Ducati motorcycle for long whatsoever for any mistakes incurred in drawing up this journeys as well as short daily trips. Ducati Motor Holding manual. The information contained herein is valid at the S.p.A. wishes you smooth and enjoyable riding.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Rear brake pedal 24 Gear change pedal 25 Setting the gear change and rear brake pedals 26 Main components and devices Location 28 Tank filler plug 29 Seat catch and helmet hooks 30 General Side stand 31 Warranty 6 Front fork adjusters (SS1000) 32 Symbols 6...
Lubricating joints 51 For United States of America version only Throttle cable adjustment 52 Charging the battery 53 Routine maintenance record Chain tensioning 54 Chain lubrication 55 Replacing bulbs 56 Beam setting 60 Tyres 61 Checking engine oil level 63 Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs 64 Cleaning the motorcycle 65 Storing the bike away 66...
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. advises you to read this booklet carefully so as to become familiar with your motorcycle. In case of any doubts, please call a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Workshop. The information contained herein will prove useful on your trips - and Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
Useful information for safe riding Always signal your intention to turn or pull to the next lane in good time using the suitable turn indicators. Warning Be sure you are clearly visible and do not ride within the Read this section before riding your motorcycle. blind spot of vehicles ahead.
Carrying the maximum load allowed Your motorcycle is designed for long-distance riding, carrying the maximum load allowed in full safety. Even weight distribution is critical to preserving these safety features and avoiding trouble when performing sudden manoeuvres or riding on bumpy roads. Information about carrying capacity The total weight of the motorcycle in running order including rider, pillion passenger, luggage and additional...
Identification data All Ducati motorcycles have two identification numbers, for frame (fig. 1) and engine (fig. 2.1 -2.2). Frame number Engine number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. fig. 1 fig.
CONTROLS Warning This section details the position and function of all the controls you need to drive your motorcycle. Be sure to read this information carefully before you use the controls. Position of motorcycle controls (fig. 3) 1) Instrument panel. 2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock.
7) EOBD light (orange) Instrument panel (fig. 4) When on, engine operation is inhibited. It goes out after a 1) High beam light (blue). few seconds (usually 1.8 - 2 sec.). Comes on when high beam is on. 8) Speedometer (km/h). 2) Turn indicator light (green).
LCD unit functions When the ignition key is turned to ON, the instrument panel carries out a Check of all instruments (pointers, display, lights) (see fig. 5 and 6). LCD (1) Turn the key to ON and press (B) (fig. 6) to display trip meter and odometer alternatively.
Oil temperature When the oil temperature goes below 50 °C (122 °F), "LO" will be displayed. "HI" will be displayed when the temperature exceeds 170 °C (338 °F). Fuel light "FUEL" will be displayed when the fuel warning light comes on. Maintenance indicator After the first 1,000 Km/621 mi and then every 10,000 Km/ 6210 mi, "MAInt"...
The immobilizer system The key A performs the same functions as the keys B, For improved anti-theft protection, the motorcycle is and is also used to wipe off and re-program other black equipped with an IMMOBILIZER, an electronic system keys, if needed. that inhibits engine operation whenever the ignition switch is turned off.
Code card The keys come with a CODE CARD (fig. 8) that reports: A) (fig. 9) the electronic code to be used to be used in case of engine block, i.e. bike did not start after key-ON. Warning 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 remove engine block through the...
Procedure to disable immobilizer engine block Note through throttle twistgrip Should the throttle twistgrip be released before the 1) Turn the key to ON and fully open throttle. Keep it set time, the warning light turns on again. It is then open.
Operation Duplicate keys When the ignition key is turned to OFF, the immobilizer If you need any duplicate keys, contact the DUCATI inhibits engine operation. Service network with all the keys you have left and your When the ignition key is turned back to ON to start the CODE CARD.
Ignition switch and steering lock (fig. 10.1 - 10.2) SUPERSPORT800 It is located in front of the fuel tank and has four positions: A) ON: lights and engine on; B) OFF: lights and engine off; C) LOCK: steering locked; D) P: parking light and steering lock. Note To move the key to the last two positions, press it down before turning it.
Left switch (fig. 11.1-11.2) SUPERSPORT800 1) Dip switch, light dip switch, two positions: position = low beam on; position = high beam on. 2) Switch = 3-position turn indicator: centre position = OFF; position = left turn; position = right turn. To reset turn indicators, push in when switch returns to central position.
