John Deere 4240

John Deere 4240The John Deere 4240 is a 2WD or 4WD row-crop tractor from the Iron Horses series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1978 to 1982. The JD 4240 is equipped with a 7.6 L (466.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and one of three transmissions: a partial power shift transmission with 16 forward and 6 reverse gears, a full powershift transmission with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears or a partially synchronized transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears (13 forward and 5 reverse for the version with creeper).

The JD 4240 row-crop tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 7.6 L, 7,636 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 111.5 PS (82.0 kW; 110.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm of PTO output power.

The John Deere 4240 is equipped with power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, Sound-Gard cab standard and 174.0 liters (46 US gal.; 38.3 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the JD 4240 row-crop tractor:

  • John Deere 148 loader
  • John Deere 158 loader

John Deere 4240 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 4240
Length 3,970 mm (156.3 in)
Width 2,430 mm (95.7 in)
Long axle: 2,870 mm (113 in)
Height
Wheel base 2,700 mm (106.3 in)
Ground clearance front axle: 560 mm (22 in)
rear axle: 680 mm (26.8 in)
Weight (operating) 5,620 kg (12,390 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 174.0 liters (46 US gal.; 38.3 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 6V, CCA 850A
Cabin type Sound-Gard cab standard
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 7.6 L, 7,636 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 111.5 PS (82.0 kW; 110.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 16.1 L (17 US. qt, 14.2 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 28.4 L (30 US. qt, 25 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 HFWD 4WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Differential hydraulic wet disc
Differential lock Pedal-actuated hydraulic
Transmission model John Deere Quad-Range
Transmission type Partial power shift
Gears 16 forward and 6 reverse
Speed Forward: 28.6 kmh (17.8 mph) Reverse: 18.0 kmh (11.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 58.7 L (15.5 US. gal, 12.9 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model John Deere PowerShift
Transmission type Full power shift
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.0 kmh (18 mph) Reverse: 9.5 kmh (5.9 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 51.1 L (13.5 US. gal, 11.2 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model John Deere Syncro-Range
Transmission type Partially synchronized
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.0 kmh (18 mph) Reverse: 10.0 kmh (6.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 58.7 L (15.5 US. gal, 12.9 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 11L-15
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-34
Three-Point Hitch
Category II/I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 2,600 kg (5,730 lbs)
3,070 kg (6,765 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Closed center
Hydraulic capacity 41.6 L (11 US. gal, 9.2 Imp. gal.)
Valves 1 or 2
Pump flow 23.0 gpm (87.1 lpm)