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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents LCD - Main functions LCD - How to set/display parameters “Odometer” total mileage indicator “Speed” indicator “TRIP” mileage indicator “TRIP FUEL” mileage on reserve indicator Clock indicator Air temperature indicator Engine oil temperature indicator Introduction Service indicator Safety guidelines Battery voltage indicator (BATT) Warning symbols used in the manual...
  • Page 3 Operation Riding the motorcycle Duplicate keys Running-in recommendations Pre-ride checks Starting the engine Controls Moving off Position of motorcycle controls Braking Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock Stopping the motorcycle Left-hand switch Refuelling Clutch lever Parking Cold start lever Tool kit and accessories Right-hand switch Throttle twistgrip Main maintenance operations...
  • Page 4 Tyres Wheels Check engine oil level Tyres Cleaning and replacing the spark plugs Suspensions Cleaning the motorcycle Exhaust system Storing the motorcycle Available colours Important notes Electrical system Maintenance Routine maintenance record Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be Routine maintenance record performed by the Dealer Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be performed by the customer...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    148. Our highly skilled staff have access to special implements and appropriate equipment required to perform any servicing job at best, and use Ducati Safety guidelines original spare parts only as the best guarantee for full We would like to welcome you among Ducati interchangeability, smooth running and long life.
  • Page 6: Warning Symbols Used In The Manual

    Your safety and that of other road users are very Important important. Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. recommends Possibility of damaging the motorcycle and/or that you ride responsibly. its components. Before using your motorcycle for the first time, read this entire manual carefully and closely follow the Note guidelines outlined in it.
  • Page 7: Intended Use

    Intended use Rider's obligations This motorcycle must be used only on asphalted All riders must hold a valid licence. roads or on level, regular pavement. This motorcycle may not be used for riding on dirt Warning trails or for off-road riding. Riding without a licence is illegal and is prosecuted by law.
  • Page 8 Warning Warning Some medications and drugs may cause Check that your helmet complies with safety drowsiness or other effects that slow down reaction specifications, permits good vision, is the right size time and the rider's ability to control the motorcycle, for your head, and carries a certification label possibly leading to an accident.
  • Page 9: Rider's Training

    Rider's training Jacket, pants or riding suit must be made from leather or abrasion-resistant material and have Accidents are frequently due to inexperience. Driving a motorcycle is different from driving other vehicles high-visibility colours and inserts;. and requires specific riding and braking techniques. Important Warning Never wear loose clothing, items or accessories...
  • Page 10: Safety "best Practices

    "Riding the Important Motorcycle" shall be observed carefully. Failure to follow these instructions releases Ducati Rider must hold the handlebars with both hands Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for AT ALL TIMES while riding.
  • Page 11 Important Important Be very careful when tackling road junctions, or Visually inspect the tyres at regular intervals for when riding in the areas near exits from private cracks and cuts, especially on the side walls, and grounds, car parks or on slip roads to access bulges or large stains that indicate internal damage;...
  • Page 12: Refuelling

    Refuelling Warning Refuel outdoors with the engine turned off. Fuel is highly inflammable. Clothing with spilled Do not smoke or use open flames when refuelling. fuel on it should be removed as possible. Be extremely careful not to spill fuel on the engine or on the exhaust pipe.
  • Page 13: Carrying The Maximum Load Allowed

    Carrying the maximum load allowed Important Your motorcycle is designed for long-distance riding, Secure the luggage firmly to the motorcycle carrying the maximum load allowed in full safety. structure Luggage incorrectly secured may cause the Even weight distribution is critical to preserving these motorcycle to become unstable.
  • Page 14: Dangerous Products - Warnings

    Dangerous products - warnings Warning Used engine oil The brake fluid used in the brake system is corrosive. In the event of accidental contact with eyes Warning or skin, wash the affected area with abundant running water. Prolonged or repeated contact with used engine oil may cause skin cancer.
  • Page 15 The cooling fan operates automatically: keep hands well clear and make sure your clothing does not snag on the fan. Battery Warning The battery produces 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 16: Vehicle Identification Number

    Vehicle identification number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. It is recommended to record the frame number of your motorcycle in the space below. Frame number Fig. 1...
  • Page 17: Engine Identification Number

