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2011 Ducati 848 EVO Maintenance Schedule

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The 2011 Ducati 848 EVO maintenance schedule and service intervals — sourced from the owner’s manual.

Regular maintenance for the 2011 Ducati 848 EVO

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 848 EVO 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
Change the engine oil
Change the engine oil filter
Clean the engine oil intake filter
Check the engine oil pressure
Check/adjust the valve clearances (1)
Check the tension of the timing belts (1)
Renew the timing belts
Replacing the spark plugs
Check and clean air filter (1)
Change the air filter
Check throttle body synchronisation and idling (1)
Check the brake and clutch fluid levels
Change the clutch and brake fluid
Check and adjust the brake and clutch control cables
Check/lubricate the throttle/choke cables
Check tyre pressure and wear
Check the brake pads. Renew if necessary
Check the steering head bearings
Check the drive chain tension, alignment and lubrication
Check the clutch plates pack. Change, if necessary (1)
Checking the coolant level
Change the coolant
Check operation of electric fans and sealing of coolant circuit
Check the rear wheel cush drive
Check the wheel hub bearings
Check the indicators and lighting
Check tightness of nuts and bolts securing the engine to the frame
Check the sidestand
Check tightness of the front wheel axle nut
Check tightness of the rear wheel axle nut
Check the external fuel hoses
Change the front fork oil
Check the forks and rear shock absorber for oil leaks
Check the front sprocket retaining bolts
General lubrication and greasing
Check and recharge the battery
Road test the motorcycle
General cleaning

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

General Information on the 2011 Ducati 848 EVO

While periodic updates are to be expected among competition-based machines, the surprise here is that a red 848 EVO carries the same $13,995 MSRP as its predecessor­, while the matte-black version here is $1000 less. Enhancements to the liquid-cooled, 849cc 90-degree V-Twin include new Marelli throttle bodies with larger elliptical bores feeding revised cylinder heads with straighter intake ports and reshaped combustion chambers.

This, along with a new piston-crown profile, has delivered a substantial increase in compression ratio, from 12.0:1 to 13.2:1. Intake-valve lift is up from 11.5 to 13.0mm with 4 degrees more duration. The 2-into-1-into-2 exhaust now uses twin lambda O2 sensors said to help achieve mandated emissions levels. Ducati claims a 6-hp increase, bringing output to 140 measured at the crank.

2011 Ducati 848 EVO Owner’s Manual

2011 Ducati 848 EVO 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.

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