John Deere 4044M, 4044R, Heavy Duty Tractors Operator鈥檚 Manual

John Deere 4044M, 4044R, 4052M, 4052R, 4066M, 4066R, 4052M and 4066M Heavy Duty Tractors Operator’s Manual
OPERATOR'S MANUAL 4044M, 4044R, 4052M, 4052R, 4066M, 4066R, 4052M and 4066M Heavy Duty Tractors Operator’s Manual (North America) OMTR112287 ISSUE I0 (ENGLISH)
John Deere 4044M Machine Overview
READ THIS MANUAL carefully to learn how to operate and service your machine correctly. Failure to do so could result in personal injury or equipment damage. This manual and safety signs on your machine may also be available in other languages. (See your John Deere dealer to order.)

Using this Manual:
The information provided in this manual is divided into sections. The sections are organized with the typical machine features or functional systems together. These
sections are identified at the top of each page. Specific information within each section is organized into modules. These modules are enclosed in boxes and the main modules are identified with a heading at the top left. Page numbers identify the section as well as the number of the page in the section.

By reviewing this manual frequently you learn which section to turn to for specific information. For example, the safety information is covered at the beginning, the operation of all features and systems is covered in the first half of the manual. Maintenance intervals are in the middle of the manual, the maintenance of all the features and systems is covered in the second half of the manual. The specifications are covered at the end. A detailed table of contents appears before safety information and there is an alphabetical index at the very end of the manual.

The Operator’s Manual content flows as sequential reading down one column of text and graphic then over to the top of the next column as shown.

Using MotionMatch (4044M, 4052M, 4066M)
MotionMatch™ enables the operator to adjust machine acceleration and deceleration rates. Shorter starting and stopping distances can be set for applications requiring rapid changes in direction, such as operating with a loader. Longer starting and stopping distances can be set to avoid turf damage in other applications.

  1. Turn on key switch.
  2. No error codes should be displayed. If any errors are displayed, activate the display mode switch (A) to acknowledge the error.
  3. Press and hold the display mode switch until the display reads “Release”.
  4. Press and hold the right turn switch (B) until the display reads “Coast”.
  5. Press the display mode switch to select.
  6. Press the right turn switch to change the desired setting between “Default”, “Short”, and “Long”.

Using MotionMatch (4044M, 4052M, 4066M) Transmission Operation

  • Turn MotionMatch switch (A) toward the longer distance icon (B) for longer acceleration and deceleration distances.
  • Turn MotionMatch switch (A) toward the shorter

MFWD and Front Axle Operation
Using Mechanical Front Wheel Drive (MFWD)
Mechanical front wheel drive (MFWD) enables the powertrain to drive both front and rear axles for improved traction on difficult ground conditions and provides four-wheel braking. MFWD can be engaged and disengaged on-the-go with light loads and on low traction surfaces.

John Deere 4044M Heavy Duty Tractors Operator鈥檚 Manual
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