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2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821 Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals for the 2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821

The 2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821 maintenance schedule and service intervals — sourced from the owner’s manual.

This applies to these models:

  • 2015 Ducati Monster 821
  • 2016 Ducati Monster 821
  • 2017 Ducati Monster 821

Regular maintenance for the 2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821

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

Important

Using the motorcycle under extreme conditions, such as very damp and muddy roads or dusty and dry environment, could cause above-average wear of components like the drive system, the brakes or the air filter. If the air filter is dirty, the engine could get damaged. Therefore, this might translate in required service or replacement of the wear parts earlier than specified in the scheduled maintenance chart.

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

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

2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821 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.

In case of off-road use, it is necessary to perform the maintenance operations more frequently than scheduled.

Km. x1000115304560Time
mi. x1,0000.69182736(months)
Reading of the error memory with DDS and check of
software version update on control units
12
Check the presence of any technical updates and recall
campaigns
12
Change engine oil and filter 12
Clean the engine oil mesh filter assembly
Check and/or adjust valve clearance
Change timing belts 60
Change spark plugs
Clean air filter
Change air filter
Check brake fluid level 12
Change brake fluid 36
Check brake disc and pad wear. Change, if necessary12
Check the proper tightening of brake calliper bolts and
brake disc flange screws
12
Check front and rear wheel nuts tightening 12
Check frame-to-engine fasteners tightening
Check wheel hub bearings
Check and lubricate the rear wheel shaft
Check the cush drive damper on rear sprocket
Check the proper tightening of final drive front and rear
sprocket nuts
12
Check final drive (chain, front and rear sprocket) and sliding
shoe wear
12
Check final drive chain tension and lubrication 12
Check steering bearings and lubricate, if necessary
Change front fork fluid
Visually check the front fork and rear shock absorber seals12
Check the freedom of movement and tightening of the
side and central stand (if any)
12
Visually check the fuel lines12
Check rubbing points, clearance, freedom of movement
and positioning of hoses and electric wiring in view
12
Lubricate the levers at the handlebar and pedal controls 12
Change coolant48
Check the coolant level and check circuit for damage12
Check tyre pressure and wear 12
Check the battery charge level 12
Check the operation of the safety electrical devices (side
stand sensor, front and rear brake switches, engine stop
switch, gear/neutral sensor)
12
Check lighting, turn indicators, horn and controls 12
Reset the Service indication through the DDS
Final test and road test of the motorcycle, testing safety
devices (ex. ABS and DTC), electric fans and idling
12
Softly clean the motorcycle12
Fill out that the service was performed in on-board documentation
(Service Booklet)
12

General Information on the 2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821

The 2015 Ducati Monster 821 is powered by the same second-generation 821 cc Testastretta 11-degree engine found in the Ducati Hypermotard. It makes a reported 112 horsepower at 9,250 rpm and 65.9 foot-pounds of torque at 7,750 rpm. Like the Panigale, the motor acts as a stressed member of the chassis and is attached directly to the trellis frame.

2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821 Owner’s Manual

2015-2017 Ducati Monster 821 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.