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Case IH Farmall® Utility 55A

Case IH Farmall® Utility 55A

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Case IH Farmall® Utility 55A



Quick Specs​​​​​​​

  • Gross Horsepower: 54
  • Operator Area: Cab
  • Traction: 2WD or MFD
  • Transmission: 8x8 mechanical, 12x12 power or 12x12 with creeper
  • Emissions compliance: Tier 4 B/Final


Model Farmall 55A (2010-2015) Farmall 55A (2019-Present)
Engine Performance    
Advertised Engine Power, Rated, hp (kW) 55 (41) 54 (40)
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) Same as advertised Same as advertised
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2700 2300
Power Boost, hp (kW) No boost No boost
Fuel Tank capacity, gal (L) 13.5 (51) 21.7 (82)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank capacity, gal (L) No DEF No DEF
PTO Performance    
PTO Horsepower, Basic / Optional Transmission, hp (kW) 47.5 (35.4) 43 (22)
PTO Speeds, rpm 540 540 std; 540/540E opt.
PTO operational Type (Independent; Live; Continuous) Independent Independent
Basic Engine    
Engine Make Shibaura Case IH FPT
Engine Model N844L-T S8000 Series
Number of Cylinders 4 3
Displacement, cu in (L) 135.2 (2.2) 179 (2.93)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.31 (84) 4.09 (104)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.94 (100) 4.53 (115)
Block Design, Replaceable Liners Parent bore block Parent bore
Aspiration, Turbocharged or Naturally Aspirated Turbocharged Wastegate turbocharged, aftercooled
Fuel System    
Fuel System Description In-Line Pump System High pressure common rail
Fuel System Control, Electronic or Mechanical Mechanical Electronic
Fuel Injection to combustion chamber, Direct or Indirect Indirect Direct
Emission and Exhaust Treatment    
Emission Level, US EPA Tier Tier 3 Tier 4B / Final
Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) w/Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) No No
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) No External Cooled EGR
Cleanup Catalyst (CUC) No No
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) No DOC standard
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) No No
Exhaust Pipe, Vertical stack or Horizontal Vertical stack Vertical stack
Cooling System    
Fan Drive Type Belt Belt, fixed ratio
Electrical System    
System Rating, Volts 12 12
Alternator Rating, Amps 55 120
Basic Transmission Configuration    
Manufacturer's Description 8x8 Synchro Shuttle 8Fx8R Mechanical Shuttle
Transmission Type Gear Synchro-shuttle
Number of Forward / Reverse Speeds 8F / 8R 8F / 8R
Maximum Speed Forward, mph (kph) 20.84 (33.5) 18.6 (30)
Creeper Range Available No See 12x12 w/ creeper option
Shuttle (Forward-Reverse) Available Yes Mechanical synchro-shuttle std.
Optional Transmission 1    
Manufacturer's Description No option 12x12 Power Shuttle
Transmission Type No option 3 ranges, 4 gears; 25 mph (40 kph) w/MFD
Number of Forward / Reverse Speeds No option 12F / 12R
Optional Transmission 2    
Manufacturer's Description No option 12x12 w/opt. creeper
Transmission Type No option 8 additional creeper speeds
Number of Forward / Reverse Speeds No option 20F / 20R
Wheel or Track Configuration    
Drive Wheels or Tracks; 2WD,  4WD, 2WD / 4WD, 2 Tracks or 4 Tracks 2WD / 4WD 2WD / 4WD
Steering Configuration: Front Steer, Frame Articulated, or Track-type Steer Front Steer Front Steer
Rear Axle Assembly    
Final Drive Location and Description Inboard/ Planetary Inboard planetary
Axle Output End, Flange or Bar Flange Flange
Axle Bar Diameter, in (mm) No bar axle No bar axle
Front Axle    
Suspended Front Axle Available No No
Service Brake Type Wet Disc Wet disc
Hydraulic System    
Hydraulic System Type Open Center Open center
Main Hydraulic Pump Type Fixed Displacement Gear Pump Dual gear pumps
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 11.6 (44) 12.6 (47.7)
Optional Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) No option No option
Number of Standard Remote Valves 1 std; 2nd opt. 2 std.; 3rd opt.
3-Point Hitch Features    
3-Point Hitch Category Category 2 / 1 Category 1 / 2
Optional Hitch Category Category 1 No option
Draft Sensing or Lift Control Top Link - Mechanical Draft and Position control, top link sensing
Draft Link Ends Telescopic Yes Optional
3-Point Hitch Lift Capacity    
Standard Lift Capacity 24 Inches behind pin, lb (kg) 2,580 (1170) 4,299 (1950)
Optional Lift Capacity 24 Inches behind pin, lb (kg) No option 4,740 (2150)
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) np 5,952 (2700)
Optional Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) No option 6,614 (3000)
Drawbar Description Swinging Swinging, extendable
Wheelbase / Trackbase    
Wheelbase, 2WD, in (mm) 77.56 (1970) 81.2 (2063)
Wheelbase/Trackbase, MFD/4WD or Track, in (mm) 77.16 (1960) 81.8 (2078)
Length, 2WD, incl. Hitch/Drawbar, in (mm) 131.1 (3331) 151.8 (3856)
Length, MFD/4WD or track, incl. Hitch/Drawbar, in (mm) 133.5 (3390) 151.8 (3856)
Vertical Dimensions    
Height to Top of Cab, in (mm)  No Cab 100.2 (2545)
Height to Top of ROPS raised, in (mm) 95.9 (2435) No open ROPS
Width w/Tires or Tracks    
Overall Width, with standard wheels or tracks, in (mm) 67.7 (1720) 61.5 (1562) flange to flange
Weight (w/Tires or Tracks)    
Weight, 2WD w/ROPS, lb (kg) 3,770 (1710) No open ROPS
Weight, MFD/4WD w/ROPS, lb (kg) 4,078 (1850) No open ROPS
Weight, 2WD w/Cab, lb (kg) No Cab 6,173 (2800)
Weight, MFD/4WD or Tracks w/Cab, without ballast, lb (kg) No Cab 6,834 (3100)
Weight, Total allowable, w/maximum ballast, lb (kg) np 7,848 (3560) w/opt. ballast
Tire / Track Size    
Front Tire Size, 2WD 7.5x16 6PR F2 9.5L-15 F2
Front Tire Size orTrack Width, MFD/4WD or Track 9.5x24 6PR R1 11.2-24 R1 or 12.4 R20 A8 R1W Ag
Rear Tire Size or Track Width 14.9x28, 6PR R1 16.9-30 R1 (w/4WD) or 16.9 R28 A8 R1W Ag (w/2WD)
Revision Date Archived 06May2015 10/4/2018