John Deere 445

John Deere 445The John Deere 445 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the 400 series of the John Deere lawn tractors. It has a V-twin 90° liquid-cooled 4-stroke Kawasaki FD620D (617 cc, 37.7) horizontal PTP-shaft engine and hydrostatic transmission. The John Deere 445 garden tractor was manufactured in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1992 to 2001.

The John Deere 445 tractor used a V-twin 90° liquid-cooled four-stroke Kawasaki FD620D-AS01 gasoline engine with horizontal PTO shaft. The FD620D-AS01 has an OHV (overhead valve design); cast iron cylinder liners; multi-port digital fuel injection; high-pressure transistorized fuel pump; flywheel magneto transistor ignition system; mechanical governor; low tone muffler and compact electronic control unit.

Bore and stroke are 76.0 mm (2.99 in) and 68.0 mm (2.68 in), respectively. The compression ratio rating is 10.3:1. The Kawasaki FD620D-AS01 develops 22.0 HP (16.4 kW) at 3,500 rpm of maximum horsepower.

The John Deere 445 lawn tractor is equipped with Tuff Torq K91 hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse gears), power steering (four-wheel steering was available as an option) and wet disc brakes. This tractor used an open operator station. The JD 445 also features an electric starter, independent front and rear PTO-shafts with a hydraulic clutch and a 6.5-gallon (24.6 L) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for The JD 445 tractor:

  • John Deere 60-inch mower deck – mid-mount 60-inch (1520.0 mm) deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
  • John Deere 54-inch mower deck – mid-mount 54-inch (1370.0 mm) deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
  • John Deere 48-inch mower deck – mid-mount 48-inch (1210.0 mm) deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
  • John Deere 44-inch mower deck – mid-mount 44-inch (1110.0 mm) deck with hydraulic lift
  • John Deere blade – front-mount 1370.0 mm (54 in) blade with manual lift;
  • John Deere snow blower – front-mount 1160.0 mm (46 in) single-stage snow blower with hydraulic lift;
  • John Deere snow blower – front-mount 1190.0 mm (47 in) dual-stage snow blower with hydraulic lift;

John Deere 445 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 445
Length 1,905 mm (75 in)
Width Narrow Position w/23-inch tires: 1,138 mm (45 in)
Wide Position w/23-inch tires 1,195 mm (47 in)
26-inch tires: 1,250 mm (49 in)
Height With 23-inch tires: 1,270 mm (50.0 in)
With 26-inch tires: 1,308 mm (51.5 in)
Wheel base All Wheel Steer: 1,255 mm (49.4 in)
Two Wheel Steer: 1,280 mm (50.4 in)
Weight 370 kg (815 lb)
Fuel tank capacity 24.6 L (6.5 gal)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FD620D-AS01
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 617 cc (37.7 cu-in)
Bore x stroke 76.0 x 68.0 mm (2.99 x 2.68 in)
Power output 22 HP (16.4 kW) at 3,500 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 1.5 L (3.17 US pt)
Coolant capacity 2.8 L (3 qts)
Spark plug NGK: BPR2ES;
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic (Tuff Torq K91)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 13.7 kmh (8.5 mph)
Reverse: up to 6.8 kmh (4.3 mph)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
PTO Type: Front, independent with hydraulic clutch
Rear, independent with hydraulic clutch
PTO Speed: Front: 2000 rpm
Rear: 540 rpm
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 26×12.00-12