    Engine identification number Note These numbers identify the motorcycle model and should always be indicated when ordering spare parts. It is recommended to record the number of your motorcycle's engine in the space below. Frame number Fig. 2...
  • Page 18: Instrument Panel (dashboard)

    Instrument panel (Dashboard) Instrument panel 1) LCD. ) REV COUNTER (rpm). Shows the engine rotation speed/minute (rpm). 3) NEUTRAL LIGHT N (GREEN). Comes on when in neutral position. 4) LOW FUEL LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW). Comes on when fuel is low and there are about 3.5 Fig.
  • Page 19 7) HIGH BEAM LIGHT (BLUE) (Fig. 3). Comes on when high beam is on. 8) "VEHICLE/ENGINE DIAGNOSIS - EOBD" LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW) (Fig. 3). It turns on in the case of an engine or motorcycle error; in some cases the engine will be locked. 9) OVER REV LIMITER WARNING LIGHTS(Fig.
  • Page 20 10) ABS WARNING LIGHT (AMBER YELLOW) (for (*) depending on the model, each calibration of the ABS version only) (Fig. 3). Engine Control Unit may have a different "setting" for the thresholds that precede the rev limiter and Engine off / speed below 5 Km/h regarding the rev limiter itself.
  • Page 21 11) CONTROL BUTTON Button used to display and set instrument panel parameters. It has two positions: A " " and B " ". 12) HIGH-BEAM FLASH BUTTON FLASH The high beam headlight flasher switch is also used for the LAP and USB data acquisition functions. Fig.
  • Page 22: Lcd - Main Functions

    LCD - Main functions Warning Stop the motorcycle before using the instrument panel controls. Never operate the instrument panel controls while riding. 1) SPEEDOMETER. Gives road speed. 2) ODOMETER. Gives total distance covered. 3) TRIP METER. Fig. 5 Indicates distance covered since the meter (TRIP) was last reset.
  • Page 23 10) SERVICE WARNING This indication shows the user that the bike is due for scheduled service. It stays on until it is reset at a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre as part of the service procedure. 11) LAP FUNCTION. Indicates activation of the LAP function.
  • Page 24: 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. CHECK 1 Fig. 7...
  • Page 25 It then reverts to “normal” mode and, in place of the CHECK 2 motorcycle speed, shows the model and, for 2 seconds, also the version (EU, UK, USA, CND, FRA, JAP). Model is displayed as "scrolling" text just once. Fig. 8...
  • Page 26 At Key-On, the instrument panel always shows the following information (de-activating any previously activated functions): ODOMETER SPEED RPM BARGRAPH ENGINE OIL TEMPERATURE BARGRAPH With the switch (1Fig. 9) in position B “ ” the Odometer readout (TOT) will cycle through the following functions: TRIP TRIP FUEL (only if active)
  • Page 27 Important This menu is active only if the speed of the motorcycle is less than 20 km/h If this MENU is open and the speed of the motorcycle exceeds 20 km/h, the instrument panel automatically exits the menu and returns to the initial display. It is possible to exit the menu at any time by pressing switch (1Fig.
  • Page 28: Odometer" Total Mileage Indicator

    “Odometer” total mileage indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows the total distance covered by the vehicle. Upon Key-On, the system automatically enters this function. The reading is saved permanently and cannot be reset under any circumstances. If the distance travelled exceeds 99999 km (or 99999 miles), the value “99999”...
  • Page 29: Speed" Indicator

    “Speed” indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows vehicle speed. The dashboard receives the actual speed value (expressed in km/h) from the ECU and displays the value increased by 8%. Maximum speed displayed is 299 km/h (186 mph). Over 299 km/h (186 mph) the display will show a series of dashes “- - -“...
  • Page 30: Trip" Mileage Indicator

    “TRIP” mileage indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows the distance travelled since the trip meter was last reset. Holding button 1page 27 pressed in position B “ “ for 3 seconds when this function is displayed resets the trip meter. When the reading exceeds 999.9, distance travelled is reset and the meter automatically starts counting from 0 again.
  • Page 31: Trip Fuel" Mileage On Reserve Indicator

