If the motorcycle is resold, the manual must always be handed over to the new owner. This manual must be preserved with care. If it lost or becomes damaged, contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre without delay to obtain a new copy of the manual.
Changing unit of measurement Side stand Motorcycle lifting handle Power outlet Controls Central stand Position of motorcycle controls Fitting the Ducati side panniers "Hands free" system Side pannier use D-Air system Adjusting the front fork D-Air system use Adjusting the rear shock absorber...
Checking brake and clutch fluid level Technical data Checking brake pads for wear Weights Lubricating cables and joints Overall dimensions (mm) Adjusting throttle control free play Top-ups Charging the battery Engine Checking drive chain tension Timing system Chain lubrication Performance data Using the supplied chain tension gauge Spark plugs Replacing the high and low beam bulbs...
287. Our highly skilled staff have access to special implements and appropriate equipment required to perform any servicing job at best, and use Ducati Safety guidelines original spare parts only as the best guarantee for full We would like to welcome you among Ducati interchangeability, smooth running and long life.
maintenance. In case of any doubts, please call a The terms RIGHT and LEFT refer to the motorcycle Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. viewed from the riding position. Safety alerts To alert you to potential hazards that could potentially harm you or other persons, the following safety alerts have been used: Safety labels on motorcycle;...
Permitted use This motorcycle may be used for riding on dirt trails or for off-road riding. Warning This motorcycle may not be used to tow any trailers or with a side-car attached; this can lead to loss of control and result in an accident. This motorcycle carries the rider and can carry a passenger.
- it is Warning compulsory to disable the device on the garment ® (jacket or waistcoat) available at a Ducati Dealer The D-Air protection system was developed by or Ducati authorised service centre. The device DAINESE and tested by TÜV to be used on asphalt...
Motorcycling is a dangerous activity that might ® D-Air does not replace other protection lead to personal injuries or even death. Ducati equipment such as helmet, eye wear, back products are conceived to offer comfort and high protectors, boots, gloves, or other. This System protection, however no protection system or works together with the specified protections.
Piercings could increase the pain perception in The Device must be overhauled by a Ducati case of activation. Dealer or authorised service centre at the time Neither the rider nor the passenger must have intervals that will be shown on the display. A breast silicone prostheses.
Once deployed, the Device must not be used motorcycle. If the jacket/waistcoat is used in an again until its functionality is restored by a Ducati ® improper way, D-Air could be triggered in a Dealer or authorised service centre.
Rider's obligations Warning All riders must hold a valid licence. Some medications and drugs may cause drowsiness or other effects that slow down reaction time and the rider's ability to control the motorcycle, Warning possibly leading to an accident. Riding without a licence is illegal and is prosecuted by law.
After device deployment, have the protector or and requires specific riding and braking techniques. garment replaced by a Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre. Warning Poor training or improper operation of the vehicle can lead to loss of control, death or severe damage.
Riding gear Important Riding gear is very important for safety. Unlike cars, Have your passenger wear proper protective a motorcycle offers no impact protection in an clothing. accident. ® D-Air intended use Proper riding gear includes helmet, eye protection, gloves, boots, long sleeve jacket and long pants. Warning The helmet must meet the requirements listed ®...
Warning 3) It offers an "invisible protection". Comfort and ergonomics are tested by TÜV SUD GmbH. ® Do not use D-Air for motocross, super-motard, trial, off-road or other sports. To keep the airbags in the correct position upon inflation in order to reduce neck movements during Warning possible impacts, limit the head inclination (tested by ®...
aromatic amines, as per EC Regulation 1907/2006 (R.E.A.C.h.). Furthermore, marketed items do not contain more than 0.1% weight/weight of SVCH substances (Substance of Very High Concern), specified in article 59 and listed in the "Candidate List" issued by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA).
Closely follow the indications provided at chapter "Riding the motorcycle" during the running-in Important period. Failure to follow these instructions releases Ducati Rider must hold the handlebar with both hands Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for at ALL TIMES while riding.
Important Important Be very careful when tackling road junctions, or Visually inspect the tyres at regular intervals for when riding in areas near exits from private grounds, detecting cracks and cuts, especially on the side car parks or on slip roads to access motorways. walls, bulges or large spots that are indicative of internal damage.
To have components subject to wear checked and overhauled, contact a DUCATI Dealer or authorised service centre. Warning ® Before using D-Air , check its conditions: in case of doubts on possible worn/broken/damaged parts, contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre.
Refuelling Warning Refuel outdoors with the engine turned off. Fuel is highly inflammable. Clothing with spilled Do not smoke or use open flames when refuelling. fuel on it should be removed as possible. Be extremely careful not to spill fuel on the engine or on the exhaust pipe.
Carrying the maximum load allowed Important Your motorcycle is designed for long-distance riding, Never fix bulky or heavy objects to the carrying the maximum load allowed in full safety. handlebar or to the front mudguard as this would Even weight distribution is critical to preserving these affect stability and cause danger.
Warning If the side panniers are fitted (available upon Spilling brake fluid onto plastic, rubber or request from the Ducati spare parts service), divide painted parts of the motorcycle may cause damages. the baggage and accessories based on their weight Protect these parts with a clean shop cloth before and place them uniformly inside the side panniers.
These parts may be hot and ignite the coolant, which will subsequently burn with invisible flames. Coolant (ethylene glycol) is an irritant and is poisonous when ingested. Keep away from children. Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. The coolant will be scalding hot and is under high pressure.
Vehicle identification number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. It is recommended to record the frame number of your motorcycle in the space below. Frame number Fig. 1...
Engine identification number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. It is recommended to record the number of your motorcycle's engine in the space below. Engine number Fig. 2...
Instrument panel (Dashboard) Instrument panel 1) LCD Dot-Matrix. GEAR 2) REV COUNTER (rpm). It indicates engine rpm value. 3) NEUTRAL LIGHT N (GREEN). Comes on when in neutral position. 4) HIGH BEAM LIGHT (BLUE). Fig. 3 Comes on when high beams are on. 5) ENGINE OIL PRESSURE LIGHT (RED).
6) FUEL WARNING LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW). DTC intervention light Comes on when fuel is low and there are about 4 No intervention litres of fuel left in the tank. DTC intervention On - Steady 7) TURN INDICATOR LIGHTS (GREEN). The light of the turn indicator in operation illuminates and flashes.
10) ABS LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW) (Fig. 3). Engine OFF / speed below 5 Km/h Light OFF Light flashing Light steady on ABS disabled with the menu func- ABS enabled, but not functioning tion (**) Engine on / speed below 5 Km/h Light OFF Light flashing Light steady on...
11) AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT: RIDER (GREEN) (Fig. 4). Turns on when the Rider AIRBAG jacket is connected and ready to work. 12) AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT: AIRBAG diagnosis (YELLOW) (Fig. 4). Turns on when the AIRBAG jacket device has a GEAR problem, whereas it is off if the AIRBAG works correctly.
OPERATION STATUS WARNING LIGHTS RIDER WARNING PASSENGER (green) (amber yellow) (green) AIRBAG – OK and upon KEY ON After warning light check, for the first 30 seconds QUICK BLINK QUICK BLINK or until one of the two jackets is connected, the bike system informs the user to turn them on through a quick blinking of jacket warning lights.
OPERATION STATUS WARNING LIGHTS AIRBAG – OK and upon KEY ON AFTER AN INPUT TO OPEN THE AIRBAG For the first 30 seconds after the Key-On subse- quent to an input to open (fire) the airbag, both with connected or not connected jackets, system must be re-initialized (by downloading the fire data inside SLOW ALTER- SLOW ALTER-...
OPERATION STATUS WARNING LIGHTS AIRBAG – OK JACKETS - CONNECTED and OK Under standard operating conditions and with jack- if the RIDER jack- if the PASSEN- et (jackets) connected, the system will inform the et is connected GER jacket is con- user about which jacket is connected to the system and is OK nected...
