John Deere Engines

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the John Deere Engine Testing Process

November 14, 2017

Located within every John Deere combine, excavator, Gator, tractor, harvester, and any other piece of equipment is a reliable John Deere engine. The engine is the heart of all John Deere machines, and without it, the industries that Deere serves would be different.

However, before these engines can make their way under the hoods of Deere equipment, they must first work their way through a strict engine testing process.

John Deere Engine Testing

In this post, we will take a closer look at the manufacturing process and engine testing that John Deere engines go through before being put to work. Durability and quality are accounted for at each step of the process.

Video Gallery: The Truth Behind John Deere Engines According to Customers

November 10, 2016

With deep roots in agriculture, John Deere is often the first brand that comes to mind when thinking about farm equipment manufacturing. Today, Deere not only produces engines for agriculture operations, but also for construction, forestry and thousands of other functions.


With more than 85 years of expertise, Deere understands the heat, humidity, dust and other rough conditions that engines are often exposed to. But, it’s one thing to read about John Deere engines in product brochures, and another to hear from the people that use them.

For this reason, we put together a video gallery so that you can hear from customers. Enjoy!

8 John Deere Engine Replacement Parts to keep you Running

March 12, 2014

Time spent on the field is precious for agricultural producers. Breakdowns, slowdowns, and other challenges are part of the game and need to be dealt with in a timely manner so valuable minutes or hours aren’t lost. Owners and operators of John Deere equipment realize their engines are the driving force behind ensuring a high yield from season to season and one bad engine part can drag down the entire operation.

John Deere engine

Thankfully, there are a number of John Deere replacement engine parts that can supplement malfunctioning equipment and get producers’ vehicles back out on the field and running at full strength. Let’s take a look at 8 of these parts and the importance each plays in engine equation.

Interim Tier 4 Technology at Work: Engine Lineup

December 19, 2011

This excerpt was originally posted on the John Deere, Straightforward Blog December 12, 2011. You can view the original post here.

Engine technologies designed to meet U.S. EPA’s Interim Tier 4 (IT4) emission standards have been a hot topic here on the blog and across the industry. How has John Deere ensured its engine lineup is up to speed, while maintaining the top-notch reliability and efficiency you have come to expect?

The right technology, right now:

Simple. The single-fluid approach of the John Deere cooled EGR engine platform is simpler, more operator friendly and less complex to maintain than urea-based systems.