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  • Page 2 Owner's manual US/CANADA...
  • Page 3 We'd like to welcome you among Ducati enthusiasts and congratulate you on your excellent choice of motorcycle. We imagine you'll be riding your Ducati motorcycle for long trips as well as short daily excursions. Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. wishes you smooth and enjoyable riding.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    California emission control warranty statement Your warranty rights and obligations Manufacturer’s warranty coverage Owner's warranty responsibilities: California evaporation emission system Ducati limited warranty on emission control system Introduction Safety guidelines Instrument Panel (Dashboard) Warning symbols used in the manual Instrument panel...
  • Page 5 Saved data display (LAP Memory) Rear brake pedal DDA data logger Gear change pedal Erase DDA Adjusting the position of the gearchange and rear ABS disabling brake pedals Clock setup Instrument panel diagnostics Main components and devices Headlight “smart” switch-off Position on the vehicle Headlight “smart”...
  • Page 6 Main maintenance operations Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be performed by the customer Changing the air filter Checking brake and clutch fluid level Checking brake pads for wear Technical data Lubricating joints Weights Adjusting the throttle cable Overall dimensions (mm) Charging and maintenance of the battery during Engine winter storage...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Safety guidelines Important Your safety and that of others are very important. Possibility of damaging the motorcycle and/or Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. urges you to ride your its components. motorcycle responsibly. Before using your motorcycle for the first time, Note...
  • Page 8: Intended Use

    This motorcycle carries the rider and can carry a passenger after the supplied kit is installed. It can only be installed at a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center.
  • Page 9: Rider's Obligations

    Rider's obligations Attention All riders must hold a driver's license. Some medications may induce sleepiness or other effects that impair reflexes and the ability of the Attention rider to control the motorcycle, which may lead to accident. Riding without a license is illegal and punishable by law.
  • Page 10 Attention 1) the removal or rendering inoperative by any person, other than for purposes of maintenance, Failure to be wearing a helmet in case of repair, or replacement, of any device or element accident increases the chance of serious injury and of design incorporated into any new vehicle for even death.
  • Page 11: Reporting Of Safety Defects

    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 1-800-424-9393 (or 366-0123 in Washington, D.C.
  • Page 12: Rider's Training

    Rider's training Suitable clothing includes: helmet, eye protection, gloves, boots, long-sleeved jacket and long pants. Accidents are frequently due to inexperience. Riding, maneuvering and or braking are carried out differently The helmet must have the requisites as listed on from other vehicles. page 8, if the helmet model has no visor, use suitable goggles;...
  • Page 13 Important For the safety of the passenger, make sure that he or she also wears appropriate clothing.
  • Page 14: Safety "best Practices

    Exhaust gases are poisonous and may lead to loss of Failure to follow these instructions releases Ducati consciousness or even death within a short time. Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for During the ride, assume a correct body position and any engine damage or shorter engine life.
  • Page 15 Important Important The pillion passenger should always hold on to Visually inspect the tires at regular intervals for the grab handles on the frame under the seat with cracks and cuts, especially on sidewalls, bulges or both hands. large spots which are indicative of internal damage. Replace them if badly damaged.
  • Page 16: Refuelling

    Refuelling Attention Refuel the motorcycle in an open area and with the In case of malaise caused by prolonged engine switched off. inhalation of fuel vapors, stay outdoors and consult a Do not smoke or ever use flames during refueling. physician.
  • Page 17: Carrying The Maximum Load Allowed

    Carrying the maximum load allowed Important Your motorcycle is designed for long-distance riding Be sure to secure the luggage to the supports with the maximum load allowed carried in full safety. provided on the motorcycle as firmly as possible. Even weight distribution is critical to preserving these Improperly secured luggage may affect stability.
  • Page 18: Dangerous Products - Warnings

    Dangerous products - warnings Attention Used engine oil The brake fluid used in the brake system is corrosive. In the event of accidental contact with eyes or skin, wash the affected area with generous Attention quantities of running water. Prolonged or repeated contact with used engine oil may cause skin cancer.
  • Page 19 Attention The battery gives off explosive gases; keep it away from any source of ignition such as sparks, flames and cigarettes. Charge the battery in a well- ventilated area.
  • Page 20: Vehicle Identification Number

    Vehicle identification number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. We recommend that you note the frame number of your motorcycle in the space below. Frame number Fig 1...
  • Page 21: Engine Identification Number

    Engine identification number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. We recommend that you note the engine number of your motorcycle in the space below. Engine number Fig 2...
  • Page 22: Nameplate Position

    Nameplate position Fig 3...
  • Page 23 Fig 4...
  • Page 24 10 Only Canada Fig 5...
  • Page 25 10 (Only Canada) Fig 6...
  • Page 26: Noise And Exhaust Emission Control System Information

    Carbon monoxide does not react in the same way, Problems that may affect motorcycle emissions but is toxic. Ducati utilizes lean carburetor settings If you are aware of any of the following symptoms, and other systems to reduce carbon monoxide and have the vehicle inspected and repaired by your local hydrocarbons.
  • Page 27: Manufacturer's Warranty Coverage

    You are responsible for presenting your related assemblies. Where a warrantable condition motorcycle to a Ducati dealer as soon as a exists, Ducati North America, Inc. will repair your problem exists. The warranty repairs should be...
  • Page 28: California Evaporation Emission System

    California evaporation emission system Attention In the event of a fuel system malfunction, contact a Ducati Authorized Service Center. Fig 7...
  • Page 29: Ducati Limited Warranty On Emission Control System

    Air Resources Board. Any part or parts replaced under Ducati North America, Inc., 10443 Bandley Drive this warranty shall become the property of Ducati. In Cupertino, California, 95014 warrants that each new the state of California only, emissions related...
  • Page 30 Ducati dealer. Ducati shall not be liable A. Repair or replacement required as a result of for any other expenses, loss or damage, whether...
  • Page 31 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.
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  • Page 33: Instrument Panel (dashboard)

