S240 Lawn Tractor, 42-in Deck

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Key Features Two side-by-side forward and reverse pedalsWide, welcoming operator stationCool and comfortable 15-in. (38 cm) open, high-back seatPowerful V-Twin EngineTested and proven 42-in. (106.7 cm) Edge Cutting SystemVisit John...


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Key Features

Two side-by-side forward and reverse pedals
Wide, welcoming operator station
Cool and comfortable 15-in. (38 cm) open, high-back seat
Powerful V-Twin Engine
Tested and proven 42-in. (106.7 cm) Edge Cutting System

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Engine is powerful and smooth-running premium V-twin design
Hood will not dent or rust and includes quality headlights for good visibility
Operator station designed for comfortable operation
CargO Mount system makes installation of rear bagger and other attachments easy
Fuel Tank has gauge to show fuel level from the operators seat
Reverse implement option (RIO)
Hydro-static/automatic transmission gives an infinite choice of ground speeds
Serviceability is convenient with an easy-open hood
Frame made of full-length welded steel for reliability

Power: 18.5 hp (13.8 kW)
Displacement: 36.8 cu in. 603 cc
Manufacturer/model: FS600V
Type: Overhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
Cylinders: V-twin, cast-iron liners
Governor: Mechanical
Choke/speed control: Separate Levers, automatic choke return 
Cooling method: Air
Air cleaner: Dry, replaceable with foam precleaner
Oil drain: No tools

Fuel system
Type: Gasoline
Fuel delivery: Pulse pump and carburetor
Fuel gauge: Mechanical, viewable from seat
Fuel tank location: Rear
Fuel fill opening: Center, 1.75 in. 4.45 cm
Fuel tank capacity: 2.4 U.S. gal. 9.1 L

Electrical system
Battery: 12 V 195 CCA
Charging system: Flywheel alternator, 15 amp
Engine starter: Bendix type
Hourmeter: Yes, with service reminder
Headlights: Two standard, incandescent
Taillights or reflector: Reflectors
Backup lights: No
Rear work lights: No
12-V outlet: Optional

Type: K46 hydrostatic integrated with transaxle
Control: Two-pedal foot-controlled hydro-static
Cruise control: Standard
Oil cooler: Fins and fan on trans-axle
Oil filter: Yes, internal, not replaceable
Differential lock: No
Forward speed: 0-5.5 mph 0-8.9 km/h
Reverse speed: 0-3.2 mph 0-5.1 km/h
Brakes: Internal wet disk

Frame: Full-length welded steel
Primer/paint: E-coat/powder
Weight bracket: Optional rear
Receiver hitch: No
Front axle: Cast-iron front axle, powdered-metal front wheel bushings
Spindle bushings: No
Front tires: 15x6-6
Rear tires: 20x10-8
Hood material: JD Loy, UV resistant
Fender deck material: Stamped steel
Floor mats: Yes, with debris removing channels
Storage: Storage tray cover
Service interval decal: Yes
Fender handles/grips: Handgrips
Cup holder: Yes
Equipment mounting: CargO Mount™ system

Type: Sector and pinion with single drag link and tie rod 
All-wheel steer: Not available on this model 
Steering wheel: Deluxe, diameter - 14 in.
Tilt steering wheel: No 
Turning radius: 18 in. 45.7 cm
Uncut circle radius: 25 in. 63.5 cm

Type: Open-back design with grasp
Seat back height: 15 in. 38.1 cm
Armrests: No
Fore-aft adjustment: While seated: 5.5 in. 14 cm
Seat suspension: Tilt, two rubber isolators

Lift system
Type: Lever on fender deck
Hydraulic outlets: No
Mower cut height: 13 positions, 1-4 in. 2.5-10.2 cm
Cut height increments: 0.25 in. 0.64 cm
Preset cut height: No

Mower deck
Type: Side discharge
Cutting width: 42 in. 107 cm
Construction: Stamped steel deck shell
Mower deck material: Steel, 13 gauge 0.09 in. 2.3 mm
Mower wash port: Yes
Mower drive system: Electric power take-off (PTO) clutch
Mower wheels: Two
Mower wheel adjustment: One bolt
Mower level adjustment: Easy-level deck

Mower attachability
Type: Slide under tractor
Front draft arms: One spring clip
Rear draft arms: Two spring clips
Mower wheels rotate: No
Drive system: Single belt

Meets ANSI standard: Yes
Meets OPEI standard: Yes
Backup protection: Reverse Implement Option (RIO)
Safety video: Yes

Buyer's notes
Notes: JD Loy hood resists fading, won't rust or dent
Durable primer and powder paint finish
Large, 14-in. (36 cm) steering wheel for more comfortable operation
Warranty: 3 year/200 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.)

Height: 44.6 in.113.2 cm
Overall length: 75.1 in. 191 cm
Wheelbase: 48.9 in.124.2 cm
Width with mower: 54.9 in. 139 cm
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage): 44.8 in. 114 cm
Weight Mower: 458 lb.  208 kg

Shipping & Return Policy

Return Policy

We know that a purchased item may not fit or function as intended. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase, so if you are in a situation where you need to return a part, please feel free to do so! You can return any unused part in its original packaging for a full refund within 30 days of the original purchase. If the package is opened and the part is in the same condition as when you received it, we will charge a return fee of 15% of the purchase price for repackaging. Please furnish the original copy of your purchase receipt or printed copy of the web confirmation of your order. Sale items are non-returnable and no refund will be given. If you cannot physically return a part to one of our locations in Arkansas or Missouri, please email marketing@gogreenway.com for a Return Goods Authorization and instructions on shipping the part back for your credit. Shipping charges are non-refundable. If you prefer to exchange the part for a similar part, please do so at one of our locations within 30 days of original purchase..


We ship UPS and USPS from our locations. Currently, we only ship to continental US addresses. Large items such as safes and all products with engines cannot be shipped commercially due to freight company restrictions. While we prefer that you pick up these products at a convenient Greenway Equipment location near you, we can arrange delivery during our normal business hours. There will be a delivery fee of up to $150 based on the product and mileage to your desired delivery point. After your order is placed, we will be in touch to discuss delivery options and cost. Or email us here to start the conversation! For mowers, tractors and implements, we will deliver within a 50-mile radius of any of our Greenway Equipment locations in Missouri and Arkansas. This includes delivery into the Memphis, TN area. If you need the product further than 50 miles from any of our 28 locations, we request that you come to our location to pick up your purchase.

Warranty Information

John Deere parts have a 6-month warranty. We will follow the John Deere guidelines for Deere parts to ensure your satisfaction.

Other vendors that we provide have various warranty policies and we will assist you in determining if the vendor will cover a part failure.
Greenway Equipment does not provide any warranty, implied or otherwise. As representatives of various manufacturers, we do everything we can to provide the full value of the warranty for our customers.