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Specifications


Engine

Model LX280, LX280AWS, LX289

Make Kawasaki

Engine Model Number: LX289 FD501V

Engine Model Number: LX280 and LX280AWS FH580V

Horsepower : LX289 12.7kW (17hp)

Horsepower:LX280 and LX280AWS 13.4 kW (18 hp)

Bore : LX289 67mm (2.64in.)

Bore:LX280 and LX280AWS 74mm (2.91in.)

Stroke : LX289 71.19mm (2.80in.)

Stroke:LX280 and LX280AWS 68mm (2.68in.)

Displacement : LX289 501 cm3 (30.6cu.in.)

Displacement:LX280 and LX280AWS 585 cm3 (35.7cu.in.)

Cylinders Two

Cycle Four

Cooling Type: LX280, LX280AWS Air

Cooling Type: LX289 Liquid

Oil Filter Replaceable Full Flow Filter

Air Cleaner Paper Element with Foam Precleaner

Spark Plug Gap

LX280, LX280AWS 1mm (0.040in.)

LX289 0.7mm (0.028in.)

Spark Plug Torque

LX280, LX280AWS 15Nm (133lb-in.)

LX289 17Nm (150lb-in.)

Ignition Coil Air Gap

LX280, LX280AWS 0.30mm (0.012in.)

LX289 Fixed Position

Valve Clearance (Intake and Exhaust)

LX280, LX280AWS 0.10 - 0.15mm (0.004 - 0.006in.)

Valve Clearance (Cold)

LX289 0.15mm (0.006in.)

Drivetrain

Transaxle Tuff Torq, Hydrostatic

Number of Speeds Variable

Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM

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

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

Battery

Voltage 12V

CCA 500amp

Reserve Capacity 85minutes

BCI Group Size 51

Tires

Front 16 x 6.50 - 8

Rear 22 x 11.00 - 10

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

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

Steering and Brakes

Steering Open Sector and Pinion

Brakes Internal Wet Disc

Capacities

Fuel Tank

LX280, LX289 11.5L (3.0gal)

LX280AWS 10.4L (2.75gal)

Coolant System (LX289 only) 2.6L (2.8qt)

Engine Oil (with filter)

LX280, LX280AWS, LX289 1.8L (1.9qt)

Dimensions

Wheelbase

LX280, LX289 124.5 cm (49 in.)

LX289AWS 122.7 cm (48.3 in.)

Overall Height

LX280; LX289 111 cm (43.7 in.)

LX280AWS 110.5 cm (43.5 in.)

Overall Length

LX280, LX289 170 cm (67 in)

LX280AWS 177.8 (70 in.)

Overall Width

LX280, LX289 95.3 cm (37.5 in.)

LX280AWS 97.3 cm (38.3 in.)

Weight

Net Weight (Without Mower or Fuel)

LX280 221kg (487lb)

LX280AWS 254kg (560lb)

LX289 222kg (490lb)

42 Inch Mulching Mower

Mower Type Mulch

Cutting Blades 2

Mower Weight 42kg (92.5lb)

Blade Bolt Torque 62Nm (46lb-ft)

Cutting Width 106.7cm (42in.)

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

Height Adjustment 13-Position, 6.35mm (1/4in.) Increments

42 Inch Mower

Mower Type Mulch, Bag or Side Discharge

Cutting Blades 2

Mower Weight 37kg (82lb)

Blade Bolt Torque 75Nm (55lb-ft)

Cutting Width 106.7cm (42in.)

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

Height Adjustment 13-Position, 6.35mm (1/4in.) Increments

48 Inch Mower

Mower Type Mulch, Bag or Side Discharge

Cutting Blades 3

Mower Weight 53kg (117lb)

Blade Bolt Torque 68Nm (50lb-ft)

Cutting Width 121.9cm (48in.)

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

Height Adjustment 13-Position, 6.35mm (1/4in.) Increments

54 Inch Mower

Mower Type Mulch, Bag or Side Discharge

Cutting Blades 3

Mower Weight 67kg (148lb)

Blade Bolt Torque 68Nm (50lb-ft)

Cutting Width 137.2cm (54in.)

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

Height Adjustment 13-Position, 6.35mm (1/4in.) Increments

Recommended Lubricants

Engine Oil TURF-GARD or PLUS-4

Transmission Oil SAE 5W30

Grease John Deere Multi-Purpose SD Polyurea Grease

John Deere Multi-Purpose HD Lithium Complex Grease

John Deere Moly High Temperature EP Grease