John Deere 5045E Utility Tractor

John Deere 5045E Utility Tractor

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Features & Specs

  • MFWD
  • 9F/3R transmission
  • Open operator's station
John Deere
Model 5045E
Engine Power 48 hp (35.5 kW)
Drivetrain 9F/3R SyncShuttle
Three Point Hitch Category 2 (convertible to Cat-1)
Wheelbase 80.7 in. (2,050 mm)
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At the heart of the 5045E Utility Tractor is a John Deere PowerTech™ turbocharged diesel engine. These efficient, reliable engines have proven themselves in countless applications and over thousands of acres, so you can work with confidence, weekend after weekend. *Price listed is for (MY2015) model

Key Features 
Straddle Mount Design – A spacious open station platform for comfort and convenience
Final Tier 4-compliant PowerTech™ engines maximize uptime with an operator-friendly interface
9F/3R SyncShuttle™ - An easy to use transmission which saves time and effort
A durable, mechanical front-wheel drive axle increases traction in tough conditions
Quality performance in severe operating conditions with the hydraulic oil cooler
Open-center hydraulic system
Hydraulics - Find versatility with a variety of offerings
Mid-mount selective control valves (SCVs) increase productivity
Rear-mount selective control valves (SCVs) add versatility
John Deere PowerTech™ 3-cylinder diesel engines
Engine – A high-torque, low-emission turbocharged diesel engine to get the job done
Final Tier 4-compliant PowerTech™ engines maximize uptime with an operator-friendly interface
Cold weather package
12F/12R PowrReverser™ transmission is ideal for demanding applications
Economical and durable clutch
9F/3R SyncShuttle™ - An easy to use transmission which saves time and effort
Operator's Station and Controls 
Easy-to-operate controls and instrumentation
Differentials, Axles, Frame, and Chassis 
These heavy-duty two-wheel drive (2WD) front axles are ready to work
Differential lock – increases traction when needed
Inboard planetary final drives – This solution offers a reduction in stress on gears and shafts during operation
A durable, mechanical front-wheel drive (MFWD) axle increases traction in tough conditions
Matched wheelbase — Provides for a nimble tractor
Hitch, Drawbar, and PTO 
Top-link draft sensing provides consistent results every time
Standard independent 540-rpm rear power take-off (PTO) performs well in normal or heavy applications
3-point hitch – Versatile and adaptable for rear implement work
Hitch adjustments are easy with the mechanical 3-point hitch
Save fuel, reduce noise, and increase engine life in power take-off (PTO) applications with the 540/540 economy PTO
Electrohydraulic power take-off (PTO) engagement increases operator convenience
Quick-coupler hitch, Category 2
Serviceability and Support 
Easy-access service points
Steering and Brakes 
Wet-disk brakes provide durability and long life
Hydrostatic power steering for performance and efficiency
Electrical and Lighting 
Full lighting equipment
Work into the night with full lighting equipment on cab tractors


Manufacturer  John Deere
Model  5055E (MY2015)
Nebraska Test number  Factory Observed
Manufacturer  John Deere PowerTech 3029 
Engine Family  ---  
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 L  
 18.0 U.S. gal. 
     Optional  ---  
Underhood muffler  Yes  
Advertised PTO hp (kW) @ Rated rpm  27.3 @ 2100 per SAE kW  
 36.6 @ 2100 per SAE PTO hp 
Official PTO hp (kW) @ Rated rpm  ---  
@ Standard PTO @ Eng rpm  ---  
Maximum @ Eng rpm  ---  
Advertised Engine hp (kW) @ Rated Speed  27.3 @ 2100 kW  
 48 @ 2100 engine hp 
Max Unballast Drwbr hp (kW) @ Eng rpm  ---  
Maximum Torque (PTO) @ rpm, lb-ft (Nm)  ---  
Max Torque Rise (80% rtd spd) @ Eng rpm  ---  
Maximum Torque Rise % (PTO) @ Eng rpm  ---  
Std. Transmission; Forward/Reverse  9F/3R SyncShuttle  
Reverser  No  
On-the-Go Shifting (Yes/No/Partial)  Partial  
Clutch; Wet/Dry  Dry  
Creeper  ---  
Standard  Independent 540  
Optional  ---  
PTO Speeds @ Engine rpm  540 @ 2400 rpm  
PTO Actuation  Mechanical (lever)  
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  
Type  Planetary  
Differential controls  Mechanical (Pedal)  
Availability  ---  
     Front  No  
     Front and rear  No  
Engage On-the-Go Rear Differential Lock  Yes  
Axle Type  Flanged  
Brakes, Type and Control  Hydraulic Wet Disc  
Rollover Protective Structure  ---  
     Rigid - Foldable - Telescopic  Foldable, 2-Post  
     Platform - Flat/Straddle  Straddle  
     Gearshift Location - Console/Floor  Floor, on the side  
Cab  ---  
     Doors  ---  
     Platform - Flat/Straddle  ---  
     dB(A) Rating  ---  
     Seat Suspension System  ---  
 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)  2.94 m  
 11.6 ft
 Wheelbase, in. (mm)  80.7 in.  
 2050 mm
 Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm)  13 in.  
 330 mm
 Turning Radius w/Brakes, ft (m)  11.6 ft  
 2.94 m
 Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft (m)  3.63 m  
 14.3 ft
 Approx. Ship Wgt, lb (kg) Open; Cab  2450 kg  
 5400 lb
2WD  ---  
     Front  7.5 - 16, R1  
     Rear  13.6 - 28, R1  
MFWD  ---  
     Front  9.5 - 24, R1  
     Rear  13.6 - 28, R1  
Country of Manufacture  Pune, India  
Ballasting Restrictions, lb (kg)  ---  
*Notes  ---  
Specifications are based on published information at the time of publication. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices are in dollars and only applicable to products sold in the United States. In all cases, current published price lists and incentive program bulletins will take precedence.All trademarked terms, including John Deere, the leaping deer symbol and the colors green and yellow used herein are the property of Deere & Company,unless otherwise noted.

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