Ford 4100

Ford 4100 Technical Specifications

Ford 4100 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1975 – 1981.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Ford 4100 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Ford 4100 Production

Manufacturer: Ford
Type: Utility tractor
Original price: $9,000 (1981 )

Ford 4100 Power

Engine (gross): 52 hp
38.8 kW
Engine (net): 47.5 hp
35.4 kW
Drawbar (claimed): 39 hp
29.1 kW
PTO (claimed): 45 hp
33.6 kW
Drawbar (tested): 39.18 hp
29.2 kW
PTO (tested): 45.46 hp
33.9 kW

Ford 4100 Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

Ford 4100 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Differential lock: mechanical rear
Steering: power
Brakes: mechanical wet disc
Cab: Open operator station. Cab optional.
Transmission: 8-speed

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I
Rear lift: 3080 lbs
1397 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540

Title serial numbers

Location: Front-right of transmission
1975: C450700
1976: C490300
1977: C527300
1978: C560500
1979: C595800
1980: C635700
1981: C660700

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Ford 4100? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

Ford 4100 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Displacement: 183 ci
3.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.2126×4.4094 inches
107 x 112 mm
Power (gross): 52 hp
38.8 kW
Air cleaner: oil bath
Compression: 16.3:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Torque: 138 lb-ft
187.1 Nm
Torque RPM: 1600
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 7 qts
6.6 L
Coolant capacity: 11 qts
10.4 L

Ford 4100 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: 279mm dry disc

Ford 4100 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 77.3 inches
196 cm
Length: 136.3 inches
346 cm
Width: 70.8 inches
179 cm *Minimum width
Weight: 4655 lbs
2111 kg
Ground clearance: 17.3 inches
43 cm
Front tread: 52 to 80 inches
132 to 203 cm
Rear tread: 56 to 80 inches
142 to 203 cm
Rear tread: 56 to 90 inches
142 to 228 cm *With power-adjust rear wheels.

Ford 4100 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1202

Nebraska Tractor Test 1202
Diesel 8-speed 2WD
March 16 – April 5, 1976
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1202 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 45.46 hp
33.9 kW
Fuel use: 3.1 gal/hour
11.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 41.13 hp
30.7 kW
Fuel use: 2.6 gal/hour
9.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 39.18 hp
29.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.1 gal/hour
11.7 l/hour
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull: 5557 lbs
2520 kg
Gear 2 used for pull test.


Is Ford 4100 a good tractor?

The Ford 4100 is one of the great tractors in the Ford stable, and it has earned Ford a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Ford 4100 take?

Check out the Ford 4100 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 Ford made the 4100?

The Ford 4100 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1975 – 1981

Where is the serial number on a Ford 4100?

Lookup front-right of transmission

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