John Deere 500C

John Deere 500C backhoe photo
1971 - 1982
Backhoe loader tractor
ManufacturerJohn Deere
TypeBackhoe loader tractor
John Deere 500C Engine
John Deere 4.4L 4-cyl diesel
Engine details ...
John Deere 500C Transmissions
8-speed gear
8-speed full power shift
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John Deere 500C Power
Engine (gross)83 hp
61.9 kW
Engine (net)80 hp
59.7 kW
Chassis4x2 2WD
Final drivesinboard planetary
Brakeshydraulic wet disc
CabOpen operator station. Four-post ROPS available. Cab available with heater.
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Fuel34 gal
128.7 L
Hydraulic system21.5 gal (power shift)
81.4 L
 18.5 gal (gear)
70.0 L
Typeclosed center
Capacity21.5 gal (power shift)
81.4 L
 18.5 gal (gear)
70.0 L
Pressure2000 psi
137.9 bar
Total flow28.5 gpm
107.9 lpm
Dimensions & Tires
Weight15400 lbs
6985 kg
Front tire8.25-16
Rear tire16.9-28
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Backhoe & Loader
Dig depth190 inches
482 cm
Dump angle60 inches
152 cm
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Charging systemalternator
Battery volts12
500C reference literature
Utility Purchasing Guide published in 1972, by John Deere
Utility Purchasing Guide published in 1973, by John Deere
Utility Equipment Purchasing Guide published in 1981, by John Deere
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Updated on August 31, 2021
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