Please add my name to the list for the Class action suite. And buy it on faith. Shipped out eight kits today. Thinking that John Deere was “THE” name in tractors, I find this site and learned “much’ more! They responded to me within the next day which I thought was impressive. Apparently TT supplies the transmissions to JD without the transmission fluid. The X300 series is portion of the John Deere riding mowers that belongs to a selected series that is counted as a range of mowers that are more reliable than ever before released. I mow a lot of hills over some pretty rough terrain so the next mower had better be rugged. BS is what I say. Now, I mow for 15 minutes then let it rest for hour (or two). If we can find more K66’s, which is very doubtful, the pricing will be at least $500 higher. Then it started slipping cogs in the differential. Found an axle kit on ebay $150.00 and replaced the axle (found the step by step instructions on the internet). I have an L120 with 410 hours and the transmission will not pull on up inclines. Have been following this for the last few days. After it sat all winter I started it, and it moved! At the JD dealer I bought 2 quarts of JD hydrostatic transmission fluid…..$4.99/quart. I have a Saber by John Deere that is starting to have problems going up hill. It appears that legislation cutting consumer protection rights will be challenged or greatly reduced soon. (Plus tax) However, I am told that for about The dealer said he would sell me a transmission at cost for the JD just to get it running. Can use it for a couple hours without issue but expect next week when I go to use it again will have same problem. Glad to hear I’m not alone with the Blind Faith I placed in John Deere when I bought a G-100 that delivered less that 300 hours of service. If the transmission fails it is a “remove-and-replace” part…a throw-a-way. with about 600 hours . ————— A loud whining noise can be heard from the back of the tractor when in use. The JD sits under a tarp because I am sick and tired of trying to keep it working. I went across the street and purchased a Z-Force Cub Cadet zero turn mower, WOW what a machine! It’s obvious from the number of comments and page visits that this is a very serious problem, so I’m collecting names to start a class action lawsuit for those of us that own a John Deere “L’ series Lawn Tractor. FYI: I’m considering setting up a “Refurbishing and Upgrade” service. The Coca Cola Company Official Prize Notification, 2010 World cup in South Africa FIFA Promotion team. So my word of warning, do not make it do the work of a tractor. Now, it will not even go in forward or reverse. It can’t be dust entering from the outside, so I assume it’s just the break down of oil? Roger did send me this however: REGARDING THE REVERSE LOCK-OUT SWITCH: (Step #14,) If you decide not to reconnect the switch, as most elect, secure the switch inside the frame, as the instructions indicate. INSANE!! I’ve added a “Johnny Bucket and Johnny Blade” too, and I’ve had no problems using those tools to their maximum capability. I have to cut a small amount and give it about two hours to cool then repeat. But our research also indicated that the engine-fan problem could affect other equipment from some commercial brands. I completed this install by myself and it took about 4 1/2 hours and can be done by the average homeowner quite easily. Unfortunately, virtually all of the “under $4000” tractors brands use a K46 or a variation. As one customer pointed out, you would also need to buy new attachments, such as snow blades and snow blowers. It runs good but has no power to go up small inclines. Hi; I have a 2004 John Deere L-120 and every week when I go out to start mowing, it starts right up. The K46 transmission is a TERRIBLE DESIGN and should be replaced with the K66 BY John Deere and Tuff Torque at THEIR cost as BOTH knew they were bad. I was not happy with that and started my search. Not only did it make my mower a stronger machine but Roger is a great person to deal with. WHY in God’s name is TuffTork still producing this toy of a Transaxle anyways ? This seems to be a problem with the newer John Deeres (like everything else actually) Newer items don’t last as long as older models. It’s been a nightmare since then, won’t pull small hills reverse barley works. Changed did not help. However after talking with a close friend who is also a mechanic at a local John Deere Dealer about the situation I decided to bit the bullit and purchase the upgrade. Now 3 yrs. I am