John Deere 2440 (1976-1979)

John Deere 2440The John Deere 2440 is a 2WD utility tractor from the 2040 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Dubuque, Iowa, USA and Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany from 1976 to 1982. This first generation was manufactured from 1976 to 1979. The JD 2440 is equipped with a 3.6 L (219.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine and one of three transmissions: a collar shift transmission with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears, a two-speed power shift transmission with 16 forward and 8 reverse gears, or a power shuttle transmission with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears.

The John Deere 2440 utility tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 3.6 L, 3,589 cm2, (219.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the cylinder bore and 110.0 mm (4.33 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 61.5 PS (45.2 kW; 60.6 HP) at 2,500 rpm of PTO output power.

The JD 2440 is equipped with power steering, hydraulic wet disc brakes, two-post ROPS, and 73.8 liters (19.5 US gal.; 16.2 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere 2440 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 2440
Length 3,540 mm (139.4 in)
Width 1,760 mm (69.3 in)
Height 1,550 mm (61 in)
Wheel base Straight axle: 2,170 mm (85.4 in)
Swept axle: 2,010 mm (79.1 in)
Ground clearance (front axle) 640 mm (25.2 in)
Weight (shipping) 2,155 kg (4,751 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 73.8 liters (19.5 US gal.; 16.2 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Two-post ROPS
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 3.6 L, 3,589 cm2, (219.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 102.0 mm X 110.0 mm (4.02 in X 4.33 in)
Horsepower 61.5 PS (45.2 kW; 60.6 HP) at 2,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 11.4 L (12 US. qt, 10 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Power
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: 27.8 kmh (17.3 mph) Reverse: 11.1 kmh (6.9 mph)
Transmission model Hi-Lo
Transmission type Two-speed power shift with dry disc clutch
Gears 16 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 27.8 kmh (17.3 mph) Reverse: 11.1 kmh (6.9 mph)
Transmission model Direction Reverser
Transmission type Power shuttle
Gears 8 forward and 8 reverse
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 16.9-28
Three-Point Hitch
Category II/I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Closed center
Pump flow 9.0 gpm (34.1 lpm)