John Deere 285


John Deere 285 lawn tractor photo
1987 - 1992
Late 200 Series
Garden tractor
Series:265285
320
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Garden tractor
Factory:Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
John Deere 285 Engine
18HP Kawasaki 585cc 2-cyl gasoline
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Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual enclosed recirculating ball
Brakes:expanding mechanical shoe
Cab:Open operator station. Vinyl weather enclosure optional.
Transmission:hydrostatic
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Capacity
Fuel:3 gal
11.4 L
Tractor 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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Electrical
Ground:negative
Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:17
Battery
Number:1
Cold-cranking amps:341
Volts:12
Group:22F
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