going to try and find a dealer that will sell me the k66 tranny and wheels. K66 replacement is now $1600.00. Thanks for your notes on the transmission issue. and has gradually lost power each season since. After reading the blogs, I think I am a candidate for a replacement transmission. The hood is broke on the front and I no longer have the mounting brackets to fix it if I buy a new hood. There is a reason why the warranty has a limit on it. I must have a good L130, It’s a 2003 w/196hr. She claimed they diagnosed it yesterday. Buyer beware! Now, it will ONLY SLOWLY, back-up, forward is fine ! the washers are less than a dollar. This is my first and last JD product. And for years, Consumer Reports’ rigorous tests and brand-repair surveys have consistently borne that out for the company’s lawn tractors, which have been tops in CR’s performance Ratings and reviews and in our annual reliability surveys. Goes great downhill! But after mowing for more than 30 minutes with a few hills the K46 is out of power. It just went again in fall of ‘09. They called and said they would not fix it because my hill was to steep and i had abused it by using chains on it while mowing. It looks and feels like a paper type material and did not disintegrate after washing with gasoline. What is my best solution to repair this and what is the cost? I do all the prescribed maintenance, and have never had any functional issues pulling/mowing/climbing. Hey Larry, do you happen to have any pictures you can share? I have the same problem with my john deere, as everyone else, dies when climbing a hill and if i leave it set for an hour it may work but not always, so sorry in trusted the name. That was fast info. ), (Ken, I used cinder blocks and some 2 x 4’s to block up the tractor. Of course this is not necessary if you have a helper. Thanks! Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this thread! my next mower will be some other color then green. The differential gears run in the same oil as the hydraulic pump and drive unit. I wrote several letters to John Deere and have heard nothing in return. Loss of pulling power and whine from trans. Start engine and adjust the throttle for high idle speed (full throttle). I have some inclines but nothing big. What a shame to have such a nice piece of equipment with a faulty K46 Hydrostatic Transmission. My brother in law was in a market for a rider he was seriously thinking John Deere, that changed when I left him cut some grass, it stopped moving, he said “What the heck?” ?!?!?!? JD is really not interested. There is a little rod at the back that is … I cleaned it thoroughly with gasoline and an old toothbrush, then blew it out with air, repeating this about 3 times. lock. As you can tell from the reviews herein, JD is clearly putting out a defective piece of equipment. I have to throttle up to get it to run efficiently. That is a flat out lie, I know better, I’m a disabled person with breathing trouble and I will never buy another john deere! Instead of using auto stands, as recommended, I used two small “A” Frames with chain hoist on each and a bracket made to attach to the rear of the tractor(all my buddies). I also wanted to know what the procedure is to purge any air in the K66 as I would imagine that would cause it to not perform. I guess I’ll sell the engine and junk the rest and buy the cheapest mower I can find . The transmission has been declining steadily since last summer but is now at the point where I have to get creative to mow even the flatter points of the yard in a way so I mow on the down hill taking even more time and to add insult to injury most of the yellow paint on the deck is gone. Thank You. The only saving grace for me is I have done my own work on the L-120. My wife suggested I stop eating and that the extra weight was putting undue wear and tear on my riding lawn mower…. I also own a JD lawn tractor from the early 80’s. Took it to a local mower/power sports shop and he had it running like a top for $87. At this point one thing is for sure, the tractor may spin to a stop but it sure will not stall to a stop. Their sales and profits are in the B B B Billions, annually, but they won’t do the simple things to improve a product or satisfy a customer. It has 270 hours on it and has never pulled any weight other than my 200 pounds and I have no hills on my 1 acre yard. After cooling down I cut my yard and was pleased. Prices go up, quality goes down, quality is none existent, and accountability is not in the manufacturing industry. I