John Deere

OMM142612

Issue C0

LX255, LX277, LX277AWS, LX279, and LX288

Lawn Tractors

PIN (010101 -)

Introduction

Product Identification

Safety

Operating

Replacement Parts

Service Intervals

Service Lubrication

Service Engine

Service Transmission

Service Electrical

Service Miscellaneous

Troubleshooting

Storage

Assembly

Specifications

Specifications

Recommended Lubricants

Warranty

John Deere Quality Statement

Service Record

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Specifications


Specifications

Engine: Model LX255

Model Kohler

Engine Model Number CV15S-41571

Horsepower 11.2 kW (15 hp)

Cylinders One

Cycle Four

Speed, Fast Idle 3425 rpm

Speed, Slow Idle 1775 rpm

Cooling Type Air

Oil Filter Replaceable Full Flow Filter

Air Cleaner Paper Element with Foam Precleaner

Spark Plug Gap 1 mm (0.040 in)

Spark Plug Torque 40 Nm (30 lb-ft)

Engine: Model LX277, LX277AWS, and LX279

Model Kawasaki

Engine Model Number:

Model LX277 and LX277AWS FH500V

Model LX279 FD501V

Horsepower 12.7 kW (17 hp)

Cylinders Two

Cycle Four

Speed, Fast Idle: Model LX277 3400 rpm

Speed, Fast Idle: Model LX279 3625 rpm

Speed, Slow Idle: Model LX277 1625 rpm

Speed, Slow Idle: Model LX279 1700 rpm

Cooling Type LX277 and LX277AWS Air

Cooling Type LX279 Liquid

Oil Filter Replaceable Full Flow Filter

Air Cleaner Paper Element with Foam Precleaner

Spark Plug Gap: Model LX277 and LX277AWS 1 mm (0.040 in)

Spark Plug Gap: Model LX279 0.7 mm (0.028 in)

Spark Plug Torque: Model LX277 and LX277AWS 15 Nm (11 lb-ft)

Spark Plug Torque: Model LX279 20 Nm (15 lb-ft)

Engine: Model LX288

Model Briggs and Stratton Vanguard

Engine Model Number DBS18- 350777

Horsepower 13.4 kW (18 hp)

Cylinders Two

Cycle Four

Speed, Fast Idle 3450 rpm

Speed, Slow Idle 1600 rpm

Cooling Type Air

Oil Filter Replaceable Full Flow Filter

Air Cleaner Paper Element with Foam Precleaner

Spark Plug Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in)

Spark Plug Torque 20 Nm (15 lb-ft)

Fuel System

Fuel See Filling Fuel Tank in the Service-Miscellaneous section.

Fuel Filter Replaceable, in-line

Drive Train

Transaxle Tuff Torq

Number of Speeds Hydrostatic, Variable Speed

Travel Speeds

Forward 0-8.8 km/h ( 0-5.5 mph)

Reverse 0-4.8 km/h (0-3 mph)

Electrical System

Charging System Flywheel alternator

Ignition Electronic

Starter Solenoid-shift

Battery

Voltage 12 volt

CCA 500 amp

Reserve Capacity 90 minutes

BCI Group Size 51

Tires / Wheels

Front 15 x 6.00-6

Rear 20 x 10.00-8

Inflation Front (Maximum) 70 - 97 kPa (10 -14 psi)

Inflation Rear (Maximum) 56 - 70 kPa (8 - 10 psi)

Steering and Brakes

Brakes Internal Wet Disc

Steering Open Sector and Pinion

Dimensions

Overall Height 1107 mm (43.6 in)

Overall Width 935 mm (36.8 in)

Overall Length 1762 mm (69.4 in)

Net Weight (Without Deck or Fuel):

LX255 219 kg (483 lbs)

LX277 221 kg (487 lbs)

LX277AWS 254 kg (560 lbs)

LX279 222 kg (490 lbs)

LX288 221 kg (487 lbs)

Capacities

Fuel Tank:

LX255, LX277, LX279 and LX288 11.5 L (3.0 gal)

LX277AWS 10.4 L (2.75 gal)

Engine Oil (With Filter):

LX255, LX277, LX277AWS and LX279 1.8 L (1.9 qt)

LX288 1.7 L (1.75 qt)

Coolant System (LX279 Only) 2.6 L (2.8 qt)

Recommended Lubricants

Engine Oil John Deere PLUS-4

Transmission Oil SAE 10W30

Engine Coolant (Model LX179 Only) Ethylene Glycol Base

Grease:

John Deere MOLY HIGH TEMPERATURE EP GREASE

John Deere HIGH TEMPERATURE EP GREASE

John Deere GREASE GARDTM

(Specifications and design subject to change without notice.)