    “TRIP FUEL” mileage on reserve indicator EU, CND, FRA, JAP versions This function shows the distance travelled on fuel reserve. When the low fuel light comes on, the TRIP FUEL meter is activated automatically, regardless of the function displayed. Trip fuel reading remains stored even after Key-Off until the vehicle is refuelled.
  • Page 32: Clock Indicator

    Clock indicator This function shows 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 33: 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 34: Engine Oil Temperature Indicator

    Engine oil temperature indicator This function describes the engine oil temperature indicator. STATUS 2 Indications: if the temperature is between -40°C and +80°C the display shows “STATUS 2”; if the temperature is between +81°C and +110°C the display shows “STATUS 3”; if the temperature is between +111°C and +135°C the display shows “STATUS 4”;...
  • Page 35 if the temperature is between +136°C and +160°C the display shows “STATUS 5”; if the temperature is between +161°C and STATUS 5 +175°C the display shows “STATUS 6”; if the temperature is between +176°C and +190°C the display shows “STATUS 7”; STATUS 6 STATUS 7 Fig.
  • Page 36 if the temperature is between +191°C and +200°C the display shows “STATUS 8”; if the temperature is 201 °C the display shows STATUS 8 “STATUS 9” with the series of flashing marks; In case of sensor FAULT, “STATUS 1” is displayed and blinks.
  • Page 37: Service Indicator

    12000 km on the odometer. The service indicator will remain on the display until reset. IGNITION Warning (MAINT) This message can only be reset by the Ducati UK, USA versions Dealer or Authorised Service Centre that performs the maintenance. IGNITION (MAINT)
  • Page 38: Battery Voltage Indicator (batt)

    Battery voltage indicator (BATT) STEADY This function describes the battery voltage indicator. To view this function, access the "BATT" page of the menu. The battery voltage reading is displayed as follows: if voltage is between 12.1 and 14.9 Volt, the reading is on steady;...
  • Page 39 if voltage is 9.9 Volt or less, the word " LO " is shown flashing and the "Vehicle/Engine diagnosis - EOBD" FLASHING light (8Fig. 3) comes on; if voltage is 16.1 Volt or higher, the word " HI " is shown flashing and the "Vehicle/Engine diagnosis - EOBD"...
  • Page 40: Engine Idling Setting (rpm)

    Engine idling setting (RPM) This function describes engine idle setup. 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 41: Back-lighting Setting

    Back-lighting setting This function allows dashboard backlighting power setting. To set the backlighting, access the "LIGHT SET" page of the menu. Press the switch (1Fig. 9), in position B “ ” for 3 B= ON for 3 secs. seconds in this page to access the setup mode and the following pages will be displayed in sequence: page 1 - “LIGHT MAX”...
  • Page 42 If you press the switch (1Fig. 9), in position B “ ” for 3 seconds in one of these three pages, the instrument panel goes back to the “LIGHT SET“ page and stores the selected backlighting setup. 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 be set by default to maximum brightness.
  • Page 43: 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 switch (1Fig. 9), MENU pressed in position B “ “ for 3 seconds. The timer is started and stopped using the high-beam flasher button FLASH (12Fig.
  • Page 44 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 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 45: Saved Data Display (lap Memory)

    Saved data display (LAP Memory) It displays data stored using the LAP function: lap MENU number and time. To view stored lap times, enter the menu and go to page "LAP MEM". Holding switch (1Fig. 9), pressed in position B Press B (for 3s) “...
  • Page 46 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 (1Fig. 9), in position A “ ”. If no lap times are saved in memory, all 30 lap times will be displayed as “0.00.00”.
  • Page 47: Dda Data Logger

    DDA data logger MENU This function allows activating the DDA (Ducati Data Analyser): data logger must be connected to vehicle wiring. To enable this function, enter the menu and set "DDA" data logger to "On" by holding switch (1Fig. 9), Press B for 3s pressed in position B “...
  • Page 48 Note Online assistance is available to Ducati Data Analyser (DDA) owners ( This service will provide anything necessary to correctly use the DDA with your PC: both for the device and the software for analysing the recorded data. Warning After use, disconnect the DDA from the main...
  • Page 49: 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 switch (1Fig. 9), in position B “ “ for 3 seconds and the DDA is not acquiring data, the message “WAIT…”...
  • Page 50 MENU Press B for 3s Press B for 3s DDA=ON Press B for 10s Press B for 3s Fig. 28...
  • Page 51: Abs Disabling

