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John Deere 317

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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.


Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Horicon, Wisconsin, USA

John Deere 317 Engine:

   17HP Kolher 691cc 2-cyl gasoline
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Fuel:4.5 gal [17.0 L]

Power Take-off (PTO):

Front PTO:independent

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:

Location:Serial number plate below the steering column on the John Deere 317.
1979: 95001
1980: 120001
1981: 155001
1982: 190001
1983: 222001
Final: 285000

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Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:differential mechanical shoe
Cab:Open operator station.





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