OPERATION STATUS WARNING LIGHTS AIRBAG - DEGRADED OPERATION JACKETS - CONNECTED / NOT CONNECTED if the RIDER jack- if the PASSEN- System is in degraded operating conditions when et is connected GER jacket is con- the airbag does not ensure any protection against and is OK nected and is OK skidding.
OPERATION STATUS WARNING LIGHTS AIRBAG - IN ERROR JACKETS - CONNECTED / NOT CONNECTED System is in error mode whenever an error is de- tected on bike system, whether jackets are con- nected or not. Under this condition, the connection with jackets is interrupted and such condition is sig- nalled through the warning light coming steady on.
Function buttons 1) CONTROL BUTTON Button used to display and set instrument panel parameters with the position " ". 2) CONTROL BUTTON Button used to display and set instrument panel parameters with the position " ". 3) HIGH-BEAM FLASH BUTTON (FLASH) The high-beam flash button may also be used for LAP functions.
DSS (Ducati SkyHook System) DUCATI Data Acquisition Multistrada 1200 is equipped with the brand new suspension control system called DSS (Ducati DUCATI Skyhook Suspension Skyhook System): DDS is a dynamic suspension damping control system. By selecting a certain Riding...
The Ducati Traction Control system (DTC) supervises The Hands free system is connected to the other the rear wheel slipping control and settings vary control units on the bike and to the instrument panel through eight different levels that are programmed to via the CAN line.
LCD unit functions Warning Operate on instrument panel only when the motorcycle is stopped. Do not operate on instrument panel while you are riding the motorcycle under no circumstances. GEAR 1) SPEEDOMETER. It indicates riding speed. 2) ODOMETER. Gives total distance covered. Fig.
LCD - How to set/display parameters At the end of the check, the instrument panel always displays the Odometer (TOT) as the "main" indication on the main display and the “riding mode” on the round display. Note GEAR The check can be interrupted by pressing button (1).
The Dot-Matrix LCD (B, Fig. 7) indicates the following information: - WARNING (only if active); - ERRORS (only if active); - DESMO SERVICE (only if active); - SET UP - “Riding Mode" set indication. At this point, by pressing button (1, Fig. 7) it is possible to switch to the following functions, displayed on the main LCD (A,Fig.
Vehicle speed indicator This function displays vehicle speed (Km/h or mph depending on the set measurement system) on main LCD. The instrument panel receives information about the actual motorcycle speed (calculated in km/h) and GEAR displays the value increased by 5%. The max.
Engine rpm indicator (RPM) This function displays the rpms on the main LCD. Instrument panel receives rpm value and displays it. Value is progressively displayed from left to right identifying rpm value. GEAR Fig. 9...
Engaged gear indicator This function displays the gears. Instrument panel receives the information and indicates the engaged gear or "N" for neutral. Note GEAR In case of gear sensor "error", a dash "-" (not flashing) will be displayed. GEAR GEAR GEAR GEAR GEAR...
Clock This function allows displaying time indication. Time is always displayed according to the following sequence: AM 0:00 to 11:59; GEAR PM 12:00 to 11:59. In case of battery off (Batt-OFF), when the voltage is restored and upon next Key-On, clock will be reset and will automatically start counting from "0:00".
Fuel level indicator This function displays the fuel level. The low fuel light turns on when the level goes down to 2 marks and there are approximately 4 litres in the tank; if the level goes further down the last mark will be displayed GEAR flashing.
Coolant temperature This function describes the operation of engine coolant indicator. Temperature unit of measurement can be selected (°C or °F). For Europe, Canada, France and Japan versions, the default unit is °C, while for UK and USA versions the default unit is °F.
Note If the sensor is in fault, the three flashing dashes ("- - -") will be displayed and, at the same time, the "Engine/Vehicle Diagnosis - EOBD" light will come on. GEAR Fig. 14...
"Trip 1" meter This function shows the distance travelled since the trip meter was last reset. When this function is accessed and button (1) is kept pressed for 3 seconds, trip meter will be reset. When the reading exceeds 999.9, distance travelled is reset and the meter automatically starts again.
"Trip 2" meter This function shows the distance travelled since the trip meter was last reset. When this function is accessed and button (1) is kept pressed for 3 seconds, trip meter will be reset. When the reading exceeds 999.9, distance travelled is reset and the meter automatically starts again.
Indication if the DTC function is active/not active This function indicates if DTC (Ducati Traction Control) is active. When “DTC” is not lit up inside the rim, this means that the function is disabled. GEAR Fig. 18...
Warning indication (Alarms/Signals) The instrument panel shows some warnings/ malfunctions in real time on the round “Dot-Matrix” display (B) that are not dangerous for correct vehicle operation. Upon Key-On (once check routine is completed) one or more "warnings" are displayed, if active. GEAR If a “warning”...
The following "warnings" could be displayed: Battery level; Traction control; Hands free key; Hands free key battery level; Coolant temperature; Steering unlock error; Rider Jacket Low Battery Level; Passenger Jacket Low Battery Level; Rider Jacket Maintenance; Passenger Airbag Jacket Maintenance; DTC off road setting (DTC OFF ROAD);...
It is activated when the battery voltage is equal to or below 11.0 Volt. Note In this case, Ducati recommends charging battery in the shortest delay using the special instrument as engine could not be started. Two conditions are provided in order to save battery Fig.
Traction Control (DTC) deactivated The activation of this “warning” indicates that DTC (Ducati Traction Control) has been turned off. Note In this case, Ducati recommends paying special attention while riding as vehicle behaves differently from when the Traction Control is active.
Hands Free system does not detect the active key (1, Fig. 75) near the vehicle. Note In this case, Ducati recommends making sure that the active key is nearby (and that it was not lost) or that it works properly.
(1,Fig. 75) to communicate and turn the vehicle on is almost discharged. Note In this case, Ducati recommends changing battery in the shortest delay. Replace the battery as described in the paragraph "Replacing the active key battery" page 151.
The activation of this “warning” indicates that the engine coolant temperature is high. It is activated when the temperature reaches 121°C (250°F). Note In this case, Ducati recommends stopping riding and turning engine immediately off; making sure that fans are working. Fig. 25...
Warning In this case, Ducati recommends switching vehicle off and on again (Key-Off / Key-On), keeping handlebar fully turned. If warning is still present (and steering does not "unlock"), contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. Fig. 26...
Rider Airbag jacket low battery level This function warns when the Rider jacket battery level is "low" and it is recommendable to recharge it. Once the Warning has been automatically activated, it is possible to use button (2,Fig. 20) to scroll the other functions.
Passenger Airbag jacket low battery level This function warns when the Passenger jacket battery level is "low" and it is recommendable to recharge it. Once the Warning has been automatically activated, it is possible to use button (2,Fig. 20) to scroll the other functions.
(2,Fig. 20) to scroll the other functions. Note This warning indicates that it is necessary to inspect the Rider jacket (maintenance); contact a Ducati authorised service centre. Fig. 29 For details about the operation and/or specific instructions/recommendations refer to paragraph ®...
(2,Fig. 20) to scroll the other functions. Note This warning indicates that it is necessary to check the Passenger jacket (maintenance); therefore contact a Ducati authorised service centre. Fig. 30 For details about the operation and/or specific instructions/recommendations refer to paragraph ®...
This warning is displayed whenever DTC (Ducati Traction Control) levels 1 and 2 are used. Warning In this case Ducati recommends to ride very carefully and use a DTC (Ducati Traction Control) setting of this kind only OFF road. Fig. 31...
ABS disabled (ABS OFF) Activation of this warning indicates that it is necessary to ride carefully because the ABS is disabled. Warning In this case Ducati recommends you pay utmost attention when riding and especially while braking. Fig. 32...
Rider Airbag jacket error This function warns of a problem on the AIRBAG system Rider jacket. Once the Error has been automatically displayed, it is possible to use button (2,Fig. 20) to scroll the other functions. For details about the operation and/or specific instructions/recommendations refer to paragraph ®...
