Ducati 996S Owner`s manual

Owner’s manual
DUCATI996S
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Hearty welcome among Ducati fans! Please accept our
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 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 centres.
Ducati Motor 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 S.p.A. reserves the right to make
any changes required by the future development of the
above-mentioned products.
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 a transfer of title occurs - must always
be handed over to the new owner.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
General 6
Warranty 6
Symbols 6
Useful information for safe riding 7
Carrying the max load allowed 8
Identification data 9
Controls 10
Position of motorcycle controls 10
Instrument panel 11
Keys 12
Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock 12
Left switch 13
Clutch lever 14
Cold start button 15
Right switch 15
Throttle twistgrip 16
Front brake lever 16
Rear brake pedal 17
Gear change pedal 17
Adjust,ent of gear change and rear brake pedals 18
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Main components and devices 19
Location 19
Tank filler plug 20
Seat catch and helmet hook 21
Side stand 22
Steering damper 23
Front fork adjusters 24
Rear shock absorber adjusters 26
Changing motorcycle track alignement 27
Directions for use 28
Running-in recommendations 28
Pre-ride checks 29
Starting the engine 30
Moving off 32
Braking 32
Stopping the motorcycle 33
Parking 33
Refueling 34
Maintenance 35
Tool kit and accessories 35
Routine maintenance 36
Main maintenance operations 39
Removing the fairing 39
Cleaning and changing air filters 41
Checking the coolant level 42
Checking brake and clutch fluid level 43
Checking brake pads for wear 44
Lubricating cables and joints 44
Throttle cable adjustment 45
Checking battery electrolyte level 46
Charging the battery 47
Adjusting headstock angle 48
Chain tension inspection 49
Chain lubrication 49
Replacing bulbs 50
Beam setting 53
Tubeless Tyres 54
Checking engine oil level 56
Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs 57
Cleaning the motorcycle 58
Storing the bike away 58
Important notes 58
Reporting of safety defects 70
Safety warnings 70
Noise emission warranty 70
Noise and exhaust emission control system information 70
Tampering warning 71
Riding safety 72
Protective apparel 73
Vehicle identification number (V.I.N.) 73
California evaporation emission system 76
Ducati limited warranty on emission control system 77
Routine maintenance record
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Technical data 59
Overall dimensions 59
Weights 59
Top-ups 60
Engine 61
Timing system 61
Performance data 62
Spark plugs 62
Brakes 62
Transmission 63
Frame 64
Wheels 64
Tyres 64
Suspensions 65
Electric system 66
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GENERAL
Warranty
In your own interest, and in order to guarantee product
reliability, you are strongly advised to refer to a Ducati
Dealer or Authorized Workshop for any servicing
requiring particular technical expertise. Our highly skilled
staff have access to the implements required to perform
any servicing job at best, using 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. 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 will be automatically invalidated.
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Symbols
Ducati Motor S.p.A. advises you to read this manual
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 S.p.A.
wishes you smooth, enjoyable riding - and will help you
keep the performance of your motorcycle unchanged for
a long time.
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 belt on the rear 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 gasoline on the engine
or on the exhaust pipe when refueling.
Do not smoke when refueling.
While refueling, you may inhale noxious gasoline vapors.
Should any gasoline 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.
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.
Even weight distribution is critical to preserving safety
features and avoiding trouble when performing sudden
manoeuvres or riding on bumpy roads.
Information about carrying capacity
The total weight of the motorcycle in running order
including rider, pillion passenger, luggage and additional
accessories should not exceed 310 Kg/683 lb.
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.
Make sure the tyres are inflated to the proper pressure
indicated at page 54 and that they are in good condition.
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Identification data
All Ducati motorcycles have two identification numbers,
for frame (fig. 1.1) and engine (fig. 1.2).
Frame number
Engine number
Note
These numbers identify the motorcycle model and
are required when ordering spare parts.
fig. 1.1
fig. 1.2
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CONTROLS
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.
Position of motorcycle controls (fig. 2)
1) Instrument panel.
2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock.
3) Left switch.
4) Clutch lever.
5) Cold start button.
6) Right switch.
7) Throttle twistgrip.
8) Front brake lever.
9) Gear change pedal.
10) Rear brake pedal.
fig. 2
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Important
Stop riding if the temperature reaches the max.
value, otherwise the engine might damage.
When parking light is on, the instrument panel is lighted.
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Important
If this light (6) stays on, stop the engine or it may
suffer severe damage.
7) Blue light
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Comes on when right high beam is on.
8) Water temperature indicator .
Indicates engine coolant temperature.
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Instrument panel (fig. 3)
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) Green light N.
Comes on when gearbox is in neutral.
4) Yellow light .
Comes on when there are about 4 liters (1.05 US Gall.)
fuel left in the tank.
5) Green light
.
Comes on and flashes when a turn indicator is on.
6) Red light
.
Comes on when engine oil pressure is too low. It comes
on when the ignition is switched to ON and normally
goes out a few seconds after engine starts.
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fig. 3
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Keys (fig. 4)
Your Ducati was delivered with two universal keys for
ignition, steering lock and seat catch and a key
identification plate (1).
Note
Separate the two keys and keep the identification
plate in a safe place.
Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock
(fig. 5)
It is located in front of the fuel tank and has four
positions:
A) ON: lights and engine enabled;
B) OFF: lights and engine disabled;
C) LOCK: steering locked;
D) P: parking light and steering lock.
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.
B
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C
D
fig. 4
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fig. 5
Left switch (fig. 6)
1) Switch, light switch, 3 positions:
Down = light 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.
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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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fig. 6
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
= high-beam flasher.
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Clutch lever (fig. 7)
Lever (1) disengages the clutch. The clutch lever is
provided with a dial adjuster (2) for lever distance
adjustment from the twistgrip on handlebar.
To set lever distance, push lever fully forward and turn
the dial adjuster (2) to one of its four positions.
