John Deere WHP52A Commercial Walk-Behind Mower

  • Pistol-grip controls
  • Heavy-duty hydrostatic transmission
  • Powerful air-cooled commercial engine


+ Exclusive two-year bumper-to-bumper warranty

+ Field-installed propane conversion kits for Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers, QuikTrak™ Mowers, and Commercial ZTrak™ Mowers

+ Flat-free front caster wheels eliminate downtime

+ A 7-gauge, 0.179-in. (4.6-mm) fabricated floating mower deck delivers high-quality cut

+ Pistol-grip controls within comfortable reach

+ Self-propelled drive system provides infinite ground-speed adjustments to meet mowing needs

+ Drive wheels provide excellent traction

+ Powerful air-cooled engine delivers power and reliability

+ Optional grass-collecting system makes collecting thatch and leaves easy


Model numberFS600V
Horsepower18.5 hp
13.8 kW
Displacement36.8 cu in.
603 cc
Crankcase capacityWith filter, 1.8 U.S. qt
1.7 L
Operating speed3,600 rpm
Idle Speed1,550 rpm
Ignition/StarterElectronic/electric start
ValvingOverhead valves
Oil filterStandard
LubricationFull pressure
GovernorFlyweight all speed governor
HourmeterStandard, digital
Cooling systemAir cooled
Air cleanerDual element
MufflerLow tone

Fuel System

Fuel typeGasoline
Fuel tank capacity5.8 U.S. gal.
21.9 L
Fuel pumpPulse
Fuel delivery systemCarburetor
Fuel tank switch/Shut off valveShut off valve
Filler neck opening 
Fuel pickupTop draw

Electrical System

IgnitionElectronic spark
HourmeterStandard, digital
Operator presence starting systemStandard

Drive Train

TransmissionHydrostatic, pistol grip direction control, Hydro-Gear pumps 10 cc
Wheel motorsParker-Ross?
Shift mechanism 


Drive wheels16x7.5-8
Outside to outside tire measurement41.25 in.
104.8 cm
Caster wheels9x3.5-4, flat free
Shift mechanism 

Travel Speed

Forward speeds 
Reverse speeds 
Speed rangeForward, 0-7 mph
0-11.3 km/h
Reverse, 0-3 mph
0-4.8 km/h


TypeMechanical lever to engage brakes


Height43 in.
109.2 cm
Length with deck79.5 in.
202 cm
WidthWith deflector, 65 in.
165.1 cm
Weight696 lb
315.7 kg

Mower Decks

36-in. Deck 
48-in. Deck 
54-in. DeckMaterial
52-in. deck: Fabricated steel, 7 gauge
0.18 in.
4.6 mm Blades
Three Blade drive
V-belt Blade tip speed
Approximately 18,000 fpm
5,486 m/min Cutting height
1.5-5 in.
3.8-12.7 cm
Floating style, 52 in.
132 cm

Miscellaneous Information

Warranty24 month, single source commercial

Additional information

Date collected20-Apr-2017