Passenger Airbag jacket error This function warns of a problem on the AIRBAG system Passenger jacket. Once the Error has been automatically displayed, it is possible to use button (2,Fig. 20) to scroll the other functions. For details about the operation and/or specific instructions/recommendations refer to paragraph ®...
"Calibration" is performed automatically upon the first "Key-On" after battery is reconnected. Note During "calibration" the message on display reads "DSS – PRE LOAD CALIBRATION WAIT..." and in this period Ducati recommends to avoid starting the vehicle and/or changing "Riding Mode". Fig. 35...
Instrument panel diagnosis This function allows detecting any vehicle abnormal behaviour. Instrument panel activates, in real time, any vehicle abnormal behaviour (ERRORS). At Key- On (at the end of the check) one or more “ERRORS” are displayed (only if they are active). If an “error” is activated during operation, the relevant indication is GEAR automatically shown on the round “Dot-Matrix”...
Warning When one or more errors are displayed, always contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. ERROR MESSAGE ERROR CAN LINE CAN line "BUS Off" (communication line of the several control units) UNKNOWN DEVICE Control unit not acknowledged by the system - wrong SW...
Lambda sensor or Lambda sensor heater malfunction ENGINE motorcycle starting relay malfunction ENGINE Secondary air sensor malfunction DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) Front suspension compression general malfunction DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) Front suspension rebound general malfunction DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) Rear suspension compression general malfunction...
ERROR MESSAGE ERROR BATTERY Battery voltage too high or too low STOP LIGHT Stop light not working Electric cooling fan malfunction ® AIRBAG AIRBAG (D-Air ) control unit general malfunction ® AIRBAG AIRBAG (D-Air ) Rider jacket general malfunction ® AIRBAG AIRBAG (D-Air ) Passenger jacket general malfunction...
(Key-On) for 5 seconds (flashing). The residual range is updated every 100 Km (-1000, -900, -800, -700, etc.). Warning Indication can be reset only by the Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre carrying out the maintenance operations.
If you reach the mileage programmed by Ducati, the instrument panel will activate (at the end of the initial check) the indication that you should go to a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre to have the scheduled maintenance “DESMO SERVICE” or “OIL SERVICE”...
SET UP - "Riding Mode set" indication This function indicates the "Riding Mode” set for the vehicle. Four “Riding Modes” are available: SPORT, TOURING, URBAN and ENDURO. Each riding mode can be changed using the “Riding Mode” function. The default "Riding Mode" is Touring with motorcycle setup for rider only.
The available setup settings are as follows: rider only (5); rider with luggage (6); rider with passenger (7); rider with passenger and luggage (8). Fig. 41...
Indicator "RANGE" - Fuel range This function indicates the distance that can be travelled with the fuel currently in the tank. The calculation is made based on the fuel level and an average consumption in reference to the last 30 seconds of driving (not the average fuel consumption “CONS.AVG”).
(Key-Off) when refuelling; if adding fuel without turning off the motorcycle (Key-On/engine off), the reading will be updated as soon as the vehicle starts to move (speed greater than zero). Warning Ducati recommends not trying to use all the residual range indicated.
Indicator "CONS." - Instantaneous fuel consumption This function indicates the “instantaneous” fuel consumption. The calculation is made considering the quantity of fuel used and the distance travelled during the last second. For the Europe, Japan and China versions the value is expressed in “L/100”...
Indicator "CONS.AVG" - Average fuel consumption This function indicates the “average” fuel consumption. The calculation is made considering the quantity of fuel used and the distance travelled since Trip 1 was last reset. When Trip 1 is reset, the value is reset and the first value available is displayed 10 seconds after the reset.
Indicator "SPEED.AVG" - Average speed This function shows the average speed of the motorcycle. The calculation considers the distance and time since Trip 1 was last reset. When Trip 1 is reset, the value is reset and the first value available is displayed 10 seconds after the reset.
Air temperature indicator This function allows displaying ambient temperature. Displaying range: -39 °C ÷ +124 °C. In the event of a sensor FAULT (-40 °C, +125 °C or disconnected), a string of dashes “- - -” (not flashing) is displayed and the “Engine/Vehicle Diagnosis - EOBD”...
When temperature reading drops until reaching 4°C (39°F), the ice warning will be enabled. This indication will be disabled as soon as temperature rises up to 6°C (43°F). Warning This warning does not eliminate the possibility of icy road areas even with temperatures above 4°C (39°F);...
Indicator "TIME TRIP" - Trip time This function shows the vehicle trip time. The calculation considers the time since Trip 1 was last reset. When Trip 1 is reset, this value is reset as well. The active phase calculation occurs when the engine is running and the vehicle is stopped (when the vehicle is not moving and the engine is off the time is automatically stopped and restarts when the...
Jacket battery status indication STATUS (F): all notches off indicate that the Rider jacket battery status is not available due to a This function provides the battery status indication of problem or because the jacket has not been the Airbag system Rider and Passenger jacket. connected.
to the jacket battery status indication even with active "Warning". STATUS (N): all notches off indicate that the Passenger jacket battery status is not available due to a problem or because the jacket has not been connected. For details about the operation and/or specific instructions/recommendations refer to paragraph ®...
Each riding mode is associated with a different conditions are verified (throttle closed and brakes intervention level of the traction control (DTC - Ducati released or vehicle at a standstill) (9) the Traction Control), a different level of brake control...
Warning Ducati recommends changing the Riding mode when the motorcycle is stopped. If the riding mode is changed while riding, be very careful (it is recommended to change the Riding mode at a low...
"LOAD" function (bike setting change) instrument panel will automatically exit the display mode without making any change. This function changes vehicle setup. Each individual riding mode is associated with four Warning different setups. The setup change can lead to a different rider only (5);...
"Heated handgrips" control function This function activates and adjusts heat level of the heated handgrips. To open the "H.GRIPS" control menu, press Start button (12) located on the RH switch. Note The Start button (12) controls the heated handgrips only when the engine is running. After opening the menu, press several times the same button to select one option (arrows indicate the selected item).
Once you select the heating setup, the Start button (12) shall no longer be pressed; after 3 seconds that no change is made, the Instrument panel automatically quits the menu and retains the last setting stored. If the handgrips are activated, the Instrument panel warns the user upon every key-on (warning displayed for 5 seconds) and every 5 minutes while running (warning displayed for 5 seconds) by indicating "H.
"Setting" menu AIRBAG; EXIT. This menu is used to set/enable some motorcycle functions. Press button (2) to enter the “setting To exit the setting menu, use button (1) or button (2) menu”. to select “EXIT” (present at the beginning and end of the menu item list) and press the reset button (4).
Battery voltage indicator (BATTERY) This function describes the battery voltage indicator. To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu page 101 and access the “BATTERY” page. The information will be displayed as follows: if battery voltage is between 11.8 and 14.9 Volt the reading will be displayed steady;...
“DSS”. Any parameter change made is saved in the memory also after a Battery-Off. To change the DTC parameters see the "DTC (Ducati Traction Control)" paragraph page 107. To change the ABS parameters see the "ABS setting function" paragraph page 114.
"DTC OFF When accessing the function, the set DTC level ROAD" warning; in this case Ducati recommends you "LEVEL" will appear at the top of the round display. pay utmost attention when riding and use this type of The intervention levels range from “1”...
The following table indicates the most suitable level of DTC intervention for the various riding types as well as the default settings in the "Riding Mode" that can be selected by the rider: DTC LEVEL RIDING MODE DEFAULT? ENDURO Professional Off-road for very expert rid- ers.
DTC LEVEL RIDING MODE DEFAULT? URBAN “Very safe” riding together It is the default level for the with the use of 100 HP EN- “URBAN” Riding Mode GINE (maximum power 100 RAIN Wet road HEAVY RAIN Wet road and slippery as- phalt...
