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2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance Schedule for the 2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S

The 2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S maintenance schedule and service intervals — sourced from the owner’s manual.

This applies to these models:

  • 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S
  • 2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S
  • 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S

The service intervals are very similar to those of the 2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260

Regular maintenance for the 2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S

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

2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S 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.

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

The distances and times are mentioned below. Whenever the first of either the time or distance interval is reached, the maintenance is required.

Km. x1000115304560Time
mi. x1,0000.69182736(months)
Reading of the error memory with DDS 2 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 plugs with metal mesh filters on heads
Clean air filter
Change air filter
Check brake and clutch fluid level 12
Change brake and clutch 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 lubrication12
Check steering bearings and lubricate, if necessary
Change front fork fluid
Visually check the front fork and rear shock absorber
seals
12
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 controls12
Change coolant 48
Visually check the coolant level and sealing of the circuit 12
Check tyre pressure and wear 12
Check the battery charge level12
Check the operation of the safety electrical devices (side
stand sensor, front and rear brake switches, engine kill
switch, gear/neutral sensor)
12
Check lighting, turn indicators, horn and controls 12
Activate LED front lighting (if any) through DDS 2.0 12
Reset the Service indication through the DDS 2.0
Final test and road test of the motorcycle, testing safety
devices (ex. ABS and DTC), Cruise Control device, 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 2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S

The new Multistrada 1260 S increases riding pleasure thanks to the new Ducati Quick Shift, it is comfortable for long trips in pairs, great fun off-road and super responsive on urban routes. The new colour TFT instrument panel features allow you to quickly switch between Riding Modes and adjust all the motorcycle parameters, including the Ducati Skyhook Suspension. The new Multistrada 1260 S adapts to every situation to get the maximum out of every road.

New engine. Greater usability and control. The new Multistrada 1260 takes you into a brand new “comfort zone”, where the pleasure of driving becomes a sense of well-being, travelling is turned into an experience and performance becomes pure emotion.Valve clearance control is required every 30,000 km, distances that allow you to enjoy all your travels, even the longest rides, without any worries.

2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Owner’s Manual

2018-2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S 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.