John Deere 180

John Deere 180 lawn tractor photo
1986 - 1990
Late 100 Lawn Series
Lawn tractor
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ManufacturerJohn Deere
Lawn tractor
Built in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
The model 180 John Deere lawn tractor was available with choice of 38 or 46-inch rear deck. A 6.5-bushel rear bagger (BM16790) was optional. When the bagger was used on hills, front wheel weights were recommended. Dual 40-pound rear weight plates plus rear tire chains were available for use with the optional 38-inch single-stage snowblower. The tractor was available with hydrostatic transmission as the model 185.
180gear drive
185hydro drive
John Deere 180 Engine
17HP Kawasaki 534cc 1-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank2.2 gal
8.3 L
Engine details ...
Two-wheel drive
Manual steering
Integral transmission disc brakes
Open operator station.
Power Take-off (PTO)
Mid PTOindependent
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase44.7 inches
113 cm
Weight565 to 600 pounds
Front tire15x6.00-6
Rear tire18x8.50-8
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere 180 attachments
38" mid-mount mower deck
46" mid-mount mower deck
Attachment details ...
180 Serial Number Location
John Deere 180 serial number location
Serial number decal on the left side of the 180 tractor frame, above the front axle.
180 Serial Numbers
1986M00180A360001 (38-inch deck)
1987M00180A420001 (38-inch deck)
1988M00180A475001 (38-inch deck)
1989M00180A595001 (38-inch deck)
1989-endM00180A750000 (38-inch deck)
1990M00180A010001 (38-inch deck)
FinalM00180A100000 (38-inch deck)
1986M00180B366001 (46-inch deck)
1987M00180B430001 (46-inch deck)
1988M00180B475001 (46-inch deck)
1989M00180B605001 (46-inch deck)
1989-endM00180B750000 (46-inch deck)
1990M00180B020001 (46-inch deck)
FinalM00180B100000 (46-inch deck)

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Charging systemflywheel alternator
Charging amps15
Battery CCA255
Battery volts12
180 references literature
John Deere Lawn Tractors 100 Series published in 1989
John Deere Lawn Tractors and Riding Mowers published in 1986
Lawn Tractors published in 1987, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Equipment published in 1990, by John Deere
Grounds Care & Recreation Products Sales Manual published in 1989, by John Deere
180 manuals literature
Operator's Manual 170, 175, 180 and 185 (OMM78999) published in 1988
Operator's Manual 130, 160, 165, 180, and 185 (OMM89684) published in 1985
Technical Manual 130, 160, 165, 175, 180, and 185 Lawn Tractors. (TM1351) published in 1988
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