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John Deere 314 Maintenance

The John Deere 314 is a 2WD garden tractor from 300-series. This model was manufactured between 1979 and 1983. The John Deere driveline includes a Kohler K321AQS 4-cycle one cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine and Sundstrand 15 shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

A 31.3 cubic inches (512 cc) engine has a cylinder bore of 3.50" (89 mm), piston stroke of 3.25" (82.6 mm), and rated power of 14 hp (10.5 kW). The maximum forward speed - 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 3.8 mph (6 km/h).

The John Deere 314 garden tractor is equipped with a manual steering system, shoe brakes, 16x6.50-8 front tires, and 23x10.50-12 rear tires. The wheelbase is 46 inches (1160 mm). Compatible attachments for the tractor: 38", 46" mid-mount 3-blade right-discharge mower decks with hydraulic lift system, 54" front-mount blade, 46" front-mount single-stage snow blower.

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, qts (L) 2.26 (2.21)
Transmission fluid capacity, qts (L) 5.0 (4.7)
Fuel tank capacity, gal (L) 4.5 (17.0)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type Torq-Gard Supreme, SAE 30, SAE 10W-30, 5W-20. API Service category CD/SE, CD/SD
Transmission fluid type JD All-Weather Hydrostatic Fluid or equivalent

Service Intervals
Check fuel level Every 10 hours
Check engine oil level Every 10 hours
Clean air intake screen Every 10 hours
Lubricate wheel spindles Every 10 hours
Check tire pressure and brakes Every 25 hours
Clean air filter element Every 25 hours
Check transmission fluid Every 25 hours
Check and clean battery terminals Every 25 hours
Change engine oil Every 25 hours
Check and adjust PTO drive belt Every 25 hours
Clean spark plug Every 100 hours
Charge battery Every 100 hours
Replace air filter element Every 100 hours
Replace transmission oil filter Every 100 hours
Check engine idle speeds Every 200 hours
Check carburetor adjustment Every 200 hours
Clean fuel strainer Every 200 hours
Replace spark plug Every 200 hours
Change transmission fluid Every 300 hours
Check and adjust valve clearance Every 300 hours

Replacement Parts
Engine fuel filter part number AM30069
Engine air filter part number M47494, AM31400
Transmission oil filter part number AM39653
Spark plug part number AM514T
Traction drive belt part number M43795 (PTO)

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