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TABLE OF CONTENTS Main components and devices Location 21 Tank filler plug 22 Seat catch and helmet pin 23 Side stand 24 Shock absorber adjusters 25 Front fork adjusters General Warranty 6 Directions for use Symbols 6 Running-in recommendations 28 Useful information for safe riding 7 Pre-ride checks 29 Carrying the max load allowed 8...
Performance data 56 Spark plugs 56 Brakes 57 Transmission 57 Frame 58 Wheels 58 Tyres 58 Suspensions 59 Electric system 59 Monster S4 versions 63 Monster S4 Monster S4 cromo For United States of America version only Routine maintenance record...
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 authorized workshop. The information contained herein will prove useful on your trips - and Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
Useful information for safe riding lane in good time using the suitable turn indicators. Be sure you are clearly visible and do not ride within the Warning blind spot of vehicles ahead. Read this section before riding your motorcycle. Be very careful when tackling road junctions, or when riding in the areas near exits from private grounds, car Accidents are frequently due to inexperience.
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. 1.1) and engine (fig. 1.2). Frame number Engine number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. fig. 1.1 fig. 1.2...
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. 2) 1) Instrument panel. 2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock.
Blue light Instrument panel (fig. 3) Comes on when high beam is on. 1) Speedometer (km/h or mph). 7) Red light Gives road speed. Comes on when coolant temperature is too high. a) Odometer (km or miles). 8) Revolution counter. Gives total distance covered.
The immobilizer system Note For improved anti-theft protection, the motorcycle is The three keys have a small plate (1) attached that equipped with an IMMOBILIZER, an electronic system reports their identification number. that inhibits engine operation whenever the ignition switch is turned off. Important Accommodated in the handgrip of each ignition key is an Keep the keys in different places.
A) (fig. 4.3) the electronic code to be used to start the engine in the event of an emergency; B) (fig. 4.3) the part no. code for the keys to be reported to the DUCATI Service network when you are ordering any duplicate keys. Important Keep the CODE CARD in a safe place.
CODE CARD. When the ignition key is turned back to ON to start the DUCATI Service will program up to 8 new keys and re- engine, the following happens: program your original keys. 1) if the CPU recognised the code, the CODE light on the You may be asked to identify yourself as the legitimate instrument panel will flash briefly.
Ignition switch and steering lock (fig. 5) 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 lock; D) P: parking lights and steering lock. Warning This vehicle is equipped with an energy-saving CPU.
Left switch (fig. 6) Clutch lever (fig. 7) 1) Dip switch, light dip switch, two positions: Lever (1) disengages the clutch. It features a dial adjuster position = low beam on; (2) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar. position = high beam on.
Cold start lever (fig. 7) Right switch (fig. 8) Use this device (3) to start the engine from cold. It will 1) Switch, light switch, 3 positions: increase the engine idling speed after starting. Right = light off; Lever positions: Centre = front and rear parking light, number plate A) (vertical) = closed...
Front brake lever (fig. 9) Throttle twistgrip (fig. 8) Pull in the lever (1) towards the twistgrip to operate the The twistgrip (4) on the right handlebar opens throttles. front brake. The system is hydraulically operated and you When released, it will spring back to the initial position just need to pull the lever gently.
Rear brake pedal (fig. 10) Gear change pedal (fig. 11.1) Push down on the pedal (1) to apply the rear brake. The gear change pedal is at rest when in the central The system is hydraulically operated. position N, is moved up and down to change gears and then returns to the central position.
Setting the gear change and rear brake pedals (fig. 11.2) 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.
Tank filler plug (fig. 13) 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 plug. Closing Refit the plug with the key in it and push it down into its seat.
Seat catch and helmet pin Opening Fit the ignition key into the lock. Turn the key clockwise to detach seat from frame. Pull the seat backwards to slide it off its front holders. On the rear end of the compartment underneath the seat, there is the helmet fastening cable (1) (see page 35).
Side stand (fig. 15) Note Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism Important (two springs, one into the other) and the safety sensor Before lowering the side stand, make sure that the (2). bearing surface is hard and flat. Warning Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt melt The motorcycle can be started only if the side stand...
Shock absorber adjusters (fig. 16) The shock absorber has outer adjusters that enable you to adjust your motorcycle to the load. The adjuster (1) located on the right side, on the connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm, controls rebound damping. The adjuster (2) on the shock absorber expansion reservoir controls compression damping.
When carrying a passenger and a load, set the rear shock Front fork adjusters absorber spring to maximum preload to improve The front fork of 900S models has rebound and motorcycle handling and keep safe clearance from the compression damping adjusters. ground.
Standard factory setting is as follows: compression: 12 clicks; rebound: 11 clicks. The max. setting range is 14 clicks (rebound) and 14 clicks (compression) that ensure the softest damping. To change the preload of the spring inside each fork leg, turn the adjusting nut (2) with a 22-mm hexagon wrench.
