The John Deere 2940 is a 2040 series 2WD or 4WD tractor. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, from 1980 to 1982. John Deere 2940 is equipped with a six-cylinder diesel engine. 5.9 L (359.0 cu-in) and a partial power shift transmission with 16 front and 8 rear gears.
The John Deere 2940 tractor is the largest in the John Deere 2040 tractor series. Smaller models in the series include tractors:
- John Deere 2440;
- John Deere 2640.
The John Deere 2940 tractor is powered by a 359 ci [5.9 L] liquid-cooled 6-cylinder John Deere diesel engine, delivering a drawbar power of 68 hp [50.7 kW] at 2,500 nominal rpm. .
The John Deere 2940 tractor is featured with a John Deere 5.9L, 6-cylinder diesel engine, 4 × 2 four-wheel drive, power steering, 2400 lbs [1088 kg] rear lift (at 24 ″ / 610 mm), 16 gears. forward and 8 reverse and 9,435 to 10,650 lbs.
The John Deere 2940 tractor gets its power from an engine that JD designed and built himself. This engine runs on diesel fuel and is liquid-cooled with a cooling system that holds up to 18.9 liters of water. The engine is an atmospheric 6-cylinder model and has a total volume of 5.9 liters. The engine has a start key and comes with a John Deere TSS Hi-Lo gearbox. This TSS Hi-Lo gearbox provides the JD 2940 with a total of 16 forward speeds and 8 reverse speeds. The fuel tank of this tractor can hold a maximum of 125.9 liters (33.3 US gallons).
The John Deere 2940 comes standard with an open cab. However, if you wish, you can purchase a cabin for him if you live in an area where the climatic conditions are quite harsh. The John Deere 2940 comes with a set of differential hydraulic wet disc brakes for speed control. The standard chassis is 4×2 2WD, but there is a 4X4 MFWD 4WD chassis option. The tractor’s front wheels, responsible for steering, are 10-16 (10 inches wide, 16 inches in rim diameter), and the rear wheels are 18.4-24 (18.4 inches wide, 24 inches in rim diameter). Its wheelbase is 2.58 m (101.6 inches).
The John Deere 2940 tractor uses a John Deere engine.
- This is a 5.9 L, 5,883 cm 2 (359.0 cu-in) naturally aspirated six-cylinder diesel engine with 106.0 mm (4.17 in) cylinder bore and 110.0 mm ( 4.33 in) of piston stroke.
- The compression ratio is 16.8: 1.
- This engine produces 83.1 PS (61.1 kW; 82.0 HP) at 2,500 rpm of PTO power output.
The JD 2940 is equipped with power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, open operator station or Sound-Gard cab (optional), and a 125.9 liter (33.3 US gallon; 27.7 Imp gallon) fuel tank.
“This is a very reliable tractor and can be used for everything on the ranch or farm. I have read about hydraulic problems but have never had any. It is a German-made John Deere that purrs like a kitten and runs great on diesel. It’s the best John Deere tractor I’ve ever owned. Parts are always available at any John Deere dealer. “
“This is a 2WD model. It has great power and I love the power steering. It is my first John Deere. I have three Ford tractors. I really like the tractor, but the parts are very expensive. It has its normal wear faults, but I just had to replace the clutch and it cost me over $ 2200. There was no warning that the clutch was breaking, it just stopped working in the middle of hay season. “