John Deere 2240 (1976-1979)

John Deere 2240The John Deere 2240 is a 2WD utility tractor manufactured by John Deere in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany from 1976 to 1982. The first version was produced from 1976 to 1979. The JD 2240 is equipped with a 0.2 L (10.9 cu·in) three-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a collar shift transmission with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears or a two-speed power shift transmission with 16 forward and 8 reverse gears.

The John Deere 2240 utility tractor used the John Deere 3179DL engine. It is a 2.9 L, 2,933 cm2, (179.0 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 106.0 mm (4.17 in) of the cylinder bore and 110.0 mm (4.33 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.2:1. This engine produced 50.7 PS (37.3 kW; 50.0 HP) at 2,500 rpm of output power.

The JD 2240 is equipped with power assist steering, hydraulic wet disc brakes, an open operator station, and 62.5 liters (16.5 US gal.; 13.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere 2240 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 2240
Length 3,420 mm (134.6 in)
Width 1,600 mm (63 in)
Height (exhaust) 1,980 mm (78 in)
Wheel base straight a: 2,040 mm (80.3 in)
swept axle: 1,880 mm (74 in)
Ground clearance (front axle) 520 mm (20.5 in)
Weight (operating) 2,245 kg (4,949 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 62.5 liters (16.5 US gal.; 13.7 Imp. gal)
Battery One or two 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere 3179DL
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 2.9 L, 2,933 cm2, (179.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 106.0 mm X 110.0 mm (4.17 in X 4.33 in)
Compression ratio 16.2:1
Horsepower 50.7 PS (37.3 kW; 50.0 HP) at 2,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 2.6 L (2.7 US. qt, 2.3 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Power assist
Brakes Hydraulic wet disc
Final drive Planetary
Differential lock Mechanical rear
Transmission model
Transmission type Collar shift
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 26.6 kmh (16.5 mph) Reverse: 7.9 kmh (4.9 mph)
Transmission model Hi-Lo
Transmission type Two-speed power shift
Gears 16 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 28.3 kmh (17.6 mph) Reverse: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 13.6-28
Three-Point Hitch
Category II/I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 1,020 kg (2,250 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live or independent
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Closed center
Pump flow 9.0 gpm (34.1 lpm)