John Deere 5403

John Deere 5403 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 5403 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2007 – 2008.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5403 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 5403 Production

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

John Deere 5403 Power

Engine: 74 hp
55.2 kW
PTO (claimed): 64 hp
47.7 kW
PTO (tested): 66.27 hp
49.4 kW

John Deere 5403 Electrical

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

John Deere 5403 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: differential wet disc
Cab: 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 or 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

Power Take-off (PTO)

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

John Deere 5403 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Power: 74 hp
55.2 kW
Air cleaner: paper and felt
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 10 qts
9.5 L
Coolant change: 2000 h

Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 5403 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: SyncReverser
Gears: 9 forward and 3 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Oil capacity: 40 qts
37.9 L
Three speeds (1-3) plus reverse (R) in three ranges (A-C). Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, before shifting speed or range. Standard on 2WD models.

John Deere 5403 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 80.7 inches
204 cm
2WD Clearance (front axle): 18 inches
45 cm
Front tread: 56.9 to 81.9 inches
144 to 208 cm
Rear tread: 55.8 to 71.7 inches
141 to 182 cm

John Deere 5403 Weight
2WD Shipping: 4,725 lbs
2143 kg
4WD Shipping: 5,122 lbs
2323 kg
2WD Operating: 4,950 lbs
2245 kg

John Deere 5403 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1892

Nebraska Tractor Test 1892
Diesel 9-speed 2WD
March 26 – April 4, 2007
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1892 file
PTO performance
Max power: 66.27 hp
49.4 kW
Fuel use: 3.9 gal/hour
14.8 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 65.04 hp
48.5 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour


Is John Deere 5403 a good tractor?

The John Deere 5403 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 5403 take?

Check out the John Deere 5403 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 5303

The John Deere 5403 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2007 – 2008

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