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Ducati Hyperstrada 821 Maintenance Schedule

Ducati Hyperstrada 821 Maintenance Schedule

The Ducati Hyperstrada 821 Maintenance Schedule — sourced from the owner’s manual.

This applies to these models:

  • 2013 Ducati Hyperstrada 821
  • 2014 Ducati Hyperstrada 821
  • 2015 Ducati Hyperstrada 821

After 2015, the Hyperstrada 821 was replaced with the Hyperstrada 939.

A lot of the maintenance schedule for the Ducati Hyperstrada 821 is common to the Ducati Monster 821.

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Tools you may need to maintain your motorcycle

To maintain your motorcycle you need to make sure you have the best oil and other consumables, motorcycle-specific tools, and other tools for your workshop.

Below we’ve listed:

What you need to maintain the Ducati Hyperstrada 821

The following is a list of consumables (things like oil, spark plugs etc.) you need to maintain the Ducati Hyperstrada 821.

OilDucati recommends Shell Advance Ultra motorcycle oil. You need 3.7L for a complete oil change. It’s hard to find and expensive so people suggest Mobil 1 Synthetic. A lot of Ducati owners use Shell Rotella T4 for everything from street use to racing.
Oil filterGenuine Ducati part is 44440037A. I’d suggest removing that and using a K&N KN-153 oil filter which can be changed with a normal wrench.
Brake fluid, Clutch fluidDucati recommends Shell Advance DOT 4, but that’s quite hard to find, so Castrol DOT 4 Synthetic is a good and very high-quality alternative.
CoolantDucati recommends Shell Advance Coolant or a 35-40% mix of Glycoshell, a Nitrite, Amine, and Phosphate-free coolant. This is quite hard to find. But any ethylene glycol-based coolant will do the job.
Timing beltIs it time to change the timing belt? Don’t put it off… a broken timing belt will cost you a lot! You need part number 73740252A (and you need two).
Front brake padsStandard brake pads code is 61341021A. You can also use EBC FA630HH for more bite/feel.
Rear brake padsUse original part number 61340951A, EBC part number FA266HH for more bite/feel (and availability online)
Spark plugsNGK code MAR9A-J. Note they’re sold individually (and you have two cylinders).
Air filterThe part number for the air filter is 42610191A. You can also use K&N DU-1006.
Consumables for Ducati 821 series engines (Monster, Hyper)

You may also need the following general consumables to maintain your Monster 821.

Chain lubricantmotorcycle maintenance tools - motul chain pasteThe chain needs to be lubricated every 800 km/500 miles (or more, if it gets wet/dirty), with variations recommended between manufacturers. Motul chain paste is cheap and well-loved.
Chain cleaner brushmotorcycle maintenance - chain cleanerA chain cleaner brush makes cleaning off grime and then distributing new lubricant much more easy.
Paddock standmotorcycle maintenance tools - paddock standLubricating the chain and changing the oil both become a lot easier once you use an affordable paddock stand (not necessary if you have a center stand).
Cable lubricantmotorcycle maintenance - cable lubricantRemember to lubricate your clutch cable (and brake cables if you have them) with a cable lubricant. Protect All Cable Life is a good general-purpose lubricant.
GreaseGet a good lithium soap based grease for lubricating major components like your side stand, centre stand, and bearings.
General motorcycle consumables — Brake fluid, chain lube, clutch lube, and grease

Regular maintenance for the Ducati Hyperstrada 821

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

Every 1000 km/600 miles or 6 months (whichever comes sooner)

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
Core maintenance for the Hyperstrada 821

Ducati Hyperstrada 821 Maintenance Schedule Table

List of operations with type of intervention (distance or time interval – whichever earlier).

This maintenance schedule is in the same format as in the manual, though if it were me I’d re-order it a bit.

Km (x1000)115304560
Miles (x1000)0.69182736Time (months)
Reading of the error memory with DDS and check of Software version update on control units.XXXXX12
Check the presence of any technical updates and recall campaignsXXXXX12
Change engine oil and filterXXXXX12
Lubricate clutch lever cable pawlXXXXX12
Clean engine oil filter at intakeX
Check and/or adjust valve clearanceXX
Replace the timing beltsXX
Change spark plugsXXXX
Change the air filterXX
Check brake fluid levelXXXXX12
Change brake fluid36
Check pad wear and brake discs. Replace if necessaryXXXXX12
Check tightening of the safety components (brake disc flange screws, brake calliper screws, front/rear wheel nuts, sprocket and final drive sprocket nuts)XXXXX12
Check and lubricate the rear wheel shaftXX
Check the drive chain tension and lubricationXXXXX12
Check final drive wear (chain, front and rear sprockets) and chain sliding shoesXXXX12
Visual check of front fork and rear shock absorber sealsXXXXX12
Change the front fork fluidX
Check the freedom of movement and tightening of side and central stand (if installed)XXXXX12
Check rubbing points, clearance, freedom of movement and positioning of hoses and electric wiring in viewXXXXX12
Check coolant levelXXXXX12
Change coolantX48
Check electric fan operationXXXXX12
Check tyre pressure and wearXXXXX12
Check the battery charge levelXXXXX12
Check idlingXXXXX12
Check the operation of the safety electrical devices (side stand sensor, front and rear brake switches, engine stop switch, gear/neutral sensor)XXXXX12
Check the indicators and lightingXXXXX12
Reset Service indication through DDSXXXXX
Road test of the motorcycle, testing the safety devices (ex. ABS and DTC)XXXXX12
Softly clean the motorcycleXXXXX12
Fill out that the service was performed in on-board documentation (Service Booklet)XXXXX12

General Information on the Ducati Hyperstrada 821

The Ducati Hypersrada is one of the Ducati’s Hypermotard family, although it’s a blend of the Hypermotard and Hyperstrada.

It’s essentially a Hypermotard that’s more comfortably set up for touring, with a better seat, luggage, and a slightly more comfortable position.

But the engine and the electronics are exactly the same. It has an 821cc 11-degree Testrastretta (“narrow head”) L-twin pushing out over 110 hp.

The specific characteristics of the Ducati Hyperstrada 821 that distinguish it from other Hypermotards are the:

  • Luggage on both sides
  • Touring screen
  • More comfortable seat

Ducati Monster Hyperstrada 821 Owner’s Manual

Ducati Hyperstrada 821 Maintenance schedule from owner's manual

The above info was sourced from the owner’s manual from You can download it below.

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