Wheel Loaders 962L Setting the Bar in Productivity, Efficiency and Control

Net Power - ISO 9249
252.0 HP
185.0 kW
Operating Weight
42159.0 lb
19123.0 kg
Bucket Capacities
2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³)
2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³)

Product Specifications for 962L




Operating Specifications


Hydraulic System

Service Refill Capacities


Dimensions - Standard Lift

Dimensions - High Lift

Bucket Capacities

962L Standard Equipment

Operator Environment

  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Rear vision camera within multi-function 18 cm color LCD touch-screen display (capability for displaying machine status, setting and health parameters)
  • EH controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
  • Steering wheel
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
  • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster
  • EH parking brake
  • Beverage holders (2) with storage
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Coat hook
  • Cab air filter
  • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, two dome (cab)
  • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Post mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
  • Two receptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)

Computerized Monitoring System

  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: 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; 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 LED stop, turn, tail lights; 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

Power Train

  • Engine, Cat C7.1 meets China Nonroad Stage III and India Bharat Stage III emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Rain caps, engine air intake
  • Economy Mode (selectable)
  • Transmission, automatic countershaft power shift (5F/3R)
  • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Axles, open differential front and rear axles
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Brake wear indicators
  • Parking brake, disc and caliper
  • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand


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


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


  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34 degrees Celcius

Other Standard Equipment

  • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Auto idle shutdown
  • Fenders
  • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
  • Grill, airborne debris
  • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
  • Grease zerks
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Precleaner rain cap
  • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
  • Toolbox
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

962L Optional Equipment

Operator Environment

  • Cab tie-off
  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd function
  • Filter, carbon fresh air
  • Mirrors, heated rearaview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Radio, AM/FM/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Seat belt, 76 mm retractable
  • Roof, metallic
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with 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

Starters, Batteries, and Alternators

  • Cold start - 120V
  • Cold start - 240V

Cat Connect Technologies

  • Link technologies: VIMS
  • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement 2.0 (Cat payload system); Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig
  • Productivity: Cat Advanced Productivity (optional VisionLink subscription add-on for Cat Production Measurement 2.0)
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System

Power Train

  • Axles: Automatic front/rear differential locks; Axle oil cooler; Ecology drains; Extreme temperature seals; Seal guards
  • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
  • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing


  • High lift
  • Extended capacity (962M only)
  • Quick coupler ready
  • Autolube

Work Tools

  • Performance Series buckets
  • Fusion quick coupler
  • Forks, pallet


  • Ride control
  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkagte; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage


  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50 degrees Celcius

Other Optional Equipment

  • Cat Autolube System
  • Fenders, roading
  • Guard, power train
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Precleaner, trash
  • Platform, window washing
  • Cold weather package: Transmission filter bypass; Fan pump bypass; Jacket water or engine block heater; Ether aid ready

Option Application Specific Configurations

  • Industrial & Waste
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Industrial & Waste
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Corrosion Resistance

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