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1098 / 1098S / 1098S Tricolore


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  • Page 1 Use and maintenance manual 1098 / 1098S / 1098S Tricolore...
  • Page 3 Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. cannot accept any liability We are sure that you will use your Ducati for longer journeys for errors that may have occurred in the preparation of this as well as short daily trips, but however you use your manual.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Main components and devices 49 Position on motorcycle 49 Fuel tank filler cap 50 Seat lock 51 Sidestand 52 General indications 6 Steering damper 53 Front fork adjusters 54 Warranty 6 Shock absorber adjusters 56 Symbols 6 Adjusting the rear ride height 58 Useful road safety information 7 Riding with a full load 8...
  • Page 5 Vehicle identification number (VIN) 114 Label location 115 (mm) Dimensions California evaporation emission system 117 Weights 98 Ducati limited warranty on emission control system 117 Engine 100 Timing system 100 Performance data 100 Routine maintenance record 120 Spark plugs 101...
  • Page 6: General Indications

    General indications Symbols Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. advises you to read this manual carefully in order to familiarise yourself with your motorcycle. If in doubt, please contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Centre. You will find the information in the manual useful on trips (which Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
  • Page 7: Useful Road Safety Information

    Useful road safety information Be sure you are clearly visible and avoid riding within the blind spot of a vehicle in front of you. Be very careful at road junctions, or when riding in areas near Warning exits from private land or car parks, or on the slip roads to motorways.
  • Page 8: Riding With A Full Load

    Riding with a full load Arrange your luggage or heavy accessories in the lowest possible position and as close to centre of the motorcycle as Your motorcycle is designed for travelling over long possible. distances with a full load in complete safety. Secure the luggage firmly to the motorcycle structure.
  • Page 9: Identification Data

    Identification data All Ducati motorcycles have two identification numbers, one for the frame (fig. 1) and one for the engine (fig. 2). Frame number Engine number Notes These numbers indicate the motorcycle model and should be quoted when ordering spare parts.
  • Page 10: Controls

    Controls Warning This section shows the position and function of the controls used to drive the motorcycle. Be sure to read this information carefully before you use the controls. Position of the motorcycle controls (fig. 3) 1) Instrument panel. 2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock. 3) Left-hand handlebar switch.
  • Page 11: Instrument Panel

    Instrument panel (fig. 4) 1) LCD, (see page 13). 2) Tachometer (rpm). Indicates engine revs per minute. 3) Neutral (N) indicator (green). Illuminates when the gearbox is in neutral. 4) Fuel warning light (yellow). Illuminates when there are about 3 litres of fuel left in the tank.
  • Page 12 11) Control buttons A and B. Button used for displaying and setting instrument panel parameters. It has two positions, A “▲” and B “▼”. 12) High beam headlight FLASH button (fig. 5). The button that normally has the high beam flasher function can be used for the LAP and USB DAQ functions.
  • Page 13: Lcd - Main Functions

    LCD – Main functions Warning Any adjustments to the instrument panel must only 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. Shows total distance travelled. 3) Trip meter.
  • Page 14 The message “SERV” indicates that the service interval has been reached. The messsage is displayed only at Key-On for 5 seconds. The service indicator will be reset at a Ducati Authorised Workshop during the service. 13) DAQ (USB) (fig. 6).
  • Page 15: Lcd - How To Set/display Parameters

