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  • Page 2 Owner's Manual US/CANADA...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    The most important servicing and maintenance non-original spare parts or parts not explicitly procedures are contained in the Service Manual approved by Ducati may lead to the invalidation of the available at Authorized Service Centers of Ducati Warranty, besides potential damage and reduced Motor Holding S.p.A..
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Stored data display (LAP Memory) Dangerous products - warnings DDA data acquisition Vehicle ID number Erase DDA Engine ID number Function for activation/deactivation of DTC (Ducati Plate positioning Traction Control) Noise and exhaust emission control system Description of the system information...
  • Page 5 Quick Shift (DQS ON/OFF) enable / disable Main components and devices 89 function Position on the vehicle Clock setting function Fuel tank plug Dashboard diagnosis Seat lock Instrument panel backlighting Side stand Headlight “smart” auto-off Steering damper Headlight “smart” switch-on Front fork adjusters The Immobilizer system Rear shock absorber adjusters...
  • Page 6 Adjusting throttle control free play Performance data Charging the battery Spark plugs Checking drive chain tension Fuel system Chain lubrication Brakes Replacing the high and low beam bulbs Transmission Replacing the parking light bulb Frame Rear turn indicators Wheels Number plate light Tires Beam setting Suspensions...
  • Page 7: Safety Guidelines

    Warning symbols used in the manual. Your safety and that of others are very important. Different forms of information regarding potential Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. urges you to ride your hazards that may affect you or others have been motorcycle responsibly.
  • Page 8: Permitted Use

    Permitted use Rider's obligation This motorcycle must be used only on road surfaces All riders must hold a driver's license. with asphalt or flat and even pavement. Warning This motorcycle may not be used on dirt roads or for off-road riding. Riding without a license is illegal and punishable by law.
  • Page 9 Some countries require mandatory insurance Laws regulating traffic vary from country to country. coverage. Check the laws in force in your country before riding the motorcycle and pay strict adherence to them . Warning Warning Check the laws applicable to your country. Take out an insurance policy and keep the policy in a safe Tampering with Noise Control System place along with the other motorcycle documents.
  • Page 10: Reporting Safety Defects

    However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Ducati North America. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-800-424-9393 (or 366-0123 in Washington, D.C.
  • Page 11: Rider Education

    Rider education Clothing Accidents are frequently due to inexperience. Riding, Clothing in the use of the motorcycle plays an maneuvering and or braking are carried out differently important role in safety, as the motorcycle provides a from other vehicles. person no protection from impact in the same way as an automobile.
  • Page 12: Best Practices" For Safety

    During the break-in period, carefully observe the instructions contained on page 98. 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 13 Warning Important Start the engine when outdoors or in a well Be very careful when maneuvering ventilated place. Never start the engine in a closed intersections or when riding in areas near exits from environment. private grounds, parking lots or access roads to Exhaust gases are poisonous and may lead to loss of highways.
  • Page 14: Refueling

    Important Refueling Visually inspect the tires at regular intervals for Refuel the motorcycle in an open area and with the cracks and cuts, especially on sidewalls, bulges or engine switched off. large spots which are indicative of internal damage. Replace them if badly damaged. Do not smoke or ever use flames during refueling.
  • Page 15 Warning The vehicle is compatible only with fuel having a maximum content of ethanol of 10% (E10). Using fuel with ethanol content over 10% is prohibited. Using it could result in severe damage of the engine and motorcycle components. Using fuel with ethanol content over 10% will render the Warranty null and void.
  • Page 16: Carrying The Maximum Load Allowed

    Carrying the maximum load allowed Important Your motorcycle is designed for long-distance riding Be sure to secure the luggage to the supports with the maximum load allowed carried in full safety. provided on the motorcycle as firmly as possible. Improperly secured luggage may affect stability. Even weight distribution is critical to preserving these safety features and avoiding difficulties when Important...
  • Page 17: Dangerous Products - Warnings

    Dangerous products - warnings Brake fluid Warning Used engine oil Avoid spilling brake fluid onto plastic, rubber or painted parts of the motorcycle to avoid the risk of Warning damage. Protect these parts with a clean shop rag Prolonged or repeated contact with used engine before servicing the motorcycle.
  • Page 18 Warning Take care not to spill engine coolant on the exhaust system or engine parts. These parts may be hot and ignite the coolant, which will subsequently burn with invisible flames. Coolant (ethylene glycol) is an irritant and is poisonous when ingested. Keep away from children. Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot.
  • Page 19: Vehicle Id Number

    Vehicle ID number DUCATI PLANT OF Note MANU FACTURE TYPE OF These numbers identify the motorcycle model MOTORCYCLE and should always be indicated when ordering spare SEQUENTIAL MODEL parts. NUMBER YEAR ZDM 1 X B M V X B 0 0 0 0 0 0 Varies-can be Ø...
  • Page 20: Engine Id Number

    Engine ID number Note ENGINE These numbers identify the motorcycle model TYPE SEQUENTIAL MODEL and should always be indicated when ordering spare NUMBER YEAR parts. ? *000000* fig. 3 We recommend that you note the engine number of your motorcycle in the space below. Engine number fig.
  • Page 21: Plate Positioning

