John Deere GT245

John Deere GT245The John Deere GT245 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere GT-series. The John Deere GT245 garden tractor was produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) from 2002 to 2005.

The John Deere GT245 Kawasaki FH601V gasoline engine. It is a 675 cc, (41.2 cu-in) V-twin 90° air-cooled four-stroke engine with a vertical PTO shaft. The engine is equipped with twin barrel, float type carburetor with fixed main jet; pulse type fuel pump and flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system. Cylinder bore and piston stroke are 72.5 mm (2.85 in) and 76.0 mm (2.99 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 8.1:1. The Kawasaki FH601V produced 20.0 HP (14.9 kW) at 3,600 rpm and 50.2 Nm (5.1 kg·m; 37.0 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.

The John Deere GT245 is equipped with Tuff Torq K71 hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse gears), wet disc brakes, and manual sector-and-pinion steering. This lawn tractor used open operator station and 10.4 L (2.75 gallons) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for The John Deere GT245 garden tractor:

  • John Deere 54-inch mower deck – mid-mount 54-inch deck (1370.0 mm) deck with 3-blades;
  • John Deere 48-inch mower deck – mid-mount 48-inch deck (1210.0 mm) deck with 3-blades;
  • John Deere 44-inch mower deck – mid-mount 44-inch deck (1110.0 mm) deck with 3-blade;
  • John Deere 42-inch mower deck – mid-mount 42-inch deck (1060.0 mm) deck with 2-blade;
  • John Deere blade – front-mount 1160.0 mm (46 in) blade with manual lift;
  • John Deere snow blower – front-mount single-stage snow blower with 1060.0 mm (42 in) clearing width and manual lift;

John Deere GT245 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere GT245
Length 1,80 mm (72 in)
Width Narrow spacing: 990 mm (39 in)
Wide spacing: 1,050 mm (41.5 in)
Height 1,190 mm (47 in)
Wheel base
Weight 265 kg (585 lbs) – shiping
Fuel tank capacity 10.4 L (2.75 gal)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FH601V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 675 cc (41.2 cu-in)
Bore x stroke 72.5 x 76.0 mm (2.85 x 2.99 in)
Power output 20.0 HP (14.9 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W30
Oil capacity 1.8 L (1.9 US.qt.)
Spark plug NGK: BPR4ES;
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic transmission (Tuff Torq K71)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 11.3 kmh (7.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 6.4 kmh (4.0 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 4.4 L (4.6 qts)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
PTO Type: Front, independent with electric clutch
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.5-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12