ZTrak Mowers are designed around a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability.
Large front caster wheels and large rear drive wheels provide several operator benefits:
The operator platform is roomy and uncluttered for maximum comfort, and the controls are convenient to use:
A 12.3 kW (16.5 hp) at 3050 rpm, V-twin engine provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions:
Easy access to the no-tools oil drain valve for oil changes
Rear engine guard for protecting the engine and providing additional strength and integrity
Replaceable fuel filter and oil filter are easy to access and change to minimize service time and cost.
John Deere recommends the use of fuel stabilizer in gasoline.
The 107-cm (42-in.) Accel Deep Mower Deck is a stamped-steel, deep, flat-top design that delivers excellent cut quality, productivity, cleanliness, durability, and versatility. Optimal performance and dispersion of clippings is provided, even at faster mowing speeds:
Deep mower-deck stamping gives excellent cut quality. It allows the cut and suspended material room to exit the deck without getting recut:
Deep mower-deck stamping gives high productivity, which gets the job done fast. It allows the cut and suspended material room to exit the deck quickly, reducing the amount of re-cutting so more power is available to process incoming grass:
Large discharge opening is both high and wide to handle more material:
The flat-top shape of the deck stamping is optimal for keeping itself and the operator clean:
Cleaning a mower deck, both top and bottom, is one of the most frequent maintenance activities:
A wash port is provided to make cleaning the underside of the mower deck easy.
The 42A Mower Deck has strong spindle pockets, to keep the blades aligned, even after years of tough service:
Mower wheels are double-captured:
Low-tension belt-drive design reduces the side load on the engines lower bearing and mower deck bearings for longer life.
Rolled outer edge of the deck provides extra strength and protection.
Dual-stage E-coat and powder-paint coatings provide extra protection from rust.
The operator station is designed for operator comfort and convenience when operating all controls:
The comfortable seat provides good support for the operator:
Two steel coil suspension springs under the seat absorb shocks when traveling over rougher areas to provide a smoother ride.
The seat fore-aft adjustment is easy to make with the seat tilted up. The cut-height pin/socket can be used to loosen the bolts and make seat adjustments.
The cup holder is designed to hold two common cup sizes securely.
Covered storage under the seat and open storage along the left side of the vehicle provide safe and secure places for the operator to keep safety equipment, a cell phone, etc.
Large foot platform helps the operator remain comfortable and secure:
The motion-control levers can be adjusted to two different height settings and eighteen different fore-aft settings:
A standard shock absorber for the motion-control levers makes maneuvering ZTrak™ Mowers easy and comfortable:
Making the tracking adjustment from the operator seat is quick and easy. The cut-height pin doubles as a convenient tool for adjusting the motion-control levers.
The operator control panel is conveniently located and easy to use. The following instruments and controls are included:
The park brake is conveniently located:
The footrest area is hinged and easily raised for service to mower deck:
The engines are easy to service, including changing the oil and the oil filter and servicing the air filter.
Accel Deep mower decks have several features that make them easy to service:
Spring-loaded, flip-up belt guards make removing debris easy.
All mower decks have provision for a standard, 9.5-mm (3/8-in.) ratchet wrench to be used for releasing belt tension when removing the drive belt.
The Power Flow blower used on 122-cm (48-in.) mower decks is mounted on a sturdy swing arm that allows easy installation and cleanout.
Tie-down locations are provided for convenience and safety when trailering the machine.
The 230-L (6.5-bu) Rear Bagger efficiently collects material from the mower deck:
The hopper design provides efficient bagging performance, clean operation, and easy-to-empty bags:
The rear bagger chute for the 107-cm (42-in.) Accel Deep Mower Deck (42A) is included with the 2-bag, 230-L (6.5-bu) Rear Bagger:
Installing the chute is easy:
The bagger chute is securely held in place at the front and rear to provide a tight seal between the mower deck and the chute.
The rear latch is adjustable to allow for the optimum setting for easy use and a tight seal.
The operator's manuals provided with the rear bagger and the MulchControl system should be used as the primary guide, however these tips may be helpful to keep in mind:
The rear bagger attachment includes special M170642 blades, that are for use when side discharging, mulching, or bagging, and a toe guard (A), with features for installing the bagger chute. The front baffle (B) directs material rearward into the bagger chute:
The attachment bar and hitch kit provides towing capability for approved equipment. It also provides additional protection for the back of the machine.
These components are also included with the 229-L (6.5-bu) rear bagger attachment to provide support and attaching capability.
NOTE: The loaded weight of any equipment towed by an EZtrak™ or ZTrak™ Mower not to exceed 250 lb (113 kg).
BM24481 attachment bar and hitch kit
Fits EZtrak Z235 and Z255 models (SN 130,001-) as well as all Residential ZTrak Z300 Series models. The loaded weight of any equipment towed by an EZtrak or Residential ZTrak Mower not to exceed 113 kg (250 lb).
The foot lift kit makes raising, lowering, or changing the mower-deck height easier for ZTrak™ mowers.
Leveling gauge allows quick and accurate mower deck leveling and cutting height adjustment.
Can be used for:
Home maintenance kits are a handy and convenient way for dealers to supply a customer with the maintenance-interval parts as specified in their operator's manual.
The LG276 home maintenance kit includes the following:
Engine oil filter
|2||Engine oil quart|
|1||Air filter cartridge|
The traction mat kit provides extra comfort and traction to the foot platform.
Fits Z235 and Z255 models only (SN 130,001-).
MulchControl for the 107-cm (42-in.) Accel Deep Mower Deck (42A) makes mulching more practical for many mowing situations because it does an excellent job of mulching and also allows the mower to be easily converted for times when it is more desirable to side discharge or collect the lawn material. Advantages of mulching grass clippings include:
MulchControl is an innovative, simple design that is easy to use and maintain:
MulchControl is well-suited to the following mowing situations:
Use of 230-L (6.5-bu) Rear Bagger
MulchControl is a compliance requirement for use of the 230-L (6.5-bu) Rear Bagger and is included with the rear bagger attachment.
MulchControl includes a rear MulchControl baffle (A), held in place by two carriage bolts, at the rear edge of the discharge opening. This baffle:
While in the side-discharge mode, MulchControl will still mulch about one third of the material. The side-discharge mode is essentially a partial-mulch mode. This can be an advantage when side discharging or bagging, as it helps to reduce the amount of material being discharged. Other times this could work as a disadvantage:
The ballast kit makes provision for mounting two 19-kg (42-lb) Quik-Tatch weights (not included) to the front of the EZtrak™ mower. Quick-pull pins hold the weights securely in place while providing easy installation and removal.
Fits Z235 and Z255 models only (SN 130,001-) and ZTrak Z335E and Z355E.
NOTE: Quik-Tatch weights are not included with the ballast bracket kit and must be ordered separately through Parts.
NOTE: The ballast-bracket components are also included in the 6.5-bu (229-L) rear bagger attachment.
*Recommended Retail Price. Prices are inclusive of VAT
All prices are valid until the 1st of October 2018