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John Deere WG48A

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Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers

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  • Powerful air-cooled engine
  • Pistol-grip controls
  • Five-speed gearbox
  • 7-gauge fabricated fixed mower deck
Manufacturer John Deere
Model WG48A (2017)
Manufacturer  ---  
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  3,600 rpm 
Idle Speed  1,500 rpm 
Ignition/Starter  Electronic/recoil start  
Valving  Overhead valves  
Oil filter  Standard  
Lubrication  Full pressure  
Governor  Flyweight all speed governor  
Hourmeter  Standard, digital  
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 presence starting system  Standard  
Transmission  Five-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, 0-5.4 mph 
   0-8.7 km/h 
   Reverse, 0-2.7 mph 
   0-4.3 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 
36-in. Deck  ---  
Material  ---  
Blades  ---  
Blade drive  ---  
Blade tip speed  ---  
Cutting height  ---  
Width (chute up)  ---  
Weight  ---  
48-in. Deck  Floating style, 48 in. 
   122 cm 
Material  Fabricated steel, 7 gauge 
   0.180 in. 
   4.6 mm 
Blades  Three  
Blade drive  Belt  
Blade tip speed  Approximately 18,000 fpm 
   5,486 m/min 
Cutting height  1.5-4.75 in. 
   3.8-12.1 cm 
Width (chute up)  ---  
Weight  ---  
54-in. Deck  ---  
Material  ---  
Blades  ---  
Blade drive  ---  
Blade tip speed  ---  
Cutting height  ---  
Width (chute up)  ---  
Weight  ---  
Warranty  24 month, single source commercial  
Date collected  20-Apr-2017  

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