Cockshutt 540

Cockshutt 540 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

Cockshutt 540 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1958 – 1962.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Cockshutt 540 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Cockshutt 540 Production

Manufacturer Cockshutt
Utility tractor
Built in Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Total built 2,500
Original price $3,000 (1962)

Cockshutt 540 Power

Drawbar (claimed) 26 hp
19.4 kW
Belt (claimed) 31 hp
23.1 kW
Plows 2-3

Two-wheel drive
Open operator station.

Cockshutt 540 photos…

Tractor hitch
Rear Type I

Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO live
Rear RPM 540

Dimensions & Tires
Rear tire 11×28
Full dimensions and tires …

540 Serial Numbers
1958 AM1001
1959 AN5001
1960 -none-
1961 AP1001
1962 AR1001

Cockshutt 540 Mechanical

Two-wheel drive
Open operator station.

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO live
Rear RPM 540

Cockshutt 540 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Continental F162
Displacement 162 ci
2.7 L
Starter volts 6 (early)
  12 (late)

Cockshutt 540 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type unsynchronized gear
Gears 6 forward and 2 reverse

Cockshutt 540 Dimensions


Is Cockshutt 540 a good tractor?

The Cockshutt 540 is one of the great tractors in the Cockshutt stable, and it has earned Cockshutt a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Cockshutt 540 take?

Check out the Cockshutt 540 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 Cockshutt made the ?

The Cockshutt 540 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1958 – 1962

How much can a Cockshutt 540 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the Cockshutt 540 tractors starts at 3,266 lbs
1481 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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