Wheel Loaders 980L Setting the Standard in Loader Performance

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

Product Specifications for 980L

Engine

Service Refill Capacities

Sound

Weights

Buckets

Transmission

Operating Specifications

Hydraulic System

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Bucket Capacities

Dimensions - High Lift

980L Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Engine, Cat C13 meets China Nonroad Stage III equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA, or equivalent to Tier 3/Stage II
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Productive Economy Mode
  • 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
  • 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

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, 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 compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
  • 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
  • Lighting system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted); Two loader tower mounted working lights; Rear LED stop tail lights
  • 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 lever
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)

HYDRAULICS

  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • 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 degrees C

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Toolbox
  • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Auto idle shutdown
  • Fenders, front
  • 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
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

980L Optional Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Axles: Limited slip differentials, front and/or rear; 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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd function
  • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Cat seat cover
  • Seat belt, 76 mm retractable, with indicator
  • Roof, metallic
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with front guard
  • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
  • Full time rear vision display Work Area Vision System (WAVS)

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, two LED work lights in the radiator grill, LED front turn signals, replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights, LED roading lights
  • Roading lights, halogen with turn signals
  • Warning amber strobe beacon
  • Two LED stop, turn, tail lights

STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS

  • Cold start - 240V

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Link technologies: VIMS
  • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement; Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System

LINKAGE

  • High lift
  • Forestry
  • Quick coupler ready

WORK TOOLS

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

HYDRAULICS

  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage
  • Ride control, 2V

FLUIDS

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

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

OPTIONAL APPLICATION SPECIFIC CONFIGURATIONS

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

OTHER OPTIONAL CONFIGURATIONS

  • Port and Harbor

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