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
ModelJohn Deere 2440
Length3,540 mm (139.4 in)
Width1,760 mm (69.3 in)
Height1,550 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 capacity73.8 liters (19.5 US gal.; 16.2 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeTwo-post ROPS
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement3.6 L, 3,589 cm2, (219.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke102.0 mm X 110.0 mm (4.02 in X 4.33 in)
Horsepower61.5 PS (45.2 kW; 60.6 HP) at 2,500 rpm
Coolant capacity:11.4 L (12 US. qt, 10 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typePower
BrakesHydraulic wet disc
Final drivePlanetary
Differential lockMechanical rear
Transmission model
Transmission typeCollar shift
Gears8 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 27.8 kmh (17.3 mph) Reverse: 11.1 kmh (6.9 mph)
Transmission modelHi-Lo
Transmission typeTwo-speed power shift with dry disc clutch
Gears16 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 27.8 kmh (17.3 mph) Reverse: 11.1 kmh (6.9 mph)
Transmission modelDirection Reverser
Transmission typePower shuttle
Gears8 forward and 8 reverse
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 16.9-28
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeIndependent
Rear PTO speed540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeClosed center
Pump flow9.0 gpm (34.1 lpm)
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