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Cat® Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. The new 986K builds upon this legacy of durability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability and sustainability.

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Engine

Net Power
373 HP
Emissions
Tier 4 Final/Stage V, or China Nonroad Stage III and Brazil MAR-1 equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA
Gross Power - ISO 14396
449 HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995
456 HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 (DIN)
462 HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396
449 HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN)
455 HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - EEC 80/1269
373 HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - EEC 80/1269 (DIN)
378 HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249
373 HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN)
378 HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349
373 HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349 (DIN)
378 HP
Bore
5.4 in
Stroke
6.75 in
Displacement
927 in²
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1778 lb/ft
Torque Rise
16%
Engine Model
C15 Cat®

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight
98806 lb
Operating Weight - Standard
97785 lb
Operating Weight - High Lift
104005 lb
Rated Payload - Quarry Face
11 ton (US)
Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard)
14 ton (US)
Rated Payload - Loose Material (High Lift)
12.1 ton (US)
Rated Payload - Standard (Quarry Face)
11 ton (US)
Rated Payload - Standard Lift (Low to Moderate Digging Resistance)
14 ton (US)
Rated Payload - High Lift (Quarry Face)
11 ton (US)
Rated Payload - High Lift (Low to Moderate Digging Resistance)
12.1 ton (US)
Bucket Capacity Range
5-10,3 m³ (6,5-13,5 yd.³)
Cat Truck Match - Standard
770/735/740/745
Cat Truck Match - High Lift
772/773

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
5-10,3 m³ (6,5-13,5 yd.³)

Transmission

Transmission Type
Cat-Planeten-Lastschaltgetriebe
Forward - 1
5 mile/h
Forward - 2
8 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2
8 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 3
14 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4
24 mile/h
Reverse - 1
5 mile/h
Reverse - 2
8 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2
9 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3
16 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 4
25.4 mile/h

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
Load Sense
Lift/Tilt System - Pump
2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Maximum Flow at 2,165 rpm
123 gal/min
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
4050 psi
Lift Cylinder - Bore
7.5 in
Lift Cylinder - Stroke
45 in
Tilt Cylinder - Bore
6.7 in
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke
28.4 in

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Rack Back
4.5 s
Raise
9 s
Dump
3.5 s
Lower
5.2 s
Lower Float Down
4.3 s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time
21.3 s

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank - Short Lift
127 gal (US)
Cooling Systems
26 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank (For Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Only)
6 gal (US)
Transmission
20 gal (US)
Axle Oil - Differentials and Final Drives - Front
49 gal (US)
Axle Oil - Differentials and Final Drives - Rear
45 gal (US)
Hydraulic System Factory Fill
87 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only
34 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
141 gal (US)
Crankcase
9 gal (US)

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equiv

Axles

Front
Fixed
Rear
Trunnion
Oscillation Angle
±12.5°
Oscillation Angle - Chain Arrangement
±8.5°

Brakes

Brakes
ISO 3450:2011

Hydraulic System - Steering

ISO 5010:2007 - Steering System - Circuit
Load Sense
ISO 5010:2007 - Steering System - Pump
Piston, variable displacement
ISO 5010:2007 - Maximum Flow at 1,400 rpm
52 gal/min
ISO 5010:2007 - Steering Cutoff Pressure
4000 psi
ISO 5010:2007 - Total Steering Angle
70°

Operator's Cab

ROPS/FOPS
ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471:2008 (ROPS) and ISO 3449:2005 Level II (FOPS)

Sound Performance - Standard

Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
72 dB(A)
Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
112 dB(A)
Note
  • The operator sound pressure level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6396:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine coo

Sound Performance - Suppression

Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
72 dB(A)
Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
110 dB(A)
Note
  • The operator sound pressure level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6396:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine coo

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift Linkage

Ground to Top of ROPS
13.5 ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
13.3 ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.7 ft
Ground to Center of Front Axle
3.2 ft
Ground to Fuel Tank Clearance
2.3 ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.5 ft
Reach - Maximum Lift
7.1 ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
10.1 ft
B-Pin Height - Maximum Lift
16.1 ft
Maximum Overall Height - Bucket Raised
22.4 ft
Rear Axle - Centerline to Bumper
10.3 ft
Wheel Base
12.5 ft
Maximum Overall Length
36.6 ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
13.8 ft
Note
  • All dimensions are approximate.
  • Specs are calculated with a 6.1 m³ (8.0 yd³) rock bucket.

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift Linkage

Ground to Top of ROPS
13.5 ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
13.3 ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.7 ft
Ground to Center of Front Axle
3.2 ft
Ground to Fuel Tank Clearance
2.3 ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.5 ft
Reach - Maximum Lift
7.4 ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.6 ft
B-Pin Height - Maximum Lift
17.6 ft
Maximum Overall Height - Bucket Raised
23.9 ft
Rear Axle - Centerline to Bumper
10.3 ft
Wheel Base
12.5 ft
Maximum Overall Length
38 ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
15.3 ft
Note
  • All dimensions are approximate.
  • Specs are calculated with a 6.1 m³ (8.0 yd³) rock bucket.