John Deere 4955

John Deere 4955 tractor photo
1988 - 1992
4055 Series
Row-Crop tractor
Series map:
ManufacturerJohn Deere
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Waterloo, Iowa, USA
John Deere 4955 Engine
John Deere 7.6L 6-cyl diesel
Engine details ...
John Deere 4955 Transmissions
15-speed full power shift
16-speed partial power shift
Transmission details ...
John Deere 4955 Power
Engine (net)225.3 hp
168.0 kW
PTO (claimed)200 hp
149.1 kW
Drawbar (tested)176.48 hp
131.6 kW
PTO (tested)210.00 hp
156.6 kW
Performance test details ...
Two- or four-wheel drive
Final drivesinboard planetary
Power steering
Differential hydraulic wet disc brakes
Sound Gard cab standard.
Fuel102 gal
386.1 L
PowerShift Hydraulic system18.5 gal
70.0 L
PS MFWD Hydraulic system20 gal
75.7 L
QuadRange Hydraulic system26.9 gal
101.8 L
Typeclosed center
PowerShift Capacity18.5 gal
70.0 L
PS MFWD Capacity20 gal
75.7 L
QuadRange Capacity26.9 gal
101.8 L
Pressure2530 psi
174.4 bar
Valves2 or 3
Pump flow29.5 gpm
111.7 lpm
SCV flow20.6 gpm
78.0 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeIII
Rear lift7486 lbs*Advertised as 9710 pounds, the tractor was only able to lift 5504 during testing.
3395 kg
 8274 lbs*With optional assist cylinder. Advertised as 10560 pounds, but actual tested lift was 7281 pounds.
3753 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear PTO Type1000 (1.75)
Dimensions & Tires
2WD Wheelbase118.5 inches
300 cm
4WD Wheelbase117.1 inches
297 cm
Weight18,370 lbs
8332 kg
Full dimensions and tires ...
4955 Serial Number Location
John Deere 4955 serial number location
Serial number plate on the rear of the 4955, above the PTO shaft.
4955 Serial Numbers

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Charging systemalternator
Charging amps120
Battery CCA925
Battery volts12
4955 references literature
Powerful Pickups published in 1990, by John Deere
New Firepower published in 1988, by John Deere
Operator's Manual 4555, 4755, and 4955 Tractors (OMAR110016) published in 1989
Operator's Manual 4055, 4255, 4455, 4755, and 4955 Tractors (OMAR110280) published in 1991
Row-Crop Tractors Product Information Handbook published in 1989, by John Deere
The 1991 Long Green Line Agricultural Equipment Review published by John Deere
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