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Model #PCT-17JD

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1,000 lb. 17 cu. ft. Tow-Behind Poly Utility Cart

  • Perfect for hauling mulch, dirt, firewood or landscaping supplies
  • Convenient foot pedal release makes unloading quick and easy
  • 1000 lb. hauling capacity with pneumatic tires to absorb shock
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Product Overview

The John Deere PCT-17JD tow-behind poly cart is unmatched for hauling mulch, dirt, firewood, landscaping supplies or virtually anything around your yard or farm. The steep 45° dump angle and convenient foot pedal release make unloading quick and ergonomic. Large pneumatic turf tread tires provide excellent shock absorption and prevent lawn damage. Its thick polypropylene bed is compression-molded for superior strength and unsurpassed durability. Featuring a true 1,000 lb. hauling capacity, the PCT-17JD will withstand even the heaviest of loads. Don't be fooled by exaggerated hauling capacities. John Deere poly carts and brought to you by the brand you've trusted for over 175-years.
  • 17 cu. ft. poly cart bed; true 1,000 lb. hauling capacity
  • Powder coated steel tow bar and sub-frame with compression-molded polypropylene bed
  • Steep 45° dump angle with foot pedal release
  • 16 in. x 6.5 in. turf tread pneumatic tires
  • Universal hitch compatible with most lawn and garden tractors, ATV's & UTV's
  • Molded-in slots for DIY bed dividers and side wall extensions
  • Hardware push-pack included for easy assembly
  • California residents

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Assembled Depth (in.)
78 in
Assembled Height (in.)
31.88 in
Assembled Width (in.)
37.5 in
Wheel Size (in.)


Application Type
Assembly Required
Bed/Tray Material
Capacity (cu. ft.) - Total
Cart Tilt (degrees)
Pneumatic Tires
Fits Brands
Fits Brands
Fits all riding lawn and garden tractors, and ZTR mowers
Fits Models
All models with rear hitch plate
Hitch Pin
Product Weight (lb.)
Weight Capacity (lb.)
1000 lb

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years

Questions & Answers



Asked by JORDAN April 27, 2021

The PCT-17JD will be back in stock 5/14.


Asked by JOHN April 20, 2021

Yardwork ... yes

Is this cart compatible with a John Deere L100 17hp?

Asked by Rodey January 22, 2021

Hi Rodney, yes, the PCT-17JD is compatible with the John Deere L100. The cart will attach with a standard hitch pin that is included with your cart.

Will John Deere utility carts fit on a John Deere ZERO turn mower? We have several JD accessorie...

Asked by Carolyn June 13, 2020

Thanks for contacting me and getting my review of this purchase. The delivery of this cart (not the mower itself, which came from John Deere) was a nightmare and one of the worst shipping experiences of my life. The shipping agent (Estes Express) was impossible to get ahold of, has no one answering the phone, never EVER returned any of my messages (from their general mailbox), gave me very difficult delivery times -I don’t have all day at home to wait for a delivery, and missed three scheduled delivery times. The agent was rude and dismissive and would give me incorrect information. They only changed their attitude, slightly, is when I refused to pay for the entire purchase. Also, when they would call at odd times, they don’t provide any specific contact information (no extension, no text, no e-mail), so you are just left with a general mailbox number and another week delay to be contacted. When the truck did arrive, it was too big for the residential street, and they had to haul it 100 yards from a larger street while I waved off oncoming traffic (their was no place to park). They are obviously a commercial shipper completely unequipped to deliver to any homes, residences or small farms. I also want to emphasize that they missed three scheduled delivery dates at a great inconvenience to me. I also want to emphasize how much this made me reconsider doing any further business at Home Depot. I could have bought directly from John Deere, and I have never had a problem dealing with other leading competitors. It is unfortunate for Home Depot because the Deere cart works great.

does it fit w a e160

Asked by LoopQuestion June 4, 2020

Thank you for your question. The cart will come with a 1/2 X 2/-1/2" universal hitch pin. As long as your E160 can accept a hitch pin you shouldn't have any attaching issues.

is this utility cart recommended for anE100

Asked by Theresa May 1, 2020

It's a big cart, it looks good and works well with our E180

Can I Use the cart on the z540r?

