Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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Massey Ferguson 1540 Tractor Specs

MF 1540 Engine Specifications

Engine Type - Diesel
Engine Model - Iseki E3CDT
Engine Power, Rated, hp (kW) - 40 (29.8)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm - 2600
Power Boost, hp (kW) - No boost
Fuel Tank, gal (L) - 10.6 (40)
Cylinders - 3
Displacement, cu in (L) - 91.4 (1.49)
Engine Bore, in (mm) - 3.43 (87)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) - 3.3 (84)
Block Design, Replaceable Liners - Parent bore
Aspiration, Turbocharged or Naturally Aspirated - Turbocharged

Fuel System

Fuel System Type - In-Line Pump System
Fuel System Control - Mechanical
Fuel Injection to combustion chamber - Indirect

Emission and Exhaust Treatment

Emission Level - Tier 4 Interim
Exhaust Pipe - Horizontal

Cooling System

Fan Drive Type - Belt

Electrical System

System Rating, Volts - 12
Alternator Rating, Amps - 40

1540 Massey Ferguson Transmission

Description - 8F x 8R Synchro Shuttle
Transmission Type - SynchroShuttle
Forward / Reverse Speeds - 8F / 8R
Maximum Speed Forward, mph (kph) - 16.63 (26.76)
Creeper Range - No
Shuttle (Forward-Reverse) - Standard

MF 1540 Optional Transmission

Transmission Type - PowerShuttle
Forward / Reverse Speeds - 12F / 12R
Transmission Type - Hydrostatic
Forward / Reverse Speeds - Infinite, 3 range

Massey Ferguson 1540 Tractor PTO

PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) - 31 (23.1) / 29.5 (22)
Power Take Off Speeds, rpm - 540
PTO Type - Independent

Wheels

Drive Wheels - 4WD
Steering - Front Steer

Rear Axle and Brakes

Final Drive - Spur gear
Axle Output End - Flange
Brake Type - Wet Disc

1540 Massey Ferguson Hydraulic System and Hitch

Hydraulic System Type - Open Center
Main Hydraulic Pump Type - Gear
Standard Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) - 9.1 (34.4)
Standard Remote Valves - 0
3-Point Hitch - Category 1
Draft Sensing or Lift Control - Top link sensing
Draft Link Ends Adjustable - Opt
Standard Lift Capacity 24 Inches behind pin, lb (kg) - 2,535 (1150)
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) - 2,800 (1270)

Drawbar

Drawbar Description - Fixed

Wheelbase

4WD, in (mm) - 70 (1770)

Tire Size

Front Tire Size Width, 4WD - 8.0-16
Rear Tire Size Width - 13.6-24

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