S240 Lawn Tractor with 42-in. Deck

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John Deere S240 Lawn Tractor with 42-in. Deck

John Deere S240 Lawn Tractor with 42-in. Deck
  • Two side-by-side forward and reverse pedals
  • Wide, welcoming operator station
  • Cool and comfortable 15-in (38 cm) open, high-back seat
  • Powerful V-Twin Engine
  • Tested and proven 42-in. (106.7-cm) Edge Cutting System

Engine

Power 18.5 hp
13.8 kW
Displacement 36.8 cu in.
603 cc
Manufacturer/model FS600V
Type Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
Cylinders V-twin, cast-iron liners
Governor Mechanical
Choke/speed control Separate levers, automatic choke return
Cooling method Air
Air cleaner Dry, replaceable with foam precleaner
Oil drain No tools

Fuel system

Type Gasoline
Fuel delivery Pulse pump and carburetor
Fuel gauge Mechanical, viewable from seat
Fuel tank location Rear
Fuel fill opening Center, 1.75 in.
4.45 cm
Fuel tank capacity 2.4 U.S. gal.
9.1 L

Electrical system

Battery 12 V
195 CCA
Charging system Flywheel alternator, regulated, 15 amp
Engine starter Bendix type
Hourmeter Yes, with service reminder
Headlights Two standard, incandescent
Taillights or reflector Reflectors
Backup lights No
Rear work lights No
12-V outlet Optional

Transaxle

Type K46 hydrostatic integrated with transaxle
Control Two-pedal foot-controlled hydrostatic
Cruise control Standard
Oil cooler Fins and fan on transaxle
Oil filter Yes, internal, not replaceable
Differential lock No
Forward speed 0-5.5 mph
0-8.9 km/h
Reverse speed 0-3.2 mph
0-5.1 km/h
Brakes Internal wet disk

Chassis

Frame Full-length welded steel
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Weight bracket Optional rear
Receiver hitch No
Front axle Cast iron front axle, front wheel ball bearings
Spindle bushings No
Front tires 15x6-6
Rear tires 20x10-8
Hood material JD Loy, UV resistant
Fender deck material Stamped steel
Floor mats Yes, with debris removing channels
Storage Storage tray with cover
Service interval decal Yes
Fender handles/grips Handgrips
Cup holder Yes
Equipment mounting CargO Mount™ system

Steering

Type Sector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod
All-wheel steer Not available on this model
Steering wheel Deluxe, diameter - 14 in.
35.6 cm
Tilt steering wheel No
Turning radius 18 in.
45.7 cm
Uncut circle radius 25 in.
63.5 cm

Seat

Type Open-back design with grasp
Seat back height 15 in.
38.1 cm
Armrests No
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 5.5 in.
14 cm
Seat suspension Tilt, two rubber isolators

Lift system

Type Lever on fender deck
Hydraulic outlets No
Mower cut height 13 positions, 1-4 in.
2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments 0.25 in.
0.64 cm
Preset cut height No

Mower deck

Type Side discharge
Cutting width 42 in.
107 cm
Construction Stamped steel deck shell
Mower deck material Steel, 13 gauge
0.09 in.
2.3 mm
Mower wash port Yes
Mower drive system Electric power take-off (PTO) clutch
Mower wheels Two
Mower wheel adjustment One bolt
Mower level adjustment Easy-level deck

Mower attachability

Type Slide under tractor
Front draft arms One spring clip
Rear draft arms Two spring clips
Mower wheels rotate No
Drive system Single belt

Safety

Meets ANSI standard Yes
Meets OPEI standard Yes
Backup protection Reverse Implement Option (RIO)
Safety video Yes

Buyer's notes

Notes JD Loy hood resists fading, won't rust or dent
Durable primer and powder paint finish
Large, 14-in. (36-cm) steering wheel for more comfortable operation
Warranty 3-year/200-hour bumper-to-bumper* (*Term limited to years or hours used, whichever comes first, and varies by model. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at JohnDeere.com or JohnDeere.ca/TUWarranty for details.)

Optional equipment

Mowers Standard, 42 in.
107 cm
Rear bagger 2-bag, 6.5 bu
229 L
Powered material collection
Mulching system Mulch cover or high-performance plug
Front thatcher
Front blade 46 in.
116.8 cm
Mid-mount blade
Snow blower Two-stage, 44 in.
111.8 cm
Rotary broom
Rotary tiller
Sleeve hitch
3-point hitch
Rear power take-off (PTO)
Plow, moldboard
Box scraper
Cultivator
Rear blade
Disk harrow
Landscape rake
Sprayer Tow-behind only, 15 U.S. gal.
56.8 L
Tow-behind only, 25 U.S. gal.
94.6 L
Spreader Tow-behind only, 125 lb
57.7 kg
Tow-behind only, 175 lb
79.4 kg
Front bumper Standard two-bar styled front bumper
Brush guard
Weather protection Snow cab
Sun canopy
Rear receiver hitch
Bucket holder Yes, single bucket
Grass striping Lawn striping kit
Tractor shovel
Front loader
Other equipment
Tow-behind tools 16

Dimensions

Height 44.6 in.
113.2 cm
Overall length 75.1 in.
191 cm
Wheelbase 48.9 in.
124.2 cm
Width with mower 54.9 in.
139 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 44.8 in.
114 cm
Width without mower
Weight 458 lb
208 kg

Additional information

Date collected



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