    ABS disabling This function disables the ABS control unit (on ABS version only). Warning This operation must be carried out with the vehicle stopped (key ON). To disable the ABS control unit, access the menu on the "DISAB ABS” page and hold down switch (1Fig.
  • Page 52: Clock Setup

    Clock setup Pressing switch (1Fig. 9), in position A " " gives access to the minutes setting mode; hours start This function is used to set the clock time. To set the clock, access the "SET" page in the menu. to flash.
  • Page 53 Press B for 10s Flash. Flash. Flash. Flash. Flash. Flash. Fig. 30...
  • Page 54: Instrument Panel Diagnostics

    The instrument panel runs system diagnostics In any case, a more detailed diagnosis can be after 60 seconds from the last Key-Off. obtained using the Ducati Diagnostic System. This function allows you to display and identify Warning malfunctions of the motorcycle and, where possible, renew components identified as faulty.
  • Page 55 NING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGH Oil NTC sensor short circuit Volt DC or AC Oil NTC sensor short circuit GND T AIR Air temperature sensor short circuit GND or AC T AIR Air temperature sensor short circuit Volt DC BATT LOW battery voltage level BATT HIGH battery voltage level...
  • Page 56 NING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGH FUEL Fuel reserve NTC sensor short circuit Volt DC or AC FUEL Fuel reserve NTC sensor short circuit GND Traction Control COIL Vertical coil (2) short circuit Volt DC COIL Vertical coil (2) short circuit Volt DC or AC COIL Horizontal coil (1) short circuit Volt DC COIL...
  • Page 57 NING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGH INJE Horizontal injector (1) short circuit Volt DC INJE Horizontal injector (1) short circuit Volt DC or AC START Solenoid starter short circuit Volt DC START Solenoid starter short circuit GND or AC R INJ Injection relay AC STEPP Stepper motor AC...
  • Page 58 NING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGH EXVL Position sensor short circuit GND or AC EXVL Position sensor short circuit Volt DC EXVL Starter motor damaged / not functioning ECU (generic error) PKUP Pick-up sensor SPEED Speed sensor IMMO Immobilizer (key missing) IMMO Immobilizer (antenna disconnected) IMMO...
  • Page 59 NING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGH CAN line LIGHT Light relay ABS system error...
  • Page 60: Headlight "smart" Switch-off

    Headlight “smart” switch-off Headlight “smart” switch-on This function helps reduce battery use by This function allows programmed activation of the automatically switching off the headlight. The device headlight even with the motorcycle off (Key-Off). The is enabled in three instances: instrument panel stays active for 60 seconds soon after Key-Off, and the headlight can be switched on 1) When the key is turned from OFF to ON and...
  • Page 61: The Immobilizer System

    instrument panel will deactivate the function (the instrument panel does not remain active for 60 seconds). The Immobilizer system For improved antitheft 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 62: Keys

    The owner receives 2 keys B (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: Fig.
  • Page 63: Code Card

    Code card One CODE CARD supplied with the keys indicates the electronic code (A,Fig. 33), to start the engine in the event it fails to start after the 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 enable the engine through the procedure described below.
  • Page 64: 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 65 Entering the code: when you access this function, the first digit on the left will flash. Switch (1,Fig. 9): each time you press the switch in position B “ ” the count will increase cyclically in steps of one digit every second; if you press the switch in position A "...
  • Page 66 If the code has been entered correctly, the message CODE and the code itself will flash simultaneously for 4 seconds. The "Vehicle/engine diagnosis EOBD" light (8Fig. 3), will turn off; The instrument panel then automatically exits the menu, thus allowing “temporary”...
  • Page 67: 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. Warning Any important shock might damage the electronic components fitted into the key.
  • Page 68: Duplicate Keys

    Service Centre with all the keys you have in your possession and your CODE CARD. The Ducati Service Centre will program all the new keys as well as any keys you already have. You may be asked to provide proof that you are the legitimate owner of the motorcycle.
  • Page 69: Service Menu - Unit Of Measurement