guess all I have to do is adjust the bolts at the end of the brake rod? I’ve replaced a spindle, a belt and pulleys. I paid $2.200 for the entire machine?? Compared to buying a new tractor with the same capability as a K66 upgraded tractor, the kit is a real bargain. I think that everybody who has had a problem with the transmission should have john deere make a recall on these mowers, they just don’t last! Seem to be located in the same place as on the diagram of the transmittion on a L120. In the meantime will keep an eye out for an old Farmall with belly mower and use it on the majority of acreage. I never heard another word. Re: John Deere X300 Advice Please Reply #6 Feb 22, 2011 9:07 pm I traded up the new X300 for the X320, bigger transmission (k-58) bigger deck (48") bigger motor (22hp) bigger tires should be fine for just cutting 2.5 acres of lawn. Rather than bend the rod, which then might make it too short, I suggest you drill a 3/16″ or 1/4″ hole (size is not critical) so the rod does not need to be bent or hit the tank. After 15 minutes of driving, I can’t climb the hill. I have a John Deere L120 and had very little warning when my transmission went out. It runs well now and has otherwise been a good mower that has had a lot of use on our 1 acre of slightly hilly grass. Maybe I should only use it as a lawn ornament!??? What malarkey. Other differences are L111 has manual PTO while L120/130 Electric PTO. You can now check your trans oil and fill as required. I was pissed that there was no safety brake or anything. Based on Tuff Torq’s recommendation used 5W50 Full Synthetic oil. I could not pay $700.00 for a new transmission… Didn’t make sense. Please add me to the class action suit. Come on John Deere, your name use to mean quality and craftsmanship. I should have taken pictures of the old “grimmy” oil sediment I found after draining the transmission. John Deere should have to replace the transmission with one that will work under regular mowing. I just learned today that Tuff Torq will build us a limited number of new K66’r! Please add me to the list for compensation. There are no provisions for an optional transmission with the necessary torque to handle this mower. hole and pushed it into the hose… snug fit nicely. 880 hours on the hour meter and the hydrostatic transmission is having the same issues everyone else is experiencing. My mower is losing power, even on small hills, changed transmission belt thinking this would alleviate the problem. Count me in. Last John deer for me. Included in the kit was even a drill bit for a hole needed in the frame and new valve stems for the new rims. I refilled the fluid, using 32 oz’s of AMSOIL, “ATH,” “TRACTOR & HYD OIL, SAE 5-30, # ATHQT-EA. The K46 transmission is a sealed unit, NOT serviceable or repairable. It also is parked in my garage and is no help to me. I also have a John Deere LT150 andLT155! If any intrest on buying the motor let me know. Last weekend my mower finally stopped climbing even my flattest path, it’s done in it’s present condition. One recall was of roughly 15,500 John Deere model D100, D110 (photo), D120, and D130 lawn tractors sold nationwide at Deere dealers, Home Depot, and Lowe’s from December 2010 through September 2011. It will NOT require repairing/rebuilding every 200 hours. I bought JD L130, it was the most expessive tractor in the store, and I wanted to go all out and buy the best. MODEL: LA 175 Tractor id: GXA 175A208870 DOM: 052009, ATTACHMENTS: Applicant needs to be reasonably handy with tools and mechanics. All of the new/surplus K66’s are sold. It held almost 2 quarts and now it will climb hills again like it use to. Because they did not inform me of this, and their reputation to please the customer, they eventually settled with me for part of the cost. should had thed K66 trans in this machine in the first place! Thanks. I have an LT160 drive belt blew, replaced it and noticed the fan above the trans was folding under the belt. Apparently the L120 was either designed to mow nothing more difficult than what I could do with a good pair of scissors or else they are designed to crap out unexpectedly so that we will for some apparent reason run out and buy another one in order to pad the John Deere Sales sheet for the year. Transmission very weak, unit is slow even with the pedal to the floor. If I hadn’t spent so time and money on the engine I would be tempted to junk the whole thing. …….FERRRRRRRGET about replacing the oil! After reading this thread, I’m glad I did. Count me in. 8/19/2014 UPDATE: CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT, SIGN THE PETITION. All the parts, even the nuts and bolts are neatly bagged and identified. The JD dealer basically laughed at me for being so stupid to buy a John Deere product citing that, “someone did not do a good job assessing my needs in a mower”, citing that it was not made for a hill! It Seems that John Deere does not provide the pre-cut Axle Keys for some of their axles installed in JD, or Scotts tractors. However, once I got everything back together I have no reverse. (Most hardware stores have this.) Seeing that it was not a speed demon, it made me question if something was wrong. No, a True Statement would be that a person looking for a quality mower thinks of John Deere, assumes that they make quality products, explains his needs to a salesman and is told the L will do just fine. Is there a JD message board where we can post what mowers we buy to replace our JD’s with faulty transmissions? legal that they were not going to do anything. Same goes for snap-on tools ever seen some at softcore or Sam’s club branded snap-on but not an actual snap-on tool. It takes out the “play” between the axle and rims and makes starts and stops much, much smoother. That on it’s face suggests culpability on their part at our expense! She is 91 years old and needs help and advice for managing the work. short life, poor build quality and expensive to fix. They twisted my words, made me look like I was a fool and didn’t know where the dealer sticker was. I always thought John Deere was a good product but not now. My mower is every bit as useless now as it was $360 dollars ago. However that is still good service I think. I have the same problem as everyone else that I mow for a while and then there is no power It has 74.8 hours on it……. I have already spent about half as much in repairs as I paid for it–broken front axle, blade clutch, 3 new blade spindles (got the good ones with grease fittings–one of the original ones literally caught on fire! Had to replace the transmission. You can also contact your local media newspaper, television ect. What to do, rebuild or replace the tranny? Given the well-defined nature of the problems and Deere’s pro-active approach, Consumer Reports will continue to recommend these models. Any chance you will get the K66’s fitted to the LT’s? HURRAY! The brakes seems to work ok. I would like Rogers E-mail address so I could talk more directly with him. At first I thought it was the belt (advice of the local JD dealer), so I gutted it out till spring, then changed the belt. Don’t wait … less than thirty left. I have a 1974 12hp massey hydrostatic tranny Im the 2nd owner never touched the tranny but the tucumceh turned it into a guy tractor got the wife L130 410hrs new drive belt still noise lacks power not impressed Im a hd mechanic in the forrest ind. Runs great, transmission already gave out! I’ll let you know how I made out after I put everything together again. The company told us it is moving to a pricier manufacturing process for its fasteners to preclude further hydrogen embrittlement. The K58 has 1″ axles, as does the K66 and has somewhat similar specs as the K66, except it does not have the external oil reservoir. Now I have to upgrade the Tranny to K66, but I fill John Deere should pay for some prorated costs considering going it only lasts 1 to 3 years before you have to spend another 1000 dollars. This is where this seemingly positive review comes to an end. 230 Hrs, are on the unit. I am so glad that I found that article in the JamesMaurer.com website that mentioned your upgrade kit. I shouldn’t have pay again so soon. Like others have said I actually popped a wheelie going up a slight incline! I was lucky in that my friend is a John Deere Mechanic and he gave me a few pointers even before the kit got here. Fortunately its under warranty but only until June. twice the cost of the new axle, I can buy a new and improved tractor. After the first joy ride, it pushed out a little bit of fluid on the floor, as one other guy said happened on his oil change. My L120 is going on 12 years of abuse now and still runs quite well. I had my son add a lttle pedal while I push on the belt and it actually moved forward so I’m hoping its just a loose belt. I sign, submit again, kicks back. I will never own another small JD lawn tractor. I plan to look into the upgrade kit. For the $665 I hope I can get 5 or 6 years out of this tranny. For those ho said not to buy the L-series from Lowe’s or Home