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Specs and Product-Details:
Production/model years: 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975.
Engines: all engines
John Deere 300 1974-1975
John Deere 400 1972-1973
John Deere 500 1972-1973
John Deere 600 1973-1974
John Deere JDX4 1973-1975
John Deere JDX4 Special, 1974
John Deere JDX6 1974-1975
John Deere JDX8 1974-1975
John Deere JD295/S 1974
John Deere JD340/S 1975
Manual Language: English
Manual format: PDF / e-book (zip)
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This PDF file is the same manual used by John Deere snowmobile service technicians for service, maintenance and repairs.
Here are the engine specs for the listed John Deere snowmobile models:
• John Deere 300 1974-1975: Kawasaki 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 295cc, 28 horsepower
• John Deere 400 1972-1973: Kawasaki 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 400cc, 34 horsepower
• John Deere 500 1972-1973: Kawasaki 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 438cc, 37 horsepower
• John Deere 600 1973-1974: Kawasaki 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 603cc, 44 horsepower
• John Deere JDX4 1973-1975: Kohler 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 295cc, 24 horsepower
• John Deere JDX4 Special, 1974: Kohler 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 295cc, 24 horsepower
• John Deere JDX6 1974-1975: Kohler 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 436cc, 32 horsepower
• John Deere JDX8 1974-1975: Kohler 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 436cc, 32 horsepower
• John Deere JD295/S 1974: Kohler 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 295cc, 24 horsepower
• John Deere JD340/S 1975: Kohler 2-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, 339cc, 30 horsepower
Tips for Maintaining a 1974 John Deere JDX4 Snowmobile
To keep your 1974 John Deere JDX4 snowmobile in good condition and running smoothly, consider following these three tips:
Keep the carburetor clean: The carburetor is responsible for mixing fuel and air to provide power to the engine. Keeping it clean is essential for optimal performance. Clean the carburetor regularly, especially after each ride and before storing the snowmobile. You can use carburetor cleaner and compressed air to remove dirt and debris.
Check and maintain the chain case oil: The chain case oil lubricates the chain and gears, which is crucial for the proper function of the snowmobile. Check the oil level regularly and change it as needed, using the recommended oil type specified in the owner's manual. Low oil levels can cause the chain and gears to wear prematurely, while dirty oil can cause damage to the components.
Check and maintain the track: The track is the most important component of a snowmobile, as it is responsible for propelling the vehicle through the snow. Check the track for any signs of wear, damage, or missing lugs. It's important to keep the track tight and aligned to ensure smooth operation and reduce wear on the drive components.
Remember, the 1974 John Deere JDX4 snowmobile is an older model, and some parts may be hard to find. Consider purchasing a manual or consulting with a professional mechanic to ensure proper maintenance and repairs. You can find manuals and replacement parts from online suppliers such as www.repairloader.com.