Failure to carry out these checks before riding, may
lead to motorcycle damage and injury to rider and passenger.
Before riding, perform a thorough check-up on your bike as
FUEL LEVEL IN THE TANK
Check the fuel level in the tank. Fill tank if needed (page 143).
ENGINE OIL LEVEL
Check oil level in the sump through the sight
glass. Top up if needed (page 167).
BRAKE AND CLUTCH FLUID
Check fluid level in the relevant reservoirs (page 146).
Check coolant level in the expansion reservoir. Top up if
needed (page 145).
Check tyre pressure and condition (page 165).
Operate the brake, clutch, throttle and gear change controls
(levers, pedals and twistgrip) to check that they function
LIGHTS AND INDICATORS
Make sure the lights, indicators and horn work properly.
Replace any burnt-out bulbs (page 161).
Ensure that fuel filler plug (page 120) and seat (page 121) are
Make sure side stand operates smoothly and is in the correct
position (page 124).
After Key-On, the ABS light (9, fig. 4) stays on. When the
vehicle speed exceeds 5 km/h; the light turns off to indicate
that the ABS system is functioning properly.
In case of malfunction, do not ride the motorcycle and
contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre.