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John Deere L118 Lawn Tractor

The John Deere L118 is a L100 series lawn tractor. This model was manufactured from 2004 to 2005. The John Deere L118 tractor is powered by Briggs and Stratton 406777 4-cycle V-twin cylinder OHV vertical-shaft air-cooled gasoline engine with operating power of 20 Hp (15.4 kW), or Briggs and Stratton 407777 4-cycle 2-cylinder OHV vertical-shaft air-cooled gasoline engine with rated power of 22 Hp (16.4 kW).

The JD L118 model is fitted with Tuff Torq T40 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears. The maximum forward speed - 5.5 mph (8.8 km/h), max. reverse speed - 3.2 mph (5.1 km/h). The John Deere L118 is equipped with a manual steering system, disc brakes, 15x6.00-6 front tires, and 20x10.00-8 rear tires. The wheelbase is 49 in (1240 mm).

The tractor is compatible with the following attachments: a 42" mid-mount 2-blade mower deck with cutting height of 1.0-4.0" (25-102 mm) and manual lift system, 42" front-mount dual-stage snow blower with clearing height of 21" (530 mm) and mechanical lift.

Briggs 406777 Engine
Engine Model Briggs and Stratton 406777
Engine Type 4-cycle V-twin OHV vertical-shaft air-cooled gasoline engine
Number of Cylinders 2
Displacement, cu.in (cc) 40.03 (656)
Cylinder Bore, in (mm) 2.97 (75.0)
Piston Stroke, in (mm) 2.89 (73.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 20.0 (15.4)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 3300
Idle Speed, rpm 1600
Cylinder Bore Type Cast iron sleeve
Fuel System Type Carburetor
Carburetor Type Float-feed
Fuel Pump Pulse type
Governor Type Mechanical
Lubrication System Full pressure
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge with a foam pre-cleaner
Cooling System Forced air
Ignition System Electronic
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.030 (0.76)
Magneto Air Gap, in (mm) 0.008-0.012 (0.20-0.30)
Valve Lash (Intake), in (mm) 0.005 (0.127)
Valve Lash (Exhaust), in (mm) 0.005 (0.127)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 2.1 (7.9)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)

Briggs 407777 Engine
Engine Model Briggs and Stratton 407777
Engine Type 4-cycle V-twin OHV vertical-shaft air-cooled gasoline engine
Number of Cylinders 2
Displacement, cu.in (cc) 40.03 (656)
Cylinder Bore, in (mm) 2.97 (75.0)
Piston Stroke, in (mm) 2.89 (73.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 22.0 (16.4)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 3300
Idle Speed, rpm 1600
Cylinder Bore Type Cast iron sleeve
Fuel System Type Carburetor
Carburetor Type Float-feed
Fuel Pump Pulse type
Governor Type Mechanical
Lubrication System Full pressure
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge with a foam pre-cleaner
Cooling System Forced air
Ignition System Electronic
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.030 (0.76)
Magneto Air Gap, in (mm) 0.008-0.012 (0.20-0.30)
Valve Lash (Intake), in (mm) 0.005 (0.127)
Valve Lash (Exhaust), in (mm) 0.005 (0.127)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 2.1 (7.9)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)

Electrical System
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Rating, Amps 16
Starter Type Electric
Number of Batteries 1
Electric Ground Negative

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


Transmission
Transmission Model Tuff Torq T40
Transmission Type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Number of Forward Gears Infinite
Number of Reverse Gears Infinite
Max Forward Speed, mph (kph) 5.5 (8.8)
Max Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 3.2 (5.1)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Manual
Brakes Type Disc
Front Tires 15x6.00-6
Rear Tires 20x10.00-8

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 49 (1240)
Length, in (mm) 60 (1520)
Height, in (mm) 38.6 (1020)
Overall Width, in (mm) 36 (910)
Weight, lbs (kg) 520 (235)

42" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount
Number of Blades 2
Cutting Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Overall Width, in (mm) 44 (1110)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.0-4.0 (25-102)
Cut Positions 7
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical

43.5" Snow blower
Snowblower Type 2-stage, front-mount
Clearing Width, in (mm) 43.5 (1100)
Clearing Height, in (mm) 18 (450)
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lbs (kg) 180 (81)

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