John Deere 4230

John Deere 4230The John Deere 4230 is a 2WD or 4WD (optional) row-crop tractor from the Generation II series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1973 to 1977.

The JD 4230 is equipped with a 6.6 L six-cylinder diesel engine and one of three transmissions: Quad-Range transmission with 16 forward and 6 reverse gears, Powershift transmission with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears or Syncro-Range transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears. During the 1973 model year, the JD 4230 was available with a 5.9 L six-cylinder gasoline engine.

The John Deere 4230 row-crop tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 6.6 L, 6,620 cm2, (404.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 108.0 mm (4.25 in) of the cylinder bore and 121.0 mm (4.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 101.5 PS (74.6 kW; 100.0 HP) of maximum output power.

The JD 4230 is equipped with power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, open operator station (four-post ROPS or Cab was available as an optional) and 140.0 liters (37 US gal.; 30.8 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere 4230 row-crop tractor:

  • John Deere 148 loader
  • John Deere 158 loader

John Deere 4230 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 4230
Width2,270 mm (89.4 in)
Height3,850 mm (151.6 in)
Wheel base2,640 mm (103.9 in)
Weight (operating)4,898 kg (10798.2 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity140.0 liters (37 US gal.; 30.8 Imp. gal)
Battery6V x 2
Cabin typeOpen operator station. Four-post ROPS or Cab (optional)
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement6.6 L, 6,620 cm2, (404.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke108.0 mm X 121.0 mm (4.25 in X 4.76 in)
Compression ratio16.2:1
Horsepower101.5 PS (74.6 kW; 100.0 HP)
Oil capacity:16.0 L (16.9 US. qt, 14.1 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:22.7 L (24 US. qt, 20 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD or 4×4 HFWD 4WD (optional)
Steering typePower
BrakesDifferential hydraulic wet disc
Transmission modelJohn Deere Quad-Range
Transmission typePartial power shift and synchronized with wet disc clutch
Gears16 forward and 6 reverse
Transmission oil capacity60.6 L (16 US. gal, 13.3 Imp. gal.)
Transmission modelJohn Deere Powershift
Transmission typeFull power shift with wet disc clutch
Gears8 forward and 4 reverse
Transmission oil capacity58.7 L (15.5 US. gal, 12.9 Imp. gal.)
Transmission modelJohn Deere Syncro-Range
Transmission type
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission oil capacity60.6 L (16 US. gal, 13.3 Imp. gal.)
Front tiresAg: 11.00×16, 9.5L-15, 6.00-16, 7.50-16, 10.00-16, 7.50-20 (Hi-Crop)
Rear tiresAg: 18.4-26, 23.1-26, 16.9-34, 18.4-38, 13.6-38, 15.5-38, 16.9-38, 18.4-38, 20.8-34
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeIndependent
Rear PTO spped540/1,000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeClosed center
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