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Manufacturer John Deere
MODEL  5055E (2016) 
Official Test  
    Nebraska Test number Factory Observed 
    Manufacturer John Deere PowerTech 3029 
    Aspiration Turbocharged 
    Cylinders/Displacement, cu. in. (L) 2.9 L
3/179 cu in.
    Cylinder Liners Wet Sleeved 
    Fuel tank capacity, US Gal. (L) (Open; Cab) --- 
        Standard 68.0; 82 L
18.0; 21.0 U.S. gal.
    Underhood muffler Yes 
    Advertised PTO hp (kW) @ Rated rpm 30.5 kW @ 2100 rpm 
41 PTO HP @ 2100 rpm 
    Advertised Engine hp (kW) @ Rated speed 43.9 kW @ 2100 rpm 
59 HP @ 2100 rpm 
    Std. Transmission; Forward/Reverse 9F/3R SyncShuttle 
    Opt. Transmission; Forward/Reverse 12F/12R PowrReverser 
    Reverser Optional 
    On-the-Go Shifting (Yes/No/Partial) Partial 
    Clutch; Wet/Dry Dry on 9F/3R SyncShuttle; Wet on 12F/12R PowrReverser 
    Creeper Option on 9F/3R transmission models 
Power Take-Off (PTO)  
    Standard Independent 540 
    Optional Independent 540E (12x12) 
    PTO Speeds @ Engine rpm 540 @ 2100 rpm
    PTO Actuation Mechanical (lever on 9x3); Electrohydraulic with Wet Clutch(12x12) 
    Type Open Center 
    Pump Rated Output, GPM (L/min.) --- 
        Standard 68.9 L/min
18.2 gpm
    Rated Flow @ One SCV, GPM (L/min.) 43.1 L/min
11.4 gpm
    Hitch Draft Control Load Sense Type Mechanical 
    Remote Control Valves Available 1 (2 opt.) 
    Hitch Category (SAE Designation) 2 ; convertible to 1 
    Hitch Lift Cap. lb (kg) @24 in. Bhnd Lift Pt. (SAE) --- 
        Standard 1448 kg
3192 lb
    Sensing type Top Link 
    Joystick SCV control 2WD- FIK MFWD-Std 
Final Drive  
    Type Planetary 
    Differential controls Mechanical (Pedal) 
    Availability --- 
        Front No 
        Front & Rear No 
    Engage On-the-Go Rear Differential Lock Yes 
    Axle Type Flanged 
    Brakes, Type and Control Hydraulic Wet Disc 
Operator Station  
    Rollover Protective Structure, OOS --- 
        Rigid - Foldable - Telescopic Foldable, 2-Post 
        Platform - Flat/Straddle Straddle 
        Gearshift Location - Console/Floor Floor, on the side 
    Cab --- 
        Doors LH door (RH door optional) 
        Platform - Flat/Straddle Straddle 
2WD Dimensions  
    Wheelbase, in. (mm) 2050 mm
80.7 in.
    Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm) --- 
    Turning Radius w/Brakes, ft (m) 3.1 m
10.6 ft
    Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft (m) 3.5 m
11.6 ft
MFWD Dimensions  
    Wheelbase, in. (mm) 2050 mm
80.7 in.
    Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm) 340 mm
13.4 in.
    Turning Radius w/Brakes, ft (m) --- 
    Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft (m) --- 
    Approx. Ship Wgt, lb (kg) Open; Cab 2500; 3200 kg
5511; 7054 lb
Standard Tires  
    2WD --- 
        Front 7.5 - 16, R1 
        Rear 13.6 - 28, R1 
    MFWD --- 
        Front 9.5 - 24, R1 
        Rear 14.9 - 28, R1 
    Country of Manufacture Pune, India 



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