John Deere 1020 VU

John Deere 1020 VU Technical Specifications

John Deere 1020 VU is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1967 – 1972.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 1020 VU covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

John Deere 1020 VU Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Orchard/Vineyard tractor

John Deere 1020 VU Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 1020 VU Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Differential lock: mechanical rear
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 8-speed gear

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540 (1.375)
Engine RPM: 540@2100

Title serial numbers

Location: Serial number plate on the right side of the 1020VU frame, above the front axle.

What year is my John Deere 1020 VU? 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.

John Deere 1020 VU Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 152 ci
2.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.86×4.33 inches
98 x 110 mm
Power: 44 hp
32.8 kW
Air cleaner: oil bath
Rated RPM: 2500
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

John Deere 1020 VU Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: gear
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Four gears in two ranges, plus reverse range.

John Deere 1020 VU Dimensions

Wheelbase: 63 inches
160 cm
Length: 122 inches
309 cm
Width: 38.6 inches
98 cm
Weight: 3770 lbs
1710 kg


Is John Deere 1020 VU a good tractor?

The John Deere 1020 VU is one of the great tractors in the John Deere stable, and it has earned John Deere a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere 1020 VU take?

Check out the John Deere 1020 VU 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 John Deere made the 1020 VU?

The John Deere 1020 VU was an agricultural tractor model made from 1967 – 1972

How much can a John Deere 1020 VU Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the John Deere 1020 VU tractors starts at 7,484 lbs
3394 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 1020 VU?

Lookup serial number plate on the right side of the 1020vu frame, above the front axle.

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