    Plate positioning 3 Canada only fig. 5...
  • Page 22 ÷ 33 mm 1.2 ÷ 1.3 in 3 (Canada Only) fig. 6...
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  • Page 27: Noise And Exhaust Emission Control System Information

    Carbon monoxide does not react in the same way, but is toxic. Ducati utilizes lean carburetor settings Problems that may affect motorcycle and other systems to reduce carbon monoxide and emissions hydrocarbons.
  • Page 28: California Emission Control Warranty Statement Your Warranty Rights And Obligations

    - You are responsible for presenting your emission control system on your motorcycle for the motorcycle to a Ducati dealer as soon as a periods of time listed below provided there has been problem exists. The warranty repairs should be...
  • Page 29: California Evaporation Emission System

    Ducati North America, Inc., 10443 Bandley Drive 1) Warn air inlet; Cupertino, California, 95014 warrants that each new 2) Canister; 1998 and later Ducati motorcycle, that includes as 3) Dell’Orto jet; standard equipment a headlight, taillight and 4) Fuel tank;...
  • Page 30 Ducati dealer is not reasonably available, a part is not C. Any motorcycle on which odometer mileage has available within 30 days, or a repair is not complete been changed so that actual mileage cannot be within 30 days.
  • Page 31 Ducati dealer. Ducati shall not be liable for any other expenses, VI. Additional information loss or damage, whether direct, incidental, consequential...
  • Page 32: Instrument Panel (dashboard)

    Instrument Panel (Dashboard) Dashboard 1) LCD (see page 34) 2) REVOLUTION COUNTER (rpm). Indicates engine revs per minute 3) NEUTRAL LIGHT N (GREEN). Comes on when in neutral position. fig. 12 4) LOW FUEL LIGHT (YELLOW). Important Turns on when fuel is low and there are about 0.8 gallons (3 liters) of fuel left in the tank.
  • Page 33 9) “VEHICLE DIAGNOSIS” LIGHT Illuminates when the motorcycle diagnostics detects a problem. 10)OVER REV LIGHT Light 10A: This light comes on steady at 800 rpm below the limiter threshold. Lights 10A steady + 10B: These lights come on steady at 400 rpm below the limiter threshold. Lights 10A + 10B + 10C: These lights come on flashing when the limiter threshold is reached.
  • Page 34 12) CONTROL SWITCH Button used to display and set dashboard parameters with two positions A “▲“ and B “▼“. 13) HIGH-BEAM FLASH BUTTON FLASH (fig. 15) The high-beam flash button may also be used to control the LAP functions and the instrument panel DDA data logger.
  • Page 35: Lcd Unit Functions

    LCD unit functions Warning Adjustments/settings on the dashboard are strictly to be carried out when the motorcycle is stationary. Never operate the dashboard controls while riding the motorcycle. 1) SPEEDOMETER. Indicates road speed 2) ODOMETER. Gives total distance covered. 3) TRIP METER. Indicates distance covered since the meter (TRIP A fig.
  • Page 36 The instrument panel allows the diagnosis of the electronic ignition/injection system. Never use the menus reserved for trained personnel for any reason. If this function is accidentally accessed, turn the key to OFF and contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service center for the necessary checks.
  • Page 37: Lcd - How To Set/display Parameters

    LCD – How to set/display parameters At key-on (key turned from OFF to ON) the Dashboard activates all the digits of the LCD for 1 second and switches on the indicator lights in sequence. It then switches to “normal“ display mode showing the model indication in place of the odometer readout and the version (EU, UK, USA, CND, FRA, JAP) for 2 seconds, in place of the road speed readout.
  • Page 38 At Key-On, the Dashboard always shows the following information (de-activating any previously activated functions): ODOMETER AIR TEMPERATURE. CLOCK SPEED COOLANT TEMPERATURE ENGINE RPM At this point, with the button (12, fig. 19) in position B “▼“, the Odometer readout (TOT) will cycle through the following functions: fig.
  • Page 39 Important This menu is active only if the speed of the motorcycle is less than 12.4 mph (20 km/h). If this MENU is open and the speed of the motorcycle exceeds 12.4 mph (20 km/h), the instrument panel automatically exits the menu and returns to the initial display.
  • Page 40: Total Distance Covered Indicator: "odometer

    Total distance covered indicator: vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP “Odometer“ This function shows the total distance covered by the vehicle. This function shows the total distance covered by the vehicle. At Key-On the system automatically enters this function. The odometer reading is stored permanently and cannot be reset.
  • Page 41: Air Temperature Indicator

    Air temperature indicator vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP This function shows the external temperature. Display limits: -38.2°F to +255.2°F (-39°C to +124°C) In the event of a sensor (-40°F ÷ 257°F (- 40°C,+125°C ) or disconnected), a string of dashes “- - -”...
  • Page 42: Vehicle Speed Indication

    Vehicle speed indication vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP This function shows vehicle speed. The instrument panel receives the actual speed value (expressed in km/h) from the ECU and displays the value increased by 8%. Maximum speed displayed is 186 mph (299 km/h). Over 186 mph (299 km/h) the instrument panel displays the dashes “- - -”...
  • Page 43: Engine Coolant Temperature Indicator

