John Deere 312

John Deere 312The John Deere 312 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the 300 series. This tractor was manufactured by the John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1977 to 1978. The John Deere 312 is equipped with a 0.5 L single-cylinder gasoline engine and shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The John Deere 312 garden tractor used the Kohler K301AQS engine. It is a 0.5 L, 476 cm2, (29.0 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 85.7 mm (3.37 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.6 mm (3.25 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,500 rpm of maximum output power.

The John Deere 312 is equipped with manual steering, open operator station and 17.0 liters (4.5 US gal.; 3.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere 312 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 38 in (960 mm) mower deck
  • Mid-mount John Deere 46 in (1,160 mm) mower deck

John Deere 312 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 312
Length
Width
Height
Wheel base
Weight 344 kg (758 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 17.0 liters (4.5 US gal.; 3.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler K301AQS
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 476 cm2, (29.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 85.7 mm X 82.6 mm (3.37 in X 3.25 in)
Horsepower 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type API SF or SG
Spark plug Champion RH10
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model Sundstrand 15
Transmission type Shaft-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf:
Rear tires Lawn/turf: