Deere GT225 battery - group size 51- why?

fcarp63April 22, 2010

Hi, just picked up a used GT225 with 15HP Kohler motor. Was suprised to find that it doesn't use a standard lawn & garden utility battery but rather a group size 51 battery (which I believe is used in a Honda Civic).

Other than for cold cranking ability, does anyone know why Deere would put such a large battery in this tractor?

Thanks in advance.

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Because it will last years longer if taken care of then the cheap little scooter batteries that come in the dept store brands.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2010 at 2:31PM
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