John Deere S240

John Deere S240The John Deere S240 is a lawn and garden tractor. The John Deere S240 garden tractor has been produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) since 2015.

The John Deere S240 used a 90 degrees V-twin design Kawasaki FS600V (603 cc, 36.8 cu.in.) engine with vertical PTO shaft. This engine has overhead V-valves, cast iron cylinder liners, and a spherical combustion chamber. The engine is equipped with the electronic spark ignition system, internally vented carburetor with fuel shut-off solenoid, rotating grass chopper screen, integrated clean out ports. The motor uses a high-performance lubrication system and dual-element air filter. It has a 73.0 mm (2.87 in) cylinder bore and 72.0 mm (2.83 in) piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 8.1:1. This engine produced 18.8 PS (13.8 kW; 18.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower.

The John Deere S240 is equipped with the Tuff Torq K46DP belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse) and manual steering. This tractor used open operator station, independent PTO-shaft with electric clutch and 9.0 L (2.4 US gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for The John Deere S240 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 42 Edge – 1,060 mm (42 in) mower deck with 2-blade and manual lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 48 Edge – 1,220 mm (48 in) mower deck with 3-blade and manual lift
  • Front-mount blade – 1,160 mm (46 in) with manual lift
  • Front-mount snow blower – 1,110 mm (44 in) dual-stage with manual lift

John Deere S240 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere S240
Length 1,910 mm (75.2 in)
Width 1,396 mm (55 in)
Height 1,147 mm (45 in)
Wheel base 1,240 mm (48.9 in)
Weight 208 kg (459 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 9.0 L (2.4 US gal)
Battery 12V
Engine Kawasaki FS600V
Engine model FS600V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 603 cc (36.8 cu.in.)
Bore x stroke 73.0 x 72.0 mm (2.87 x 2.83 in.)
Power output 18.8 PS (13.8 kW; 18.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 1.7 L (1.8 qt)
Spark plug NGK: BPR4ES
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic transmission (Tuff Torq K46DP)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph)
Reverse: up to 5.1 kmh (3.2 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: 20×10.00-8