Clutch lever (fig. 12.1 - 12.2) SUPERSPORT800 Lever (1) disengages the clutch. It features a dial adjuster (2) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar (this adjuster is not fitted on the SS800 version). To set lever distance from twistgrip, push lever (1) fully forward and turn the dial adjuster (2) to one of its four positions.
Cold start lever (fig. 13.1-13.2) SUPERSPORT800 Use this device to start the engine from cold. It will increase the engine idling speed after starting. Lever positions: A) = closed B) = fully open. The lever can be opened and closed gradually to adjust speed until engine is fully warm (see pages 35-36).
Right switch (fig. 14a-14b) SUPERSPORT800 1) Switch, light switch, three positions: right position = light off; centre position = front and rear parking lights, number plate and instrument panel lights on; left position = headlight, front and rear parking lights, number plate and instrument panel lights on.
Throttle twistgrip (fig. 15.1-15.2) SUPERSPORT800 The twistgrip (1) on the right handlebar opens the throttles. When released, it will spring back to the initial position (idling speed). fig. 15.1 Front brake lever (fig. 15.1-15.2) SUPERSPORT1000 Pull in the lever (2) towards the twistgrip to operate the front brake.
Gear change pedal (fig. 17) The gear change pedal is at rest when in the central position N, is moved up and down to change gears and then returns to the central position. down = push down on the pedal to engage 1 gear and to shift down.
Setting the gear change and rear brake pedals The gear change and rear brake pedals can be adjusted to suit the preferred riding position of each rider. To set the gear change pedal, lock linkage (1) and loosen the check nuts (2) and (3). Note Nut (2) has a left-hand thread.
Tighten check nut (4). SUPERSPORT800 Work pedal by hand to make sure it has 1.5 - 2 mm free play before brake begins to bite. If not so, set the length of cylinder linkage as follows. Loosen the check nut (6) on cylinder linkage. Tighten linkage into fork (7) to increase play, or unscrew linkage to reduce it.
Tank filler plug (fig. 21) Opening Lift the protection lid (1) and fit the ignition key into the lock. Turn the key clockwise 1/4 turn to unlock. Lift the OPEN plug. Closing Refit the plug with the key in it and push it down into its seat.
Seat catch and helmet hooks Opening (fig. 22) Fit the ignition key into the lock (1) and turn the key clockwise until the rear end of the seat lifts up. Pull the seat backward to slide it off its front holders (3). At the front end of the compartment underneath the seat, there are the helmet hooks (2, fig.
Side stand (fig. 24) Note Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism Important (two springs, one into the other) and the safety sensor (2) Before lowering the side stand, make sure that the at regular intervals. bearing surface is hard and flat. Note Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melt It is possible to start the engine with side stand...
Front fork adjusters (SS1000) (fig. 25) The setting range is 14 clicks for rebound and 16 clicks The front fork used on the SUPERSPORT1000 model has for compression. The 14th and 16th clicks give the rebound and compression damping adjusters. softest damping.
Shock absorber adjusters SUPERSPORT800 Rear shock absorbers feature spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjusters. The adjuster (1, fig. 27.2 - 27.2) on the shock absorber expansion reservoir - LH side of the frame - controls compression damping. The adjuster (2, fig. 26.1 - 26.2) on the left of the connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm controls rebound damping.
Warning SUPERSPORT800 The shock absorber is filled with gas under pressure and may cause severe damage if taken apart by unskilled persons. Shock absorber (SS800) STANDARD setting: • Compression damping adjuster (1, fig. 27.1): 25 clicks. • Rebound damping adjuster (2, fig. 26.1): 6 clicks.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE Up to 1000 km During the first 1000 km, keep an eye on the revolution meter. The indicator must not exceed: 5500-6000 rpm. During the first hours of riding, it is advisable to run the engine at varying load and rpm, though still within recommended limit.
Brake and clutch fluid performed as recommended in the Warranty Card. Check fluid level in the relevant reservoirs. Failure to comply with these rules will release Ducati Tyre condition Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for Check tyre pressure and condition (page 61).
Starting the engine 2) Move the cold start lever to the B position (fig. 30.1- 32.2). Note 3) Check that the stop switch (1, fig. 31.1-31.2) is Follow the “High ambient temperature” procedure positioned to (RUN), then press the starter button to start the engine when it is warm.
