John Deere 4040

John Deere 4040 tractor photo
1978 - 1982
Iron Horses Series
Row-Crop tractor
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ManufacturerJohn Deere
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Original price$29,992 (1982 Syncro-Range ROPS 2WD )
$36,549 (1982 Power Shift Cab 2WD )
John Deere 4040 Engine
John Deere 6.6L 6-cyl diesel
Engine details ...
John Deere 4040 Transmissions
16-speed partial power shift
8-speed partially synchronized
8-speed full power shift
13-speed creeper
Transmission details ...
John Deere 4040 Power
Drawbar (claimed)77 hp
57.4 kW
PTO (claimed)90 hp
67.1 kW
Drawbar (tested)76.56 hp
57.1 kW
PTO (tested)90.80 hp
67.7 kW
Performance test details ...
Drive4x2 2WD
 4x4 HFWD 4WD
Differential lockpedal-actuated hydraulic
Power steering
Differential hydraulic wet disc brakes
Sound-Gard cab standard.
Fuel37 gal
140.0 L
Hydraulic system11 gal
41.6 L
Typeclosed center
Capacity11 gal
41.6 L
Valves1 or 2
Pump flow23 gpm
87.1 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeII/I
Rear lift4316 lbs
1957 kg
 5395 lbsOptOptional
2447 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear RPM540/1000 (1.375)
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase104 inches
264 cm
Weight9630 to 10490 pounds
Front tire9.5L-15
Rear tire18.4-38
Full dimensions and tires ...
4040 Serial Numbers

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4040 Serial Location
John Deere 4040 serial number location
Serial number plate on the rear of the 4040, above the PTO shaft.
Charging systemalternator
Battery CCA850
Battery volts6
4040 references literature
The New Iron Horses published in 1978, by John Deere
Tractors 90 to 180 HP published in 1979, by John Deere
Tractors 90, 110, 130, 155, 180 HP published in 1979, by John Deere
Row-Crop Tractors Product Information Handbook published in 1977, by John Deere
40 Series Row-Crop Tractors Product Information Handbook published in 1982, by John Deere
Performance on the Leading Edge published in 1978, by John Deere
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Updated on March 31, 2022
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