Dalhart, Spearman, Dumas, Perryton, Pampa, Guymon, Boise City
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John Deere Z540M with 48-, 54-, or 62-inch Deck

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  • 24-hp (17.9 kW)* V-Twin engine
  • 48- or 54-in. Accel Deep™ mower deck, or 62-in. Edge™ deck
  • 8.5-mph ground speed
  • 22 x 9.5 rear tires for better traction


Manufacturer John Deere
Model ZTrak Z540M (2017)
Power  24 hp 
 17.9 kW 
Engine hp is provided by engine mfr. for comparison purposes. Actual operating hp will be less.  ---  
Model number  FS730V  
Displacement  44.3 cu in. 
 726 cc 
Cylinders  V-twin  
Lubrication  Full pressure with replaceable filter, capacity 2.2 U.S. qt 
 2.1 L 
Type  OHV  
Battery  12 V 
 300 CCA 
Choke/speed control  Separate control levers  
Cooling method  Air  
Fuel tank capacity, U.S. gallon  4.5 U.S. gal. 
 17 L 
Fuel gauge  Fuel level sight line  
Drive train  
Dual hydros  Tuff Torq TZ17-D with 1-in. (2.5-cm) axles  
Hydraulic pumps  ---  
Wheel motors  ---  
Travel speed  
Forward speed, mph (km/h)  0-8.5 mph 
 0-13.7 km/h 
Reverse speed, mph (km/h)  0-4 mph 
 0-6.4 km/h 
Speed and direction control  Twin levers  
Control adjustment  3-height/18 positions  
Frame  Heavy-duty frame tubing  
Primer/paint  E-coat/powder  
Front caster tires  13x5.0-6  
Front caster bearings  Sealed ball bearings  
Drive tires  22x9.50-10  
Hourmeter  Yes  
Service interval decal  Yes  
Storage compartment  Yes  
Cup holder  Yes  
Seat back height  Medium-back with armrests, 18 in. 
 45.7 cm 
Fore-aft adjustment  While seated, 3 in. 
 7.6 cm 
Seat suspension  Two springs  
Lift system  
Type  48A and 54A - hand lever with optional foot lift  
 62C - hand lever and foot lift  
Mower cut height  1-4 in. 
 2.5-10.2 cm 
Cut height increments  0.25 in.
 0.64 cm 
Preset cut height  Yes  
Mower deck  
Width of cut  48 in. 
 122 cm 
 54 in. 
 137 cm  
 62 in. 
 157 cm 
Type  Side discharge  
Mower deck material  10 gauge 
 0.135 in.
 3.4 mm 
Mower drive system  V-belt  
Type  Electric, 125 lb-ft 
 169 Nm 
Drive  V-belt  
Wheelbase  48.7 in. 
 123.7 cm 
Overall length  76.7 in. 
 194.8 cm 
Width without mower  47.4 in. 
 120.4 cm 
Width with mower  48A - 62.6 in.
 159 cm  
 54A - 68.8 in. 
 174.8 cm 
 62C - 75.6 in. 
 192 cm 
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage)  48A - 54 in. 
 137.2 cm 
 54A - 59.7 in. 
 151.6 cm 
 62C - 67.4 in. 
 171.3 cm 
Height  42 in.  
 106.7 cm 
Weight  With mower and fuel, 48A - 638 lb 
 289 kg 
 With mower and fuel, 54A - 654 lb 
 297 kg 
 With mower and fuel, 62C - 687 lb 
 312 kg 
Operator presence system  Yes  
Park brake interlock  Yes  
Safety video  Yes  
Buyer's notes  
Note 1  Mower wash port makes cleaning the deck easier  
Note 2  Flip-up foot platform for easy service access  
Note 3  18-position adjustable motion-control levers  
U.S. warranty  4 year or 300 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 attachments  
Rear bagger  48A and 54A, 6.5 bu 
 229.1 L 
Mulching system  Yes  
Single light kit  ---  
Double light kit  Yes  
Rubber floor mat  Yes  
Sun shade  ---  
Mounted sprayer  15 U.S. gal. 
 56.8 L 
Storage cover  Yes  
Light kit  Dual headlight kit  
Material collection system  45A and 54A, Power Flow™ rear bagger, 6.5 bu 
 229.1 L 
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