John Deere LX277

John Deere LX277The John Deere LX277 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere LX200-series. The John Deere LX277 garden tractor was produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) from 1999 to 2003. This tractor was available all-wheel steering version: LX277AWS.

The John Deere LX277 / LX277AWD lawn tractor used a V-twin 90° air-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion Kawasaki FH500V (94 cc, 30.15 cu-in) gasoline engine. The FH500V has vertical PTO shaft; V-twin 90° design with cast iron cylinder liners and overhead valves (OHV). The engine is equipped with float type carburetor with a fixed main jet and pulse type fuel pump. This engine uses a flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system; full pressure lubrication system with spin-on oil filter and paper element air cleaner with foam pre-cleaner.

It has a 68.0 mm (2.68 in) cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) piston stroke. Compression ratio rating is 8.5:1. The Kawasaki FH500V produced 17.0 HP (12.7 kW) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower and 37 Nm (3.8 kg·m; 27.3 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.

The John Deere LX277 is equipped with Tuff Torq K62 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse), internal wet disc brakes, and manual sector-and-pinion steering. This tractor used open operator station, independent PTO-shaft with electric clutch and 11.5 L (3.0 US gal) fuel tank for LX277 model and 10.4 L (2.75 US gal) for LX277AWS.

Following attachments are available for The JD LX277 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 48C – 1,210.0 mm (48 in) mower deck with 3-blade and manual lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 42C – 1,060.0 mm (42 in) mower deck with 2-blade and manual lift
  • Front-mount John Deere 1060.0 mm (42 in) blade with manual lift
  • Front-mount John Deere 1060.0 mm (42 in) single-stage snow blower

John Deere LX277 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere LX277
Length 1,762 mm (69.4 in)
Width 935 mm (36.8 in)
Height 1,107 mm (43.6 in)
Wheel base LX277: 1,200 mm (47.5 in)
LX277AWS: 1,2200 mm (48.3 in)
Weight LX277: 221 kg (487 lbs)
LX277AWS: 254 kg (560 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity LX277: 11.5 L (3.0 US gal)
LX277AWS: 10.4 L (2.75 US gal)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FH500V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 494 cc (30.15 cu-in)
Bore x stroke 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.68 x 2.68 in.)
Power output 17.0 HP (12.7 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 1.8 litre (1.9 US.qt.)
Spark plug CHAMPION: RCJ8Y; NGK: BPMR6A
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic transmission (Tuff Torq K62)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph)
Reverse: up to 4.8 kmh (3.0 mph)
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 LX277: 20×10.00-8
Lawn/turf LX277AWS: 20×10.00-10