    Engine coolant temperature indicator vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP Indicates engine coolant temperature. STEADY READING - If reading is -40 °F (-40 °C) or less, the display shows a string of flashing dashes (“- - -“) and the “Engine diagnosis - EOBD“ light (8, fig. 12) comes STEADY READING STEADY READING - if the reading is between -38°F and +102°F (-39°C...
  • Page 44: Partial Trip Meter "trip A

    Partial trip meter “TRIP A” vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP This function shows the partial distance covered by the vehicle. Holding button (12, fig. 15) pressed in position B “▼“ for 3 seconds when this function is displayed resets the trip meter. When the reading exceeds 999.9, distance traveled is reset and the meter automatically starts counting from 0 again.
  • Page 45: Partial Trip Meter "trip B

    Partial trip meter “TRIP B“ vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP This function shows the partial distance covered by the vehicle. Holding button (12, fig. 15) pressed in position B “▼“ for 3 seconds when this function is displayed resets the trip meter. When the reading exceeds 999.9, distance traveled is reset and the meter automatically starts counting from 0 again.
  • Page 46: Distance Traveled On Fuel Reserve: "trip Fuel

    Distance traveled on fuel reserve: vs. EU, CND, FRA, JAP “TRIP FUEL“ This function shows the distance traveled on fuel reserve. When the fuel light comes on, the display automatically switches to the “TRIP FUEL“ indicator. Trip fuel reading remains stored even after Key-Off until the vehicle is refueled.
  • Page 47: Maintenance Indicator (serv)

    621 mi (1000 km) on the odometer; every 7456 mi (12000 km) on the odometer. The message is displayed only at Key-On for 5 seconds. When the service indicator appears, contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service center. fig. 27...
  • Page 48: Battery Voltage Indicator (batt)

    Battery voltage indicator (BATT) This function describes the battery voltage indicator. To display this function, go into the menu and select the “BATT” page. The dashboard displays the battery voltage information as follows: - if voltage is between 12.1 and 14.9 Volt, the reading is on steady;...
  • Page 49: Engine Idle Rpm Setting (rpm)

    Engine idle RPM setting (RPM) This function describes engine idle setup. To display this function, go into the menu and select the “RPM” page. In addition to the upper rev counter scale, the instrument panel also displays engine rpm numerically so that you can adjust the idle speed more precisely.
  • Page 50: Lap Timer

    LAP timer This function lets you display lap times. To enable this function, enter the menu and set the LAP function to “On“ by holding button (12, fig. 15) in position B “▼“ pressed for 3 seconds. The lap timer is started and stopped using the high- beam flasher button FLASH (13, fig.
  • Page 51 When the LAP function is set to Off in the menu, the current “lap“ is not stored. If the LAP function is active and the display is suddenly turned off (Key-Off), the LAP function will be automatically disabled (even if the lap timer was Press Flash active, the current “lap“...
  • Page 52: Stored Data Display (lap Memory)

    Stored data display (LAP Memory) It displays data stored using the LAP function: lap time, MAX speed and MAX rpm. To view stored lap times, enter the menu and go to page “LAP MEM“. Holding button (12, fig. 15) in position B “▼“ pressed for 3 seconds in this menu page accesses the “1st lap“...
  • Page 53 If MAX speed reading exceeds 186 mph (299 Km/h) while the information is stored, actual speed reading is displayed (example: 316 Km/h). If the memory is empty, the display shows the 30 lap times with the lap timer reading “00.00.00”, MAX RPM = 0 and MAX speed = 0.
  • Page 54: Dda Data Acquisition

    Online assistance is available to Ducati Data This function activates the DDA analyzer (not fitted Analyzer (DDA) owners ( This for this model, but available at Ducati sales network): service will provide anything necessary to correctly the data logger must be connected to vehicle wiring.
  • Page 55: Erase Dda

    Erase DDA This function deletes all data from the DDA (not fitted for this model, but available at Ducati sales network): the data logger must be connected to vehicle wiring. B = ON for 3 secs. To erase data, enter the menu page “Erase DDA“.
  • Page 56: Function For Activation/deactivation Of Dtc (ducati Traction Control)

    (Ducati Traction Control) It is used to activate the Ducati Traction Control The rider must always be aware that active safety system: DTC. systems have a preventive function. The active...
  • Page 57: Activation Of The System

    “DTC” will appear on the OFF), when battery power is restored and upon next display to indicate activation of the Ducati Traction Key-On, the Traction Control will no longer be Control system. When activated, the message activated (DTC OFF).
  • Page 58: Dtc (ducati Traction Control) Setting Function

