962M Millyard Loader

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Today is a new generation in the millyard, one that trusts traditional methods supplemented by advanced technologies. Caterpillar’s purpose-built medium wheel loaders are a generation that redefines what it means to be successful in millyard applications.
Cat M Series wheel loaders can deliver what you need and expect: the ability to work in tough applications, innovations that enhance production, increased operator safety, serviceability, fuel efficiency, and long-lasting machine durability. All of these features work together, along with a wide range of different types of work tools, to ensure M Series wheel loaders meet your needs in these tough applications.


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Application Specific Configuration – Maximize Performance and Productivity While Minimizing Operating Costs

Versatile – Do More Jobs with One Machine, Fusion Quick Coupler and Various Work Tools

Serviceable – Easy to Maintain. Easy to Service.

Reliable – Proven Components and Technology You Can Count On

Productive – Work Smart and Move More

Owning Costs – Proven Best Investment

Operating Costs – Save Time and Money by Working Smart

Integrated Technologies – Monitor, Manage, and Enhance Job Site Operations

Fuel Efficient – Engineered to Lower Your Operating Costs

Easy to Operate – Safe. Comfortable. Efficient.

Durable – Better Designed to Meet Your Needs

Customer Support – Unmatched Support Makes the Difference

Configured for Success – Ready to Work for You

962M Millyard Loader Standard Equipment

  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color touch-screen display for rear vision camera, clock and machine 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 (auto temp and fan)
  • EH 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 mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
  • 2 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

  • With following gauges:
    – Speedometer/tachometer
    – Digital gear range indicator
    – Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models)
    – 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

  • 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)

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

  • Engine, Cat ACERT meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards, or emits equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models)
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Economy Mode (selectable)
  • Transmission, automatic power shift
  • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Axles, manually actuated differential lock front axle, open differential rear axle
  • 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

  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic

  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Ride control, 2V
  • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
  • Hoses, Cat XT™
  • Oil sampling valves

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

  • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Platform, window washing
  • Fenders
  • 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

962M Millyard Loader Optional Equipment

  • Door, remote opening system
  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
    – Additional roller switch for 4th function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt
    – Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd and 4th functions
  • EH joystick
  • Filter, carbon fresh air
  • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
  • Radio, AM/FM/USB/MP3 Bluetooth®
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • 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

  • 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 2 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
  • Warning amber strobe beacon
  • Reversing strobes
  • External seat belt indicator light
  • Speed limiter – 20 km/h (Europe only)

  • Cold start – 120V
  • Cold start – 240V

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

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

  • Fusion quick coupler
  • Performance Series buckets
  • Millyard forks
  • Grapple forks
  • Logging forks
  • Log and lumber forks
  • Pallet forks
  • Millyard pole forks
  • Woodchip buckets
  • High dump buckets

  • 3rd function with Ride Control
  • 4th function with Ride Control

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

  • Cat Autolube System
  • Fenders, roading
  • Guard, power train
  • Oil change, high speed engine
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Precleaner, trash
  • Wheel chocks
  • Low profile tires
  • Auto idle shutdown