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Overview

Cat® Backhoe Loaders set the industry standard for operator comfort, exceptional performance, versatility and jobsite efficiency.

Engine

Units:
Net Power - SAE J1349 93.0 hp 69.0 kW Less
Engine Model (Standard) Cat® C4.4 ACERT™ DIT Cat® C4.4 ACERT™ DIT Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 102.0 hp 76.0 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 94.0 hp 70.0 kW Less
Gross Power - ISO 14396 100.0 hp 74.0 kW Less
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 94.0 hp 70.0 kW Less
Bore 4.13 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Displacement 268.0 in3 4.4 L Less
Net Peak Power @ 1,800 rpm - EEC 80/1269 97.0 hp 72.0 kW Less
Net Peak Power @ 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 97.0 hp 72.0 kW Less
Net Peak Power @ 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 95.0 hp 71.0 kW Less
Net Torque Rise @ 1400 rpm - Standard 46.0 % 46.0 % Less
Net Peak Torque @ 1400 rpm - Standard - SAE J1349 323.0 lb ft 438.0 N·m Less

Weights

Operating Weight - Maximum 24251.0 lb 11000.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Nominal 15201.0 lb 6895.0 kg Less
Cab, ROPS/FOPS 406.0 lb 184.0 kg Less
Auto-Shift Transmission 119.0 lb 54.0 kg Less
Ride Control 31.0 lb 14.0 kg Less
Four Wheel Drive 353.0 lb 160.0 kg Less
Loader, IT w/QC 434.0 lb 197.0 kg Less
MP Bucket 1.0 m3 (1.3 yd3) w/o Fold-Over Fork 1642.0 lb 745.0 kg Less
Extendible Stick (no weights) 599.0 lb 272.0 kg Less
Air Conditioning 121.0 lb 55.0 kg Less
Counterweights (Option 1) 255.0 lb 115.0 kg Less
Counterweights (Option 2) 530.0 lb 240.0 kg Less
Counterweights (Option 3) 1015.0 lb 460.0 kg Less

Backhoe

Dig Depth - Standard 14.3 ft 4360.0 mm Less
Dig Depth - E-Stick Retracted 14.4 ft 4390.0 mm Less
Dig Depth - E-Stick Extended 17.9 ft 5442.0 mm Less
Reach from Swing Pivot - Standard 18.4 ft 5612.0 mm Less
Reach from Swing Pivot - E-Stick Retracted 18.6 ft 5647.0 mm Less
Reach from Swing Pivot - E-Stick Extended 21.8 ft 6652.0 mm Less
Bucket Rotation 205.0 Degrees 205.0 Degrees Less
Bucket Dig Force - Standard 14086.0 lb 62.66 kN Less
Bucket Dig Force - E-Stick Retracted 13889.0 lb 61.78 kN Less
Bucket Dig Force - E-Stick Extended 13889.0 lb 61.78 kN Less
Stick Dig Force - Standard 9781.0 lb 43.5 kN Less
Stick Dig Force - E-Stick Retracted 9757.0 lb 43.4 kN Less
Stick Dig Force - E-Stick Extended 7122.0 lb 31.68 kN Less
Loading Height - Standard 11.9 ft 3642.0 mm Less
Loading Height - E-Stick Retracted 11.8 ft 3599.0 mm Less
Loading Height - E-Stick Extended 13.67 ft 4169.0 mm Less
Loading Reach - Standard 6.1 ft 1842.0 mm Less
Loading Reach - E-Stick Retracted 6.3 ft 1929.0 mm Less
Loading Reach - E-Stick Extended 9.3 ft 2844.0 mm Less

Loader

Bucket Capacity - General Purpose 1.25 yd3 0.96 m3 Less
Bucket Width - General Purpose 7.42 ft 2262.0 mm Less
Dump Height @ Max Angle - Single Tilt 9.0 ft 2746.0 mm Less
Dump Height @ Max Angle - IT with QC 8.75 ft 2679.0 mm Less
Dump Reach @ Max Angle - Single Tilt 2.66 ft 808.0 mm Less
Dig Depth - Single Tilt 3.0 in 83.0 mm Less
Dump Reach @ Max Angle - IT with QC 2.9 ft 869.0 mm Less
Lift Capacity @ Full Height - Single Tilt 7237.0 lb 3283.0 kg Less
Bucket Breakout Force - Single Tilt 11197.0 lb 49.8 kN Less
Bucket Breakout Force - IT with QC 11484.0 lb 51.1 kN Less
Dig Depth - IT with QC 4.0 in 105.0 mm Less
Lift Capacity @ Full Height - IT with QC 8193.0 lb 3716.0 kg Less

