John Deere Lt166 Lawn Tractor

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  • Nothing Runs Away With the Price Like A Deere

    Mar 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: All Around Superb Machine
    Cons: Too spendy for a machine with no cup holder

    Summary: It's that time of year. Once again spring is here, and the lawn is starting to rear it's ugly head. That meant resurrecting the old Craftsman Lawn Tractor from the dead. After filling the tank and changing the oil, it started right up. My tractor is one ... read more

  • Not just another lawn mower!

    Aug 2, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: V-Twin quiet engine and resale value
    Cons: High price tag and no cup holder

    Summary: I really donít like John Deere green so why did I buy a LT166? Well, Itís a Deere. I grew up in the country and one of my chores was cutting the grass - all six acres. So a riding lawn mower was a must. The first one my dad brought home was a Toro wheel ... read more

  • LT-166: THE NEVERENDING SAGA

    Aug 24, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to operate, adequate power
    Cons: Freedom mulcher attachment a real drag

    Summary: A little over two years ago I bought an LT-166 with a so-called "Freedom Mulcher" attachment to mow about 1.5 acres of yard. I bought a Deere because of reputation. The machine was not cheap (about $3,000). I have been very disappointed. The mower ... read more

  • Great tractor for every reason

    Jul 29, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great cut, extra quiet, reliable, automatic transmission.
    Cons: none

    Summary: I bought this tractor with the freedom 42 mulching deck 2 years ago. Still running like a champ and ... read more

  • LT166 to a LT170

    May 10, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great mulching deck, quiet motor, tight turn radias
    Cons: Heavy steering, NMIR switch

    Summary: I purchased an LT166 a few months ago and thoughly enjoyed the few times I've mowed with it. I looked at and researched several others before I settled on the 166. I seriously considered Cub Cadet but bought JD because the local stores knew their product ... read more

  • A PRO'S VIEW of the LT 166

    Jan 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reliable and easy to operate
    Cons: None

    Summary: I started my own lawn maintenance business last year and of the mowers I purchased one was an LT 166 with a Freedom mulching deck on it. I bought it mainly due to the availability of repair parts... you see... if the John Deere dealer doesn't have it in ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • steering problems

    Jul 17, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks good in the garage on display,that's right where i should have left it
    Cons: JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK

    Summary: bought this mower from a freind and trusted him that it was a good mower.Come to find out everything on this mower is worn out.the mower is only a year old , all of the steering mechnanism worn out.I crawled underneath it when i had steering ... read more

  • LT 166, great mower all around

    Aug 3, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Reliable, quiet, easy to operate.
    Cons: Would have bought one with a little more power. See review for details.

    Summary: I have had the John Deere LT 166 since 1999 and it still runs like a champ. Cuts great, very evenly, and mulches especially well (with Freedom 42 deck). There are some negative reviews here which I certainly cannot echo in my experience. I have had ... read more

  • Keeps on going

    Sep 8, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Deere support, parts
    Cons: sale price

    Summary: I have had my 166 for 7 years. It has a little over 600 hours on it and still runs and mows perfect. ... read more

  • LT160 / Freedom 42 Mulching Deck

    Jun 27, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Nice engine, too bad it can't do what I paid for.
    Cons: Poor cut even with brand new hardware from factory and dealer.

    Summary: This is perhaps the WORST investment I've ever made. Having purchased this unit less then 3 years ago, once the initial Freedom 42 cog belt broke I've been completely unable to get this cutting deck right either myself or with the expensive help of 2 ... read more

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