John Deere 970

John Deere 970The John Deere 970 is a 2WD or 4WD compact utility tractor from the 70 Compact series. This tractor was manufactured by the Yanmar for John Deere from 1989 to 1998. The JD 970 is equipped with 1.8 L four-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: collar shift transmission with two-stage dry disc clutch (9 forward and 2 reverse gears) or syncromesh transmission with two-stage dry disc clutch (9 forward and 2 reverse gears).

The John Deere 970 compact utility tractor used the Yanmar 4TN82 engine. It is a 1.8 L, 1,816 cm2, (110.8 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 82.0 mm (3.23 in) of the cylinder bore and 86.0 mm (3.39 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 18.1:1. This engine produced 33.5 PS (24.6 kW; 33.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm of maximum output power.

The JD 970 is equipped with manual or hydrostatic power (optional) steering, differential wet disc brakes, open operator station with two-post ROPS and 32.0 liters (8.5 US gal.; 7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for John Deere 970 compact utility tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 172: 72 in (1,820 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
  • Front-mount John Deere 390: 84 in (2,130 mm) blade
  • John Deere 80 loader
  • John Deere 8A backhoe

John Deere 970 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 970
Length 3,120 mm (122.8 in)
Width 1,810 mm (71.3 in)
Height 2,150 mm (84.6 in)
Wheel base 1,750 mm (68.9 in)
Weight 2WD: 1,210 kg (2,667 lbs)
4WD: 1,380 kg (3,045 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 32.0 liters (8.5 US gal.; 7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA 550A
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS
Engine
Engine model Yanmar 4TN82
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 1.8 L, 1,816 cm2, (110.8 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 82.0 mm X 86.0 mm (3.23 in X 3.39 in)
Compression ratio 18.1:1
Horsepower 33.5 PS (24.6 kW; 33.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 10W-30, API: CE or CD
Oil capacity: 5.3 L (5.6 US. qt, 4.66 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 5.8 L (6.13 US. qt, 5.1 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Manual or hydrostatic power (optional)
Brakes Differential wet disc
Final drive Planetary
Transmission model
Transmission type Collar shift with two-stage dry disc clutch
Gears 9 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.3 kmh (11.4 mph) Reverse: 5.8 (3.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 20.8 L (21.98 US. qt, 18.3 Imp. qt.)
Transmission model
Transmission type Syncromesh with two-stage dry disc clutch
Gears 9 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.3 kmh (11.4 mph) Reverse: 5.8 (3.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 20.8 L (21.98 US. qt, 18.3 Imp. qt.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 5.50-16 (2WD), 7-16 (4WD)
Lawn/turf: 27×8.50-15
Rear tires Ag: 12.4-28 (2WD), 13.6-24 (4WD)
Lawn/turf: 44×18.00-20
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type Position control
Lift capacity 912 kg (2,011 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Middle PTO type Independent (option)
Middle PTO spped 2,100 rpm
Rear PTO type Live with two stage clutch
Rear PTO spped 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 20.8 L (21.98 US. qt, 18.3 Imp. qt.)
Pressure 2250 psi (155.1 bar)
Valves 2
Total flow 8.7 gpm (32.9 lpm)