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How do I upgrade the steps on my older John Deere Tractor?

Symptoms
Customers would like to improve the steps on their older tractors to be upgraded with features that are offered on the newer tractors.

Summary
Several step kits and step parts are available that retrofit older tractors. Installation instructions are also available.

Solution Steps

Cab Entry Step Kits

Step kits for easy entry into cab or operator station:

Part Number Description
RE62856 Step Kit (2 step) for 3010,3020,4010, 4020 open station tractors
RE61690 Step Kit (2 step) w/ mounting brackets 30-55 Series Row Crop.
  • Except 4050 (5511-) and open station without 4-post roll-gard
  • For 4030, 4230, and 4040 order R120973 bracket
  • For 2840, 2940, 2950, 2955, 3130, 3140, 3150, 3055, 3155, 3255,
          6 cylinder tractors: order R121296 bracket.
    Note: Make good use of your old step by moving it to the right hand side of the tractor. The step gives the operator easy access to wash windows and work on the tractor.
  • RE163104 Third Step Kit (1 step, plates, hardware) optional step to be used with RE61690 Step Kit.
    R116467 Handrail, optional right handrail to be used w/ RE61690

    Fuel Step Kit for 30 Through 60 Series Tractors
    Steps to tractor side frame to allow access to fuel tank.
    RE186238 - Step Kit (2 step) for 30-60 Series Tractors.

    Note: R78991 Hood handrail is required (came standard on 50-60 Series Tractors, but was not available on 30 and 40 Series Tractors).

    7020 / 7030 (Large Row-Crop) / 8000 / 8010/ 8020 / 8030 Series Tractor Convenience Step Kit
    Steps for easy access to cleaning front windshield and allows operator to reach the GPS receiver on the front of the cab to move to another machine.

    RE284180- Convenience Step Kit (1 step, bracket and hardware).

    *For 7720, 7820, 7920, 8120, 8220, 8320, 8420 also order (1) R202182, (2) 19M7946, (2) 24M7344, (2) 14M7300.

    Reference installation instruction: RE284348

    Affected Equipment
    4030 Tractor       4230 Tractor    
    4430 Tractor       4630 Tractor    
    4040 Tractor       4240 Tractor    
    4440 Tractor       4640 Tractor    
    4840 Tractor       4050 Tractor    
    4250 Tractor       4450 Tractor    
    4650 Tractor       4850 Tractor    
    4055 Tractor       4255 Tractor    
    4455 Tractor       4555 Tractor    
    4755 Tractor       4955 Tractor    
    4760 Tractor       4960 Tractor    
    8200 Tractor       8300 Tractor    
    8400 Tractor       8110 Tractor    
    8210 Tractor       8310 Tractor    
    8410 Tractor       2840 Tractor    
    2940 Tractor       2950 Tractor    
    2955 Tractor       3130 Tractor    
    3140 Tractor       3150 Tractor    
    3055 Tractor       3155 Tractor    
    3255 Tractor       3010 Tractor    
    3020 Tractor       4010 Tractor    
    4020 Tractor       7720 Tractor    
    7820 Tractor       7920 Tractor    
    7630 Tractor      7730 Tractor   
    7830 Tractor      7930 Tractor   
    8130 Tractor      8230 Tractor   
    8330 Tractor      8430 Tractor   
    8530 Tractor   

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