John Deere 35G Parts and Parts Manual PDF

John Deere 35G Parts

The John Deere 35G is a compact excavator designed for versatility and productivity in tight spaces. Here are some key features:

– Powered by a 24.8 hp Yanmar 3TNV88C-MJT engine that meets EPA Final Tier 4 emission standards for fuel efficiency.

– Zero tail swing design allows operation in confined areas without the risk of hitting surrounding objects with the counterweight.

– Digging force of 7,468 lbs and lifting capacity of 1,230 lbs for tackling tough jobs.

– Choice of rubber tracks for paved surfaces or steel tracks for rugged terrain. Optional rubber grousers combine flexibility and serviceability.

– Spacious cab with HVAC, high-back suspension seat, adjustable armrests, and tilt steering wheel for operator comfort.

– Safety features like travel alarm, rearview camera, and emergency stop buttons.

– Hydraulic system with dual variable displacement pumps for faster cycle times and ability to operate multiple functions simultaneously.

– Can be equipped with various attachments like buckets, thumbs, augers, and breakers for increased versatility.

The 35G is a small but powerful excavator suitable for construction, landscaping, agriculture, and utility work, offering maneuverability, comfort, and performance in a compact package.

John Deere 35g Specs


  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Model: 3TNV88F
  • Displacement: 1.642 L (100.3
  • Net Power: 17.4 kW (23.3 hp) at 2,400 rpm
  • Meets EPA Final Tier 4/EU Stage IV emissions


  • Open center with 2 variable-displacement pumps and 1 fixed-gear pump
  • Piston Pump Flow: 2 x 38.4 L/min (2 x 10.1 gpm)
  • Gear Pump Flow: 22.8 L/min (6.0 gpm)
  • Auxiliary Flow: 61.2 L/min (16.2 gpm)

Upper structure

  • Swing Speed: 9.0 rpm
  • Swing Brake: Spring applied, hydraulically released, automatic disc type


  • Track Width: 300 mm (12 in.) rubber track
  • Ground Pressure:
    • 1315 mm (4 ft 4 in) arm, canopy, std counterweight: 32.0 kPa (4.6 psi)
    • 1315 mm (4 ft 4 in) arm, cab, std counterweight: 33.0 kPa (4.8 psi)
    • 1715 mm (5 ft 8 in) arm, canopy, extra counterweight: 33.7 kPa (4.9 psi)
    • 1715 mm (5 ft 8 in) arm, cab, extra counterweight: 35.2 kPa (5.1 psi)

Operating Weights

  • 1315 mm (4 ft 4 in) arm, canopy, std counterweight: 3453 lb (1568 kg)
  • 1315 mm (4 ft 4 in) arm, cab, std counterweight: 3607 lb (1636 kg)
  • 1715 mm (5 ft 8 in) arm, canopy, extra counterweight: 3307 lb (1501 kg)
  • 1715 mm (5 ft 8 in) arm, cab, extra counterweight: 3462 lb (1572 kg)

John Deere 35g Parts List

Engine Components

  • Air filter
  • Oil filter
  • Fuel filter
  • Engine oil
  • Coolant
  • Fan belt
  • Water pump
  • Radiator
  • Starter motor
  • Alternator
  • Battery

Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic oil filter
  • Hydraulic pump
  • Control valves
  • Cylinders (boom, arm, bucket)
  • Hoses and fittings
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Relief valves
  • Hydraulic reservoir


  • Track chains
  • Track shoes
  • Idlers
  • Sprockets
  • Rollers (top and bottom)
  • Track tension adjuster

Electrical System

  • Wiring harness
  • Fuses and relays
  • Lights (work lights, cab lights)
  • Control panel
  • Sensors (temperature, pressure, etc.)
  • Switches

Operator’s Cab

  • Seat
  • Seat belt
  • Control levers
  • Joysticks
  • Monitor/display
  • Cab glass
  • Heater/AC unit

Buckets and Attachments

  • Standard digging bucket
  • Trenching bucket
  • Grading bucket
  • Hydraulic thumb
  • Quick coupler
  • Ripper


  • Boom
  • Arm
  • Counterweight
  • Swing motor
  • Swing bearing
  • Pins and bushings
  • Grease fittings

Maintenance Supplies

  • Grease
  • Lubricants
  • Cleaning agents
  • Paint (touch-up)

John Deere 35g Parts Diagram

The John Deere parts catalog  provides detailed diagrams showing every part for your machine. Here are the steps to access the 35G parts diagram:

  1. Go to the John Deere parts catalog website:
  2. Enter your model information (35G) and select the appropriate options.
  3. This will bring up the main diagram showing the overall machine.
  4. From there, you can navigate to specific sub-assemblies or components by clicking on the corresponding section of the diagram.
  5. Each sub-diagram will provide part numbers and descriptions for ordering the necessary parts.

