John Deere 2440

John Deere 2440 2040 Series Technical Specifications

John Deere 2440 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1976 – 1982.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 2440 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 2440 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factories: Dubuque, Iowa, USA
  Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

John Deere 2440 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 52.3 hp
39.0 kW
PTO (claimed): 60.65 hp
45.2 kW
Drawbar (tested): 50.42 hp
37.6 kW
PTO (tested): 60.65 hp
45.2 kW

John Deere 2440 Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 2440 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Final drives: planetary
Differential lock: mechanical rear
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Two-post ROPS.
Transmissions: 8-speed collar shift
  16-speed two-speed power shift
  8-speed power shuttle


Type: closed center
Pump flow: 9 gpm
34.1 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II/I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000
Engine RPM: 540@2100

John Deere 2440 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 219 ci
3.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.02×4.33 inches
102 x 110 mm
Rated RPM: 2500
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 12 qts
11.4 L

John Deere 2440 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: collar shift
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Four gears (1-4) in two ranges (I and II) plus reverse (R) range.

John Deere 2440 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 85.75 inches
217 cm (straight axle)
  79.5 inches
201 cm (swept axle)
Length: 139.5 inches
354 cm
Width: 69.5 inches
176 cm
Height: 61.3 inches
155 cm
Height (exhaust): 101.7 inches
258 cm
Shiping weight: 4,750 lbs
2154 kg
Clearance (front axle): 25.4 inches
64 cm
Front tread: 60 to 88 inches
152 to 223 cm (straight)
Front tread: 49 to 79 inches
124 to 200 cm (swept)
Rear tread: 50 to 96 inches
127 to 243 cm (rack-and-pinion)
Rear tread: 52 to 80 inches
132 to 203 cm (power-adjust)

John Deere 2440 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1085

Nebraska Tractor Test 1085
Diesel 16-speed 2WD
October 23 – November 4, 1971
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1085 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 60.65 hp
45.2 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 55.23 hp
41.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.4 gal/hour
12.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 50.42 hp
37.6 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour
Gear 5-Hi used for power test.
Max pull: 6,472 lbs
2935 kg
Gear 3-Lo used for pull test.


Is John Deere 2440 a good tractor?

The John Deere 2440 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 2440 take?

Check out the John Deere 2440 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 2240

The John Deere 2440 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1976 – 1982

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