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The Cat® 903C2 delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. Spacious cab with joystick control keeps you comfortable throughout the work day, allowing you to get more done. Loader design delivers strength and durability with superior control.

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Engine

Maximum Gross Power
42 HP
Net Power
40 HP
Bore
3.4 in
Stroke
4 in
Displacement
147 in³
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 Rating
40 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 Rating
40 HP
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 Rating
40 HP
Note
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Weights

Operating Weight
9060 lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.6-1.0 m3 (0.8-1.3 yd3)

Hydraulic System

Main Relief
2988 psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
0.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
4.8 s
3rd Auxiliary Flow
14 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float
3.2 s

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Oil
2.4 gal (US)
Cooling System
3 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
6.3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
11.4 gal (US)

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2000 Level I

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Reach - Ground Level
3.2 ft
Dig Depth
8 in
Machine Width**
5.6 ft
Tire Gauge
4.3 ft
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6 ft
Maximum Reach
5 ft
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.4 ft
Wheel Base
5.9 ft
Cab Height
8.2 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.1 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9 ft
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5 ft
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.4 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5 ft
Overall Length - With Forks
17 ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Load Over Height
9.2 ft
Steering Angle - Left/Right
80°
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Maximum Fork Height
9.8 ft
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
12.9 ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Ground Clearance
1.3 ft

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Rated Capacity
0.8 yd³
Bucket Type
General Purpose
Maximum Material Density
2545 lb/yd³
Bucket Width
70 in
Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Dump Height
90 in

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
3760 lb
Tire Size
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8 yd³
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2410 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1940 lb
Operating Weight
9105 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4060 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
1875 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2030 lb
Breakout Force
5170 lbf
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4500 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4840 lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9480 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1805 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2590 lb

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6 ft
Maximum Reach
5.4 ft
Tire Gauge
4.3 ft
Cab Height
8.2 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.6 ft
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.9 ft
Wheel Base
5.9 ft
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Maximum Dump Height*
8 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5 ft
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.4 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Load Over Height
9.6 ft
Overall Length - With Forks
17.5 ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8 ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Maximum Fork Height
10.3 ft
Steering Angle - Left/Right
80°
Articulation Angle
40°
Ground Clearance
1.3 ft
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
13.2 ft
Dig Depth
8 in
Machine Width**
5.6 ft
Reach - Ground Level
3.7 ft

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Breakout Force
5170 lbf
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5070 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5445 lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9435 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1960 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2800 lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4300 lb
Tire Size
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8 yd³
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2610 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
2105 lb
Operating Weight
9060 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4610 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2150 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2305 lb

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Dump Height
85 in
Rated Capacity
1.3 yd³
Bucket Type
Light Material
Maximum Material Density
1480 lb/yd³
Bucket Width
74 in
Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight

Transmission

Travel Speed
10 mile/h