John Deere 316 Engine

John Deere 316 lawn tractor photo
1984 - 1992
300 Series
Garden tractor
Engines overview
16HP Onan 709cc 2-cyl gasoline
18HP Onan 781cc 2-cyl gasoline
Engine Detail
Onan B43E
air-cooled horizontal-shaft opposed twin
The B43E was used from serial number until 1987, tractor serial number 420000.
Displacement709 cc
43.3 ci
Bore/Stroke3.25x2.62 inches
83 x 67 mm
Power16 hp
11.9 kW
Air cleanerfoam and paper
Idle RPM1350-3450
Starter volts12
Oil capacity1.7 qts
1.6 L
Engine Detail
Onan P218G
air-cooled horizontal-shaft opposed twin
The Onan P218 was used on the 316 from 1987 (tractor serial number 420001) to the end of production.
Displacement781 cc
47.7 ci
Bore/Stroke3.25x2.88 inches
83 x 73 mm
Power18 hp
13.4 kW
Idle RPM1350-3450
SparkplugNGK BPR5EFS
 Champion RS14YC
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Updated on July 5, 2021
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