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Husqvarna LGT2654 (54") 26HP Lawn Tractor

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Model: 960 43 01-83
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Mid Grade Lawn Mowers
Lawn Tractor
Surface Area
Office Building, Farm, or Parks
Hilly Terrain

Cutting Inches
26HP/725cc Kohler 7000 Series V-Twin OHV Engine
Runs cooler & cleaner delivering more power, better fuel economy
Full pressure lubrication system with spin-on oil filter

Lever-Operated Tuff Torq K-46 Hydrostatic Transmission
Delivers optimal control of both speed and direction
18-inch turning radius

54-Inch, Reinforced Steel Mower Deck
Reinforced with 14 gauge welded steel tubing for added durability
Mower deck has a 10-year warranty
3 mower blades with greaseable mandrels and deck washout port
Electric blade engagement
Fender-mounted cutting height adjustment
4 deck gauge wheels prevent scalping in uneven terrain
Mower deck must be mounted on this model - see owners manual

Air Induction Mowing Technology
Draws air from the top and bottom of the mower deck
Improves grass lift and delivers a superior grass cut

15-Inch Hi-Back Ergonomic Seat
Also features headlights, cupholder and cruise control

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Engine Brand
Starting System
12-Volt Key Start
Engine Cycle
26 HP
725 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
4 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
2 Cylinders
Oil Filter
Consumer Engine Warranty
3 Years
Battery Included
Battery Voltage
12 Volts
Battery Type
Lead Acid
Cutting Options
3-in-1 (Side-Discharge/Bag/Mulch)
Deck Material
Deck Construction
Reinforced Stamped
Spindle Material
3 Blades
Deck Positions
7 Positions
Cutting Height
1.5-4.0 Inches
Deck Lift System
Manual Hand Operated
PTO Electric
Deck Drive
Maximum Speed
5.2 MPH
Maximum Reverse Speed
2.9 MPH
Drive Wheels
Rear Wheels
Transmission Type
Drive System
Tuff Torq K46
Rear Bagger
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Engine Guard
Seat Type
High Back
Hour Meter
Arm Rests
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Front Bumper
Trailer Hitch
Mulcher Kit
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Front Tire Size
16 x 6.5 Inch
Front Axle
Rear Tire Size
22 x 9.5 Inch
Tire Type
Pneumatic Wheels
Made in USA
Assembly Required
731 Pounds
Product Length
70.5 Inches
Product Width
57 up/67.5 down Inches
Product Height
42.0 Inches
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
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  5 Questions
Q: Hi Jose
I have 2 general questions. On the spec's of all the mowers the width is listed up & down .Is the down width the dimension with the side discharge down? And if it is and I plan to mulch 100 % can I remove the flap
Thanks Pete

by Pete Onorio from New York on May 03, 2016

A: Pete - you are correct. The "down" dimension is with the discharge chute deflector cover in the down position. And yes, if you plan to mulch 100% of the time, that chute deflector cover can be removed, as there will be a plug covering the discharge opening on the side of the mower deck.
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Q: If I purchase this mower through Mowers Direct, where can I get warranty service or other repairs?
by Mike Pregler from Nebraska on March 25, 2016

A: Mike - warranty work, parts or other repairs, should they ever be required, can be performed at any Husqvarna authorized service center in your area
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: What does the air induction mean and how does it improve cutting grass. Do all of the LGT2454 come with the air induction? Is there an extra charge to get the air induction model?
by James Trojanowsky from Texas on February 10, 2016

A: James - Air Induction mowing technology improves airflow within the deck, ensuring a clean, consistent cut every time. Air is drawn in from both the top and the bottom of the mower deck, which improves the grass lift. Grass that is lifted up higher (more straight) means a better cut. The air induction design of the mower deck is standard on the LGT2454.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Does the mower have the TuffTorq K46 or the K57?
by Jeff from Virginia on February 10, 2016

A: Jeff - the Husqvarna LGT2654 uses a Tuff Torq K46 transmission
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Q: What is the maximum speed of model 2654?
by James Boyd from Mississippi on April 12, 2014

A: James - the Husqvarna LGT2654 has a max forward speed of 5.9 mph and a max speed in reverse of 2.9 mph
by Jose, Product Expert
Husqvarna 960 43 01-83 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
3.2 out of 53.2 out of 53.2 out of 53.2 out of 53.2 out of 5
None (4)
Easy To Use (3)
Easy To Store (2)
Price (1)
I'd Buy It Again (1)
Unreliable (4)
Low Quality (3)
No Cons (1)
Front Bumper Will Not Fi... (1)
Bad Instructions (1)
41% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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The Husqvarna LGT2654 lawn tractor is a high performance machine that doesn’t come with the large price tag you might expect from a tractor in this category. This LGT2654 model will handle most everyday jobs and provides true year-round versatility.