    Instrument Panel (Dashboard) Instrument panel 1) LCD. 2) REVOLUTION COUNTER (min Shows the engine rotation speed/minute (rpm). 3) NEUTRAL LIGHT N (GREEN). Comes on when in neutral position. 4) FUEL WARNING LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW). Fig 8 Turns on when fuel is low and there are about 3.5 liters of fuel left in the tank.
  • Page 34 Comes on when high beam is on. 8) "ENGINE/VEHICLE DIAGNOSIS - EOBD" LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW) (Fig 8). Turns on in the case of engine or vehicle errors and in some cases will lock the engine. 9) LIMITER LIGHT - OVER REV (Fig 8). It comes on steady when the first rev limiter threshold (*) is reached.
  • Page 35 10) ABS LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW) (Fig 8). Engine off/ speed under 5 km/h Light off Light flashing Light steady ABS disabled with the menu func- ABS enabled but not working yet tion DISAB ABS" (**) Engine on/ speed under 5 km/h Light off Light flashing Light steady...
  • Page 36 11) CONTROL SWITCH Button used to display and set dashboard parameters with two positions A " " and B " ". 12) HIGH-BEAM FLASH BUTTON FLASH The high-beam flash button may also be used to control the LAP functions and the instrument panel USB data logger.
  • Page 37: Lcd - Main Functions

    LCD - Main functions Attention Adjustments/settings on the instrument panel are strictly to be carried out when the motorcycle is stationary. Never operate the instrument panel controls while riding the motorcycle. 1) SPEEDOMETER. Indicates road speed. 2) ODOMETER. Gives total distance covered. Fig 10 3) TRIP METER.
  • Page 38 If this function is accidentally accessed, turn Important the key to OFF and contact a Ducati Dealer or Stop riding if the temperature reaches the Authorized Service center for the necessary checks.
  • Page 39: Lcd - How To Set/display Parameters

    LCD - How to set/display parameters At key-on (key turned from OFF to ON) the Dashboard activates all the digits of the LCD for 1 second and switches on the indicator lights in sequence. CHECK 1 Fig 12...
  • Page 40 It then switches to "normal" display mode showing CHECK 2 the model indication in place of the odometer readout and the version (EU, UK, USA, CND, FRA, JAP) for 2 seconds, in place of the road speed readout. Model is displayed as "scrolling" text just once. Fig 13...
  • Page 41 At Key-On, the Dashboard always shows the following information (de-activating any previously activated functions): ODOMETER SPEED RPM BAR GRAPH BARGRAPH ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE With the button (1, Fig 14)in the position B " " the Odometer readout (TOT) will cycle through the following functions: TRIP TRIP FUEL (only if active)
  • Page 42 It is possible to exit the MENU at any time, however, by pressing button (1, Fig 14)in position A " ", for 3 seconds.
  • Page 43: Odometer" Total Mileage Indicator

    “Odometer” total mileage indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows the total distance covered by the vehicle. At Key-On the system automatically enters this function. The odometer reading is stored permanently and cannot be reset for any reason. If the distance traveled exceeds 99999 mi (or 99999 km), the value "99999"...
  • Page 44: Speed" Indicator

    “Speed” indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows vehicle speed. The instrument panel receives the actual speed value (expressed in km/h) from the ECU and displays the value increased by 8%. Maximum speed displayed is 186 mph (299 km/h). Over 186 mph (299 km/h) the display shows the dashes “- - -”...
  • Page 45: Trip" Mileage Indicator

    “TRIP” mileage indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows the partial distance covered by the vehicle. Holding the (1, Fig 14) button pressed in the position B " " for 3 seconds when this function is displayed resets the trip meter. When the reading exceeds 999.9, distance traveled is reset and the meter automatically starts counting from 0 again.
  • Page 46: Trip Fuel" Mileage On Reserve Indicator

    “TRIP FUEL” mileage on reserve indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows the distance traveled on fuel reserve. When the fuel light comes on, the display automatically switches to the "TRIP FUEL" indicator. Trip fuel reading remains stored even after Key-Off until the vehicle is refueled.
  • Page 47: Clock Indicator

    Clock indicator This function displays the time. Time is always displayed as follows: AM from 0:00 to 11:59 PM from 12:00 to 11:59 If battery power is suddenly cut off (Batt-OFF): when battery power is restored and upon next Key-On, the clock is reset and restarts operating from "0:00".
  • Page 48: Air Temperature Indicator

    Air temperature indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions Shows the outside air temperature. Display limits: -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 "Vehicle/Engine diagnosis - EOBD"...
  • Page 49: Engine Oil Temperature Indicator

    Engine oil temperature indicator This function describes the engine oil temperature indicator. STATUS 2 Indications: if the reading is between -80°F and 176°F (-40°C and +80°C) the display shows "STATUS 2"; if the reading is between 178°F and 230°F (+81°C and +110°C) the display shows "STATUS 3";...
  • Page 50 if the reading is between 277°F and 320°F (+136°C and +160°C) the display shows "STATUS 5"; STATUS 5 if the reading is between 322°F and 347°F (+161°C and +175°C) the display shows "STATUS 6"; if the reading is between 349°F and 347°F (+176°C and +190°C) the display shows "STATUS 7";...
  • Page 51 if the reading is between 375°F and 178°F (+191°C and +200°C) the display shows "STATUS 8"; STATUS 8 if the reading is above 393 °F (201°C) the instrument panel displays "STATUS 9" with the notches flashing; In case of sensor FAULT, "STATUS 1" is displayed and blinks.
  • Page 52: Service Indicator