    LCD – How to set/display parameters At key-on (key turned from OFF to ON) the instrument panel activates all the digits of the LCD for 1 second and switches on the indicator lights in sequence. It then reverts to “normal” mode and, in place of motorcycle speed, shows the model and, for 2 seconds, also the version (EU, UK, USA, CND, FRA, JAP).
  • Page 16 At Key-On, the instrument panel always shows the following information (de-activating any previously activated functions): Odometer Air temperature Clock Speed Coolant temperature Engine rpm At this point, with button (1, fig. 8) in position B “▼” it is possible to switch from the odometer display function to the following functions: TRIP A TRIP B...
  • Page 17 Total distance travelled indicator (odometer) At Key-On the system automatically enters this function. vs. UK The reading is saved permanently and cannot be reset. If the distance travelled exceeds 99999 km (or 99999 miles), vs. EU v.s. USA the value “99999” will be displayed permanently. fig.
  • Page 18 Trip meter “TRIP A” While in this function, if you press button (1, fig. 8 in vs. UK position B “▼“ for 3 seconds, the reading is reset. If the reading exceeds 999.9, it is reset to zero and the vs.
  • Page 19 “TRIP FUEL” (distance travelled on reserve fuel) indicator vs. UK When the fuel warning light comes on, the TRIP FUEL meter is activated automatically, regardless of the function vs. EU v.s. USA displayed. If the fuel level remains in reserve, the reading is saved even after Key-Off.
  • Page 20 Coolant temperature indicator Displays the engine coolant temperature: if the reading is less than or equal to -40 °C (-40 °F), the v.s. USA vs. EU - vs. UK display shows a series of flashing dashes (“---”) and the FIXED DATUM FIXED DATUM Engine Diagnostics warning light comes on (8, fig.
  • Page 21 The message “SERV” appears on the display at the following intervals: after the first 1000 km on the odometer; every 12000 km on the odometer. The messsage is displayed only at Key-On for 5 seconds. When the message appears, contact your Ducati dealer or Authorized Service Centre. fig. 15...
  • Page 22 Battery voltage indicator (BATT) To display this function, go into the menu and select the “BATT” page. The battery voltage reading is displayed as follows: if the reading is between 12.1 and 14.9 Volts, it is steadily illuminated on the display; if the reading is between 10.0 and 12.0 Volts or between 15.0 and 16.0 Volts, it flashes on the display;...
  • Page 23 Adjusting the engine idle speed (rpm) To display the function, go into the menu and call up the “RPM” page. In addition to the upper rev counter scale, the display also shows engine rpm numerically so that you can adjust the idle speed more precisely.
  • Page 24 Lap time display To activate this function, go into the menu and set the “LAP” function to “On” by keeping button (1, fig. 8) in position B “▼“ for 3 seconds. START and STOP the timer by pressing the high beam FLASH button (12, fig.
  • Page 25 When you switch the LAP function off using the menu, the lap in progress is not saved. If the LAP function is active and the display is suddenly switched off (Key-Off), the LAP function is switched off automatically (even if the timer was ON, the lap in progress is not saved).
  • Page 26 LAP Memory display Displays the data saved with the LAP function: lap time, MAX speed and MAX rpm. To display the saved lap times, go into the menu and select the “LAP MEM” page. From this page, if you hold button (1, fig. 8) in position B “▼“ Press B for 3 seconds, the data for the first lap will appear.
  • Page 27 USB DAQ This function activates the USB Data Acquisition (DAQ) (see page 66): the DAQ must be connected to the motorcycle wiring. To activate the DAQ, go into the menu and set the USB DAQ to “On” by holding button (1, fig. 8) in position B “▼“ for 3 seconds.
  • Page 28 Erase USB This function enables you to delete the data saved on the USB DAQ: the DAQ must be connected to the motorcycle wiring. To delete the data, go into the menu and select the “Erase USB” page. If you hold the button (1, fig. 8) in position B “▼“ for 3 seconds and the USB DAQ is not acquiring data, the message “WAIT…”...
  • Page 29 Clock setting flashing To set the clock, select the “TIME Set” page from the menu. From this page, if you press button (1, fig. 8) in position B flashing “▼” for 3 seconds, you enter clock setting mode. On entering this function, the message “AM” flashes on flashing the display;...
  • Page 30 Instrument panel diagnostics Warning Every time an error is displayed, always contact an Important authorized Ducati Service Centre. The instrument runs the system diagnostics correctly 60 seconds after the last Key-Off. Any errors detected in the behaviour of the motorcycle are displayed.
  • Page 31 Warning Error message Error light INJE 13.1 Vertical cylinder injector error INJE 13.2 Vertical cylinder injector error PUMP 16.0 Fuel pump relay error 18.1 Fan relay error 18.2 Fan relay error STRT 19.1 Starter contactor error STRT 19.2 Starter contactor error STEP.
  • Page 32 Warning Error message Error light LAMB. 22.2 Lambda heater error EXVL 23.1 Exhaust valve motor error EXVL 23.2 Exhaust valve motor error EXVL 23.3 Exhaust valve motor error EXVL 23.4 Exhaust valve motor error EXVL 23.5 Exhaust valve motor error Throttle position sensor error Throttle position sensor error PRESS...
  • Page 33 LAMB Lambda sensor error TILT Lambda 2 sensor error Traction control unit error (the error can only occur if the bike has been fitted with the traction control kit available from Ducati performance) 30.0 Engine ECU error PK.UP 34.0 Pick-up sensor error SPEE.
  • Page 34 Warning Error message Error light IMMO 37.0 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.1 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.3 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.4 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.5 Immobilizer error 38.0 CAN line error...
  • Page 35 Display backlight Intelligent headlamp switch-on The instrument panel backlighting is activated on only when This function allows programmed activation of the headlight the parking lights or low/high beam headlight are on. even with the motorcycle off (Key-Off). The instrument panel has sensors that measure ambient Immediately after key-off, the instrument panel remains active for 60 seconds, thus allowing the headlight to be switched on temperature and light intensity, and automatically turns the...
  • Page 36: The Immobilizer System