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Closed center, load sensing Closed center, load sensing Less
Pump Capacity (@ 2200 rpm) 43.0 gal/min 163.0 L/min Less
System Pressure - Backhoe 3600.0 psi 25000.0 kPa Less
System Pressure - Loader 3600.0 psi 25000.0 kPa Less
Pump Type Variable-flow, axial piston Variable-flow, axial piston Less
Steering Type Front wheel Front wheel Less
Power Steering Hydrostatic, HMU Hydrostatic, HMU Less
2WD Cylinder - Bore 2.6 in 65.0 mm Less
2WD Cylinder - Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
2WD Cylinder - Rod Diameter 1.4 in 36.0 mm Less
4WD Cylinder - Bore 2.6 in 65.0 mm Less
4WD Cylinder - Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
4WD Cylinder - Rod Diameter 1.4 in 36.0 mm Less
Brake System Inboard, oil-immersed, multiple disc Inboard, oil-immersed, multiple disc Less

Power Train

Power-Shuttle, Forward 1st 3.7 mph 6.0 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Forward 2nd 5.9 mph 9.6 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Forward 3rd 12.0 mph 20.0 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Forward 4th 25.0 mph 40.0 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Reverse 1st 3.7 mph 6.0 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Reverse 2nd 5.9 mph 9.6 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Reverse 3rd 12.0 mph 20.0 km/h Less
Power-Shuttle, Reverse 4th 25.0 mph 40.0 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Forward 1st 3.7 mph 5.9 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Forward 2nd 5.9 mph 9.5 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Forward 3rd 12.0 mph 20.0 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Forward 4th 17.0 mph 27.0 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Forward 5th 25.0 mph 41.0 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Reverse 1st 3.7 mph 5.9 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Reverse 2nd 7.8 mph 13.0 km/h Less
Auto-Shift (opt), Reverse 3rd 17.0 mph 27.0 km/h Less

Operating Specifications - Backhoe

Turning Circle: outside, front wheels 26.8 ft 8.18 m Less
Turning Circle: outside, widest loading bucket 36.0 ft 10.97 m Less

Service Refills

Cooling System 5.8 gal 22.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 45.0 gal 170.0 L Less
Engine Oil w/Filter 2.0 gal 7.6 L Less
Transmission-Torque Converter, 2WD, Power Shuttle 4.9 gal 18.5 L Less
Transmission-Torque Converter, 4WD, Power Shuttle 4.9 gal 18.5 L Less
Rear Axle 4.4 gal 16.5 L Less
Rear Axle, Planetaries 0.4 gal 1.7 L Less
Front Axle, 4WD 2.9 gal 11.0 L Less
Front Axle, Planetaries 0.2 gal 0.7 L Less
Hydraulic System 25.1 gal 95.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 11.1 gal 42.0 L Less
Transmission-Torque Converter, 4WD, Auto Shift 5.0 gal 19.0 L Less

Standards

Brakes SAE J/ISO 3450, ISO 3450 1996 SAE J/ISO 3450, ISO 3450 1996 Less
Cab - ROPS SAE J1040 May 1994/ISO 3741 1994 SAE J1040 May 1994/ISO 3741 1994 Less
Cab - FOPS SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 LEVEL II and ISO 3449: 1992 LEVEL II SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 LEVEL II and ISO 3449: 1992 LEVEL II Less
Cab - Sound ANSI/SAE J1166 Oct 98 is 79 dB (A) ANSI/SAE J1166 Oct 98 is 79 dB (A) Less
Exterior Sound SAE J88 JUN86 is 76 dB (A) SAE J88 JUN86 is 76 dB (A) Less

Axle Ratings

Front Axle, 2WD, Static 50582.0 lb 22964.0 kg Less
Front Axle, 2WD, Dynamic 20233.0 lb 9186.0 kg Less
Front Axle, 4WD, Static 50582.0 lb 22964.0 kg Less
Front Axle, 4WD, Dynamic 20233.0 lb 9186.0 kg Less
Rear Axle, Static 50582.0 lb 22964.0 kg Less
Rear Axle, Dynamic 20233.0 lb 9186.0 kg Less

Operator Station

Spacious working environment for all day comfort.


Power Train

Built for performance, power and fuel efficiency.


Hydraulics

Load-sensing system matches power to demand.


Backhoe Performance

Superior digging forces.


Loader Performance

Choice of loader linkage.