    DTC (Ducati Traction Control) setting function Only if This function serves to set the sensitivity level for the active DTC (Ducati Traction Control). To set the Traction Control sensitivity level, with the B = ON for motorcycle stationary, enter the “Setup DTC” menu 3 secs.
  • Page 59 If instead you wish to set the next highest level, initial display, with the level setting indicated on the press switch (12, fig. 15) in position B “▼”. right. If instead you wish to set the next highest level, page 2: the display will show “Setup LEV. 2“. press switch (12, fig.
  • Page 60 page 7: the display will show “Setup LEV. 7“. If DTC is activated, the level setting can also be If you wish to set this level, press switch (12,fig. 15) displayed when quitting the page “SETUP DTC” at in position B “▼” for 3 seconds; the instrument panel the end of the TOT, TRIP A, TRIP B and TRIP Fuel will automatically quit this page and return to the display functions.
  • Page 61: Tips On How To Select The Sensitivity Level

    Tips on how to select the sensitivity level When level 1, 2 or 3 is selected the DTC control unit will allow the rear wheel to spin and also slide sideways on exiting a corner; we recommend that Warning this setting is only used by very experienced riders on The 8 level settings of the DTC were calibrated the track.
  • Page 62: Tips For Use On The Track

    to find a compromise level (on the slow corner the Tips for use on the road DTC will tend to control more than on the faster Activate the DTC, select level 8 and ride the corners). motorcycle in your usual style; if the level of DTC sensitivity seems excessive, try reducing the setting The relation of the DTC intervention level to riding to level 7, 6, etc., until you find the level that suits you...
  • Page 63: Quick Shift (dqs On/off) Enable / Disable Function

    15) pressed in position B “▼” for 3 seconds. This function allows disabling, and if necessary also The function can be re-enabled: re-enabling, DQS - Ducati Quick shift. 1) either by switching the bike off (Key-Off); upon the next Key-On the “DQS” function will be Note active again (On);...
  • Page 64: Clock Setting Function

    Clock setting function This function is used to set the clock time. To set the clock, select the “TIME SET” page from the menu. Holding switch (12, fig. 15) pressed in position B “▼“ B = ON for 3 secs. for 3 seconds in this menu page gives access to the setup mode.
  • Page 65 increases cyclically in steps of 1 minute every second. If the button is held depressed in position B “▼“ for over 5 seconds, minutes will increase by 1 minute every 100 ms (while the button is held depressed in position B “▼“ seconds do not flash). Pressing the button in position A “▲”...
  • Page 66: Dashboard Diagnosis

    Dashboard diagnosis Warning When one or more errors are displayed, always Important contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. The instrument panel runs system diagnostics after 60 seconds from the last Key-Off. Any abnormal vehicle behavior is displayed. If more errors are present, they are displayed one by one every 3 seconds.
  • Page 67 WARNING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGHT COIL 10.2 Horizontal cylinder coil error COIL 11.1 Vertical cylinder coil error COIL 11.2 Vertical cylinder coil error INJE 12.1 Horizontal cylinder injector error INJE 12.2 Horizontal cylinder injector error INJE 13.1 Vertical cylinder injector error INJE 13.2 Vertical cylinder injector error INJE...
  • Page 68 WARNING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGHT INJE 15.2 Vertical cylinder injector error PUMP 16.0 Fuel pump relay error 18.1 Fan relay error 18.2 Fan relay error STRT 19.1 Solenoid starter error STRT 19.2 Solenoid starter error STEP. 21.1 Stepper motor error STEP.
  • Page 69 WARNING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGHT LAMB. 22.2 Lambda heaters 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 Throttle position sensor error Throttle position sensor error PRESS Pressure sensor error PRESS...
  • Page 70 WARNING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGHT T. WAT Water temperature sensor error Air temperature sensor error Air temperature sensor error BATT Battery voltage error BATT Battery voltage error LAMB Lambda sensor error TILT Lambda 2 sensor error Traction control unit error 30.0 Engine control unit error PK.UP 34.0 pick up sensor error...
  • Page 71 WARNING ERROR MESSAGE ERROR LIGHT SPEE. 36.0 Speed sensor error IMMO 37.0 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.1 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.3 Immobilizer error IMMO 37.5 Immobilizer error 38.0 CAN communication line error...
  • Page 72: Instrument Panel Backlighting

    Instrument panel backlighting Headlight “smart” auto-off The instrument panel backlighting is always activated This function allows you to reduce current by Key-On. consumption from the battery by automatically The instrument panel is equipped with sensors that managing headlight switching-off. The device is detect the ambient light level and at night reduce the enabled in three instances: maximum backlighting level by 20% to prevent glare.
  • Page 73: Headlight "smart" Switch-on

    Headlight “smart” switch-on This function allows programmed activation of the headlight even with the motorcycle off (Key-Off). The instrument panel stays active for 60 seconds soon after Key-Off, and the headlight can be switched on by pressing switch (12, fig. fig. 15) in position B “▼”.
  • Page 74: The Immobilizer System

    - 2 (BLACK) keys B 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 75: Code Card

    Code card The CODE CARD (fig. 40) supplied with the keys reports an electronic code (A, fig. 41) to start the engine in the event it fails to start after KEY-ON because the immobilizer system inhibited the ignition. 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...
  • Page 76: Immobilizer Override Procedure

    Immobilizer override procedure Should the immobilizer LOCK (disable) the engine, 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 “CODE“. B = ON for Note 3 secs.
  • Page 77 Entering the code: If the code has been entered correctly, the word when you access this function, the first digit on the “CODE” and the code you just entered will flash for left will flash. 4 seconds. The “Vehicle/Engine diagnosis - EOBD“ Button (1, fig.
  • Page 78: Operation