    These contain the “code” of the immobilizer system. Notes Your Ducati dealer may ask you to produce your Code Card in order to carry out certain servicing operations. The black keys (B) are the keys for normal use, and are used - start the engine;...
  • Page 37: Code Card

    Warning Keep the keys separate, and store the tags (1) in a safe place. It is also advisable to use only one of the black keys to start the motorcycle. Code card A CODE CARD (fig. 25) is supplied with the keys. This shows the electronic code (A, fig.
  • Page 38: 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 respective function as follows: Select the “CODE” page from the menu. Notes This menu should be active only if there is at least one B= On 3 sec.
  • Page 39 Entering the code: If the code has been entered correctly, the message CODE on entering this function, the first digit on the left starts and the code itself will flash simultaneously for 4 seconds. flashing. The motorcycle diagnostics warning light (9, fig. 4) will go Button (1, fig.
  • Page 40: Duplicate Keys

    CODE CARD. 1) if the code is recognised, the protection system releases The Ducati Service Centre will program all the new keys as the engine lock. When you press the START (2, fig. 31) well as any keys you already have.
  • Page 41: Ignition Switch And Steering Lock

    Ignition switch and steering lock (fig. 28.1 and fig. 28.2) This is located in front of the fuel tank and has four positions: A) ON: enables lights and engine operation; B) OFF: disables lights and engine operation; C) LOCK: the steering is locked; D) P: parking light on and steering locked.
  • Page 42: Left-hand Handlebar Switch

    Left-hand handlebar switch (fig. 29) 1) Dip switch, two-position light selector switch: position = low beam headlight on; position = high beam headlight on. 2) Button = three-position turn signal: centre position = off; position = left turn; position = right turn. To cancel the indicator, press the lever once it has returned to the central position.
  • Page 43: Clutch Lever

    Clutch lever The lever (1) disengages the clutch. The span adjuster (2) serves to alter the distance of the lever from the handlebar. The lever distance can be adjusted through 10 clicks of the knob (2). Turn the knob clockwise to move the lever away from twistgrip, or counter clockwise to move it closer.
  • Page 44: Right-hand Handlebar Switch

    Right-hand handlebar switch (fig. 31) 1) Two-position ENGINE STOP switch position (RUN) = run; position (OFF) = stop engine. Warning This switch is mainly intended for use in emergencies when you need to stop the engine quickly. After stopping the engine, return the switch to the position to start the engine.
  • Page 45: Front Brake Lever

    Front brake lever (fig. 32) Pull the lever (1) towards the twistgrip to operate the front brake. The system is hydraulically assisted and you only need to pull the lever gently. The brake lever has a knob (2) for adjusting the distance between lever and twistgrip on the handlebar.
  • Page 46: Rear Brake Pedal

    Rear brake pedal (fig. 33) Push down on the pedal (1) with your foot to operate the rear brake. The system is controlled hydraulically. fig. 33 Gearchange pedal (fig. 34) The gearchange pedal automatically returns to its central rest position N. When the pedal is in this position, the N light (3, fig.
  • Page 47: Adjusting The Position Of The Gearchange And Rear Brake Pedals