    Service menu - unit of measurement (UNIT UNIT OF MEASUREMENT SET) Country Odometer/ Speed Air temperature standard 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 press and hold switch °C miles (1Fig.
  • Page 70 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. 35...
  • Page 71: Controls

    Controls Position of motorcycle controls Warning 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.
  • Page 72: 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 it down before turning it.
  • Page 73: Left-hand Switch

    Left-hand switch 1) Dip switch, two-position light selector switch: position = low beam on; position = high beam on. 2) Switch = three-position turn indicator: centre position = off; position = left turn; position = right turn. To cancel the turn signal, press the lever once it has returned to the central position.
  • Page 74: 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 75: Cold Start Lever

    Cold start lever The choke control is used to favour 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 76: Right-hand Switch

    Right-hand switch 1) ENGINE STOP switch, two positions: position (RUN) = run; position (OFF) = stop. Warning This switch is mainly intended for use in emergency cases when you need to stop the engine quickly. After stopping the engine, return the switch to the position to enable starting.
  • Page 77: 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. 42...
  • Page 78: 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 has a knob (3) for adjusting the distance between lever and twistgrip on the handlebar.
  • Page 79: Rear Brake Pedal

    Rear brake pedal Push down on the pedal (1) to apply the rear brake. The system is hydraulically operated. Fig. 44...
  • Page 80: Gear Change Pedal

    Gear change pedal The gearchange 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 81: 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 82 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 1.5 to 2 mm of freeplay before the brake bites. If not, adjust the length of the master cylinder pushrod as follows.
  • Page 83: Main Components And Devices

    Main components and devices Position on the vehicle 1) Tank filler plug. 2) Seat lock. 3) Helmet cable pin. 4) Side stand. 5) Rear-view mirrors. 6) Rear shock absorber adjusters. 7) Catalytic converter Fig. 48...
  • Page 84: 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 85: Seat Lock

    Seat lock OPENING Insert the key in the lock and simultaneously apply downward pressure in the area of the catch 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 86: Helmet Holder Cable

    Helmet holder cable Helmet cable (1) can be found inside the tool kit, see “Tool kit and accessories” page 105. Pass the cable through the helmet and insert the end of the cable in the pin (2). Leave the helmet hanging and refit the seat to hold it in place.
  • Page 87: Side Stand

    Side stand Warning Before lowering the side stand, make sure that the supporting surface is hard and flat. Do not park on soft ground, gravel or on asphalt softened by the sun etc. or the motorcycle may fall over. When parking in downhill road tracts, always park the motorcycle with its rear wheel facing downhill.
  • Page 88 Note Check for proper operation of the stand mechanism (two springs, one inside the other) and the safety sensor (2) at regular intervals. 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 89: Rear Shock Absorber Adjusters

    Rear shock absorber adjusters The shock absorber has external adjusters that enable you to adjust the setup to suit the load on the motorcycle. 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 90 Warning The shock absorber is filled with gas under pressure and may cause severe damage if taken apart by unskilled persons. When carrying a passenger and luggage, set the rear shock absorber spring to proper preload to improve motorcycle handling and keep safe clearance from the ground.
  • Page 91: Riding The Motorcycle

    Riding the motorcycle For all mechanical parts of the motorcycle to adapt to one another and above all not to adversely affect the life of basic engine parts, it is advisable to avoid harsh accelerations and not to run the engine at high rpm for too long, especially uphill.
  • Page 92 During the whole running-in period, the maintenance and service rules recommended in the Warranty Booklet should be observed carefully. Failure to comply with these rules will release Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability whatsoever for resulting engine damage or shorter engine life.
  • Page 93: Pre-ride Checks

    Warning 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 authorised 106). Service Centre. TYRE CONDITION Check tyre pressure and condition (page 138).
  • Page 94 ABS DEVICE (for ABS version only) Check that the front (1) and rear (2) phonic wheels are clean. Warning Clogged reading slots would compromise system proper operation. It is recommended to disable ABS system in case of muddy road surface because under this condition the system might be subject to sudden failure.
  • Page 95: Starting The Engine

