John Deere 4230


John Deere 4230 tractor photo
1973 - 1977
Generation II Series
Row-Crop tractor
4020
Series:403042304430
4240
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Row-Crop tractor
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:33 (gasoline)
 90 (Low-Profile)
The John Deere 4230 was the Generation II replacement for the popular 4020. A row-crop tricycle front-end was an option on the 4230. Along with the smaller 4030, this was the final tractor from the Deere's Waterloo factory to have a tricycle option.
Variants
4230:row-crop
4230 Hi-Crop:high clearance
4230 LP:low-profile
John Deere 4230 Power
PTO (claimed):100 hp
74.6 kW
Drawbar (tested):83.95 hp
62.6 kW
PTO (tested):100.32 hp
74.8 kW
power test details ...
John Deere 4230 Engines
John Deere 6.6L 6-cyl diesel
John Deere 5.9L 6-cyl gasoline
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 HFWD 4WD
Final drives:planetary
Differential lock:hydro-mechanical rear
Steering:power
Brakes:differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab:Open operator station. Four-post Roll-Gard ROPS optional. Sound-Gard cab with air-conditioning optional.
Transmissions:8-speed partially synchronized
 16-speed partial power shift
 8-speed full power shift
 13-speed creeper
Transmission details ...
Capacity
Fuel:37 gal
140.0 L
Hydraulic system:16 gal
60.6 L
Hydraulics
Type:closed center
Capacity:16 gal
60.6 L
Valves:1 to 3
Tractor hitch
Rear Type:II
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:540/1000 (1.375)
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase:104 inches
264 cm
Weight:8100 to 10800 pounds
Front tire:9.5L-15
Rear tire:18.4-34
Full dimensions and tires ...
4230 Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the rear of the John Deere 4230, above the PTO shaft.
photo of 4230 serial number

1973:1000
1974:13000
1975:22074
1976:28957
1977:35588
Final:42331

how to read serial numbers...

Electrical
Ground:negative
Charging system:alternator
Batteries:2
Battery volts:6
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