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JOHN DEERE 648M - M SERIES QuikTrak COMMERCIAL STAND-ON MOWER
Our QuikTrak mowers deliver the best of both worlds: industry exclusive stand-on technology, combined with John Deere quality, durability, and support. The result is a stand-on experience like no other.
Compact design for easy hauling
Hydrostatic drive system
Easy to maintain
Two-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty
COMMERCIAL-QUALITY ENGINE IS RELIABLE & PROVIDES EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE & LIFE
A commercial-quality, 22-hp (16.4-kW) at 3600 rpm, air-cooled engine powers the QuikTrak Mower
Overhead valve design
More horsepower and torque per cubic inch of displacement
Better fuel efficiency
Full-pressure lubrication with full-flow filter
Reduces engine wear by ensuring proper lubrication, even when operating on hillsides or uneven terrain
Filtered oil reduces risk of contamination for increased engine life
Vertical shaft for efficient transfer of power to the transmission and mower
Standard dual-stage air cleaner
Fuel pump for consistent and reliable fuel supply to the carburetor
Air-cooled engine design for minimum maintenance and maximum reliability
Standard cleanout ports for easy access to remove debris collecting in cooling fins.
Aluminum cylinder block
48-IN. (122-CM) FABRICATED MOWER DECK IS MADE FROM 7-GAUGE, 0.179-IN. (4.6-MM) STEEL FOR RELIABILITY AND PERFORMANCE
The mower deck is manufactured from 7-gauge, 0.179-in. (4.6-mm) steel
A compact footprint delivers greater maneuverability when working in tight quarters
A deep-deck design delivers excellent airflow so material is processed quickly and efficiently
A powerful vacuum effect is created by the deck's unique air-flow design, which pulls more grass upright so that the blades can cut more evenly
48-in. to 61-in. (122-cm to 155-cm) decks come standard with an adjustable striping flap to enhance the after-cut appearance
LARGE OPERATOR PLATFORM & QUALITY LEANING PAD ENHANCE OPERATOR COMFORT
The large operator platform is cushioned to absorb shock to give the operator a smooth and comfortable ride.
A high-quality leaning pad is provided for operator comfort and to insulate the operator from heat given off by the machine.
A storage pocket on the battery box provides a convenient place for the operator to store a cell phone, gloves, etc.
Control levers are covered with cushioning material for operator comfort. Two stationary reference bars are provided for operator comfort and convenience:
Front reference bar is included to control speed and reduce fatigue from control lever operation.
Rear reference bar is included to make reverse operation easy while maintaining operator confidence.
CONTROLS ARE EASY TO LOCATE & USE FOR OPERATOR COMFORT & PRODUCTIVITY
Controls are color coded and logically placed to make them easy for the operator to find and use
Ground speed and direction are easily controlled by moving the two hand-lever hydrostatic drive controls forward or reverse
A positive neutral-lock position for the levers provides added safety
Two stationary reference bars are provided for operator convenience and security
Front reference bar is included to control speed and reduce fatigue from control lever operation
Rear reference bar is included to make reverse operation easy while maintaining operator confidence
Control levers return to neutral automatically for safety and convenience
Separate choke is easy to locate and use
Less adjustment is needed with the separate choke
MAINTENANCE IS SIMPLE & EASY TO REDUCE TIME AND COST
All service components are easy to access
Servicing is simplified because of the open engine compartment
All service and maintenance points are within easy reach
Air cleaner has two filter elements
Both filters are easy to access and easy to change
Engine oil service points are grouped together in easy-to-reach locations
COMPACT DESIGN FOR EASY HAULING & EXCELLENT MANEUVERABILITY
The compact design allows the QuikTrak to operate in tighter areas that a larger machine cannot
With the compact design of QuikTrak Mowers, less space is required on a truck or trailer - which can mean there is room for an extra mower, resulting in less time on property, saving time and money.
FRAME IS COMPACT AND DURABLE FOR PRODUCTIVITY & LONG LIFE
QuikTrak Mowers are designed around a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability
More-rounded corners contribute to a clean, attractive appearance
Greater strength results from eliminating sharp angles where peak loads can cause failure
Large 11x4.50-6 flat-free front caster wheels and large 18x8.50-10 (636M) or 18x10.50-10 (648M and 652M) 4-ply rear drive wheels provide a smoother ride
HYDROSTATIC DRIVE SYSTEM IS RELIABLE & EASY TO USE
QuikTrak Mowers use a heavy-duty hydrostatic pump and wheel-motor drive system
Heavy-duty components stand up to the stress of commercial use
Individual pump and wheel motor design allows placement of these heavy components low in the vehicle for a low center of gravity and excellent hillside stability
SAFETY FEATURES ARE BUILT-IN TO PROTECT THE OPERATOR & BYSTANDERS
Start circuit requirements
A high-quality polyethylene mower-discharge deflector
Operator station designed to allow fast exit
Two large curb wheels
Easy to remove and replace shields
Stationary handles on either side of the traction controls for operator security
Control levers return to neutral when released
FIELD-INSTALLED PROPANE CONVERSION KITS FOR COMMERCIAL WALK-BEHIND MOWERS, QUIKTRAK MOWERS, AND COMMERCIAL ZTRAK MOWERS
John Deere provides application-specific Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved field-installed propane conversion kits for specific John Deere QuikTrak Mowers. The conversion kits include all components required to convert the engines to operate on propane fuel. Single-tank or dual-tank brackets (depending on the vehicle) are provided for securely holding the propane tank(s) to the vehicle.
Propane tanks are not included.
An optional altitude kit is required when operating at altitudes above 2000 ft (610 m). The operators manual with the propane conversion kit provides further details. Parts must be ordered separately through John Deere Parts.
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Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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