Ford 5640

Ford 5640 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

Ford 5640 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1991 – 1995.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Ford 5640 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 5640 Production

Manufacturer: Ford
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Basildon, England
Original price: $30,000 (1998)

Ford 5640 Power

Engine (gross): 78.7 hp
58.7 kW
Engine (net): 75 hp
55.9 kW
PTO (claimed): 66 hp
49.2 kW
Drawbar (tested): 59.99 hp
44.7 kW
PTO (tested): 66.26 hp
49.4 kW

Ford 5640 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 55 (ROPS)
  100 (cab)
Batteries: 1 (ROPS)
  2 (cab)
Battery CCA: 800
Battery volts: 12

Ford 5640 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives: inboard planetary
Differential lock: mechanical (S)
  electro-hydraulic (SL/SLE)
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: mechanical (S)
  hydraulic wet disc (SL/SLE)
Cab: Two-post foldable ROPS. Straddle-mount (5640 S) or raised deck (SL/SLE). Comfort Command Cab optional with air-conditioning (SL/SLE).
Transmissions: 8-speed constant mesh
  16-speed two-speed power shift
  12-speed synchronized
  16-speed four-speed power shift


Type: open center (S/SL)
  closed center load sensing (SLE)
Valves: 1 to 4
Pump flow: 18.2 gpm
68.9 lpm
  21 gpm
79.5 lpm (SLE)
Steering press.: 2100 psi
144.8 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: Position control and top-link draft sensing. Electronic lower-link sensing optional on 5640 SLE.
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 4,200 lbs
1905 kg
  4,439 lbs
2013 kg (optional)
  6,210 lbs
2816 kg (SLE)
  6,564 lbs
2977 kg (SLE optional)

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540
  540/1000 (optional)

Title serial numbers

Location: Data plate inside hood.
1991: BC68791
1992: BD02865
1993: BD35935
1994: BD65544
1995: BD98440
1996: 022377B
1997: 056436B
1998: 083503B

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Ford 5640? 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 5640 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Ford Genesis
4-cylinder 8-valve
Displacement: 268 ci
4.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.40×4.40 inches
112 x 112 mm
Power (gross): 78.7 hp
58.7 kW
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 17.5:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Idle RPM: 725-2375
Torque: 289 lb-ft
391.9 Nm
Torque RPM: 1400
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 15.3 qts
14.5 L
  16.9 qts
16.0 L (cab)
Intake valve clearance: 0.016 inches
0.406 mm *Cold
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.019 inches
0.483 mm *Cold

Ford 5640 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: EconoShift
Type: constant mesh
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Oil capacity: 69.6 qts
65.9 L
Four gears (1-4), plus reverse, in two ranges (L/H). Optional creeper provided a third range. Tractor must be stopped and clutch used to shift gears or range. The eight-speed transmission was only used on the 5640S.

Ford 5640 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 93 inches
236 cm
Length: 162 inches
411 cm
2WD Width: 77 inches
195 cm
4WD Width: 80 inches
203 cm
2WD Clearance (front axle): 22 inches
55 cm
4WD Clearance (front axle): 20 inches
50 cm

Ford 5640 Weight
2WD ROPS Shipping: 7,099 lbs
3220 kg
4WD ROPS Shipping: 8,091 lbs
3670 kg
2WD Cab Shipping: 8,129 lbs
3687 kg
4WD Cab Shipping: 9,121 lbs
4137 kg
Operating: 8,070 lbs
3660 kg (4WD ROPS)
Ballasted: 9,768 lbs
4430 kg

Ford 5640 Height
Hood: 67 inches
170 cm
Cab: 107 inches
271 cm
Exhaust: 112 inches
284 cm

Ford 5640 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1656

OCED Tractor Test 1656
Diesel 16×4 4WD
April 22 – May 12, 1992
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1656 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 66.26 hp
49.4 kW
Fuel use: 4.1 gal/hour
15.5 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 63.17 hp
47.1 kW
Fuel use: 3.8 gal/hour
14.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 59.99 hp
44.7 kW
Fuel use: 4.2 gal/hour
15.9 l/hour
Gear 5-Low used for power test.
Max pull: 8,611 lbs
3905 kg
Gear 2H used for pull test.


Is Ford 5640 a good tractor?

The Ford 5640 is one of the great tractors in the Ford stable, and it has earned Ford a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Ford 5640 take?

Check out the Ford 5640 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 5640?

The Ford 5640 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1991 – 1995

Where is the serial number on a Ford 5640?

Lookup data plate inside hood.

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