The John Deere parts lookup tool is a robust online resource that allows you to easily find and identify genuine OEM parts for the 35G mini excavator. The detailed diagrams make it simple to visualize the components and locate the correct part numbers needed for maintenance or repairs.

John Deere 35g Parts Manual

General Information

  • Serial Number Locations
  • Safety Information
  • General Specifications

2. Engine

  • Engine Assembly
  • Fuel System
  • Cooling System
  • Air Intake System
  • Exhaust System

3. Electrical System

  • Wiring Diagrams
  • Battery and Cables
  • Alternator
  • Starter Motor
  • Lighting
  • Instrument Panel

4. Power Train

  • Transmission
  • Final Drives
  • Tracks and Track Frames
  • Idlers and Rollers
  • Sprockets

5. Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Pump
  • Control Valves
  • Cylinders (Boom, Arm, Bucket)
  • Hydraulic Lines and Hoses
  • Hydraulic Filters

6. Undercarriage

  • Track Assembly
  • Track Shoes
  • Track Rollers
  • Idlers
  • Track Tension Adjusters

7. Swing System

  • Swing Motor
  • Swing Gearbox
  • Swing Bearing

8. Boom, Arm, and Attachments

  • Boom Assembly
  • Arm Assembly
  • Bucket Assembly
  • Hydraulic Thumb
  • Quick Coupler

9. Operator’s Station

  • Cab Assembly
  • Seat and Seatbelt
  • Controls (Levers, Joysticks)
  • Displays and Gauges
  • HVAC System

10. Miscellaneous

  • Counterweight
  • Machine Frame
  • Service Equipment
  • Decals and Safety Labels

11. Maintenance

  • Lubrication Points
  • Maintenance Schedule
  • Service Intervals

Each section typically includes exploded diagrams showing the components and their relationships, along with part numbers, descriptions, and quantities. This structure makes it easier to locate, identify, and order replacement parts or perform repairs and maintenance.

John Deere 35g Weight

The operating weight of the John Deere 35G compact excavator is:

  • 1568 kg (3,453 lb) for the canopy model with standard 1315-mm (4 ft 4 in) arm and standard counterweight
  • 1715 kg (3,780 lb) for the canopy model with long 1715-mm (5 ft 8 in) arm and extra counterweight.
  • 3690 kg (8,135 lb) according to the manufacturer’s specification.
  • 7760.3 lb (3,520 kg) based on the detailed specs provided

John Deere 35g Lifting Capacity

The lifting capacity of the John Deere 35G compact excavator varies based on factors like boom/arm length, lift radius, and whether it’s over the front or side. Here are some key lifting capacities from the manufacturer’s specifications:
With the standard 1315-mm (4 ft 4 in) arm and standard counterweight:
Maximum lift capacity over the front at ground level = 1568 kg (3,453 lb)
Maximum lift capacity over the side at ground level = 1075 kg (2,365 lb)
With the optional 1715-mm (5 ft 8 in) long arm and extra counterweight:
Maximum lift capacity over the front at ground level = 1501 kg (3,307 lb)
Maximum lift capacity over the side at ground level = 965 kg (2,123 lb)
The lift capacities decrease as the working radius increases. For example, with the standard arm over the front, the lift capacity at a 3m (9.8 ft) radius is 870 kg (1,912 lb

John Deere 35g Attachments

The John Deere 35G compact excavator is designed to work with a wide variety of attachments to increase its versatility on the jobsite. Here are some of the key attachments available for the 35G:
Standard digging buckets in widths from 12 to 36 inches
Ditch cleaning buckets from 34 to 42 inches wide for loose materials
Grading buckets like the GB4 model
Hydraulic Work Tools
Hydraulic hammers/breakers for breaking concrete or rock
Hydraulic thumbs/clamps for improved grappling ability
Augers and drill attachments
Quick Couplers
The 35G comes standard with a mechanical quick coupler
Allows quick changes between attachments like buckets, hammers, thumbs, etc.
Arm Options
Long 1715mm (5’8″) arm increases reach and dig depth
Additional counterweight for improved lift capacities with long arm
Other attachments like rippers, rakes, grapples, and plate compactors can further expand the machine’s capabilities on various jobsites.
The wedge-style quick coupler and auxiliary hydraulics make swapping most attachments a simple process.

