John Deere 5103

John Deere 5103 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 5103 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2003 – 2008.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5103 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 5103 Production

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

John Deere 5103 Power

Engine: 50 hp
37.3 kW
PTO (claimed): 38 hp
28.3 kW
PTO (tested): 46.45 hp
34.6 kW

John Deere 5103 Electrical

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

John Deere 5103 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: differential wet disc
Cab: Foldable two-post ROPS.
Transmissions: 9-speed
  9-speed partially synchronized


Fuel: 19 gal
71.9 L
Hydraulic system: 10 gal
37.9 L
Front axle: 5.3 qts
5.0 L
Front hubs: 0.85 qts
0.8 L (each)


Type: open center
Capacity: 10 gal
37.9 L
Pressure: 2800 psi
193.1 bar
Valves: 1 to 2
Pump flow: 9.5 gpm
36.0 lpm
Total flow: 16.3 gpm
61.7 lpm
Steering flow: 6.8 gpm
25.7 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I/II
Rear lift: 3591 lbs
1628 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540
Engine RPM: 540@2400

Title serial numbers

Location: On the tractor frame, front-left, above the front axle.
2003: P5103U000001
2004: P5103U001282
2005: P5103U003847
2006: P5103U011780
2007: P5103U0?????
2008: P5103U015563

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my John Deere 5103? 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 5103 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Power: 37.5 hp
28.0 kW
Fuel system: direct injection
Air cleaner: dry
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2300
Torque: 94.4 lb-ft
128.0 Nm
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 3.4 hp
2.5 kW

John Deere 5103 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: collar shift gear
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Four gears (1-4) in two ranges (A/B) plus reverse (R) range. Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift gear or range.

John Deere 5103 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 76.8 inches
195 cm
Length: 131.3 inches
333 cm
Width: 65 inches
165 cm
Weight: 3946 lbs
1789 kg
Ground clearance: 16.3 inches
41 cm

John Deere 5103 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1870

Nebraska Tractor Test 1870
Turbo-diesel 9-speed 2WD
March 9 – 30, 2006
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1870 file
PTO performance
Max power: 46.45 hp
34.6 kW
Fuel use: 2.8 gal/hour
10.6 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 43.70 hp
32.6 kW
Fuel use: 2.9 gal/hour
11.0 l/hour


Is John Deere 5103 a good tractor?

The John Deere 5103 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 5103 take?

Check out the John Deere 5103 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 5103?

The John Deere 5103 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2003 – 2008

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 5103?

Lookup on the tractor frame, front-left, above the front axle.

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