Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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John Deere 325 Specs

John Deere 325 Engine Specifications

Make - Kawasaki
Engine Model Number - FH531V
Horsepower - 13.4 kW (18 hp)
Cylinders - V-Twin
Cycle - Four
Speed, Fast Idle - 3400 rpm
Speed, Slow Idle - 1625 rpm
Cooling Type - Air
Oil Filter - Replaceable Full Flow Filter
Air Cleaner - Paper Element with Foam Precleaner
Spark Plug Gap - 0.7 mm (0.028 in.)
Spark Plug Torque - 20 Nm (15 lb-ft)

Electrical System and Battery

Charging System - Flywheel alternator
Ignition - Electronic
Starter - Solenoid-shift
Battery Voltage - 12 volt
CCA - 500 amp
Reserve Capacity - 90 minutes
BCI Group Size - 51

JD 325 Drivetrain

Transmission Type - belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears - infinite forward and reverse
Transaxle - Kanzaki
Number of Speeds - Hydrostatic, Variable Speed
Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM (Forward) - 0-11.3 km/h (0-7 mph)
Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM (Reverse) - 0-6.4 km/h (0-4 mph)

John Deere 325 Mechanical

Chassis - 4x2 2WD
Steering - Manual Sealed Gearbox
Brakes - Internal Wet Disc
Cab - Open operator station. Adjustable seat with 7-inches of travel.

JD 325 Tires

Front Tires - 16 x 6.50-8
Rear Tires - 23 x 10.50-12
Inflation Front (Maximum) 70 - 97 kPa (10-14 psi)
Inflation Rear (Maximum) 56 - 70 kPa (8-10 psi)

Capacities

Fuel Tank - 13.2 L (3.5 gal.)
Transmission Oil (With Filter) - 4.3 L (4.7 qt.)
Engine Oil (With Filter) - 1.7 L (1.8 qt.)
Engine Oil (Without Filter) - 1.6 L (1.7 qt.)

John Deere 325 Dimensions and Weight

Wheel Base - 1217 mm (47.9 in.)
Overall Height - 1107 mm (43.6 in.)
Overall Length - 1835 mm (72.25 in.)
Overall Width Rear Wheels in Narrow Position (Without Mower Deck) - 991 mm (39.0 in).
Overall Width Rear Wheels in Wide Position (Without Mower Deck) - 1054 mm (41.5 in.)
Net Weight (Without Mower Deck or Fuel) - 291 kg (642 lb.)

Attachments

48C Mower

Mower Type - Mulch, Bag or Side Discharge
Cutting Blades - 3
Mower Weight - 53 kg (117 lbs.)
Blade Bolt Torque - 68 Nm (50 lb-ft)
Cutting Width - 121.9 cm (48 in.)
Cutting Height (approximate) - 25 to 102 mm (1 to 4-in.)
Height Adjustment - 13 position, 6.35 mm (1/4 in.) increments

54-Inch Mower

Mower Type - Mulch, Bag or Side Discharge
Cutting Blades - 3
Mower Weight - 61 kg (134 lbs.)
Blade Bolt Torque - 68 Nm (50 lb-ft)
Cutting Width - 137.2 cm (54 in.)
Cutting Height (approximate) - 25 to 102 mm (1 to 4-in.)
Height Adjustment - 13 position, 6.35 mm (1/4 in.) increments

42-Inch Snow blower

Type - front-mount John Deere single-stage
Clearing width - 42 inches (106 cm)
Clearing height - 12 inches (30 cm)
Weight - 175 lbs (79 kg)
Overall width - 43.3 inches (109 cm)

Changing Transmission Oil and Filter

Stop engine and engage park brake. Remove mower from John Deere 325 tractor. Place drain pan so it is under drain plug located on the bottom of the front right hand corner of transmission case. Remove drain plug to drain oil. Remove transmission internal filter access cap. Remove spring and spacer, if equipped. Discard spring and spacer. Remove filter. Install new filter with spring side toward access cap. Install and tighten access cap. Install drain plug in bottom of transmission case. Replace green in-line filter located in front of the transmission on the left hand side of the tractor. Loosen nut and disconnect line from filter. Unscrew filter from line. Install new filter and o-rings. Remove dip stick. Add oil. Install and tighten dip stick. Start engine and check for oil leaks around drain plug, green filter, and internal filter access cap. Unlock park brake and drive tractor forward and backward a few times. Stop engine. Wait a minimum of 3 minutes, engine should be cold. Check oil level. Add oil if required. Install mower.

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