Asked by Ted October 21, 2019

You should be able to attach the cart as long as your mower can accept a hitch pin. The universal hitch pin design easily attaches to lawn tractors, ATV’s and UTV’s.

does the bagger have to be removed before you can hook up dump cart

Asked by soleman October 2, 2019

Yes, there is no place to connect the cart to the bagger

Does it fit on John Deere X300?

Asked by Gee September 4, 2019

Yes, easily.

Can you put a Chapin 15 gallon sprayer on it?

Asked by Tee April 29, 2019

Easily! You would probably need a bungee cord to secure it.

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Customer Reviews

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  • 93% recommend this product
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This is exactly the cart I was looking for and Home Depot had it at a great price compared to oth...
This is exactly the cart I was looking for and Home Depot had it at a great price compared to other retailers and dealers. This cart is big. It should handle just about any job you have around the property. I was concerned about the condition it might be in when I picked it up from the store as it is not shipped in a box. The parts were shipped inside the cart tub and covered with a cardboard lid that was strapped to to the top of the cart. However, I checked it out and the cart body was not scratched or damaged at all...so, pleasantly surprised. You'll need a pickup or large SUV to transport it. Got it home and started assembly. All parts were present, including a few extras. The directions were not entirely clear but I was able to figure it out. NOTE: As others have mentioned this cart is difficult to assemble by yourself. Not impossible, but you need to be creative as it's a long reach from the inside of the tub to the underside to tighten the nuts/bolts. Another tip: The directions for installing the V-shaped locking bracket tell you to tighten it fully when you install it then to loosen it to adjust it for proper locking. It's much easier if you just tighten it enough so that it stays in place but is easily moved for adjustment once you've installed the locking mechanism. Once you have it properly adjusted and it locks securely, tighten the nuts/bolts. Once it was assembled I greased the wheel bearings thru the easy to access fittings and put a little air in the tires. I checked for proper function and fit on the tractor and away I went. The first job was hauling trimmings from the various flower and rose beds around the house. We literally had it piled 6' above the cart. Strapped the debris down with a long bungee and away we went to the burn pile. A lot of people complain about the cart not completely dumping it's contents on the ground. It doesn't, but that wasn't a problem for me and I knew the cart worked that way when I bought it. It's pretty hard to get a garden cart to sit high enough to do that. Frankly, I think that complaint is way overblown. I just pulled the tractor forward with the cart in the dump position and any remaining debris was left on the ground. No big deal. So...this cart is big, it's very sturdy, it has stake pockets so you can fabricate side boards to increase the capacity, it's got a handy dump/locking mechanism and it looks great behind the JD lawn tractor. All in all I'm very pleased with the purchase.
by CS
9 people found this helpful
Large pull utility cart
Large capacity cart which greatly increases the functionality of my lawn tractor. When it shipped it was missing the closure spring for the foot latch. John Deere's customer service quickly sent out a replacement and I was back up and running in about a week. Disappointing start, but I am glad to be operational. Dumped a heavy load of broken up concrete with it this weekend, and it was no problem. This cart would be difficult to install without a second helper.
by NorCA
6 people found this helpful
A great addition
Bought this cart to attach to the back of our John Deere riding lawn mower so that we could transport gardening supplies to the back of our property. It is very sturdy and holds a lot of items. Worth the purchase.
by Lucia
5 people found this helpful
Very handy , I use it regularly . Now...
Very handy , I use it regularly . Now the test is how long it will last ( Tires , bearings etc..)
by terrfisherman
This is a very well constructed cart. It replaced a 10 cf craftsman cart I used for well over 20 ...
This is a very well constructed cart. It replaced a 10 cf craftsman cart I used for well over 20 years. My only complaint is that it doesn’t dump flat. I understand the reasons: would have to sit higher but then it’s center of gravity would not work. I readily accept this minor glitch though. Should provide years of great service.
by LBR
Exactly what I expected. Helps to have 2 people to...
Exactly what I expected. Helps to have 2 people to assemble, but it can be done by one. Very pleased!
Went together easy. Works great hauling the load....
Went together easy. Works great hauling the load.
by Jay
Very easy to put together very easy to tow...
Very easy to put together very easy to tow
I can haul so many items round my property ,...
I can haul so many items round my property , works great 5 star
by JohnDeeReAfficiando
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