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Need owner's and service manuals for John Deere Model 317/

Need owner's and service manuals for John Deere Model 317 riding lawnmower. Suspect it is a very old mower.

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    Chuck May 11, 2010

    Actually it isn't very old. It is listed at John Deere as a '02 model. You can get the manuals through John Deere but they are expensive. I have never found a good FREE source for JD manuals, they are pretty tight fisted with them and enforce their copyrights much like the music and movie industry.



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First off, Mowerman's response was incorrect about the age of a JD 317.  They were made from 1979 to 1982.
You can only get manuals either through here:  or from a dealer.  They're expensive.  You can find them on ebay and also here: but I haven't used that site.

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Have you tried ,i got my owners manual and repair manual there for my 1967, 110. hope this helps.

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