986K Wheel Loader

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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Net Power
373 hp
Operating Weight
98806 lb
Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™

Product Specs

Engine

Net Power
373hp
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.75in
Displacement
927in3
Torque Rise
16%
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, China Nonroad Stage III, and Brazil MAR-1
Gross Power – ISO 14396
449hp
Peak Power Speed: 1,600 rpm – SAE J1995
456hp
Peak Torque @ 1,200 rpm – SAE J1995
1778lb-ft
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 (DIN)
462HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396
449HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN)
455HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - EEC 80/1269
373HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - EEC 80/1269 (DIN)
378HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249
373HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN)
378HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349
373HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349 (DIN)
378HP
Net Power
373HP
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.75in
Displacement
927in³
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, China Nonroad Stage III, and Brazil MAR-1
Gross Power - ISO 14396
449HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995
456HP
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1778lb/ft
Torque Rise
16%

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight
98806lb
Bucket Capacity Range
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
Cat Truck Match - Standard
770/735/740/745
Cat Truck Match - High Lift
772/773
Rated Payload - Loose Material (High Lift)
12.1t
Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard)
14t
Rated Payload - Quarry Face
11t
Operating Weight – Standard
97785lb
Operating Weight – High Lift
104005lb
Rated Payload - Standard (Quarry Face)
11t
Rated Payload - Standard (Loose Material)
14t
Rated Payload - High Lift (Quarry Face)
11t
Rated Payload - High Lift (Loose Material)
12.1t
Operating Weight
98806lb
Operating Weight - High Lift
104005lb
Operating Weight - Standard
97785lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)

Transmission

Transmission Type
Cat Planetary Power Shift
Forward 1
5mph
Forward 2
8mph
Reverse 1
5mph
Reverse 2
8mph
Direct Drive – Forward 2
8mph
Direct Drive – Reverse 2
9mph
Direct Drive - Forward 3
14mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4
24mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3
16mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 4
25.4mile/h
Transmission Type
Cat Planetary Power Shift
Forward - 1
5mile/h
Forward - 2
8mile/h
Reverse - 1
5mile/h
Reverse - 2
8mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2
8mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2
9mile/h

Axles

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

Hydraulic Cycle Time

Rackback
4.5Seconds
Raise
9Seconds
Dump
3.5Seconds
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time
21.3Seconds
Lower Float Down
4.3Seconds

Service Refill Capacities

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

Brakes

Brakes
ISO 3450:2011
Brakes
ISO 3450:2011

Hydraulic System – Lift/Tilt

Lift/Tilt System – Circuit
Load Sense
Lift/Tilt System Pumps
2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Relief Valve Setting – Lift/Tilt
4050psi
Lift Cylinder – Bore
7.5in
Lift Cylinder – Stroke
45in
Tilt Cylinder – Bore
6.7in
Tilt Cylinder – Stroke
28.4in

Hydraulic Cycle Times

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

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
52gal/min
ISO 5010:2007 - Steering Cutoff Pressure
4000psi
ISO 5010:2007 - Total Steering Angle
70°

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

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

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 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.
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 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.

Operator's Cab

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

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift Linkage

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

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift Linkage

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

Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV - Standard

Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
72dB(A)
Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
112dB(A)

Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Suppression

Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
70dB(A)
Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
110dB(A)

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, single 145 amp
    • Batteries, dry
    • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Lighting system (halogen, work lights, access and service platform lighting)
    • Starting and charging system, 24V
    • Starter emergency start receptacle
  • Operator Environment
    • Graphical Information Display, displays real time operating information, performs calibrations and customizes operator settings
    • Air conditioner
    • Rear vision camera system
    • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized, integrated rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready for entertainment, includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp) and power port
    • Controls, lift and tilt function
    • Heater, defroster
    • Horn, electric
    • Instrumentation, gauges: – Coolant temperature – Fuel level – DEF level – Hydraulic oil temperature – Power train oil temperature
    • Light, cab, dome
    • Lunchbox, beverage holders
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth), air suspension, six-way adjustable
    • Seat belt minder
    • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
    • STIC Control System
    • UV glass
    • Transmission gear indicator
    • Wet-Arm wipers/washers (front and rear): – Intermittent front and rear wipers
    • Lights, directional
  • Power Train
    • Brakes, oil-cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary
    • Case drain screens
    • Crankcase guard
    • Electro hydraulic parking brake
    • Engine, C15 ACERT MEUI diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
    • Ground level engine shutoff
    • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
    • Starting aid, ether, automatic
    • Torque converter, Neutralizer
    • Transmission, planetary powershift, 4F/3R electronic control
    • Manual switch and automatic fuel priming
    • Cat Production Measurement ready
  • Other
    • Automatic bucket lift kickout/positioner
    • Hydraulically driven demand fan
    • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seals
    • Doors, service access (locking)
    • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank
    • Fuel tank, 535 L (141 gal)
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system
    • Cat Clean Emission Module
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Rear access to cab and service platform
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Toe kicks
    • Vandalism protection caplocks

Optional Equipment:

  • Power Train
    • –50° C (–58° F) antifreeze
    • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
    • Engine block heater 120V or 240V
    • High ambient cooling – software
    • Cat Production Measurement
  • Miscellaneous Attachments
    • Front and rear roading fenders
    • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
    • Cold Weather Starting (extra two batteries)
    • Aggregate Handler
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab powered precleaner
    • Cat Detect Vision
    • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
    • Satellite Sirius radio with Bluetooth
    • LED warning strobe
    • CB radio ready
    • Window pull down visor
    • Handrail mounted mirrors