The Vehicle Identification Number, or serial number, for John Deere vehicles is found on the exterior of the vehicle, usually on the side or top. The exact location varies depending on what type of John Deere vehicle it is.
John Deere riding mowers have their serial number printed on a label under the drivers seat or on the back of the vehicle. The serial number for push mowers is on the left side of the deck of the mower, as viewed from behind the mower. Zero-turn riding mowers have a serial number tag located directly under the seat, which must be lifted up to view.