    Operation Duplicate keys When the ignition key is turned to OFF, the If you need any duplicate keys, contact the Ducati immobilizer inhibits engine operation. When the Service network with all the keys you have left and ignition key is turned back to ON to start the engine, the CODE CARD.
  • Page 79: Service Menu - Unit Of Measurement (unit Set)

    Service menu - unit of measurement UNIT OF MEASUREMENT (UNIT SET) Country Speed Odometer/ This function allows you to select the units of standard temperature trip meters measurement displayed on the instrument panel. To enter the service menu, push button (1, fig. 19) in Km/h °C position A “▲”...
  • Page 80 Key OFF to quit Press B for 3 sec. Press A Press B for 3 sec. Press B Press A Press B for 3 sec. Press B Press A Press B for 3 sec. Press B Press A Press B for 3 sec. Press A Press B Press B for 3 sec.
  • Page 81: Controls

    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. Position of motorcycle controls (fig. 44) 1) dashboard. 2) Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock. 3) Left hand handlebar switch.
  • Page 82: Key-operated Ignition Switch And Steering Lock

    Key-operated ignition switch and steering lock (fig. 45) It 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 83: Lh Switch

    LH switch (fig. 46) 1) Dip switch, two-position light selector switch: position = low beam on; position = high beam on. 2) Button = three-position turn indicator: central position = off; position = left turn; position = right turn. To cancel turn indicators, push in once switch returns to central position.
  • Page 84: Clutch Lever

    Clutch lever Lever (1) disengages the clutch. It features a dial adjuster (2) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar. The lever distance can be adjusted through 10 clicks of the dial (2). Turn clockwise to increase lever distance from the twistgrip. Turn the adjuster counter clockwise to decrease lever distance.
  • Page 85: Rh Switch

    RH switch (fig. 48) 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.
  • Page 86: Front Brake Lever

    Front brake lever (fig. 49) Pull in the lever (1) 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 (1) features a dial adjuster (2) for lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar adjustment.
  • Page 87: Rear Brake Pedal

    Rear brake pedal (fig. 50) Push down on the pedal (1) to apply the rear brake. The system is hydraulically operated. fig. 50 Gear change pedal (fig. 51) When released, the gear change pedal automatically returns to rest position N in the center. This is indicated by the dashboard light N (3, fig.
  • Page 88: Setting The Gear Change And Rear Brake Pedals

    Setting the gear change and rear brake pedals (fig. 52 and fig. 53) 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 linkage (1) and slacken the lock nuts (2) and (3).
  • Page 89 To adjust the position, proceed as follows: Loosen counter nut (4). Turn pedal stroke adjusting screw (5) until pedal is in the desired position. Tighten the check nut (4) to 1.7 lbf-ft (2.3 Nm). Operate the pedal by hand to check that there is 0.05÷0.07 in (1.5÷2 mm) of free play before the brake bites.
  • Page 90: Main Components And Devices

    Main components and devices Position on the vehicle (fig. 54) 1) Tank filler plug. 2) Seat lock. 3) Side stand. 4) Steering damper 5) Rearview mirrors. 6) Front fork adjusters. 7) Rear shock absorber adjusters. 8) Exhaust muffler (see “Warning” on page 105). 9) Catalytic converter.
  • Page 91: Fuel Tank Plug

    Fuel tank plug (fig. 55) 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.
  • Page 92: Seat Lock

    Seat lock Opening (fig. 56) Insert the key into the seat lock (1) and turn it clockwise until the seat catch disengages with an audible click. Moderately pull the rear end of the seat (2) up and raise until it can be extracted. fig.
  • Page 93: Side Stand

    Side stand Note (fig. 58) Check for proper operation of the stand Important mechanism (two springs, one into the other) and the safety sensor (2) at regular intervals. Before lowering the side stand, make sure that the supporting surface is hard and flat. Note Do not park on soft or pebbled ground or on asphalt The engine can be started with the side stand...
  • Page 94: Steering Damper

    Steering damper (fig. 59) It is located up front before the tank and is secured to frame and steering head. It provides stable and accurate steering, improving the motorcycle's handling response under any conditions. fig. 59...
  • Page 95: Front Fork Adjusters

    Front fork adjusters The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters: 1) to adjust the rebound damping (fig. 60); 2) to adjust the preload of the inner springs (fig. 60); 3) to adjust the compression damping (fig.
  • Page 96 STANDARD factory setting is as follows: compression: 3/4 turns; rebound: 12 clicks. Spring preload: (A, fig. 60): 0.7 in (18 mm). To change the preload of the spring inside each fork leg, turn the hex. adjuster (2, fig. 60) with a 0.9-in (22 mm) hexagon wrench.
  • Page 97: Rear Shock Absorber Adjusters

