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2011 Ducati 1198 SP Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals for the 2011 Ducati 1198 SP

The 2011 Ducati 1198 SP maintenance schedule and service intervals — sourced from the owner’s manual.

The service internal are very similar of those 2011 Ducati 1198.

Regular maintenance for the 2011 Ducati 1198 SP

This is maintenance that you can do yourself (though the manual says you need a dealer to do it).

Every 1000 km/600 miles miles OR 6 months (whichever comes earlier, perform the following maintenance:

Check the engine oil level
Check the brake and clutch fluid level
Check tyre pressure and wear
Check the drive chain tension and lubrication
Check the brake pads. If necessary, contact your dealer to renew pads

2011 Ducati 1198 SP Maintenance Schedule Table

The following is the list of maintenance operations and to be done on this motorcycle with a distance or time interval — whichever comes earlier.

This maintenance schedule is in the same format as in the manual, though altered to fit this screen.

The distances and times are mentioned below. Whenever the first of either the time or distance interval is reached, the maintenance is required.

Km. x100011224364860
mi. x1,0000.67.51522.53037.5
Months61224364860
Change engine oil
Change engine oil filter
Clean engine oil filter at intake
Check engine oil pressure
Check/adjust the valve clearances (1)
Check the tension of the timing belts (1)
Change timing belts
Check and clean spark plugs. Change, if necessary
Check and clean air filter (1)
Changing air filter
Check throttle body synchronisation and idling (1)
Check brake and clutch fluid level
Change brake and clutch fluid
Check and adjust brake and clutch controls
Check / lubricate throttle / cold start controls
Check tyre pressure and wear
Check brake pads. Change, if necessary
Check steering bearings
Check chain tension, alignment and lubrication
Check clutch plates pack. Change, if necessary (1)
Check the coolant level
Change the coolant
Check electric fan operation and cooling circuit sealing
Check rear wheel flexible coupling
Check wheel hub bearings
Check the indicators and lighting
Check tightening of nuts securing engine-to-frame screws
Check the side stand
Check front wheel nut tightening
Check rear wheel nut tightening
Check external fuel lines
Change front fork fluid
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

(1) Operation to be performed only if set mileage (km/mi) is reached

General Information on the 2011 Ducati 1198 SP

The Ducati 1198 SP is a replacement model for the 1198 S (there will be no R model). The Italian superbike is loaded with features. The 2011 1198 and 1198 SP both get the Ducati Quick Shifter (DQS) as standard but the 1198 SP gets the full Ohlins suspension package, including a TTX rear shock and Ohlins steering-damper.

Exiting first gear corners the 1198 SP insists on a wheelie, 97 ft. lbs. of torque at 8,000 rpm says so. Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP Tires in sizes 120/70-ZR17 and 190/55-ZR17 are standard and they were the softest compounds for us to test. The 1198 SP will be available in Red and Black.

2011 Ducati 1198 SP Owner’s Manual

2011 Ducati 1198 SP Owner's Manual Screenshot

The above info was sourced from the owner’s manual. You can download it below. You can download it from the Ducati website here.