JOHN DEERE S240 MAKE MOWING EASY
The S240 Lawn Tractor may even make your morning. Youll certainly make mowing better, faster with a 48 Accel Deep Mower Deck model or a 42 Edge mower deck. Or make it feed your lawn the easy way with an optional MulchControl Kit. And make it cool and comfortable with an open back 15-in. (38-cm) seat to catch a cool breeze. Make it yours.
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
ENGINE IS POWERFUL AND SMOOTH-RUNNING V-TWIN DESIGN
The S240 Tractor comes with a premium engine, the same as used in some Select Series X300 models
Large cleanout ports, integrated into the engine shroud, are located over the cylinder heads to allow for easy inspection and removal of any debris that may have collected there.
Premium engine oil and air filtering systems and cooling design provide increased reliability and engine life.
The 18.5-hp (13.8-kW) V-twin engine provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions
V-twin cylinder design for greater torque, lower vibration, and improved sound quality
Electronic ignition for fast starts
Cast-iron cylinder liners for longer engine life
Overhead valves for excellent power and fuel economy
Full-pressure lubrication and oil filter for cleaner oil, prolonging engine life and extending the time between oil changes
In-line fuel filter for reliable operation
ENGINE HOOD OPENS WIDE FOR EASY ACCESS TO SERVICE POINTS
It is easy to inspect and clean the engine area
Important service points are exposed
Cleanout ports designed into the engine shroud make cleaning the engine cooling fins easy
The high-quality engine used in the S240 does not require an 8-hour oil and filter change because improvements in the manufacturing process and quality of parts, components, and oils have eliminated the need for the short interval oil change requirement
CONVENIENT FUEL-FILLER OPENING
The fuel tank gauge shows how much fuel is in the tank and can be seen without leaving the operator's seat
Easy to check fuel level
The capacity is 2.4 U.S. gal. (9.1 L)
The fuel-filler opening is conveniently located under the seat
Filling the tank without spilling is easy
A tethered fuel tank cap is more convenient
The sealed fuel cap helps keep vapors inside the tank
The tractor has a California Air Resources Board (CARB) certified engine for reduced air pollution
THE 42-IN. (107-CM) MOWER DECK IS A TWO-SPINDLE DESIGN WITH HEAVY-DUTY CHARACTERISTICS
Two adjustable mower wheels are standard equipment for a smooth mowing job, even in rolling terrain.
The flexible discharge chute minimizes property and mower deck damage.
No tools are required to go from mulching (with mulch cover) to side discharge to rear bagging.
A mulch cover is an optional attachment.
A high-performance mulching blade is available to enhance mulching performance.
4.83-in. (12.3-cm) depth throughout the entire deck shell allows for optimum mowing, mulching, and bagging performance.
Optional MulchControl attachment provides superior mulching performance and versatility.
Stamped-steel design eliminates sharp edges and corners where material can build up and diminish mowing performance.
Mower deck is suspended from the vehicle for a smooth and level cut.
Adjustable mower wheels, positioned just above ground level, help reduce scalping.
48 ACCEL DEEP MOWER DECK CUTS CLEAN AND IS VERSATILE
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
4.83-in. (12.3-cm) depth throughout the entire deck shell allows for optimum mowing, mulching, and bagging performance
Optional MulchControl attachment provides superior mulching performance and versatility
Stamped-steel design eliminates sharp edges and corners where material can build up and diminish mowing performance
Mower deck is suspended from the vehicle for a smooth and level cut
Adjustable mower wheels, positioned just above ground level, help reduce scalping
HYDRO/AUTOMATIC DRIVE GIVES AN INFINITE CHOICE OF GROUND SPEEDS
The automotive-type accelerator controls ensure easy operation.
The operator can change direction without lifting foot off the platform.
A large pedal surface gives superior operator comfort.
The S240 Tractor has a Tuff Torq K46DP transaxle with an internal wet-disk brake for reliability and long life:
Rated for 30 percent more torque than the transaxle used in many lawn tractors
Uses Hy-Gard fluid like Select Series X300 Tractors
STANDARD CRUISE CONTROL
To engage, lift up on the cruise lever and hold it until foot is removed from the forward pedal.
To disengage, lightly press and then release the forward pedal.
For emergency stops, cruise can be released by pushing on the brake pedal or pushing down on the cruise control lever.
SNOW REMOVAL IS A STRENGTH OF LAWN TRACTORS
An advantage of lawn tractors is their ability to use equipment for snow removal. Lawn tractor owners can add a John Deere snow blower or front blade to make quick work of moving snow whenever the need arises. Weather enclosure and tire-chain attachments add comfort and performance.
Equipment available for snow removal includes:
44-in. (112-cm) Snow Blower
46-in. (117-cm) Front Blade
Tire chains or TerraGrip traction belts
* The engine horsepower and torque information are provided by the engine manufacturer to be used for comparison purposes only. Actual operating horsepower and torque will be less. Refer to the engine manufacturers web site for additional information.
Similar models may be shown in addition to the featured model. Equipment may be shown with options. Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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JOHN DEERE S240 MAKE MOWING EASY