John Deere WG48A Walk-Behind Lawn Mower

John Deere WG48A Walk-Behind Lawn Mower

0% Financing Available

Features & Specs

  • Powerful air-cooled engine
  • Pistol-grip controls
  • Five-speed gearbox
  • 7-gauge fabricated fixed mower deck
John Deere
Model WG48A
Engine Power 14.5 hp (10.8 kW)
Drivetrain 5-speed
Deck Size 48 inch deck
Fuel Capacity 5.8 gallons
Cylinders 2
Operating Speed 3600 rpm
Warranty 2-year bumper-to-bumper
Please Call For Pricing


Online Only / On Order
St. Cloud
Online Only / On Order


John Deere gear commercial walk-behind mowers offer the heavy-duty features to withstand tough commercial applications. The WG32A, WG36A and WG48A are equipped with five-speed gear-drive transmissions that can be shifted on the go, providing a variety of ground speeds to meet the needs of commercial mowing applications.

Key Features
Exclusive two-year bumper-to-bumper warranty
Flat-free front caster wheels eliminate downtime
Pistol-grip controls within comfortable reach
7-gauge, 0.179-in. (4.6-mm), floating mower deck delivers high-quality cut
Five-speed gearbox for operating flexibility
Powerful air-cooled engine delivers power and reliability
Comfort, Controls
Pistol-grip controls within comfortable reach
Safety, Serviceability
Exclusive two-year bumper-to-bumper warranty
Engine, Fuel, Transmission
Powerful air-cooled engine delivers power and reliability
Five-speed gearbox for operating flexibility


Manufacturer John Deere
Model WG48A (MY2015)
Manufacturer  Kawasaki  
Model Number  FS481V  
Horsepower  14.5 hp 
 10.8 kW 
Displacement  36.8 cu in.  
 603 cc 
Cylinders  Two  
Crankcase Capacity  1.8 U.S. qt 
 1.7 L 
Operating Speed  3600 rpm 
Idle Speed  1500 rpm 
Ignition/Starter  Electronic/recoil start  
Valving  Overhead valves  
Oil Filter  Standard  
Lubrication  Full pressure  
Governor  Flyweight all speed governor  
Hourmeter  Standard  
Cooling System  Air cooled  
Air Cleaner  Dual element  
Muffler  Low tone  
Fuel Type  Gasoline  
Fuel Tank Capacity  5.8 U.S. gal. 
 21.9 L 
Fuel Pump  Pulse  
Fuel Delivery System  Carburetor  
Fuel Tank Switch/Shut Off Valve  Shut off valve  
Filler Neck Opening  ---  
Fuel Pickup  Top draw  
Ignition  Electronic spark  
Hourmeter  Standard, digital  
Operator Presense Starting System  Standard  
Transmission  5-speed gear  
Wheel Motors  ---  
Shift Mechanism  Manual  
Drive Wheels  13x6.5-6  
Outside to Outside Tire Measurement  ---  
Caster Wheels  9x3.5-4, flat free  
Shift Mechanism  Manual  
Forward Speeds  Five  
Reverse Speeds  One  
Speed Range  Forward up to 5.4 mph 
 8.7 km/h 
 Reverse up to 2.7 mph 
 4.3 km/h 
Type  Mechanical lever to engage brake  
Height  43 in. 
 109.2 cm 
Length with Deck  77 in.  
 195.5 cm 
Width  60.8 in. 
 154 cm 
Weight  558 lb  
 253.1 kg 
48-in. Deck  ---  
     Material  Fabricated steel, 7 gauge, 0.18 in. 
 4.6 mm 
     Blades  Three  
     Blade Drive  Belt  
     Blade Tip Speed  Approximately 18,000 fpm 
 5486 m/min 
     Cutting Height  1.5-4.75 in. 
 3.8-12.1 cm 
     Width (chute up)  --- in. 
     Weight  ---  
Warranty  24 month, single source commercial  
Specifications are based on published information at the time of publication. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices are in dollars and only applicable to products sold in the United States. In all cases, current published price lists and incentive program bulletins will take precedence.All trademarked terms, including John Deere, the leaping deer symbol and the colors green and yellow used herein are the property of Deere & Company,unless otherwise noted.

WG48A Reviews

Write Your Own Review!

Your review won't show up right away in order to prevent spam.

Contact Us About This WG48A

*Call for details on 0% Financing.

†Some discounts may be available online only. Pricing may vary when purchased in-store. Pricing does not reflect freight, taxes or set-up fees.