John Deere 4000


John Deere 4000 tractor photo
1969 - 1972
Row-Crop tractor
Series:40004020
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Row-Crop tractor
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:7,987 (total)
 7,294 (diesel Synchro-Range)
 428 (diesel Power Shift)
 256 (gas Synchro-Range)
 9 (gas Power Shift)
The 4000 was a high horsepower-to-weight tractor, designed as a "runner". Using the same engine as the 4020, but being almost 1000 lbs lighter, the 4000 could, in the same amount of time, pull a 4-bottom plow fast enough to cover the same acreage as a 4020 with a 5-bottom plow. The John Deere 4000 was also an economy tractor, providing the same power as the 4020 with fewer features and smaller rear axles.
John Deere 4000 Power
Drawbar (claimed):84.82 hp
63.3 kW
PTO (claimed):96.89 hp
72.3 kW
Drawbar (tested):82.59 hp
61.6 kW
PTO (tested):96.89 hp
72.3 kW
power test details ...
John Deere 4000 Engines
John Deere 6.6L 6-cyl diesel
John Deere 5.9L 6-cyl gasoline
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:power
Brakes:independent hydraulic wet disc
Transmissions:8-speed partial synchronized
 8-speed full power shift
Transmission details ...
Tractor hitch
Rear Type:II
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear RPM:1000
 540/1000 (optional)
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase:100.25 inches
254 cm
Weight:8,605 lbs
3903 kg
Front tire:9.5x15
Rear tire:16.9x34
Full dimensions and tires ...
4000 Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the rear of the John Deere 4000, above the PTO shaft.
photo of 4000 serial number

1969:211422
1970:222143
1971:250000
1972:260791
Final:270280

how to read serial numbers...

Electrical
Charging system:generator
 Motorola alternator
Charging amps:35
Batteries:2
Battery volts:6
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