    Starting the engine Warning E Before starting the engine, familiarise yourself with the controls that you will use when riding. NORMAL AMBIENT TEMPERATURE Warning Never start or run the engine indoors. Exhaust gases are poisonous and may lead to loss of consciousness or even death within a short time.
  • Page 96 Shift the cold-start lever to position (B,Fig. 59). Check that the stop switch (2Fig. 58), is positioned to (RUN), then press the starter button (3Fig. 58). 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 97 Important Do not rev up the engine when it is cold. Allow some time for the oil to warm up and reach all points that need lubricating. Set the cold-start lever in the vertical position (A) to rpm. reach the engine speed of approx. 1,400÷1,500 Subsequently, as the engine warms up, move the cold-start lever gradually towards its vertical position (A,Fig.
  • Page 98: Moving Off

    Moving off Warning 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 held in longer than necessary tip of your foot to engage first gear.
  • Page 99: 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 and then brake applying both brakes. Pull in the clutch Normally, the rider will perceive ABS operation as a harder feel or a pulsation of the brake lever and pedal.
  • Page 100 Warning With the ABS system deactivated, the vehicle maintains the characteristics of the standard braking system, therefore the use of only one of the brakes reduces the motorcycle's braking efficiency. Never use the brake controls harshly or suddenly; as you may lock the wheels and lose control of the motorcycle.
  • Page 101: 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 (2). Important Never leave the key in the ON position (1) when engine is stopped, or this will damage the electric...
  • Page 102: Refuelling

    Refuelling Max level Never overfill the tank when refuelling. Fuel should never be touching the rim of filler recess. Warning Use fuel with low lead content and an original octane number of at least 95. Warning The vehicle is only compatible with fuel having a maximum content of ethanol of 10% (E10).
  • Page 103: Parking

    Parking Park the stopped motorcycle on the side stand (page 88). To prevent theft, turn the handlebar fully left and turn the ignition key to (3). 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 104: Tool Kit And Accessories

    Tool kit and accessories The tool kit for normal check and maintenance operations is located in the underseat compartment. To access the underseat compartment, remove the seat (page 85). The tool kit includes: fuse pliers; 8/10 double-ended wrench; helmet lock cable; screwdriver;...
  • Page 105: Main Maintenance Operations

    If the control lever has excessive play and the transmission snatches or jams when engaging a gear, this indicates that air is in the circuit. Contact your Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre to have Changing the air filter the system inspected and air drained out.
  • Page 106 Warning 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. 64...
  • Page 107: Checking Brake Pads For Wear

    Fig. 65 Important Have the brake pads replaced at a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Warning Close the twistgrip housing carefully, inserting the cable in the race.
  • Page 108: Lubricating Joints

    Operate the controls to make sure the inner cable slide smoothly inside the outer sheath: if you feel any friction or catching, have the cable replaced by a Ducati Dealer or Authorised Service Centre. To avoid this kind of problem, periodically lubricate the ends of each control cable with SHELL Advance Grease or Retinax LX2.
  • Page 109: Adjusting The Throttle Cable

    Adjusting the throttle cable 2÷4 mm In all steering positions, the throttle twistgrip should have about 2 to 4 mm of free travel, measured at the outer edge of the twistgrip housing. If necessary, adjust it with the adjuster (1) located on the twistgrip.
  • Page 110: 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 111 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) ;...
  • Page 112: Removing The Battery

    Removing the battery For battery removal, ALWAYS contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Remove the seatpage 86. 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 113 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 A cover. Remove the front tank cover (3) and recover the bushes (C) and the spacers (D).
  • Page 114 Unscrew the two retaining screws (9) and release the cover (8). Withdraw the breather hose (10) from the cover (8). Fig. 74 Fig. 75...
  • Page 115 Withdraw the hose (10) upwards, leaving it attached to the tank breather and drain hose unions. Fig. 76...
  • Page 116 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.
  • Page 117 Unscrew the screw (14) and recover the washer (15). Release the fuel hoses (G) from the clips (H). Fig. 79 Fig. 80...
  • Page 118 Release the lambda sensor cable (L) from the tab (M) on the tank flange cover. Warning Before removing the flange cover (16), make sure the tank is empty and position a rag to collect any spilt fuel. Hold the fuel tank in a raised position and remove the flange cover (16) by unscrewing the nuts (17).
  • Page 119 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 120: Refitting The Battery