Tips on how to select the sensitivity level Between level 8 and level 1 there are a further 6 intermediate levels. The level of DTC sensitivity decreases in equal steps from level 8 to level 1. Warning Levels 1 and 2 are specifically designed for OFF- The 8 DTC level settings have been calibrated ROAD conditions and do not ensure a suitable control using the same tyres as those originally supplied with...
Relation of the DTC sensitivity level to the path Once you have found a satisfactory setting for all the characteristics: corners except one or two slow ones, where the If all the corners on the track/circuit can be taken at a system tends to kick in and control too much, you can similar speed, it will be easier to find an intervention try to modify your riding style slightly to a more...
level 7 you cannot perceive any DTC intervention, switch to level 8).
(Antilock Braking System) level as well as its stored, the warning "ABS OFF" will be automatically disabling. displayed; in this case Ducati recommends you pay To display the function, enter the “setting” menu utmost attention when riding and especially while page 101 and access the “SET UP”...
The following table indicates the most suitable level of ABS intervention for the various riding types as well as the default settings in the "Riding Mode" that can be selected by the rider: LEVEL MODE DEFAULT? The ABS is disabled. ENDURO Exclusively for off road use, for expert riders (not recom- It is the default level...
Tips on how to select the sensitivity level controlled so as to guarantee prolonged slipping of the rear wheel. Front and rear combined braking is active. Warning The choice of the correct level mainly depends on the The levels of the ABS system your motorcycle following parameters: is equipped with were calibrated with original 1) The tyre/road surface grip (type of tyre, amount...
ENGINE setting function (Engine Power The upper indication will be updated to confirm that the new setting was “received” and stored. To exit Control) the function, select “EXIT” and press the reset This function customises engine power and output. button (4). To display the function, enter the “setting”...
DSS setting function To display the DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) function, enter the “setting” menu page 101 and access the “SET UP” page. Use buttons (1) and (2) to select the riding mode to be changed and press the reset button (4) to access the "DSS"...
The three parameters to change appear on the round display: FRONT: adjustment of the front suspension rebound and compression; REAR: adjustment of the rear shock absorber rebound and compression; PRE-LOAD: adjustment of the rear shock absorber spring preload. Use buttons (1) and (2) to select the parameter to change and press the reset button (4).
“FRONT” adjustment The display shows 5 blocks in vertical, on the left, the arrow on the right side of the block indicates the last setting stored The following options are available (reading the list from top to bottom): HARD (Hard level); Hard Medium (Hard Medium level);...
“REAR” adjustment The display shows 5 blocks in vertical, on the left, the arrow on the right side of the block indicates the last setting stored The following options are available (reading the list from top to bottom): HARD (Hard level); Hard Medium (Hard Medium level);...
“PRE-LOAD” adjustment the top of the round display will show the “preload” and a bargraph indicating the set value; use buttons (1) and (2) to select “NEW SET” and press the reset button (4). The number to be changed is shown on the display;...
Modes. By selecting a certain Riding Mode, the rider Multistrada 1200 is equipped with the brand new can establish the base suspension behaviour, suspension control system called DSS (Ducati suspension response and hence the motorcycle Skyhook System): DDS is a dynamic suspension response.
Two conditions are provided in order to save battery charge: 1) when engine is running, if engine is stopped but instrument panel is not turned off, the suspension system power is cut after 30 seconds; 2) when engine is stopped, if instrument panel is turned on but engine is not started, the suspension system power is cut after 30 seconds.
The table below indicates the Riding Modes of the Multistrada 1200 and the corresponding suspension behaviour. ENDURO When the ENDURO Riding Mode is selected, the DSS will have a base suspension setting that dampens the bumps typical of any off-road tracks and ensures optimised longitudinal dynamics for the level of grip typical of off-road conditions.
DSS default setting can be changed using the should ensure the rider to find the perfect setting corresponding menu through the instrument panel. under any load condition. This menu allows the rider to increase or decrease the base damping settings characterising the Warning operation of fork and rear shock absorber for every The DSS setting greatly depends on the load...
DEFAULT function (Resetting Ducati default parameters) This function resets the parameters set by Ducati for each riding style. To display the function, enter the “setting” menu page 101 and access the “SET UP” page. Use the buttons (1) and (2) to select the riding mode for which you want to restore the settings and access the “DEFAULT”...
Instrument panel backlighting setting Note function In the event of an interruption of the power supply from the battery, when power is restored at This function adjusts the instrument panel the next Key-On, the backlighting will always be set backlighting intensity. by default to maximum brightness.
LAP Activation/Deactivation function (lap time) This function activates and deactivates the LAP function (lap time). To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu page 101 and access the “LAP” page. the arrows indicate the setting currently in use; use buttons (1) and (2) to select the new setting; to store the new setting press the reset button (4);...
LAP registration function if the lap timer was active, the current "lap" is not stored). This function describes the "LAP" time registration. If the time is never "stopped", it will roll over upon If the function is activated (see "LAP activation/ reaching 9 minutes, 59 seconds and 99 hundredths;...
Stored LAP display function Note This function displays the stored LAPs. The MAX stored speed is indicated on the main To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu display (A) (increased by 8%). If MAX speed reading page 101 and access the “LAP” page. exceeds 299 km/h (186 mph) while the information is In the next display, press the reset button (4) showing stored, speed reading is displayed (example: 316 km/...
Digital RPM indication function This function displays the number of RPMs for improved accuracy when setting idle rpm. To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu page 101 and access the “RPM” page. The display shows the numerical value of the RPM with a precision of 50 rpm.
Clock setting function This function allows adjusting clock. To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu page 101 and access the “CLOCK” page. In the next display, press the reset button (4) showing “SET UP” for 3 seconds to proceed with the actual setting.
Clock Setting hold the button (2) down , the count increases cyclically in steps of 1 minute every second. When you access this function, the text "AM" flashes; If button (2) is kept pressed for more than 5 seconds, if you press button (2) "PM" flashes; steps increase in steps of 1 every 100 m (seconds if you press the button (2) you will return to the will not flash while button (2) is pressed).
D-Air kit number indication This function allows displaying the number of the D- ® specific kit installed onboard the vehicle. The KIT unique number identifies the AIRBAG system installed on the motorcycle. It corresponds to the number of SIM CARDS sold together with the Rider and Passenger jackets.
Immobilizer system For improved antitheft protection, the motorcycle is equipped with an IMMOBILIZER, an electronic system that inhibits engine operation whenever the ignition switch is turned off. The grip of each ignition key contains an electronic device that modulates the output signal from a special antenna in the headlight fairing when the ignition is switched On.
Keys The Owner receives a set of keys comprising: 1 active key (1); 1 passive key (2). They contain the code used by the "Hands free" system for the Key-On, in different modes. The active key (1) is the one that is normally used and has a button (A) that when pressed makes the metal part exit (B).
The key contains a battery that must be replaced when the message "low level" is displayed under the key and battery symbols when the instrument panel is turned on. Note In this case, replace the battery as soon as possible. When the charge level goes below a certain limit, the key can only work in passive mode, like the passive key: in this case, the instrument panel will not display...
Warning Do not ride with the key (active or passive) inserted in the lock of the tank cap or in the seat lock as it could come out and represent a potential danger. Furthermore, if bumped, the key mechanism and the integrated circuit could be damaged.
Replacing the battery in the active key Only use 3 Volt CR 2032 lithium ion batteries. Note The keys do not need to be reprogrammed after replacing the battery. Remove the metal part of the battery. Use a large sized coin to pry open the shells of the plastic grip (2 euro coin) as shown in the figure.
Once the plastic shells have been separated, remove the printed circuit board (1) prying it up GENTLY with a small flat screwdriver, as shown in the figure. Important Insert the point of the flat screwdriver just under the printed circuit board, being very careful not to damage it.
Remove the battery (2) from the printed circuit board (1) and replace it with a new one. Pay attention to polarity: the positive pole (+) must face upward. Important Only use the required type of battery. Reinsert the printed circuit board (1) from the side with the battery (2) into the plastic shell.