depot,I bought my L-120 from a dealership (PLatte Valley, Wahoo,Ne.) I also used tools left for me by my buddy. Do you have a kit available for the LT180 (2003)? I am sure it is the k44 transmission but again no way to change hydraulic fluid?? We are now buying brand new K66’s directly from Tuff Torq and are continuing to produce and sell the popular K66 Upgrade Kits. I bought a JD LA120!!!! My JD (LA120) with the k66 kit and a snow blower was able to handle it extremely well. Cutting time for me was about 25 min. Please send me link to sign petition for class action law suit. Can you advise please. I bought this jd 130 in 2007. Should I be concerned about the noise? When i got this thingy it ran great.. 54″ deck on it and the deck never had an issue. If it can’t be fixed I’ll need to find another mower, GT or ZT. Getting the deck kit (with the aforementioned grease fittings) seems pricey, but it’s worth it. Maybe every one has a bit part in this play. The parts all look to be readily available from Tuff Torq and it appears that they even have kits made up…. That was the most time consuming part of the upgrade. Called JD again and asked why there was no way to regularly change the fluid I given the run around after asking for an inside schematic of the transaxle. Transmission popped out. Does anyone have any Corporate contacts at John Deere to complain about the LA140 unit? Unless you change the oil yearly, somehow it gets sludgy and clogs the internal filter, Internal filter design and poor access to easy oil change is the main problems with these xmsns. I have a 2003 LT 150 that has a tranmission that is starting to whine going up hill. Most of the L/D series lawnmowers make it to about 350-400 hours and usually the engine blows up around then due to poor maintenance. After we reported on the recalls, Consumer Reports interviewed representatives from John Deere to better understand what went wrong and to ask the questions owners and consumers might ask. I’ve decided to make another attempt at using the tractor as is, even if that means cutting the grass over a couple days and watch how you guys make out before making the commitment. I Googled for tranny info and this was the first website I logged onto. It still does OK when not bagging. David, I have an old Scotts L2048..with over 600 hrs on it. I think this forum proves that wrong, and that you are paying for a name that is not worthy, at least on the lower end mowers. I have an L120 at around 200 hours and it has lost power on hills and is very slow on flat ground. Today January 22, 2015, the mower has only 76.3 hours on it and the transmission is failing. I took mower to dealership to have oil changed. Never again will I trust the John Deere brand of yard equipment. What to do Consumer Reports has tested and recommended three of the recalled John Deere models: the X300, X304, and D110 (a CR Best Buy). It was out of warranty anyway and they never addressed the transaxle issue! I am in Australia but would be willing to try and help anyone thinking of upgrading an LT series mower, just leave a comment. he didnt want to spend that kind of money on a tractor and i kind of talked him into it sayin,” its a john deere- they wouldnt sell it if it wasnt a good tractor.” and eating my words every day. I suppose it is the transmission. I naively thought, surely John Deere has fixed that transmission problem by now, so I bought my LT155, again from a dealer. The tractor won’t move without it. Hmmm … I wonder why? more or less. Do I need to change the tranny fluid. If you can keep the front wheels on the ground it will climb anything I have in my yard. I opened the fill hole and dumped out the remaining old fluid. SNOW BLOWER: 44″ 2 STAGE S/N: M044SBH030499 M/N: MX37425, I too have been a “victim” of John Deere’s shenanigans. Sorry to hear you have had such a problem with them…. Their should have been a fix or upgrade. It’s a real fun unit! For a modest level home lawn, things work OK. Add in hills, or large areas, or other heavy loads like snow blowing and trouble is not far away. After receiving the out come of the lawsuit I still had to fight the dealer on how they wanted to rebuild the engine using old parts after they told me they had excessive wear. The repair is free—John Deere said that its dealer technicians can do the repair on the homeowner’s premises or will pay for transporting the tractor to the dealer if necessary. (refill it! Ps: Anyone ready for a Fully Electric, Solar rechargeable, conversion? This has been very time