Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

Case IH Farmall 55C CVT Tier 4B Tractor Specs

Compact Farmall 55C CVT Tier 4B tractor features a heavy duty 3-point hitch with best-in-class lift capacity, to handle the heavy lifting of rear-mounted implements, including finish mowers, tillers and rear rotary cutters.

Telescopic stabilizers flex end lower links make it easy to hook up attachments. Compact Farmall 55 C tractors also feature a two-position drawbar. PTO and hydraulics that allow maximum work from a compact machine.

Engine Specifications

Engine Make - Case IH FPT
Engine Model - R7531E4
Number of Cylinders - 3
Displacement, cu in (L) - 136 (2.23)
Engine Bore, in (mm) - 3.70 (94)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) - 4.21 (107)
Block Design, Replaceable Liners - Parent bore block
Aspiration, Turbocharged or Naturally Aspirated - Wastegate Turbocharger, aftercooled

Engine Performance

Advertised Engine Power, Rated, hp (kW) - 54 (39.5)
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) - Same as advertised
Rated Engine Speed, rpm - 2600
Power Boost, hp (kW) - No boost
Fuel Tank capacity, gal (L) - 13 (49.2)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank capacity, gal (L) - No DEF

Fuel System

Fuel System Description - High Pressure Common Rail
Fuel System Control, Electronic or Mechanical - Electronic
Fuel Injection to combustion chamber, Direct or Indirect - Direct

Emission and Exhaust Treatment

Emission Level, US EPA Tier - Tier 4B / Final
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) - Internal EGR
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) - DOC standard
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) - Particulate Matter Catalyst
Exhaust Pipe, Vertical stack or Horizontal - Horizontal

Cooling and Electrical System

Fan Drive Type - Belt
System Rating, Volts - 12
Alternator Rating, Amps - 75 (ROPS); 90 (cab)

Case IH Farmall 55 C PTO Performance

PTO Horsepower, Basic / Optional Transmission, hp (kW) - 43 (32)
PTO Speeds, rpm - 540
PTO operational Type (Independent; Live; Continuous) - Independent

Basic Transmission

Manufacturer's Description - Continuously Variable Transmission
Transmission Type - Chain Variator Drive
Number of Forward / Reverse Speeds - Infinite
Maximum Speed Forward, mph (kph) - 18.6 (29.9)
Creeper Range Available - Yes, with CVT
Shuttle (Forward-Reverse) Available - Standard

Case International 55 C Wheels

Drive Wheels - 4WD
Steering Configuration - Front Steer

Rear Axle Assembly

Axle Output End, Flange or Bar - Flange
Axle Bar Diameter, in (mm) - No bar axle

Front Axle and Brakes

Suspended Front Axle Available - No
Service Brake Type - Wet multi disc

Case IH Farmall 55C Hydraulic System

Hydraulic System Type - Open Center
Main Hydraulic Pump Type - Dual gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) - 9.8 (37)
Optional Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) - No option
Number of Standard Remote Valves - 1 or 2 optional

3-Point Hitch

3-Point Hitch Category - Category 1
Optional Hitch Category - No option
Draft Sensing or Lift Control - Position control
Draft Link Ends Telescopic - Yes
Standard Lift Capacity 24 Inches behind pin, lb (kg) - 2,800 (1270)
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) - 3,541 (1606)


Drawbar Description - 2-position swinging


Wheelbase, MFD/4WD, in (mm) - 73.5 (1867)

Case International 55 C Dimensions

Length, MFD/4WD or track, incl. Hitch/Drawbar, in (mm) - 122 (3098)
Height to Top of Cab, in (mm) - 92.7 (2355)
Height to Top of ROPS raised, in (mm) - 97.4 (2473)
Overall Width, with standard wheels or tracks, in (mm) - 68.3 (1735) minimum

Weight w/Tires

Weight, MFD/4WD w/ROPS, lb (kg) - 4,190 (1900)
Weight, MFD/4WD or Tracks w/Cab, without ballast, lb (kg) - 4,940 (2240)

Tire Size

Front Tire Size orTrack Width, MFD/4WD or Track - 10-16.5, 6PR R4
Rear Tire Size or Track Width - 17.5Lx24, 6PR R4