    Adjusting the position of the gearchange and rear brake pedals (fig. 35 and fig. 36) The position of the gearchange and rear brake pedals in relation to the footrests can be adjusted to suit the requirements of the rider. To adjust the position, proceed as follows: restrain the tie-rod (1) and slacken the locknuts (2) and (3).
  • Page 48 To adjust the position of the rear brake pedal, proceed as follows: Loosen the locknut (4). Turn the pedal travel adjustment bolt (5) until the pedal is in the desired position. Tighten the locknut (4) to a torque of 2.3 Nm. Operate the pedal by hand to check that there is 1.5 to 2 mm of freeplay before the brake bites.
  • Page 49: Main Components And Devices

    Main components and devices Position on motorcycle (fig. 37) 1) Fuel tank filler cap. 2) Seat lock. 3) Sidestand. 4) Steering damper. 5) Rearview mirrors. 6) Front fork adjusters. 7) Rear shock absorber adjusters. 8) Suspension tie-rod for adjustment of rear ride height. 9) Exhaust silencer (see note on page 66).
  • Page 50: Fuel Tank Filler Cap

    Fuel tank filler cap (fig. 38) Opening Raise the cover (1) and insert the key into the lock. Give the key a 1/4 turn clockwise to unlock. Lift the cap. Closing Close the cap with the key inserted and push it into its seat. Turn the key anticlockwise to the initial position and remove it.
  • Page 51: Seat Lock

    Seat lock (fig. 39) Opening Insert the key into the seat lock (1) and turn it clockwise until the seat catch disengages with an audible click. Raise the rear of the seat (2) until it can be extracted. fig. 39 (fig.
  • Page 52: Sidestand

    Sidestand Notes (fig. 41) It is advisable to check periodically that the stand mechanism (consisting of two springs, one inside the other) Important and safety sensor (2) are working properly. Before lowering the sidestand, check that the ground is sufficiently even and firm. Notes Do not park on soft ground, gravel or on asphalt softened by The engine can be started with the sidestand down...
  • Page 53: Steering Damper

    Steering damper (fig. 42 and fig. 43) The steering damper is located in front of the tank and secured to the frame and the top yoke. The damper helps improve steering precision and stability, and thus also improves ride quality in all riding conditions. (1098S - 1098S Tricolore) Turn the knob (1) clockwise to obtain a stiffer damping action or anticlockwise to soften it.
  • Page 54: Front Fork Adjusters

    Front fork adjusters 1098 The front fork can be adjusted for rebound, compression and spring preload. The settings are adjusted by way of external adjuster screws: 1) to adjust rebound damping (fig. 44.1 and fig. 44.2); 2) to adjust inner spring preload (fig. 44.1 and fig. 44.2); 3) to adjust compression damping (fig.
  • Page 55 The STANDARD factory settings are as follows: compression: 3/4 turns (1098), 8 clicks (1098S - 1098S Tricolore); rebound: 12 clicks (1098), 10 clicks (1098S - 1098S Tricolore); Spring preload (1098)(A, fig. 44.1): 18 mm; corresponds to an actual preload of 9 mm. Spring preload (1098S - 1098S Tricolore);...
  • Page 56: Shock Absorber Adjusters

    Shock absorber adjusters (fig. 46.1 and fig. 46.2) The shock absorber has external adjusters that enable you to adjust the suspension to suit the load on the motorcycle. Adjuster (1), located on the left-hand side at the point at which the shock absorber is fixed to the swingarm, controls rebound damping.
  • Page 57 Once the desired spring preload has been set, re-tighten the upper lock nut. Warning Use a pin wrench to turn the preload adjusting nut. Take special care when turning the nut, to avoid injuring your hand by striking it violently against other parts of the motorcycle if the wrench suddenly slips off the nut while turning.
  • Page 58: Adjusting The Rear Ride Height

    Adjusting the rear ride height (fig. 47, fig. 48 and fig. 49) The standard ride height setting is the result of rigorous testing carried out in a wide variety of conditions by our technical staff. Modifying the the ride height is a very critical operation, and can be dangerous if carried out by untrained persons.
  • Page 59 The maximum distance that the UNIBALL end fitting (A) can be unscrewed from the tie-rod body is 5 threads, or 7.5 mm (B). fig. 49...
  • Page 60: Riding The Motorcycle