    7456 mi (12000 km) on the odometer. The service indicator will remain on the display until reset. IGNITION (MAINT) Attention This message can only be reset by the Ducati UK, USA versions Dealer or Authorized Service Center that performs the maintenance. IGNITION (MAINT)
  • Page 53: Battery Voltage Indicator (batt)

    Battery voltage indicator (BATT) STEADY This function describes the battery voltage indicator. To display the function, go into the menu "BATT" page. The dashboard displays the battery voltage information as follows: if voltage is between 12.1 and 14.9 Volt, the reading is on steady;...
  • Page 54 If battery voltage is equal or less than 9.9 Volt, "LOW" is shown flashing and the "Vehicle/Engine Diagnosis- FLASHING EOBD" light comes on (8, Fig 8); if battery voltage is equal or greater than 16.1 Volt, "HI" is shown flashing and the "Vehicle/Engine Diagnosis - EOBD"...
  • Page 55: Engine Idling Setting (rpm)

    Engine idling setting (RPM) This function describes engine idle setup. To display this function, go into the menu and select the “RPM” page. In addition to the upper rev counter scale, the instrument panel also displays engine rpm numerically so that you can adjust the idle speed more precisely.
  • Page 56: Back-lighting Setting

    Back-lighting setting This function allows backlighting setting of the instrument panel. To set backlighting, go into the menu "LIGHT SET" page. Holding button (1, Fig 14) pressed in position B " " B= ON for 3 secs. for 3 seconds in this menu page gives access to the setup mode and the following pages are displayed, one after the other.
  • Page 57 If the reset button (1, Fig 14) in position B " " is pressed for 3 seconds from one of these three pages, the instrument panel goes back to "LIGHT SET" main page and selected backlighting setting is saved. In the event of an interruption of the power supply from the battery, when power is restored at the next Key-On, the backlighting will always be set by default to its maximum power.
  • Page 58: Lap Timer Display (lap)

    Lap timer display (LAP) This function lets you display lap times. To enable this function, enter the menu and set the "LAP" function to "On" by holding reset button MENU (1, Fig 14) in position B " " pressed for 3 seconds. The lap timer is started and stopped using the high- beam flasher button FLASH (12, Fig 14) on the LH switch.
  • Page 59 When the LAP function is set to Off in the menu, the “NORMAL ” display current "lap" is not stored. If the LAP function is active and the display is suddenly turned off (Key-Off), the LAP function will be automatically disabled (even if the lap timer was active, the current "lap"...
  • Page 60: Saved Data Display (lap Memory)

    Saved data display (LAP Memory) MENU This function displays data stored using the LAP function: lap number and time. To view stored lap times, enter the menu and go to page "LAP MEM". Holding reset button (1, Fig 14) in position B " "...
  • Page 61 The MAX speed saved is the maximum speed indicated on the display in Lap function. To exit display of the lap times memory press switch (1, Fig 14) in position A " ". If no data are saved in the memory, all 30 lap times are displayed and lap timer will indicate "0.00.00".
  • Page 62: Dda Data Logger

    DDA data logger MENU This function allows activating the DDA (Ducati Data Analyzer): data logger must be connected to vehicle wiring. To enable this function, enter the menu and set the "DDA" data acquisition to "On" by holding the button Press B for 3s (1, Fig 14) pressed in position B "...
  • Page 63 Note Online assistance is available to Ducati Data Analyzer (DDA) owners (http://dda.prosa.com). This service will provide anything necessary to correctly use the DDA with your PC: both for the device and the software for analyzing the recorded data. Attention After use, disconnect the DDA from the main...
  • Page 64: Erase Dda

    Erase DDA This function deletes all data from the DDA: the data logger must be connected to vehicle wiring. To erase data, enter the menu page "Erase DDA". If you press button (1, Fig 14) in position B " " for 3 seconds and the DDA is not acquiring data, the message "WAIT…"...
  • Page 65 MENU Press B for 3s Press B for 3s DDA=ON Press B for 10s Press B for 3s Fig 33...
  • Page 66: Abs Disabling

    ABS disabling This function deactivates the ABS control unit. Attention This operation must be carried out with the vehicle stopped (key ON). To disable the ABS control unit, enter the menu at "DISAB ABS" page and hold button (1, Fig 14) pressed in position B "...
  • Page 67: Clock Setup

    Clock setup Pressing button (1, Fig 14) in position A " " accesses the minute setting mode; the minutes This function is used to set the clock time. start to flash. Each time you press the button in To set the clock, select the "SET" page from the position B "...
  • Page 68 Press B for 3s Flash. Flash. Flash. Flash. Flash. Flash. Fig 35...
  • Page 69: Instrument Panel Diagnostics

    Attention When one or more errors are displayed, always This function allows you to display and identify contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. malfunctions of the motorcycle and, where possible, renew components identified as faulty. To display the function, go into the menu "Error" page.
  • Page 70 WARNING LIGHT / ERROR MES- ERROR SAGE Oil NTC sensor short circuit to Vdc or O.C. Oil NTC sensor short circuit to GND T AIR Air temperature sensor short circuit to GND or O.C. T AIR Air temperature sensor short circuit to Vdc BATT LOW battery voltage level BATT...
  • Page 71 WARNING LIGHT / ERROR MES- ERROR SAGE FUEL Fuel reserve NTC sensor short circuit to Vdc or O.C. FUEL Fuel reserve NTC sensor short circuit to GND COIL Vertical coil (2) short circuit to Vdc COIL Vertical coil (2) short circuit to GND or O.C. COIL Horizontal coil (1) short circuit to Vdc COIL...
  • Page 72 WARNING LIGHT / ERROR MES- ERROR SAGE INJE Horizontal injector (1) short circuit to GND or O.C. START Solenoid starter short circuit to Vdc START Solenoid starter short circuit to GND or O.C. R INJ Injection relay O.C. ECU (generic error) PKUP Pick-up sensor SPEED...
  • Page 73 WARNING LIGHT / ERROR MES- ERROR SAGE IMMO Immobilizer (key not recognized) CAN Line LIGHT Light relay ABS system error...
  • Page 74: Headlight "smart" Switch-off

