John Deere GT262

John Deere GT262The John Deere GT262 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere GT-series. The John Deere GT262 garden tractor was produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) from 1992 to 1998.

The John Deere GT262 lawn tractor used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Kawasaki FC540V gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft. The FC540V engine has an OHV (overhead valve) design, cast-iron cylinder liner, reciprocating balancer, float type carburetor with fixed main jet, flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system, mechanical governor.

An 89.0 mm (3.5 in) cylinder bore and 86.0 mm (3.39 in) piston stroke give the motor a total of 535 cc (32.65 cu-in) of displacement. Compression ratio rating is 8.3:1. The Kawasaki FC540V motor produced 17.0 HP (12.7 kW) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower and 36.7 Nm (3.74 kg·m; 27.08 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.

The John Deere GT262 is equipped with Tuff Torq gear type transmission with six forward and one rear gear, internal wet disc brakes, and manual sector-and-pinion steering. This tractor used open operator station and 10.4 L (2.75 gallons) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for The John Deere GT262 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 1210.0 mm (48 in) mower deck
  • Front-mount John Deere 1060.0 mm (42 in) blade
  • Front-mount John Deere 960.0 mm (38 in) snow blower

John Deere GT262 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere GT262
Length 1,750 mm (69 in)
Width
Height 1,090 mm (43 in)
Wheel base 1,210 mm (47.7 in)
Weight 222 kg (490 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 10.4 L (2.75 gal)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FC540V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 535 cc (32.65 cu-in)
Bore x stroke 89.0 x 86.0 mm (3.5 x 3.39 in)
Power output 17.0 HP (12.7 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W30
Oil capacity 1.6 L (1.7 US. qt)
Spark plug NGK: BPR5ES; CHAMPION: RN11YC
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Gear transmission (Tuff Torq)
Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
PTO Type: Front, independent with electric clutch
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12