Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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John Deere LT180 Specs

JD LT180 Engine Specifications

Engine Make - Kawasaki
Engine Model Number - FH500V-AS32
Engine Type - Forced air-cooled, vertical shaft, OHV, 4-stroke gasoline engine.
Cylinder layout - 90 V-Twin
Bore x Stroke - 68 mm x 68 mm (2.68 in x 2.68 in)
Piston displacement - 494 ml (30.1 cu. in)
Horsepower - 12.6 kW (17 hp)
Cylinders - V-Twin
Cycle - Four
Direction of rotation - Counterclockwise facing the PTO shaft
Compression release - Automatic compression release
Low idle speed - 1550 rpm
Fast idle speed - 3600 rpm
Ignition system - Transistorized-fly wheel magneto
Starting system - Electric starter and/or recoil starter
Charging system - 12V/13 amps with regulator
Spark Plug Gap - 1 mm (0.040 in.)
Spark Plug Torque - 15 Nm (11 lb-ft)
Spark plug - Champion RCJ8Y
Carburetor - Float type, fixed main jet
Carburetor Make/type - Mikuni B24T1
Fuel pump - Diaphragm type pulse pump
Air cleaner - Dual stage element, dry type
Governor - Flyweight all speed governor
Lubrication system - Pressure feed by positive displacement pump
Oil filter - Cartridge type full flow filter
Oil pressuer switch - ON-OFF switch
Oil capacity (when engine is completely dry) - 1.8 L (1.9 US-qt)
Cooling system - Forced air cooling by fan
Cylinder compression (MIN) - 390 kPa (57 psi)
Cylinder head warp - 0.05 mm (0.002 in.)
Valve head thickness - 0.35 mm (0.014 in.)
Valve stem runout - 0.05 mm (0.002 in.)
Valve stem diameter - Intake 5.95 mm (0.0234 in.) / Exhaust 5.93 mm (0.0233 in.)
Valve guide inside diameter - 6.08 mm (0.239 in.)
Valve spring free length - 31.0 mm (1.22 in.)
Rocker arm push rod rounout - 0.5 mm (0.02 in.)
Piston diameter - 67.79 mm (2.669 in.)
Piston ring/groove clearance - Top 0.15 mm (0.006 in.) / Second 0.12 mm (0.005 in.)
Piston ring thickness - 1.40 mm (0.055 in.)
Piston ring end gap - Top 0.70 mm (0.028 in.) / Second 0.78 mm (0.031 in.)
Piston pin outside diameter - 15.96 mm (0.628 in.)
Piston pin hole inside diameter - 16.08 mm (0.633 in.)
Connecting rod small end inside diameter - 16.05 mm (0.632 in.)
Cylinder inside diameter - 68.10 mm (2.681 in.)
Cylinder bore out round - 0.056 mm (0.0022 in.)
Valve clearance - 0.075-0.125 mm (0.003-0.005 in.)
Valve seating surface width (Intake/Exhaust) - 0.6-0.9 mm (0.024-0.035 in.)
Valves guide inside diameter (Intake/Exhaust) - 6.00-6.012 mm (0.2362-0.2367 in.)
Cylinder bore diamter standard cylinder - 68.00-67.98 mm

John Deere LT180 Transmission

Transmission - Hydrostatic
Transaxle - Tuff-Torq K46
Type - Variable Speed Hydrostatic
Reduction Ratio - 21.53:1
Axle Torque (rated) Nm (ft. lbs.) - 177.7 (131)
Max. Tire Diameter mm (inch) - 457 (18)
Brake Capacity Nm (ft. lbs.) @ 350 N (79 lbs) - 253 (187)
Pump/Motor Displacement cc/rev - 7/10
Max. Input Speed rpm - 3,400
Axle Shaft Size mm (inch) - 19.05 (0.75)
Max. Static Weight on Axle kg (lbs.) - 306 (675)
Weight (dry) kg (lbs.) - 12.5 (27.6)
Brake Type - Wet Disc, internal
Gears - Heat Treated Powder Metal
Differential - Automotive Type Bevel Gears
Speed Control System - Hand Control External Friction Pack and Lever Available
Bypass Valve (Roll Release) - Std
Speeds (Forward/Reverse) - 0-9.3 km/h (0-5.8 mph) / 0-5.6 km/h (0-3.5 mph)

JD LT180 Tires

Front Tires - 15x6.00-6
Rear Tires - 20x10.00-8
Inflation (Front Tires) - 83 kPa (12 psi)
Inflation (Rear Tires) - 55 kPa (8 psi)

John Deere LT180 Dimensions

Overall Height - 104 cm (41 in.)
Overall Width (tractor only) - 95.2 cm (37.4 in.)
Overall Length - 172.5 cm (67.9 in.)
Wheelbase - 121 mm (48 in.)
Turning radius - 40 cm (1.17 ft.)
Net Weight (tractor with 48C, no fuel) - 229 kg (504 lb)

John Deere LT180 Mower

Model - 48C Mower Deck
Cutting Width - 122 cm (48 in.)
Cutting Height (approximate) - 25 to 102 mm (1 to 4 in.)
Overall Width - 156 cm (61 in.)
Net Weight - 50 kg (110 lb)

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JOHN DEERE LAWN TRACTORS SPECIFICATIONS

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ENGINES FOR JOHN DEERE LAWN TRACTORS

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JOHN DEERE TRACTORS ATTACHMENTS
420 430 455 790 990
X300 X320 X330 X350 X475
X485 X500 X540 X570 X590
X700 X720 X738 X758 1023E
2025R 2210 2520 3025E 3032E
3038E 3038R 3039R 3046R 3203
3320 3520 4052R 4066R 4100
4105 4115 4200 4310 4320
4400 4410 4520 4600 4720

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JOHN DEERE FRONT END LOADERS

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JD TRACTORS TROUBLESHOOTING
2640 3040 3310 3650 4100
5050D 5090R 5410 6105R 7200R
E130 L111 LA110 LT155 X300R

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JOHN DEERE FARM TRACTORS SPECIFICATIONS

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