    Headlight “smart” switch-off Headlight “smart” switch-on This function allows you to reduce current This function allows programmed activation of the consumption from the battery by automatically headlight even with the motorcycle off (Key-Off). The managing headlight switching-off. The device is instrument panel stays active for 60 seconds soon enabled in three instances: after Key-Off, and the headlight can be switched on...
  • Page 75: The Immobilizer System

    function when the voltage is restored (the instrument panel is disabled for 60 seconds). The Immobilizer system For improved anti theft protection, the motorcycle is equipped with an IMMOBILIZER, an electronic system that inhibits engine operation whenever the ignition switch is turned off. Accommodated in the handgrip of each ignition key is an electronic device that modulates an output signal.
  • Page 76: Keys

    The owner receives 2 B keys (black) with the vehicle. These keys contain the "immobilizer system code". Note Your Ducati dealer may ask you to produce your Code Card in order to carry out certain servicing operations. The black keys (B) are regular ignition keys and are used to: start up the engine.
  • Page 77: Code Card

    Code card The CODE CARD supplied with the keys reports an electronic code (A, Fig 38)to start the engine in the event it fails to start after KEY-ON because the immobilizer system inhibited the ignition. Attention Keep the CODE CARD in a safe place. However, it is advisable to keep the electronic code printed on the CODE CARD handy when you ride your motorcycle, in case it is necessary to enable the...
  • Page 78: Immobilizer Override Procedure

    Immobilizer override procedure Should the immobilizer become locked, you can perform the "Immobilizer Override" procedure from the instrument panel by entering the relevant function as described below. Enter the menu and go to page "COD". B for 3s Note B for 3 This menu should only be active when at least one Immobilizer error is present.
  • Page 79 Entering the code: If the code has been entered correctly, the word when you access this function, the first digit on the "COD" and the code you just entered will flash for 4 left will flash. seconds. The "Vehicle/Engine diagnosis - EOBD" light Button (1, Fig 14): each time you press the button in (8, Fig 8) will turn off;...
  • Page 80: Operation

    OFF and then to ON again. If the engine still does not start, try with another black key. If the other key does not work out either, contact the Ducati Service network. Attention Any important shock might damage the electronic components fitted into the key.
  • Page 81: Duplicate Keys

    Duplicate keys If you need any duplicate keys, contact the Ducati Service network with all the keys you have left and the CODE CARD. The Ducati Service Center will program all the new keys as well as any keys you already have.
  • Page 82 Service menu - unit of measurement (UNIT UNIT OF MEASUREMENT SET) Country Air tempera- Odometer/ Speed standard ture. trip meters This function allows you to select the units of measurement displayed on the instrument panel. km/h °C To enter the service menu, push button (1, Fig 14) in °C miles position A "...
  • Page 83 Key-Off to quit Press B for 3s Press A Press B for 3s Press B for 3s Press B for 3s Press B for 3s Press B for 3s Press B for 3s Press B for 3s Press B Fig 40...
  • Page 84: Controls

    Controls Position of motorcycle controls Attention 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. 1) Instrument Panel. 2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock. 3) LH switch 4) Clutch lever.
  • Page 85: Key-operated Ignition Switch And Steering Lock

    Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock It is located in front of the fuel tank and has four positions: : enables lights and engine operation; : disables lights and engine operation; : the steering is locked; : parking light and steering lock. Note To move the key to the last two positions, press Fig 42...
  • Page 86: Left-hand Switch

    Left-hand switch 1) dip switch, two-position light selector switch: position = low beam on; position = high beam on. 2) Button = three-position turn indicator: central position = off; position = left turn; position = right turn. To cancel turn indicators, push in once switch returns to central position.
  • Page 87: Clutch Lever

    Clutch lever Lever (1) disengages the clutch. It features a dial adjuster (2) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar. To adjust it, keep lever (1) fully extended, and turn knob (2), turning it in correspondence of one of the four foreseen positions.
  • Page 88: Cold Start Lever

    Cold start lever The choke control is used to favor the engine cold start and increase the number of rpm at idle, after start-up. Use the cold-start lever while the engine is cold (1 or max. 2 T-oil bars with the engine on). The cold-start lever is adjusted during engine warm-up so as to guarantee approximately 1500 rpm at idle.
  • Page 89: Right-hand Switch

    Right-hand switch 1) ENGINE STOP switch, two positions: position (RUN) = run; position (OFF) = stop. Attention This switch is mainly intended for use in emergency cases when you need to stop the engine quickly. After stopping the engine, take the switch back to the position to enable starting.
  • Page 90: Throttle Twistgrip

    Throttle twistgrip The twistgrip (1) on the right handlebar opens the throttles. When released, it will spring back to the initial position (idling speed). Fig 47...
  • Page 91: Front Brake Lever

    Front brake lever Pull in the lever (2) towards the twistgrip to operate the front brake. The system is hydraulically operated and you just need to pull the lever gently. The control lever features a dial adjuster (3) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar adjustment.
  • Page 92: Rear Brake Pedal

    Rear brake pedal Push down on the pedal (1) to apply the rear brake. The system is hydraulically operated. Fig 49...
  • Page 93: Gear Change Pedal

    Gear change pedal The gear change pedal has a central position N, with automatic return, and two directions of movement: down = press down the pedal to engage the 1 gear and to shift down. The N light will go out; upwards= lift the pedal to engage 2 gear and then and 6...
  • Page 94: Adjusting The Position Of The Gearchange And Rear Brake Pedals

