John Deere LX186

John Deere LX186The John Deere LX186 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere LX100-series. The John Deere LX186 garden tractor was produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) from 1991 to 1992.

The John Deere LX186 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 LX186 is equipped with Tuff Torq K61 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse), external band brakes, and manual sector-and-pinion steering. This tractor used open operator station, independent PTO-shaft with electric clutch and 9.5 L (2.5 US gal) fuel tank and mid-mount John Deere 1,201 mm (48 in) mower deck with 3-blade and manual lift.

John Deere LX186 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere LX186
Length 1,680 mm (66.1 in)
Width 1,504 mm (59.2 in)
Height 1,020 mm (40.2 in)
Wheel base 1,165 mm (45.9 in)
Weight 268 kg (590 lb)
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 L (2.5 US 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 1.5 L (3.2 US. pt)
Spark plug NGK: BPR5ES; CHAMPION: RN11YC
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic transmission (Tuff Torq K61)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph)
Reverse: up to 4.0 kmh (2.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 3.4 L (3.6 qts)
PTO-shaft
PTO type Front, independent with electric clutch
PTO speed 3,600
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20×10.00-8