John Deere 400

John Deere 400The John Deere 400 is a 2WD garden and lawn tractor from the 400 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1975 to 1983. The JD 400 is equipped with a 0.9 L V-twin gasoline engine and shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite (2-range) forward and reverse gears.

The John Deere 400 garden tractor used the Kohler KQ532 engine. It is a 0.9 L, 879 cm2, (53.6 cu·in) V-twin natural aspirated gasoline engine with 86.0 mm (3.39 in) of the cylinder bore and 76.0 mm (2.99 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 20.1 PS (14.8 kW; 19.8 HP) at 3,500 rpm of maximum output power.

The John Deere 400 is equipped with power steering, 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 400 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 60 in (1,520 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 54 in (1,370 mm) blade
  • Front-mount John Deere 46 in (1,160 mm) single-stage snowblower with hydraulic lift
  • John Deere 20 loader
  • John Deere 430 backhoe

John Deere 400 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 400
Length 1,930 mm (76 in)
Width 1,240 mm (48.8 in)
Height 1,,110 mm (43.7 in)
Wheel base 1320 mm (52 in)
Weight 442 kg (974 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 KQ532
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.9 L, 879 cm2, (53.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 86.0 mm X 76.0 mm (3.39 in X 2.99 in)
Horsepower 20.1 PS (14.8 kW; 19.8 HP) at 3,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 2.8 L (2.96 US. qt, 2.46 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Mechanical shoe
Transmission model Sundstrand
Transmission type Shaft-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite (2-range) forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 17.4 kmh (10.8 mph) Reverse: 6.4 (4 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 5.2 L (1.4 US. gal, 1.1 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 26×12.00-12
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with mechanical clutch
Front PTO spped
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO spped