"Much to my disdain, it comes to my attention that John Deere ordered the transaxle as a throw away after 200 hours of use. I does not have a drain..."
"Bought a used John Deere L-130 garden tractor for the wife to use around the house to mow. I thought I was buying a quality piece of lawn..."
"The Good: Great engine. I have never had an issue with this tractor's engine. It has been garage kept and has never failed to start. One tune up and..."
"I purchesed this tractor new, At 200 hours the transmission stated to slip. the Paint is peeling offthe deck. Ihad to replace all the mower deck..."
The original model 130's were made from 1984-1986. They came with a Kawasaki nine horsepower engine and Peerless five speed transmission. They..."
"I mow 1 1/2 acres each year with my John Deere tractor. It has never failed me. The only maintenance I have to do is change oil, sharpen blades and..."
"I have about 1 1/2 acres fairly level.grass catcher excellent 48" deck replaced spindles and idlers after 200hrs trans axle good for 500 hrs. Going to..."
"Non-user, serviceable, transaxle failed after 6.5 years of use. The fact that you cannot easily change the transaxle fluid & filter without removing..."