All service components are easy to access:
Canister-type heavy-duty air cleaner is easy to reach and easy to service:
Engine oil service points are grouped together in easy-to-reach locations:
Simply raising the leaning pad exposes the hydrostatic oil reservoir, control linkage and other service areas.
A periodic service chart is provided on the back of the leaning pad for convenience in keeping up on required service.
One large knob is used to remove service access shields on the mower deck, battery box, etc.:
Threaded ball and socket rod ends are used throughout the QuikTraks:
Access to check and service the hydrostatic pumps and motors is readily available at the rear of the machine.
Transmission tow valves are located on the hydrostatic pumps to enable moving the vehicle without the engine running.
Four tow holes, two at the front and two at the rear, are provided for safely towing or anchoring the vehicle.
Secure battery box is provided to protect the battery, for reliable operation:
Controls are color coded and logically placed to make them easy for the operator to find and use:
Separate choke is easy to locate and use.
A tire brake is provided to give stability for parking the vehicle on hillsides and for transport; it should be engaged whenever the machine is not being used:
On the 648R, 652R, 652R EFI, 661R, and 661R EFI QuikTraks, an easy-to-use cutting height adjustment system allows the operator to adjust the mower deck cutting height with no tools and minimal effort:
NOTE: Additional information on mower cutting height adjustment can be found in the mower deck section.
From the operator's platform to the mower deck, John Deere QuikTrak™ Mowers have a compact and functional design:
Whether mowing hills or on the level, trimming or mowing straight-away, the operator of a John Deere QuikTrak is able to affect the performance of the machine with their body:
John Deere QuikTraks are designed, tested, and manufactured to provide the best commercial mowing machines available:
A well-designed mower deck can make the difference between just getting the job done and getting eye-catching results. The 7-gauge, 0.177-in. (4.6-mm) fabricated Mulch On Demand mower deck delivers a high-quality cut in diverse conditions to enhance mowing performance and the opportunity for profit for lawn-care businesses.
Key features of the 7-Iron Mulch On Demand mower Deck:
A powerful vacuum effect is created by the deck's unique air-flow design, which pulls more grass upright so that the blades can cut more evenly.
The wide-discharge opening and raised deflector provide even clipping dispersal for an excellent finished appearance when the mulch baffles are in the open position.
Caster wheels and anti-scalp rollers contribute to a smooth, even cutting job:
Mower cutting height can be set from 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) to 5 in. (12.7 cm) in 0.25-in. (0.64-cm) increments:
Mower deck shields are easy to remove, with knobs providing access to the drive belt and other service points.
The Mulch On Demand mower deck delivers unprecedented levels of productivity and versatility to commercial mower operations. With the ability to change between side discharging and mulching with the convenient dash-mounted switch, keeping most clippings out of landscaping features is extremely easy.
A dependable electric linear actuator is used to close and open the mulching baffles. Deck can be converted from a wide-open side-discharge mode to a fully-chambered mulching mode or any position in-between by holding down on the electric switch that is conveniently located on the dash.
High-quality, adjustable control arms are used to permit precise adjustment and long, trouble-free operation.
Heavy-duty mulch and discharge baffles open and close reliably and completely with the touch of a switch.
When the discharge and mulch baffles are in the closed position, the three blade chambers are separated just the right amount for optimum mulching performance.
A commercial-quality 24.6-hp* (18.3-kW) at 3600 rpm air-cooled engine with electronic fuel injection (EFI) powers the QuikTrak™ Mower:
Full-pressure lubrication with full-flow filter
Engine is equipped with a replaceable oil filter for longer engine life.
Engine oil filter and oil drain are located close together for easy and convenient service.
*The engine horsepower and torque information are provided by the engine manufacturer
to be used for comparison purposes only. Actual operating horsepower and torque will be less.
Refer to the engine manufacturer’s website for additional information.
Key safety features of QuikTraks include:
Operator presence starting system
QuikTrak mower decks are evaluated by the manufacturer (John Deere Turf Care) and conform to ANSI B71.4 2004 safety certification specifications for commercial turf care equipment.
QuikTrak™ Mowers use a heavy-duty hydrostatic pump and wheel-motor drive system that gives reliable and consistent performance and long life:
Two Hydro-Gear™ 0.73 cu in. (12-cc) axial piston, variable displacement pumps provide hydraulic power to the wheel motors:
Two individual 15-cu in. (245.8-cc) piston wheel motors power the QuikTrak drive wheels. Their heavy-duty construction and super-efficient axial-piston design provides superior performance and seamless power to the wheels:
A spin-on type replaceable hydraulic oil filter is conveniently located:
A hydraulic fluid oil reservoir is located behind the leaning pad:
Transmission tow valves are provided on each hydrostatic pump to permit moving the QuikTrak without the engine running.
Hydro-Gear is a U.S.-registered trademark of Hydro-Gear Company.
|Model no.||ECV740 EFI|
|Horsepower (gross)||At 3600 rpm
|Displacement||45.6 cu in.
|Oil filter||Full flow, replaceable|
|Air cleaner||Heavy-duty canister with safety element|
|Fuel type||Gasoline, electronic fuel injection|
|Fuel tank capacity||5.6 U.S. gal.
|Fuel tank switch/shut-off valve||Yes|
|Charge system||At 3600 rpm
|Battery voltage||12 V|
|Cold cranking amp|
|Operator presence starting system||Yes|
|Hydraulic pumps||Hydro-Gear with fans 0.73 cu in.
|Wheel motors||Hydro-Gear 15 cu in.
|Speed and direction control||Twin hand-controlled levers|
|Hydraulic capacity||With filter-wet, dry 2.9, 5 qt
2.7, 4.7 L
|Hydraulic oil cooler|
|Drive tires||20x10-8 Turf Master|
|Load rating||4 PR|
|Dynamic braking||Dual hand-controlled levers|
|Park brake||Tire engagement|
|Park brake actuation||Hand lever|
|Type||Electro-Magnetic with brake 200 lb-ft
|Drive||Dual B-section V-belt with Kevlar� cord|
|Deck construction||Fabricated steel, floating mount system, Mulch On Demand|
|Deck thickness||7 gauge
|Discharge||Side or mulch|
|Cutting width||52 in.
|Tip speed||18,900 fpm
|Caster wheel type||No-flat semi-pneumatic with sealed bearings|
|Caster wheel size||13x6.5-6|
|Front anti-scalp rollers||Center, left|
|Rear anti-scalp rollers|
|Width||Deflector down 66 in.