John Deere 4044M Compact Utility Tractor

John Deere 4044M Compact Utility Tractor

John Deere 4044M Compact Utility Tractor

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The 4M is a mid-spec, large chassis compact utility tractor. It is assembled in the USA at John Deere's Augusta, Georgia factory. This tractor offers the customer a high-quality, cost-efficient, and productive model in the large chassis compact utility tractor market (32-52 power take-off (PTO) hp). 

The 4044M has a 43.1 hp*, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated engine and is available with an eHydro™ or PowrReverser™ transmission.  Four-wheel drive (4WD) is in base equipment.
Potential customers include residential, commercial, governmental, and agricultural users.
Potential uses include:

  • Loader usage
  • Mowing
  • Box scraping and rear blade work
  • Backhoe usage
  • Tilling
  • Small hay tools

*Engine hp (kW), gross SAE J1995: 43.1 (31.7) @ 2600 rpm, PS
Displacement, in3 (L):134.25 (2.2)
John Deere 4044M


John Deere 4044M  Engine





Manufacturer Yanmar
Engine model 4TNV88C-MJT
Engine power (gross) 31.7 kW43.1 hpPS at 2600 rpmSAE J1995 rated power
Power take-off (PTO) power 25.7 kW34.5 hpPer SAE J1995
Rated engine speed 2600 rpm
Type Diesel
Injection pump type ---
Aspiration Natural
Emissions compliance Final Tier 4
Cylinders/displacement 4 / 2.189 L4 / 133.5 cu in.
Number of cylinders Four
Cylinder liners Cast-in-block
Bore and stroke 88x90 mm3.46x3.54 in.
Compression ratio 19.1:1
Lubrication Pressurized
Cooling system Liquid
Air cleaner Dual element
Engine torque at rated speed 116 Nm85.6 lb-ft
Fuel tank capacity 50 L13.8 U.S. gal.



John Deere 4044M  Electrical

Battery size 770 CCA
Alternator (12-V) 75 amp
Starter size 2 kW2.68 hp



John Deere 4044M  Fuel system

Type High pressure common rail direct injection
Fuel consumption ---
*Fuel consumption rate should be used for comparison purposes only ---



John Deere 4044M  Transmission

Standard transmission; forward/reverse 12/12 PowrReverser transmission (PRT)
Optional transmission; forward/reverse 3/3 Hydrostatic transmission (HST)
Left-hand reverser Yes
Transmission gear ranges 12F/12R PRT Infinitely-variable, 3 range
Final drive Planetary
Brakes Multi-plate wet disc
Steering Hydrostatic power steering
Clutch, wet/dry Wet
Clutch disk diameter wet clutch 129 mm5.08 in.
Axle capacity Mechanical front-wheel drive (MFWD) - 1.6 kg5.96 lb
Front 1600 kg3528 lb
Rear 2400 kg5292 lb
Creeper ---
Cruise control Optional
Differential lock Yes
Maximum loads drawbar ---
Vertical ---



John Deere 4044M  Hydraulics

Type Open center
Pump rated output 60.2 L/min15.9 gpm
Steering ---
Implement ---
Pump type High pressure common rail direct injection
Maximum operating pressure ---
Draft control sensing Position control
Remote control valves available Three optional



John Deere 4044M  3-point hitch

Category Category 1
Lift capacity, 24-in. behind link arms 1135 kg2500 lb



John Deere 4044M  Power take-off (PTO)

Standard Independent 540 rpm at 2600 rpm
Optional 540 rpm540E rpm
Control Position
Clutch Wet disc
Brake (for mid and rear PTO) ---
Engagement method Electro-hydraulic



John Deere 4044M Fluid capacities

Crankcase with filter 5.3 L1.4 qt
Transmission and hydraulic system 44 L12 gal.



John Deere 4044M Final drive

Type Planetary
Differential lock Yes



John Deere 4044M Operator station

Rollover protective structure Yes
Type Foldable
Platform - flat/straddle Flat
Gear shift location - console/floor Left-hand side



John Deere 4044M  Cab

Compliance ---
Visibility ---
Air conditioning, temperature differential ---
Doors ---
Noise rating ---
Seat equipment ---



John Deere 4044M Dimensions

Wheelbase 185.5 cm73 in.
Front axle clearance 39.5 cm15.6 in.
Turning radius with brakes 2.8 m9.19 ft
Turning radius without brakes 3.0 m9.84 ft
Limited slip differential ---
Approximate shipping weight (open-station; cab) Open operator station (OOS) - 1710 kg3770 lbCab - 2120 kg4675 lb



John Deere 4044M Tires

Front Farm - 8-16 Turf - 27x10.5-15 or 27x12LL-15 R4 - 10-16.5
Rear Farm - 13.6-28 Turf - 44x18-20 or 22.5LL-16.1 R4 - 16.9Lx24
Front tread range 148.1 cm58.3 in.
Rear tread spacing 137.2 cm54 in.