John Deere 6430

John Deere 6430 Technical Specifications

John Deere 6430 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2007 – 2012.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 6430 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 6430 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Factory: Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

John Deere 6430 Power

Engine (gross): 120 hp
89.5 kW
PTO (claimed): 90 hp
67.1 kW
  99 hp
73.8 kW (after 2009)
Drawbar (tested): 88.45 hp
66.0 kW
PTO (tested): 111.06 hp
82.8 kW

John Deere 6430 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 115
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 6430 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD optional
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Two-post ROPS. Cab optional.
Transmissions: 12-speed fully synchronized
  16-speed synchronized with power shuttle
  16-speed partial power shift
  24-speed partial power shift


Fuel: 43.6 gal
165.0 L
  48 gal
181.7 L (optional)
Hydraulic system: 13.7 gal
51.9 L


Type: open-center load sensing
  closed-center pressure-flow compensated (optional)
Capacity: 13.7 gal
51.9 L
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 1 to 3
Total flow: 21.1 gpm
79.9 lpm
  29 gpm
109.8 lpm (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II/III
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 4,450 lbs
2018 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540

John Deere 6430 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 4045HL281 PowerTech E
turbocharged diesel
4-cylinder 8-valve
liquid-cooled vertical inline
Original engine, used in the basic 6330 from 2007 through the 2009 model year.
Displacement: 276 ci
4.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×5.00 inches
106 x 127 mm
Emissions: Tier III
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 115 hp
85.8 kW
Air cleaner: dual dry element
Compression: 19:1
Rated RPM: 2300
Idle RPM: 850-2460
Operating RPM: 1500-2300
Torque: 344 lb-ft
466.5 Nm
Torque RPM: 1500
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 4.0 hp
3.0 kW
Oil capacity: 16.8 qts
15.9 L
Coolant capacity: 28 qts
26.5 L (ROPS)
  30.8 qts
29.1 L (cab)
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 6430 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere SyncroPlus
Type: fully synchronized
Gears: 12 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 54.8 qts
51.9 L

John Deere 6430 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 94.5 inches
240 cm
Weight: 10,000 lbs
4536 kg
Ground clearance: 18.5 inches
46 cm

John Deere 6430 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1987

OCED Tractor Test 1987
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
April 12 – 25, 2011
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1987 file
PTO performance
Max power: 111.06 hp
82.8 kW
Fuel use: 6.7 gal/hour
25.4 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 102.46 hp
76.4 kW
Fuel use: 6.8 gal/hour
25.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 105.41 hp
78.6 kW
Fuel use: 6.7 gal/hour
25.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 88.45 hp
66.0 kW
Fuel use: 6.8 gal/hour
25.7 l/hour
Max pull: 10,125 lbs
4592 kg


Is John Deere 6430 a good tractor?

The John Deere 6430 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 6430 take?

Check out the John Deere 6430 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 6330

The John Deere 6430 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2007 – 2012

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