John Deere STX38 Yellow Deck

John Deere STX38 Yellow Deck lawn tractor photo
1988 - 1997
Model year
Lawn tractor
Series:STX30STX38 Yellow Deck
ManufacturerJohn Deere
TypeLawn tractor
FactoryHoricon, Wisconsin, USA
Original price$2,350 (1993 )
Two basic versions of the STX38 were the original "yellow-deck" from 1988 to 1993, and the later "black-deck" from 1994 to 1997. The STX38 yellow-deck model was available with more features than the later black-deck version. A kit (AM107293) was optional to add headlights.
STX38 Yellow-deck1988-1993
STX38 Black-deck1994-1997
John Deere STX38 Engine
12.5HP Kohler 398cc 1-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank1.25 gal
4.7 L
Engine details ...
Chassis4x2 2WD
Steeringmanual sector-and-pinion
Brakesintegral mechanical disc
CabOpen operator station with foam-padded seat.
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOelectric
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase44.69 inches
113 cm
Weight433 lbs
196 kg
Front tire13x6.5-6
Rear tire18x8.5-8
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere STX38 attachments
38" mid-mount mower deck
Attachment details ...
STX38 Serial Numbers
1990010001 (yellow deck)
1991100001 (yellow deck)
1992135001 (yellow deck)
1993160000 (yellow deck)
1994210001 (black deck)
1995240001 (black deck)
1996270001 (black deck)
1997290001 (black deck)
1996270001 (Motorsport)
1997290001 (Motorsport)

How to read a serial number table...
STX38 Serial Location
John Deere STX38 serial number location
Serial number decal on the lower-rear of the the John Deere STX38, near the drawbar.
Charging systemflywheel alternator
Charging amps15
Battery CCA200
Battery volts12
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Last updateMay 23, 2020
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