John Deere 35g Bucket

The John Deere 35G compact excavator is compatible with a wide range of bucket attachments to suit different applications. Here are some of the key bucket options available:

Standard Digging Buckets

Widths from 12 inches (300mm) to 36 inches (915mm)
Heavy-duty design for general excavating and digging
Example: 30-inch (762mm) general purpose buckets

Ditch Cleaning/Grading Buckets

Widths like 39 inches (990mm) and 48 inches (1200mm)
Designed for loose materials and grading/leveling work

Micro Trenching/Plumbing Buckets

Deep, narrow buckets for trenching and plumbing work
Widths of 15 inches (380mm) and 27 inches (700mm) with depths up to 27 inches (700mm)

Tilt Grading Buckets

48-inch (1200mm) grading bucket with hydraulic tilt function
Allows precise grading without repositioning the machine
The 35G comes standard with a mechanical quick coupler to enable fast attachment changes between buckets and other work tools5. Buckets are available to match the machine’s standard or optional long arm configurations

John Deere 35g Tracks

The John Deere 35G compact excavator uses rubber tracks with the following specifications:

Standard Track Size: 300×52.5×86 (width x pitch x number of links)12345Width: 300mm (11.8 inches)
Pitch: 52.5mm
86 links
Optional Wide Track Size: 320x54x843Width: 320mm (12.6 inches)
Pitch: 54mm
84 links

The tracks are available in different tread patterns like C-lug, V-lug, block, and straight bar to suit various terrain and application needs. Common tread options include:

C-lug/H-lug: General purpose, good for mud, dirt, rocks
Block: Balanced grip and durability for hard surfaces and loose terrain
Straight bar: Designed for wet, muddy conditions.

The tracks utilize robust rubber compounds and steel cores/links for enhanced durability and resistance to cutting/tearing. Proper track tension and timely replacement (around 1200-1600 hours) is recommended for optimal performance.

How to replace John Deere 35g Tracks

Here are the steps to replace the rubber tracks on a John Deere 35G compact excavator:

Lift the machine safely off the ground using the blade or boom/bucket to access the tracks. Ensure the machine is stable and secure.
Release the track tension by removing the grease valve inside the access hole. This allows the track to loosen.
Use a pry bar or chisel to unseat the track from the sprocket at the front idler end. Gradually work the track off the undercarriage components like the carrier rollers.
Compare the old and new tracks to ensure they are the correct size – 300×52.5×86 for standard or 320x54x84 for optional wide tracks. Check if the tracks are directional or not.
Start installing the new track by guiding it over the rear sprocket first, then around the front idler and carrier rollers.
Ensure proper seating on all components.
Reinstall the grease valve and use a grease gun to tension the new track by pumping grease until the track can no longer be moved vertically.
Run the machine briefly and recheck the track tension, adjusting with more grease if needed for proper deflection.

John Deere 35g Horsepower

The John Deere 35G compact excavator has a net horsepower rating of 23.3 hp (17.4 kW).

This power comes from a Yanmar-built engine, not manufactured by John Deere itself.13In comparison, the competing Kubota KX033-4 compact excavator has a higher horsepower of 24.8 hp from a Kubota-built engine.

The 35G’s 23.3 hp rating “falls just short of Kubota’s mark”13 and highlight Kubota’s advantage of manufacturing their own engines for the KX033-4.13.

While the 35G may have some advantages like slightly higher auxiliary hydraulic flow and ground pressure rating, the Kubota KX033-4 outperforms the 35G in several key specs including displacement, dumping height, digging depth, travel speeds, fuel and hydraulic reserves, and especially bucket digging force (8,138 lbs for Kubota vs 6,085 lbs for Deere).

John Deere 30G vs. 35G Comparison


  • John Deere 30G:
    • Engine Power: 23.3 hp (17.4 kW)
    • Engine Model: Yanmar 3TNV88F-ESR
  • John Deere 35G:
    • Engine Power: 23.3 hp (17.4 kW)
    • Engine Model: Yanmar 3TNV88F-ESR

Both models are equipped with the same engine, offering identical power outputs.

Operating Weight

  • John Deere 30G: 7,220 lbs (3,274 kg)
  • John Deere 35G: 7,760 lbs (3,522 kg)

The 35G is slightly heavier, which can contribute to increased stability during operation.

