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John Deere LX266 Lawn Tractor

The John Deere LX266 is a LX200 series lawn tractor. This model was manufactured from 2001 to 2003. The John Deere LX266 driveline includes a Kohler Command CV460S 4-cycle single cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine and Tuff Torq K62 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

A 29.9 cubic inches (490 cc) engine has a cylinder bore of 3.43" (87 mm), piston stroke of 3.03" (77 mm), and rated power of 16 hp (11.9 kW). The maximum forward speed - 5.5 mph (8.8 kph), max. reverse speed - 3 mph (4.8 kph). The John Deere LX266 was equipped with a manual steering system, internal wet disc brakes, 15x6.00-6 front tires, and 20x10.00-8 rear tires. The wheelbase is 47.5" (1200 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 in (25-102 mm) and manual lift system, 48" mid-mount 3-blade mower deck with cutting height of 1.0-4.0 in (25-102 mm), 13 cut adjustments, and mechanical lift system, 42" front-mount single-stage snowblower, or 42" front-mount blade.

Engine
Engine Model Kohler Command CV460S
Engine Type 4-cycle single cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine
Number of Cylinder 1
Piston Displacement, cu.in (cc) 29.9 (490)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.43 (87.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.03 (77.0)
Engine Power, Hp (kW) 16.0 (11.9)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 3600
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lb) 36.3 (26.8)
Torque Speed, rpm 2400
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel System Type Carburetor
Carburetor Type Fixed main jet
Fuel Pump Diaphragm type, mechanical
Fuel Filter In-line
Governor Centrifugal Mechanical Flyweight
Cooling System Air Intake
Air Cleaner Replaceable paper element
Lubrication System Type Full-Pressure
Oil Filter Full-flow
Ignition System Type Electronic
Spark Plug Champion RC12YC
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.040 (1.02)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 3.0 (11.5)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)

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

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

Transmission
Transmission Model Tuff Torq K62
Transmission Type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Number of Forward Gears Infinite
Number of Reverse Gears Infinite
Axle Shaft Size, in (mm) 1.0 (25.4)
Reduction Ratio 26.9:1
Speed Control System Foot Control
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 5.5 (8.8)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 3.0 (4.8)


Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 4x2 2WD
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Manual pinion and sector
Brakes Type Internal wet disc
Front Tire Size 15x6.00-6
Rear Tire Size 20x10.00-8

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 47.5 (1200)
Length, in (mm) 69.4 (1760)
Height, in (mm) 43.6 (1105)
Overall Width, in (mm) 36.8 (930)
Weight, lb (kg) 485 (220)

42" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Model John Deere 42C
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount
Number of Blades 2
Cutting Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.5-4.0 (38-102)
Cut Positions 13
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lb (kg) 82 (37)

48" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Model John Deere 48C
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount
Number of Blades 3
Cutting Width, in (mm) 48 (1215)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.5-4.0 (38-102)
Cut Positions 13
Deck Drive Belt
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lb (kg) 117 (53)

42" Snowblower
Snowblower Type Front-mount, single-stage
Clearing Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Overall Width, in (mm) 43.3 (1090)
Clearing Height, in (mm) 16.3 (410)
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lb (kg) 185 (83)

Front Blade
Blade Type Front-mount
Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Lift System Mechanical
Angle Manual

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