John Deere 5055E

John Deere 5055E 5E Series Technical Specifications

John Deere 5055E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2008 – 2023.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5055E 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 5055E Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Pune, Maharashtra, India

John Deere 5055E Power

Engine (gross): 55 hp
41.0 kW
PTO (claimed): 45 hp
33.6 kW
PTO (tested): 49.95 hp
37.2 kW

John Deere 5055E Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 40
Battery CCA: 623
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 5055E Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives: planetary
Differential lock: rear diff lock standard
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Folding 2-post ROPS
Transmission: 9-speed partially synchronized


Fuel: 18 gal
68.1 L
Hydraulic system: 10.3 gal
39.0 L
Front axle: 4.8 qts
4.5 L
Front hubs: 0.85 qts
0.8 L (each)


Type: open center
Capacity: 10.3 gal
39.0 L
Pressure: 2828 psi
195.0 bar
Rear valves: 1 or 2
Mid valves: 2
Pump flow: 11.4 gpm
43.1 lpm
Total flow: 18.2 gpm
68.9 lpm
Steering flow: 6.8 gpm
25.7 lpm
Steering press.: 1958 psi
135.0 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 2
Control: position and top-link draft control
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 3,192 lbs
1447 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: mechanical
Rear RPM: 540

John Deere 5055E Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere PowerTech 3029H
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 55 hp
41.0 kW
Air cleaner: two paper elements
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 800-2500
Operating RPM: 1700-2300
Torque: 158.6 lb-ft
215.1 Nm
Torque RPM: 1700
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 10 qts
9.5 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 5055E Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: SyncShuttle
Type: partially synchronized
Gears: 9 forward and 3 reverse
Oil capacity: 41.2 qts
39.0 L
Oil type:
JD Hy-Gard

Three gears (1-3) plus reverse (R) in each of three ranges (A-C). Shuttle shift between 2 and R in all ranges. Forward gear shifts in-range are synchronized. Shifts between ranges are not synchronized. The SyncShuttle is standard equipment on four-wheel drive models.tran1fwd

John Deere 5055E Dimensions

Wheelbase: 80.7 inches
204 cm
Length: 137.8 inches
350 cm
Width: 57.3 inches
145 cm *With at axle flange
Shipping weight: 5,070 lbs
2299 kg
Operating weight: 5,505 lbs
2497 kg
Clearance (front axle): 13.4 inches
34 cm
Front axle: Flange axle: 64.6 inch length
1640 mm
Rear axle: Flange axle: 57.5 inch length
1460 mm

John Deere 5055E Height
Hood: 53.8 inches
136 cm
ROPS: 94.8 inches
240 cm
  76.6 inches
194 cm (folded)

John Deere 5055E Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1955

Nebraska Tractor Test 1955
Diesel 9-speed 4WD
September 29 – October 7, 2009
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1955 file
PTO performance
Max power: 49.95 hp
37.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.0 gal/hour
11.4 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 47.59 hp
35.5 kW
Fuel use: 3.2 gal/hour
12.1 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 48.43 hp
36.1 kW
Fuel use: 3.2 gal/hour
12.1 l/hour


Is John Deere 5055E a good tractor?

The John Deere 5055E 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 5055E take?

Check out the John Deere 5055E 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 5045E

The John Deere 5055E was an agricultural tractor model made from 2008 – 2023

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