John Deere 316


John Deere 316 lawn tractor photo
1984 - 1992
300 Series
Garden tractor
Series map:
316
318
16.0hp
18.0hp
Production
ManufacturerJohn Deere
Garden tractor
Built in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
Original price was $4,549 in 1983
The John Deere model 316 was an stripped down version of the 318. It used the same engine, but with only a single hydraulics spool and no power steering. John Deere advertising claimed it as a 16-horsepower tractor, although later verions used the same 18 HP engine as the 318.
John Deere 316 Engines
16HP Onan 709cc 2-cyl gasoline
18HP Onan 781cc 2-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank4.5 gal
17.0 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Two-wheel drive
Manual steering
Shoe brakes
Open operator station.
Tractor hitch
Rear Type0 OptOptional
Power Take-off (PTO)
Front PTOindependent
Clutchelectric
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase46 inches
116 cm
Weight780 to 822 pounds
Front tire16x6.50-8
Rear tire23x10.50-12
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere 316 attachments
38" mid-mount mower deck
46" mid-mount mower deck
50" mid-mount mower deck
snowblower
Attachment details ...
316 Serial Numbers
Location:Plate below steering column
1984M00316X285001
1985M00316X315001
1986M00316X360001
1987M00316X420001
1988M00316X475001
1989M00316X595001
1990M00316X010001
1991M00316X100001
1992M00316X110001
FinalM00316X120000

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Electrical
Groundnegative
Charging systemalternator
Charging amps15
Battery volts12
References
316 references literature
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 Equipment published in 1990, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Tractors published in 1990, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Tractors published in 1991, by John Deere
Consumer Products Price List published in 1983, by John Deere
Grounds Care Equipment Purchasing Guide published in 1983, by John Deere
316 manuals literature
Operators Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors (OM-M72236) published in 1986
Operators Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors (OM-M79655) published in 1989
Operator's Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors (OM-M87709) published in 1984
Technical Manual 316, 318 and 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors (TM1590) published in 1995
Operator's Manual 49 Snowthrower (OMM89078) published in 1986
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