Let the engine start without using the throttle control. SUPERSPORT800 Important Never operate the electric start button more than 5 seconds at a time. If needed, allow 10 seconds before attempting to restart the engine. 4) Move the cold start lever to the vertical position (A) to let engine idle at about 1400-1500 rpm.
Moving off SUPERSPORT800 1) Disengage the clutch squeezing the control lever. 2) Push down on gear change lever sharply with the tip of your foot to engage the first gear. 3) Speed up engine, by turning the throttle twistgrip and slightly releasing the clutch lever at the same time.
Stopping the motorcycle Braking If you let go of the throttle twistgrip, the motorcycle will Slow down in time, shift down to engine-brake first and slow down gradually and smoothly. Then, shift down then brake applying both brakes. Pull the clutch lever releasing the clutch, and finally change from first to before stopping the motorcycle, to avoid sudden engine neutral.
Parking Refuelling Stop the motorcycle, then put it on the side stand (see Never overfill the tank when refuelling. Fuel should never page 31). be touching the rim of filler recess (fig. 32). Turn the handlebar fully left and block it by pushing in the ignition key and turning it to the LOCK position.
Tool kit and accessories (fig. 33) Accommodated in the compartment under the seat is a bag (1) holding: an Owner’s manual; a helmet fastening cable; a tool kit for usual maintenance and checks stored in the top pocket. To access this compartment, lift the seat by opening the catch (page 30).
MAIN MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS Removing the fairing Some servicing operations need the motorcycle fairing to be removed. Warning Firmly secure all removed parts when refitting fig. 35 them, otherwise some of them might suddenly come off when riding and you may lose control of your motorcycle. Important At reassembly always fit nylon washers when tightening fastening screws to avoid damage to painted...
Unscrew the screw (3) that holds the left body panel to the side stand fixing plate. Unscrew the screw (4) that holds the right body panel to the rear brake pedal shaft. Disconnect the indicator connectors. Unscrew the four screws (5) that join the body panels together at the bottom end and remove the body panels.
Headlamp fairing Unscrew the two nuts (1, fig. 38) that hold the rear view mirrors to the headlamp fairing and remove the rear view mirrors. Unscrew the three screws (2, fig. 39) that hold each body panel to the headlamp fairing. Move the body panels slightly apart and unscrew the four screws (3, fig.
Lifting the fuel tank (fig. 41 and 42) Remove the seat (see page 30). Pull the clip (1, fig. 41) upwards to disengage it from the tank catch. Lift the tank and unhook the service rod (2, fig. 42) from its retainer (3).
Changing the air filter (fig. 43 and 44) Replace air filter at the required intervals shown in the routine maintenance chart (see Warranty Card). The air box is accessible after lifting the fuel tank. Undo the clips (1) of the cover on both sides of the air box, then remove cover (2).
45.1 Brake system If you find exceeding play on brake lever or pedal and brake pads are still in good condition, contact your Ducati SUPERSPORT1000 Dealer or Authorised Workshop to have the system inspected and any air drained out of the circuit.
If the control lever has exceeding play and the transmission snatches or jams as you try to engage a gear, it means that there is air in the circuit. Contact your Ducati Dealer or Authorised Workshop to have the system inspected and air drained out. Warning Brake fluid level will increase as clutch plate friction material wears down.
Work the controls to make sure the cable slides smoothly inside the sheath: if you feel any friction or hard spots, have the cable replaced by your Ducati Dealer or Authorised Workshop. To prevent these failures, smear the ends of the Bowden cables with SHELL Advance Grease or Retinax LX2 at regular intervals.
Throttle cable adjustment 1,5 ÷ 2 mm SUPERSPORT800 ➤ ➤ The throttle twistgrip must have a free play of 1.5 - 2 mm measured at the edge of the twistgrip, at all positions of the handlebars. If it needs adjusting, use the suitable adjuster (1, fig.
Charging the battery (fig. 51) Before charging the battery, it is best to remove it from the motorcycle. Always disconnect the black negative terminal (-) first, – and then the red positive terminal (+). Undo the straps (1) and remove the battery. Warning Batteries develop explosive gases: keep battery away from heat sources.