consuming but I didn’t want to shell out another $2K for something new because, well, I just shouldn’t have to! Took my machine about 4 or 5 back-and-forth pedal pushes before it was completely quiet. I have to much invested in time to give up, so I will continue to treat this as my green investment/hobby. For all of you who are sick and tired of having to shell out hard-earned bucks to repair/replace their K46 on an otherwise good machine… let me know by replying to this post. Before I decided to purchase the upgrade kit, I had resigned myself to spending around $4000 on a new lawn tractor and attachments. I have a John Deere L120 and like a lot of other people am very disappointed in it. I had a Murrey mower with a B&S opposed twin 14 hp engine that ran and ran and ran. Okay, after spending over an hour reading through all of the previous posts, I have learned that I am a member of an elite fraternity – people who bought a Deere thinking they were buying quality, and we all got hoodwinked. My tractor had no problems going up the hills, no delays at all – in fact, I had to slow down… My hills are steep and too fast over a bump and the tractor could flip (at least it seems that steep). Engine-fan failures “Something in the mix went awry,” is how Greg Weekes, a John Deere group product marketing manager, described what went wrong with the composite cooling fan on the Kawasaki FS541V engines used in Deere’s X300, X300R, and X304 Select Series tractors. 2) Can I easily replace the fan? When the K66 upgrades first started, about eighteen months ago, there were about 500 surplus K66 transaxles available on the market for around $200. I was thinking of trying this first and if it doesn’t work then try to upgrade. Not only did he keep in constant communication, but I had tracking numbers, status updates and tips from other owners that he passed along to make things easier. For example, the obvious would to upgrade the tractor with a K66 or K72 transaxle. If we can no longer trust the brand name where the hell do we go from here? Add me to the list. After this visit, I contacted customer services and we were advised that the territory manager would be in touch by phone within 14 days. Over time it gets pretty sloppy and hard to steer. Maybe if enough of us keep complaining they will find a permanent fix. If I don’t upgrade to the K66 , I’m hoping that with minimal use (I’m hoping I can push snow with the bucket on my subcompact tractor) it will take me a heck of a lot longer to get to 150 hours. They need to make it right or not make it at all! ;). We have sold out of all our initial supply of 150 K66 transaxle kits. To get the same level of performance, you would have to spend well over $5000. Get Ratings on the go and compare while you shop, Consumer Reports News: September 27, 2011 11:03 AM, Privacy note: We won't use your friend's e-mail for anything other than sending this message. Terry, your point is well-taken. The cost of this unit was not cheap but that all I’ve gotten from Deere, is cheap talk and no action. I love the tractor now that is has a new transmission (not from John Deere), but riding around in this power house leaving people with the impression that it’s a John Deere is wrong :). I have 127hrs, have been excellent maintain. It actually feels good to mow the whole yard at one time instead of mowing it in parts over 2 days. I don’t believe that. SHAME ON JOHN DEERE for utilizing such a weak trans on an otherwise reasonable machine. I would like to know two things: Where can I find out more about the upgrade (where it is available, price, how to purchase, etc.) These surplus transaxles were all gone a few months ago. the L series arenthe only tractor models. Keep on fighting though. Roger, I sent you a question via e-bay last night re: the upgrade kit for a JD with manual PTO. I’m not a mechanic, but before I trash the old transmission, I am intending to “dissect” it and look at the inner guts and see how the two plates (clutches?) Someone did do -some- maintenance in it’s life. I have removed my trans and it is a Hydro Gear 618-0379 320-3000. > The trade-in, or sale value for your used, crippled tractor will be very low. I never paid for gas or parts for looong time. I agreed. You got a crappy product and you’re shucking lots of trusting consumers by continuing to sell the product, knowing the transmission will poop out after about three years, and the consumer has to bring it back for a 1100.00 replacement. 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