Digging Depth

  • John Deere 30G: 9 ft 2 in (2.82 m)
  • John Deere 35G: 10 ft 0 in (3.05 m)

The 35G offers a greater digging depth, making it more suitable for deeper excavation tasks.

Arm and Bucket Breakout Forces

  • John Deere 30G:
    • Arm Breakout Force: 3,687 lbf (16.4 kN)
    • Bucket Breakout Force: 6,085 lbf (27.1 kN)
  • John Deere 35G:
    • Arm Breakout Force: 3,700 lbf (16.5 kN)
    • Bucket Breakout Force: 6,085 lbf (27.1 kN)

Both models have similar breakout forces, with the 35G having a slightly higher arm breakout force.

Dimensions and Size

  • John Deere 30G:
    • Overall Width: 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
    • Overall Height: 8 ft 3 in (2.52 m)
  • John Deere 35G:
    • Overall Width: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
    • Overall Height: 8 ft 2 in (2.49 m)

The 35G is wider but slightly shorter in height compared to the 30G.

Travel Speed

  • John Deere 30G:
    • Low Speed: 1.6 mph (2.6 km/h)
    • High Speed: 2.9 mph (4.7 km/h)
  • John Deere 35G:
    • Low Speed: 1.7 mph (2.7 km/h)
    • High Speed: 2.9 mph (4.7 km/h)

Travel speeds are nearly identical, with a slight increase in low-speed travel for the 35G.

Additional Features

  • Hydraulic System:
    • Both models feature a robust hydraulic system with auxiliary hydraulics for attachments.
  • Cab Comfort:
    • Ergonomic design with adjustable seating, climate control, and intuitive controls.
  • Serviceability:
    • Easy access to service points and a simplified design for maintenance tasks.


  • John Deere 30G: Best suited for jobs requiring a compact machine with good power and breakout forces, but where the smaller size and slightly lighter weight are advantageous.
  • John Deere 35G: Offers greater digging depth and slightly better stability due to its higher weight and width, making it more suitable for slightly larger or more demanding tasks.

John Deere 35g Fuel Capacity

The fuel tank capacity of the John Deere 35G compact excavator is 42 liters (11.1 gallons.

This specification is clearly stated in the technical data sheet provided by Brandt, which lists the “Refill Capacities” for the 35G model, including “Fuel Tank 42 L (11.1 gal.)”

John Deere 35g Quick Coupler

The John Deere 35G compact excavator comes standard with a mechanical quick coupler that allows for easy attachment changes. However, it can also be equipped with a hydraulic quick coupler for even faster and more convenient attachment swapping directly from the operator’s cab.The hydraulic quick coupler option for the 35G is offered by various manufacturers and suppliers:

  • Brandt offers a hydraulic quick coupler specifically designed for the John Deere 35 Series excavators like the 35G. It provides the ability to change attachments without leaving the cab.
  • Generic hydraulic quick couplers like the ones listed on eBay (part numbers KV13884 AT31287 and 4486229 AT312877) are also compatible with the 35G and other Deere compact excavator models.

The hydraulic quick coupler system uses hydraulic cylinders to engage and disengage the attachment from inside the cab, eliminating the need to manually handle the coupler pins and wedges. This increases efficiency, safety and uptime on the jobsite. Some key benefits of the hydraulic over the standard mechanical coupler include:

  • Quicker attachment changes from the comfort of the cab. Reduced risk of injury from manually handling attachment
  • Ability to reuse the coupler on future machine upgrades

John Deere 35g Hydraulic Oil

  • The 35G uses a specialized hydraulic fluid called Super EX 46 HN, which is a non-zinc, ashless extreme-pressure hydraulic oil with ISO viscosity grade 46.
  • This hydraulic fluid is shared between John Deere and Hitachi excavators as part of a marketing agreement between the two companies. It is the factory-fill and recommended service fluid.
  • The hydraulic tank capacity of the 35G is 32 liters (8.5 gallons).
  • The hydraulic system has an open center design with two variable-displacement piston pumps providing a combined flow of 76.8 L/min (20.2 gpm), plus one fixed-gear pump at 22.8 L/min (6.0 gpm).
  • The Super EX 46 HN fluid is formulated with high-quality base oils, antioxidants, and specialized non-zinc additives to provide heat resistance, wear protection, oxidation resistance, and stable viscosity across the operating temperature range.
  • It is crucial not to mix this fluid with conventional zinc-based hydraulic oils, as it uses an alternate additive chemistry designed specifically for excavator hydraulic systems.

