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John Deere 401 Farm Tractor (#478256)

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Winning Bid: US $3,100  
# of Bids: 27   View Bid History
Sold on: 12/6/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: 3-Point Hitch, Open Operator Station, John Deere 4202DT Engine, Manual Transmission, 540 rpm PTO (6 splines), 7.50-16 Front Tires, 14.9-28 Rear Tires
Meter Reading: Meter Broken
Serial Number:
Location: Alabama, United States
Zip/Postal Code:35661
(Florence area)
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Inspection Ratings Key
Limited use or recently replaced. Free of visible wear or defects.
Performs within the tolerances expected for age and type of item.
Although performing, shows indication of needing repair or replacement.
Needs immediate repair/replacement. Requires work if it is to perform
as expected.
General Appearance
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Recently painted
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Minor dents; See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Horn Operational
Hydraulic Controls
Steering Control
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure Inoperable indicator
Exterior Lights Operational No
Warning Lights Inoperable
Gauges Some gauges could not be properly checked during a short operating period.; Inoperable gauge(s): Fuel
Hour Meter/Odometer 106 Hours; Inoperable hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Minor
Starter Operational
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage
Radiator Oily residue
Oil Leaks None seen
Fuel Leaks Dripping Leak: Injection pump.
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Operational test is limited to low speed in a confined flat area without load. Differential interlocks, full transmission shifting and functionality of all drive axles cannot be fully verified. Inspector listens for abnormal noises, observes leaks and notes physical damage.
Transmission Operational; Leaking steering cover
Clutch Engages
Rear Drive Axle
PTO Functional; 540 rpm (6 splines)
Front Axle Configuration Rigid mount with fixed pivot point
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational.
Hydraulics #1
Pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Steering Linkage
Frame Condition
Limited Function Check The main chassis components were operational in a limited check.
Brake Type Hydraulic
Master Cylinder/Brake Control
Brake Lines/Hoses
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Tire Size 7.50-16 Front tires; 14.9-28 Rear tires; LF Samson; RF Samson; LR BF Goodrich; RR BF Goodrich
Tire Condition Plugged; See photos
Tread Depth LF 12/32"; LR 19/32"; RR 22/32"; RF 15/32"
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs
Chassis #1
3-Point Linkage Top link missing
Drawbar Torch cut hole
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis engine transmission
date of analysis Nov 12, 2013 Nov 12, 2013
Lead 14.53 PPM 12.25 PPM
Chromium 0.45 PPM 0 PPM
Copper 2.55 PPM 29.92 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0.28 PPM
Nickel 0.66 PPM 0.58 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0 PPM
Aluminum 3.58 PPM 1.12 PPM
Silicon 4.76 PPM 10.08 PPM
Iron 35.9 PPM 87.03 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Water NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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