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966M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

The 966M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life. Deep system integration results in a machine built to help you reduce emissions, improve performance and improve fuel economy. All of this is done without interrupting machine performance and making it seamless to you. This machine deliversthe reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.

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    Product Specs

    Engine

    Net Power - ISO 9249 276 HP
    Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 276 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 315 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 280 HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1179 ft·lbf
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 311 HP
    Displacement 568 in³
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 307 HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1166 ft·lbf
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 311 HP
    Engine Model Cat C9.3
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1126 ft·lbf
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 280 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 276 HP
    Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.

    Weights

    Operating Weight 51176 lb
    Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 4.2 m³ (5.5 yd³) general purpose bucket with BOCE.

    Buckets

    Bucket Capacities 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)

    Operating Specifications

    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 32329 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 34873 lb
    Breakout Force 38984 lbf
    Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
    Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."

    Transmission

    Forward - 1 4 mile/h
    Forward - 3 14.6 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 8.9 mile/h
    Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Forward - 2 8.1 mile/h
    Reverse - 3 16.1 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.4 mile/h
    Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.

    Hydraulic System

    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496 psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm 95 gal/min
    Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston

    Service Refill Capacities

    Fuel Tank 79.8 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1 gal (US)
    Crankcase 6.5 gal (US)
    Transmission 14.3 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US)
    DEF Tank 4.4 gal (US)
    Cooling System 18.9 gal (US)

    Sound

    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 70 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 109 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 69 dB(A)
    Note (3) ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 108 LWA***
    Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    Note (2) **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.

    Dimensions - High Lift

    Tread Width 7.33 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.75 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.58 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.58 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.58 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
    Height - Top of Hood 9.25 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.83 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.58 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.83 ft
    Wheel Base 11.67 ft
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
    Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees

    Dimensions - Standard Lift

    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.92 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.83 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.92 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.58 ft
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 62 degrees
    Wheel Base 11.67 ft
    Tread Width 7.33 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.17 ft
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 23.92 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.25 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.83 ft
    Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees
    Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees

    Bucket Capacities

    Bucket Range 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)

    Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

    Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV