John Deere 3150

John Deere 3150 Technical Specifications

John Deere 3150 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1985 – 1987.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 3150 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 3150 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Original price: $44,000 (1987 )
The John Deere 3150 was the first Deere tractor to feature mechanical front-wheel drive as standard equipment.

John Deere 3150 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 83 hp
61.9 kW
PTO (claimed): 95 hp
70.8 kW
Drawbar (tested): 81.92 hp
61.1 kW
PTO (tested): 96.06 hp
71.6 kW

John Deere 3150 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 55
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 610
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 3150 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab optional.
Transmission: 16-speed two-speed power shift


Fuel: 35.4 gal
134.0 L
Hydraulic system: 12.4 gal
46.9 L


Type: closed center
Capacity: 12.4 gal
46.9 L
Valves: 2
Pump flow: 22 gpm
83.3 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Rear lift: 6300 lbs
2857 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000
Engine RPM: [email protected]
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Title serial numbers

Location: Serial number plate on the right side of the frame, above the front axle.
1985: 532000
1986: 562001
1987: 587950

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my John Deere 3150? 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 3150 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 359 ci
5.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Air cleaner: paper elements
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 18 qts
17.0 L

John Deere 3150 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Top Shaft Synchronized (TSS) Hi-Lo
Type: two-speed power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 8 reverse
Four gears in two ranges, plus reverse range, with two-speed power shift.

John Deere 3150 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 101.7 inches
258 cm
Operating weight: 11770 lbs
5338 kg (4WD cab)
Ballasted weight: 12300 lbs
5579 kg
Front tread: 66.9 to 82.7 inches
169 to 210 cm
Rear tread: 62.2 to 94.9 inches
157 to 241 cm

John Deere 3150 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1589

Nebraska Tractor Test 1589
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
April 1 – 14, 1986
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1589 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 96.06 hp
71.6 kW
Fuel use: 5.8 gal/hour
22.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 81.92 hp
61.1 kW
Fuel use: 5.8 gal/hour
22.0 l/hour
Gear 5L used for power test.
Max pull: 10,507 lbs
4765 kg
Gear 2H used for pull test.


Is John Deere 3150 a good tractor?

The John Deere 3150 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 3150 take?

Check out the John Deere 3150 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 3150?

The John Deere 3150 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1985 – 1987

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 3150?

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

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