Ford 540

Ford 540 industrial tractor photo
1979 - 1981
Industrial tractor
TypeIndustrial tractor
Ford 540 Engines
Ford 3.3L 3-cyl diesel
Ford 3.3L 3-cyl gasoline
Engine details ...
Ford 540 Transmissions
6-speed manual reversing
8-speed gear
4-speed power reversing
Transmission details ...
Ford 540 Power
Engine (gross)59.5 hp
44.4 kW
Engine (net)55 hp
41.0 kW
Chassis4x2 2WD
Final drivesinboard planetary
Brakesmechanical wet disc
CabOpen operator station. Two- and four-post ROPS available.
Fuel16 gal
60.6 L
Hydraulic system8.5 gal
32.2 L
 12 gal*With independent PTO
45.4 L
Steering1.15 qts
1.1 L
Typeopen center
Capacity8.5 gal
32.2 L
 12 gal*With independent PTO
45.4 L
Pressure2500 psi
172.4 bar
Pump flow5.6 gpm
21.2 lpm
 8.3 gpm*With optional gear pump.
31.4 lpm
 21 gpm (loader pump)
79.5 lpm
Steering flow2.74 gpm
10.4 lpm
Steering cap.1.15 qts
1.1 L
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeII/I
Rear lift (at 24"/610mm)3080 lbs
1397 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOtransmission OptOptional
 independent OptOptional
Rear RPM540 (1.375)
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase81.8 inches
207 cm
Weight4510 lbs
2045 kg
Front tire7.50x16
Rear tire14.9x24
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Charging systemalternator
Charging amps32
 51 OptOptional
Charging volts12
Battery volts12
Gas Battery AH77
Diesel} Battery AH128
540 reference literature
231 340 445 531 540 545 Operator's Manual (SE-3718) published in 1978, by Ford
New Tractors, Loaders, Backhoes published in 1979, by Ford
Buyer's Guide published in 1980, by Ford
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