Remember that position no. 1 gives maximum distance
between lever and twistgrip, whereas lever and twistgrip
are closest when adjuster is set to position no. 4.
When you operate lever (1), 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.
Warning
Set clutch and brake levers when motorcycle is
stopped.
Important
Using the clutch properly will avoid damage to
transmission parts and spare the engine.
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fig. 7
Cold start button (fig. 8)
This device is on the throttle twistgrip. Push the button
(3) to enable control. In this way, the throttle control (4)
will lightly turn, thus increasing the engine rotation
speed. Use this device to start the engine from cold
(page 30).
Important
Move the button (3) back to rest position once the
engine is warm. Turn the throttle twistgrip (4) clockwise
(slow down). Never use this device when the engine is
warm.
Right switch (fig. 9)
G) Switch for ENGINE STOP, two positions:
position
(RUN) = run.
position
(OFF) = stop.
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.
Important
Stopping the engine using switch (1) after riding
with the lights on and leaving the ignition key in the ON
position, may run the battery flat as the lights will remain
on.
2) Button
= engine start
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fig. 8
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Throttle twistgrip (fig. 9)
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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Front brake lever (fig. 9)
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.
The brake lever is provided with a dial adjuster (5) for
lever distance adjustment from twistgrip on handlebar.
Warning
Please read the instructions on pages 29 and 30
before using these controls.
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fig. 9
Rear brake pedal (fig. 10)
Push down on the pedal (1) with your foot to operate the
rear brake.
The system is hydraulically operated.
Gear change pedal (fig. 11)
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.
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fig. 11
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Adjustment of gear change and rear brake
pedals
Gear change and rear brake pedals can be set in a
preferred position relative to footpegs to better suit the
riding style of every rider.
To set the gear change pedal, lock linkage (1) and loosen
check nuts (2) and (3).
Note
Nut (2) has a left-hand thread.
Apply an open-end wrench to the hexagon portion of
linkage (1) and rotate linkage until the gear change pedal
is in the desired position.
Tighten both check nuts until they contact linkage.
To set the rear brake pedal:
loosen check nut (4).
Turn travel adjuster (5) until pedal is in the desired
position.
Tighten check nut (4).
Work the pedal by hand to make sure it has about
1.5 ÷ 2 mm /0.059 ÷ 0.079 in. free play before brake is
actuated.
If not so, set master cyilinder rod length as follows:
loosen the check nut (6) on the rod.
Tighten rod into fork (7) to increase free play or loosen it
to decrease play.
Tighten the check nut (6) and check play again.
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fig. 11.2
fig. 11.3
MAIN COMPONENTS AND DEVICES
Location (fig. 12)
1) Tank filler plug.
2) Seat catch.
3) Side stand.
4) Hook for helmet fastening cable.
5) Steering damper.
6) Rear view mirrors.
7) Front fork adjusters.
8) Rear shock absorber adjusters.
9) Motorcycle track alignment linkage.
fig. 12
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Tank filler plug (fig. 13)
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. In turn,
the key can only be taken out after the plug has been
closed.
Warning
Always make sure you have properly refitted (see
page 34) and closed the plug after each refueling.
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1/4
OPEN
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fig. 13
Opening (fig. 14.1)
Fit the ignition key into the lock (1) and turn the key
clockwise.
Pull gently the tail guard (2) outwards and lift it until it
rests onto the fuel tank.
On the rear end of the compartment underneath the
seat, there is the helmet fastening cable. Insert the cable
(A) into the helmet and insert the ends of the cable into
the hook. Leave the helmet hanging outside (fig. 14.2)
and refit the seat.
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.
Inserting the cable under the subframe from the left side
will enable you to lock the seat.
With the cable in any other position, the seat will not lock
properly.
Closing
Arrange all parts properly inside the compartment under
the seat.
Lower the tail guard to its horizontal position. Press on
the rear end (2) of the seat until you hear the catch click.
Pull the tail guard gently up to make sure it is firmly
secured to the frame.
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0
1
2
1
PUSH
Seat catch and helmet hook
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fig. 14.1
fig. 14.2
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Side stand (fig. 15)
Important
Before lowering the side stand, make sure that the
bearing surface is hard and flat.
Warning
The motorcycle can be started only if the side stand
is up as its safety device prevents engine start when the
stand is down.
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.
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.
Note
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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fig. 15
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Steering damper (fig. 16)
The steering damper is before the tank and is secured to
the frame and the steering head.
It gives improved steering accuracy and stability, thus
also improving motorcycle road behavior under any riding
conditions.
Turn the knob (1) clockwise for a harder setting (2),
counter clockwise for a softer setting (3).
A click identifies the different settings.
Warning
Never attempt to set knob (1) while riding, or you
may lose control of the motorcycle.
Important
In case the steering damper position is changed,
the steering damper must be adjusted (see page 48).
fig. 16
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Front fork adjusters
The front fork has rebound and compression damping
adjusters.
This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters:
1) (fig. 17.1) to adjust rebound damping;
2) (fig. 17.1) to adjust inner springs preload;
3) (fig. 17.2) to adjust compression damping.
Put and secure the motorcycle in vertical position.
Turn the adjuster (1) on fork leg top with a flat
screwdriver to adjust rebound damping.
To reach the adjuster (3), 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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fig. 17.1
STANDARD factory setting is as follows:
compression:
12 clicks;
rebound:
11 clicks.
Max. setting range for softest damping adjustment is 14
clicks (both for rebound and compression).
To change the preload of the spring inside each fork leg,
turn the hex. adjusting nut (2) with a 22-mm (0.87-in.)
hexagon wrench.
Preload setting range (A, fig. 17.1) is from 25 to 10
mm/0.98 to 0.39 in.
Factory setting is 20 mm/0.79 in.
Important
Adjust both fork legs to same settings.
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Rear shock absorber adjusters (fig. 18)
The rear shock absorber has outer adjusters that enable
you to adjust your motorcycle to the load.
The adjuster (1) located on the left side, on the
connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm,
controls rebound damping.
