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Hello all,
So I recently purchased my ducati 848 from craigslist but I payed the Ducati guy to run a full diagnosfic scan and check up before buying, he said everything was okay. Now this was back in the winter and the bikes been sitting in my garage. So fast forward to the summer... when i went to wash the bike i noticed these 2 tubes on the right side not connected. Now I'm not sure if all 848 are like this or not but I was wondering if this is normal or not?
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There should be two hoses attached to the outlets under the rear RHS of the tank. These are for an overflow if the tank pressurises, or is over-filled.
On ours (in Australia) these are both the same size, just a Y-piece below where you've shown, which exit into the atmosphere via a clip on the front edge of the clutch-side engine case.
On yours one looks larger than the other, but this may relate to the evaporative canister fitted to US exports (which we don't get here).
If you remove the RHS black plastic side cover, or the seat, the outlets should be obvious under the tank.
My guess is someone has removed the tank and forgotten to refit these hoses. The bike will still run fine with them disconnected.
 

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There should be two hoses attached to the outlets under the rear RHS of the tank. These are for an overflow if the tank pressurises, or is over-filled.

On ours (in Australia) these are both the same size, just a Y-piece below where you've shown, which exit into the atmosphere via a clip on the front edge of the clutch-side engine case.

On yours one looks larger than the other, but this may relate to the evaporative canister fitted to US exports (which we don't get here).

If you remove the RHS black plastic side cover, or the seat, the outlets should be obvious under the tank.

My guess is someone has removed the tank and forgotten to refit these hoses. The bike will still run fine with them disconnected.

Thank you so much for your help. I will def. Take it apart and try to fit it back. The Ducati guy at the dealership must have forgotten to put it back I'm guessing.


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Like mentioned, it connects to the tank.

Bottom RH side edge.

Thick one forward, skinny one aft.

You should be able to loosen the black under tank fairing by removing the two forward fasteners, and see two nipples ;-)
 
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