John Deere 856

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1986 - 1998
Lawn tractor
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ManufacturerJohn Deere
Lawn tractor
Built in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
855utility tractor
856turf mowing tractor
John Deere 856 Engine
24HP Yanmar 994cc 3-cyl diesel
Engine details ...
Two- or four-wheel drive
Final drivesplanetary
Power steering
Wet disc brakes
Two-post ROPS.
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Fuel4.33 gal
16.4 L
Hydraulic system4.5 gal
17.0 L
Typeopen center
Capacity4.5 gal
17.0 L
Pressure2050 psi
141.3 bar
Pump flow5.6 gpm
21.2 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeI
Rear lift (at ends)1686 lbs
764 kg
Rear lift (at 24"/610mm)841 lbs
381 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Clutchhydraulic disc
Rear RPM540 (1.375)
Mid PTOindependent
Mid RPM2100
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase86.7 inches
220 cm
Weight1800 lbs
816 kg
Front tire23x8.50-12
Rear tire33x12.50-15
Full dimensions and tires ...
856 Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the rear of the tractor, below the PTO shaft.
Charging systemalternator
Charging amps35
Battery CCA491
Battery volts12
856 references literature
Operator's Manual 756 and 856 Turf Mower Tractor Unit (OM-M72247) published in 1986
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