980M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

The 980M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. Deep system integration provides you with a machine that has reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance 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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Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249 386HP
Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 425HP
Engine Model Cat C13
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 431HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1609ft·lbf
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1627ft·lbf
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 386HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 386HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 392HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 392HP
Maximum Net Torque - 1,100 rpm 1515ft·lbf
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 426HP
Displacement 763in³
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 420HP
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 66337lb
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m³ (7

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72dB(A)
Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 112dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 72dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 109 LWA***
Note (2) **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 dB(A)*
Note (3) ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.

Service Refill Capacities

Differential - Final Drives - Front 22gal (US)
Crankcase 9.8gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 22gal (US)
Cooling System 14gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 40gal (US)
Transmission 20.3gal (US)
Fuel Tank 112.5gal (US)
DEF Tank 5.5gal (US)

Transmission

Forward - 4 24.5mT/hr
Forward - 3 14.6mT/hr
Forward - 2 8.3mT/hr
Forward - 1 4.3mT/hr
Reverse - 3 16.7mT/hr
Reverse - 2 9.4mT/hr
Reverse - 1 4.8mT/hr
Reverse - 4 24.5mT/hr
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 50357lbf
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 43133lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 45847lb
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.

Hydraulic System

Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119gal/min
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4975psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1s

Dimensions - High Lift

Wheel Base 12.5ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25ft
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.83ft
Tread Width 8ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.08ft
Height - Top of Hood 10.25ft
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.25ft
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17ft
Ground Clearance 1.42ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.58ft
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Height - Top of ROPS 12.58ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83ft
Height - Top of Hood 10.25ft
Ground Clearance 1.42ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.17ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.42ft
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83ft
Wheel Base 12.5ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08ft
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33ft
Tread Width 8ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Standard Equipment

Note
  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
Power Train
  • Engine, Cat C13 meets Stage IV emission standards
  • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Economy Mode (selectable)
  • 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
  • Heavy duty transmission (982M)
  • Axles, ecology drains
  • 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
  • Radiator, high debris, 6 fins per inch, 43° C cooling capacity
Operator Environment
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Multi-function 18 cm color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera image display (reverse travel activated) and machine status, setting and health parameters
  • EH controls, SAL (single axis levers) lift and tilt function
  • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter
  • 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
  • 3 recptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable, with indicator
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
  • Cab tie-off
Computerized Monitoring System
  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engien 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; DEF low level; 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 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
Linkage
  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt levers
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)
Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Ride control, 2V
  • 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° C
Other Standard Equipment
  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Platform, window washing
  • Auto idle shutdown
  • Fenders, steel front with mud-flap/rear with extension
  • Guard, power train
  • 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

Optional Equipment

Note
  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
Power Train
  • Axles: Differentials: limited slip, front or rear; Axle oil cooler
  • Heavy duty transmission
  • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
  • Radiator, low debris, 9 fins per inch, high ambient 47° C cooling capacity
Operator Environment
  • Door, remote opening system
  • 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
  • Mirros, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Steering, EH wheel with direction FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
  • Roof, metallic
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with front guard
  • Windows, with heavy duty 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
  • External seat belt indicator light
  • Speed limiter - 20 km/h (Europe only)
Starters, Batteries, And Alternators
  • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V Engine Coolant Heater
Cat Connect Technologies
  • Link technologies: VIMS
  • Payload technologies: Aggregate Autodig; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System
Linkage
  • High lift
  • Logger
  • Quick coupler ready
Work Tools
  • Performance Series buckets
  • Forks, pallet
  • Forks, logging
Hydraulics
  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Logging linkage
Fluids
  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50° C
Other Optional Equipment
  • Cat Autolube System
  • Wheel chocks
  • Fenders, roading
  • Oil change, high speed engine
  • Fuel tank, fast fill
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Precleaner, trash
Purpose Built Specialty Models
  • High Lift
  • Aggregate Handler
  • Industrial & Waste
  • Forestry
  • Steel Mill
  • Block Handler
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