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2012-2013 Ducati 848 EVO Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals for the 2012-2013 Ducati 848 EVO

The 2012-2013 Ducati 848 EVO maintenance schedule and service intervals — sourced from the owner’s manual.

This applies to these models:

  • 2012 Ducati 848 EVO
  • 2013 Ducati 848 EVO

Regular maintenance for the 2012-2013 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

2012-2013 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
Months61224364860
Change the engine oil
Change the engine oil filter
Clean the engine oil pick-up filter
Check the engine oil pressure
Check/adjust the valve clearances (1)
Check the tension of the timing belts (1)
Replace 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. Replace 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 fluid
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 2012-2013 Ducati 848 EVO

The 2012 Ducati Superbike 848 EVO is equipped with the super-efficient power unit exhausts. This 848EVO engine is fed by MotoGP-derived elliptical large section throttle bodies which are now increased from an equivalent diameter of 56mm to 60 mm. This magnificent motorcycle has a good compression ratio, the new camshafts provide 13mm of valve-lift compared with 11.5mm and an inlet duration increase from 253° to 257° to provide enhanced performance.

This highly advanced Superbike 848EVO engine is featured vacuum die-cast crankcases, magnesium alloy covers, power and torque curves, and the lightweight clutch. The super-efficient power unit exhausts through a lightweight 2-1-2 system equipped with a catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes to conform to Euro3 regulations.

2012-2013 Ducati 848 EVO Owner’s Manual

2012-2013 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.