    Riding the motorcycle To allow all the mechanical moving parts in the motorcycle to adapt to one another, and to avoid shortening the life of the main engine components, it is advisable to avoid sudden acceleration and running the engine at high rpm for too long, especially uphill.
  • Page 61 Throughout the running-in period, be careful to stick to the recommended maintenance schedule and periodic service intervals indicated 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.
  • Page 62: Pre-ride Checks

    Fuel level in the tank If there are any faults or malfunctions, do not start the Check the fuel level in the tank. Re-fuel if necessary motorcycle and contact your Ducati Dealer or Authorized (page 67). Service Centre. Engine oil level Check the oil level in the sump through the sight glass.
  • Page 63: Starting The Engine

    Starting the engine Warning Before starting the engine, familiarise yourself with the controls that you will use when riding (page 10). Warning Never start or run the engine in enclosed space. Exhaust gases are toxic and may lead to loss of consciousness or even death within a short time.
  • Page 64 Notes The engine can be started with the sidestand down and the gearbox in neutral. If starting with a gear engaged, pull in the clutch lever (in this case the sidestand must be up). 2) Check that the stop switch (2, fig. 52) is positioned to (RUN), then press the starter button (3, fig.
  • Page 65: Moving Off

    Moving off Braking 1) Disengage the clutch by squeezing the clutch lever. Slow down in time, change down to use the engine brake, 2) Push down the gearchange lever firmly with the tip of your then apply both brakes. Pull in the clutch lever before the foot to engage first gear.
  • Page 66: Stopping The Motorcycle

    Stopping the motorcycle Warning Reduce speed, change down and release the throttle Using padlocks or other locks designed to prevent twistgrip. Change down to engage first gear and then neutral. movement of the motorcycle (such as brake disc locks, rear Apply the brakes and bring the motorcycle to a complete stop.
  • Page 67: Refuelling

    Refuelling (fig. 53) Max level Do not overfill the tank when refuelling. The fuel level should always be below the rim of the filler recess. Warning Use fuel with low lead content and an original octane number of 95 minimum (see table “Fluids and lubricants” on page 99).
  • Page 68: Toolkit And Accessories

    Toolkit and accessories (fig. 54) The compartment under the pillion seat contains: use and maintenance manual; helmet fastening cable; toolkit consisting of: - spark plug wrench; - tommy bar for spark plug wrench; - double-ended screwdriver; - Allen key for fairing panels. fig.
  • Page 69: Usb Data Acquisition (daq) (for 1098s - 1098s Tricolore)

    USB Data Acquisition (DAQ) (for 1098S - 1098S Tricolore) A USB DAQ (1) is supplied in kit form. To use it, position it under the seat with the cap (2) fitted and the connector (3) from the main wiring loom connected. Refer to the “USB DAQ”...
  • Page 70: Main Maintenance Operations

    Main maintenance operations Side fairings Remove the side fairings using the Allen key located in the underseat compartment; unscrew: the two bolts (1) securing the fairing panels to the brackets; the six bolts (2) securing the fairing panels to the headlight shell;...
  • Page 71 Notes Be careful of the splashguard, which is released by the fairing panel fastening. Notes To refit the left fairing panel, lower the sidestand and pass it through the aperture provided in the panel. fig. 58...
  • Page 72 Rearview mirrors Unscrew the bolts (1) securing the rearview mirror. Release the pins (2) from the retaining clips (3) attached to the headlight shell bracket (4). Slip off the rubber covers (5) and disconnect the turn indicator wiring connectors (6). Repeat the procedure to remove the other rearview mirror.
  • Page 73 Headlight shell Notes To remove the headlight shell, first remove the rear- view mirrors and side fairing panels as described above. Unscrew the two rear bolts (1) securing the headlight shell to the headlight support. Notes After refitting the headlight shell, refit the side body panels and rear-view mirrors.
  • Page 74: Checking And Topping Up The Coolant

    Checking and topping up the coolant (fig. 62) Check the coolant level in the expansion reservoir on the right side of the motorcycle. It should be between the two marks (1) and (2). Mark (2) indicates MAX level, and mark (1) indicates MIN level.
  • Page 75: Checking The Brake And Clutch Fluid Level