During the first 1000 km, keep the revolution meter under for Warranty validity. Failure to comply with these rules control. The indicator must not exceed: will release Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability 6000 rpm. whatsoever for resulting engine damage or shorter During the first hours of riding, it is advisable to run the engine life.
Failure to carry out these checks before riding, may In case of malfunctioning, do not start the lead to motorcycle damage and injury to rider and motorcycle and call a Ducati dealer or authorized passenger. workshop. Before riding, perform a thorough check-up on your bike...
Starting the engine 3) Check that the stop switch (1, fig. 21.2) is positioned (RUN), then press the starter button (2). Note Let the engine start without using the throttle control. Follow the “High ambient temperature” procedure to start the engine when it is warm. Important Never operate the starter more than 5 seconds at a Warning...
High ambient temperature (over 35° C): Follow the same procedure, however, do not use the fast-idle device. Cold ambient temperature (below 10° C): Follow the procedure for “Regular ambient temperature”, however allow 5 minutes for the engine to warm up (step 5). fig.
Moving off Braking 1) Disengage the clutch squeezing the control lever. Slow down in time, shift down to engine-brake first and 2) Push down on gear change lever sharply with the tip then brake applying both brakes. Pull the clutch lever of your foot to engage the first gear.
Refueling Stopping the motorcycle Never overfill the tank when refueling. Fuel should never Slow down gradually, then shift down and release the be touching the rim of filler recess (fig. 23). throttle twistgrip. Finally change from first to neutral. Apply brakes and you will bring the motorcycle to a Warning complete stop.
Parking Stop the motorcycle, then put it on the side stand to park it (see page 24). To avoid theft, turn the handlebar fully left and turn the key to LOCK position. If you park in a garage or other facilities, make sure that there is proper ventilation and that the motorcycle is not near a source of heat or sparks.
Tool kit and accessories (fig. 25.1) The compartment under the seat holds: an Owner’s manual; a helmet fastening cable; a tool bag for normal maintenance and checks to be performed by the user. To reach this compartment, remove the seat first (page 23) then the protective cover (1).
MAIN MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS Lifting the fuel tank (fig. 26.1) Warning Make sure the fuel in the tank is less than 5 litres or fuel may leak out through the filler plug breather. fig. 26.1 Remove the seat (page 23) and lift the hook (1). Lift the tank and unhook the service rod (2, fig.
Changing air filter (fig. 27.1) Replace the 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 as described on page 36. To remove the filter, release the cover clips (1) on both sides of the air box and take off the cover (2).
Checking the coolant level (fig. 28) Check the coolant level in the expansion reservoir on the RH side of the motorcycle. The coolant level must be between the MAX and MIN marks. Top up if the level is too low. Unscrew the filler (1, fig.
Brake and clutch fluid must be topped up and changed at system inspected and air drained out. the intervals specified in the routine maintenance chart - refer to the warranty card - by a Ducati dealer or Warning authorized workshop.
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 authorized workshop. To prevent these failures, smear the ends of the flexible cables with SHELL Advance Grease or Retinax LX2 at regular intervals.
Charging the battery (fig. 33) 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 strap (1) and remove the battery. –...
Chain tensioning Turn the rear wheel slowly until you find the position where chain tension is highest. With the motorcycle on the side stand, push the chain up pressing with a finger at the point where it intersects with swing arm centerline. The lower portion of the chain should have a slack as follows (fig.
Chain lubrication Replacing bulbs The chain fitted on your motorcycle has OR seals that Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the keep dirt out of and lubricant inside the sliding parts. The new one complies with voltage and wattage as specified seals might be irreparably damaged if the chain is on page 59 - “Electric System”.
Note Instrument panel (fig. 36) Never touch the transparent body of the new bulb Disassemble the instrument panel by unscrewing the with your fingers or it will blacken resulting in reduced two fastening screws with washer. bulb brilliancy. Disconnect the odometer cable (1) and the main wiring Insert the locating pegs of the bulb base into their seats connector (2).
Turn indicators (fig. 37) Stop light (fig. 38) Remove the screw (1) and detach the glass (2) from the To replace the stop and parking light bulb, unscrew the body. two screws (1) that secure the glass (2). Remove the The bulb is of the bayonet-type: press and rotate anti- glass.
Headlamp alignment (fig. 39.1) When checking headlamp alignment, 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 and opposite a wall or a screen, 10 meters apart from it. Then draw a horizontal line dictated by headlamp center and a vertical one in line with the longitudinal axis of motorcycle.
After replacing a tyre, the wheel should be balanced. bar. Important Do not remove or shift the wheel balancing weights. Note If tyres need replacing, contact a Ducati Dealer or authorized workshop to make sure wheels are removed and refitted correctly.
Remove any stones or other foreign bodies caught in the tread. Important 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). fig. 40...
