John Deere 420


John Deere 420 lawn tractor photo
1983 - 1991
400 Series
Garden tractor
400
Series:420430
445
Production
ManufacturerJohn Deere
TypeGarden tractor
FactoryHoricon, Wisconsin, USA
Original price$7,700 (1992 )
John Deere 420 Engine
20HP Onan 781cc 2-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank6.5 gal
24.6 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis4x2 2WD
Differential lockmechanical rear
Steeringpower
Brakesdifferential mechanical drum
CabOpen operator station.
Tractor hitch
Rear Type0 OptOptional
Rear lift640 lbs
290 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent OptOptional
Clutchelectric
Rear RPM2000
Front PTOindependent
Clutchelectric
Front RPM3400
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase52 inches
132 cm
Weight993 lbs
450 kg
Front tire18x8.50-8
Rear tire26x12.00-12
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere 420 attachments
50" mid-mount mower deck
60" mid-mount mower deck
snowblower
blade
front-end loader
Attachment details ...
420 Serial Numbers
1983M00420X222001
1984M00420X285001
1985M00420X315001
1986M00420X360001
1987M00420X420001
1988M00420X475001
1989M00420X595001
1990M00420X010001
1991M00420X100001

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
420 Serial Location
John Deere 420 serial number location
Serial number plate below steering column.
Electrical
Groundnegative
Charging systemalternator
Charging amps20
Battery volts12
Battery GroupBCI 22F
References
420 reference literature
Operators Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors published in 1983, by John Deere
Operator's Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors published in 1984, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Tractors published in 1984, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Tractors published in 1985, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Tractors published in 1986, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Tractors published in 1990, by John Deere
Technical Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors published in 1995, by John Deere
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