John Deere 4240 Transmission


John Deere 4240 tractor photo
1978 - 1982
Iron Horses Series
Row-Crop tractor
4230
Series:404042404440
4250
Transmissions overview
16-speed partial power shift
8-speed full power shift
8-speed partially synchronized
13-speed creeper
Transmission
Transmission:John Deere Quad-Range
Type:partial power shift
Gears:16 forward and 6 reverse
Oil capacity:62 qts
58.7 L
Four gears (1-4) in four ranges (A-D). Power shift between pairs 1-2 and 3-4 in each range, with synchronized shift between 2-3. Two reverses in ranges A-C. Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift ranges. Power shift is provided by a hydraulically-controlled planetary that provides an under-drive to each gear.
Speeds
With 18.4-38 rear tires.
4240 Quad-Range partial power shift speeds
John Deere 4240 Quad-Range transmission photo
Transmission
Transmission:John Deere PowerShift
Type:full power shift
Gears:8 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity:54 qts
51.1 L
Clutchless shift-on-the-move power shift between all eight forward and four reverse gears. Inching pedal provided for hooking up implements and other precision work.
Speeds
4240 PowerShift full power shift speeds
John Deere 4240 PowerShift transmission photo
Transmission
Transmission:John Deere Syncro-Range
Type:partially synchronized
Gears:8 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity:62 qts
58.7 L
Four shift stations with two forward gears each. Reverse gear in stations one and two. Shifts between gears within a station are synchronized (clutch must be used). Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to select shift stations.
Speeds
4240 Syncro-Range partially synchronized speeds
John Deere 4240 Syncro-Range transmission photo
Transmission
Transmission:John Deere Syncro-Range Creeper
Type:creeper
Gears:13 forward and 5 reverse
Oil capacity:62 qts
58.7 L
Adds creeper to gears 1-5 of the Syncro-Range transmission. Creeper engaged by clutching and moving creeper control lever.
Speeds
4240 Syncro-Range Creeper creeper speeds
John Deere 4240 Syncro-Range Creeper transmission photo
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