John Deere 530

John Deere 530 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 530 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1958 – 1960.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 530 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 530 Production

Manufacturer John Deere
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built 9,800
Original price was $2,400 in 1960

John Deere 530 Power

Engine: 33.30 hp
24.8 kW
Belt (tested) 37.52 hp
28.0 kW

John Deere 530 Electrical

Ground positive
Batteries 2
Battery volts 6

John Deere 530 Mechanical

Two-wheel drive
Differential mechanical expanding shoe brakes
Open operator station

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type II OptOptional

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO independent
Rear RPM 540

Title serial numbers

1958 5300000
1959 5301671
1960 5307749
Last 5309814

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.

What year is my John Deere 530? 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 530 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 3029DAT01
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Rated Power (ECE R24): 55 hp
41.0 kW
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 800-2600
Operating RPM: 1400-2400
Torque: 140.9 lb-ft
191.1 Nm
Torque RPM: 1400
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 3.4 hp
2.5 kW
Oil capacity: 6.3 qts
6.0 L

John Deere 530 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: partially synchronized
Gears: 12 forward and reverse
Four gears (1-4) in three ranges (A, B, C) with reverse lever. Gear shifts are synchronized, using the clutch. Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift range or direction.

John Deere 530 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 82.7 inches
210 cm
Length: 132 inches
335 cm
Height (cab): 94.5 inches
240 cm
Weight: 5710 lbs
2590 kg

John Deere 530 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 590

Nebraska Tractor Test 590
LP gas 6-speed 2WD
September 5 – 11, 1956
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 590 file
Belt power (max) 37.24 hp
27.8 kW
Belt fuel use (max) 3.9 gal/hour
14.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 33.30 hp
24.8 kW
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull 4,659 lbs
2113 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 592

Nebraska Tractor Test 592
Tractor fuel 6-speed 2WD
September 13 – 17, 1956
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 592 file
Belt power (max) 25.41 hp
18.9 kW
Belt fuel use (max) 2.5 gal/hour
9.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 23.98 hp
17.9 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull 4,660 lbs
2113 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 597

Nebraska Tractor Test 597
Gasoline 6-speed 2WD
October 61956, – October 10, 1956
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 597 file
Belt power (max) 37.52 hp
28.0 kW
Belt fuel use (max) 3.3 gal/hour
12.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 33.27 hp
24.8 kW
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull 4,723 lbs
2142 kg
Gear 2 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 530 a good tractor?

The John Deere 530 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 530 take?

Check out the John Deere 530 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 530?

The John Deere 530 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1958 – 1960

How much does a John Deere 530 tractor weight?

Depending on the engine type, the John Deere 530 weight ranges from 4,960 lbs
2249 kg .

How much can a John Deere 530 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the John Deere 530 tractors starts at 4,659 lbs
2113 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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