    Refitting the battery Important For battery reassembly, ALWAYS contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Install the battery in the battery support and secure it with the elastic retaining strap (19). Warning Connect the positive lead (20) to the positive terminal and the negative lead (21) to the negative Fig.
  • Page 121 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. Warning To refit the tank, ALWAYS contact a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Fig. 86 Fig. 87...
  • Page 122 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 3 Nm ± 0.3%. Fig. 88 Fig. 89...
  • Page 123 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 124 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 10 Nm ± 10%. Fig. 92 Fig. 93...
  • Page 125 Secure the tank to the subframe starting the screw Front view (14) and the washer (15). Tighten the screw (14) to a torque of 10 Nm ± 10%, using a 5 mm Allen wrench to counterhold the threaded insert (P) located on the upper part of the tank.
  • Page 126 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 10 Fig.
  • Page 127 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. 97 Fig. 98...
  • Page 128 Locate the front tank cover (3) on the fuel tank. Insert the spacer (23) in the holes in the right tank cover (6). Fig. 99 Fig. 100...
  • Page 129 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 130 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 2 Nm ±10%, starting from the screws (2) around the cap. Tighten the screws (4) and (5) to a torque of 2 Nm ±10%.
  • Page 131: Checking Drive Chain Tension

    Checking drive chain tension Important Have chain tension adjusted by a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. 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...
  • Page 132 Warning Correct tightening of swinging arm screws (1) is critical to rider and passenger safety. Important Improper chain tension will lead to early 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 SHELL Retinax HDX2 and tighten it to 145 Nm.
  • Page 133: 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 134: Replacing The Bulbs

    “Electric System” page 162. Important Have the bulbs changed at a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. Loosen the screw (1) and detach the lens (2) from the turn signal support.
  • Page 135: Beam Setting

    Beam setting 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.
  • Page 136 To adjust the headlight beam vertically, turn the screws (1), for horizontal adjustment, turn the screw (2). Warning 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.
  • Page 137: Tyres

    Tyres REPAIRING OR REPLACING TYRES In the event of a tiny puncture, tubeless tyres will take Front tyre pressure: a long time to deflate, as they tend to keep air inside. 2.25 bar - 2.29 kg/sq. cm If you find low pressure on one tyre, check the tyre Rear tyre pressure: for punctures.
  • Page 138 Note Have the tyres replaced at a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. 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 and require specific...
  • Page 139 MINIMUM TREAD DEPTH Measure tread depth (S) at the point where tread is most worn down: 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 Replace them if badly damaged.
  • Page 140: Check Engine Oil Level

    Refit the filler plug (2). Important Fig. 112 Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance table reported in the Warranty Booklet.
  • Page 141 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. 113...
  • Page 142: Cleaning And Replacing The Spark Plugs

    If the insulation is any other colour, or if there are dark deposits, replace the spark plug and describe the Fig. 114 condition of the old plug to a Ducati dealer or Authorized Service Centre. Important Also check the central electrode; if it is worn or If adjustment is required, bend the side glazed, replace the spark plug.
  • Page 143 Insert the spark plug in the cylinder head and screw in fully by hand. Tighten to a torque of 20 Nm. If you do not have a torque wrench, after hand- tightening the spark plug, turn it an additional half turn with the wrench provided in the tool kit.
  • Page 144: Cleaning The Motorcycle

    Cleaning the motorcycle Important To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, Do not wash your motorcycle immediately after wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, use, as marks can form due to evaporation of the anyway according to the road conditions you ride in. water on hot surfaces.
  • Page 145 Warning The headlight might fog up due to washing, rain or moisture. Switch headlight on for a short time to help dry up any condensate. Carefully clean the phonic wheels of the ABS so to ensure system efficiency. Do not use aggressive products so to avoid damaging the phonic wheels and the sensors.
  • Page 146: 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; in compliance with the regulations in the country pour a few drops of engine oil into the cylinders concerned.
  • Page 147: 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 engine oil Change engine oil filter Clean engine oil filter at intake Check the engine oil pressure Check/adjust the valve clearances (1)
  • Page 148 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 / lubricate throttle / cold start controls Check tyre pressure and wear Check brake pads. Replace if necessary Check steering bearings Check chain tension, alignment and lubrication Check clutch plates pack.
  • Page 149 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 battery and recharge Road test of the motorcycle Cleaning the motorcycle * Service operation to be carried out in accordance with the specified distance or time intervals (km or...
  • Page 150: 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 tyre pressure and wear Check the drive chain tension and lubrication Check brake pads.
  • Page 151: Technical Data

