John Deere

OMGX10782

Issue H0

Sabre Lawn Tractors

1438GS, 1438HS, 1542HS,

PIN (020001 -)

1742GS, 1742HS and 2046HV

PIN (010001 -)

Introduction

Product Identification

Safety

Operating

Replacement Parts

Service Intervals

Service Lubrication

Service Engine

Service Steering and Brakes

Service Mower

Service Electrical

Service Miscellaneous

Troubleshooting

Storage

Assembly

Specifications

Gear Models 1438GS and 1742GS

Automatic Models 1438HS, 1542HS, and 1742HS

Automatic Model 2046HS

Electrical System (All Models)

Capacities

Dimensions (All Models)

Tires (All Models)

Mower Deck (38-Inch)

Mower Deck (42-Inch)

Mower Deck (46-Inch)

Recommended Lubricants

Warranty

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Service Record

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Specifications


Gear Models 1438GS and 1742GS

Engine Manufacturer Briggs and Stratton

1438GS Horsepower 10.8 kW (14.5 hp)

1742GS Horsepower 12.7 kW (17 hp)

Displacement 465 cc (28.4 cu.in.)

Spark Plug-Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Cylinders One

Oil Filter None

Air Filter Paper with Foam

Transmission Gear Transaxle

Transaxle Manufacturer Dana 4360

Travel Speeds 5

Gear Speed Range

1st 2.4 km/h (1.5 mph)

2nd 3.2 km/h (2.0 mph)

3rd 5.0 km/h (3.1 mph)

4th 6.4 km/h (4.0 mph)

5th 8.0 km/h (5.0 mph)

Reverse 3.7 km/h (2.3 mph)

Automatic Models 1438HS, 1542HS, and 1742HS

Engine Manufacturer Briggs & Stratton

Horsepower (1438HS) 10.8 kW (14.5 hp)

Horsepower (1542HS) 11.6 kW (15.5 hp)

Horsepower (1742HS) 12.7 kW (17 hp)

Displacement 465 cc (28.4 cu.in.)

Spark Plug-Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Cylinders One

Oil Filter (1742HS Only) Yes

Air Filter Paper with Foam

Transmission Hydrostatic

Transaxle Manufacturer Tuff Torq K51

Travel Speed - Forward 0 - 9.3 km/h (0 - 5.8 mph)

Travel Speed - Reverse 0 - 4.7 km/h (0 - 2.9 mph)

Automatic Model 2046HS

Engine Manufacturer Briggs & Stratton

Horsepower (SAE1349) 14.9 kW (20 hp)

Displacement 656 cc (40.0 cu.in.)

Spark Plug-Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Cylinders Two

Oil Filter Yes

Air Filter Dry, Replaceable Foam

Transmission Hydrostatic

Transaxle Manufacturer Tuff Torq K51

Travel Speed - Forward 0 - 8.5 km/h (0 - 5.3 mph)

Travel Speed - Reverse 0 - 4.7 km/h (0 - 2.9 mph)

Electrical System (All Models)

Charging System Dual Circuit AC/DC

Charging System Capacity 2-4 Amp

Battery Voltage 12 Volts

Battery Type BCI Group U1

Battery CCA 190 Amp

Capacities

Models 1438GS and 1742GS

Crankcase without oil filter 1.4 L (1 1/2 qt.)
Fuel 4.7 L (1.25 Gal)

Models 1438HS, 1542HS, and 1742HS

Crankcase without oil filter 1.4 L (1 1/2 qt.)
Crankcase with oil filter 1.7 L (1 3/4 qt.)
Fuel 4.7 L (1.25 Gal)

Model 2046HS

Crankcase without oil filter 1.8 L (1.75 qt.)
Crankcase with oil filter 1.9 L (2 qt.)
Fuel 4.7 L (1.25 Gal)

Dimensions (All Models)

Height 98 cm (38.6 in)

Length (Overall) 152.4 cm (60 in)

Width (Overall) 91 cm (36 in)

Weight: 1438GS, 1438HS, 1742GS, and 1742HS 176 kg (388 lb)

Weight: 1542HS 179 kg (396 lb)

Weight: 2046HS 184 kg (406 lb)

Tires (All Models)

Size (Front) 15 x 6.50 - 6

Size (Rear) 20 x 10.0 - 8

Size (Rear) 20 x 8.0 - 8

Tire Pressure (Front) 97 kPa (14 psi)

Tire Pressure (Rear) 69 kPa (10 psi)

Mower Deck (38-Inch)

Blades-Rotary 2

Blade Bolt Torque 56 Nm (41 lb-ft.)

Cutting Height-Approx. 25-102 mm (1-4 in.)

Cutting Width 965 mm (38 in.)

Mower Deck (42-Inch)

Blades-Rotary 2

Blade Bolt Torque 56 Nm (41 lb-ft.)

Cutting Height-Approx. 25-102 mm (1-4 in.)

Cutting Width 1067 mm (42 in.)

Mower Deck (46-Inch)

Blades-Rotary 3

Blade Bolt Torque 56 Nm (41 lb-ft.)

Cutting Height-Approx. 25-102 mm (1-4 in.)

Cutting Width 1168 mm (46 in.)

Recommended Lubricants

Engine Oil API Service Classification SG or SF

Grease SAE Multi-Purpose EP Grease

(Specifications and design subject to change without notice.)