John Deere 955

John Deere 955The John Deere 955 is a 4WD compact utility tractor manufactured by John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA and Augusta, Georgia, USA from 1989 to 1998. The JD 955 is equipped with 1.4 L three-cylinder diesel engine and hydrostatic transmission with Infinite (2-range) forward and reverse gears.

The John Deere 955 compact utility tractor used the Yanmar 3TN84RJ engine. It is a 1.4 L, 1,429 cm2, (87.2 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 84.0 mm (3.31 in) of the cylinder bore and 86.0 mm (3.39 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 18.0:1. This engine produced 33.5 PS (24.6 kW; 33.0 HP) at 3,200 rpm of maximum output power.

The JD 955 is equipped with hydraulic power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, open operator station with two-post ROPS (Canopy and high ROPS with extra headroom were available as an option) and 25.0 liters (6.6 US gal.; 5.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for John Deere 955 compact utility tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere: 72 in (1,820 mm) mower deck with 3-blades with hydraulic lift
  • John Deere 70A loader
  • John Deere 7 backhoe

John Deere 955 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 955
Length2,790 mm (109.8 in)
Width1,490 mm (58.7 in)
Height1,920 mm (75.6 in)
Wheel base1,620 mm (63.8 in)
Weight900 kg (1,984 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity25.0 liters (6.6 US gal.; 5.5 Imp. gal)
Battery12V, CCA 447A
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS.
Canopy and high ROPS with extra headroom (option)
Engine modelYanmar 3TN84RJ
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement1.4 L, 1,429 cm2, (87.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke84.0 mm X 86.0 mm (3.31 in X 3.39 in)
Compression ratio18.0:1
Horsepower33.5 PS (24.6 kW; 33 HP) at 3,200 rpm
Oil typeSAE 10W-30, API: CE or CD
Oil capacity:4.3 L (4.54 US. qt, 3.78 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:3.8 L (4.02 US. qt, 3.34 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering typeHydraulic power
BrakesDifferential hydraulic wet disc
Differential lockStandard
Front axle oil capacity2.5 L (2.64 US. qt, 2.2 Imp. qt.)
Transmission modelSunstrand Series 17
Transmission typeHydrostatic
GearsInfinite (2-range) forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 18.3 kmh (11.4 mph) Reverse: 9.2 (5.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity17.0 L (17.96 US. qt, 14.96 Imp. qt.)
Front tiresAg: 7-12
Rear tiresAg: 11.2-16
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity435 kg (959 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Middle PTO typeIndependent
Middle PTO spped2,100 rpm
Rear PTO typeIndependent
Rear PTO spped540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeOpen center
Hydraulic capacity17.0 L (17.96 US. qt, 14.96 Imp. qt.)
Pressure2500 psi (172.4 bar)
Valves0 to 2
Total flow7.2 gpm (27.3 lpm)
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  1. Yanmar 3TN84RJ engine. It is a 1.4 L, 1,429 cm2, (87.2 cu·in) three-cylinder “natural aspirated” diesel engine WRONG.
    It is fuel injected.

    • Naturally aspirated just means it’s not turbocharged,supercharged,or blown. Has nothing to do with how fuel is delivered.

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