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John Deere 4955

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1988 - 1992   4055 Series
Row-Crop tractor
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Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA

John Deere 4955 Engine:

   John Deere 7.6L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:102 gal [386.1 L]
PowerShift Hydraulic system:18.5 gal [70.0 L]
PS MFWD Hydraulic system:20 gal [75.7 L]
QuadRange Hydraulic system:26.9 gal [101.8 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:III
Rear lift:7486 lbs [3395 kg] *Advertised as 9710 pounds, the tractor was only able to lift 5504 during testing.
 8274 lbs [3753 kg] *With optional assist cylinder. Advertised as 10560 pounds, but actual tested lift was 7281 pounds.

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:1000 (1.75)

Dimensions & Tires:

2WD Wheelbase:118.5 inches [300 cm]
4WD Wheelbase:117.1 inches [297 cm]
Weight:18370 to 24665 pounds
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John Deere 4955 attachments:

 front-end loader
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4955 Serial Numbers:

Location:Serial number plate on the rear of the 4955, above the PTO shaft.
1989: 1001
1990: 3501
1991: 7001

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John Deere 4955 Power:

PTO (claimed):200 hp [149.1 kW]
Drawbar (tested):176.48 hp [131.6 kW]
PTO (tested):210.00 hp [156.6 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives:inboard planetary
Brakes:differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab:Sound Gard cab standard.


Type:closed center
PowerShift Capacity:18.5 gal [70.0 L]
PS MFWD Capacity:20 gal [75.7 L]
QuadRange Capacity:26.9 gal [101.8 L]
Pressure:2530 psi [174.4 bar]
Valves:2 or 3
Pump flow:29.5 gpm [111.7 lpm]
SCV flow:20.6 gpm [78.0 lpm]


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:120


Cold-cranking amps:925

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