Wheel Loaders 988K The industry leader—made better

Net Power
541.0 HP
403.0 kW
Operating Weight
112574.0 lb
51062.0 kg
Bucket Capacities
4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)
4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

Product Specifications for 988K

Engine

Operating Specifications

Transmission

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Service Refill Capacities

Buckets

Axles

Brakes

Hydraulic System - Steering

Hydraulic Cycle Time (1,400-1,860 rpm)

Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV - Standard

Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Suppression

Sound Performance - Tier 2 Equivalent/Stage II: Suppression

Sound Performance - Tier 2 Equivalent/Stage II: Standard

988K Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, single 150 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
  • Starter lockout in bumper
  • Transmission lockout in bumper

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Graphical Information Display, displays real time operating information, performs calibrations and customizes operator settings
  • Air conditioner
  • Cat Detect Vision, 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 – Engine hour meter – Hydraulic oil temperature – Power train oil temperature
  • Light, cab, dome
  • Lunchbox, beverage holders
  • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
  • Rimpull Control System
  • 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
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) with Graphical Information Display: External Data Port, Customizable Operator Profiles, Cycle Timer, Integrated Payload Control System
  • 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, C18 ACERT MEUI diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
  • Ground level engine shutoff
  • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
  • Radiator, Aluminum Modular Radiator (AMR)
  • Starting aid, ether, automatic
  • Throttle lock, electronic
  • Torque converter, Impeller Clutch (ICTC) with Lock up clutch (LUC), Rimpull Control System
  • Transmission, planetary powershift, 4F/3R electronic control
  • Manual switch and automatic fuel priming
  • Cat Production Measurement ready

OTHER

  • Automatic bucket lift kickout/positioner
  • Base machine price includes a rim allowance
  • Hydraulically driven demand fan
  • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seals
  • Doors, service access (locking)
  • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank
  • Fuel tank, 731 L (188 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

988K 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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab precleaner
  • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
  • Satellite Sirius radio with bluetooth
  • LED warning strobe
  • CB radio ready
  • Window pull down visor
  • Handrail mounted mirrors

MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS

  • Front and rear roading fenders
  • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
  • Cold Weather Starting (extra starter plus two batteries)
  • Aggregate Handler

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