A 14.9-kW (20.0-hp) at 3050 rpm V-twin engine with 724-cc (44.2-cu in.) displacement provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions:
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.
Intek is a trademark of Briggs & Stratton Corporation.
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:
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.
A wash port is provided to make cleaning the underside of the mower deck easy.
The operator station is designed for operator comfort and convenience when operating all controls:
Comfortable seats make the operator experience more pleasant. Armrests, included on the Z345R seat, can be flipped up out of the way, if desired:
Two steel coil suspension springs under the seat absorb shocks when traveling over rougher areas to provide a smoother ride.
The seat has a 6.35-cm (2.5-in.) fore-aft adjustment. The cut-height pin/socket can be used to loosen the bolts in order to 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 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 motion-control levers can be adjusted to two height settings and nine fore-aft settings for a total of 18 different positions:
A standard shock absorber for the motion-control levers makes maneuvering ZTrak™ Mowers easy and comfortable:
On-board tracking adjustment from the operator seat is quick and easy. The cut-height pin includes a 13-mm wrench and doubles as a convenient tool for adjusting tracking and the motion-control lever position.
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 Z345R includes a foot-lift pedal along with the hand-lift lever to make raising the mower deck easier. The foot-lift pedal also provides a convenient way to temporarily raise the mower deck over an obstruction while mowing.
Motion-control levers are designed for comfortable and easy operation.
A shock absorber is included to dampen the movement of the control levers so any operator can make smooth, controlled turns.
Pneumatic caster wheels give a smoother ride and easier steering:
Caster wheel tire size
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:
The styling of ZTrak Mowers is functional and attractive to appeal to residential owners who value product appearance and the easy, comfortable operation that comes with thoughtful control designs:
The ZTrak™ Mower frame includes 2.5- x 3.8-cm (1- x 1.5-in.) steel tubing for long-term durability:
A heavy-duty electric PTO clutch is controlled by a convenient, dash-mounted control.
The PTO clutch is designed to operate through many on/off cycles.
Dual transmissions efficiently power the ZTrak™ Mower forward and reverse and give steering capability:
Hydro-Gear® transmissions are reliable and durable.
Four-bolt hubs provide a reliable and convenient wheel-mounting system.
Tow-valve controls are provided for each transmission and located above the vehicle frame on either side of the engine:
Hydro-Gear is a registered trademark of Hydro-Gear, a joint venture of Sauer-Danfoss and Agri-Fab. Sauer-Danfoss is a registered trademark of Sauer-Danfoss Incorporated. Agri-Fab is a registered trademark of Agri-Fab Incorporated.
The fuel tank holds 8 L (2.1 U.S. gal.) of fuel. It is located low on the left side of the machine:
The low fuel warning light is clearly visible in daylight.
*Recommended Retail Price. Prices are inclusive of VAT
All prices are valid until the 31st of October 2022.