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John Deere 2040S Maintenance

The John Deere 2040S is a 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive utility tractor. This model was manufactured between 1981 and 1987. The JD 2040S tractor is equipped with a John Deere 4-cycle four-cylinder diesel engine rated at 75 Hp (56 kW) and 3.90L (239.2 cubic inches) displacement.

The maximum torque is 238 Nm (175 lb-ft) at 1300 rpm. The transmission includes a dry disc clutch and partially synchronized gearbox with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears, or 16x8 two-speed powershift gearbox. Max. travel speed (forward and reverse): 18.9 mph (30.4 kph) / 8.4 mph (13.6 kph).

The closed center hydraulic system used a piston pump with rated capacity of 12.4 gal/min (47 l/min). The hydraulic pressure is 2465 psi (170 bar). The 2WD models are equipped with 10.0x16 front tires and 16.9x34 rear tires. The 13.6x24 front tires and 16.9x34 rear tires are used for 4WD tractors. The wheelbase is 90.2 inches (2290 mm).

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, gal (L) 2.25 (8.5)
Engine coolant capacity (with SG2 cab), gal (L) 4.0 (15.0)
Engine coolant capacity (w/o SG2 cab), gal (L) 3.4 (13.0)
Hydraulic system capacity (Synchronized transmission), gal (L) 11.9 (45.0)
Hydraulic system capacity (Collar-shift transmission), gal (L) 8.7 (33.0)
Front axle oil capacity, gal (L) 1.3 (5.0)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type Torq-Gard Supreme, JD HD, SAE 15W-30, 15W-40, 5W-20. API Service category CD/SC
Engine coolant type JD Coolant Fluid All Season
Hydraulic/transmission fluid type Hy-Gard, JDM J20A, JDM J20B, or Quatrol
Front axle oil type GL-5 Gear Lubricant, SAE 80W-140 or 85W-140

Service Intervals
Check hydraulic/transmission fluid level Every 50 hours
Lubricate axle hub bearings Every 50 hours
Check battery and clean terminals Every 100 hours
Check front axle oil level Every 100 hours
Change engine oil Every 200 hours
Replace engine oil filter Every 200 hours
Inspect and adjust alternator belt Every 200 hours
Clean engine air filter elements Every 200 hours
Clean cab air filter elements Every 200 hours
Replace hydraulic/transmission filter Every 500 hours
Check and adjust engine idling Every 500 hours
Check and adjust valve clearance Every 500 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 500 hours
Lubricate rear axle bearings Every 500 hours
Change hydraulic/transmission fluid Every 1000 hours
Replace primary engine air filter Every 1000 hours
Replace secondary engine air filter Every 1000 hours
Change engine fuel filter Every 1000 hours
Replace hydrostatic steering filter Every 1000 hours
Change front axle oil Every 1000 hours
Check fuel injection nozzles Every 2000 hours
Flush cooling system and add new coolant Every 2000 hours

Replacement Parts
Engine oil filter part number T19044
Engine fuel filter part number AR50041
Primary engine air filter part number AR84228, AL30394
Secondary engine air filter part number AE31724, L34832
Cab air filter part number L57264, L38596 (SG2 cab)
Hydrostatic steering filter part number AL31413
Hydraulic/transmission oil filter part number AR28271, AR75603

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