The adjuster (2) on the rear shock absorber expansion
reservoir controls compression damping.
Turn the adjusters (1 and 2) clockwise to increase
damping, anticlockwise to reduce it.
STANDARD setting:
turn the adjusters (1 and 2) all the way in (clockwise) then
slacken them 14 clicks.
Two ring nuts (3), located on the top section of the rear
shock absorber are used to adjust the outer spring
preload.
To change spring preload, slacken the upper ring nut.
Then tighten or slacken the lower ring nut to increase
or decrease spring preload as required.
shock absorber spring to maximum preload to improve
motorcycle handling and keep safe clearance from the
ground. You may find that rebound damping needs
readjusting.
Warning
Use a specific pin wrench only to turn the preload
adjusting nut. Be careful when turning the nut to avoid
hurting your hand hitting motorcycle parts. The pin may
slip out of the nut recess while carrying out such
operation.
The rear shock absorber is filled with gas under pressure
and may cause severe damage if taken apart by unskilled
persons.
Before carrying a passenger and a load, set the rear
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fig. 18
Changing motorcycle track alignment (fig. 19.2)
Motorcycle track alignment is the result of tests carried
out under different riding conditions by our technical
staff.
Modifying factory setting is a very delicate operation,
which may lead to serious damages if carried out by
unskilled people.
Before changing standard setting, measure the reference
value (H, fig. 19.1).
The rider can modify track alignment according to his/her
needs by changing working position of the rear shock
absorber, increasing/decreasing the distance between
the centers of linkage (2), loosening the nuts (3) of the
ball joints (1).
When finished, tighten the nuts (3).
fig. 19.1
Note
Please note that the lower nut (3) has left threading.
Warning
Length of linkage (2), included between the two
joint center lines (1), should not exceed 261 mm/10.27 in.
fig. 19.2
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DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Running-in recommendations
Max. rotation speed (fig. 20)
Rotation speed for running-in period and during standard
use (rpm):
1) up to 1,000 km - 621 miles;
2) from 1,000 to 2,500 km - 621 to 1,553 miles;
3) after 2,500 km - 1,553 miles.
Up to 1,000 km/621 miles
During the first 1,000 km/621 miles, keep an eye on the
revolution meter. The indicator must not exceed:
5,500-6,000 rpm.
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/62 miles, 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.
For all mechanical moving 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 and tighten it as required.
From 1,000 to 2,500 km/621 to 1,553 miles
At this point, you can squeeze some more power out of
your engine, being careful, however, never exceed:
7,000 rpm until covering the running-in distance (2,500
km/1,553 miles). Following these recommendations
strictly, will extend the life of your engine and reduce the
likelihood of overhauls or tune-ups.
fig. 20
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After 2,500 km/1,553 miles
After running-in, never exceed 10,000 rpm during the
motorcycle standard use.
Important
During the whole running-in period, the
maintenance and service rules recommended in the
warranty card should be observed carefully.
Failure to comply with these rules will release Ducati
Motor S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for resulting
engine damage or shorter engine life.
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 34).
Engine oil level
Check oil level in the sump through the sight glass. Top
up with recommended oil if needed (page 56).
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 42).
Tyre condition
Check tyre pressure and condition (page 54).
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 50).
Key-operated locks
Check that fuel filler plug and seat catch locks are closed
firmly.
Stand
Make sure side stand operates smoothly and is in the
correct position (page 22).
Warning
In case of malfunctioning, do not start the
motorcycle and call a DUCATI Dealer or Authorized
Workshop.
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Starting the engine
ON
N
F O
OF
PUSH
Note
Follow the “High ambient temperature” procedure
to start the engine when it is warm.
Important
The oil pressure light should go out a few seconds
after the engine has started (page 11).
If the light stays on, stop the engine and check oil level.
Never start the engine when oil pressure is too low.
Warning
The side stand must be fully up (in a horizontal
position) as its safety sensor prevents engine start when
down.
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O
K
Regular ambient temperature
(10 to 35 °C / 50 to 95 °F):
1) Move the ignition key to ON (fig. 21.1). Make sure
both the green light N and the red light
on the
instrument panel come on.
N
L OC
Warning
Before starting the engine, become familiar with
the controls you will need to use when riding.
P
IG N
IT
I
fig. 21.1
2) Press the button (1, fig. 21.2) on the throttle control.
3) Check that the stop switch (3, fig. 21.3) is positioned
to
(RUN), then press the starter button (4).
Let the engine start without using the throttle control.
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.
4) Turn the twistgrip (2, fig. 21.2) clockwise (slow down),
the button (1) will automatically disable.
Important
Do not rev up the engine when it is cold. Allow
some time for oil to warm up and reach all points that
need lubricating.
High ambient temperature (over 35 °C/95 °F):
Follow the same procedure, however, do not use the
button (1).
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.
fig. 21.2
3
4
fig. 21.3
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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 to second gear, close the throttle to slow
down engine, disengage the clutch right away, lift the
gear change lever and let go of clutch lever.
Repeat the same procedure to shift to 3rd, 4th, 5th and
6th.
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 lugging
the engine and stressing the motorcycle abnormally.
Important
Avoid harsh accelerations, as this may lead to
carburettor flooding 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.
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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
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 and affect
handling and road holding while turning.
N
F O
OF
N
L OC
K
O
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.
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.
PUSH
Important
Never leave the key in the ON position when
engine is stopped, or this will damage the electric
components.
Parking
Stop and park the motorcycle on the side stand (see
page 22). To avoid theft, turn the handlebar fully left and
block it by pushing in the ignition key and turning it to the
LOCK position (fig. 22.1).
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 or sparks.
You may leave the parking lights on by turning the key to
position P (fig. 22.1).
PUSH
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
(page 12).
P
IG N
IT
I
fig. 22.1
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Refueling (fig. 22.2)
Never overfill the tank when refueling. Fuel should never
be touching the rim of filler recess.
