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John Deere 648M

648m large

600 M Series

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  • Compact design for easy hauling
  • Hydrostatic drive system
  • Commercial-quality engine
  • Easy to maintain
Manufacturer John Deere
Model 648M (2017)
Manufacturer  ---  
Model no.  FX691V  
Horsepower (gross)  At 3600 rpm, 22 hp 
   16.4 kW 
Displacement  44.3 cu in. 
   726 cc 
Cylinders  Two, V-twin  
Crankcase capacity  With filter, 2.2 qt 
   2.1 L 
Oil filter  Full flow, replaceable  
Lubrication  Full pressure  
Cooling  Forced air  
Air cleaner  Dry type, dual stage  
Pre-cleaner  ---  
Fuel system  
Fuel type  Gasoline  
Fuel consumption  ---  
Fuel tank capacity  5.5 U.S. gal. 
   20.8 L 
Fuel tank switch/shut-off valve  Yes  
Electrical system  
Charge system  At 3600 rpm, 15 amp 
Battery voltage  12 V 
Cold cranking amp  300 amp 
Hour meter  Digital  
Operator presence starting system  Yes  
Wheel motors  Hydro-Gear HGM-P, 12 cu in. 
   196 cc 
Travel speed    
Forward  Infinite, 0-8.2 mph 
   Infinite, 0-13.2 km/h 
Reverse  Infinite, 0-3.5 mph 
   Infinite, 0-5.6 km/h 
Speed and direction control  Twin hand-controlled levers  
Hydraulic capacity  With filter, dry, 5 qt 
   4.7 L 
Hydraulic oil cooler  Yes  
Filter  Spin-on replaceable  
Hydraulic pumps    
Drive tires  18x10.5-10 Turf Master  
Rear tires  ---  
Load rating  4 PR  
Dynamic braking  Dual hand-controlled levers  
Park brake  Tire engagement  
Park brake actuation  Hand lever  
Type  Electro-magnetic with brake, 125 lb-ft 
   169 Nm 
Drive  Dual B-section V-belt with Kevlar® cord  
Mower decks  
Available widths  48 in. 
   122 cm 
Deck construction  Fabricated steel, floating mount system  
Deck thickness  7 gauge 
   0.177 in. 
   4.6 mm 
Discharge  Side  
Height-of-cut range  1.25-5 in. 
   3.2-12.7 cm 
Increments  0.25 in. 
   0.635 cm 
Cutting width  48 in. 
   122 cm 
Length  16.5 in. 
   41.9 cm 
Thickness  0.203 in. 
   0.516 cm 
Tip speed  18,900 fpm 
   5,761 m/min 
Number  Three  
Caster wheel type  No-flat semi-pneumatic with sealed bearings  
Caster wheel size  11x4.5-6  
Front anti-scalp rollers  Double-captured center  
Rear anti-scalp rollers  ---  
Length  59.75 in. 
   151.8 cm 
Width  Deflector down, 62 in. 
   157.4 cm 
Height  46 in. 
   117 cm 
Weight  With full fuel and oil, 820 lb 
   372 kg 
Additional information  
Date collected  08-Nov-2016

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