John Deere 317

John Deere 317The John Deere 317 is a 2WD lawn tractor from the 300 series. This tractor was manufactured by the John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1979 to 1983. The JD 317 lawn tractor is equipped with a 0.7 L two-cylinder gasoline engine and hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The John Deere 317 lawn tractor used the Kolher KT17QS engine. It is a 0.7 L, 691 cm2, (42.2 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 79.4 mm (3.13 in) of the cylinder bore and 69.8 mm (2.75 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum output power.

The JD 317 is equipped with manual steering, differential mechanical shoe brakes, 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 317 lawn tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 46 in (1,160 mm) mower deck
  • Mid-mount John Deere 48 in (1,210 mm) mower deck
  • Mid-mount John Deere 50 in (1,270 mm) mower deck

John Deere 317 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 317
Length 1,750 mm (68.9 in)
Width 1,070 mm (42.1 in)
Height 1,110 mm (43.7 in)
Wheel base 1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Weight 317 kg (699 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 Kolher KT17QS
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.7 L, 691 cm2, (42.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 79.4 mm X 69.8 mm (3.13 in X 2.75 in)
Horsepower 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type API: SF or SG; SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.5 US. qt, 1.2 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RBL15Y
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Differential mechanical shoe
Transmission model Sundstrand Series 15 Model 90
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 10.5 kmh (6.5 mph) Reverse: 5.6 (3.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 4.7 L (1.2 US. gal, 1 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO spped