Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1983 – 1989.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Production

Manufacturer: Deutz-Fahr
Type: Utility tractor

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Power

Engine: 90 hp
67.1 kW
PTO (claimed): 84 hp
62.6 kW
Drawbar (tested): 73.23 hp
54.6 kW
PTO (tested): 85.18 hp
63.5 kW

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Battery volts: 12

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential lock: mechanical rear
  OPTITRAC front
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic dry disc
Cab: Mastercab standard with air-conditioning.
Transmissions: 15-speed fully synchronized
  20-speed creeper


Type: open center
Pressure: 2538 psi
175.0 bar
Valves: 1 to 3
Pump flow: 19.6 gpm
74.2 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Rear lift (at ends): 8377 lbs
3799 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000 (1.375)
Engine RPM: 540@2025
Front PTO: independent
Front RPM: 1000

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Deutz BF4L913
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 249.3 ci
4.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.94×4.84 inches
100 x 123 mm
Power: 90 hp
67.1 kW
Rated RPM: 2300
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 12 qts
11.4 L

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: fully synchronized
Gears: 15 forward and 5 reverse
Clutch: cerametallic disc
Oil capacity: 40.15 qts
38.0 L
Five gears (1-5) in three ranges (L/M/H) plus reverse (R) range.

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Dimensions

2WD Wheelbase: 92 inches
233 cm
4WD Wheelbase: 94.5 inches
240 cm
Length: 161.02 inches
408 cm
2WD Height: 104 inches
264 cm
4WD Height: 107 inches
271 cm
2WD Weight: 8466 lbs
3840 kg
4WD Weight: 9193 lbs
4169 kg
Rear tread: 59 to 78.7 inches
149 to 199 cm

Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1575

Nebraska Tractor Test 1575
Diesel 15-speed 4WD
September 10 – 19, 1985
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1575 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 85.18 hp
63.5 kW
Fuel use: 5.2 gal/hour
19.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 84.35 hp
62.9 kW
Fuel use: 5.0 gal/hour
18.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 73.23 hp
54.6 kW
Fuel use: 5.1 gal/hour
19.3 l/hour
Gear 3M used for power test.
Max pull: 10,502 lbs
4763 kg
Gear 3L used for pull test.


Is Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 a good tractor?

The Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 is one of the great tractors in the Deutz-Fahr stable, and it has earned Deutz-Fahr a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 take?

Check out the Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 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 Deutz-Fahr made the DX 4.50

The Deutz-Fahr DX 4.70 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1983 – 1989

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