Work Tools

Do more jobs with one machine.


Serviceability

Easy maintenance helps keep your machine working.


Customer Support

Unmatched support makes the difference.


420F/420F IT Standard Equipment

Air cleaner

Alarm, back-up

Audible system fault alarm

Automatic Engine Speed Control (AESC)

Battery, maintenance-free, 880 CCA

Battery disconnect switch

Battery remote jumpstart

Boom transport lock

Brace, lift cylinder

Brake, secondary parking

Brakes, hydraulically boosted, oil disc, dual pedals, interlocking

Bucket level indicator

Canopy, ROPS/FOPS

Cat cushion swing system

Coat hook

Coolant/Antifreeze, extended life

Counterweight, bumper

Diesel particulate filter, long life

Dome light (cab only)

Diagnostic port for engine, machine and gauge cluster Electronic Control Modules

Differential lock

Engine, Cat® C4.4 ACERT™ DIT (Direct Injection Turbocharged)

Engine enclosure

Face seals, O-ring

Fan, suction and guard

Fast reversing shuttle, all gears

Fenders, rear

Filters, spin-on: fuel, engine oil, transmission oil, water separator

Filters, bowl and cartridge: hydraulic fluid

Flashing hazard/signal lights

Floor mat

Flow-sharing hydraulic valves

Fully hinged front grill for cooling package cleaning access

Gauge Cluster:
  • Gauges: coolant temperature, fuel level, tachometer
  • LCD screen: hour meter, torque converter, oil temperature, hydraulic oil temperature, operator settings, service mode diagnostics

Ground level fuel fill

Guard, fuel tank bottom

Hazard flashers/turn signals

High ambient cooling package

Hood lock

Hydraulic hose, XT™

Hydraulic implement lockout

Hydraulic oil cooler

Hydraulic oil level sight gauge

Hydraulic valve, hydrostatic steering

Hydraulic valves, loader 2 function

Hydraulic valves, backhoe 5 function

Hydraulics, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump

Indicators: air cleaner service, water separator service, engine coolant, oil pressure, hydraulic temperatue, hydraulic bypass

Instrument panel lights

Joystick controls: pilot operated, excavator-style with pattern changer

Key start/stop system

Lights, working (4 front, 4 rear)

Load sensing, variable flow system

Loader, self-leveling, return-to-dig and transmission disconnect switch

Loader, single tilt

Lunch box and drink holder

Mirror, rear view

One-touch low idle

Open circuit breather

O-ring face seal hydraulic fittings

Pattern changer, in cab

Power receptacle, 12V, 2 internal, 1 external

Power steering, hydrostatic

Rubber impact strips on radiator guard

Seat belt, retractable (51 mm/2 in)

Stabilizer shoes, street

Seat, air suspension, fabric or vinyl cover, with armrest

Starting system, glow plugs

Steering knob

Storage compartment, internal

Stop and tail lights

Swing transport lock

Tilt steering wheel

Tires

Toolbox, external, lockable

Torque converter

Throttles, hand and foot, electronic

Transmission, four speed, syncromesh

Transmission neutralizer switch

Transport tie-downs

Two Wheel Drive

Vandalism locks

Warning horn, electric

420F/420F IT Optional Equipment

Battery, additional, 880 CCA

Cab, deluxe

Cab, deluxe with air conditioning

Cold weather fuel (-30° C (-22° F)

Cold weather package, including additional battery, engine block heater, radiator antifreeze, cold weather fuel (-30° C (-22° F) and mounting for ether bottle

Counterweights, 115 kg (255 lb), 240 kg (530 lb) or 460 kg (1,015 lb)

Fenders, front with integral steps

Fenders, rear extensions

Four Wheel Drive

Guard, boom protection plate

Guard, stabilizer, rock

Guard, fuel tank front and rear

Hydraulic valves, loader (3rd valve for GP, MP or Quick Coupler)

Hydraulic valves, backhoe 6 function

Hydraulic lines, combined function auxiliary

Loader, IT with Quick Coupler and pilot loader control

Machine Security System

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Quick Coupler, manual, dual lock

Quick Coupler, pin lock

Radio ready cab

Ride Control

Rotating beacon, magnetic mount

Seat belt, 75 mm (3 in)

Stabilizer pads, reversible

Stick, extendible

Storage box

Transmission, AutoShift

Vandalism protection, gauge cover

Work Tool Attachments such as buckets, forks, material handling arms, augers, hammers, brooms, cold planers and vibratory plate compactors.

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