John Deere 4255

John Deere 4255The John Deere 4255 is a 2WD or 4WD farm tractor from the 4055 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA and in Saltillo, Mexico from 1988 to 1992. The John Deere 4255 is equipped with a 7.6 L (466.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a partial power shift transmission with 16 forward and 6 reverse gears and hydraulic wet disc clutch or a full powershift transmission with 15 forward and 4 reverse gears and hydraulic wet disc clutch.

The JD 4255 farm tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 7.6 L, 7,637 cm2, (466.0 cu·in) six-cylinder turbocharged 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 16.0:1. This engine produced 134.9 PS (99.2 kW; 133.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm of output power.

The John Deere 4255 is equipped with power steering, differential hydraulic wet discs brakes, cab, and 246.0 liters (65 US gal.; 54.1 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the JD 4255 farm tractor:

  • John Deere 265 loader
  • John Deere 280 loader (for 4WD version)
  • John Deere 840 loader

John Deere 4255 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 4255
Length4,020 mm (158.3 in)
Width2,430 mm (95.7 in)
Height Cab: 2,950 mm (116.1 in)
Wheel base 2WD: 2,710 mm (106.7 in)
4WD: 2,670 mm (105.1 in)
Weight (shipping) 2WD2WD Quad-Range: 5,545 kg (12,225 lbs)
4WD Powershift: 6,370 kg (14,043 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity246.0 liters (65 US gal.; 54.1 Imp. gal)
BatteryTwo 12V, CCA 925A
Cabin typeCab
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement7.6 L, 7,637 cm2, (466.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke116.0 mm X 121.0 mm (4.57 in X 4.76 in)
Compression ratio16.0:1
Horsepower134.9 PS (99.2 kW; 133.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Oil capacity:18.0 L (19 US. qt, 15.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:25.6 L (27.1 US. qt, 22.5 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering typePower
BrakesDifferential hydraulic wet discs
Final driveInboard planetary
Transmission modelJohn Deere Quad Range
Transmission typePartial power shift with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Gears16 forward and 6 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.4 kmh (18.3 mph) Reverse: 18.6 (11.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2WD: 60.6 L (16.0 US. gal, 13.3 Imp. gal.)
4WD: 65.1 L (17.2 US. gal, 14.3 Imp. gal.)
Transmission modelJohn Deere Power Shift
Transmission typeFull power shift with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Gears15 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 30.0 kmh (18.6 mph) Reverse: 9.0 (5.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2WD: 51.0 L (13.5 US. gal, 11.2 Imp. gal.)
4WD: 60.0 L (15.9 US. gal, 13.2 Imp. gal.)
Front tires Ag: 10.00-16 (2WD), 14.9-26 (4WD)
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-38
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 2,800 kg (6,175 lbs)
3,660 kg (8,080 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeIndependent with hydraulic clutch
Rear PTO speed540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeClosed center
Pressure2530 psi (174.4 bar)
Valves2 or 3
Pump flow26.5 gpm (100.3 lpm)
SCV flow20.6 gpm (78 lpm)
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