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2013 Ducati Monster 696 Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals for the 2013 Ducati Monster 696

The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 maintenance schedule and service intervals — sourced from the owner’s manual.

The service intervals are very similar to those of the 2013 Ducati Monster 1100 EVO ABS

Regular maintenance for the 2013 Ducati Monster 696

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:

Checking 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 renew pads

2013 Ducati Monster 696 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 x1000 11224364860
miles x1000 0.67.51522.53037.5
Months61224364860
Change the engine oil
Change the engine oil filter
Clean engine oil filter at intake
Check the engine oil pressure
Check/adjust the valve clearances (1)
Check the tension of the timing belts (1)
Renew the timing belts
Check and clean the spark plugs. Replace if necessary
Check and clean the air filter (1)
Change the air filter
Check throttle body synchronisation and idling (1)
Check the brake and clutch fluid levels
Change brake and clutch fluid
Check and adjust brake and clutch controls
Check / lubricate throttle / cold start controls
Check tyre pressure and wear
Check the brake pads. Replace if necessary
Check steering bearings
Check chain tension, alignment and lubrication
Check clutch plates pack. Change, if necessary (1)
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 the 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 carried out only at the specified distance intervals.

General Information on the 2013 Ducati Monster 696

The 696 is the smallest member in the Monster family and is packed with a Desmodue, 696 cc, L-Twin cylinder, air cooled engine which offers a maximum output of 80 hp @ 9000 rpm and 50.6lb-ft @ 7750rpm and is paired with a six speed transmission.

Like its bigger siblings the Ducati Monster 696 is fitted with the APTC ‘wet’ clutch which improves stability under aggressive down-shifting. Moreover, the bike features the same lightweight tubular steel Trellis frame with aluminium rear sub-frame found at the Monster 1100 and 796 models.

2013 Ducati Monster 696 Owner’s Manual

2013 Ducati Monster 696 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.