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John Deere 285

John Deere 285 lawn tractor photo
1987 - 1992   Late 200 Series
Garden tractor
Next model:John Deere 320
Series back:John Deere 265




 

Production:

Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
 

John Deere 285 Engine:

   18HP Kawasaki 585cc 2-cyl gasoline
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Capacity:

Fuel:3 gal [11.4 L]
 

Rear Hitch:

Type:sleeve hitch
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:47.9 inches [121 cm]
Weight:625 lbs [283 kg]
Front tire:16x6.50-8
Rear tire:23x10.50-12
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John Deere 285 attachments:

 46" mid-mount mower deck
 50" mid-mount mower deck
 snowblower
 blade
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285 Serial Numbers:

1988: M00285A475001 (46" mower)
1989: M00285A595001 (46" mower)
1990: M00285A010001 (46" mower)
1988: M00285B475001 (50" mower)
1989: M00285B605001 (50" mower)
1990: M00285B020001 (50" mower)
1991: M00285B100001 (50" mower)
1989: M00285C615001 (50" mower + fuel injection)
1991: M00285A100001 (48" mower)
1992:

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Mechanical:

Transmission:hydrostatic
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual enclosed recirculating ball
Brakes:expanding mechanical shoe
Cab:Open operator station. Vinyl weather enclosure optional.
 

Electrical:

Ground:negative
Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:17
 

Battery:

Number:1
Cold-cranking amps:341
Volts:12
Group:22F
 

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