pompton
Plains, New Jersey 07444-1028 warrants that each new
1998 and later Ducati motorcycle, that includes as
standard equipment a headlight, tail-light and stoplight,
and is street legal:
A) is designed, built and equipped so as to conform at
the time of initial retail purchase with all applicable
regulations of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources
Board; and
B) is free from defects in material and workmanship
which cause such motorcycle to fail to conform with
applicable regulations of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency or the California Air Resources Board
for a period of use, depending on the engine
displacement,of 12,000 kilometers (7,456 miles), if the
motorcycle’s engine displacement is less than 170 cubic
centimeters; of 18,000 kilometers (11,185 miles), if the
motorcycle’s engine displacement is equal to or greater
than 170 cubic centimeters but less than 280 cubic
centimeters; or of 30,000 kilometers (18,641 miles), if
the motorcycle’s engine displacement is 280 cubic
centimeters or greater; or 5 (five) years from the date of
initial retail delivery, whichever first occurs.
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I. Coverage
Warranty defects shall be remedied during customary
business hours at any authorized Ducati motorcycle
dealer located within the United States of America in
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California evaporation emission system
This system consists of (fig. C):
1) Warm air inlet;
2) Canister;
3) Dell’Orto jet;
4) Intake manifolds;
5) Breather pipe;
6) Fuel tank.
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compliance with the Clean Air Act and applicable
regulations of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency and the California Air Resources
Board. Any part or parts replaced under this warranty
shall become the property of Ducati.
In the state of California only, emissions related
warranted parts are specifically defined by that state’s
Emissions Warranty Parts List. These warranted parts
are: carburetor and internal parts; intake manifold; fuel
tank, fuel injection system; spark advance mechanism;
crankcase breather; air cutoff valves; fuel tank cap for
evaporative emission controlled vehicles; oil filler cap;
pressure control valve; fuel/vapor separator; canister;
igniters; breaker governors; ignition coils; ignition wires;
ignition points, condensers, and spark plugs if failure
occors prior to the first scheduled replacement, and
hoses, clamps, fittings and tubing used directly in these
parts. Since emission related parts may vary from model
to model, certain models may not contain all of these
parts and certain models may contain functionally
equivalent parts.
In the state of California only, Emission Control System
emergency repairs, as provided for in the California
Administrative Code, may be performed by other than an
authorized Ducati dealer. An emergency situation occurs
when an authorized Ducati dealer is not reasonably
available, a part is not available within 30 days, or a repair
is not complete within 30 days. Any replacement part can
be used in an emergency repair. Ducati will reimburse the
owner for the expenses, including diagnosis, not to
exceed Ducati’s suggested retail price for all warranted
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parts replaced and labor charges based on Ducati’s
recommended time allowance for the warranty repair and
the geographically appropriate hourly labor rate. The
owner may be required to keep receipts and failed parts
in order to receive compensation.
II. Limitations
This Emission Control System Warranty shall not cover
any of the following:
A. Repair or replacement required as a result of
(1) accident,
(2) misuse,
(3) repairs improperly performed or replacements
improperly installed,
(4) use of replacement parts or accessories not
conforming to Ducati specifications which adversely
affect performance and/or
(5) use in competitive racing or related events.
B. Inspections, replacement of parts and other services
and adjustments required for routine maintenance.
C. Any motorcycle on which odometer mileage has been
changed so that actual mileage cannot be readily
determined.
III. Limited liability
A. The liability of Ducati under this Emission Control
Systems Warranty is limited solely to the remedying of
defects in material or workmanship by an authorized
Ducati motorcycle dealer at its place of business during
customary business hours. This warranty does not cover
inconvenience or loss of use of the motorcycle or
and durability may be used in the performance of any
maintenance or repairs. However, Ducati is not liable for
these parts. The owner is responsible for the
performance of all required maintenance. Such
maintenance may be performed at a service
establishment or by any individual. The warranty period
begins on the date the motorcycle is delivered to an
ultimate purchaser.
Ducati North America, Inc..
237 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, 07444-1028
001.973.839-2600
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transportation of the motorcycle to or from the Ducati
dealer. Ducati shall not be liable for any other expenses,
loss or damage, whether direct, incidental, consequential
or exemplary arising in connection with the sale or use of
or inability to use the Ducati motorcycle for any purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of
any incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitations may not apply to you.
B. No express emission control system warranty is given
by Ducati except as specifically set forth herein. Any
emission control system warranty implied by law,
including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a
particular purpose, is limited to the express emission
control systems warranty terms stated in this warranty.
The foregoing statements of warranty are exclusive and
in lieu of all other remedies. Some states do not allow
limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts so the
above limitation may not apply to you.
C. No dealer is authorized to modify this Ducati Limited
Emission Control Systems Warranty.
IV. Legal rights
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may
also have other rights which vary from state to state.
V. This warranty is in addition to the Ducati limited
motorcycle warranty.
VI. Additional information
Any replacement part that is equivalent in performance
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ROUTINE MAINTENANCE RECORD
km/miles
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10,000
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30,000
40,000
50,000
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Mileage
Date