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This manual is applicable to the following models: 240, 250 / JD / John Deere / Deere & Company
Serial numbers for the John Deere 240 range from T00240A010001 to T00240A169136
Serial numbers for the John Deere 250 range from T00250A010001 to T00250A169136
Engine 240 details: 3029D (engine model), 179 cu in, 3 cylinders, 2400rpm, 51hp, 53hp.
Engine 250 details: 3029T, 179 cu in, 2400rpm, Net Power 61hp, Gross Power 64.4hp.
Publication number: TM-1747
Manual Language: English
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Engine Specs/Tech Specs:
• The 240 model is equipped with a Yanmar 4TNE84 engine, while the 250 has a Yanmar 4TNV84T engine.
• Both engines are four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engines.
• The engines feature electronic fuel injection for optimal performance.
• The engines have a displacement of 2.0 liters.
• The engines have a maximum torque output of 118 lb-ft (160 Nm).
• The engines have a rated power output of 62 horsepower (46 kW).
• The engines feature a direct injection system for fuel efficiency.
• The engines have a cooling system with a belt-driven fan and a side-by-side radiator and oil cooler.
• The engines have a dual-element air cleaner for superior air filtration.
• The engines feature a glow plug starting aid for reliable starting in cold weather.
• The engines have a spin-on oil filter for easy maintenance.
• The engines have a total fuel capacity of 22.5 gallons (85.2 L).
• The engines have a top speed of approximately 7.5 mph (12 km/h).
• The engines feature a hydrostatic transmission with two-speed ranges.
• The loaders have a rated operating capacity of 1,500 pounds (680 kg) for the 240 model and 2,500 pounds (1,134 kg) for the 250 model.
• The loaders have a maximum lift height of 123 inches (312 cm) for the 240 model and 130 inches (330 cm) for the 250 model.
• The loaders have a hydraulic system with a capacity of 17.4 gallons (65.8 L).
• The loaders have a breakout force of 4,600 pounds (2,087 kg) for the 240 model and 6,100 pounds (2,767 kg) for the 250 model.
• The loaders have a ground clearance of 7.5 inches (19 cm).
• The loaders have a weight of 6,950 pounds (3,150 kg) for the 240 model and 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg) for the 250 model.
Interesting Facts and Details:
- The 240 and 250 models were introduced in 2002 and were in production until 2012.
- The loaders feature a vertical lift boom design for improved visibility and lift capacity.
- The loaders have an optional deluxe cab with air conditioning, heat, and a radio.
- The loaders have a high-flow hydraulic option for increased performance with attachments.
- The loaders have a standard foot-activated hydraulic control system, with optional hand controls available.
- The loaders have a universal quick-attach mount for easy attachment changes.
John Deere 240 and 250 skid steer loaders are known for their versatility and performance in various construction and landscaping applications. Here is some information regarding maintenance, common issues, tuning tips, accessories, owner reviews, and frequent repairs for these models:
Maintenance Intervals and General Tips:
+ It is recommended to refer to the owner's manual for specific maintenance intervals and procedures for each model.
+ Regular maintenance tasks include engine oil and filter changes, fuel filter replacement, air filter cleaning/replacement, hydraulic fluid and filter changes, and lubrication of moving parts.
+ Inspect and tighten all fasteners regularly to ensure the loader is in proper working condition.
+ Keep the machine clean and clear of debris to prevent clogging of cooling systems and maintain optimal performance.
+ Check tire pressure regularly and adjust as needed for proper traction and stability.
+ Regularly inspect and maintain the cutting edges and teeth of attachments for efficient operation.
Common Issues and Solutions:
* Hydraulic System Leaks: Check all hydraulic connections and hoses for any signs of leakage. Replace any damaged hoses or faulty seals to prevent hydraulic fluid leaks.
* Engine Starting Issues: Ensure the battery is properly charged and the connections are clean and tight. If the engine still doesn't start, check the ignition switch, solenoid, and starter motor for any faults.
* Overheating: Ensure the cooling system is clean and free of debris. Check the coolant levels and replace any worn-out or faulty components such as the radiator or water pump.
* Electrical Problems: Check for loose or corroded wiring connections. If electrical components fail to function correctly, inspect the fuses and switches before considering component replacement.
Popular Tuning Tips and Modifications:
Performance Air Filters: Upgrading to a high-flow air filter can improve the skid steer loader's engine performance by allowing better airflow.
Auxiliary Lighting: Adding additional LED lights can improve visibility during low-light conditions, enhancing safety and productivity.
Suspension Seat: Upgrading to a suspension seat can provide increased comfort and reduce operator fatigue during long working hours.
Solid Tires: Switching to solid tires can eliminate the risk of flat tires and provide better stability and traction in certain environments.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
- Various Bucket Attachments: Including general-purpose buckets, tooth buckets, grapple buckets, and more, for different job requirements.
- Pallet Forks: Allow for lifting and moving palletized materials.
- Snow Blades and Blowers: Attachments for snow removal applications.
- Augers: Enable drilling holes for fence posts, trees, or other purposes.
- Hydraulic Breakers: Used for breaking concrete or rocks.
- Landscape Rakes: Ideal for leveling and grading soil or removing debris.
- Cab Enclosures: Provide protection from weather elements and dust, enhancing operator comfort.
- LED Work Lights: Enhance visibility during low-light conditions.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
Owner reviews of these skid steer loaders may vary, but some common strengths and weaknesses mentioned include:
Maneuverability and compact size for working in tight spaces.
Reliable engine performance and power.
Easy operation and user-friendly controls.
Versatility with a wide range of attachments available.
Solid build quality and durability.
Limited visibility from the operator's seat, especially in certain angles.
Some owners have reported issues with the hydraulic system, requiring repairs or component replacements.
The lack of a suspension system can lead to a rough ride on uneven terrain.
The frequency of repairs can depend on various factors such as usage, maintenance, and operating conditions. However, some repairs that may need attention over time include:
Hydraulic system maintenance, including hose replacements and seal repairs.
Engine-related repairs such as fuel system maintenance, including fuel filter replacements and injector cleaning.
Electrical system troubleshooting and repairs for issues with switches, fuses, or wiring connections.
Routine maintenance tasks such as oil and filter changes, air filter cleaning/replacement, and lubrication of moving parts.
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