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Residential & Acreage Z540M with 48-, 54-, or 62-inch Deck

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  • 24-hp (17.9 kW)* V-Twin engine
  • 48- or 54-in. Accel Deep™ mower deck, or 62-in. Edge™ deck
  • 8.5-mph ground speed
  • 22 x 9.5 rear tires for better traction


Make/Model John Deere Z540M Residential ZTrak™ Mower with 48-, 54-, or 62-in. Deck
Power 24 hp (17.9 kW)
Model number FS730V
Displacement 44.3 cu in. (726 cc)
Cylinders V-twin
Lubrication Full pressure with replaceable filter, capacity 2.2 U.S. qt (2.1 L)
Type OHV
Battery 12 V (340 CCA)
Choke/speed control Separate control levers
Cooling method Air
Fuel tank capacity 3.5 U.S. gal. (13.2 L)
Fuel gauge Fuel level sight line
Forward speed 0-8.5 mph (0-13.7 km/h)
Reverse speed 0-4 mph (0-6.4 km/h)
Speed and direction control Twin levers
Control adjustment 3-height/18 positions
Frame Heavy-duty frame tubing
Primer/paint E-coat/powder
Front caster tires 13x5.0-6
Front caster bearings Sealed ball bearings
Drive tires 22x9.50-10
Hourmeter Yes
Service interval decal Yes
Storage compartment Yes
Cup holder Yes
Seat back height Medium-back with armrests, 18 in. (45.7 cm)
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Seat suspension Two springs
Type Hand lever, optional foot lift
Mower cut height 1-4 in. (2.5-10.2 cm)
Cut height increments 0.25 in. (0.64 cm)
Preset cut height Yes
Width of cut 48 in. (122 cm)
Type Side discharge
Mower deck material 11 gauge 0.12 in. (3 mm)
Mower drive system V-belt
Type Electric, 125 lb-ft (169 Nm)
Drive Belt
Wheelbase 48.7 in. (123.7 cm)
Overall length 76.7 in. (194.8 cm)
Width without mower 47.4 in. (120.4 cm)
Width with mower 62.6 in. (159 cm)
Width with mower (deflector raised for storage) 54 in. (137.2 cm)
Height 42 in. (106.7 cm)
Weight 638 lb (289 kg)
Operator presence system Yes
Park brake interlock Yes
Safety video Yes
Note 1 Mower wash port makes cleaning the deck easier
Note 2 Flip-up foot platform for easy service access
Note 3 15-position adjustable motion-control levers
U.S. warranty 4 year or 300 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 or for details.)
Rear bagger 6.5 bu (229.1 L)
Mulching system Yes
Double light kit Yes
Rubber floor mat Standard equipment
Mounted sprayer 15 U.S. gal. (56.8 L)
Storage cover Yes
Light kit Dual headlight kit
Material collection system Power Flow™ rear bagger, 6.5 bu (229.1 L)
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