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John Deere 317

John Deere 317 lawn tractor photo
1979 - 1983   300 Series
Garden tractor
Previous model:John Deere 316
Next model:John Deere 318
Series back:John Deere 314





Lubrication problems with the original Kohler engine gave the John Deere 317 a reputation as a poor tractor. Deere offered a retro-fit kit to mount the Onan P218G engine and, later, Kohler provided an improved KT17 Series II engine.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
 

John Deere 317 Engine:

   17HP Kolher 691cc 2-cyl gasoline
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Capacity:

Fuel:4.5 gal [17.0 L]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Front PTO:independent
Clutch:electric
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:46 inches [116 cm]
Weight:700 lbs [317 kg]
Front tire:16x6.50-8
Rear tire:23x10.50-12
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John Deere 317 attachments:

 46" mid-mount mower deck
 48" mid-mount mower deck
 50" mid-mount mower deck
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317 Serial Numbers:

1979: 95001
1980: 120001
1981: 155001
1982: 190001
1983: 222001
Final: 285000

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Links:

WeekendFreedomMachines.com: information, photos, allied equipment data, and an active John Deere lawn tractor forum
 

Mechanical:

Transmission:hydrostatic
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Brakes:differential mechanical shoe
Cab:Open operator station.
 

Electrical:

Ground:negative
 

Battery:

Number:1
Volts:12
 

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