Medium Wheel Loaders 980M Move More, Faster, With Less Fuel

Features At A Glance

RELIABILITY YOU CAN COUNT ON
LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY
BUILT TO PERFORM
DO MORE WITH LESS FUEL
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY
SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE
PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

Product Specifications for 980M

Engine

Weights

Buckets

Operating Specifications

Transmission

Hydraulic System

Service Refill Capacities

Sound

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Dimensions - High Lift

Bucket Capacities

Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent

980M Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

POWER TRAIN

  • Engine, Cat C13 meets Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 final/Stage IV emission standards
  • Cat Clean Emisions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and remote Diesel Exhaust Fluid tank and pump
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Economy mode (selectable)
  • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
  • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Axles, open differential, front and rear
  • Axles, ecology drains
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Brake wear indicators
  • Parking brake, disc and caliper
  • Fan, radiator, on demand

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera and machine parameters
  • Electro-hydraulic controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
  • Steering, electro-hydraulic joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
  • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
  • Electro-hydraulic parking brake
  • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Coat hook (2)
  • Cab air filter
  • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, two dome (cab)
  • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Post ounted membrane 16 switch keypad
  • 3 receptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm (2 in) retractable, with indicator
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
  • Cab tie-off

COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM

  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine oil, fuel pressure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil; Battery voltage hi/low; Engine air filter restriction; Hydraulic oil filter restriction; Hydraulic oil low; Parking brake; DEF low level; Transmission filter bypass

ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

  • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA
  • Ignition key; start/stop switch
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty
  • Starting and charging system (24V)
  • Lighting system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
  • Main disconnect switch
  • Receptacle start (cables not included)

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Link technologies: Product Link
  • Detect technologies: rear vision camera

LINKAGE

  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt levers
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)

HYDRAULICS

  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Ride control, 2V
  • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
  • Hoses, Cat XT™
  • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal
  • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
  • Oil sampling valves

FLUIDS

  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F)

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Platform, window washing
  • Audo idle shutdown
  • Fenders, non-metallic front with mud-flap/rear with extension
  • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
  • Ether aid ready
  • Grill, airborne debris
  • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
  • Fuel cooler
  • Grease zerks
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Precleaner rain cap
  • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
  • Toolbox
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

980M Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

POWER TRAIN

  • Axles: Limited slip diferentials, front and/or rear; Axle oil cooler; Extreme temperature seals
  • Heavy duty transmission
  • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
  • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Door, remote opening system
  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switch for 3rd function
  • Filter, carbon fresh air
  • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth with Satellite Sirius and XM
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
  • Steering, EH wheel with directional FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
  • Roof, metallic
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with front guard
  • Windows, with heavy duty front guard
  • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides

ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

  • Four additional auxiliary halogen cab mounted work lights or
  • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights with two LED work lights in the radiator grill and LED front turn signals also includes replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights (the standard offering and only roading light available is the halogen roading light)
  • Warning amber strobe beacon
  • Reversing strobes
  • External seat belt indicator light
  • Speed limiter - 20 km/h (Europe only)

STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS

  • Batteries (4), maintenace free 1,400 CCA with 120V engine coolant heater
  • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V engine coolant heater

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Payload technologies: Advanced Productivity subscription; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer; Aggregate Autodig
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System

LINKAGE

  • High lift
  • Logger
  • Quick coupler ready

WORK TOOLS

  • Performance Series buckets
  • Forks, pallet
  • Forks, logging

HYDRAULICS

  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Logger linkage

FLUIDS

  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50° C (-58° F)

OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Cat Autolube System
  • Wheel chocks
  • Fenders, roading
  • Guard, power train
  • Oil change, high speed engine
  • Fuel tank, fast fill
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Precleaner, trash

OPTIONAL APPLICATION SPECIFIC CONFIGURATIONS

  • Aggregate Handler
  • Industrial and Waste Handler
  • Logger
  • Steel Mill
  • Block Handler

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