John Deere S240 Lawn Tractor with 42-in. Deck

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  • Two side-by-side forward and reverse pedals
  • Wide, welcoming operator station
  • Cool and comfortable 15-in (38 cm) open, high-back seat
  • Powerful V-Twin Engine
  • Tested and proven 42-in. (106.7-cm) Edge Cutting System
Key Specs:
Engine power18.5 hp
13.8 kW
Engine manufacturer/modelFS600V
Transaxle typeK46 hydrostatic integrated with transaxle
Transaxle controlTwo-pedal foot-controlled hydrostatic
Rear tires20x10-8
Steering typeSector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Lift system typeLever on fender deck
Cutting widthEdge™ mower deck, 42 in.
107 in.
U.S. warranty3-year/200-hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)
Engine:
Power18.5 hp
13.8 kW
Displacement36.8 cu in.
603 cc
Manufacturer/modelFS600V
TypeOverhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
CylindersV-twin, cast-iron liners
GovernorMechanical
Choke/speed controlSeparate levers, automatic choke return
Cooling methodAir
Air cleanerDry, replaceable with foam precleaner
Oil drainNo tools
Fuel system:
TypeGasoline
Fuel deliveryPulse pump and carburetor
Fuel gaugeMechanical, viewable from seat
Fuel tank locationRear
Fuel fill openingCenter, 1.75 in.
4.45 cm
Fuel tank capacity2.4 U.S. gal.
9.1 L
Electrical system:
Battery12 V
195 CCA
Charging systemFlywheel alternator, regulated, 15 amp
Engine starterBendix type
HourmeterYes, with service reminder
HeadlightsTwo standard, incandescent
Taillights or reflectorReflectors
Backup lightsNo
Rear work lightsNo
12-V outletOptional
Transaxle:
TypeK46 hydrostatic integrated with transaxle
ControlTwo-pedal foot-controlled hydrostatic
Cruise controlStandard
Oil coolerFins and fan on transaxle
Oil filterYes, internal, not replaceable
Differential lockNo
Forward speed0-5.5 mph
0-8.9 km/h
Reverse speed0-3.2 mph
0-5.1 km/h
BrakesInternal wet disk
Chassis:
FrameFull-length welded steel
Primer/paintE-coat/powder
Weight bracketOptional rear
Receiver hitchNo
Front axleCast iron front axle, front wheel ball bearings
Spindle bushingsNo
Front tires15x6-6
Rear tires20x10-8
Hood materialJD Loy, UV resistant
Fender deck materialStamped steel
Floor matsYes, with debris removing channels
StorageStorage tray with cover
Service interval decalYes
Fender handles/gripsHandgrips
Cup holderYes
Equipment mountingCargO Mount™ system
Steering:
TypeSector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
Four-wheel steerNot available on this model
Steering wheelDeluxe, diameter - 14 in.
35.6 cm
Tilt steering wheelNo
Turning radius18 in.
45.7 cm
Uncut circle radius25 in.
63.5 cm
Seat:
TypeOpen-back design with grasp
Seat back height15 in.
38.1 cm
ArmrestsNo
Fore-aft adjustmentWhile seated, 5.5 in.
14 cm
Seat suspensionTilt, two rubber isolators
Lift system:
TypeLever on fender deck
Hydraulic outletsNo
Mower cut height13 positions, 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut heightNo
Mower deck:
TypeSide discharge
Cutting widthEdge™ mower deck, 42 in.
107 cm
ConstructionStamped steel deck shell
Mower deck materialSteel, 13 gauge
0.09 in.
2.3 mm
Mower wash portYes
Mower drive systemElectric power take-off (PTO) clutch
Mower wheelsTwo
Mower wheel adjustmentOne bolt
Mower level adjustmentEasy-level deck
Mower attachability:
TypeSlide under tractor
Front draft armsOne spring clip
Rear draft armsTwo spring clips
Mower wheels rotateNo
Drive systemSingle belt
Safety:
Meets ANSI standardYes
Meets OPEI standardYes
Backup protectionReverse Implement Option (RIO)
Safety videoYes
Buyer's notes:
NotesJD Loy hood resists fading, won't rust or dent
Durable primer and powder paint finish
Large, 14-in. (36-cm) steering wheel for more comfortable operation
Warranty3-year/200-hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)
Optional equipment:
MowersStandard, 42 in.
107 cm
Rear bagger2-bag, 6.5 bu
229 L
Mulching systemMulch cover or high-performance plug
Front blade46 in.
116.8 cm
Snow blowerTwo-stage, 44 in.
111.8 cm
SprayerTow-behind only, 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Tow-behind only, 25 U.S. gal.
94.6 L
SpreaderTow-behind only, 125 lb
57.7 kg
Tow-behind only, 175 lb
79.4 kg
Front bumperStandard two-bar styled front bumper
Weather protectionSnow cab
Bucket holderYes, single bucket
Grass stripingLawn striping kit
Tow-behind tools16
Dimensions:
Height44.6 in.
113.2 cm
Overall length75.1 in.
191 cm
Wheelbase48.9 in.
124.2 cm
Width with mower54.9 in.
139 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage)44.8 in.
114 cm
Weight458 lb
208 kg

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