John Deere 4230 Tractor (1977)

Manufacturer:John Deere

Price:30(USD)

Series:Generation II Series

Model:4230

Equipment Type: Row-Crop Tractors

Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA

Full Specifications

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 1112 2

Description
Diesel Quad-Range 2WD October 13 - 24, 1972 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1112 file PTO performance Drawbar performance
Power at rated engine speed
100.32hp / 74.8kW
Fuel use
7.0gal/hour / 26.5l/hour
Max power
83.95hp / 62.6kW
Max pull
11,150lbs / 5057kg

JOHN DEERE 4230 POWER

PTO (claimed)
100hp / 74.6kW
Drawbar (tested)
83.95hp / 62.6kW
PTO (tested)
100.32hp / 74.8kW

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description
John Deere 6.6L 6-cyl diesel John Deere 5.9L 6-cyl gasoline

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description
John Deere diesel 6-cylinder liquid-cooled inline horizontal-shaft
Displacement
404ci / 6.6L
Bore/Stroke
4.25x4.75inches / 108x 121mm
Air cleaner
dry with secondary element
Pre-heating
ether injection coolant heater
Compression
16.2:1
Rated RPM
2200
Idle RPM
800-2400
Operating RPM
1500-2200
Firing order
1-5-3-6-2-4
Starter
electric
Starter volts
12
Oil capacity
17qts / 16.1L
Coolant capacity
24qts / 22.7L

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description
John Deere gasoline 6-cylinder liquid-cooled/The gasoline engine was only available during the 1973 model year for the Deere 4230
Displacement
362ci / 5.9L
Bore/Stroke
4.25x4.25inches / 108x 108mm
Rated RPM
2200
Firing order
1-5-3-6-2-4
Starter
electric
Starter volts
12

JOHN DEERE 4230 ENGINES

Description
John Deere 6.6L 6-cyl diesel John Deere 5.9L 6-cyl gasoline

TRANSMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Description
8-speed partially synchronized 16-speed partial power shift 8-speed full power shift 13-speed creeper

TRANSMISSION 1

Transmission
John Deere Syncro-Range
Type
partially synchronized
Gears
8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch
hydraulic wet disc
Oil capacity
64qts / 60.6L
Description
Four shift stations with two gears each, plus reverse gear in the first two shift stations. Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift between stations. Once in a shift station the tractor may be shifted on the move, using the clutch, between the gears in that station

SPEEDS 1

Description
With 18.4-38 rear tires

TRANSMISSION 2

Transmission
John Deere Quad-Range
Type
partial power shift
Gears
16 forward and 6 reverse
Clutch
hydraulic wet disc
Oil capacity
64qts / 60.6L
Description
Four gears (1-4) in four ranges (A-D). Power shift between gears 1-2 and 3-4 in each range with a synchronized shift (using clutch) between 2-3. Tractor must be stopped to shift range

SPEEDS 2

Description
With 18.4-38 rear tires

TRANSMISSION 3

Transmission
John Deere Power Shift
Type
full power shift
Gears
8 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch
hydraulic wet discs
Oil capacity
62qts / 58.7L

TRANSMISSION 4

Transmission
Syncro-Range Creeper
Type
creeper
Gears
13 forward and 4 reverse
Description
Optional creeper range adds additional speeds to the first five gears of the Syncro-Range transmission. An interlock prevents shifting into gears 6 through 8 while the creeper is engaged

MECHANICAL

Chassis
4x2 2WD/4x4 HFWD 4WD
Final drives
planetary
Differential lock
hydro-mechanical rear
Steering
power
Brakes
differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab
Open operator station. Four-post Roll-Gard ROPS optional. Sound-Gard cab with air-conditioning optional
Transmissions
8-speed partially synchronized 16-speed partial power shift 8-speed full power shift 13-speed creeper

CAPACITY

Fuel
37gal / 140.0L
Hydraulic system
16gal / 60.6L

HYDRAULICS

Type
closed center
Capacity
16gal / 60.6L
Valves
1 to 3

TRACTOR HITCH

Rear Type
II

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO
independent
Rear RPM
540/1000 (1.375)

JOHN DEERE 4230 TIRES

Ag front
7.5L-15
Ag rear
23.1-26 / 23.1-30 / 20.8-34 / 16.9-34 / 15.5-38 / 16.9-38 / 18.4-38

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase
104inches / 264cm
2WD Length
165.6inches / 420cm
4WD Length
169.3inches / 430cm
Width
89.625inches / 227cm / 54.375inches / 138cm (Cab)
Rear axle
Rack-and-pinion: 3.39 by 113inches / 86by 2870mm
Front tread
58 to 96inches / 147to 243cm
Rear tread
61 to 118inches / 154to 299cm

JOHN DEERE 4230 WEIGHT

Shipping
8,100lbs / 3674kg (Syncro) 8,500lbs / 3855kg
Operating
10,800lbs / 4898kg
Ballasted
14,150lbs / 6418kg

JOHN DEERE 4230 HEIGHT

Steering wheel
86.7inches / 220cm
Cab
109.875inches / 279cm
Exhaust
151.75inches / 385cm

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Wheelbase
104inches / 264cm
Weight
8100 to 10800 pounds
Front tire
9.5L-15
Rear tire
18.4-34

JOHN DEERE 148 LOADER

Loader weight
1350lbs / 612kg
Height (to pin)
126inches / 320cm
Clearance, dumped bucket
102inches / 259cm
Dump reach
32inches / 81cm
Dump angle
38°
Clearance, level bucket
121inches / 307cm
Rollback angle
11°
Breakout force (lift)
4700lbs / 2131kg
Lift to full height (at pin)
3100lbs / 1406kg
Bucket capacity
0.5cu yd / 0.4 cu m / 0.6cu yd / 0.5cu m/ 0.8cu yd / 0.6cu m / 0.9cu yd / 0.7cu m
Bucket width
60inches / 152cm 72inches / 182cm 84inches / 213cm 96inches / 243cm

JOHN DEERE 158 LOADER

Loader weight
1771lbs / 803kg
Height (to pin)
156inches / 396cm
Clearance, dumped bucket
132inches / 335cm
Dump reach
32inches / 81cm
Dump angle
37°
Clearance, level bucket
151inches / 383cm
Rollback angle
12°
Breakout force (lift)
5000lbs / 2268kg
Lift to full height (at pin)
3800lbs / 1723kg
Bucket capacity
0.5cu yd / 0.4 cu m / 0.6cu yd / 0.5cu m / 0.8cu yd / 0.6cu m / 0.9cu yd / 0.7cu m
Bucket width
60inches / 152cm 72inches / 182cm 84inches / 213cm 96inches / 243cm

4230 SERIAL NUMBERS

Location
Serial number plate on the rear of the John Deere 4230, above the PTO shaft
1973
1000
1974
13000
1975
22074
1976
28957
1977
35588
Final
42331

ELECTRICAL

Ground
negative
Charging system
alternator
Batteries
2
Battery volts
6

About John Deere Tractor

The John Deere 4230 type tractor is part of the Generation II Series of tractors. The 4230 is classified as a Row-Crop Tractors and that is primarily used for Agriculture Tractors activities. A engine powers the 4230 tractor. This configuration gives better real-world usability.

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