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
ModelJohn Deere 4240
Length3,970 mm (156.3 in)
Width2,430 mm (95.7 in)
Long axle: 2,870 mm (113 in)
Wheel base2,700 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 capacity174.0 liters (46 US gal.; 38.3 Imp. gal)
BatteryTwo 6V, CCA 850A
Cabin typeSound-Gard cab standard
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement7.6 L, 7,636 cm2, (466.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke116.0 mm X 121.0 mm (4.57 in X 4.76 in)
Compression ratio17.0:1
Horsepower111.5 PS (82.0 kW; 110.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
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
Chassis4×2 2WD or 4×4 HFWD 4WD
Steering typePower
BrakesDifferential hydraulic wet disc
Differential lockPedal-actuated hydraulic
Transmission modelJohn Deere Quad-Range
Transmission typePartial power shift
Gears16 forward and 6 reverse
Speed Forward: 28.6 kmh (17.8 mph) Reverse: 18.0 kmh (11.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity58.7 L (15.5 US. gal, 12.9 Imp. gal.)
Transmission modelJohn Deere PowerShift
Transmission typeFull power shift
Gears8 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.0 kmh (18 mph) Reverse: 9.5 kmh (5.9 mph)
Transmission oil capacity51.1 L (13.5 US. gal, 11.2 Imp. gal.)
Transmission modelJohn Deere Syncro-Range
Transmission typePartially synchronized
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.0 kmh (18 mph) Reverse: 10.0 kmh (6.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity58.7 L (15.5 US. gal, 12.9 Imp. gal.)
Front tires Ag: 11L-15
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-34
Three-Point Hitch
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 typeIndependent
Rear PTO speed540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeClosed center
Hydraulic capacity41.6 L (11 US. gal, 9.2 Imp. gal.)
Valves1 or 2
Pump flow23.0 gpm (87.1 lpm)
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