Tuning The John Deere 6175R

2018 John Deere 6R Series

6175  – 6.8L



Phonenix L33 ECU

The Challenge

This blog post explores the cost-effective method of improving your tractor’s capabilities by tuning the John Deere 6175R, rather than investing in a higher horsepower model on paper. The key to this enhancement lies in ECU tuning, which allows adjustments to the Phoenix ECU settings to unleash additional power and torque.

Our discussion centers on the John Deere 6175R, featuring a 6.8L diesel engine controlled by a Phoenix L33 ECU. This model includes ERG, DPF, and Adblue (SCR/DEF) for emissions systems. Although the 6175R is part of the 6R Series Row-crop tractors and serves as the smallest large frame model, there’s no need to incur the expense of upgrading to a larger model if the only requirement is increased power. Alt Tune has the expertise to transform your tractor, providing cost savings on expensive upgrades and mechanical bills.

The Solution

Recognizing the critical need for farmers to have their tractors operating optimally, we tailor each tune not only to the specific tractor but also to the owner’s requirements and the environmental working conditions. This customization ensures not only the best results but also safety. With a custom tune from Alt Tune, your John Deere 6175R will experience enhanced power and torque, optimizing job completion time and fuel efficiency. Additional benefits include increased towing capacity and an improved overall driving experience. We are using Alientech KESS3 to get these results. 

Standard factory emissions settings can lead to numerous issues. To address this, we have developed a solution by adjusting the emission settings in the ECU. This resolves problems and ensures that your John Deere 6175R becomes more reliable, saving you from significant mechanical expenses. In summary, we can assist you in saving money while optimizing your machine to achieve the best results for your agricultural operations.

Increased Power


Power Increase


Torque Increase

Further Benefits Of ECU Tuning The John Deere 6175R

Increased Power and Torque

With more power and torque, a tuned tractor can handle heavier loads and perform tasks more efficiently. It allows the tractor to pull or push larger implements, haul heavier loads, and complete tasks faster, resulting in increased productivity.

Years of Development

We have been tuning John Deere’s 6.8L diesel engine for years, and understand how they work as well as the limitation on factory hardware.


Easy and fast programming

Easy, fast and non-evasive via programming the factory-fitted diagnostic port.

So, if you’re looking to take your John Deere tractor to the next level, don’t hesitate to reach out to us! Our dedicated team is ready to unleash the full potential of your vehicle and make your driving dreams a reality!


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