John Deere 4230 Specs, Price & Review 2022

The John Deere 4230 is a Generation II row-crop tractor that is available in 2WD or 4WD (optional). Between 1973 and 1977, John Deere produced this tractor in Waterloo, Iowa, in the United States.

A 6.6 L six-cylinder diesel engine and one of three transmissions—the Quad-Range, which has 16 forward and 6 reverse gears, the Powershift, which has 8 forward and 4 reverse gears, or the Syncro-Range, which has 8 forward and 2 reverse gears—are included in the JD 4230.

The JD 4230 was offered a 5.9 L six-cylinder gasoline engine for the 1973 model year.

The John Deere engine was used in the John Deere 4230 row-crop tractor. It has a 6.6 L, 6,620 cm2 (404.0 cu in), six-cylinder, naturally aspirated diesel engine with cylinder bore and stroke measurements of 108.0 mm (4.25 in) and 121.0 mm (4.76 in), respectively.

The engine’s highest output power was 101.5 PS (74.6 kW; 100.0 HP).

The JD 4230 had a 140.0 liter (37 US gal; 30.8 Imp. gal) fuel tank, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, an open operator station (a four-post ROPS or Cab was an option), and power steering.

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John Deere 4230 Price

John Deere 4230 Original Price: $23,000.00 USD

John Deere 4230 Serial Numbers

1973: 1000
1974: 13000
1975: 22074
1976: 28957
1977: 35588
Final: 42331

John Deere 4230 Specs

Make John Deere
Model 4230
Company Country United States
Production years From 1973  Until 1977
Tractor type Row Crop tractor
Fuel diesel
Price
Total build 33 (gasoline)

Engine size 362 ci or 5.9 L
Number of cylinders 6 cylinders
Horsepower
Power RPM 2200 (rpm)
Engine torque
Engine torque RPM
Fuel type diesel
Fuel tank capacity 37 gal or 140.0 L
Compression ratio 16.2:1
Bore stroke 4.25×4.75 inches or (108 x 121 mm)
Oil tank capacity 17 qts or 16.1 L
Coolant tank capacity 24 qts or 22.7 L

Transmission system John Deere Syncro-Range
Transmission type full power shift
Transmission gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch system wet disc
Oil tank capacity 64 qts or 60.6 L

Hydraulic system closed center

PTO claimed power 100 hp or 74.6 kW
PTO real power 100.32 hp or 74.8 kW
PTO clutch system
Rear PTO system independent
Rear PTO RPM 540 (rpm)
Front PTO system
PTO fuel consumption 7.1 gal/hour or 26.9 l/hour

Number of batteries 2
Battery voltage 6 V
Electric ground force negative
Engine starter volts 12 V

Wheel drive 4×2 2WD
Steering system power
Braking system differential hydraulic wet disc
Cabin type Open operator station

Drawbar specs

Drawbar claimed power 86 hp or 64.1 kW
Drawbar real power 83.95 hp or 62.6 kW
Drawbar fuel consumption 7.0 gal/hour or 26.5 l/hour
Max drawbar pull 11,150 lbs or 5057 kg

Hitch control system
Rear hitch
Rear hitch lift

John Deere 4230 Review

John Deere 4230 Attachments

John Deere 148 Loader

Loader weight: 1350 lbs
612 kg
Height (to pin): 126 inches
320 cm
Clearance, dumped bucket: 102 inches
259 cm
Dump reach: 32 inches
81 cm
Dump angle: 38°
Clearance, level bucket: 121 inches
307 cm
Rollback angle: 11°
Breakout force (lift): 4700 lbs
2131 kg
Lift to full height (at pin): 3100 lbs
1406 kg
Bucket capacity: 0.5 cu yd
0.4 cu m
0.6 cu yd
0.5 cu m
0.8 cu yd
0.6 cu m
0.9 cu yd
0.7 cu m
Bucket width: 60 inches
152 cm
72 inches
182 cm
84 inches
213 cm
96 inches
243 cm

John Deere 158 Loader

Loader weight: 1771 lbs
803 kg
Height (to pin): 156 inches
396 cm
Clearance, dumped bucket: 132 inches
335 cm
Dump reach: 32 inches
81 cm
Dump angle: 37°
Clearance, level bucket: 151 inches
383 cm
Rollback angle: 12°
Breakout force (lift): 5000 lbs
2268 kg
Lift to full height (at pin): 3800 lbs
1723 kg
Bucket capacity: 0.5 cu yd
0.4 cu m
0.6 cu yd
0.5 cu m
0.8 cu yd
0.6 cu m
0.9 cu yd
0.7 cu m
Bucket width: 60 inches
152 cm
72 inches
182 cm
84 inches
213 cm
96 inches
243 cm

John Deere 4230 Problems

  • Transmission Failure
  • Loose Blades
  • Low Compression Issues
  • Fuel Issues
  • Engine Cranking Frequently
  • Engine Emitting Black Smoke

John Deere 4230 Hp

John Deere 42630 engine produces a 100 hp 74.6 kW

John Deere 4230 Oil Capacity

John Deere 42630 oil capacity is 17 qts 16.1 L

John Deere 4230 Weight

Shipping: 8,100 lbs 3674 kg (Syncro)
8,500 lbs 3855 kg
Operating: 10,800 lbs 4898 kg
Ballasted: 14,150 lbs 6418 kg

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John Deere 4230 FAQ

What horsepower is a John Deere 4230?

John Deere 42630 engine produces a 100 hp 74.6 kW

What years did they make the 4230 John Deere?

1972

What engine is in a JD 4230?

John Deere 42630 has a liquid-cooled inline horizontal-shaft engine