Apply slight pressure on the antenna (3) of the printed circuit board until you hear a click. Align the two shells of the grip and press on the area indicated by the arrows to reclose them. Make sure that you hear a “click” upon closing and that the key is well closed.
Duplicate keys Warning If you need any duplicate keys, contact the Ducati The motorcycle owner must activate (store) the Service network with all the keys you have left. PIN code; if there is already a stored PIN, contact an The Ducati Service Centre will program all the new Authorised Ducati Dealer to have the function "reset".
PIN CODE activation function and returns to the “setting” menu. From this moment, “MODIFY” will be displayed when To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu accessing the “PIN CODE” function and the PIN can page 101 and access the “PIN CODE” page. be changed again.
PIN CODE change function Entering the “old” PIN: each time you press the button (2) the displayed number increases from “0” This function changes your four number PIN CODE. to “9” and then returns to “0”. To display the function, enter the “Setting” menu To confirm the number, press the reset button (4).
If the code was entered correctly the message “NEW PIN” and four dashes “- - - -” will appear on the round display; now enter the "new" 4 digit code. Entering the “new” PIN: each time you press the button (2) the displayed number increases from “0”...
Light control Headlight control This function allows you to reduce current consumption from the battery, by automatically managing headlight switching-off. Upon Key-On, low and high beams are Off. When the engine is started, the low beam lights turn on automatically. From this moment, “normal” operation is activated: switch to high beam (i.e.
Turn indicators (Automatic Reset) Turn indicators are automatically reset by the instrument panel. After activating one of the two turn indicators, user can reset them using the reset button (4). If turn indicator is not manually "reset", instrument panel will automatically disable the turn indicator after having travelled 500 m (0.3 miles) since it was activated.
Hazard All turn indicators can be turned on together (Hazard function) as emergency indicator. To activate the Hazard function (i.e., all 4 turn indicators) you must hold for 3 seconds the switch that normally activates the left turn indicator (button GEAR (4) in position (6)).
Note The frequent use of this function can If there is a sudden interruption in the battery considerably reduce the battery charge; Ducati while the function is active, the instrument panel will recommends using this function only when really disable the function when the voltage is restored.
Warning reading “Hold the button to lock the steering” This indicates that rider must hold button (1) depressed to engage the steering lock. The warning stays displayed for 2 seconds; after this time, if steering is in the correct position (fully turned to the right or left), the system locks it and the display will read "STEERING LOCKED", as described on the following page.
“Steering locked” on indication This function informs that the steering lock was activated. The steering lock can be activated during the first 60 seconds after turning off the vehicle by pressing down the “RUN” button for 3 seconds. If the steering lock was activated correctly, the instrument panel will show the indication in the round display for 5 seconds.
Indication of incorrect position of the red starter button This message warns the user that the button should be returned to the "upper" position in order to ensure that there is not an excessive current absorption by the system. Important This could lead to battery discharge in a short time.
Button (1) must be taken back to its upper position in order to avoid any power absorption, which could drain the battery. In this case, report the fault to Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. Fig. 95 Fig. 96...
Changing unit of measurement This function allows you to change the units of measurement of the displayed values. In order to enter this menu it is necessary to start the vehicle by holding down contemporaneously both the flash button (3) and the reset button (4) for at least 3 seconds.
“SPEED” setting After the setting is stored, system quits the page and rider should do a Key-Off; upon next Key-on any new The arrows indicate the current setting, with buttons unit of measurement will be set. (1 and 2) it is possible to select the new setting. 3) °C: by setting this condition the following values To store the new setting it is necessary to press the will have the same units of measurement:...
6) L/100: by setting this condition the following values will have the same units of measurement: CONS. and CONS. AVG: L/100 7) mpgal UK : by setting this condition the following values will have the same units of measurement: CONS. and CONS. AVG: mpgal UK 8) mpgal USA : by setting this condition the following values will have the same units of measurement: CONS.
Controls Warning Do not tamper, remove or move the control unit ® of the D-Air system. Please contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. Position of motorcycle controls Warning This section shows the position and function of the controls used to ride the motorcycle. Be sure to read this information carefully before you use the controls.
"Hands free" system The Hands free system consists of: 1) Hands free lock; 2) Antenna; 3) Active key; 4) Passive key; 5) Electric plug (Optional). The "Hands free" lock (1) is located on tank front side and can be accessed by removing lid (8, Fig. 102). Fig.
Hands free system "Key-On" and "Key-Off" Key-On consists in turning on the hands free system and all electronic devices. Key-Off consists in turning off the hands free system and all electronic devices, and ensures engine is turned off. Key-On is done using button (6) on the right switch on the handlebar or using the emergency button (7) on the Hands free lock.
Key-On can only occur in the presence of one of the two keys (3) or (4) or using the pin code. Key-Off can also occur without any key (3) or (4). Key-Off occurs when motorcycle speed is equal to zero, by pressing button (6) on the handlebar or by pressing the Hands free button (7).
Key-On/Key-Off using the red button on the handlebar with the active key A Key-On can be performed by pressing the red button (6) on the handlebar in the HANDS FREE ON/ OFF position and in the presence of the active key (3, Fig.
Key-On/Key-Off using the button on the Hands free lock with the active key Key-On can be performed by pressing button (7) on the Hands free lock (1, Fig. 100) and with the presence of the active key (3, Fig. 100). Note The active key (3) has a range of approx.
Key-On/Key-Off using the red button on the handlebar with the passive key A Key-On can be performed by pressing the red button (6) on the handlebar in the HANDS FREE ON/ OFF position and in the presence of the passive key (4, Fig.
Key-On/Key-Off using the button on the Hands free lock with the passive key Key-On can be performed by pressing button (7) on the Hands free lock and with the presence of the passive key (4, Fig. 100). Note The passive key (4) has a range of a few cm, therefore it must be positioned close to the antenna (2).
Key-On/Key-Off using the pin code (immobilizer override) Key-On can be performed by pressing button (7) on the hands free lock (1, Fig. 100) without the presence of the keys (3, Fig. 100) and (4, Fig. 100) and entering the pin code on the instrument panel. Key-Off can be performed by pressing button (6) on the handlebar, from Engine On position to Engine Off position (Fig.
Entering PIN CODE function for overriding purposes This function allows the rider to "temporarily" turn on the motorcycle in case of HF (Hands Free) system "malfunction". If the motorcycle cannot be turned on using the normal starter button, press the "emergency" Hands Free button (7), lifting lid (8), to activate the function.
If this procedure is necessary in order to start code again. the motorcycle, contact an Authorised Ducati Service Centre as soon as possible to fix the problem. Note There is no limit to the number of times the code can be re-entered;...
Therefore, in order to avoid any undesired Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre. activation of the Jacket and/or Waistcoat, the relevant electronic device must be disabled when riding off- ®...
Accident conditions, motorcycle impact (M) against ® an obstacle (O), for which D-Air has obtained the 45° certification by the TÜV SUD Notified Body, are shown in the figure (Fig. 112). The assessed angle of incidence against the obstacle 90° is between 90°...
® the D-Air device inside a specific band fixed by means of a zip on the jacket/waistcoat (D) that can be purchased at a Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre. Fig. 113 Warning In case the left side body panel where the D- ®...
Display (C) shows the user interface that allows the ® user to monitor the D-Air system status. ® The garment that integrates the D-Air system in a ® specific band, is a Gore-Tex jacket or waistcoat that can be purchased at a Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre.
® SIM CARDS allow univocally pairing the D-Air system installed on your bike with the specific Jacket/ Waistcoat purchased at a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. If you lose one or both SIM CARDS, new ones can be requested at a DUCATI Dealer or Authorised Service ®...
D-Air system use ® D-Air turning on and off on jacket/waistcoat The device on the jacket/waistcoat (D) is provided with a remote on/off system located on the band right side. A vibra motor inside the system communicates, through coded vibrations, the jacket/waistcoat operation status.
