All new spindles, pulleys, belt, and blades on the deck.
17-hp V-twin, air-cooled John Deere iTorque™ Power System (which provides more lugging ability, full pressure lubrication, even cooling, and durability) provides excellent power and performance, easy starts and smooth operation.
3.5 U.S. gallon fuel tank with a large 3-inch fill opening located on the left fender makes adding fuel easy and helps eliminate spillage
Twin Touch™ automatic transmission provides comfortable two-pedal foot control for effortless speed and direction changes
35-watt headlights designed to provide optimum lighting pattern for mowing and snow removal and improved visibility during evening operation
Edge™ Xtra Cutting System with 42-inch deck designed to provide excellent performance; converts easily between side discharge, mulching and material collection
Also available with 38-inch Edge™ Xtra mower deck or 42-inch Edge™ mulching mower deck
Heavy-duty welded frame for the strength to operate a wide variety of equipment
Rear hitch plate can support two 42-lb. Quik-Tatch weights; weight bracket is built into the frame
Front axle is made of nodular cast iron
Depressing brake pedal applies internal wet disk brakes (increased durability and longer life) for safe stopping
Heavy-duty electric PTO clutch designed to operate through many on/off cycles before needing adjustment; controlled by a convenient dash-mounted control
Heavy-duty CargO Mount™ System (a combination of fender, deck and hitch mounting points) provides convenient and easy installation of rear attachments
Standard tool tray and cupholder keep tools and beverages within reach
A lift-assist spring is available on tractors to minimize lift effort; lift effort can be easily adjusted for optimum performance depending on the equipment used (mower, front blade, etc.)
Color-coded controls are conveniently located for easy access
Standard hourmeter makes it easy to tell when oil changes and other maintenance should be performed
Separate engine speed and choke controls make starting and warming up the engine easier in cold weather
Mower deck height-of-cut control with rotary dial knob provides mower cut height range from 1 to 4 inches in 1/4-inch increments; on-board deck leveling gauge located in the center of the cut-height adjusting knob
Comfortable, high-back sit-and-adjust seat features 7 inches of travel; springs adjust for operator weight allowing fine tuning of suspension; open-back design allows air circulation to keep the operator's back cool and dry for a more comfortable ride
Large 14-inch diameter steering wheel is comfortable to use and minimizes steering effort
Full-length foot mats provide comfort for the operator while protecting the footrest area
Roomy and uncluttered open platform makes getting on and off the tractor easy
4-year limited warranty for Select Series™ - 48 Months or 300 Hours, Whichever Comes First
Power: 17 hp (12.7 kW)
Displacement: 28.8 cu. in. (472 cc)
Cylinders: V-twin, cast-iron liners
Type: OHV, oil filter
Charging System: 15 amp regulated
Battery: 195 cold-crank amps
Choke/Speed Control: Separate levers
Fuel Tank Capacity: 3.5 gal.
Type: K46 automatic
Control: Twin Touch pedals
Cruise Control: Standard
Forward Speed: 0-5.5 mph
Reverse Speed: 0-4.0 mph
Frame: Welded heavy-duty
Front Tires: 15x6-6
Rear Tires: 20x10-8
Front Axle: Cast iron
Hood Material: Xenoy
Service Interval Decal
Type: 2-wheel steer
Turning Radius: 16 in.
Uncut Circle Radius: 28 in. (42X mower)
Spindle Bushings: Metal, replaceable
Seat Back Height: 15 in. open back
Fore-aft Adjustment: 7 in. while seated
Seat Suspension: Three-position
Type: Foot pedal with optional adjustable spring assist
Mower Cut Height: 1-4 in., 13 position
Cut Height Increments: 0.25 in.
Preset Cut Height
Type: Side discharge
Mower Cutting Width: 42 in.
Mower Deck Material: .105 in. (42X)
Mower Wheel Adjustment: 4-position, tool required
Mower Drive System: In-line belt, electric PTO
Front Draft Arms: Two-point mounting
Rear Draft Arms: 2 pins and spring clips
Belt Tension: Spring
Mower Wheels Rotate: No
Meets ANSI Standard
Backup Protection: RIO
Mowers: 42X (standard)
Rear Bagger: 7 bu. 2-bag
Front Thatcher: 38, 46, 54 in.
Front Blade: 44 in.
Snow Blower: 44 in.
Front Bumper: Standard, also styled bumper and brush guard options
Bucket Holder, single and double
Tow-Behind Tools: 15
Engine hp is provided by engine mfr. for comparison purposes. Actual operating hp will be less.