John Deere 56

John Deere 56The John Deere 56 is a riding lawn mower with small single cylinder Tecumseh V60 engine (221 cc, 13.5 cu-in) and belt-driven gear transmission with two or three forward and one reverse gear. The John Deere 56 lawn mower was produced from 1970 to 1974.

The John Deere 56 used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft and electric or recoil starter. The engine has a 66.7 mm (2.62 in) of the cylinder bore and 63.5 mm (2.5 in) of the piston stroke. The Tecumseh V60 engine produces 6.0 HP (4.5 kW).

The lawn tractor has 11×4.0-5 front tires and 4.8×4.0-8 rear tires. It has a 4×2 (2WD) chassis and a manual steering system. The transmission type is belt-driven gear transmission with two forward and one reverse gear (T2041) or three forward and one reverse gear (T2042).

The PTO is an independent middle PTO type with a mechanical clutch. The mower deck is a mid-mount type with one blade, and the deck size is 710 mm (28 in.). The mower deck height can be adjusted from 20 to 70 mm (1 to 3 in.). This lawn tractor also comes with a front-mount blade that has a width of 960 mm (38 in) and is manually lifted and angled.

John Deere 56 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 56
Wheel base
Dry weight 122 kg (270 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity
Battery 12V
Tires size
Front tires 11×4.0-5
Rear tires 4.8×4.0-8
Engine model Tecumseh V60
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 221 cc (13.5
Bore x stroke 66.7 x 63.5 mm (2.62 x 2.50 in)
Power output 6.0 HP (4.5 kW)
Starter type Recoil or electric starter
Oil type 10W30
Oil capacity 0.81 L
Spark plug Champion RJ8C
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Steering type Manual
Final drive Chain
Transmission type Belt-driven gear transmission
Gears Two forward and one reverse (T2041)
Tree forward and one reverse (T2042)
Ground speed
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Mid PTO type Independent with mechanical clutch
Mid PTO speed
Mower deck
Deck type Mid-mount mower deck with one blade
Deck size 710 mm (28 in.)
Height range 20-70 mm (1 to 3 in.)
Front-mount blade
Width 960 mm (38 in)
Lift type Manual
Angle type type Manual
ATTENTION! Dear visitors, this site is not a trading platform, an official dealer or a spare parts supplier, so we do not have any price lists, spare parts catalogs, service or owner manuals. We are an information portal and provide the technical specifications.

We try to use verified sources and official documentation, however, differences between sources or errors in entering information may occur. In addition, the characteristics may vary depending on the modification and market. We do not provide advice on technical issues related to the any operation or repair. We do not recommend using provided information for repairing or spare parts ordering, use only official service manuals and spare-parts catalogs.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.