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John Deere 2520 Maintenance

The John Deere 2520 is a 4WD (4x4) compact utility tractor from 2000 Twenty series. This model was manufactured between 2006 and 2012. The John Deere 2520 driveline system components: a 81.2 cu.in (1.3 L) Yanmar 3TNV82A 4-cycle vertical in-line 3-cylinder direct injection naturally aspirated liquid-cooled diesel engine with a maximum power of 26.4 hp (19.7 kW), and two-range hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

Max forward speed - 13.4 mph (21.5 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 13 mph (20.9 km/h). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with rated fluid flow of 5 gal/min (19 l/min). The hydraulic pressure is 167 bar (2420 psi). The tractor is equipped with a power steering system, wet disc brakes, 24x8.5-14 (Turf) or 23x8.50-14 (Industrial) front tires, and 36x14.00-15 (Turf) or 14-17.5 (Industrial) rear tires. The wheelbase is 65.2" (1650 mm).

The John Deere 2520 is compatible with the following attachments: 62" or 72" mid-mount 3-blade mower decks with cutting height of 1.0-6.0" (25-152 mm) and hydraulic lift system, John Deere 200CX front-end loader with lift capacity to full height of 902 lbs (409 kg), and John Deere 46 backhoe with 2-ft flat digging depth of 78" (1980 mm).

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, gal (L) 0.95 (3.6)
Engine coolant capacity, gal (L) 1.05 (3.9)
Hydraulic system capacity, gal (L) 3.9 (14.6)
Front axle oil capacity, gal (L) 0.90 (3.4)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type Plus-50, Torq-Gard, SAE 10W-30, 5W-30. API Service Category CH-4, CI-4
Engine coolant type Cool-Gard Premix or Cool-Gard Prediluted
Hydraulic/transmission fluid type Hy-Gard, JDM J20C, Low Viscosity Hy-Gard, JDM J20D
Front axle oil type GL-5 Gear Lubricant, SAE 80W-90

Service Intervals
Check battery and clean terminals Every 50 hours
Check front axle oil level Every 50 hours
Check fluid level in hydraulic system Every 50 hours
Lubricate axle hub bearings Every 50 hours
Change engine oil Every 200 hours
Replace engine oil filter Every 200 hours
Change hydraulic/transmission fluid Every 200 hours
Replace hydraulic/transmission filter Every 200 hours
Check and service air filter elements Every 200 hours
Inspect and adjust alternator belt Every 200 hours
Change engine fuel filter Every 400 hours
Replace primary engine air filter Every 600 hours
Replace secondary engine air filter Every 600 hours
Check and adjust engine idling Every 600 hours
Change front axle oil Every 600 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 600 hours
Check and adjust valve clearance Every 1200 hours
Flush cooling system and add new coolant Every 2000 hours

Replacement Parts
Engine oil filter part number M806419
Engine fuel filter part number MIU800645, M811031, M811032
Primary engine air filter part number M131802, RG60690
Secondary engine air filter part number M131803, RG60866
Hydraulic/transmission oil filter part number LVU800097




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