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John Deere was founded in 1837, by John Deere, who was an inventor and blacksmith fashioned a Patent Cary plow from a piece of discarded metal, notes Deere.com. The plow was revolutionary at the time, since it allowed fa... More »

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John Deere invented the steel plow. Until that point, cast iron had been used. The cast iron design allowed soil to adhere to the blade, while the steel blade did not require any cleaning during use. More »

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The John Deere Gator XUV features a 50-horsepower DOHC engine and CVT transmission, cast-iron a-arms, a hydro-formed steel frame and a full-steel skid plate for under-body protection. Several Gator models are equipped wi... More »

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The prices of new and used John Deere tractors are available online at Deere.com, Tractor.com, EquipmentTraderOnline.com and TractorHouse.com. As of March 2015, the prices range from $9,000 for smaller used tractors to m... More »

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John Deere offers several different types of tractors, including four-wheel-drive tractors, row-crop tractors, utility tractors, compact utility tractors and track tractors, as of 2015. The company manufactures several d... More »

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John Deere 3020 tractors built from 1964 to 1968 are two-wheel drive vehicles on 90-inch wheelbases with 3.7-liter four-cylinder gasoline or LP-gas engines or 4.4-liter four-cylinder diesel engines. Tested drawbar power ... More »

Common problems with John Deere tractors include engine problems, such as overheating, poor running performance and backfiring. Other common problems with John Deere tractors include transmission leaks and leaking gas an... More »