John Deere LX288

John Deere LX288The John Deere LX288 is a 2WD lawn tractor from the LX200 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1999 to 2003.

The John Deere LX288 garden tractor is equipped with one of two engines: the Briggs & Stratton Vanguard DBS18-35077, 0.6 L (34.7 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine (from 1999 to 2002) or the Kawasaki FH580V, 0.6 L (35.7 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine (during 2003) and a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Briggs & Stratton Vanguard DBS18-35077. It is a 0.6 L, 569 cm2, (34.7 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 72.0 mm (2.83 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) at 3,450 rpm of output power.
  • Kawasaki FH580V. It is a 0.6 L, 585 cm2, (35.7 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 74.0 mm (2.91 in) and the piston stroke is 68.0 mm (2.68 in). This engine produced 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) at 3,350 rpm of output power.

The John Deere LX288 is equipped with manual steering, mechanical wet disc brakes, open operator station, and 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere LX288 lawn tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 42C: 42 in (1,060 mm) mower deck with 2-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 48C: 48 in (1,210 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 54C: 54 in (1,370 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Front-mount John Deere: 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount John Deere: 42 in (1,060 mm) single-stage snowblower with manual lift

John Deere LX288 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere LX288
Length 1,760 mm (69.3 in)
Width 930 mm (36.6 in)
Height 1,100 mm (43.3 in)
Wheel base 1,200 mm (47.2 in)
Weight 220 kg (485 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA 500A, Group 51
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Briggs & Stratton Vanguard DBS18-35077
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, V-twin
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.6 L, 569 cm2, (34.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 72.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.83 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) at 3,450 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity: 1.7 L (1.8 US. qt, 1.5 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RC12YC
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FH580V
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, V-twin
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.6 L, 585 cm2, (35.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 74.0 mm X 68.0 mm (2.91 in X 2.68 in)
Horsepower 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) at 3,350 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity: 1.5 L (1.6 US. qt, 1.3 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Mechanical wet disc
Transmission model Tuff Torq K62
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph) Reverse: 4.8 (3 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2.5 L (0.7 US. gal, 0.5 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20×10.00-8
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed