Chamberlain 4290

Chamberlain 4290 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Chamberlain 4290 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1985 – 1986.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Chamberlain 4290 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Chamberlain 4290 Production

Manufacturer: Chamberlain (a part of John Deere)
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Welshpool, Australia
Total built: 270

Chamberlain 4290 Electrical

Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 55
Batteries: 2
Battery volts: 6

Chamberlain 4290 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with air-conditioning.
Transmission: 12-speed partial power shift


Fuel: 87.2 gal
330.1 L
Hydraulic system: 7.2 gal
27.3 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 7.2 gal
27.3 L
Pressure: 2500 psi
172.4 bar
Valves: 4 (max)
  3 (with 3pt)
Total flow: 15.6 gpm
59.0 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: top-link sensing
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 6,517 lbs
2956 kg
  7,681 lbs
3484 kg (optional)

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: hydraulic disc
Rear RPM: 540
  1000 (optional)

Chamberlain 4290 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 359 ci
5.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Air cleaner: dry with safety element
Compression: 16.8:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Idle RPM: 800-2375
Torque: 324.5 lb-ft
440.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1400
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 18 qts
17.0 L
Coolant capacity: 24.5 qts
23.2 L

Chamberlain 4290 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Hi-Lo
Type: partial power shift
Gears: 12 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch: 14-inch dry disc
Oil capacity: 40.1 qts
38.0 L
Three gears (1-3) in two ranges (Slow-Fast) with hydraulic Hi-Lo power shift. Range shifts are synchronized with the clutch. Tractor must be stopped to shift gears (1-3 and R).

Chamberlain 4290 Dimensions

2WD fixed Wheelbase: 113.5 inches
288 cm
2WD Wheelbase: 114.3 inches
290 cm
4WD Wheelbase: 115 inches
292 cm
2WD Shiping weight: 13,228 lbs
6000 kg
4WD Shiping weight: 13,785 lbs
6252 kg
2WD Clearance (front axle): 17.6 inches
44 cm
4WD Clearance (front axle): 21.6 inches
54 cm
Front tread: 64 inches
162 cm (2WD)
Front tread: 58.3 to 78 inches
148 to 198 cm (2WD)
Front tread: 68.4 to 83.5 inches
173 to 212 cm (4WD)
Rear tread: 62.6 to 98.4 inches
159 to 249 cm


Is Chamberlain 4290 a good tractor?

The Chamberlain 4290 is one of the great tractors in the Chamberlain (a part of John Deere) stable, and it has earned Chamberlain (a part of John Deere) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Chamberlain 4290 take?

Check out the Chamberlain 4290 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Chamberlain (a part of John Deere) made the 4090

The Chamberlain 4290 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1985 – 1986

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