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John Deere GT245 Garden Tractor

The John Deere GT245 is a 2WD garden tractor from GT200 series. This model was manufactured between 2002 and 2005. The John Deere GT245 powertrain system components: Kawasaki FH601V four-cycle vertical shaft V-Twin cylinder gasoline engine and Tuff Torq K71 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission.

A 41.2 cu.in (675 cc) engine output is 19 hp (14.2 kW), and maximum torque is 52.2 Nm (37 lb-ft) at 2600 rev/min. Max. forward speed - 7.0 mph (11.3 kph), max. reverse speed - 7 mph (6.4 kph).

The John Deere GT245 has a manual steering with sector and pinion, wet disc brakes, 16x6.50-8 front tires, and 23x10.50-12 rear tires. The wheel base is 49 in (1240 mm). The tractor can be equipped with the following attachments: 42", 44", 48", or 54" mid-mount mower decks with a cutting height of 1.0-4.0 in (25-102 mm) and electric blade engagement, 42" single-stage front-mount snow blower, and 46" front blade with mechanical lift.

Engine
Engine Model Kawasaki FH601V
Engine Type 4-Cycle vertical shaft V-Twin gasoline engine
Number of Cylinder 2
Cylinder Layout 90 deg V-Twin
Piston Displacement, cu.in (cc) 41.2 (675)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 2.96 (75.2)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 2.99 (76.0)
Engine Power, Hp (kW) 19.0 (14.2)
Rated Speed, rpm 3300
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lb) 52.2 (37)
Torque Speed, rpm 2600
Idle Speed, rpm 1550-3600
Compression Release Automatic compression release
Direction of Rotation Counterclockwise facing the PTO Shaft
Choke Control Automatic (with Throttle Control)
Fuel System Type Carburetor
Carburetor Type Float type, fixed main jet, two barrel
Fuel Pump Diaphragm Type Pulse Pump
Governor Flyweight all speed governor
Lubricating System Type Pressure feed by positive displacement pump
Oil Filter Cartridge type full flow filter
Cooling System Forced air cooling by fan
Air Cleaner Dual stage element, dry type
Ignition System Transistorized Flywheel Magneto
Spark Plug NGK BPR4ES
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.029 (0.75)
Valve clearance (Intake/Exhaust), in (mm) 0.003-0.005 (0.075-0.125)
Fuel Tank Capacity, qts (L) 2.8 (10.4)
Engine Oil Capacity, qts (L) 1.8 (1.9)

Electrical System
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator, 13A
Starter Type Electric
Number of Batteries 1
Battery CCA 500
Electric Ground Negative

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Independent
PTO Clutch Electric
PTO Speed, rpm 3000

Transmission
Transmission Model Tuff Torq K71
Transmission Type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Number of Forward Gears Infinite
Number of Reverse Gears Infinite
Cruise Control Standard
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 4.6 (4.4)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 7.0 (11.3)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 4.0 (6.4)


Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Manual sector and pinion
Brakes Type Wet disc
Front Tires 16x6.50-8
Rear Tires 23x10.50-12

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 49 (1240)
Length, in (mm) 72 (1820)
Height, in (mm) 47 (1190)
Overall Width, in (mm) 41.7 (1050)
Weight, lbs (kg) 585 (265)

42" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Model JD 42C
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount, right-discharge
Number of Blades 2
Cutting Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Overall Width, in (mm) 53 (1340)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.0-4.0 (25-102)
Blade Engagement Electric
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lbs (kg) 86 (39)

44" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Model JD Piranha
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount, mulching
Number of Blades 3
Cutting Width, in (mm) 44 (1110)
Overall Width, in (mm) 45.7 (1160)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.0-4.0 (25-102)
Blade Engagement Electric
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lbs (kg) 125 (56)

48" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Model JD 48C
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount, right-discharge
Number of Blades 3
Cutting Width, in (mm) 48 (1215)
Overall Width, in (mm) 61.1 (1550)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.0-4.0 (25-102)
Blade Engagement Electric
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lbs (kg) 117 (53)

54" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Model JD 54C
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount, right-discharge
Number of Blades 3
Cutting Width, in (mm) 54 (1370)
Overall Width, in (mm) 67.7 (1710)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.0-4.0 (25-102)
Blade Engagement Electric
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lbs (kg) 150 (68)

42" Snow blower
Snowblower Model JD BM18789
Snowblower Type 1-stage, front-mount
Clearing Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Clearing Height, in (mm) 16 (405)
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lbs (kg) 175 (79)

Front Blade
Blade Type Front-mount
Width, in (mm) 46 (1160)
Height, in (mm) 17 (430)
Lift Height, in (mm) 5 (125)
Lift System Mechanical
Angle Manual
Weight, lbs (kg) 118 (53)

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