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
Model John Deere 4230
Length
Width 2,270 mm (89.4 in)
Height 3,850 mm (151.6 in)
Wheel base 2,640 mm (103.9 in)
Weight (operating) 4,898 kg (10798.2 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 140.0 liters (37 US gal.; 30.8 Imp. gal)
Battery 6V x 2
Cabin type Open operator station. Four-post ROPS or Cab (optional)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.6 L, 6,620 cm2, (404.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 108.0 mm X 121.0 mm (4.25 in X 4.76 in)
Compression ratio 16.2:1
Horsepower 101.5 PS (74.6 kW; 100.0 HP)
Starter Electric
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
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 HFWD 4WD (optional)
Steering type Power
Brakes Differential hydraulic wet disc
Transmission model John Deere Quad-Range
Transmission type Partial power shift and synchronized with wet disc clutch
Gears 16 forward and 6 reverse
Transmission oil capacity 60.6 L (16 US. gal, 13.3 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model John Deere Powershift
Transmission type Full power shift with wet disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Transmission oil capacity 58.7 L (15.5 US. gal, 12.9 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model John Deere Syncro-Range
Transmission type
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission oil capacity 60.6 L (16 US. gal, 13.3 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 11.00×16, 9.5L-15, 6.00-16, 7.50-16, 10.00-16, 7.50-20 (Hi-Crop)
Rear tires Ag: 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 type Independent
Rear PTO spped 540/1,000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Closed center