    Adjusting the position of the gearchange and rear brake pedals The gear change and rear brake pedals can be adjusted to suit the preferred riding position of each rider. To adjust the position, proceed as follows: hold the rod (1) and slacken the counter nuts (2) and (3). Note Nut (2) has a left-hand thread.
  • Page 95 To set the rear brake pedal, loosen the counter nut (4), turn the pedal stroke adjusting screw (5) until pedal is in the desired position. Tighten the counter nut (4). Operate the pedal by hand to check that there is 0.06÷0.08 in (1.5÷2 mm) of freeplay before the brake bites.
  • Page 96: Main Components And Devices

    Main components and devices Position on the vehicle 1) Tank filler plug. 2) Seat lock. 3) Helmet cable pin. 4) Sidestand. 5) Rear view mirrors. 6) Rear shock absorber adjusters. 7) Catalytic converter Fig 53...
  • Page 97: Tank Filler Plug

    Tank filler plug OPENING Lift the protection lid (1) and fit the ignition key into the lock. Turn the key clockwise 1/4 turn to unlock. OPEN CLOSING Refit the plug with the key in it and push it down into its seat.
  • Page 98: Seat Lock

    Seat lock OPENING Insert the key into the lock, turn it clockwise and simultaneously apply downward pressure in the area of the bolt to release the pin. Pull the seat backwards to release it from the front catches. CLOSING Make sure all parts are correctly arranged and secured in the underseat compartment.
  • Page 99: Helmet Holder Cable

    Helmet holder cable Helmet cable (1) can be found inside the tool kit, see “Tool kit and accessories”page 116. Pass the cable through the helmet and insert the end of the cable in pin (2). Leave the helmet hanging and refit the seat to hold it in place.
  • Page 100: Side Stand

    Side stand Attention Before lowering the sidestand, make sure that the supporting surface is hard and flat. Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melted by the sun, etc. or else the motorcycle may fall over. When parking downhill, always position the motorcycle with the rear wheel facing downhill.
  • Page 101 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).
  • Page 102: Rear Shock Absorber Adjusters

    Rear shock absorber adjusters The rear shock absorber has outer adjusters that enable you to adjust your motorcycle to the load. The adjuster (1) located on the left-hand side, where the upper end of the shock absorber is attached to the rear subframe, controls rebound damping.
  • Page 103 Attention The shock absorber is filled with gas under pressure and may cause severe damage if taken apart by someone who is unskilled. If you intend to transport a passenger and baggage, preload the shock absorber spring to the maximum to improve the dynamic performance of the motorcycle and to avoid possible interference with ground.
  • Page 104: Riding The Motorcycle

    Riding the motorcycle So that the mechanical parts of the motorcycle can adapt to each another, and especially so the life of the basic engine parts is not affected, avoid harsh accelerations and do not run the engine at a high rpm for an extended time, especially uphill.
  • Page 105 During the entire Break-in period, carefully observe the indications on the scheduled maintenance chart and servicing recommendations in the Warranty Booklet. 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 59...
  • Page 106: Pre-ride Checks

    Attention BRAKE AND CLUTCH FLUID In case of malfunction, do not ride the Check fluid level in the relevant reservoirs (page motorcycle and contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized 117). Service Center. TIRE CONDITION Check tire pressure and condition (page 149).
  • Page 107 Check that the front (1) and rear (2) phonic wheels are clean. Attention Clogged reading slots would compromise system proper operation. It is advisable to disable ABS in case of a very muddy road surfaces, as in these conditions the system might be subject to sudden failure.
  • Page 108: Starting The Engine

    Starting the engine Attention Before starting the engine, become familiar with the controls you will need to use when riding. Normal ambient temperature (between 50 °F/ 10 °C and 95 °F/35 °C) Attention Never start or run the engine indoors. Exhaust Fig 62 gases are poisonous and may lead to loss of consciousness or even death within a short time.
  • Page 109 Shift the cold-start lever to position (B, Fig 64). Check that the stop switch (2, Fig 63) is positioned to (RUN), then press the starter button (3, Fig 63). Allow the engine to start on its own, without turning the throttle twistgrip. Note If the battery is flat, the system automatically disables operation of the starter motor.
  • Page 110 Important Do not rev up the engine when it is cold. Allow some time for oil to be heated and reach all points that need lubricating. Subsequently, as the engine warms up, move the cold-start lever gradually towards its vertical position (A, Fig 64).
  • Page 111: Moving Off

    Moving off Attention 1) Disengage the clutch by squeezing the clutch Avoid harsh accelerations, as this may lead to lever. misfiring and transmission snatching. The clutch 2) Push down the gear change lever firmly with the lever should not be pulled longer than necessary after tip of your foot to engage first gear.
  • Page 112: Braking

    Braking control unit keeps controlling the brake until the risk of a lockup disappears. Slow down in time, shift down to engine-brake first Normally, the rider will perceive ABS operation as a and then brake applying both brakes. Pull the clutch harder feel or a pulsation of the brake lever and pedal.
  • Page 113 Attention When ABS is disabled, the vehicle restores the standard brake system features; using the two brake controls separately reduces the motorcycle braking efficiency. Never use the brake controls harshly or suddenly as you may lock the wheels and lose control of the motorcycle.
  • Page 114: Stopping 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. To switch the engine off, simply turn the key to position (2).
  • Page 115: Refuelling

    Refuelling Max level Never overfill the tank when refueling. Fuel should never be touching the rim of filler recess. Attention Use fuel with a minimum octane rating of 90 (RON+MON)/2 Attention The vehicle is compatible only with fuel having a maximum content of ethanol of 10% (E10). Using fuel with ethanol content over 10% is Fig 66 prohibited.
  • Page 116: Parking

