John Deere 3350

The John Deere 3350, produced between 1986 and 1993 as part of the 3050 Series, is a versatile utility tractor renowned for its robust performance and reliability. Manufactured in Mannheim, Germany, and Rosario, Argentina, it features a durable diesel engine and offers both two-wheel and four-wheel drive options. With a well-designed Sound-Gard (SG2) cab that includes optional air-conditioning, the tractor ensures operator comfort and efficiency in various agricultural tasks. Its powerful hydraulics and versatile hitch capabilities make it an ideal choice for farmers seeking a dependable and adaptable machine for their fieldwork needs.

John Deere 3350 Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 3350
Production Years1986 – 1993
Series3050 Series
TypeUtility tractor
FactoriesMannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; Rosario, Argentina
Engine100 hp (74.6 kW)
PTO (claimed)91.12 hp (67.9 kW)
Engine Details
ModelJohn Deere 6359 DL008
TypeDiesel, 6-cylinder, liquid-cooled
Displacement359 ci (5.9 L)
Bore/Stroke4.193×4.331 inches (107 x 110 mm)
Power100 hp (74.6 kW)
Air cleanerDry
Rated RPM2300
Torque272.9 lb-ft (370.1 Nm)
Torque RPM1400
Starter volts12
Starter power4 hp (3.0 kW)
Oil capacity12.15 qts (11.5 L)
Coolant capacity20.08 qts (19.0 L)
Transmission Overview
Options16-speed, 8-speed
Transmission Details
TransmissionPower Synchron
Gears16 forward and 8 reverse
Gears8 forward and 4 reverse
Chassis4×2 2WD, 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drivesPlanetary
Differential lockMechanical rear
BrakesHydraulic wet disc
CabSound-Gard (SG2) Cab standard with optional air-conditioning. Open operator station in some markets.
Fuel32 gal (121.1 L), 45.7 gal (173.0 L) *
Hydraulic system12.94 gal (49.0 L) (2WD), 13.74 gal (52.0 L) (4WD)
TypeClosed center constant pressure
Capacity12.94 gal (49.0 L) (2WD), 13.74 gal (52.0 L) (4WD)
Pressure2698 psi (186.0 bar)
Total flow11.62 gpm (44.0 lpm)
Tractor Hitch
Rear TypeII/IIIN
Rear lift (at ends)2WD 8988 lbs (4076 kg), 4WD 10800 lbs (4898 kg)
Front HitchII
Front lift (at ends)3594 lbs (1630 kg), 6526 lbs (2960 kg) *
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOIndependent
ClutchHydraulic wet disc
Rear RPM540/1000
Engine RPM540@2070, 1000@2172
Front PTOIndependent
ClutchHydraulic wet disc
Front RPM1000
Engine RPM1000@2172
Charging amps55
Battery volts12
Battery AH88
2WD Standard tires (ag)Front 10.00-16, Rear 18.4-38
4WD Standard tires (ag)Front 13.6-28, Rear 18.4-38
2WD Wheelbase88.6 inches (225 cm)
4WD Wheelbase101.7 inches (258 cm)
Length188.5 inches (478 cm)
Width80.2 inches (203 cm)
Height (cab)112 inches (284 cm) (SG2), 106.5 inches (270 cm) (low-profile)
Ground clearance2WD 27 inches (68 cm), 4WD 20.9 inches (53 cm)
Front tread2WD 56.9 to 82.4 inches (144 to 209 cm), 4WD 59.8 to 79.1 inches (151 to 200 cm)
Rear tread59.1 to 78.7 inches (150 to 199 cm)
2WD9315 lbs (4225 kg)
4WD10880 lbs (4935 kg)
4WD Max capacity16534 lbs (7499 kg)
John Deere 3350 overview

The John Deere 3350, part of the 3050 Series and produced from 1986 to 1993, stands out as a highly capable and reliable utility tractor that has earned a solid reputation among farmers and agricultural professionals. Manufactured in John Deere’s renowned factories in Mannheim, Germany, and Rosario, Argentina, this tractor embodies the company’s commitment to quality and durability. Its design addresses a wide range of agricultural needs, from field preparation to crop management, making it a versatile workhorse in any farming operation.
At the heart of the John Deere 3350 is a robust diesel engine, the John Deere 6359 DL008. This six-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine delivers a substantial 100 horsepower, ensuring the tractor can handle demanding tasks with ease. The engine’s impressive torque and power output, combined with a well-engineered transmission system, provide smooth and efficient performance in various field conditions. Farmers can choose between a 16-speed Power Synchron transmission or an 8-speed option, allowing for greater control and adaptability depending on the specific requirements of the job.

One of the standout features of the John Deere 3350 is its operator-centric design. The Sound-Gard (SG2) cab, standard in most models, offers a comfortable and quiet working environment, with optional air-conditioning available to enhance comfort during long hours in the field. This attention to operator comfort not only boosts productivity but also reduces fatigue, making it easier for farmers to manage extensive workloads. In markets where an open operator station is preferred, John Deere provides that option, maintaining flexibility to meet diverse user needs.

The tractor’s mechanical and hydraulic systems are designed for reliability and ease of use. With options for both two-wheel drive (2WD) and mechanical front-wheel drive (MFWD) four-wheel drive (4WD), the John Deere 3350 can tackle different terrains and conditions effectively. Its hydraulic wet disc brakes and power steering contribute to safe and responsive handling, while the closed-center constant pressure hydraulic system ensures efficient operation of attachments and implements. The tractor’s hitch capabilities, including a rear Type II/IIIN hitch and a front Type II hitch, allow for a wide range of equipment to be used, enhancing its versatility.

In terms of capacity, the John Deere 3350 boasts a fuel tank that can hold up to 45.7 gallons, ensuring extended operation without frequent refueling. The hydraulic system’s capacity varies between 49.0 liters for the 2WD version and 52.0 liters for the 4WD version, providing ample power for various hydraulic implements. This tractor’s impressive lift capacities, both at the rear and front, make it suitable for heavy lifting and carrying tasks, further underlining its utility in diverse farming applications.

John Deere 3350 is a testament to John Deere’s engineering excellence and understanding of agricultural needs. Its combination of power, versatility, and operator comfort makes it a valuable asset in any farming operation, capable of meeting the demands of modern agriculture while ensuring durability and reliability in the long run. Whether working in the fields of Germany, Argentina, or elsewhere, the John Deere 3350 continues to be a trusted partner for farmers seeking a dependable and efficient tractor.