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    John Deere 970

    John Deere 970 tractor photo  I&T Manual: Deere 670, 770, 870, 970, 1070
    I&T Shop Manual
    1989 - 1998
    Compact Utility tractor
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    Production:

    Distributor:John Deere
    Manufacturer:Yanmar
    Factory:Japan
    Original price (USD):$16,500 (1998)
     

    John Deere 970 Engine:

       Yanmar 1.8L 4-cyl diesel
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:8.5 gal [32.2 L]
    Hydraulic system:5.5 gal [20.8 L]
     

    3-Point Hitch:

    Rear Type:1
    Rear lift:2,020 lbs [916 kg]
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:live (two-stage clutch)
    Rear RPMs:540
    Mid PTO:optional
    Mid RPMs:2100
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:68.9 inches [175 cm]
    Weight:2670 to 3045 pounds
    Front tire:5.50-16
    Rear tire:12.4-28 (2WD)
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    John Deere 970 attachments:

     mowing deck
     blade
     front-end loader
     backhoe
    all 970 attachments ...
     

    970 Serial Numbers:

    Location:Below PTO
    1989: 1001
    1990: 1338
    1990: 2242 (Power steer)
    1991: 100001
    1992: 110001
    1993: 120001
    1994: 130001
    1995: 140001
    1996: 150001
    1997: 160001
    1998: 170001

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    John Deere 970 Power:

    Engine (net):33 hp [24.6 kW]
    PTO (claimed):30 hp [22.4 kW]
     

    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
     4x4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
    Final drives:planetary
    Steering:manual
    Brakes:wet disc
    Cab:Two-post ROPS.
     

    Hydraulics:

    Type:open center
    Capacity:5.5 gal [20.8 L]
    Pressure:2250 psi [155.1 bar]
    Pump flow:8.7 gpm [32.9 lpm]
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:negative
    Charging system:alternator
    Charging amps:20
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Cold-cranking amps:550
    Volts:12
     

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