John Deere 240


John Deere 240 lawn tractor photo
1988 - 1992
Late 200 Series
Garden tractor
Series:240245
245
Production
ManufacturerJohn Deere
TypeGarden tractor
FactoryHoricon, Wisconsin, USA
John Deere 240 Engine
14HP Kawasaki 422cc 1-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank3 gal
11.4 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis4x2 2WD
Steeringmanual enclosed recirculating ball
Brakesexpanding mechanical shoe (early)
 wet disc (1992)
CabOpen operator station. Vinyl weather enclosure optional.
Tractor hitch
Typesleeve hitch OptOptional
Power Take-off (PTO)
Mid PTOindependent
Clutchelectric
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase47.9 inches
121 cm
Weight590 to 680 pounds
Front tire16x6.50-8
Rear tire23x10.50-12
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere 240 attachments
38" mid-mount mower deck
46" mid-mount mower deck
48" mid-mount mower deck
snowblower
blade
Attachment details ...
240 Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number decal on the rear of the 240, above the drawbar.
1988A475001 (38" deck)
1989A595001 (38" deck)
1990A010001 (38" deck)
1991A100001 (38" deck)
1992A130001 (38" deck)
1988B475001 (46" deck)
1989B605001 (46" deck)
1990B020001 (46" deck)
1991B120001 (48" deck)
1992B140001 (48" deck)
1992B135001 (no deck)

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Electrical
Groundnegative
Charging systemalternator
Charging amps13
Battery CCA342
Battery volts12
Battery GroupU1
References
240 reference literature
200 Series published in 1989, by John Deere
200 Series published in 1990, by John Deere
240 & 265 Lawn & Garden Tractors published by John Deere
Operator's Manual 240, 260, 265, 285 Lawn and Garden Tractors published in 1989, by John Deere
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