Warning
Be sure there is no fuel trapped in the filler recess.
;;;;;
;;;;;
Max level
fig. 22.2
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MAINTENANCE
1
Tool kit and accessories (fig. 23)
The compartment (1) under the tail guard holds:
an Owner’s manual;
a helmet fastening cable;
a tool bag for usual maintenance and checks.
To reach this compartment, the tail guard must be lifted
by opening the catch (page 21).
fig. 23
The tool bag (fig. 24) holds:
1)14-mm (0.55-in.) box wrench;
2)10/8/6/5/4-mm Allen wrench,
(0.39/0.31/0.24/0.20/0.16-in.);
3) rear eccentric wrench;
4) front wheel spindle wrench;
5) extension for rear eccentric wrench;
6) box wrench for spark plugs;
7) tommy bar;
8) double-bit screwdriver;
9) helmet fastening cable.
fig. 24
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Routine maintenance
The maintenance schedule below specifies maintenance
operations to be carried out at regular intervals according
to time (months) or miles covered (km or miles). It
also shows the motorcycle parts requiring special care.
Proper maintenance, as specified in the maintenance
schedule, ensures long life to your motorcycle, top
performance, good reliability and safe riding. The
maintenance intervals indicated here are for motorcycles
that are not used in demanding conditions, such as riding
in town traffic, on dusty ground, long trips on mountain
roads, long trips on motorways at high speed, riding in
bad weather, and so on. In these cases, maintenance
work should be carried out more frequently. Call a Ducati
Dealer or Authorized Workshop to have more information
on your special needs.
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Operation identification symbols:
■) This symbol indicates that the job in question should
be entrusted to a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop
where highly trained personnel and special equipment
are available.
C) Check and adjust
L) Lubricate and/or grease
P) Clean
S) Replace
V) Check with engine running
Operations
Predelivery
Spark plugs
Chain: tensioning and lubrication ( ■)
C/ L
Timing belts ( ■)
After the first 1,000 km/ Every
620 miles
1,000 km/
or 6 months
620 miles
Every
Every
10,000 km/ 20,000km/
6,200 miles 12,400 miles
C
S
C/ L
C/ L
C
C
General testing
C
C
Flexible cables
C
C
C
Clutch and brake hydraulic controls ( ■)
C
C
C
Cylinder compression ( ■)
S
C
C
Throttle body: synchronization and idling
adjustment
C
Wheel hub bearings ( ■)
C
C
Steering head bearing clearance ( ■)
C
C
C
Electric fan
C/ V
C/ V
C/ V
Air filter
C
S
Engine oil intake filter ( ■)
P
Fuel filter ( ■)
S
S
Engine oil filter ( ■)
S
S
P
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Operations
Predelivery
After the first 1,000 km/ Every
620 miles
1,000 km/
or 6 months
620 miles
Every
Every
10,000 km/ 20,000km/
6,200 miles 12,400 miles
Valve clearance ( ■)
C
Rear wheel rubber cush drive damper ( ■)
C
Signaling and light system
V
Coolant
C
Battery liquid level
C
C
C
C
General lubrication ( ■)
L
L
Clutch and brake control oil ( ■)
C
C
S
L
C
S
Front fork oil ( ■)
Engine oil ( ■)
S
C
Wear on brake pads ( ■)
S
C
C
C
Sprocket stop plate ( ■)
C
Tyres: wear and pressure
C
General cleaning
P
C
Fuel tank ( ■)
Torque of nuts and bolts ( ■)
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S
C
P
C
C
C
MAIN MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS
Side body panels (fig. 25)
To remove the body panels proceed as follows:
disconnect the two connectors (1) joining the two body
panels together;
disconnect the four headlamp fairing connectors (2);
disconnect the four frame connectors (3).
Removing the fairing
Some servicing operations need the motorcycle fairing to
be removed.
Warning
Firmly secure all removed parts when refitting
them, otherwise some of them might suddenly come off
when riding and you may loose control of your
motorcycle.
Important
At reassembly always fit nylon washers when
tightening fastening screws, not to damage painted parts
and Plexiglas headlamp fairing. Some fastening screws
are of the self-tapping type; do not overtighten,
otherwise treading might damage thus avoiding further
use.
fig. 25
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Headlamp fairing fig. 26.2)
Undo the middle fastening screw (1, fig. 26.1) of the
wing mirrors and remove them from the headlamp fairing
supports.
Undo the two fastening screws (2) of the headlight
support and disconnect the four connectors (3) joining
the two body panels together.
Important
At reassembly, apply “medium-strength
threadlocker” onto the screw threading (1).
1
fig. 26.1
2
3
fig. 26.2
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Cleaning and changing air filters (fig. 27.2)
Replace air filters at the required intervals shown in the
routine maintenance chart (see page 37). The air box is
accessible after removing the body panels and the
headlamp fairing (see page 39 and 40).
Undo the eight fastening screws of the outer cover (1,
fig. 27.1). Remove the cover but leave it hanging from
the turn indicator cable.
Remove the filter (2, fig. 27.2) from its seat on the inner
cover (3).
Clean the filter cartridge with compressed air or fit a new
one, if needed.
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.
fig. 27.1
Install the filter properly into its seat on the inner cover
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.
fig. 27.2
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Checking the coolant level (fig. 28.1)
Check the coolant level in the expansion reservoir, on the
LH side of the motorcycle.
The coolant level must be between the MAX and MIN
marks.
Top up if the level is too low.
Remove the l.h. body panel and the fuel tank. Lift the tail
guard and undo the rear screw (2, fig. 28.2). Remove the
tank from its front clamping by pulling the tank
backwards. Move it to the right leaving fuel tubing
connected.
Unscrew the filler (1, fig. 28.1) and add a mixture
consisting of water and antifreeze SHELL Advance
Coolant or Glycoshell (35-40% of the volume) up to MAX
mark.
fig. 28.1
Refit the filler (1) and reassemble all removed parts. This
mixture improves operating conditions (coolant will start
freezing at –20 °C/–4 °F).