    Parking Park the stopped motorcycle on the sidestand (page 99). Steer the handlebar completely to the left and bring the key to position (3) to prevent thefts. If you park in a garage or other indoor area, make sure that there is proper ventilation and that the motorcycle is not near a source of heat.
  • Page 117: Tool Kit And Accessories

    Tool kit and accessories The tool kit, containing a series of useful tools for ordinary maintenance operations and inspections, is located in the underseat compartment. To access the compartment, remove the seat (page 97). The tool kit includes: fuse pliers; 8/10 double-ended wrench;...
  • Page 118: Main Maintenance Operations

    If the control lever has too much play and the transmission snatches or jams as you try to engage a gear, there is air in the circuit. Contact your Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center to have the Changing the air filter system inspected and air bled out.
  • Page 119 Attention Brake and clutch fluid can damage paintwork and plastic parts, so avoid contact. Hydraulic oil is corrosive; it may cause damage and lead to severe injuries. Never mix fluids of different qualities. Check seals for proper sealing. Fig 69...
  • Page 120: Checking Brake Pads For Wear

    Fig 70 Important Have the brake pads replaced at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. Attention Close the twistgrip housing carefully, inserting the cable in the pulley.
  • Page 121: Lubricating Joints

    Operate the controls to make sure the inner cable slides smoothly inside the outer sheath: if you feel any friction or catching, have the cable replaced by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. To avoid this kind of problem, periodically lubricate the ends of each control cable with SHELL Advance Grease or Retinax LX2.
  • Page 122: Adjusting The Throttle Cable

    Adjusting the throttle cable In all steering positions, the throttle twistgrip should 0.08÷1.16 in have about 0.08÷0.16 in (2÷4 mm) of free travel, 2÷4 mm measured at the outer edge of the twistgrip housing. If necessary, adjust it with the adjuster (1) located on the twistgrip.
  • Page 123: Charging And Maintenance Of The Battery During Winter Storage

    Charging and maintenance of the battery during winter storage Your motorcycle is equipped with a connector (1) to which you can connect a special battery charger (2) (Battery maintainer kit part no. 69924601A - various countries; Battery maintainer kit part no. 69924601AX - for Japan, China and Australia only) available from our sales network.
  • Page 124 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.
  • Page 125: Removing The Battery

    Removing the battery Important For battery removal, ALWAYS contact a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center. Remove the seat (page 97). Unscrew the screws (1) and (2) securing the front tank cover (3) but do not remove the cover. Unscrew the screws (4) and (5) and recover the nylon washers (7).
  • Page 126 Slide off the right-hand tank cover (6), releasing the tabs (A) in the corresponding slots (B) in the rear cover. Repeat the above operations to remove the left-hand tank cover. Remove the front tank cover (3) and recover the bushes (C) and the spacers (D). Fig 77 Fig 78...
  • Page 127 Unscrew the two retaining screws (9) and release the cover (8). Withdraw the breather hose (10) from the cover (8). Fig 79 Fig 80...
  • Page 128 Withdraw the hose (10) upwards, leaving it attached to the tank breather and drain hose unions. Fig 81...
  • Page 129 Working on the right-hand side of the motorcycle, disconnect the wiring connector (11) of the fuel level sensor from the main wiring harness, unscrew the screw (12) securing the side of the tank to the frame and recover the washer (13). Fig 82 Fig 83...
  • Page 130 Unscrew the screw (14) and recover the washer (15). Release the fuel hoses (G) from the clips (H). Fig 84 Fig 85...
  • Page 131 Release the lambda sensor cable (L) from the tab (M) on the tank flange cover. Attention Before removing the flange cover (16), make sure the tank is empty and position a rag to collect any spilled fuel. Hold the fuel tank in a raised position and remove the flange cover (16) by unscrewing the nuts (17).
  • Page 132 Disconnect the quick-release fittings (18) from the flange. Remove the elastic retaining strap (19), remove the caps from the terminals, unscrew the screws (22) on terminal clamps (20) and (21), always starting with the negative terminal, then remove the battery from its seating.
  • Page 133: Refitting The Battery

    Refitting the battery Important For battery reassembly, ALWAYS contact a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center. Install the battery in the battery support and secure it with the elastic retaining strap (19). Attention Connect the positive lead (20) to the positive...
  • Page 134 If it was necessary to remove the tank from the vehicle, refit it by inserting the front pins (N) into their seats in the frame. Attention To refit the tank, ALWAYS contact a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center. Fig 91 Fig 92...
  • Page 135 While holding the tank in the raised position, connect the quick–release fittings (18) to the flange and refit the flange cover (16) inserting and tightening the nuts (17) to a torque of 2.21 lbf-ft (3 Nm) ± 0.3%. Fig 93 Fig 94...
  • Page 136 Connect the fuel sensor (11) to the main wiring harness. Position the lambda sensor cable (L) in the specific tab (M) on the tank flange cover and secure it with a clamp. Important With the fuel tank lowered, the fuel level sensor connector (11) should rest on the vertical cylinder head, as shown in the figure.
  • Page 137 Attach the fuel hoses (G) to the clips (H). Secure the tank to the frame with the screw (12) and the washer (13). Tighten the screw (12) to a torque of 7.38 lbf-ft (10 Nm) ± 10%. Fig 97 Fig 98...
  • Page 138 Secure the tank to the subframe starting the screw Front view (14) and the washer (15). Tighten the screw (14) to a torque of 7.38 lbf-ft (10 Nm) ± 10%, using a 5 mm Allen wrench to counterhold the threaded insert (P) located on the upper part of the tank.
  • Page 139 Locate the breather/drain hose (10) on the motorcycle and secure it in position by refitting the cover (8). Fit the two screws (9), remembering to fit the longest screw in the lower hole, and tighten to a torque of 7.38 lbf-ft (10 Nm). Fig 100 Fig 101...
  • Page 140 Check that the four bushes (C) are installed on the front tank cover (3) with the larger diameter side facing upwards and the spacers (D). Fig 102 Fig 103...
  • Page 141 Locate the front tank cover (3) on the fuel tank. Insert the spacer (23) in the holes in the right tank cover (6). Fig 104 Fig 105...
  • Page 142 Refit the right-hand tank cover (6), inserting the tabs (A) in the corresponding slots (B) in the rear cover. Note Insert the lugs (O) under the front tank cover (3). Repeat the above operations to refit the left-hand tank cover. Insert the screws (1) and (2) in the front tank cover (3), starting with the front screws (1).
  • Page 143 Insert the right (6) and left tank retaining screws (4), with nylon washers (7), and (5). Tighten the screws (1) and (2) to a torque of 1.48 lbf- ft (2 Nm) ±10%, starting from the screws (2) around the cap. Tighten the screws (4) and (5) to a torque of 1.48 lbf- ft (2 Nm) ±10%.
  • Page 144: Checking Drive Chain Tension

