International Harvester 3588

International Harvester 3588 Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor Technical Specifications

International Harvester 3588 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1978 – 1981.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 3588 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

International Harvester 3588 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Total built: 5,643
Original price: $51,300 (1981 )

International Harvester 3588 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 130 hp
96.9 kW
PTO (claimed): 150.41 hp
112.2 kW
Drawbar (tested): 126.15 hp
94.1 kW
PTO (tested): 150.41 hp
112.2 kW

International Harvester 3588 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 72
Batteries: 2
Battery volts: 12

International Harvester 3588 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard
Transmission: 16-speed two-range power shift


Type: closed center
Valves: 2
Pump flow: 12 gpm
45.4 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000
Engine RPM: 1000@2100

International Harvester 3588 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester DT-466B
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 466 ci
7.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.30×5.35 inches
109 x 136 mm
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 780-2665
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 20 qts
18.9 L
Coolant capacity: 34 qts
32.2 L

International Harvester 3588 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Torque Amplifier
Type: two-range power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 8 reverse
Clutch: 356mm dry disc
Oil capacity: 94.5 qts
89.4 L
Left lever selects high, low, or reverse range. Right lever selects gear. On-the-move power shift without the clutch between gear pairs 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, and 7/8. Synchronized shift (with the clutch) from 2-to-3, 4-to-5, and 6-to-7.

International Harvester 3588 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 110 inches
279 cm
Length: 228 inches
579 cm
Width: 101.6 inches
258 cm
Height (cab): 115.8 inches
294 cm
Clearance (front axle): 23.2 inches
58 cm
Clearance (rear axle): 26.7 inches
67 cm

International Harvester 3588 Weight
Shipping: 16520 lbs
7493 kg
Operating: 17620 lbs
7992 kg
Max capacity: 22000 lbs
9979 kg

International Harvester 3588 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1320

Nebraska Tractor Test 1320
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
August 22 – 29, 1979
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1320 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 150.41 hp
112.2 kW
Fuel use: 9.6 gal/hour
36.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 152.07 hp
113.4 kW
Fuel use: 9.0 gal/hour
34.1 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 126.15 hp
94.1 kW
Fuel use: 9.6 gal/hour
36.3 l/hour
Gear 4LoDD used for power test.
Max pull: 17589 lbs
7978 kg
Gear 1LoDD used for pull test.


Is International Harvester 3588 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 3588 is one of the great tractors in the International Harvester stable, and it has earned International Harvester a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a International Harvester 3588 take?

Check out the International Harvester 3588 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 International Harvester made the 3388

The International Harvester 3588 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1978 – 1981

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