John Deere 170

John Deere 170The John Deere 170 is a lawn and garden tractor with small single cylinder Kawasaki FC420V vertical engine 423 cc (25.81 cu-in) and Peerless 800 gear type transmission with five forward and one reverse gear. The John Deere 170 garden tractor was produced from 1989 to 1990.

The John Deere 170 tractor used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Kawasaki FC420V gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft. The FC420V engine has an OHV (overhead valve) design; cast-iron cylinder liner; reciprocating balancer; float type carburetor with fixed main jet; flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system; mechanical governor. An 89.0 mm (3.5 in) cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) piston stroke give the motor a total of 423 cc of displacement. Compression ratio rating is 8.4:1. The Kawasaki FC420V motor produced 14.0 HP (10.4 kW) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower and 30.6 Nm (3.12 kg·m; 22.58 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.

The John Deere 170 is equipped with gear type transmission (4×2 2WD), mechanical clutch, integral mechanical transmission disc brakes, and manual sector-and-pinion steering. This tractor used open operator station.

Following attachments are available for The John Deere 170 garden tractor:

  • John Deere mower deck – mid-mount 960.0 mm (38 in) mower deck with two blades and manual lift (Cutting height: 25—102 mm (1.00—4.00 in);
  • John Deere 2690M blade – front-mount 1060.0 mm (42 in) blade with manual lift;
  • John Deere 2640M snow blower – front-mount snow blower with 960.0 mm (38 in) clearing width and manual lift;

John Deere 170 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 170
Length 1,650 mm (65 in)
Width
Height 990 mm (39.3 in)
Wheel base 1,130 mm (44.7 in)
Dry weight 258 kg (570 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 8.3 L (2.2 gal)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FC420V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 423 cc (25.8 cu-in)
Bore x stroke 89.0 x 68.0 mm (3.5 x 2.68 in)
Power output 14.0 HP (10.4 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W30
Oil capacity 1.3 L (1.4 US. qt)
Spark plug NGK: BPR5ES; CHAMPION: RN11YC
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Gear transmission (Peerless 800)
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 7.9 kmh (4.9 mph)
Reverse: up to 3.7 kmh (2.3 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.1 L (2.3 pt)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
PTO Type: Front, independent with electric clutch
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.50-8