John Deere LX172

John Deere LX172The John Deere LX172 is a lawn tractor model from the LX100 series, manufactured from 1990 to 1997 by John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA. It was available in a two-wheel-drive (2WD) version.

The John Deere LX172 is equipped with a 423 сс (25.8 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine with 89.0 mm (3.5 in) of the cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) of the piston stroke, and a belt-driven gear type transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The JD LX172 lawn tractor features:

  • The Kawasaki FC420V gasoline engine which produces 14.1 PS (10.4 kW; 14.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual sector-and-pinion steering
  • Disc type brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Independent front PTO with electric clutch

General specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere LX172
Tractor type Lawn tractor
Production years 1990-1997
Factory Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,680 mm (66.1 in)
Width 1,262 mm (49.7 in)
Height 1,020 mm (40.2 in)
Wheel base 1,165 mm (45.9 in)
Weight 238 kg (525 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 liters (2.5 US gal.; 2.1 Imp. gal)

Engine

Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FC420V
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.4 L, 423 cm3, (25.8 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 89.0 mm X 68.0 mm (3.5 in X 2.68 in)
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Horsepower 14.1 PS (10.4 kW; 14.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Air filter Two-stage with replaceable filter element
Oil system
Lubrication system: Full pressurized
Oil type: 4-stroke or an equivalent (SF, SE, SD)
Recommended oil: SAE 10W-30, 10W-40
Oil capacity (with filter): 1.5 L (1.6 US.qts, 1.32 Imp. qts)
Ignition system
Spark plug: NGK BPR5ES or Champion RN11YC
Spark plug gap: 0.7-0.8 mm (0.0276-0.0315 in)
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance: 0.15 mm (0.006 in)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.15 mm (0.006 in)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual sector-and-pinion
Brakes Disc type
Transmission
Transmission manufacturer or model Peerless 801
Transmission type Belt-driven gear type
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph)
Reverse: 3.7 kmh (2.3 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.0 L (0.3 US. gal, 0.2 Imp. gal.)

Tires

Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20×10.00-8

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

PTO
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed 3,600 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system Flywheel alternator
Charging amps 13A
Battery 12V, CCA: 255A, BCI Group U1

Serial numbers

John Deere LX172 serial numbers
1995 110001
1996 130001
1997 160001

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