If color has altered or you find any dark deposits, change the spark plug and report this to a Ducati dealer or authorized workshop. Check wear on the central electrode. If it looks worn out or has a vitreous appearance, change the spark plug.
Important Cleaning the motorcycle Never use spark plugs with a heat rating other than To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, wash recommended or a thread length other than standard. and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, anyway Spark plugs should be tightened firmly.
Carry out any required inspection at regular intervals and replace any parts using Ducati original spare parts complying with local law. Storing the bike away If the motorcycle is to be left unridden over long periods,...
TECHNICAL DATA Weights Dry weight: 190 kg. Carrying full load: 390 kg. Warning Failure to observe weight limits could result in poor Overall dimensions (mm) (fig. 43) handling and impair the performance of your motorcycle, and you may lose control of the motorcycle. 1440 2070 fig.
Top-ups Type of fluid cu. dm. (liters) Fuel tank, including a reserve Gasoline 95-98 RON 16.5 of 3.5 cu dm (liters) Oil sump and oil filter SHELL Advance Ultra 4 Front/Rear brake and clutch circuits SHELL-Advance Brake DOT 4 – Protectant for electric contacts SHELL-Advance Contact Cleaner –...
The figure shows the maximum speed limits that can be reached after the running-in period. km/h Important Failure to comply with these limits releases Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for fig. 45 resulting engine malfunction. Spark plugs...
Brakes Make and type: BREMBO P 2.I05N. Front brake Friction material: Type: FERIT I/D 450 FF. drilled steel disc. Master cylinder type: No. 2 discs. PS 11. Disc diameter: 320 mm Warning Hydraulically operated by a control lever on right Brake fluid can dissolve paintwork and cause handlebar.
Make: MARCHESINI However, if you wish to tune up your motorcycle for Dimensions: 5.50x17". competitive trials, you may refer to Ducati Motor Holding Both wheel spindles can be removed. S.p.A. who will be glad to provide information about the special ratios available. Relevant instructions and original spare parts are available from your local dealer or authorized workshop.
Suspensions Electric system Basic electric items are: Front suspension Round headlamp with iodine double filament bulb, 12V- Hydraulic upside-down fork. 55/60W bulb. The fork is provided with outer adjuster for rebound, Parking light with 12V-5W bulb. compression, and preload (for inner springs of fork legs). Instrument panel, 12V-1.2W bulbs for warning lights Stanchion diameter: and 12V-2W bulbs for instrument lights.
Fuses The main fuse box is located under the fuel tank. To expose the fuses, take off the box protective cover (1, fig. 46.1). Mounting position and ampere capacity are marked on it. The fuse located near the battery (fig. 46.3) protects the electronic regulator.
Metal frame and wheel rims matching the following 5-13 Passing 7.5 A colors: Ducati anniversary red - part no. PPG 473.101; 6-14 Turn indicators, warning lights, tail 15 A Ducati metallized yellow - part no. PPG 473.201; lights and instrument panel lights Ducati metallized black - part no.
However, NHTSA cannot become Noise emission warranty involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, Ducati Motor S.p.A. warrants that this exhaust system, at or Ducati North America. To contact NHTSA, you may the time of sale, meets all applicable U.S. EPA Federal either call the Auto Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-800-424- noise standards.
Ducati utilizes lean carburetor settings and other systems (2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of to reduce carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons.
When applying the brakes, use both the front and rear If you are aware of any of the following symptoms, have brakes. Applying only one brake for sudden braking may the vehicle inspected and repaired by your local Ducati cause the motorcycle to skid and lose control. dealer.
This motorcycle was not intended to be equipped with a and ride. sidecar or to be used to tow any trailer or other vehicle. Ducati does not manufacture sidecars or trailers and cannot predict the effects of such accessories on...
Vehicle identification number (VIN); Every Ducati motorcycle is identified by two identification numbers (see page 9). Figure A specifically shows the frame identification numbers. PLANT OF DUCATI MANUFACTURE TYPE OF MOTORCYCLE SEQUENTIAL MODEL NUMBER YEAR ZDM 1R B 8 S # 1 B 0 0 0 0 0 0 # Varies-can be thru 9 or X (Check digit) fig.
WARNING YOUR DUCATI MOTORCYCLE IS EQUIP- OBJECT IN MIRROR ARE Manufactured by DATE: 07/97 PED WITH A WARNING LIGHT FLASHING WHEN THE SIDE STAND IS LOWERED (ON) CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR GVWR: 925.9 (420 HEWEVER, IT IS THE RIDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO Cod.
California evaporation emission system Ducati limited warranty on emission control (fig. C): system Ducati North America, Inc., 237 West Parkway, Pompton Important Plains, New Jersey 07444-1028 warrants that each new In the event of fuel system malfunction, contact 1998 and later Ducati motorcycle, that includes as Ducati’s authorized Service Centres.
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.