John Deere 5400

John Deere 5400 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 5400 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1992 – 1997.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5400 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 5400 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Augusta, Georgia, USA

John Deere 5400 Power

Engine (gross): 68.4 hp
51.0 kW
PTO (claimed): 60 hp
44.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 52.61 hp
39.2 kW
PTO (tested): 62.56 hp
46.7 kW

John Deere 5400 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
ROPS Charging amps: 40
Cab Charging amps: 60
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 5400 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential lock: mechanical rear
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Two-post folding ROPS. Cab optional with air-conditioning.
Transmissions: 9-speed unsynchronized gear
  9-speed partially synchronized
  12-speed power shuttle


ROPS Fuel: 18 gal
68.1 L
Cab Fuel: 22 gal
83.3 L
Hydraulic system: 10 gal
37.9 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 10 gal
37.9 L
Pressure: 2750 psi
189.6 bar
Valves: 1 to 3
Pump flow: 11.4 gpm
43.1 lpm
Total flow: 18.2 gpm
68.9 lpm
Steering flow: 6.8 gpm
25.7 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II/I
Control: position control with top-link draft sensing
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 3374 lbs
1530 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

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

John Deere 5400 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 3029TAT01
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Rated Power (ECE R24): 70 hp
52.2 kW
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 800-2600
Operating RPM: 1600-2400
Torque: 182.9 lb-ft
248.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1600
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 3.4 hp
2.5 kW
Oil capacity: 9 qts
8.5 L

John Deere 5400 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 5400 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 82.7 inches
210 cm
Length: 132 inches
335 cm
Height (cab): 94.5 inches
240 cm
Weight: 5750 lbs
2608 kg

John Deere 5400 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1662

OCED Tractor Test 1662
Diesel 9-speed 4WD
September 29 – October 9, 1992
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1662 file
PTO performance
Max power: 62.56 hp
46.7 kW
Fuel use: 3.5 gal/hour
13.2 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 60.67 hp
45.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.5 gal/hour
13.2 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 52.61 hp
39.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.7 gal/hour
14.0 l/hour
Gear 1C used for power test.
Max pull: 5,842 lbs
2649 kg
Gear 2B used for pull test.


Is John Deere 5400 a good tractor?

The John Deere 5400 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 5400 take?

Check out the John Deere 5400 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 5300

The John Deere 5400 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1992 – 1997

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