On the front side of the jacket/waistcoat turning on/ off system, a slider (E) allows you to turn the jacket/ waistcoat device on and off. Slider (E) in upper position (I) turns the device on whereas if in the lower position (O) it turns the device off.
Checking the charge status of the Jacket/ Waistcoat D-Air ® device To check the internal rechargeable battery status of ® the D-Air device, it is necessary to press the thermoformed button (P) on the LED bar on the back side of the band. Several LEDs (L), from 1 to 4, will turn on to indicate the residual charge: 1 means that it is necessary to recharge the batteries whereas 4 means the battery...
® Charging the internal battery of the D-Air system in your jacket/waistcoat ® The D-Air system installed in your Jacket/Waistcoat is supplied by a LiFePo battery pack (3.2 V, 2400 mAh) that ensures a range of 30 hours. Should the battery charge level be too low, charge the ®...
If, upon turning off, the slider is in position "I" (ON), to ® turn on again the D-Air system of your Jacket/ Waistcoat, first move slider to "O" and then to "I" again. Should the system turn off because of an insufficient ®...
Upon purchase, check the size of the jacket/ ® waistcoat equipped with D-Air system. The jacket/ waistcoat can be purchased at a Ducati dealer or authorised service centre. After putting on your Jacket, check the correct position of the passive protectors (if any) on your shoulders and elbows.
In case of an error concerning the D-Air system installed on your motorcycle or Jacket/Waistcoat, the AIRBAG DIAGNOSIS warning light turns on (steady) and the display shows the "ERRORS AIRBAG" message: contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre. GEAR Fig. 119...
D-Air system installation ® The D-Air system does not require cables to activate the airbags. The motorcycle control unit and the unit installed in the jacket/waistcoat communicate by means of a radio-frequency interface. The system works only if the unit on the motorcycle ®...
Inserting the SIM CARD in your jacket/ waistcoat ® To allow the pairing the D-Air system installed on the bike with the one installed in your garment, it is necessary to insert the SIM CARD in the specific slot on the jacket/waistcoat. Proceed as follows: (1) detach the plug with gold plated contacts from the PVC support.
® D-Air pairing procedure. The SIM CARDS must be inserted in the relevant slots on your jacket/waistcoat before turning the D- ® system on as described in the paragraph “D- ® turning on and off on jacket/waistcoat”. After inserting the SIM CARD, go to the vehicle and turn the key to ON: it is not necessary to start the GEAR engine.
Should the vehicle ordinary and extraordinary maintenance operations require the temporary removal of the sensor units (High Range or Low Range), have it performed by a DUCATI dealer or authorised service centre. Any modification of control unit and sensors may lead to a faulty operation of the system and nulls and voids the Ducati warranty.
Washing the garment: Gore-Tex jacket, only. Wash the garment referring to the instructions provided on the garment itself or in the specific informative notes. Washing the garment: Waistcoat, only The waistcoat must be exclusively washed using soft cloths dampened with water or neutral soapy water without softener.
Scheduled maintenance ® The D-Air system must undergo a scheduled maintenance, reminded to the user by means of a message on the display. Through the specific function the display warns the user about the maintenance intervals as follows: 15 days before the due date, the display shows "AIRBAG RIDER MAINT"...
® The scheduled maintenance of the D-Air device installed in the jacket/waistcoat consists in checking the overall conditions of the protection system and of the jacket, which must be carried out by a Ducati Dealer or authorised service centre.
Clutch lever Lever (1) disengages the clutch. It features a dial adjuster (2) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar. The lever distance can be adjusted through 10 clicks of the dial (2). Turn clockwise to increase lever distance from the twistgrip. Turn the adjuster counter clockwise to decrease lever distance.
Right-hand switch 1) Red ON/OFF switch. 2) Black ENGINE START button The switch (1) has three positions: A) centre: RUN OFF. In this position, the engine cannot be started and all electronic devices are off. B) pushed down: ON/OFF. In this position, the system can be turned on (Key-On) and off (Key-Off).
Front brake lever Pull in the lever (1) 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 (1) has a dial (2) for adjusting the distance between lever and twistgrip on the handlebar.
Gear change pedal When released, the gear change pedal automatically returns to rest position N in the centre. This is indicated by the instrument panel light N (3, coming The pedal can be moved: down = press down the pedal to engage the 1 gear and to shift down.
Adjusting the position of the gearchange and rear brake pedals The position of the gearchange and rear brake pedals in relation to the footrests can be adjusted to suit the requirements of the rider. Adjust the pedals as follows: Gear change pedal Use an open ended spanner to hold the spherical end on the rod (1) on the flat (2) and loosen the counter nut (3).
Rear brake pedal. Loosen counter nut (7). Turn pedal stroke adjusting screw (6) until pedal is in 1,5÷2 mm the desired position. Tighten the counter nut (7). Operate the pedal by hand to check that there is 1.5 to 2 mm of free play before the brake bites. If not, check to modify the length of the cylinder push-rod in the following mode.
Main components and devices Position on the vehicle 1) Tank filler plug. 2) Seat lock. 3) Side stand. 4) Power outlet. 5) Rear-view mirrors. 6) Front fork adjusters. 7) Rear shock absorber adjusters. 8) Catalytic converter. 9) Exhaust silencer. 10) Centre stand. Fig.
Tank filler plug Opening Lift the cover (1) and insert the active or passive key into the lock. Turn the key clockwise 1/4 turn to unlock. Lift the plug (2). Closing Close the cap (2) with the key inserted and press it into its seat.
Electric fuel cap opening (optional) The electric cap (2, Fig. 137) opens after every key- off within 60 seconds operating the lever (1, Fig. 136) located on it.
Seat lock CLOSE By operating the lock (1) the passenger seat can be removed to access the tool kit compartment and the rider seat to access the battery and other devices. Removal of the seats OPEN Insert the active or passive key into the lock (1) and rotate it clockwise until you hear the release click in the passenger seat.
To remove the rider seat (4) remove the rear part from the pin (5) on the frame. Pull it backwards and at the same time push the front part of the rider seat downwards to unhook it from the pins (6) on the tank. Fig.
Refitting the seats Position the front part of the rider seat (4), with slots (7), in the pins (6, Fig. 141) of the tank. Push on the front end of the rider seat to move the pins (6) to the bottom of the slots (7). Insert the rear part of the rider seat into the pin (5, Fig.
Helmet cable Remove the passenger seat and the rider seat as described in the paragraph “Removal of the seats” page 218. Pass the cable (1) through the helmet and insert the ends of the cable in the frame pin (2). Leave the helmet hanging and refit the passenger seat and the rider seat to hold it in place.
Side stand Important Place the motorcycle on the side stand only when you are not going to use it for short periods of 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.
Note The engine can be started with the side stand down and the gearbox in neutral. If starting with a gear engaged, pull in the clutch lever (in this case the side stand must be up).
Motorcycle lifting handle To help you position the motorcycle on the centre stand or support it during the small parking manoeuvres, use handle (1) pivoted on the LH passenger footpeg bracket. Turn handle outward to use it; release after use, it will automatically spring back in place.
Power outlet The motorcycle is equipped with two 12 V power outlets protected by a fuse located in the rear fuse box. It is possible to connect to each power outlet loads up to 4 A (if both are used at the same time) or up to 8 A if only one is in use.
Central stand Always use the centre stand (1) to safely park the vehicle. Its structure allows to support the motorcycle even under full load. Warning Before lowering the centre stand, check that the ground is sufficiently even and firm. Hold the left-hand grip with your left hand, and hold the handle (2) with the other hand.
Warning Before moving off, always make sure that the centre stand is in its rest position. Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism (two springs, one into the other) at regular intervals.
Side pannier use Opening Open the side pannier as follows. Insert the key on the pannier lock and turn clockwise. Fig. 153 Fig. 154...