    Brake and clutch fluid must be topped up and changed at the intervals specified in the routine maintenance table (see Warranty Booklet) by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Centre. Important It is recommended that all brake and clutch hoses be renewed every 4 years.
  • Page 76 If there is too much play at the clutch lever and the motorcycle jumps or stops when a gear is engaged, this indicates air in the system. Contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Centre to have the system inspected and the air bled from the system.
  • Page 77: Checking The Brake Pads For Wear

    If the grooves in the pad friction material are still visible, the pad is still in good condition. Important Have the brake pads replaced by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Centre. fig. 65 1098...
  • Page 78: Lubricating Cables And Joints

    Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Centre. To prevent problems, periodically open the twistgrip housing by unscrewing the two bolts (1, fig. 67) and lubricate the ends of each control cable and the races with SHELL Advance Grease or Retinax LX2.
  • Page 79: Adjustment Of The Throttle Cable Free Play

    Adjustment of the throttle cable free play 1,5÷2 mm ➤ ➤ In all handlebar positions, the throttle twistgrip should have free play of 1.5 - 2.0 mm measured at the edge of the twistgrip. If necessary, adjust using the adjusters (1 and 2, 1,5÷2 mm fig.
  • Page 80: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery Warning (fig. 70) Before charging the battery, it is best to remove it from the Keep the battery out of the reach of children. motorcycle. Remove the left-hand side fairing (page 70), unscrew the Charge the battery at 0.9 A for 5 to 10 hours. bolt (1) and remove the mounting bracket (2).
  • Page 81: Checking The Chain Tension

    Using non-specific lubricants may cause severe damage to the chain and the front and rear sprockets. Important Have the chain tensioned at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop. With the motorcycle on the sidestand, push down the chain with a finger. Then release the chain and measure the distance between the surface of the chain slider and the centre of the pin below it.
  • Page 82: Changing The High And Low Beam Bulbs

    Changing the high and low beam bulbs Before replacing a burnt-out bulb, make sure that the new one matches the voltage and wattage specifications in the “Electrical System” paragraph on page 105. Always check that the new bulb works before refitting removed parts. fig.
  • Page 83 Notes It is not necessary to disconnect the main wiring loom cable in order to replace the headlight bulbs. Notes Be careful to hold the new bulb at the base only. Never touch the transparent body with your fingers or it will blacken resulting in reduced bulb brilliancy.
  • Page 84: Changing The Sidelight Bulb

    Changing the sidelight bulb To access the sidelights (1), reach your hand inside the headlight support and take the bulb-holders out of their seats. Turn the bulb retaining ring (1) anti-clockwise and remove the burnt-out bulb. Renew the burnt-out bulb. On refitting, turn the bulbs (1) clockwise to secure.
  • Page 85: Rear Turn Indicators

    Rear turn indicators (fig. 75) To change the rear turn indicator bulbs, rotate the indicator body (1) by a quarter of a turn so that the lens is facing upwards, and withdraw it from indicator support. The bulb has a bayonet-type end fitting: to remove it, push it in and turn it counter-clockwise.
  • Page 86: Headlight Aim

    Headlight aim (fig. 77) To check the headlight aim, place the motorcycle upright with the tyres 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 10 metres. Draw a horizontal line on the wall at the height of the centre of the headlight and a vertical one in line with the longitudinal axis of the motorcycle.
  • Page 87: Rearview Mirror Adjustment

    The horizontal position of the left-hand headlight can be adjusted by means of the adjuster screw (1, fig. 78) located behind the headlight. Turn the screw clockwise and the beam will shift to the right; turning the screw anti-clockwise will shift the beam to the left. The vertical position of the left-hand headlight can be adjusted by means of the adjuster screw (2, fig.
  • Page 88: Tubeless Tyres

    After changing the tyre, the wheel must be balanced. Important Do not remove or alter the position of the wheel balancing weights. Notes If tyres need changing, contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Centre to make sure wheels are removed and refitted correctly.
  • Page 89 Minimum tread depth Measure the tread depth (S, fig. 80) at the point where the tread is most worn. It should not be less than 2 mm, and in any case not less than the legal limit. Important Visually inspect the tyres at regular intervals for cracks and cuts, especially on the side walls, and bulges or large stains that indicate internal damage.
  • Page 90: Checking The Engine Oil Level