Chain tensioning Grease the thread of the wheel shaft nut (1) with SHELL Turn the rear wheel slowly until you find the position Retinax HDX2 grease and torque nut to 72 Nm. where chain tension is tightest. Grease the threads of adjusting screws (3) with SHELL Put motorcycle on the side stand and push the chain up Alvania R3 grease and torque check nuts (2) to 8 Nm.
Chain lubrication SUPERSPORT800 The chain fitted on your motorcycle has O-rings that keep dirt out of and lubricant inside the sliding parts. The seals might be irreparably damaged if the chain is cleaned using any solvent other than those specific for O-ring chains or washed using steam or water jets.
Replacing bulbs Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new bulb complies with voltage and wattage as specified on page 74, “Electric System”, for that lighting device. Always test the new lamp before refitting the parts you have removed. Headlamp To gain access to headlamp bulbs you will need to work behind the headlamp fairing.
Reassembly Insert the locating pegs of the bulb base into their seats to obtain correct alignment. Hook the clip (2) to the headlamp holders; reconnect the connector (1) you have detached previously and refit the rubber cover. The parking light bulb is fitted on the top section of the headlamp body.
Turn indicators (fig. 57) Remove the screw (1) and detach the glass (2) from the indicator body holder. The bulb has a bayonet-type fitting: press and rotate anti- clockwise to remove; fit the spare bulb by pressing and turning clockwise until it clicks. Refit the glass sliding the small tab (A) into the suitable slot in the indicator support and tighten the screw (1).
Stop light To replace the stop and parking light bulb, unscrew the two screws (1, fig. 59) that secure the glass and remove glass. The bulb has a bayonet-type fitting: press and rotate anti-clockwise to remove; fit the spare bulb by pressing and turning clockwise until it clicks (fig.
Beam setting (fig. 61) When checking beam setting, put the motorcycle upright. Tyres should be inflated at the correct pressure and one person should be sitting astride the motorcycle, keeping it at right angles to its longitudinal axis. Place the motorcycle opposite a wall or a screen, 10 meters apart from it, then draw a horizontal line dictated by headlamp centre and a vertical one in line with the longitudinal axis...
The height of the light beam can be corrected using Tyres the screw (1, fig. 62) on the left side of the headlamp. Front tyre pressure: Turn the screw clockwise to lower the beam, 2.1-2.2 bar anticlockwise to raise it. Rear tyre pressure: 2.1-2.3 bar The side position of the headlamp is adjusted using...
After replacing a tyre, the wheel must be balanced. Important Do not remove or shift the wheel balancing weights. Note If tyres need replacing, contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Workshop to make sure wheels are removed and refitted correctly. fig. 63...
Undo the filler plug (2) and top up to correct level. Refit the plug. Important fig. 64 Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a Ducati dealer or authorized workshop at regular intervals, as specified in the routine maintenance chart (see Warranty Card). Viscosity SAE 10W-40...
Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs (fig. 65) Refit spark plug into cylinder head. Tighten until thread is Spark plugs are essential to smooth engine running and fully into the head. Tighten the spark plug to 20 Nm. should be checked at regular intervals. This is done quite If you do not have a torque wrench, you can use the easily and quickly and provides a good measure of engine wrench supplied with the tool kit to tighten the spark...
Cleaning the motorcycle Warning To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, wash Loss of braking may occur immediately after and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, anyway washing the motorcycle. according to the road conditions you ride in. Use specific products only.
Battery should be checked and charged whenever the motorcycle has been left unridden for over a month; protect the motorcycle with a suitable canvas available from Ducati Performance. This will protect paintwork and let condensate breathe out.
TECHNICAL DATA Overall dimensions (mm) (fig. 66) Weights Dry weight: 182.3 Kg. SS800 185.2 Kg. SS1000 Carrying full load: 110 (SS800) (SS1000) 385 Kg 1405 (SS800) 1395 (SS1000) 2030 Warning Failure to observe weight limits could result in poor handling and impair the performance of your motorcycle, and you may lose control of the motorcycle.
Top-ups Type of fluid cu dm (litres) Fuel tank, including a reserve Unleaded fuel of 4 cu dm (liters) 95 fuel octane rating (at least) Oil sump and oil filter SHELL Advance Ultra 4 3.4 (SS800) 3.9 (SS1000) Front/Rear brake and clutch circuits Special fluid for hydraulic systems SHELL Advance Brake DOT 4 Protectant for electric contacts...
