We would like to welcome you among Ducati
enthusiasts, and congratulate you on your excellent
choice of motorcycle. We think you will ride your
Ducati motorcycle for long journeys as well as short
daily trips. Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. wishes you
smooth and enjoyable riding.
Your motorcycle is the result of Ducati Motor Holding
S.p.A.'s on-going research and development efforts.
It is important that you preserve its quality standard
by strictly observing the maintenance plan and using
genuine spare parts. This manual provides
instructions on minor maintenance operations. Major
maintenance operations are described in the
Workshop Manual available to Ducati Authorised
In your own interest, for your safety and in order to
guarantee product reliability, you are strongly advised
to refer to our authorised Dealers and Service Centres
for any operations listed in the scheduled
maintenance chart, see page 325.
Our highly skilled staff have access to special
implements and appropriate equipment required to
perform any servicing job at best, and use Ducati
original spare parts only as the best guarantee for full
interchangeability, smooth running and long life.
All Ducati motorcycles come with a Warranty Card.
The warranty does not apply to motorcycles used in
Tampering with or altering any components, even
partially, will make the warranty null and void
effective immediately. Improper or poor
maintenance, using other than original spare parts or
parts not expressly approved by Ducati may invalidate
your warranty rights and lead to damage or loss of
Your safety and that of other road users are very
important. Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. recommends
that you ride responsibly.
Before using your motorcycle for the first time, read
this entire manual carefully and closely follow the
guidelines outlined in it. The manual provides full
information on proper motorcycle operation and