John Deere 997R Diesel Zero-Turn Lawn Mower
John Deere 997R Diesel Zero-Turn Lawn Mower


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Features & Specs

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  • 37.4 HP (27.5 kW)
  • Biodiesel (B20) compatible
  • Tier 4 compliant
  • Four different deck options: 60-in side, 72-in side, 60-in MOD and 60-in rear
Available Deck Sizes:

Make
John Deere
Model 997R Diesel
Engine Power 37.4 hp (27.5 kW)
Drivetrain Hydrostatic
Fuel Options Biodiesel (B20) compatible
Seat 2 options, deluxe seat standard
Warranty Three-year/1500-hr bumper-to-bumper
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997R Diesel


Muscle your way through the tough stuff 

Sometimes the job calls for sheer power. That’s when you call on the ZTrak™ R Diesel Series. The heavy-duty, large-capacity R Series gives you front-mower-like power in a zero-turn mower – along with the ZTrak productivity and dependability you count on.


Key Features 
Standard operator comfort and convenience package for ease of use
Two seat options with distinctive styling are designed for comfort
Easily accessed daily service points mean less maintenance time and working time
Powerful diesel engine for increased performance
Three-year/1500-hr bumper-to-bumper warranty
Four mower deck options for the Z997R give superior performance in every application
Design and Functionality 
Heavy-duty frame provides strength and durability
Durable cast-iron rear bumper provides protection
Easy to engage park-brake lever
Mower deck height-of-cut adjustment is easy to use
Four mower deck options for the Z997R give superior performance in every application
Spindle assembly cold-forged and heat-treated for strength 
Standard operator comfort and convenience package for ease of use
Two seat options with distinctive styling are designed for comfort
Mower decks 
60-in. (152-cm ) and 72-in. (183-cm) 7-Iron™ PRO commercial mower decks
60-in. (152-cm) 7-Iron™ PRO Mulch On Demand™ mower deck
60-in. (152-cm) rear-discharge mower deck
Four mower deck options for the Z997R give superior performance in every application
Spindle assembly cold-forged and heat-treated for strength
Shaft-drive mower deck is durable and reliable
Performance and Drivetrain 
Air cleaner filters out dust to extend engine life
Powerful diesel engine for increased performance
12-U.S. gal. (45.4-L) capacity fuel tank allows the operator to mow for a full day without refueling
Quality drive system provides longer life and less maintenance
Drive tires and caster wheels sized for proper weight distribution and traction
Safety and Serviceability 
Mower decks are safety certified
Roll-Gard™ rollover protective structure for operator safety
Easily accessed daily service points mean less maintenance time and working time
Three-year/1500-hr bumper-to-bumper warranty
Manufacturer John Deere
Model 997 R Diesel (2015)
ENGINE  
Manufacturer  ---  
Model No.  3TNV88C  
Horsepower (gross)  At 3,000 rpm: 37.4 hp 
 27.5 kW 
Displacement  100.2 cu in.  
 1642 cc 
Cylinders  Three  
Crankcase Capacity  3.8 U.S. qt 
 3.6 L 
Oil Filter  Full flow, replaceable, spin-on type  
Lubrication  Full pressure  
Cooling  Liquid  
Air Cleaner  Dry-type, replaceable  
Pre-Cleaner  Yes  
FUEL SYSTEM  
Fuel Type  Diesel  
Fuel Consumption  ---  
Fuel Tank Capacity  11.5 U.S. gal.  
 43.5 L 
Fuel Tank Switch/Shut Off Valve  Yes  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM  
Charge System  75 amp 
Battery Voltage  12 V 
Cold Cranking Amp  At 18°C 490 amp 
Hour Meter  Standard multi-function display  
Operator Presence Starting System  Standard  
DRIVETRAIN  
Wheel Motors  Parker Ross TG0310 18.9 cu in. 
 310 cc 
Travel Speed  ---  
     Forward  0-11.5 mph 
 0-18.5 km/h 
     Reverse  0-5 mph 
 0-8 km/h 
Speed and Direction Control  Zero turn  
Hydraulic Capacity  Tank capacity 3.2 U.S. gal. 
 12.1 L 
Hydraulic Oil Cooler  Yes  
Filter  Spin-on Type  
Hydraulic Pumps    
TIRES  
Drive Tires  26x12-12  
Rear Tires  26x12-12  
Load Rating  4pr  
BRAKES  
Dynamic Braking  Dual hand controlled levers  
Park Brake  Caliper disc brake  
Park Brake Actuation  Hand lever  
PTO  
Type  Hydraulic clutch  
Drive  Internal wet disk clutch  
MOWER DECKS  
Available Widths  Side discharge 60, Mulch On Demand™ (MOD) 60, rear discharge 60 in. 
 152 cm 
 Side discharge 72 in. 
 183 cm 
Deck construction  7-Iron PRO: One piece stamped steel  
Deck thickness  7 gauge 
 0.179 in. 
 4.6 mm 
Discharge  Side discharge, Mulch On Demand, rear discharge  
Height-of-Cut Range  1.5-5.0 in. 
 3.8-12.7 cm 
     Increments  0.25 in. 
 6.4 mm 
Cutting Width  60, 72 in. 
 152, 183 cm 
BLADES  
Length  60-in. deck 21 in. 
 53.3 cm 
 72-in. deck 25 in. 
 63.5 cm 
Thickness  0.25 in. 
 6.4 mm 
Tip Speed  60- in. deck approximately 17,480 fpm 
 5328 m/min 
 72- in. deck approximately 17,500 fpm 
 5334 m/min  
Number  Three  
WHEELS  
Caster Wheel Type  Flat free  
Caster Wheel Size  15x6-6  
Front Anti-Scalp Rollers  LH, RH, Center  
Rear Anti-Scalp Rollers  LH, RH, Center  
DIMENSIONS  
Length  60 in. side discharge 96 in. 
 244 cm 
Width  60-in. side discharge and MOD 74 in. 
 188 cm 
 72-in. deck 86 in. 
 218.4 cm 
Height  ROPS up 85 in. 
 216 cm 
Weight  60-in. side discharge 1,774; 60-in. rear discharge 1,827 lb 
 805; 829 kg 
 72-in. side discharge 1,841 lb 
 835 kg 
Specifications are based on published information at the time of publication. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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