John Deere 35g Fuel Filter

The John Deere 35G compact excavator uses a two-stage fuel filtration system consisting of a primary and a final fuel filter. 

  • Part number: MIU801025
  • This is the first stage that removes larger contaminants from the fuel.
  • It has a built-in water separator to capture any water present in the fuel.
  • Needs to be drained regularly to remove collected water.

Final Fuel Filter:

  • Part number: MIU801267
  • This is the second stage that provides finer filtration to protect the fuel injection system.
  • Removes smaller particles down to 2 microns in size.
  • Ensures clean fuel delivery to the engine for optimal performance.

Replacing these filters regularly, as per the recommended service intervals, is crucial for maintaining proper fuel system operation and preventing issues like contamination, water ingress, or premature component wear.

The primary filter should be changed around every 500 service hours, while the final filter typically needs replacement every 1000 hours or annually.

Proper filter installation following the torque specifications is also important to avoid leaks or damage.

John Deere 35g Air Filter

The John Deere 35G compact excavator uses a two-stage air filtration system consisting of a primary and secondary air filter. Here are the details:Primary Air Filter:

  • Part number: FYD00001540R
  • This is the outer, primary filter that traps larger dust and debris particles.
  • Needs to be replaced regularly, typically around every 500 service hours.

Secondary Air Filter:

  • Part number: FYD00001541R (not listed in search results)
  • This is the inner, safety filter that provides additional filtration if the primary filter gets damaged.
  • Has a longer service interval, usually replaced every 1000 hour
  • Replacing the air filters according to the recommended intervals is crucial for preventing dust ingestion into the engine, which can lead to accelerated wear and decreased performance.
  • The primary FYD00001540R filter is a common service item and readily available from John Deere dealers, parts stores like AP Air, and online retailers like eBay
  • Change the air filters, the process typically involves:
  1. Unlocking and removing the air filter housing cover
  2. Carefully removing the primary and secondary filters
  3. Inspecting and cleaning the housing
  4. Installing the new filters properly without knocking off dust

Proper filter installation following torque specs is important to prevent leaks and ensure effective filtration for the 35G’s engine.

John Deere 35g Final Drive

The John Deere 35G compact excavator utilizes hydraulic final drive motors to power and propel the rubber track undercarriage system. These final drive motors are critical components that require periodic maintenance or replacement.

– The 35G uses two separate hydraulic final drive motors, one for each track.

– Aftermarket suppliers like Final Drive Parts, Hydraulic America, Texas Final Drive, and Final Drive Motors offer new and remanufactured replacement final drive motors specifically for the 35G model.

– Typical pricing for a new aftermarket final drive motor for the 35G ranges from around $1,650 to $1,945 USD.

– Some suppliers offer complete final drive replacement kits that include the motor, housing, brake components, and all required seals/gaskets for a comprehensive repair solution.

– Proper installation and adherence to torque specifications is crucial to prevent leaks and ensure optimal performance of the final drive system.

– Suppliers like Final Drive Motors provide lifetime warranty coverage on their replacement 35G final drive motors for added peace of mind.

Regularly inspecting and servicing the final drive motors is essential to maintain proper track operation and prevent premature failures that can lead to costly downtime on the jobsite. Aftermarket suppliers provide cost-effective OEM-quality replacement options for the 35G’s final drive components.

John Deere 35g Battery

The John Deere 35G compact excavator uses a 12V lead-acid battery to provide power for starting the engine and running electrical components.

– The recommended replacement battery is a 12V 35Ah (Amp-hour) size
– This is a common lawn/garden equipment battery size that provides sufficient cranking power
– Brands like Interstate and John Deere offer batteries specifically designed for the 35G model
– Interstate’s MT series 12V 35Ah battery is an affordable option with a 24-month warranty
– Batteries Plus Bulbs and other retailers carry heavy-duty 12V 35Ah batteries suitable for the 35G

It’s important to use the correct 12V 35Ah battery size and specifications to ensure proper operation and avoid issues like insufficient cranking power or premature battery failure.

Proper battery installation, cable connections, and regular maintenance like checking water levels (if applicable) and cleaning terminals is also crucial for reliable starts and optimal battery life in the 35G excavator.

Replacing the battery every 2-3 years or as needed is recommended to maintain peak performance and prevent getting stranded on the jobsite due to a dead battery. Authorized John Deere dealers can provide OEM batteries specifically designed for the 35G’s requirements.