    Replace the filler cap. Important To change the engine oil and filters at the intervals specified in the maintenance table in the Warranty Booklet, contact a Ducati dealer or Authorized Service Centre. fig. 81 Oil viscosity SAE 10W-40 The other viscosity values shown in the table can be used if the local average temperature is within the limits specified for that oil viscosity.
  • Page 91: Cleaning And Renewing The Spark Plugs

    The condition of the spark plugs provides a good indication of how well the engine is running. Have the spark plugs inspected or renewed at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Workshop. Firstly, they will check the colour of the ceramic insulator of the central electrode: an even brown colour is a sign that the engine is in good running order.
  • Page 92: General Cleaning

    General cleaning Warning To preserve the original shine on metal surfaces and There may be loss of braking efficiency immediately paintwork, wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals after washing the motorcycle. Never grease or lubricate depending on the type of use and according to the particular the brake discs.
  • Page 93: Storing The Motorcycle

    If the motorcycle has been left unused for more than a month, the battery should be checked and re-charged if necessary. Protect the motorcycle with a specific motorcycle cover that will not damage the paintwork or retain moisture. This type of motorcycle cover is available from Ducati Performance.
  • Page 94: Maintenance

    Maintenance Programmed maintenance plan: operations to be carried out by the dealer km x1000 List of operations with frequency miles x1000 22,5 37,5 (distance or time interval *) Months • • • • • • Change the engine oil • •...
  • Page 95 km x1000 List of operations with frequency miles x1000 22,5 37,5 (distance or time interval *) Months • • • • • Check throttle body synchronisation and idle speed setting (1) • • • • • • Check the brake and clutch fluid levels •...
  • Page 96 km x1000 List of operations with frequency miles x1000 22,5 37,5 (distance or time interval *) Months • • • • • Check tightness of the rear wheel axle nut • • • • • Check the external fuel hoses •...
  • Page 97: Programmed Maintenance Plan: Operations To Be Carried Out By The Dealer

    Programmed maintenance plan: operations to be carried out by the dealer km x1000 List of operations with type of intervention (distance or time interval *) miles x1000 Months • Checking the engine oil level • Check the brake and clutch fluid levels •...
  • Page 98: Technical Data

    Technical data In running order without liquids and battery: 173 kg (1098); 171 kg (1098S - 1098S Tricolore); Fully laden: Dimensions 390 kg. (mm) (fig. 83) Weights Warning In running order without fuel: Failure to observe weight limits could result in poor 188 kg (1098);...
  • Page 99 Fluids and lubricants Type Fuel tank, including a reserve of 4 dm (litres) Unleaded fuel with 95 fuel octane rating (at least) 15,5 dm (litres) Lubrication circuit SHELL - Advance Ultra 4 3,7 dm (litres) Front/rear brake and clutch circuits Special hydraulic system fluid SHELL Advance Brake Dot 4 —...
  • Page 100: Engine

    (fig. 84) Engine Desmodromic timing system Longitudinal 90º “L” twin cylinder, four-stroke. 1) Opening (or upper) rocker arm. Bore (mm): 2) Opening (upper) shim. 104. 3) Closing (lower) shim. Stroke (mm): 4) Return spring for lower rocker arm. 64,7. 5) Closing (lower) rocker arm. Total displacement cm 6) Camshaft 1099.
  • Page 101: Spark Plugs

    Spark plugs Disc diameter: 330 mm. Make: Hydraulically operated by a control lever on right handlebar. Make of brake calipers: Type: BREMBO. MAR10A-J Type: 34-4 pistons. Fuel system M4-34 Friction material: MARELLI indirect electronic injection. TT 2910. Throttle body diameter: Master cylinder type: 60 mm.
  • Page 102: Transmission

    Final drive ratio: However, if you wish to tune up your motorcycle for 15/38 competitions or special tracks, Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. Total gear ratios: will be pleased to provide information about the special 15/37 ratios available.
  • Page 103: Frame

    Frame Tyres ALS450 steel tube trellis frame. Steering angle (on each side): Front 28° 30'. Radial tubeless tyre Size: 120/70-ZR17 Wheels Five-Y-spoke, light-alloy rims. Rear Radial tubeless tyre Front Size: Dimensions: 190/55-ZR17 MT 3.50x17". Rear Dimensions: MT 6.00x17". Both wheels have removable axles.
  • Page 104: Suspension