Timing system Engine Desmodromic (type) with two valves per cylinder, Twin cylinder, four-stroke, 90° “L” type, longitudinal. operated by four rocker arms (2 opening rockers and 2 Bore: closing rocker arms) and an overhead camshaft. It is 88 mm SS800); operated by the crankshaft through spur gears, belt 99 (SS1000).
Performance data Rear brake Maximum speed in any gear should be reached only after With fixed drilled disc. a correct running-in period with the motorcycle properly Braking surface material: serviced at the recommended intervals. stainless steel. Max. speed (rider alone): Disc diameter: 210 Kph SS800);...
15/39 (SS800); If you wish to tune up your motorcycle for competitive 15/38 (SS1000). trials, you may refer to Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. who will be glad to provide information about the special Total gear ratios: ratios available. Relevant instructions and original spare...
Frame Tyres Tubular trestle frame with upper section made of high- strength steel. Front tyre Steering angle (on each side): Tubeless, radial tyre. 28° Size: Headstock angle: 120/70-ZR17. 24° Trail: Rear tyre 96 mm. Tubeless, radial tyre. Size: 170/60-ZR17 (SS800); Wheels 180/55-ZR17 (SS1000).
The front fork fitted to the SS1000 model features outer Available colors adjusters for rebound, compression, and preload (for inner springs of fork legs). SUPERSPORT800 Stanchion diameter: Ducati Anniversary red 473.101 (PPG) 43 mm. Metal-color rims and frame. Travel along leg axis: 120 mm. Silver grey *0022 (PPG) Black rims and frame.
Electric system Fuses Basic electric items are: The main fuse box is located on the left side of the Headlamp with double filament 12V-55/60 W iodine battery (fig. 72). bulb. To expose the fuses, take off the box protective cover 12V-5W parking light.
31) Vertical cylinder injector. Fuse box key (4) 32) Throttle position sensor. 33) Timing/rpm sensor. Pos. El. item Val. 34) Oil temperature sensor (control unit). 35) 5.9 M E.C.U. Main 30 A 36) Neutral switch. 37) Oil pressure switch. 2-10 Parking light, HIGH/LOW beam, 15 A 38) Front stop light switch.
Such use could lead to upset or other accident. Noise emission warranty Ducati Motor S.p.A. warrants that this exhaust system, at Reporting of safety defects the time of sale, meets all applicable U.S. EPA Federal If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could noise standards.
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited. Federal If you are aware of any of the following symptoms, have Law prohibits the following acts or causing thereof: the vehicle inspected and repaired by your local Ducati (1) the removal or rendering inoperative by any person, dealer.
Riding safety When the roadway is wet, rely more on the throttle to The points given below are applicable for every day control vehicle speed and less on the front and rear motorcycle use and shoud be carefully observed for safe brakes.
Do not inhale exhaust gases and never run the Vehicle identification number (VIN); engine in a closed garage or confined area. Every Ducati motorcycle is identified by two identification Use only Ducati approved parts and accessories. numbers (see page 9). Figure A specifically shows the This motorcycle was not intended to be equipped with a frame identification numbers.
Label location (fig. B) 7• 9• 8• G only for California fig. B...
APPLICABLE TO 1998 MODEL YEAR NEW MOTORCYCLES. NITROGEN GAS. OTHER GASES EVAP FAMILY : MAY CAUSE EXPLOSION. DO NOT INCINERATE. REFER TO OWNER'S TO HORIZONTAL MANIFOLD MANUAL FOR REGULATING GAS. Via A.C.Ducati,3 40132 BOLOGNA ITALY TO VERTICAL MANIFOLD WARM AIR INLET...
Ducati North America, Inc., 10443 Bandley Drive, 2) Canister; Cupertino, California, 95014 warrants that each new 3) Dell’Orto jet; 1998 and later Ducati motorcycle, that includes as 4) Intake manifolds; standard equipment a headlight, tail-light and stoplight, 5) Breather pipe;...
30 days. Any replacement part can defects in material or workmanship by an authorized be used in an emergency repair. Ducati will reimburse the Ducati motorcycle dealer at its place of business during owner for the expenses, including diagnosis, not to customary business hours.
Ducati maintenance or repairs. However, Ducati is not liable for dealer. Ducati shall not be liable for any other expenses, these parts. The owner is responsible for the loss or damage, whether direct, incidental, consequential performance of all required maintenance.
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