John Deere 4050

John Deere 4050The John Deere 4050 is a 2WD or 4WD row-crop tractor from the 50 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1983 to 1988.

The John Deere 4050 is equipped with one of two engines: a 7.6 L (466.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine or a 5.9 L (359.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a partial power shift transmission with 16 forward and 6 reverse gears and with Perma-Clutch wet disc clutch or a full powershift transmission with 15 forward and 4 reverse gears and with Perma-Clutch wet disc clutch.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere. It is a 7.6 L, 7,637 cm2, (466.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 116.0 mm (4.57 in) of the cylinder bore and 121.0 mm (4.76 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.0:1. This engine produced 131.8 PS (96.9 kW; 130.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm of output power.
  • John Deere. It is a 5.9 L, 5,883 cm2, (359.0 cu·in) six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 106.0 mm (4.17 in) and the piston stroke is 110.0 mm (4.33 in). The compression ratio rating is 17.8:1.

The John Deere 4050 is equipped with power steering, hydrostatic wet disc brakes, Sound-Gard cab with air-conditioning or four-post Roll-Gard ROPS (optional), and 174.1 liters (46 US gal.; 38.3 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the JD 4050 row-crop tractor:

  • John Deere 148 loader (for 2WD version)
  • John Deere 158 loader (for 2WD version)
  • John Deere 260 loader (for 2WD version)
  • John Deere 280 loader (for 4WD version)

John Deere 4050 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 4050
Length 2WD: 3,910 mm (153.9 in)
4WD: 4,160 mm (163.8 in)
Width 2,430 mm (95.7 in)
Long axle: 2,870 mm (113 in)
Height 2,900 mm (114.2 in)
Wheel base 2WD: 2,710 mm (106.7 in)
4WD: 2,670 mm (105.1 in)
Ground clearance 400 mm (15.7 in)
Weight (shipping) 5,035 kg (11,100 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 174.1 liters (46 US gal.; 38.3 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 6V or one 12V
Cabin type Sound-Gard cab with air-conditioning or four-post Roll-Gard ROPS (optional)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 7.6 L, 7,637 cm2, (466.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 116.0 mm X 121.0 mm (4.57 in X 4.76 in)
Compression ratio 17.0:1
Horsepower 131.8 PS (96.9 kW; 130.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 17.0 L (18 US. qt, 15 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 19.9 L (21 US. qt, 17.5 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 5.9 L, 5,883 cm2, (359.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 106.0 mm X 110.0 mm (4.17 in X 4.33 in)
Compression ratio 17.8:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Hydrostatic wet disc
Final drive Inboard planetary
Differential lock Hydraulic rear
Transmission model John Deere Quad-Range
Transmission type Partial power shift with Perma-Clutch wet disc clutch
Gears 16 forward and 6 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.4 kmh (18.3 mph) Reverse: 18.6 (11.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 60.6 L (16 US. gal, 13.3 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model John Deere Power Shift
Transmission type Full power shift with Perma-Clutch wet disc clutch
Gears 15 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.3 kmh (18.2 mph) Reverse: 8.8 (5.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2WD: 39.7 L (10.5 US. gal, 8.7 Imp. gal.)
4WD: 51.1 L (13.5 US. gal, 11.2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 10.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II/I
Control type Lower-link draft sensing
Lift capacity (at ends) 2,855 kg (6,295 lbs)
3,365 kg (7,420 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Rear PTO speed 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Closed center
Pressure 2277 psi (157 bar)
Valves 2 to 3
Pump flow 26.5 gpm (100.3 lpm)