Craftsman DGT4000

Craftsman DGT4000The Craftsman DGT4000 is a garden tractor model from the DGT series, manufactured during 2001 by AYP for distributor Craftsman (a part of Sears). It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Craftsman DGT4000 is equipped with a 674 cc (41.1 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine with 80.0 mm (3.15 in) of the cylinder bore and 67.0 mm (2.64 in) of the piston stroke, and a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Craftsman DGT4000 garden tractor features:

  • The Kohler LV675 gasoline engine which produces 23.4 PS (17.2 kW; 23.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual steering
  • Open operator station
  • Sleeve hitch (optional)
  • Independent middle PTO with electric clutch
  • Lawn/turf tires front: 16×7.5-8, rear 24×12-12
  • 13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 Imp. gal)

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelCraftsman DGT4000 (917.27524)
Tractor typeGarden tractor
Production years2001
Dimensions and weight
Wheel base
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 Imp. gal)


Engine modelKohler LV675
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, V-twin
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement674 cm3, (41.1 cu·in)
Bore and stroke80.0 mm X 67.0 mm (3.15 in X 2.64 in)
Compression ratio8.5:1
Horsepower23.3 PS (17.1 kW; 23.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque44.0 N·m (4.5 kg·m, 32.4 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm
StarterElectric 12V
Oil system
Lubrication system:Full pressurized
Oil type:API SJ or higher
Recommended oil:SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity:1.9 L (2.01 US. qt, 1.67 Imp. qt.)
Ignition system
Spark plug:Champion RC14YC
Spark plug gap:0.76 mm (0.030 in)
Spark plug torque:27 N·m (2.8 kg·m, 19.9 ft·lb)
Cooling system
Coolant capacity:1.4 L (1.5 US. qt, 1.2 Imp. qt.)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
Transmission manufacturer or modelHydro-Gear BDU-10L
Transmission typeBelt-driven hydrostatic
GearsInfinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 9.3 kmh (5.8 mph)
Reverse: 3.4 kmh (2.1 mph)


Front tires Ag: 16×7.5-8
Rear tires Ag: 24×12-12

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
CategorySleeve hitch (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Middle PTO typeIndependent with electric clutch
Middle PTO speed

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging system
Charging amps15A
Battery12V, CCA 280A, Group U1R


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