Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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John Deere S240 Specs

JD S240 Engine Specifications

Engine Manufacturer - Kawasaki
Engine Model Number - FS600V
Engine Type - Air-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion small gasoline engine with vertical shaft
Cylinders - 2 (V-Twin)
Bore x Stroke - 2.9 x 2.8 in. (73 x 72mm)
Compression Ratio - 8.1:1
Oil capacity w/filter - 1.8 U.S. qt ( 1.7 liters)
Maximum Power - 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Maximum Torque - 32.5 ft lbs (44.1 Nm) at 2,200 RPM
Carburetor - Internally vented with fuel shut-off solenoid
Cooling system - Pressurized forced circulation type
Displacement - 603 cc (36.8 cu. in.)
Spark Plug Gap - 0.75 mm (0.030 in.)
Spark Plug Torque - 20 Nm (15 lb.-ft.)
Spark plug - NGK BPR4ES
Maximum speed - 3500 ± 100 rpm
Idle speed - 1500 ± 100 rpm
Cylinder compression - 4.5 kg/cm2 (64 psi) at 500 rpm
Intake valve clearance - 0.10-0.15 mm (0.004-0.006 in)
Exhaust valve clearance - 0.10-0.15 mm (0.004-0.006 in)
Oil Filter - Yes
Lubricating system - Full pressure with spin-on oil filter
Air Filter - Cartridge
Crankcase, with Oil Filter - 1.7 L (1.8 qt)
Fuel Tank - 9 L (2.4 gal)

John Deere S240 Transmission

Transmission - Hydrostatic
Transaxle Model - Tuff Torq K46-DP
Travel Speed Forward - 0-8,9 km/h (0-5,5 mph)
Travel Speed Reverse - 0-5,2 km/h (0-3,2 mph)
Reduction Ratio - 21.53:1
Axle Torque (rated) Nm (ft. lbs.) - 177,7 (131,0)
Maximum Tire Diameter mm (inch) - 457,0 (18,0)
Brake Capacity Nm (ft. lbs.) @ 350 N (79 lbs) - 253,0 (187)
Pump/Motor Displacement cc/rev - 7/10
Maximum Input Speed rpm - 3,400
Axle Shaft Size mm (inch) - 19,05 (0,75)
Maximum 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
Front PTO - Independent
Clutch - Electric

Electrical System

Electrical Ground - Negative
Charging System - Regulated Circuit
Charging System Capacity - 15 Amp
Battery Voltage - 12 Volts
Battery Type - BCI Group U1

John Deere S240 Mechanical

Chassis - 4x2 Two Wheel Drive (2WD)
Front axle - Cast-iron
Steering - Manual
Cab - Open operator station

Tires and Pressure

Tire Size (Front) - 15 x 6.00-6
Tire Size (Rear) - 20 x 10.0-8
Tire Pressure (Front) - 97 kPa (14 psi)
Tire Pressure (Rear) - 69 kPa (10 psi)

JD S240 Dimensions

Height - 114.3 cm (45 in)
Length (Overall) - 191 cm (75.2 in)
Width (42-Mower Deck Chute Down) - 139.6 cm (55 in)
Width (48-Mower Deck Chute Down) - 159.1 cm (63 in)
Wheelbase - 48.9 in. (124 cm)
Weight (42-Mower) - 208 kg (458.5 lb)
Weight (48-Mower) - 236 kg (520 lb)

John Deere S240 Attachments

42 Inch Mower Deck

Blades Rotary - 2
Blade Nut Torque (w/5/8 in. Nut) - 88 Nm (65 lb-ft)
Cutting Height (Approximately) - 25-102 mm (1 - 4 in.)
Cutting Width - 1067 mm (42 in.)

48 Inch Mower Deck

Blades Rotary - 3
Blade Nut Torque (18 mm Bolt) - 68 Nm (50 ft-lb)
Cutting Height (Approximately) - 25-102 mm (1 - 4 in.)
Cutting Width - 1219 mm (48 in.)

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