John Deere WG48A Commercial Walk-Behind Mower

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Equipped with 32-, 36-, 48-, 52-, and 54-inch mower decks and powerful engines, the John Deere commercial walk-behind mowers offer the heavy-duty features to withstand tough commercial applications.

  • Powerful air-cooled engine
  • Pistol-grip controls
  • Five-speed gearbox
  • 7-gauge fabricated fixed mower deck
Key Specs:
Engine manufacturer/model FS481V
Engine power 14.5 hp
10.8 kW
Fuel tank capacity 5.8 U.S. gal.
21.9 L
Mower deck Size Floating style: 48 in.
122 cm
Blade tip speed Approximately 18,000 fpm
5,486 m/min
Transmission Five-speed gear
Speed range Forward: 0-5.4 mph
0-8.7 km/h
Reverse: 0-2.7 mph
0-4.3 km/h
Drive wheels 13x6.5-6
Caster wheels 9x3.5-4, flat free
Warranty 24 month, single source commercial
Engine:
Manufacturer/model FS481V
Power 14.5 hp
10.8 kW
Displacement 36.8 cu in.
603 cc
Cylinders Two
Crankcase capacity 1.8 U.S. qt
1.7 L
Operating speed 3,600 rpm
Idle Speed 1,500 rpm
Ignition/Starter Electronic/recoil start
Valving Overhead valves
Oil filter Standard
Lubrication Full pressure
Governor Flyweight all speed governor
Hourmeter Standard, digital
Cooling system Air cooled
Air cleaner Dual element
Muffler Low tone
Fuel System:
Fuel type Gasoline
Fuel tank capacity 5.8 U.S. gal.
21.9 L
Fuel pump Pulse
Fuel delivery system Carburetor
Fuel tank switch/Shut off valve Shut off valve
Fuel pickup Top draw
Electrical System:
Ignition Electronic spark
Hourmeter Standard, digital
Operator presence starting system Standard
Drivetrain:
Transmission Five-speed gear
Shift mechanism Manual
Tires:
Drive wheels 13x6.5-6
Caster wheels 9x3.5-4, flat free
Shift mechanism Manual
Travel Speed:
Forward speeds Five
Reverse speeds One
Speed range Forward, 0-5.4 mph
0-8.7 km/h
Reverse, 0-2.7 mph
0-4.3 km/h
Brakes:
Type Mechanical lever to engage brake
Dimensions:
Height 43 in.
109.2 cm
Length with deck 77 in.
195.5 cm
Width 60.8 in.
154 cm
Weight 558 lb
253.1 kg
Mower Decks:
Size Material
Fabricated steel: 7 gauge
0.18 in.
4.6 mm
Blades
Three
Blade drive
Belt
Blade tip speed
Approximately 18,000 fpm
5,486 m/min
Cutting height
1.5-4.75 in.
3.8-12.1 cm
Width (chute up)
48.5 in.
123.2 cm

Floating style: 48 in.
122 cm
Buyer's note:
Warranty 24 month, single source commercial
Additional information:
Date collected 05-Jan-2018
1354TC