The John Deere LX289 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere LX200-series. The John Deere LX289 garden tractor was produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) from 2004 to 2005.
The John Deere LX289 lawn tractor used a V-twin 90° liquid-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion Kawasaki FD501V (437 cc, 26.67 cu-in) gasoline engine with vertical PTO-shaft The FD501V has OHV (overhead valve design); cast iron cylinder liners; horizontal draft type carburetor with fixed main jet; mechanical diaphragm type fuel pump; full transistor ignition system with fixed timing. The Kawasaki FD501V uses a full pressure lubrication system with spin-on oil filter and dual element air cleaner.
A 67.0 mm (2.64 in) cylinder bore and 62.0 mm (2.44 in) piston stroke give the motor a total of 437 cc of displacement. Compression ratio rating is 9.3:1. The Kawasaki FD501V produced 17.0 HP (12.6 kW) at 3,600 rpm.
The John Deere LX289 is equipped with Tuff Torq K62 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse), internal wet disc brakes, and open 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.
Following attachments are available for The JD LX289 garden tractor:
- Mid-mount John Deere 54C – 1,370.0 mm (54 in) mower deck with 3-blade and manual lift
- 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
John Deere LX289 Specifications
|Model||John Deere LX289|
|Length||1,700 mm (67 in)|
|Width||953 mm (37.5 in)|
|Height||1,110 mm (43.7 in)|
|Wheel base||1,245 mm (49 in)|
|Weight||222 kg (490 lbs)|
|Fuel tank capacity||11.5 L (3.0 US gal)|
|Engine model||Kawasaki FD501V|
|Displacement||437 cc (23.67 cu-in)|
|Bore x stroke||67.0 x 62.0 mm (2.64 x 2.44 in)|
|Power output||17.0 HP (12.6 kW) at 3,600 rpm|
|Starter type||Electric starter|
|Oil capacity||1.8 L (1.9 qt)|
|Coolant capacity||2.6 L (2.8 qt)|
|Spark plug||NGK: BMR6A;|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Hydrostatic transmission (Tuff Torq K62)|
|Gears||Infinite forward and reverse|
Forward: up to 9.7 kmh (6.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 5.1 kmh (3.2 mph)
|PTO type||Front, independent with electric clutch|
|Wheels and tires|
|Front tires||Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8|
|Rear tires||Lawn/turf: 22×11.00-10|