Coolant circuit capacity: 3.5 cu dm (liters) / 0.92 US Gall.
fig. 28.2
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Checking brake and clutch fluid level
Fluid level should never fall below the MIN mark on
each reservoir (fig. 29). 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
by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop.
Important
It is recommended all brake and clutch tubes be
changed every four years.
Brake system
If you find exceeding play on brake lever or pedal and
brake pads are still in good condition, contact a Ducati
Dealer or Authorized Workshop to have the system
inspected and any air drained out of the circuit.
Warning
Do not spill any brake and clutch fluid on the
paintwork or on plastic parts or they will damage.
Hydraulic oil is corrosive; it may cause damages and lead
to severe injuries.
Never mix different quality oils.
Check for joint proper sealing.
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 a
Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop to have the
system inspected and air drained out.
Warning
Clutch fluid level in the reservoir tends to increase
as the clutch plates friction material wears out. Do not
exceed specified level (3 mm/0.12 in. above minimum
level).
MAX
MIN
fig. 29
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Checking brake pads for wear (fig. 30)
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.
Important
Have the brake pads replaced at a Ducati Dealer or
Authorized Workshop.
Lubricating cables and joints
The condition of the outer sheaths of the throttle and
fast-idle 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 a Ducati Dealer or
Authorized Workshop.
To prevent these failures, smear the ends of the flexible
cables with SHELL Advance Grease or Retinax LX2 at
regular intervals.
For the throttle cable, it is best to open the device by
unscrewing the two fastening screws (1, fig. 31) and
then grease the cable ends and the pulley.
Warning
When refitting the cover, be sure to slide the cable
onto the suitable pulley.
MIN
yy
;;
;;
yy
;;
yy
;;
yy
;;
yy
;;
yy
;;
yy
;;
yy
;;
yy
Refit the cover and tighten the screws (1).
To ensure smooth operation of the side stand joint,
clean off any dirt and apply SHELL Alvania R3 at all
points exposed to friction.
fig. 30
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Throttle cable adjustment
The throttle twistgrip must have a free play of 1.5 - 2 mm/
0.06-0.09 in. measured at the edge of the twistgrip, at all
positions of the handlebars. If it needs adjusting, use the
suitable adjuster (2, fig. 31) provided on the throttle
control.
2
1,5 ÷ 2 mm
1
fig. 31
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Checking battery electrolyte level (fig. 32)
Remove the r.h. body panel to check battery liquid level
(see page 39).
Battery liquid level must be maintained between the
maximum (UPPER LEVEL) and minimum (LOWER
LEVEL) marks on battery front.
If battery liquid level is too low, remove the caps (1) and
top up carefully with distilled water up to the upper level
line, using a small syringe or a plastic funnel.
When adding distilled water, make sure the breather tube
(2) is connected to battery breather outlet.
The breather tube must be so placed that it does not kink
or twist.
Important
Add only distilled water to the battery.
Tap water may shorten battery life.
A kinked or twisted breather tube may lead to
overpressure and damage the battery.
Warning
The battery contains sulphuric acid (electrolyte).
Avoid contact with skin and eyes as it may cause severe
burns.
If you spill some electrolyte on your skin, wash the
affected area with abundant water and seek medical
advice.
Electrolyte is poisonous: if you swallow it accidentally,
drink abundant milk or water, eat some magnesia,
scrambled eggs or drink vegetable oil and seek medical
advice without delay.
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Always wear adequate protective clothing and a visor
when handling the battery.
Never use lighters, matches or similar to check the
battery liquid level.
Never invert cable connection.
Charging the battery (fig. 32)
Before charging the battery, it is best to remove it from
the motorcycle.
Remove the r.h. body panel (page 39), undo the screw
(3) and remove the upper bracket.
Disconnect the breather tube (2). Always disconnect the
black negative terminal (-) first, and then the red positive
terminal (+).
Warning
Batteries develop explosive gases: keep it away
from heat sources and flames.
reaching the upper level.
Refit the caps (1) on the cells and reinstall the battery on
its mount and secure the upper bracket with the screw
(3).
Reconnect the breather tube (2).
Connect the terminals. Use some grease on the
fastening screws to improve conductive capacity.
Warning
Keep the battery out of the reach of children.
If battery is not charged, it is subjected to early wear.
Charge the battery in a ventilated room.
Check the battery liquid level in each cell. If level is low
in any of the cells, top up. Note that level should not
exceed the maximum line (UPPER LEVEL), as it will rise
during charging.
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 positive terminal (red) first.
Charge the battery at 1.5 A.
When battery is charged, check electrolyte level in each
cell. If it has dropped, top up with distilled water until
fig. 32
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Adjusting headstock angle (fig. 33.1)
Loosen the two screws (1) on the frame r.h. side to
adjust the headstock angle.
Fully unscrew the screw (2) and turn the headstock end
(3) by 180° with a pin wrench.
Fully screw the screw (2). Grease the screw threadings
(1) with SHELL Retinax HDX2 and tighten to 22 Nm.
Note
While performing the above, the handlebars should
not be fully turned.
When finished, the steering damper must be
repositioned. Undo the screw (4, fig. 33.2). Move the
damper rod joint to the frame hole (5). Tighten the screw
(4) previously removed.
fig. 33.1
Important
The steering lock can be used only if the headstock
tube is positioned at 24°30’.
fig. 33.2
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Chain tension inspection (fig. 34)
With the motorcycle on the side stand, the chain must
have a min. distance of 25 mm/0.98 in. from the
swingarm.
If this is not the case, contact a Ducati Dealer or
Authorized Workshop for proper chain tensioning.
Warning
Correct tightening of the eccentric hub clamping
screws is essential to rider and pillion passenger’s safety.
Important
Improper chain tension will lead to early wear of
transmission parts.
Chain lubrication
The chain fitted on your motorcycle has OR seals 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
OR 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.
