John Deere WA-17

John Deere WA-17 Technical Specifications

John Deere WA-17 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1968 – 1970.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere WA-17 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 WA-17 Production

Distributor: John Deere
Manufacturer: Wagner
Factory: Portland, Oregon, USA
Total built: 28
Original price: $41,750 (1969)
Wagner was a tractor and logging machinery firm in Oregon. Deere contracted with Wagner to build large four-wheel-drive tractors during the period after the 8020 and before the introduction of the 7020.

John Deere WA-17 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Steering: power
Cab: Open operator station. Cab optional. Optional heat and air-conditioning.
Transmission: 10-speed


Valves: 2 or 3
Pump flow: 15 gpm
56.8 lpm
  35 gpm
132.5 lpm (optional)
Total flow: 45 gpm
170.3 lpm
  65 gpm
246.0 lpm (optional)
Steering flow: 30 gpm
113.6 lpm

John Deere WA-17 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Cummins NT855C1
turbocharged diesel
liquid-cooled inline
Displacement: 855 ci
14.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 5.50×6.00 inches
140 x 152 mm
Power: 280 hp
208.8 kW
Air cleaner: dry
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter volts: 24

John Deere WA-17 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Fuller RTO-910
Gears: 10 forward and 2 reverse
Five forward and one reverse with air-assist hi/lo range selection. Shifting on the move possible by double clutching.

John Deere WA-17 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 140 inches
355 cm
Length: 257 inches
652 cm
Width: 111 inches
281 cm
Height: 98 inches
248 cm
Height (cab): 129 inches
327 cm
Weight: 28,280 lbs
12827 kg
Ground clearance: 18 inches
45 cm


Is John Deere WA-17 a good tractor?

The John Deere WA-17 is one of the great tractors in the Wagner stable, and it has earned Wagner a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere WA-17 take?

Check out the John Deere WA-17 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 Wagner made the WA-14

The John Deere WA-17 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1968 – 1970

How much can a John Deere WA-17 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the John Deere WA-17 tractors starts at 6644 lbs
3013 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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