John Deere X540

John Deere X540The John Deere X540 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere X-series. The John Deere X540 garden tractor was produced from 2006 to 2014.

This tractor used the Kawasaki FD731V vertical engine. The Kawasaki FD731V is a 675 cc, 41.20 cu-in V-twin 90° liquid-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion small gasoline motor with a vertical shaft. The FD731V has OHV (overhead V-valves) design; cast-iron cylinder liners; twin-barrel, internally vented carburetor with fuel shut-off solenoid; electronic spark ignition system. It has a 72.5 mm (2.85 in) cylinder bore and 76 mm (2.99 in) piston stroke. Compression ratio rating is 8.5:1. The Kawasaki FD731V produced 26 HP (19.4 kW) at 3,600 rpm.

The John Deere X540 lawn tractor is equipped with the Kanzaki K72A hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse), foot-activated differential lock, and power steering. This tractor used open operator station, independent PTO-shaft with electric clutch and 18.9 L (5.0 US gal.) fuel tank.

The John Deere X540 garden tractor used mid-mount John Deere 54X (Edge Xtra Mower) – 1,370 mm (54 in) mower deck with 3-blade and with a hydraulic lift.

John Deere X540 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere X540
Length 2,010 mm (79 in)
Width 1,040 mm (41 in)
Height 1,220 mm (48 in)
Wheel base 1,300 mm (51.2 in)
Weight (without mower deck) 327 kg (721 lb)
Fuel tank capacity 18.9 L (5.0 US gal)
Battery 12V
Engine Kawasaki
Engine model FD731V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 675 cc (41.20 cu.in.)
Bore x stroke 72.5 x 76.0 mm (2.85 x 2.99 in.)
Power output 26 HP (19.4 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 2.3 L (2.4 US.qt.)
Spark plug NGK: BPR2ES
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic transmission (Kanzaki K72A)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 11.0 kmh (7.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 6.4 kmh (4.0 mph)
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires HDAP/turf: 24×12.00-12