Fordson E27N Major

Fordson E27N Major Technical Specifications

Fordson E27N Major is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1945 – 1952.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Fordson E27N Major covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Fordson E27N Major Production

Manufacturer: Fordson (a part of Ford)
Factory: Dagenham, England
The Fordson E27N Major was known simply as the the Fordson Major until 1953, when the E1A “New Major” entered production. After that, it became common to use the E27N Major designation.

Fordson E27N Major Electrical

Ground: positive
Charging system: generator
Battery volts: 12
Battery AH: 57

Fordson E27N Major Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Brakes: mechanical drum foot brakes, wet disc hand brake
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 3-speed

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
Rear RPM: 540 (1.375)
Engine RPM: 574@1200

Fordson E27N Major Engine detail

Engine Detail
The E27N Major was available with high-compression heads for running on petrol, or low-compression heads for using TVO. TVO tractors had an auxiliary petrol fuel tank for starting.
Displacement: 267 ci
4.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.125×5.00 inches
105 x 127 mm
Power: 27 hp
20.1 kW
Rated RPM: 1200
Firing order: 1-2-4-3
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 48.1 qts
45.5 L

Fordson E27N Major Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: gear
Gears: 3 forward and 1 reverse
Oil capacity: 13.2 qts
12.5 L

Fordson E27N Major Dimensions

Wheelbase: 77 inches
195 cm
Length: 133 inches
337 cm
Width: 65 inches
165 cm
Height: 82 inches
208 cm
Weight: 4,340 lbs
1968 kg
Clearance (front axle): 16.4 inches
41 cm
Rear axle: 2 inch diameter
50 mm
Rear axle: 2.5 inch diameter
63 mm


Is Fordson E27N Major a good tractor?

The Fordson E27N Major is one of the great tractors in the Fordson (a part of Ford) stable, and it has earned Fordson (a part of Ford) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Fordson E27N Major take?

Check out the Fordson E27N Major 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 Fordson (a part of Ford) made the E27N Major?

The Fordson E27N Major was an agricultural tractor model made from 1945 – 1952

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