Important
Using non-specific lubricants may lead to severe
damage to chain, front and rear sprocket.
Tensione catena (sul cavalletto laterale)
Chain tension adjustment (on side stand)
25 mm
=
=
fig. 34
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Replacing bulbs
Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the
new one complies with voltage and wattage as specified
on page 65, “Electric System”, for that lighting device.
Always check for new bulb proper operation before
refitting removed parts.
4
Headlamp
To gain access to headlamp bulbs proceed as follows:
Disassembly:
low beam bulb (fig. 35.1): remove the rubber cover (1).
Press the lower quick-release button to disconnect the
connector (2).
1
2
fig. 35.1
L.h. high beam bulb (fig. 35.2): disconnect the
connector (3) of the white bulb cable from the front
wiring, remove the rubber cover (1) from the headlamp
body and pull out the bulb cable.
4
Note
The black ground mass cable connector does not
need to be disconnected to replace the headlamp bulbs.
Release the clip (4) that secures the bulb and remove it
from the socket (fig. 35.1 and 35.2).
Note
Never touch the transparent body with your fingers
or it will blacken resulting in reduced bulb brilliancy.
3
1
fig. 35.2
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Reassembly:
insert the locating pegs of the bulb base into their seats
to obtain correct alignment.
Hook the clip (4, fig. 35.2) to the headlamp holders;
reconnect the cables and refit the rubber cover (1, fig.
35.2).
Instrument panel (fig. 36)
Remove the headlamp fairing (see page 40) to reach the
instrument panel bulbs.
One or two lamps are fitted under each instrument. Pull
out the bulb holder (1) under the instrument involved,
remove the bulb and fit a new one.
To change the parking light bulb, the headlamp fairing
must be removed first (see page 40).
Undo the horn fastening screw and remove the horn.
Pull out the bulb holder (5, fig 35.3) from the rim-reflector
assembly.
Remove the bulb and fit a new one.
1
1
5
fig. 35.3
1
fig. 36
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Turn indicators (fig. 37)
Remove the screw (1) and detach the glass (2) from the
body.
The bulb is of the bayonet-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 and tighten the screw (1).
2
A
Number plate and stop light (fig. 38)
To expose the number plate bulb, withdraw the lamp
holder from the number plate holder, then extract the
bulb and replace it.
To replace the stop and parking light bulb, lift the tail
guard and unscrew the two screws (1) that secure the
glass (2). The bulb is of the bayonet-type: press and
rotate anti-clockwise to remove; fit the spare bulb by
pressing and turning clockwise until it clicks.
Refit the glass (2).
2
1
1
fig. 37
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fig. 38
Beam setting (fig. 39.1)
When checking the 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 (394
in.) 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 lightedup area) should not exceed 9/10th of the height from
ground of headlamp center.
fig. 39.1
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.
The height of the light beam can be corrected using the
screws (1, fig. 39.2), after removing the protection cover.
Turn the screw clockwise to lower the beam, turn
anticlockwise to lift.
1
fig. 39.2
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Tubeless tyres
Tyre pressure
Front:
2.1 bar - 2.3 Kg/sq cm (31.6 psi)
Rear:
2.2 bar - 2.4 Kg/sq cm (34.5 psi)
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.
Important
Check and adjust tyre pressure when tyres are
Tyre repair or replacement (Tubeless)
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.
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.
cold.
After replacing a tyre, the wheel must be balanced.
To avoid front wheel rim distortion, when riding on
bumpy roads, increase tyre pressure by 0.2 - 0.3 bar/2.94
- 4.41 psi.
Important
Do not remove or shift the wheel balancing
weights.
Note
If tyres need replacing, contact a Ducati Dealer or
Authorized Workshop to make sure wheels are removed
and refitted correctly.
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Minimum tread depth
Measure tread depth (S, fig. 40) at the point where tread
is most worn down. It should not be less than 2
mm/0.078 in. 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.
fig. 40
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Checking engine oil level (fig. 41)
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.
1
2
Important
Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a
Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop at regular intervals
(see page 37), as specified in the maintenance schedule.
10W
Multigrade Unigrade
Viscosity
SAE 20W-50
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. 41
20W
20
30
40
20W–40
15W–40
15W–50
10W–40
10W–30
–10
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20W–50
0
10
20
30
40°C
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/14.7 ft.lbs.
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.
0,6÷0,7 mm
Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs (fig. 42)
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. body panel, remove the spark plug caps
from the cylinder head using the wrench supplied with
the motorcycle.
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 a
Ducati 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/0.023 0.027 in.
fig. 42
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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.
Important
Do not wash your motorcycle right after use. When
the motorcycle is still hot, water drops will evaporate
faster and spot hot surfaces.
Do not use high pressure water jets.
Never aim the nozzle direct at wheel bearings, front fork
seals, electric items, air inlets or exhaust pipe ends.
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;
undo the drain plug with its seal and empty the fuel 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;
use the supplied stand to support the motorcycle;
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 Spare Parts Department. This will protect
paintwork and let condensate breathe out.
Important notes
Some countries, such as France, Germany, Great Britain,
Switzerland and so on, have compulsory emission and
noise standards that include mandatory inspections at
regular intervals.
Carry out any required inspection and replace any parts
using Ducati original spare parts complying with local law.
TECHNICAL DATA
Overall dimensions (mm/in.) (fig. 43)
Weights
Dry weight:
190 kg/419 lb.
Carrying full load:
310 kg/683 lb.
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. 43
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Top-ups
Type of fluid
cu dm (liters)
US Gallons
Fuel tank, including a reserve
of 4 cu dm (liters) / 1 US Gall.
