John Deere STX38 Yellow Deck
Production Manufacturer John Deere
Built in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
Original price was $2,350 in 1993
Two basic versions of the STX38 were the original "yellow-deck" from 1989 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.
Two-wheel drive Steering manual sector-and-pinion
Integral mechanical disc brakes
Open operator station with foam-padded seat.
Power Take-off (PTO) Rear PTO electric
STX38 Serial Numbers 1989 595001 (yellow deck)
1990 010001 (yellow deck)
1991 100001 (yellow deck)
1992 135001 (yellow deck)
1993 160001 (yellow deck)
1994 210001 (black deck)
1995 240001 (black deck)
1996 270001 (black deck)
1997 290001 (black deck)
1996 270001 (Motorsport)
1997 290001 (Motorsport)
FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
STX38 Serial Location
Serial number decal on the lower-rear of the the John Deere STX38, near the drawbar.
Electrical Ground negative
Charging system flywheel alternator
Charging amps 15
Battery CCA 200
Battery volts 12
Riding Mowers Product Information Handbook published in 1991, by John Deere
Walk-Behind - Riders - STX Lawn Tractors published in 1995, by John Deere
Lawn & Garden Equipment published in 1990, by John Deere
Grounds Care & Recreation Products Sales Manual published in 1989, by John Deere
Suburban Tractors published in 1989, by John Deere
Operator's Manual STX30 and STX38 Lawn Tractors (OMM79672) published in 1989
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