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The following models are covered by this manual: 38-Inch and 46-Inc / John Deere
15538 Gear 1646 Hydro
1538 Gear 1638 Hydro
Manual Language: English
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Are you in need of a comprehensive technical manual and parts catalog for your John Deere 38-Inch and 46-Inch Sabre Lawn Tractor? Look no further than the John Deere 38-Inch and 46-Inch Sabre Lawn Tractor Technical Manual - TM-GX10131. With 30 engine specifications/technical specs, you'll be able to repair and maintain your lawn tractor with ease.
Engine Specifications/Technical Specs:
• 4-cycle Briggs & Stratton engine
• 16 horsepower
• Single cylinder
• Electric starter
• 1.5 gallon fuel tank
• 2.5 quarts oil capacity
• 12-volt battery
• 8.5 mph forward speed
• 3.5 mph reverse speed
• 38-inch or 46-inch cutting width
• Mulching or bagging capabilities
• 5 cutting heights
• 15-inch turning radius
• Front wheel drive
• Tuff Torq K51 hydrostatic transmission
• 18-inch rear tires
• 15-inch front tires
• Pivoting front axle
• Steel frame construction
• 13-gauge steel deck
• Spring-assisted deck lift
• Adjustable seat
• Cup holder
• Hour meter
• Reverse safety switch
• Operator presence system
• Key ignition
• Foot pedal control
Maintenance Intervals and General Maintenance Tips:
■ Regular maintenance intervals for the John Deere 38-Inch and 46-Inch Sabre Lawn Tractors typically include oil and filter changes, air filter cleaning/replacement, and spark plug replacement.
■ It is recommended to check and adjust tire pressure regularly to ensure even cutting and smooth operation.
■ Keep the mower deck clean to prevent grass buildup, which can affect cutting performance and lead to corrosion.
■ Lubricate moving parts, such as the mower deck spindles and pivot points, according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
■ Check the battery regularly and clean the terminals to maintain optimal electrical performance.
■ Inspect the cutting blades regularly for damage or wear, and replace them as needed for efficient cutting.
Common Issues and Solutions:
* Starting Problems: If the lawn tractor is difficult to start or won't start at all, check the battery charge, spark plug condition, and fuel supply. Ensure the ignition switch and safety interlock switches are functioning correctly.
* Poor Cutting Performance: If the mower is not cutting evenly or leaving streaks, check the blade condition and sharpness. Ensure the mower deck is properly leveled and adjust the cutting height as needed.
* Loss of Power or Stalling: Check the air filter for clogs or dirt accumulation. Clean or replace the air filter to ensure proper airflow. Inspect the fuel filter and fuel lines for any blockages or damage.
* Uneven Drive or Transmission Issues: If the lawn tractor experiences difficulty in forward or reverse movement or exhibits jerky operation, check the drive belt tension, condition, and alignment. Ensure the transmission fluid level is within the recommended range.
Tuning Tips or Modifications:
+ Upgrading the cutting blades to high-performance or mulching blades can improve cutting efficiency and grass clippings management.
+ Consider adding a striping kit to create professional-looking stripes on your lawn.
+ Installing a hitch attachment can allow for towing capabilities, expanding the utility of the lawn tractor.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
► Bagging systems for collecting grass clippings.
► Front and rear attachments for additional lawn care tasks, such as dethatching or aerating.
► Sunshades or canopies for protection from the sun during operation.
► Snowblower attachments for clearing snow during winter months.
► Additional storage options, such as rear-mounted toolboxes or storage racks.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Strengths: Reliable performance, durable construction, comfortable seating, and ease of operation.
☻ Weaknesses: Limited cutting width for larger properties, occasional issues with the transmission or drive belt.
Repairs That Need to be Carried Out Most Frequently:
→ Routine maintenance tasks such as oil changes, filter replacements, and spark plug replacements.
→ Drive belt replacements due to wear or stretching.
→ Blade replacements or sharpening for efficient cutting.
→ Battery replacements after the end of its lifespan.
→ Addressing any issues with the ignition system or safety interlock switches.
The John Deere 38-Inch and 46-Inch Sabre Lawn Tractor Technical Manual - TM-GX10131 is an OEM manual that contains detailed information on everything from engine repair and maintenance to electrical system troubleshooting. It also includes a parts catalog with diagrams and part numbers for easy ordering. This manual is a must-have for any John Deere lawn tractor owner, whether you're a professional landscaper or a homeowner with a large lawn to maintain.
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The John Deere 38-Inch and 46-Inch Sabre Lawn Tractor Technical Manual - TM-GX10131 covers serial numbers from 010001 to 090000 for the Sabre 1338 Gear, Sabre 1538 Hydro, Sabre 1538 Gear, Sabre 1546 Gear, and Sabre 1638 Hydro models.