Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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John Deere X500 Specs

John Deere X500 Engine Specifications

Engine Make - Kawasaki
Engine Model Number - FH721V
Max. horsepower - 25.3 PS (18.6 KW; 25.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque (crank PTO) - 56.0 Nm (41.3 ft-lb) at 2,400 rpm
Engine Type - Forced air-cooled, vertical shaft, OHV, 4-stroke gasoline engine.
Cylinder layout - 90 V-Twin
Bore x Stroke - 75.2 mm x 76 mm (2.96 in x 2.99 in)
Piston displacement - 675 mL (41.19 cu.in)
Direction of rotation - Counterclockwise facing the PTO shaft
Compression release - Automatic compression release
Low idle speed - 1550 rpm
Fast idle speed - 3600 rpm
Cycle - Four
Cooling - Air Cooled
Ignition system - Transistorized-fly wheel magneto
Starting system - Electric starter and/or recoil starter
Charging system - 12V - 13 amps with regulator
Spark plug - NGK BPR4ES
Spark Plug Gap - 0.75 mm (0.030 in.)
Spark Plug Torque - 15 Nm (11 lb-ft.)
Carburetor - Float type, fixed main jet, two barrel
Carburetor Make/type - Nikki 621266
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

John Deere X500 Transmission

Transmission Type - Belt-driven hydrostatic
Transaxle Model - Kanzaki Tuff Torq K72B
Transaxle Type - Variable Speed Hydrostatic
Reduction Ratio - 23.37:1
Axle Torque (rated) (Nm) - 549
Max. tire size (inch) - 24
Brake Capacity (Nm) - @ 33.1 N 656
Pump/Motor Displacement (cc/min-1) - 18/23
Max. Input Speed (min-1) - 3,400
Axle Shaft Size (mm) - 25,4
Max. Static Weight on Axle (kg) - 459
Weight (Dry) (kg) - 27.5
Brake - Wet disk, internal
Housing (Case) - Aluminum Die Casting
Differential - Automotive Type Bevel Gears
Differential lock - Option
Speed Control System - Foot Control / Hand Control
Auxiliary hydraulic output - Option (For Power Steering, Lift and Others) 6.9L/min, 31bars (450psi) @ 2,000rpm
Bypass Valve - Standard
Oil Reservoir - External Reservoir
Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM (Forward) - 0-11.3 km/h (0-7.0 mph)
Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM (Reverse) - 0-6.4 km/h (0-4.0 mph)

JD X500 Mechanical

Chassis - 4x2 2WD
Differential lock - Foot-activated standard
Steering - Manual sector-and-pinion
Mid PTO - Independent
Clutch - Electric
Rear Hitch Type - Sleeve hitch (optional)

Electrical System

Starting system - Electric starter and/or recoil starter
Charging system 12V - 13 amps with regulator
Battery Type - 12 Volt
Cold Cranking Capacity - 500 Amps

JD X500 Tire Sizes

Front Tires - 16x6.50-8 (HDAP)
Front Tires - 16x6.50-8 (Turf)
Rear Tires - 24x12.00-12 (HDAP)
Rear Tires - 24x12.00-12 (Turf)
Inflation (Front) - 97 kPa (14 psi)
Inflation (Rear) - 69 kPa (10 psi)

John Deere X500 Attachments

48" Mower

Model - 48X Mower Deck
Type - Mid-mount
Blades-Rotary - 3
Lift System - Manual spring-assisted
Cutting width - 48 inches (121 cm)
Belt - M154897 (drive) / M194958 (deck)
Weight - 112 lbs (50 kg)
Overall width - 58.5 inches (148 cm)
Cut height - 1 to 4 inch (2 to 10 cm)
Cut positions - 13

54" Mower

Model - 54X Mower Deck
Type - Mid-mount
Blades-Rotary - 3
Lift System - Manual spring-assisted
Cutting width - 54 inches (137 cm)
Belt - M154897 (drive) / M154960 (deck)
Weight - 153 lbs (69 kg)
Overall width - 64.5 inches (163 cm)
Cut height - 1 to 4 inch (2 to 10 cm)
Cut positions - 13

John Deere X500 Dimensions

Operating Weight (tractor only) - 647 lbs (293 kg)
Operating Weight (with mower) - 809 lbs (366 kg)
Wheelbase - 51.2 inches (130 cm)
Length - 79 inches (200 cm)
Width - 41 inches (104 cm)
Height - 43 inches (109 cm)
Turning radius - 1.83 feet [0.6 m)

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