Wheel Loaders 966 GC RELIABLE, PRODUCTIVE AND EASY TO OPERATE

Product Specifications for 966 GC

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966 GC Standard Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Air conditioning (HVAC) with 10 vents and filter unit located outside of cab
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed
  • Camera, rearview
  • Coat hook
  • Computerized monitoring system
  • Cup holders and personal tray on right console and behind seat
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn
  • Mirrors, rearview external
  • Pilot hydraulic controls, lift and tilt function; two (2) single axis levers or joystick
  • 12V power port (10A)
  • Radio ready
  • ROPS/FOPS structure
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth), mechanical suspension
  • Steering column, adjustable angle
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
  • Wipers/washers (front and rear)

POWER TRAIN

  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc
  • Cat C9.3B equivalent to Tier 3
  • EIMS (Engine Idle Management System)
  • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
  • Filter, fuel primary/secondary/tertiary
  • Filters, engine air, primary/secondary
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Muffler, sound suppressed
  • Radiator, unit core (9.5 fpi) with ATAAC
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, automatic, power shift (4F/4R), kick-down function, overspeed protection

LINKAGE

  • Lift and bucket return-to-dig kickouts (electro‑magnetic), mechanical adjustment
  • Z-bar, cast tilt lever

HYDRAULICS

  • Dedicated brake and fan piston pump
  • Dedicated load sensing steering pump
  • Load sensing implement system pilot operated
  • S O·SSM oil sampling valves

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, back-up/main disconnect switch
  • Alternator (115-amp, brush type)
  • Batteries, maintenance free (2×1,125 CCA)
  • Ignition key; start/stop
  • Lighting system: 4 halogen work lights, cab mounted
  • Lighting system: 2 halogen work lights, loader tower mounted
  • Starter, electric (heavy duty)
  • Starting and charging system, 24V

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Counterweight, 700 kg (1,545 lb)
  • Fenders (front and rear) steel
  • Grill, airborne debris
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hood, non-metallic on steel structure
  • Doors, service access (locking)
  • L3 bias or radial tires
  • Product Link™ ready

966 GC Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Radio
  • Seat, air suspended
  • Steering, secondary, electrical

POWER TRAIN

  • Fan, reversing automatic and manual control

LINKAGE

  • Fusion quick coupler control

HYDRAULICS

  • Quick coupler control
  • Ride control
  • 3rd function with additional dedicated single axis lever

ELECTRICAL

  • Lighting system: 8 halogen work lights, cab mounted
  • Lighting system: 4 LED work lights, cab mounted
  • Lights: warning beacon
  • Roading lights with high/low beam and F and R turn signals

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Autolube system
  • Cold weather starting basic (ether starting aid)
  • Cold weather starting full (HD batteries 2×1,400 CCA, ether system, jacket water heater, cold weather fluids)
  • Fender extensions or roading
  • L5 traction tires
  • Power train guard
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Toolbox
  • Windshield guard

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Efficient equipment management starts with the Cat App. Track the location and health of your equipment, order service and parts, and activate telematics devices directly from your mobile device. Staying on top of your fleet 24/7 has never been easier.

Cat® Inspect allows you to access your equipment data on your mobile device. This easy-to-use app lets you capture inspection data and integrates with your other Cat data systems, so you can keep a close eye on your fleet. More than one million inspections are completed each year, providing convenience and accountability to equipment owners.

Cat® Productivity is a cloud-based application that is scalable to any size operation. Detailed Cat Production Measurement data, machine data and jobsite data are transmitted from the onboard Cat Product Link™ device directly to the web platform, for you to access wherever you are, via your mobile, tablet or desktop device.

Cat® Product Link™ wirelessly connects you to your equipment giving you valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing. Information such as location, hours, fuel usage, productivity, idle time, and diagnostic codes are made available through online web applications so that you can make timely, fact-based decisions to maximize efficiency, improve productivity, and lower the cost of owning and operating your fleet. Available with satellite or cellular connectivity.

View fleet information online with VisionLink and use it to make informed decisions that boost productivity, lower costs, simplify maintenance, and improve safety on your jobsite. With different subscription level options, your Cat dealer can help configure exactly what you need to optimize your fleet and drive additional profit.

Import telematics data into your own applications for improved fleet management. Our API meets AEMP 2.0 and ISO 15143-3 standards, ideal for mixed fleets.

My.Cat.Com is the web-based hub for digital equipment management, giving you an easy way to take in complex information. Monitor cost, utilization, reliability, age information and other critical data needed to run a business more efficiently and effectively. Access your equipment information and connect with your Cat dealer – all in one place.

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