Gasoline 95-98 RON
17/4.5
Oil sump and oil filter
SHELL - Advance Ultra 4
3.8/1
Front/Rear brake and clutch circuits
Special fluid for hydraulic systems
SHELL - Advance Brake DOT 4
_
Chain
Specific products for O-ring chains
SHELL - Advance Chain or Advance Teflon Chain _
Odometer cable
SHELL grease - Alvania R3 or Retinax LX2
_
Steering bearings
SHELL grease - Alvania R3 or Retinax LX2
_
Protectant for electric contacts
Spray for electric systems
SHELL - Advance Contact Cleaner
_
Front fork
SHELL - Advance Fork 7.5 or Donax TA
0.480/0.126
(each leg)
Cooling circuit
Antifreeze SHELL - Advance Coolant or
Glycoshell 35-40% + water
3.5/0.92
Important
Additives to fuel or lubricants are not allowed.
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Engine
Twin cylinder, four-stroke, 90° “L” type, longitudinal.
Bore mm/in.:
98/3.85.
Stroke mm/in.:
66/2.59.
Total displacement c.c./cu.in.:
996/60.7.
Compression ratio:
1:11.5±0.5
Max. power at crankshaft (95/1/CE):
82.3 kW - 112HP at 8500 rpm.
Max torque at crankshaft (95/1/CE):
93 Nm (68.6 ft.lbs.) at 8000 rpm.
Max. rotation speed
10000 rpm.
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.
Desmodromic timing system (fig. 44)
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.
1
7
6
2
4
3
6
1
5
8
fig. 44
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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):
260 Km/h - 161 mph.
Spark plugs
Make:
CHAMPION
Type:
RA 59 GC
Brakes
Front brake
With double floating drilled disc.
Material:
steel
Disc diameter:
320 mm/12.6 in.
Hydraulically operated by a control lever on right
handlebar.
Braking surface:
88 sq cm/13.6 sq.in.
Brake calipers with separate pistons.
Make:
BREMBO
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Type:
30/34-4 pistons.
Friction material:
TOSHIBA TT 2802.
Master cylinder type:
PSC 16.
Rear brake
With fixed drilled steel disc.
Disc diameter:
220 mm/8.66 in.
Hydraulically operated by a pedal on R.H. side.
Braking surface:
25 sq cm/3.87 sq.in.
Make:
BREMBO
Type:
P2.105N
Friction material:
FERIT I/D 450 FF
Master cylinder type:
PS 11.
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.
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:
15/36.
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.
Important
The above gear ratios are the homologated ones
and under no circumstances must they be modified.
However, if you wish to tune up your motorcycle for
competitive trials, you may refer to Ducati Motor S.p.A.
who will be glad to provide information about the special
ratios available. Contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized
Workshop.
Warning
For the replacement of the rear sprocket, contact a
Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop. The incorrect
replacement of this component could seriously endanger
your safety and that of your passenger and cause
irreparable damage to the motorcycle.
Drive chain from gearbox to rear wheel:
Make:
DID
Type:
525 IIV.
Size:
5/8"x5/16".
Links:
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Frame
Tubular trestle frame with upper section made of highstrength steel.
Steering angle (on each side):
27°
For improved performance on track the headstock angle
can be changed (see page 48).
STANDARD steering setting for road riding is as follows:
Steering head angle:
24°30’
Trail:
97 mm/3.81 in.
For track riding, setting can be modified to the following
values:
Steering head angle:
23°30’
Trail:
91 mm/3.58 in.
Wheels
Five-spoke, light-alloy rims.
Front wheel
Dimensions:
3.50x17"
Rear wheel
Dimensions:
5.50x17"
Front wheel spindle can be removed.
The rear wheel is overhanging with respect to the
sprocket hub and secured with a nut and safety clip. In
this way, the rear wheel can be quickly replaced.
Tyres
Front tyre
Tubeless, radial tyre.
Size:
120/70-ZR17.
Rear tyre
Tubeless, radial tyre.
Size:
190/50-ZR17 .
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Suspensions
Front
Hydraulic upside-down fork provided with outer adjuster
for rebound, compression, and preload (for inner springs
of fork legs).
Stanchion diameter mm/in.:
43/1.7
Travel along leg axis:
127 mm/5 in.
Rear
Of the progressive type, thanks to a rocker arm
connecting frame and upper pivot point of the shock
absorber and an arch connected at the bottom to
swingarm. The shock absorber enables the adjustment
of rebound and compression damping and spring preload.
At the bottom pivot point it is connected to a light-alloy
swingarm. The swingarm hinges on a pivot pin passing
through the frame and engine.
The whole system gives the bike excellent stability.
Travel:
71 mm/2.8 in.
Electric system
Basic electric items are:
front headlamp consisting of the following:
12V-55W low beam unit, poly-ellipsoidal with capacitor;
12V-55W high beam unit;
parking light with no. 2 12V-5W bulbs.
When turning on the high beam unit, the low beam unit
does not turn off. Therefore, total lighting power is given
by the sum of both bulbs.
Instrument panel, 12V-1.2W warning lights; 12V-2W
instrument lights.
Electrical controls on handlebars.
Turn indicators, 12V-10W bulbs.
Horn.
Stop light switches.
Battery 12V-16 A.
Generator 12V-520W.
Electronic voltage regulator (rectifier), protected by a
40 A fuse near the battery.
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.
Note
See “Replacing bulbs” on pages 50, 51 and 52 for
relevant instructions.
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Fuses
The main fuse box (fig. 45.1) is located on the frame right
side.
To expose the fuses, take off the box protective cover.
Mounting position and ampere capacity are marked on it.
Two fuses on the right side of the rear sub-frame protect
the relays of the injection system (1, fig. 45.2).
The fuse located on a side of the battery (fig. 45.3)
protects the electronic regulator. Remove the fuse cap (2)
to expose it.