    Rear shock absorber adjusters (fig. 62) The rear shock absorber has outer adjusters that enable you to adjust your motorcycle to the load. The adjuster (1) on the left side of the connection holding the shock absorber to the swinging arm controls rebound damping.
  • Page 98 Once preload has been set as required, tighten the upper ring nut. Warning Use a specific pin wrench to turn the preload adjusting nut. Be careful when turning the nut with the wrench, as the pin may slip out of the ring nut recess and you may hurt your hand hitting motorcycle parts.
  • Page 99: Riding The Motorcycle

    Riding the motorcycle For the first 62 mi (100 km), use the brakes gently. Avoid sudden or prolonged braking. This will allow the friction material on the brake pads to bed in against the brake disks. 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...
  • Page 100 During the entire Break-in period, carefully observe the indications on the scheduled maintenance chart and servicing recommendations 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. fig. 63...
  • Page 101: Pre-ride Checks

    Check the fuel level in the tank. Fill tank if needed (page 106). In case of malfunction, do not ride the ENGINE OIL LEVEL motorcycle and contact a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. Check oil level in the sump through the sight glass. Top up if needed (page 130).
  • Page 102: Starting The Engine

    Starting the engine Warning Before starting the engine, become familiar with the controls you will need to use when riding (page 10). 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 103 2) Check that the stop switch (2, fig. 65) is positioned (RUN), then press the starter button (3, fig. 65). 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.
  • Page 104: Moving Off

    Moving off Important Avoid harsh accelerations, as this may lead to 1) Disengage the clutch by squeezing the clutch misfiring and transmission snatching. The clutch lever. lever should not be pulled longer than necessary after 2) Push down the gear change lever firmly with the gear is engaged or else friction parts may overheat tip of your foot to engage first gear.
  • Page 105: Braking

    Braking Slow down in time, shift down to engine-brake first and then brake applying both brakes. Pull the clutch lever before stopping the motorcycle, to avoid sudden engine stop. Warning Use both brake lever and pedal for effective braking. Never use the brake controls harshly or suddenly as you may lock the wheels and lose control of the motorcycle.
  • Page 106: Stopping The Motorcycle

    Stopping the motorcycle Warning The exhaust system might be hot, even after Reduce speed, shift down and release the throttle engine is switched off; take special care not to touch twistgrip. Shift down to engage first gear and then the exhaust system with any body part and do not neutral.
  • Page 107: Refueling

    Refueling (fig. 66) Max level Never overfill the tank when refueling. Fuel should never be touching the rim of filler recess. Warning Use low-lead fuel with min. 90 (RON+MON)/2 octane rating at origin minimum (see “Top-ups” table, page 139). Be sure there is no fuel trapped in the filler recess. Warning The vehicle is compatible only with fuel having fig.
  • Page 108: Tool Kit And Accessories

    Tool kit and accessories (fig. 67) The compartment under the passenger seat holds: Owner's Manual the tool kit, which includes: - Box wrench for spark plugs; - Tommy bar for plug wrench; - Double-tip screwdriver; - Allen wrench for fairings. fig.
  • Page 109: Main Maintenance Operations

    Main maintenance operations the two screws (1) securing the fairing panels to the brackets; the six screws (2) securing the fairing panels to the headlight fairing; the four screws (3) securing the fairing panels to the Removing the fairing frame; the two screws (4) located under the fairing that join Some parts of the motorcycle fairing have to be the right fairing panel to the left fairing panel;...
  • Page 110 Note Be careful of the splash guard, which is released by the fairing panel fastening. Note To refit the left fairing panel, lower the side stand and pass it through the hole in the panel. fig. 69...
  • Page 111 Rearview mirrors Unscrew the fastening screws (1) of the rear-view mirror. Release the pins (2) from the retaining clips (3) attached to the headlight fairing mount (4). Slip off the rubber covers (5) and disconnect the turn indicator wiring connectors (6). Repeat the procedure to remove the other rear-view mirror.
  • Page 112 Kit to widen rear-view mirrors mounting Remove the mirrors as previously explained. Unscrew the two screws (1) and remove the original spacer (2). Fit the supplied spacer (3), start the two long screws (4) (supplied), then tighten them using a suitable Allen wrench.
  • Page 113: Changing The Air Filter

    Unscrew the two rear screws (1) securing the headlight fairing to the headlight support. Note After refitting the headlight fairing, refit the side fairings and the rear-view mirrors. fig. 74 Changing the air filter Important Have air filter serviced at a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center.
  • Page 114: Checking And Topping Up Coolant Level

    Checking and topping up coolant level (fig. 75) Check coolant level in the expansion tank on the right side of the vehicle. It should be between the two marks (1) and (2). Mark (2) indicates MAX level; mark (1) indicates MIN level. Top up if the level is below the MIN mark.
  • Page 115: Checking Brake And Clutch Fluid Level

    Fluids must be topped up and changed at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance table reported in the Warranty Booklet; please contact a Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center. Important fig. 76 All brake and clutch lines should be changed every four years.
  • Page 116 If the control lever has too much play and the transmission snatches or jams as you try to engage a gear, it means that there might be air in the circuit. Contact your Ducati Dealer or authorized Service Center to have the system inspected and air bled out. Warning Clutch fluid level will increase as clutch plate friction material wears down.
  • Page 117: Checking Brake Pads For Wear

