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John Deere 240

John Deere 240 skid steer specs
ManufacturerJohn Deere
TypeSkid steer loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made1999-2004

Operating Specifications

Horsepower53.0 HP39.5 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)1200 lbs544.3 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)1500 lbs680.4 kg
Operating Weight6165 lbs2796.4 kg
Tipping Load3400 lbs1542.2 kg
Lift Breakout Force5500 lbs2494.8 kg
Tilt Breakout Force3100 lbs1406.1 kg
Max. Travel Speed6.7 mph10.8 km

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow14.6 GPM55.3 LPM
Relief Pressure3100 psi213.7 Bar
Optional Flow25.4 GPM96.1 LPM
Hydraulic Capacity6.1 gal23.0 L
How many horsepower is a 240 John Deere skid steer?

The 240 John Deere skid steer has 53 horsepower.

How much can a John Deere 240 skid steer lift?

The John Deere 240 skid steer has a lifting capacity of 1,500 lbs.

How big is a John Deere 240 Skid Steer?

The John Deere 240 skid steer weighs 6,165 pounds.

How much fuel does a John Deere 240 skid steer hold?

The John Deere 240 skid steer’s fuel capacity is 15 gallons.

What engine is in a John Deere 240 Skid Steer?

The John Deere 240 skid steer has an engine made by John Deere called the 3029d.

Engine Specs

ManufacturerJohn Deere
EmissionsTier I
Rated Speed2400 RPM
Torque Power1600 RPM
CombustionDirect injection
Compression Ratio17.8:1
Firing Order1-2-3
Gross Power53.0 HP39.5 kW
Net Power51.0 HP38.0 kW
Displacement179 cu in.2933 cc
Bore4.2 in.10.6 cm
Stroke4.3 in.11.0 cm
Peak Torque109 ft-lb148.1 N∙m
Coolant Capacity2.8 gal10.6 L
Engine Oil Capacity2.0 gal7.4 L
Fuel Tank Capacity15.1 gal57.0 L


Height75.4 in.191.5 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin114.0 in.289.5 cm
Width63.7 in.161.8 cm
Length125.8 in.319.6 cm
Dump Height88.8 in.225.5 cm
Dump Reach29.1 in.73.8 cm
Ground Clearance8.2 in.20.9 cm
Dump Angle45°
Rollback Angle35°
Departure Angle27°

Tire Size


John Deere 240 Review


The John Deere 240 skid steer loader is a compact loader that is designed for smaller jobs. JD 240 skid steer loader can be used in weighs such as grading and leveling of surfaces, digging trenches or ditches, or loading and unloading materials.

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