Lift handle (A) and opening plate (B) to open the pannier. Important It is recommended NOT to ride the motorcycle above 180 Km/h when side panniers are installed, and in any case to ride within the speed limits prescribed by the law at all times. Warning The side panniers are only for light luggage: each pannier can contain a maximum of 10 kg (K).
The pannier fixed part features fastening straps (C) to support the luggage. Warning Position the baggage evenly by keeping the heaviest elements in the pannier innermost side to avoid unbalancing the vehicle. Fig. 157...
Closing Close the side pannier as follows. Raise and close the external lid (D) by fitting the edge all around inside the relevant channel on pannier fixed part: only in this way pannier can be closed. Engage opening flap (B) to pannier inner lid (E) and push down handle (A).
Removal To remove the side pannier, turn key to open position and lift handle (A). Slide it slightly back and remove by pulling it out. Fig. 159...
For fork adjustment, follow the description at page 120 "DSS setting function". For more details on operation of the fork and the DSS (Ducati SkyHook System) please refer to page 38 and page 128. Spring preload default settings: 8 mm (left leg);...
Adjusting the rear shock absorber The rear shock absorber has commands that enable you to adjust the setting to suit the load on the motorcycle. Warning The shock absorber is filled with gas under pressure and may cause severe damage if taken apart by unskilled persons.
Changing the motorcycle track alignment Motorcycle setup is the optimal result of tests carried out under different riding conditions by our technical staff. The rider can set four different setup configurations on the instrument panel: Rider only (1); Rider with luggage (2); Rider with passenger (3);...
Riding the motorcycle 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.
During the whole running-in period, the maintenance and service rules recommended in the GEAR Warranty Card should be observed carefully. Failure to follow these instructions releases Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for any engine damage or shorter engine life. Fig. 163...
Pre-ride checks CONTROLS Work the brake, clutch, throttle and gear change controls (levers, pedals and twistgrip) and check Warning for proper operation. Failure to carry out these checks before riding, LIGHTS AND INDICATORS may lead to motorcycle damage and injury to rider Make sure lights, indicators and horn work and passenger.
When the vehicle speed exceeds 5 km/h, the warning light switches off to indicate the correct operation of the ABS system. Warning In case of malfunction, do not ride the motorcycle and contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre.
ABS device Check that the front (1) and rear (2) phonic wheels are clean. Warning Clogged reading slots would compromise system proper operation. It is recommended to disable ABS system in case of muddy road surface because under this condition the system might be subject to sudden failure.
Engine on/off Warning Before starting the engine, become familiar with the controls you will need to use when riding. Warning 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. In the presence of the active or passive key, perform Fig.
Warning The side stand must be fully up (in a horizontal position) as its safety sensor prevents engine start when down. After Key-On, but with the engine not yet started, the system will perform a Key-Off automatically if the presence of the active key is not detected within 10 seconds.
The red oil pressure warning light (3, Fig. 167) should The controls should be used correctly and timely: go out a few seconds after the engine has started. when riding uphill do not hesitate to shift down as The engine will shut off by turning the red key soon as the motorcycle tends to slow down, so you (1, Fig.
Using the brakes correctly under adverse conditions braking circuit to the front one when using the front is the hardest – and yet the most critical - skill to brake. The opposite is not true: the rear brake control master for a rider. Braking is one of the most difficult does not affect the front braking system.
Warning Although the system has a combined braking feature (rear brake activation when using the front brake only), using one brake control or the other separately will decrease the motorcycle braking efficiency. Never use the brake controls harshly or suddenly as you may cause the rear wheel lift up and lose control of the motorcycle.
Stopping the motorcycle Reduce speed, shift down and release the throttle twistgrip. Shift down to engage first gear and then neutral. Apply the brakes and bring the motorcycle to a complete stop. Turn off the engine moving the red switch downward (1).
5 seconds the instrument panel displays the message: "RED SWITCH NOT RELEASED". If this is the case, release the switch and try locking the steering again within 60 seconds from Key-off. In case of failed locking, contact a Ducati authorised Service Centre.
Press button (2, Fig. 171) for at least 3 seconds: the indication of the activated function (Fig. 172) will appear on the round display of the instrument panel for 5 seconds and the lights will remain on for 2 hours. After this period of time, they will turn off automatically.
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 motorcycle next to inflammable material (wood, leaves etc.). 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...
Refuelling Never overfill the tank when refuelling. Fuel should never be touching the rim of filler recess. Warning Use fuel with low lead content and an original octane number of at least 95. Warning The motorcycle is only compatible with fuel having a maximum content of ethanol of 10% (E10).
Tool kit and accessories The compartment under the passenger seat (1) holds: an Owner's manual and tool kit (2) including: 1 90° needle with rubber scraper; 2 rubber cylinders for punctures; 2 high pressure spray cans; 2 valve adaptors (if not provided with the spray cans);...
Main maintenance operations Checking and topping up coolant level Check the coolant level in the expansion reservoir on the right-hand side of the headstock. Steer the handlebar completely to the left and check that the level is between the MIN and MAX marks on the side of the expansion reservoir.
Warning Make sure the engine is cold before proceeding. Attempting to change the coolant with the engine hot could lead to burns from hot coolant or scalding steam.
Brake and clutch fluid must be topped up and changed at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance table reported in the Warranty Booklet; please contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Fig. 176 Centre. Important It is recommended all brake and clutch lines be changed every four years.
Do not exceed the brake pads are still in good condition, contact your specified level (3 mm above the minimum level). Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre to have the system inspected and any air drained out of the circuit.
Friction material wear beyond this limit would lead to metal support contact with the brake disc thus compromising braking efficiency, disc integrity and rider safety. Fig. 178 Important Have the brake pads replaced at a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Fig. 179...
Work the controls to make sure the cables slide smoothly inside the sheaths: if you feel any friction or catching, have the cable replaced by a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. To avoid this kind of problem with the throttle cable, unscrew the two...
To ensure smooth operation of side stand joint, clean off any dirt and apply SHELL Alvania R3 at all points exposed to friction.
Adjusting throttle control free play 1,5÷2 mm ä The throttle twistgrip must have free play of 1.5 - 2.0 mm in all steering positions, measured on the outer edge of the twistgrip. If necessary, adjust it using the adjusters (1 and 2) located on the headstock on the left-hand side of the vehicle.
Charging the battery Before charging the battery, it is best to remove it from the motorcycle. Remove the rider seat, unscrew the screw (1) and remove the bracket (2). Loosen the screws (3), to remove the positive cable (4) and (ABS) (5) from the positive terminal and the negative cable (6) from the negative terminal always starting from the negative one (-) and remove the battery by sliding it outwards.
Grease the screws (3). Refit the battery on the support, connect the positive cable (4) and ABS (5) to the positive terminal and the negative cable (6) to the negative terminal of the battery, by starting always from the positive (+), and fit the screws (3).
Charging and maintenance of the battery during winter storage Your motorcycle is equipped with a connector (1) under the seat to which you can connect a special battery charger (2) (Battery maintainer kit part no. 69924601A - various countries; Battery maintainer kit part no.
Note When the motorcycle is left unused (approximately for more than 30 days) we recommend owners to use the Ducati battery charge maintainer (Battery maintainer kit part no. 69924601A - various countries; Battery maintainer kit part no. 69924601AX - for Japan, China and Australia only) since its electronics monitors the battery voltage and features a maximum charge current of 1.5 Ah.
Checking drive chain tension Important Have chain tension adjusted by a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. With the motorcycle on its side stand, measure chain tension as follows: press with a finger in the centre of the bottom run of the chain, release it and measure 35÷37 mm...
Warning Correct tightening of swinging arm screws (1) is critical to rider and passenger safety. Important Improper chain tension will lead to early wear of transmission parts. To access the screws (1), remove the rear gravel guards (2) and chain guard (3), unscrewing the three screws (4).
Chain lubrication The chain fitted on your motorcycle has O-rings to protect its moving parts from dirt, and to hold the lubricant inside. 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 cleaners.
