John Deere 655

John Deere 655 tractor photo
1986 - 1990
55 Compact Series
Compact Utility tractor
Series map:
ManufacturerJohn Deere
Compact Utility tractor
Built in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
Original price was $10,000 in 1990
John Deere 655 Power
Engine16 hp
11.9 kW
PTO (claimed)10.6 hp
7.9 kW
Two- or four-wheel drive
Differential lockmechanical rear
Power steering
Differential hydraulic wet disc brakes
Two-post Roll-Gard ROPS. Optional canopy and high ROPS with extra headroom. Optional weather enclosure.
Fuel4 gal
15.1 L
Hydraulic system4.5 gal
17.0 L
Front axle2.25 qts
2.1 L
Typeopen center
Capacity4.5 gal
17.0 L
Pressure2050 psi
141.3 bar
Valves0 to 2
Pump flow4 gpm
15.1 lpm
Total flow4 gpm
15.1 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeI OptOptional
Rear lift (at 24"/610mm)785 lbs
356 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear PTO Type540 (1.375)
Engine RPM540@3200
Mid PTOindependent
Mid PTO Type2100
Engine RPM2100@3200
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase51 inches
129 cm
Weight1565 to 1635 pounds
Front tire4.00x12
2WD Rear tire7.2x16
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere 655 attachments
50" mid-mount mower deck
front-end loader
Attachment details ...
655 Serial Number Location
John Deere 655 serial number location
Serial number plate on the rear of the John Deere 655, below the PTO shaft.
655 Serial Numbers

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
Charging systemalternator
Charging amps40
Battery CCA491
Battery volts12
655 references literature
Grounds Care & Recreation Products Sales Manual published in 1989, by John Deere
Hydrostatic Diesel Tractors published in 1987, by John Deere
Hydrostatic Diesel Tractors published in 1988, by John Deere
655 manuals literature
Operator's Manual 51 and 52 Loaders (OMTY20793) published in 1986
Operator's Manual 655, 755 and 855 Tractors (OMM70367) published in 1986
Operator's Manual 655, 755 and 855 Tractors (OMM75873) published in 1988
Operator's Manual 655, 755, 855 and 955 Tractors (OMM92614) published in 1990
Technical Manual 655, 755, 855, 955, 756 and 856 Compact Utility Tractors (TM1360) published in 1996
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