A blown fuse is identified by the interrupted inner
filament (3, fig. 45.4).
fig. 45.1
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.
fig. 45.2
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fig. 45.3
3
IN GOOD CONDITION
3
BLOWN
fig. 45.4
Legend of the wiring diagram of electric
system/ignition
1) Right switch
2) Key-operated switch
3) Ignition relay
4) Fuse box
5) Turn indicator flasher
6) Solenoid valve relay
7) Starter motor
8) Starter contactor
9) Battery
10) Water sensor
11) Electric fan relay
12) Electric fan
13) Rear right-turn indicator
14) Tail light
15) Number plate lighting bulb
16) Rear left-turn indicator
17) Fuel tank
18) Diagnosis connector
19) Vertical cylinder coil
20) Horizontal cylinder coil
21) Horizontal cylinder spark plug
22) Vertical cylinder spark plug
23) Injector no. 1
24) Injector no. 2
25) Injector no. 3
26) Injector no. 4
27) Throttle position sensor
28) Air pressure sensor
29) Air temperature sensor
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30) Timing/engine rpm pickup
31) Water temperature sensor
32) Injection/ignition unit
33) Injection relay fuses
34) Regulator fuse
35) Regulator
36) Generator
37) Safety relay
38) Stand light switch
39) Neutral light switch
40) Oil pressure switch
41) Rear stop light switch
42) Front stop light switch
43) Left switch
44) Instrument panel
45) Low beam relay
46) Front left-turn indicator
47) Injection relay
48) Front right-turn indicator
49) Horn
50) High beam relay
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Wire color coding
W-Y White-Yellow
P Pink
GR-Bk Grey-Black
Y-G Yellow-Green
G Green
R-G Red-Green
W-R White-Red
O-Bk Orange-Black
V-Bk Violet-Black
Y Yellow
W-B White-Blue
BN Brown
G-W Green-White
O-W Orange-White
R-Bk Red-Black
R-B Red-Blue
GR-R Grey-Red
R Red
G-Bk Green-Black
V Violet
Y-Bk Yellow-Black
GR Grey
G-B Green-Blue
Lb Light blue
Bk Black
Legend of fuse box (4)
Pos.
Description
Rat.
A-1
Main switch
30 A
B-2
Cooling electric fan
7.5 A
C-3
Left switch
3A
D-4
High beam
15 A
E-5
Low beam
15 A
F-6
Turn indicators, warning lights,
tail lights and instrument panel
lights
7.5 A
G-7
Stop, warning horn
7.5 A
H-8
Right switch
3A
Note
The electric system wiring diagram is at the end of
this manual.
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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.
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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
made except idle speed adjustments with the throttle
stop screw. The Exhaust Emission Control System is
separate from the crankcase emission control system.
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.
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.
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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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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.
Gasoline is extremely flammable and is explosive under
certain conditions. Refuel 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 34).
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.
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.
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 (V.I.N.);
Every Ducati motorcycle is identified by two identification
numbers (see page 9). Figure A specifically shows the
identification numbers.
MODEL DESIGNATION
ENGINE TYPE
MODEL YEAR
sequential
number
ZDM 1H B 7 R
H
P B 000000
★ Varies-can be thru 9 or X (Check digit for factory
use)
fig. A
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Label location (fig. B)
fig. B
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WARNING
Manufactured by
OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE
CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR
2
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
1
DATE:
07/97
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
Cod. 433 1 166 1A
Vehicle I.D. No.:
ZDM1TB9PXWB000001
Cod. 432 1 234 1A
3
CAUTION
WARNING
Tensione catena (sul cavalletto laterale)
Chain Tension Adjustment (on side stand)
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.
CONTAINS HIGHLY COMPRESSED
GAS. USE ONLY PERFECTLY DRY
NITROGEN GAS. OTHER GASES
MAY CAUSE EXPLOSION. DO NOT
INCINERATE. REFER TO OWNER'S
MANUAL FOR REGULATING GAS.
25 mm
4
6
5
VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION
VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL LABEL
Engine displacement : 944 cc.
Engine family :
Engine displacement: 944 cc
Engine family: WDUCC0944ST2
Engine exhaust control system:
MFI
This vehicle conforms to U.S.
EPA and California regulations
Applicable to 1998 model year
new motorcycles.
Evap family :
FUEL TANK
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
ENGINE TUNE-UP SPECIFICATIONS
ITEM
IGNITION TIMING:
IDLE SPEED (RPM):
IDLE MIXTURE:
CANISTER
Via A.C.Ducati,3
40132 BOLOGNA
ITALY
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
REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO 1998
MODEL YEAR NEW MOTORCYCLES
TO HORIZONTAL
MANIFOLD
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
JET
VALVE CLEARANCE (in & ex):
TO VERTICAL
MANIFOLD
7
INSTRUCTIONS
No adjustment
No adjustment
No adjustment
Opening 0.05 ± 0.12 mm
See Service Manual
VALVE CLEARANCE (in & ex):
Closing 0.03 ± 0.12 mm
SPARK PLUG: CHAMPION RA4HC
SPARK PLUG GAP (mm): 0.5 ÷ 0.6
SPECIFICATIONS
2° bTDC at idle speed
1200 ± 0.12 mm
See Service Manual
Closing 0.03 ± 0.12 mm
SPARK PLUG: CHAMPION RA4HC
SPARK PLUG GAP (mm): 0.5 ÷ 0.6
OIL: SAE 20W50
FUEL: Unleaded gasoline
- BOLOGNA - ITALY
OIL: SAE 20W50
FUEL: Unleaded gasoline
- BOLOGNA - ITALY
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HELMET HOLDER
UNDER THE SEAT
MOTORCYCLE NOISE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION
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.
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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) Fuel tank;
c) Breather pipe;
d) Drain pipe.
Important
In the event of fuel system malfunction, contact
Ducati’s authorized Service Centres.
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2
1
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c
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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.
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 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 occurs 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 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.
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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
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.
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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
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
Routine maintenance record
km/miles
Ducati
Service Name
Mileage
Date
1,000/621
10,000/6,214
20,000/12,427
30,000/18,641
40,000/24,855
50,000/31,068
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DUCATIMOTOR spa
Via Cavalieri Ducati, 3
40132 Bologna, Italy
Tel 0039/0516413111
Fax 0039/051406580
Internet: www.ducati.com
913.7.057.1B
Stampato 11/1999
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