Using the supplied chain tension gauge For a correct measure the bike must be placed on the side stand. Always check the chain correct tensioning in the point where it is stretched the most (repeat the gauging on more equidistant points of the chain). Note Chain tension changes according to the set Riding Mode.
35÷37 mm In case the chain pins are above or below such notch (Fig. 194), you will have to tension the chain page 265. Important Have chain tension adjusted by a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Fig. 193 Fig. 194...
Replacing the high and low beam bulbs Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new one matches the voltage and wattage specifications in paragraph “Electric System”. Always ensure that the new bulb you have installed operates properly before refitting any parts you have removed.
Unscrew the four screws (3) that fasten the panel (4) to headlight fairing. Remove the panel (4), lifting the rear part to unhook the tabs from the slots (A) in the headlight fairing. 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.
Reconnect the connector (5) and refit the panels (4) that were removed being careful to insert the tabs (B) into the slots (A) (Fig. 198) made in the headlight fairing. Note Fig. 199 To replace the parking light LED bulb, contact an Authorised Ducati Service Centre. Fig. 200...
Rear turn indicators Loosen the screw (1) and detach the lens (2) from the turn signal support. 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 cup (2) by inserting the tab into the corresponding slot in the turn indicator support.
Beam setting Note The headlight features a double beam adjustment, one for the right beam and one for the left beam To check the headlight aim, place the motorcycle upright with the tyres inflated to the correct pressure 10 m and one person sitting astride the motorcycle.
Procedure for adjusting the low beam/high beam height 1) Switch on the low beam/high beam. 2) Fully cover and blank one of the two beams 3) Adjust the height of the visible beam by working the corresponding screw adjuster (1), i.e., the one located on the same side as the beam being adjusted.
Note cold. To avoid front wheel box distortion, when riding on bumpy roads, increase tyre pressure by 0.2 ÷ 0.3 Have the tyres replaced at a Ducati Dealer or bar. authorised Service Centre. Correct removal and installation of the wheels is essential. Some parts of...
Warning When changing the front wheel, the Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre must follow the instructions given in the Workshop Manual concerning removal and installation of the front wheel shaft.
Minimum tread depth Measure tread depth (SFig. 206) at the point where tread is most worn down: it should not be less than 2 mm, and in any case not less than 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.
Refit the plug. Important Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a Fig. 207 Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance chart reported in the Warranty Card.
Viscosity SAE 15W-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. 20W–40 20W–50 15W–40 15W–50 10W–40 10W–30 –10 40 C Fig. 208...
Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and should be checked at regular intervals. Have the spark plug replaced at a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Fig. 209...
Cleaning the motorcycle Important To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, Do not wash your motorcycle right after use. wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, When the motorcycle is still hot, water drops will anyway according to road conditions. Use specific evaporate faster and spot hot surfaces.
Warning The headlight might fog up due to washing, rain or moisture. Switch headlight on for a short time to dry up any condensate. Carefully clean the phonic wheels of the ABS in order to ensure system efficiency. Do not use aggressive products in order to avoid damaging the phonic wheels and the sensors.
Storing the motorcycle Periodically carry out the required checks and replace parts as necessary, using Ducati original spare parts, If the motorcycle is to be left unridden over long in compliance with the regulations in the country periods, it is advisable to carry out the following concerned.
Scheduled maintenance chart Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be performed by the Dealer List of operations and type of interven- Km. x1000 Time tion (months) mi. x1000 0.6 22.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Reading of the error memory with DDS and check of Software version update on control units.
List of operations and type of interven- Km. x1000 Time tion (months) mi. x1000 0.6 22.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Check tightening of the safety components (brake disc flange screws, brake calliper screws, front/rear wheel nuts, sprocket and final drive sprocket nuts) Check and lubricate the rear wheel shaft Check the drive chain tension and lubrication Check final drive wear (chain, front and rear sprockets)
List of operations and type of interven- Km. x1000 Time tion (months) mi. x1000 0.6 22.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Check idling Check the operation of the safety electrical devices (side stand sensor, front and rear brake switches, engine stop switch, gear/neutral sensor) Check the indicators and lighting Reset Service indication through DDS...
Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be performed by the customer Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention [set mileage (km/mi) or time mi. x1000 interval *] Months Check engine oil level Check brake and clutch fluid level Check tyre pressure and wear Check the drive chain tension and lubrication Check brake pads.
Technical data Weights Weight in running order without fluids and battery: 206 kg. Carrying full load: 430 kg. Warning Failure to observe weight limits could result in Fig. 210 poor handling and impair the performance of your motorcycle, and you may lose control of the motorcycle.
Top-ups TOP-UPS TYPE Fuel Unleaded fuel with a minimum octane rat- tank, including a reserve of 4 cu. dm 20.0 cu. dm (litres). ing of RON 95. (litres) Sump and filter SHELL - Advance 4T Ultra 4.10 cu. dm (litres). Front/rear brake and clutch circuits SHELL Advance Brake DOT 4 Protectant for electric contacts...
Timing system DESMODROMIC with four valves per cylinder, operated by eight rocker arms (four opening rockers and four closing rockers) and two overhead camshafts. It is operated by the crankshaft through spur gears, belt rollers and toothed belts. Desmodromic timing system 1) Opening (or upper) rocker.
10% will make the Failure to follow these instructions will release warranty null and void. Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability for any engine damage or shortened engine life. Brakes Separate-action anti-lock brake system operated by...
S.p.A. will be pleased to provide information about Engine sprocket/clutch gearwheel ratio: 33/61 the special ratios available. Contact a Ducati Dealer or 6-speed gearbox with constant mesh gears, gear Authorised Service Centre. change pedal on left side of motorcycle.
Warning Front Tubeless, radial tyre. If the rear sprocket needs replacing, contact a Size: 120/70-ZR17 Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. If improperly replaced, this component could Rear seriously endanger your safety, as well as the Tubeless, radial tyre. passenger one, and cause irreparable damage to your Size: 190/55-ZR17 motorcycle.
Catalytic converter built into the silencer and lambda sensors on the exhaust pipes at the head output. Available colours Ducati Anniversary red 473.101 (PPG); Clear lacquer code 228.880 (PPG); Racing Grey frame and black wheel rims. Matt Chrome 928.I0046 (PALINAL);...
Electrical system Fuses Basic electric items are: There are twelve fuses that protect the electric Headlight: components, located inside the front and rear fuse low beam type: LED lamp; boxes, and one on the solenoid starter. There is a high beam lamp type: 2xH11 (12V-55W); spare fuse in every box.
The front fuse box (A, Fig. 213) is located inside the left panel and can be reached by removing the inspection cover. To expose the fuses, lift the box protective cover. Mounting position and ampere capacity are marked on box cover. The rear (B, Fig.
Front fuse box key Rear fuse box key El. item Rat. Diagnosis 7.5 A Lights 20 A Airbag System Con- ® trol Unit (D-Air Instrument panel 10 A ABS fuse box key Key-sense 10 A El. item Rat. Injection starter con- 20 A ABS 1 40 A...
The main fuse (R) is located in front of the rear fuse box, on solenoid starter (D). Remove the fuse cap (E) to reach it. A blown fuse can be identified by breakage of the inner filament (F). Important Switch the ignition key to OFF before replacing the fuse to avoid possible short-circuits.
Injection /electric system diagram key Fuel level Rear right turn indicator Right-hand switch Tail light Immobilizer Rear left turn indicator Hands Free Relay Rear wiring Hands free Vehicle control unit (BBS) Front fuse box Anti-theft system alarm RH fan Exhaust valve motor LH fan Gear sensor ABS fuse box...
Main horizontal injector ® Airbag System Diagnosis (D-Air Horizontal coil ® Airbag System Instrument Panel (D-Air Vertical coil Left-hand switch Wire colour coding Horn B Blue Front speed sensor W White Anti-theft system alarm LED V Violet Front left turn indicator Bk Black Instrument panel Y Yellow...