New Holland 8240 Transmission

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1996 - 1997
PowerStar 40 Series
Row-Crop tractor
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*Estimated engine power for comparison only.

Note: the New Holland model 8240 is the same as the Ford 8240. The following data is from the 8240 listing.
Transmissions overview
12-speed synchronized
16-speed four-speed power shift
Gears12 forward and reverse
Clutchdry disc
Four gears (1-4) in three ranges (L/M/H) with right-hand shuttle lever. Gear shifts are synchronized. Shifts between medium and high ranges are synchronized, but the tractor should be stopped to shift to or from low range. Sychronized shuttle shifting. The 12-speed SynchroShift was standard on the 8240 SL.
With 16.9-38 rear tires.
8240 SynchroShift synchronized speeds
TransmissionElectroShift/Pulse Command
Typefour-speed power shift
Gears16 forward and reverse
Clutchwet disc
Oil capacity64 qts
60.6 L
Four power shift gears arranged in two synchronized ratio groups (1-4 and 5-8). Two synchronized ranges (low/high) and right-hand shuttle. Clutch must be used to shift range or move between the lower (1-4) and higher (5-8) gear ratio groups. Push-button power shifting between the four gears in a ratio group. Push-button de-clutching on the shuttle lever allow shifting without the foot clutch. The 16 power shift was standard on the 8240 SLE.
With 16.9-38 rear tires.
8240 ElectroShift/Pulse Command four-speed power shift speeds
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Updated on February 2, 2023
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