    Friction material wear beyond this limit would lead to metal support contact with the brake disk and compromise braking efficiency, disk integrity and rider safety. fig. 78 Important Have the brake pads replaced at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. fig. 79...
  • Page 118: Lubricating Cables And Joints

    Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. To avoid this kind of problem with the throttle cable, unscrew the two retaining screws (1, fig.
  • Page 119: Adjusting Throttle Control Free Play

    Adjusting throttle control free play 1,5÷2 mm In all steering positions, the throttle twistgrip must 0.05÷0.07 in have 1,5÷2 mm a free play measured (0.05÷0.07 in) on the outer edge of the twistgrip, of 0.05÷0.07 in (1.5÷2.0 mm). If necessary, adjust it using the adjusters (1 and 2, fig.
  • Page 120: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery Warning (fig. 83) Keep the battery out of the reach of children. Before charging the battery, it is best to remove it from the motorcycle. Charge the battery at 0.9 A for 5-10 hours. Remove the left-hand fairing (page 108), unscrew the screw (1) and remove the bracket (2).
  • Page 121: Checking Drive Chain Tension

    Checking drive chain tension (fig. 84) Important Have chain tension adjusted by a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. Motorcycle (on side stand): place ruler at mid-way of chain lower section, push chain downwards and tension up until distance between the aluminum section of the swingarm and chain pin center is 1.2 to...
  • Page 122: 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. The seals might be irreparably damaged if the chain is cleaned using any solvent other than those specific for O-ring chains or washed using steam or water cleaners.
  • Page 123: Replacing The High And Low Beam Bulbs

    Replacing the high and low beam bulbs Before replacing a blown bulb, make sure that the replacement bulb has the same voltage and power as that specified in the paragraph “Electrical System“ on page 146. Always check that the bulb functions before reassembling removed parts.
  • Page 124 Note To replace the headlamp bulbs, it is not necessary to disconnect the main wiring cable from the headlamp body. Note Do not touch the transparent part of the new bulb with the hands. This would cause it to blacken thereby reducing bulb brilliancy.
  • Page 125: Replacing The Parking Light Bulb

    Replacing the parking light bulb To gain access to the parking light bulbs (1), insert your hand into the headlight support and extract the bulb holders from their seat; turn the bulb ring nut (1) counter-clockwise and extract the burnt-out bulb. Renew the burnt-out bulb.
  • Page 126: Rear Turn Indicators

    Rear turn indicators (fig. 89) To change the rear turn indicator bulbs, rotate the indicator body (1) by a 1/4 turn so that the lens is up, and then extract indicator body from the indicator light unit. The bulb is the banjo-type: press and rotate counterclockwise to remove.
  • Page 127: Beam Setting

    Beam setting (fig. 91) To check the headlight aim, place the motorcycle upright with the tires 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 32.8 feet (10 meters).
  • Page 128: Rear View Mirror Adjustment

    The horizontal position of the left beam can be corrected using the screw (1, fig. 92), on the rear side of the headlamp. Turn the screw clockwise to move the beam to the right, counter-clockwise to move it to the left. The vertical position of the left beam can be corrected using the screw (2, fig.
  • Page 129: Tubeless Tires

    0.2÷0.3 bar (2.9÷4.3 PSI) when Note riding on bumpy roads. Have the tires replaced at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center. Correct removal and tire repair or change (Tubeless tires) installation of the wheels is essential.
  • Page 130 Minimum tread depth Measure tread depth (S, fig. 94) at the point where tread is most worn down. It should not be less than 0.08 in (2 mm), and in any case not less than the legal limit. Important Visually inspect the tires at regular intervals for cracks and cuts, especially on sidewalls, bulges or large spots which are indicative of internal damage.
  • Page 131: Checking Engine Oil Level

    Refit the plug. Important Engine oil and oil filters must be changed by a fig. 95 Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center at the intervals specified in the scheduled maintenance chart contained in the Warranty Booklet. Viscosity SAE 15W-50...
  • Page 132: Cleaning And Replacing The Spark Plugs

    Have the spark plugs inspected or replaced at a Ducati Dealer or Authorized Service Center; they will check the color of the ceramic insulator of the central electrode: an even brown color is a sign that the engine is in good running order.
  • Page 133: Cleaning The Motorcycle

    Cleaning the motorcycle (fogging), front fork seals, air inlets or exhaust mufflers, with resulting loss of compliance with To preserve the finish of metal parts and paintwork, safety requirements. wash and clean your motorcycle at regular intervals, anyway according to the road conditions you ride in. Clean off stubborn dirt or exceeding grease from Use specific products only.
  • Page 134: Storing The Motorcycle

    Periodically carry out the required checks and replace pour a few drops of engine oil into the cylinders parts as necessary using Ducati original spare parts through the spark plug bores, then turn the to be in compliance with regulations in the given crankshaft over by hand a few times to form a country.
  • Page 135: Maintenance