    Technical data Weights Dry weight in running order without fluids and battery: 161 kg (696); 163 kg (696 ABS); Carrying full load: 390 kg 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.
  • Page 152: Overall Dimensions (mm)

    Overall dimensions (mm) 696 ABS 780±20 1450±20 2100±20 Fig. 115...
  • Page 153 780±20 1450±20 2100±20 Fig. 116...
  • Page 154 TOP-UPS TYPE CU. DM (LITRES) Unleaded fuel with a minimum octane rat- 13.5 (696 ABS) Fuel tank, including a reserve of 3.5 cu. ing of RON 95. 15 (696) dm (litres) Sump and filter SHELL - Advance 4T Ultra Front/rear brake and clutch circuits SHELL Advance Brake DOT 4 Protectant for electric contacts SHELL Advance Contact Cleaner...
  • Page 155: Engine

    Engine Longitudinal 90º “L” twin cylinder, four-stroke. Bore, mm: 88 Stroke, mm: 57.2 Total displacement cu. cm Compression ratio: 10.7±0.5:1 Max power at crankshaft (95/1/EC): 58.8 kW - 80 HP at 9,000 rpm Max torque at crankshaft (95/1/EC): 69 Nm - 7 Kgm at 7,750 rpm. Timing system DESMODROMIC with two valves per cylinder, Fig.
  • Page 156: Performance Data

    Important Failure to follow these instructions will release Warning Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from any liability for any engine damage or shortened engine life. The vehicle is only compatible with fuel having a maximum content of ethanol of 10% (E10).
  • Page 157: Brakes

    Brakes Warning For ABS version only Brake fluid can dissolve paintwork Separate-action anti-lock brake system operated by In the event of accidental contact with eyes or skin, hall-type sensors mounted to each wheel with phonic wash the affected area with abundant running water. wheel detection: ABS can be disabled.
  • Page 158: Transmission

    Engine sprocket/clutch gearwheel ratio: 33/61 If the rear sprocket needs replacing, contact a 6-speed gearbox ; with constant mesh gears, Ducati Dealer or authorised Service Centre. gearchange pedal on left. Incorrect replacement of this component could Gearbox output sprocket/rear chain sprocket ratio:...
  • Page 159: Frame

    Frame Stanchion diameter: 43 mm. Travel along leg axis: 120 mm. Chromium-molybdenum tubular trellis frame, cast aluminium rear subframe Rear Steering angle (on each side): 32° Progressive monoshock with adjustable rebound, Steering head angle: 24° compression and spring preload: Trail mm: 87 Shock absorber stroke: 59.5 mm.
  • Page 160: Available Colours

    Available colours Ducati Anniversary red code 473.101 (PAL); Clear lacquer, code 228.880 (PPG); Red frame and black wheel rims. Dark Stealth code 54M22704 (AKZO); Clear lacquer code 54K23020 (AKZO); Matt black frame with black rims Tricolour Stone White 929.D398 (PALINAL);...
  • Page 161: Electrical System

    Electrical system Fuses The electrical system components are protected by The main components of the electric system are: HEADLIGHT: eight fuses located in the fusebox. Only six fuses are connected to the system, two are spares. high beam type: H7 (12 V-55 W). Refer to the table below to identify the circuits low beam type: H1 (12 V-55 W).
  • Page 162 The main fuse box (9) is located on the right side of the frame. Remove the protective cover (A) to access the fuses. In addition to the fuse box, the two ABS fuses (10) are located near the regulator fuse. Fig.
  • Page 163 A blown fuse is identified by a broken filament (12). 696 ABS Important Switch the ignition key to OFF before replacing the fuse to avoid possible short-circuits. Warning Never use a fuse with a rating other than specified. Failure to observe this rule may damage the electric system or even cause fire.
  • Page 164 cod 913.7 .200.1A...

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