    Stanchion diameter: 43 mm with TIO treatment (1098); 43 mm with TIN treatment (1098S - 1098S Tricolore). 1098 Travel along leg axis: Ducati anniversary red, code F_473.101 (PPG); 127 mm; Transparent, code 228.880 (PPG); 120 mm. red frame with black wheels.
  • Page 105: Electrical System

    Electrical system Fuses The main fuse box (1, fig. 85) is located on the left of the The main components of the electrical system are: frame. The fuses are accessed by removing the cover, on headlight: which are indicated the ampere ratings and fuse positions. bulb type: 2 x H11 (12 V-55 W).
  • Page 106 IN GOOD CONDITION BLOWN fig. 85 fig. 87 fig. 86...
  • Page 107 Key to the electrical system/injection system 30) Horn diagram 31) Neutral switch 32) Oil pressure switch 1) Right-hand handlebar switch 33) Rear brake light switch 2) Key switch 34) ECU 3) Left cooling fan 35) Fuses 4) Right cooling fan 36) Clutch switch 5) Starter motor 37) Front brake light switch...
  • Page 108 Wire colour coding (fig. 85 and fig. 86) Key to fusebox B Blue W White Pos. Device Val. V Violet Bk Black Key-on 10 A Y Yellow R Red Lights 15 A Lb Light blue Device 15 A Gr Grey G Green Instrument panel Bn Brown...
  • Page 109: Routine Maintenance Record

    Routine maintenance record Name of Mileage Date Ducati Service 1000 12000 24000 36000 48000 60000...
  • Page 111: For United States Of America Version Only

    Noise emission warranty Reporting of safety defects Ducati Motor S.p.A. warrants that this exhaust system, at the time of sale, meets all applicable U.S. EPA Federal noise If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could standards.
  • Page 112: Tampering Warning

    This system prevents the If you are aware of any of the following symptoms, have the escape of fuel vapors from the throttle body and fuel tank. vehicle inspected and repaired by your local Ducati dealer. Symptoms: Hard starting or stalling after starting.
  • Page 113: Riding Safety

    Riding safety The throttle should also be used judiciously to avoid skidding the rear wheel from too rapid acceleration or deceleration. The points given below are applicable for every day On rough roads, exercise caution, slow down, and grip the motorcycle use and shoud be carefully observed for safe and fuel tank with your knees for better stability.
  • Page 114: Protective Apparel

    This motorcycle was not intended to be equipped with a 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 handling or...
  • Page 115: Label Location

    Label location (fig. B) only Canada fig. B...
  • Page 116 33 ÷ 35 mm 3 (Only Canada)
  • Page 117: California Evaporation Emission System

    United States of America in compliance with the Clean Air Act and applicable regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board. Any part or parts replaced under this warranty shall become the property of Ducati. fig. C...
  • Page 118 Ducati’s use of the motorcycle or transportation of the motorcycle to or from the Ducati dealer. Ducati shall not be liable for any suggested retail price for all warranted parts replaced and labor charges based on Ducati’s recommended time allowance for...
  • Page 119 However, Ducati is not liable for these parts. The owner is responsible for the performance of all required purpose, is limited to the express emission control systems warranty terms stated in this warranty.
  • Page 120: Routine Maintenance Record

    Routine maintenance record Ducati Mileage Date Service Name 1,000 12,000 7,500 24,000 15,000 36,000 22,500 48,000 30,000 60,000 37,500...
  • Page 121 Ducati Motor Holding spa via Cavalieri Ducati, 3 40132 Bologna, Italia Tel. +39 051 6413111 Fax +39 051 406580
  • Page 122 37 36 MODE TURN HORN DIMMER PASSING G/Bk Br BY STARTER ENGINE STOP Br BW LOCK BW Bk PARK PUSH PUSH FREE PUSH 30 A Gr/R R/Bk B/Bk R/Bk R/Bk Bk Bk 1N4007 W/Bk Y/Bk P/Bk Y/Bk Gr/R W/Bk Bn/W Bn/Bk 1 2 3 4 Bn/W...

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