    Maintenance Scheduled maintenance chart: operations to be performed by the Dealer Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention mi. x1000 22.5 37.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Months       Change the engine oil ...
  • Page 136 Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention mi. x1000 22.5 37.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Months      Check throttle body synchronization and idling (1)       Check brake and clutch fluid level ...
  • Page 137 Km. x1000 List of operations and type of intervention mi. x1000 22.5 37.5 [set mileage (km/mi) or time interval *] Months      Check rear wheel nut tightening      Check the external fuel lines ...
  • Page 138: 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 interval *] mi. x1000 Months  Check engine oil level  Check brake and clutch fluid level ...
  • Page 139: Technical Data

    Technical data Weight in running order without fluids and battery: 360 lb (168 kg). Carrying full load: 859 lb (390 kg). Overall dimensions (mm) (fig. 97) Warning Failure to observe weight limits could result in Weights poor handling and impair the performance of your Weight in running order without fuel: motorcycle, and may cause you to lose control of the 405 lb (184 kg).
  • Page 140 TOP-UPS TYPE Fuel tank, including a reserve of 4 cu. dm Unleaded fuel with a minimum octane rating 15.5 cu. dm (liters) (liters) of 90 (RON+MON)/2. (4.1 gallon) Lubrication circuit SHELL - Advance 4T Ultra 3.7 cu. dm (liters) (0.9 gallon) Front/rear brake and clutch circuits Special hydraulic fluid SHELL Advance Brake —...
  • Page 141: Engine

    Engine Desmodromic timing system (fig. 98) 1) Opening (or upper) rocker. Longitudinal 90º “L” twin cylinder, four-stroke. 2) Opening rocker shim. Bore: 3) Closing (or lower) rocker shim. 3.7 in (94 mm) 4) Return spring for lower rocker. Stroke: 5) Closing (or lower) rocker. 2.4 in (61.2 mm) 6) Camshaft.
  • Page 142: Performance Data

    Performance data Fuel system Maximum speed in any gear should be reached only MARELLI indirect electronic fuel injection. after a correct running-in period with the motorcycle Oval throttle body (corresponding diameter): properly serviced at the recommended intervals. 2.2 in (56 mm) Injectors per cylinder: 1 Firing points per injector: 12 Spark plugs...
  • Page 143: Brakes

    Brakes Rear With fixed drilled steel disk. disk diameter: Front 9.6 in (245 mm). Semi-floating drilled twin-disk. Hydraulically operated by a pedal on RH side. Braking material: Make: steel. BREMBO Carrier material: Type: aluminum. P34c pistons. disk diameter: Friction material: 12.9 in (330 mm).
  • Page 144: Transmission

    Front chain sprocket/clutch gearwheel ratio: S.p.A. will be pleased to provide information about 33/61 the special ratios available. Contact a Ducati Dealer or 6-speed gearbox with constant mesh gears, gear Authorized Service Center. change pedal on left side of motorcycle.
  • Page 145: Frame

    Frame Tires ALS450 steel tubular trellis frame. ALS 450 steel tubular trellis rear subframe. Front Steering angle (on each side): Tubeless, radial tire. 28° 30'. Size: Steering head angle: 24°30’ 120/70-ZR17 Trail: 3.1 in (97 mm) Rear Tubeless, radial tire. Wheels Size: Wheel rims in light alloy with five Y-shaped spokes.
  • Page 146: Suspensions

    Suspensions Rear Of the progressive type, thanks to a rocker arm connecting frame and upper pivot point of the shock Front absorber. Hydraulic upside-down fork provided with external The shock absorber allows rebound, compression adjusters for rebound and compression damping and damping and spring preload adjustment and is preload (for inner springs of fork legs).
  • Page 147: Exhaust System

    Exhaust system Electrical system Equipped with catalytic converter. The main components of the electric system are: Headlight with: lamp type: 2 x H11 (12V-55W). Available colors parking light: Racing Grey part no. 928D.346 (Palinal); lamp type: 2 x H16W (12V-6W). black finish 4 gloss part no.
  • Page 148 Fuses Electrical parts are protected by nine fuses housed inside special fuse boxes. Only 7 fuses are connected. There are two spare fuses. Refer to the table below to identify the circuits protected by the various fuses and their ratings. LEGEND TO FUSE BOXES (1, FIG.
  • Page 149 The fuse (2) protects the electronic regulator. Remove the fuse cap to reach it. fig. 100...
  • Page 150 A blown fuse is identified by the interrupted center link (3, fig. 101). 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 151 Injection /electric system diagram key 1) Right-hand switch 28) Rear speed sensor 55)Lambda sensor 2 2) Ignition switch 29) Side stand 56)Ignition relay 3) LH fan 30) Horn 57)DTC 4) RH fan 31) Neutral switch 58)Front speed sensor 5) Starter motor 32) Oil pressure switch 59)Quick shifter 6) Solenoid starter...
  • Page 152 Wire color coding B Blue W White V Violet BK Black Y Yellow R Red LB Light blue GR Gray G Green BN Brown O Orange P Pink Note The electric system wiring diagram is at the end of this manual.
  • Page 153: Routine Maintenance Record

    Routine maintenance record DUCATI SERVICE MILEAGE DATE 1000 12000 24000 36000 48000 60000...
  • Page 156 cod 913.7 .205.1H...

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