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This publication intended for
Workshops+los been prepared for the purpose
of helping the authorized personnel in the maintenance and repair works of the
motorcycles herewith discussed. A perfect knowledge of the technical data contained
more complete professional training of the mechanic.
The paragraphs have been completed with schematic illustrations pointing out the
order to enable a more immediate understanding.
This manual contains information-remarks of particular meaning:
Accident prevention rules for the operator and for the personnel working near
damoging the vehicle and/or its components.
Additional information concerning the operation under execution.
Ducati Meccanica suggests, in order to prevent troubles and
order to have
excellent final result, to generally comply with the following instructions:
case of repair, weigh the impressions of the Customer, who complains about the
improper operation of the motorcycle, and formulate proper clearing questions about
the symptoms of the trouble.
- detect clearly the cause of the trouble. This manual gives the theoretical bases, which
however must be integrated by the personal experience and by the affendance to
training courses periodically organized by
- rationally plan the repair work, in order to prevent dead time
procurement of spare parts, tool preparation, etc.
- reach the component to be repaired and perform only the required operations.
In this connection, it will be useful to consult the disassembly sequence shown in this
General instructions for repair works
1 Always replace gaskets, seal rings and split pins with new components.
2 When loosening or tightening nuts or bolts, always start from the bigger ones or from
the center. Lock at the prescribed torque wrench setting following a crossed run.
3 Always mark the components or positions which could be exchanged when
4 Use original
spare ports and the lubricants of the recommended brands.
5 Use special tools, where specified.
6 Consult the
as they may contain up-to-dated adjustment data and