    Checking drive chain tension Important Have chain tension adjusted by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. Turn the rear wheel slowly to find the position at which the chain is at its most taut. With the motorcycle on its side stand, press with a finger in the center of the bottom run of the chain and 46 ÷...
  • Page 145 Attention Correct tightening of swinging arm screws (1) is critical to rider and passenger safety. Important Improper chain tension will lead to rapid wear of transmission parts. Check the positioning marks on both sides of the swingarm to guarantee the perfect wheel alignment. Grease the nut (1) thread of the wheel shaft with Fig 111 SHELL Retinax HDX2 and tighten it to 106.95 lbf-ft...
  • Page 146: Chain Lubrication

    Chain lubrication The chain fitted on your motorcycle has O-rings to protect its moving parts from dirt and to hold the lubricant inside. So as not to damage these seals when cleaning the chain, use special solvents and avoid aggressive washing with high-pressure steam cleaners.
  • Page 147: Replacing The Bulbs

    "Electrical System" page 171. Important Have the bulbs changed at a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center. Loosen screw (1) and separate the lens (2) from turn indicator mount.
  • Page 148: Beam Setting

    Beam setting To check the headlight aim, place the motorcycle upright with the tires inflated to the correct pressure and one person sitting astride the motorcycle. The motorcycle should be perfectly vertical, with its longitudinal axis at right angles to a wall or screen at a distance of 32.8 feet (10 meters).
  • Page 149 To adjust the headlight beam vertically, turn the screws (1); for horizontal adjustment, turn the screw (2). Attention The headlight might fog up if the vehicle is used under the rain or after washing. Switch headlight on for a short time to dry up any condensate. Fig 114 Fig 115...
  • Page 150: Tyres

    Tyres REPAIRING OR REPLACING TIRES In the event of a tiny puncture, tubeless tires will take Front tire pressure: a long time to deflate, as they tend to keep air inside. 225 kPa - 32.63 PSI (2.25 bar - 2.29 kg/cm If you find the pressure low in one tire, check the tire Rear tire pressure: for punctures.
  • Page 151 Note Have the tires replaced at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. Correct removal and installation of the wheels is essential. Some parts of the ABS (such as sensors and phonic wheels) are mounted to the wheels (ABS version) and require...
  • Page 152 MINIMUM TREAD DEPTH Measure tread depth (S) at the point where tread is most worn down: it should not be less than 0.08 in (2 mm), and in any case not less than the legal limit. Important Visually inspect the tires at regular intervals for cracks and cuts, especially on sidewalls, bulges or large spots which are indicative of internal damage.
  • Page 153: Check Engine Oil Level

    Refit the filler plug (2). Fig 117 Important Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance chart contained in the Warranty Booklet.
  • Page 154 VISCOSITY SAE 15W-50 The other viscosity degrees indicated in the table can be used if the local average temperature is within the limits of the specified range. 20W–40 20W–50 15W–40 15W–50 10W–40 10W–30 –10 40 C Fig 118...
  • Page 155: Cleaning And Replacing The Spark Plugs

    Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and should be checked at regular intervals. For spark plug replacement, contact a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center. Fig 119...
  • Page 156: Cleaning The Motorcycle

    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 the road conditions you ride in. evaporate faster and spot hot surfaces.
  • Page 157 Attention 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 to ensure system efficiency. Do not use aggressive products in order to avoid damaging the phonic wheels and sensors.
  • Page 158: Storing The Motorcycle

    Periodically carry out the required checks and replace clean the motorcycle; parts as necessary using Ducati original spare parts empty the fuel tank; to be in compliance with regulations in the given pour a few drops of engine oil into the cylinders country.
  • Page 159: Maintenance

    Maintenance Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be performed by the Dealer Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention mi. x1000 0.6 22.5 37.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Months Change the engine oil Change the engine oil filter Clean the engine oil intake filter Check engine oil level Check and/or adjust valve clearance (1)
  • Page 160 Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention mi. x1000 0.6 22.5 37.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Months Check and adjust brake and clutch controls Check/lubricate throttle/cold start controls Check tire pressure and wear Check brake pads. Replace if necessary Check steering bearings Check the chain tension, alignment and lubrication Check clutch plates pack.
  • Page 161 Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention mi. x1000 0.6 22.5 37.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Months Check front fork and rear shock absorber for leakage Check front sprocket fasteners Lubricate and grease Check and recharge battery Road test of the motorcycle Cleaning the motorcycle * Service on the set interval, whichever comes first (mileage or months)
  • Page 162: Scheduled Maintenance Chart: Operations To Be Performed By The Customer