The Husqvarna LGT2654 lawn tractor features a powerful Kohler 26HP V-Twin engine. Smooth, powerful, and reliable performance is on demand for whatever the job may be, like cutting through thicker grass or hauling bigger loads.

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Husqvarna Lgt 2654 Garden Tractor
Recently we got to test out a Husqvarna LGT 2654. The LGT 2654 is powered by an easy to maintain 26hp Kohler courage engine. The engine has plenty of power to propel the 3 bladed 54″ air induction deck through the tallest of grass. This is a hydrostatic tractor that is controlled by a lever not a foot switch. In areas when you need to precisely control your speed you will have to take one hand off of the steering wheel. Also when cutting on rough terrain the handle has a tendency... more
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Ronald G.
East Meredith, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/18/16
Most Helpful Positive Review
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Garden Tractor
I shopped all around for a replacement tractor I looked at several brands including John deer I found the Husqvarna LGT 2654 to be as good as the John Deer or better for half the price, it really is a great tractor for $2,399.00 you can't go wrong.
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Mike M.
Sioux City, IA
Total Helpful Votes
11 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Critical Review
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Lacks Power
I bought a new LGT 24k54 Riding mower. After about 30 minutes of mowing, the mower will not traverse hills. No power on inclines of about 30 degrees. Just talked to a rep and she said this mower is not intended to go over 15 degree inclines. If you live on an acreage with hills, buy a Craftsman.
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C. S.
Saint Albans, WV
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Husqvarna Lgt2654 Is Junk
My Husqvarna LGT2654 has been a piece of junk since we bought it 3 years ago! Every time we use it something falls off of it or goes bad. It is very unreliable and we are embarrassed of it!

The wheels have fallen off a few times while mowing, the bearings fell out, the belts have came off, and then they go bad and cause it not to run. Our neighbors all have John Deere mowers and never have trouble!

Our next mower will probably be a John Deere. I will never buy Husqvarna again!
Pros: None, None
Cons: Unreliable, Low Quality
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Chris H.
Spiceland, IN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/18/16
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Not Happy
This mower is proving its self to be useless . It has 14 hours on it and the transmission cruise control does not stay where I put it so I have to constantly hold the lever while mowing.

Another issue is the engine overheats and causes vapor lock every 45 minutes of use so I have to let it cool to continue mowing , with 4.85 acres it takes a long time to mow.

The Husqvarna a GT2454 lasted 10 years and mowed 14 acres a week , this one already has excessive engine noise and won't make it a... more
Pros: None
Cons: Unreliable, Low Quality, Durability
Jose, the Lawn Mower Expert
Product Expert
Sorry to hear about the mower it does have a 3-year warranty which covers any manufacturer defects I would recommend calling Husqvarna or us and we can give you a few service centers in your area.
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Steve H.
Harmony, ME
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Made A Change To Trans
Bought this because of the long lasting deck. The trans broke both axles one year after the warranty. Did research and found out that the key way is cut too long out the back of the wheel, which breaks at the end of key way cut. So back to the net for a fix.

I found that the Cub Cadet was the same with trans, but no key way or high price to replace. $1500.00 from Husqvarna. Cub cadet new one $289.00 eBay then bought wheels to fit, no more key way and more clearance from frame.

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1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Don't Buy Junky Husqvarna Tractors!!!!
I bought mine in may of 2015 an the frame broke an it was dwn 6 weeks an they welded it in 30 minutes. The next problem is the hydrostatic Trans is out now. I changed the drive belt an didn't fix it so off to the shop again. Only got 135 hrs on it am 95%of my land is level.
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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Very Disappointed
I bought the Husqvarna LGT 2654 in the spring of 2015. It has never climbed the small hills as well as the older cub cadet but now after a little over 100 hours on the mower it won't climb the hills at all once it's warmed up.

Took it to the service shop where it has been sitting now for 4 weeks because the transmissions are on back order. I'm not impressed and very disappointed with Husqvarna.
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Robert M.
Chandler, TX
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Problem Throwing Off Belt When Engage Blades
Tractor is great, deck is the issue. I've had it for 6 months, and I've gone through 2 belts due to the belt coming off during blade pto 54 inch vut
Pros: None
Cons: Unreliable
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
If you are experiencing issues with your deck belt coming off please take your tractor along with receipt to an authorized service center for warranty evaluation where any defects in materials or manufacturing will be repaired at no cost to you. I have included a link to find your nearest authorized service center below.
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Gary P.
Goreville, IL
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Push button starter is bad can't starter my mower push button starter bad . good mower but push button starter
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Gary P.
Goreville, IL
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Push Bottom Doesn't Work
push bototm starter work some time need help
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