John Deere 5101E

John Deere 5101E 5E Limited Series Technical Specifications

John Deere 5101E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2008 – 2012.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5101E 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 5101E Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Original price: $48,135 (2011)

John Deere 5101E Power

Engine (gross): 101 hp
75.3 kW
PTO (claimed): 82 hp
61.1 kW
PTO (tested): 83.78 hp
62.5 kW

John Deere 5101E Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 90
  120 (optional)
Battery CCA: 950
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 5101E Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives: planetary
Differential lock: rear standard
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: independent hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with heat and air-conditioning.
Transmission: 12-speed partially synchronized


Fuel: 33.5 gal
126.8 L
Front hubs: 0.74 qts
0.7 L
Front diff.: 4.8 qts
4.5 L


Type: open center
Pressure: 2828 psi
195.0 bar
Rear valves: 1 to 3
Mid valves: 2 (optional)
Pump flow: 15.9 gpm
60.2 lpm
Total flow: 22.5 gpm
85.2 lpm
Steering flow: 6.6 gpm
25.0 lpm
Steering press.: 1900 psi
131.0 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 2/1
Control: position control and top-link draft sensing
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 3,213 lbs
1457 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: mechanical
Rear RPM: 540/540E
  540/1000 (optional)

John Deere 5101E Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere PowerTech 4045
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 276 ci
4.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×5.00 inches
106 x 127 mm
Emissions: Tier 2
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 101 hp
75.3 kW
Fuel system: direct injection
Air cleaner: dry
Compression: 17.6:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 825-2625
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 9 qts
8.5 L
Coolant capacity: 12 qts
11.4 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 5101E Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: PowrReverser
Type: partially synchronized
Gears: 12 forward and reverse
Clutch: wet disc
Oil capacity: 46 qts
43.5 L
Four gears in each of three ranges with reverser lever. Forward/reverse power shift. Synchronized shift between gears with clutch. Shifts between ranges are unsynchronized.

John Deere 5101E Dimensions

Wheelbase: 85.8 inches
217 cm
Length: 147.6 inches
374 cm
Width: 64.6 inches
164 cm (axle flange)
Height (hood): 54.3 inches
137 cm
Height (cab): 98.8 inches
250 cm
Operating weight: 7,320 lbs
3320 kg
Clearance (front axle): 16.5 inches
41 cm
Rear axle: Flange axle

John Deere 5101E Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1905A

Nebraska Tractor Test 1905A
Diesel 12-speed 4WD
September 6 – 11, 2007
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1905A file
PTO performance
Max power: 83.78 hp
62.5 kW
Fuel use: 5.4 gal/hour
20.4 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 82.81 hp
61.8 kW
Fuel use: 5.6 gal/hour
21.2 l/hour


Is John Deere 5101E a good tractor?

The John Deere 5101E 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 5101E take?

Check out the John Deere 5101E 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 5093E

The John Deere 5101E was an agricultural tractor model made from 2008 – 2012

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