    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 tire pressure and wear Check the drive chain tension and lubrication Check brake pads.
  • Page 163: Technical Data

    Technical data Weights Dry weight in running order without fluids and battery: 359.35 lb - 163 kg. Carrying full load: 859.80 lb - 390 kg. Attention Failure to observe weight limits could result in poor handling and impair the performance of your motorcycle and may cause you to lose control of the motorcycle.
  • Page 164: Overall Dimensions (mm)

    Overall dimensions (mm) 696 ABS 780 mm - 30.71 in 331 mm 166 mm 13.03 in 6.53 in 1450 mm - 57.09 in 2100 mm - 82.68 in Fig 120...
  • Page 165 TOP-UPS TYPE Fuel tank, including a reserve of 0.92 gal- Unleaded fuel with a minimum octane rat- 3.57 (gallon) - 13.5 ing of RON 90 (RON+MON)/2. lon (3.5 cu. dm liters) Sump and filter SHELL - Advance 4T Ultra 0.98 (gallon) Front/rear brake and clutch circuits SHELL Advance Brake DOT 4 Protectant for electric contacts...
  • Page 166: Engine

    Engine Longitudinal 90º “L” twin cylinder, four-stroke. Bore - 3.46 in - 88 mm. Stroke - 2.25 in 57.2 mm. Total displacement, cu. cm Compression ratio: 10.7±0.5:1 Max torque at crankshaft (95/1/EC): 58.8 kW - 80 CV at 9,000 rpm Max torque at crankshaft (95/1/EC): 69 Nm - 7 Kgm at 7,750 rpm Timing system...
  • Page 167: Performance Data

    Fuel with a minimum octane rating of 90 (RON +MON)/2. Failure to follow these instructions will release Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability for any Attention engine damage or shortened engine life. The vehicle is compatible only with fuel having Spark plugs a maximum content of ethanol of 10% (E10).
  • Page 168: Brakes

    Brakes Attention Separate-action anti-lock brake system operated by The brake fluid used in the brake system is hall-type sensors mounted to each wheel with phonic corrosive. wheel detection: ABS can be disabled. In the event of accidental contact with eyes or skin, wash the affected area with generous quantities of Front running water.
  • Page 169: Transmission

    Front chain sprocket/clutch gearwheel ratio: 33/61 If the rear sprocket needs replacing, contact a 6-speed gearbox; with constant mesh gears, gear Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. change pedal on left side of motorcycle. If improperly replaced, this component could...
  • Page 170: Frame

    Frame Hydraulic upside-down fork: Stanchion diameter: 1.69 in (43 mm). Chromium-molybdenum tubular trellis frame, cast Travel along leg axis: 4.72 in (120 mm). aluminum rear subframe Steering angle (on each side): 32° Rear Steering head angle: 24° Progressive monoshock with adjustable rebound and Trail: 3.42 in (87 mm) spring preload.
  • Page 171: Available Colours

    Available colours Ducati Anniversary red cod. 473.101 (PAL); Clear coat code 228.880 (PPG); Red frame and black rims. Dark Stealth code 54M22704 (AKZO); Clear lacquer code 54K23020 (AKZO); Matt black frame with black rims. Tricolor Stone White 929.D398 (PALINAL); Clear lacquer code 55K23020 (AKZO);...
  • Page 172: Electrical System

    Electrical system Fuses Electrical parts are protected by eight fuses housed The main components of the electric system are: inside special fuse boxes. Only 6 fuses are HEADLIGHT WITH: connected. There are two spare fuses. low beam: H7 (12 V-55 W). Refer to the table below to identify the circuits High beam: H1 (12 V-55 W).
  • Page 173 The main fuse box (9) is located on the right side of the frame. To expose the fuses, remove the box protective cover (A). In addition to the fuse box, the two ABS fuses (11) are located near the regulator fuse. Fig 122 Fig 123...
  • Page 174 A blown fuse is identified by a broken filament (12). Important Switch the ignition key to OFF before replacing the fuse to avoid possible short-circuits. Attention Never use a fuse with a rating other than specified. Failure to observe this rule may damage IN GOOD BLOWN the electric system or even cause fire.
  • Page 175 Injection /electric system diagram key 696 ABS Throttle position sensor Timing/rpm sensor Right-hand switch Cylinder temperature sensor Ignition switch Speed sensor Horizontal cylinder spark plug Side stand Vertical cylinder spark plug Horn Starter motor Neutral switch Solenoid starter Oil pressure switch Battery Rear stop switch Main fuse...
  • Page 176 Wire color coding B Blue W White V Violet Bk Black Y Yellow R Red Lb Light blue Gr Gray G Green Bn Brown O Orange P Pink Note The electric system wiring diagram is at the end of this manual.
  • Page 177: Routine Maintenance Record Routine Maintenance Record

    Routine maintenance record Routine maintenance record DUCATI SERVICE NAME MILEAGE DATE 1000 12000 7500 24000 15000 36000 22500 48000 30000 60000 37500...
  • Page 180 37 36 MODE TURN HORN DIMMER PASSING FUSES B OX G/Bk Br BY O Gr Wire Wire FUNCTION STARTER ENGINE STOP Br BW LOCK KEY/ON BW Bk PARK PUSH PUSH FREE 10/93 LIGHTS PUSH LOADS DASHBOARD INJECTION 30 A Gr/R B/Bk Bn/W 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8...
  • Page 181 W/Bk Bn/W Bn/W 4 3 1 2 Bn/W Bn/Bk Bk/W Bn/G Bn/W Bn/W Bk/V Bn/G Bk/V Bn/W Bn/W Gr/G Gr/B 1 2 3 4 TE P.MOT. 1 2 3 Gr/R A B C 32 31 24 23 Monster 696 ABS...

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