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2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 Maintenance Schedule

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

Regular maintenance for the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848

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 levels
Check tyre pressure and wear
Check the drive chain tension and lubrication
Check the brake pads. If necessary, contact your dealer to replace pads

2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 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. x1000112243648Time
mi. x1,0000.67.51522.530(months)
Reading of the error memory with DDS and check software versions update on
the engine control units
Check for any technical updates and recall campaigns 12
Change engine oil with filter 12
Clean the engine oil intake filter
Check and/or adjust the valve clearances
Replace the timing belts 60
Replace the spark plugs
Changing air filter
Check the brake and clutch fluid levels 12
Change the clutch and brake fluid 36
Check brake discs and pad wear. Replace if necessary12
Check tightness of the safety components (disc brake flange screws, caliper
screws, front and rear wheel nuts, pinion nuts and final drive crown)
Check and lubricate the rear wheel shaft
Check the drive chain tension and lubrication 12
Check the wear the final drive (chain, pinon and crown) and chain sliders 12
Visual inspection of sealing elements of the front fork and rear shock absorber 12
Change the front fork fluid36
Check the freedom of movement and tightening of the side and central stand
(if present)
Check rubbing points, clearance and freedom of movement and positioning of
the flexible cables and electric wiring in view
Checking the coolant level 12
Change the coolant 36
Check operation of electric fans 12
Check tyre pressure and wear 12
Check the battery charge level 12
Minimum check12
Check function of electric safety devices (side stand sensor, front and rear brake
switches, engine stop switch, gear/neutral sensor)
Check the indicators and lighting 12
Reset Service indication using DDS 12
Road test of the motorcycle, testing the safety devices (ex. ABS and DTC)12
General cleaning 12
Fill out that the service was performed in the Warranty Certificate12

General Information on the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848

For 2012 the Streetfighter 848 will be available in three colors; Ducati red, stealth black (matte black) and fighter yellow.  With the Ducati red version, the frame will come in a red finish. Retail is set at $12,995. Engine type, liquid-cooled L-Twin cylinder four-stroke, 4 valves/cyl. Its displacement is 849.4cc with bore x stroke of 94 x 61.2mm. Compression ratio is 13:2:1 with Marelli EFI, elliptical throttle bodies equivalent to 60mm diameter, single injector/cyl induction. Wheelbase 58.1 in. (1475mm) and seat height: 33 in. (840mm).

From just above 4000 rpm, the bike builds that power in a linear fashion, pulling well past the 8000 rpm mark all the way up to the 10,750 rpm rev limiter. The bike’s 43mm inverted Marzocchi front fork and Sachs rear shock are rather soft, and the factory settings forced the heavier U.S. journalists to ride with absolute finesse in the canyons. Because of revised ergos and an engine which provides much more usability, the Streetfighter 848 is exactly what the average rider needs.

2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 Owner’s Manual

2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 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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