John Deere H

John Deere H Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere H is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1939 – 1947.

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

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built: 58,584 (total)
  978 (HN)
  133 (HWH)
  31 (HNH)
Original price: $650 (1947 )

John Deere H Power

Drawbar (claimed): 12 hp
8.9 kW
Belt (claimed): 14 hp
10.4 kW
Plows: 1 (16-inch)
Drawbar (tested): 12.48 hp
9.3 kW
Belt (tested): 14.84 hp
11.1 kW

John Deere H Electrical

Ground: positive
Battery volts: 6

John Deere H Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 3-speed gear

John Deere H Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 99.7 ci
1.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.56×5.00 inches
90 x 127 mm
Air cleaner: oil bath
Compression: 4.75 : 1
Rated RPM: 1400
Firing order: 1-2
Starter: hand-crank
  electric*Electric start became available as an option in 1941, tractor serial number 27000.
Starter volts: 6
Oil capacity: 4.5 qts
4.3 L
Coolant capacity: 22 qts
20.8 L
Sparkplug gap: 0.030 inches
0.762 mm

John Deere H Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere
Type: gear
Gears: 3 forward and 1 reverse
Clutch: dry disc

John Deere H Dimensions

Length: 111.25 inches
282 cm
Width: 79 inches
200 cm
Height: 52 inches
132 cm
Shiping weight: 2080 lbs
943 kg
Ballasted weight: 3035 lbs
1376 kg
Rear tread: 44 to 80 inches
111 to 203 cm

John Deere H Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 312

Nebraska Tractor Test 312
Distillate 3-speed 2WD
October 311938, – October 10, 1938
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 312 file
Belt power (max): 14.84 hp
11.1 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 1.3 gal/hour
4.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 12.48 hp
9.3 kW
Gear 2 used for power test.
Max pull: 1,839 lbs
834 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is John Deere H a good tractor?

The John Deere H 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 H take?

Check out the John Deere H 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 ?

The John Deere H was an agricultural tractor model made from 1939 – 1947

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