The Z345M is our entry-level zero turn model featuring an attention to detail that makes it a wise investment. The Z345M features a bigger powerful 14,9kW V-twin cylinder OHV engine that delivers reliable and consistent performance.
Ease of use is guaranteed through the intuitive motion control levers. The 107cm (42in) mower deck delivers high performance and can be easily converted to mulching or collecting with the addition of optional kits.
ZTrak Mowers are designed around a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability.
Large front caster wheels and large rear drive wheels provide several operator benefits:
The operator platform is roomy and uncluttered for maximum comfort, and the controls are convenient to use:
A 14.9-kW (20.0-hp) at 3050 rpm V-twin engine with 724-cc (44.2-cu in.) displacement provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions:
Replaceable fuel filter and oil filter are easy to access and change to minimize service time and cost.
John Deere recommends the use of fuel stabilizer in gasoline.
Intek is a trademark of Briggs & Stratton Corporation.
The operator station is designed for operator comfort and convenience when operating all controls:
The comfortable seat provides good support for the operator:
Two steel coil suspension springs under the seat absorb shocks when traveling over rougher areas to provide a smoother ride.
The seat fore-aft adjustment is easy to make with the seat tilted up. The cut-height pin/socket can be used to loosen the bolts and make seat adjustments.
The cup holder is designed to hold two common cup sizes securely.
Covered storage under the seat and open storage along the left side of the vehicle provide safe and secure places for the operator to keep safety equipment, a cell phone, etc.
Large foot platform helps the operator remain comfortable and secure:
The motion-control levers can be adjusted to two different height settings and eighteen different fore-aft settings:
A standard shock absorber for the motion-control levers makes maneuvering ZTrak™ Mowers easy and comfortable:
Making the tracking adjustment from the operator seat is quick and easy. The cut-height pin doubles as a convenient tool for adjusting the motion-control levers.
The operator control panel is conveniently located and easy to use. The following instruments and controls are included:
The park brake is conveniently located:
The footrest area is hinged and easily raised for service to mower deck:
The engines are easy to service, including changing the oil and the oil filter and servicing the air filter.
Accel Deep mower decks have several features that make them easy to service:
Spring-loaded, flip-up belt guards make removing debris easy.
All mower decks have provision for a standard, 9.5-mm (3/8-in.) ratchet wrench to be used for releasing belt tension when removing the drive belt.
The Power Flow blower used on 122-cm (48-in.) mower decks is mounted on a sturdy swing arm that allows easy installation and cleanout.
Tie-down locations are provided for convenience and safety when trailering the machine.
The 107-cm (42-in.) Accel Deep Mower Deck is a stamped-steel, deep, flat-top design that delivers excellent cut quality, productivity, cleanliness, durability, and versatility. Optimal performance and dispersion of clippings is provided, even at faster mowing speeds:
Deep mower-deck stamping gives excellent cut quality. It allows the cut and suspended material room to exit the deck without getting recut:
Deep mower-deck stamping gives high productivity, which gets the job done fast. It allows the cut and suspended material room to exit the deck quickly, reducing the amount of re-cutting so more power is available to process incoming grass:
Large discharge opening is both high and wide to handle more material:
The flat-top shape of the deck stamping is optimal for keeping itself and the operator clean:
Cleaning a mower deck, both top and bottom, is one of the most frequent maintenance activities:
A wash port is provided to make cleaning the underside of the mower deck easy.
The 42A Mower Deck has strong spindle pockets, to keep the blades aligned, even after years of tough service:
Mower wheels are double-captured:
Low-tension belt-drive design reduces the side load on the engines lower bearing and mower deck bearings for longer life.
Rolled outer edge of the deck provides extra strength and protection.
Dual-stage E-coat and powder-paint coatings provide extra protection from rust.
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|Recommended Mowing Area||Up to 8000 m²|
|Cutting Width||107 cm|
|Engine Power||14.9 kW|
|Speed||Up to 10.8 km/h (6.7 mph)|