986H Wheel Loader

Overview
Net Power
409 hp
Operating Weight
96,379 lb
Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
  • Exterior View
  • Interior View

Cat Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. The new 986H builds upon this legacy of durability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability and sustainability.

Engine

Net Power
409 hp
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Net Power – ISO 9249
409 hp
Bore
5 in
Stroke
7 in
Displacement
927 in3
Torque Rise
37 %
Rated Speed
1,800 rpm
Gross Power – ISO 14396
441 hp
Gross Power – SAE J1995
449 hp
Gross SAE J1995
449 hp
Net Power – SAE J1349
409 hp
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm
1,711 lb/ft
Net Power
409 HP
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Bore
5 in
Stroke
7 in
Displacement
927 in³
Torque Rise
37 %
Rated Speed
1,800 rpm
Gross Power - ISO 14396
441 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
449 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
409 HP

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight
96,379 lb
Bucket Capacity Range
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
Cat Truck Match - Standard
770
Cat Truck Match - High Lift
772
Rated Payload - Loose Material (High Lift)
12 t
Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard)
14 t
Rated Payload - Quarry Face
11 t
Operating Weight
96,379 lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)

Transmission

Transmission Type
Cat planetary power shift
Forward 1
5 mph
Forward 2
8 mph
Reverse 1
5 mph
Reverse 2
8 mph
Direct Drive – Forward 2
8 mph
Direct Drive – Reverse 2
9 mph
Direct Drive - Forward 3
14 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4
24 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3
16 mile/h
Transmission Type
Cat planetary power shift
Forward - 1
5 mile/h
Forward - 2
8 mile/h
Reverse - 1
5 mile/h
Reverse - 2
8 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2
8 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2
9 mile/h

Axles

Front
Fixed
Rear
Trunnion
Oscillation Angle
±12.5°
Front
Fixed
Rear
Trunnion
Oscillation Angle
±12.5°

Hydraulic Cycle Time

Rackback
5 Seconds
Raise
9 Seconds
Dump
4 Seconds
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time
21 Seconds
Lower Float Down
4 Seconds

Hydraulic System – Steering

Steering System – Circuit
Load Sense
Steering System – Pump
Piston, variable displacement
Maximum Flow @ 2,284 rpm
52 gal/min
Steering Cutoff Pressure
4,000 psi
Total Steering Angle
70 degrees

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
159 gal
Crankcase
9 gal
Transmission
20 gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Front
49 gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
45 gal
Hydraulic System (tank only)
33 gal
Axle Oil
94 gal
Cooling Systems
24 gal
Hydraulic System Factory Fill
87 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
159 gal (US)
Crankcase
9 gal (US)
Transmission
20 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only
33 gal (US)
Axle Oil
94 gal (US)
Cooling Systems
24 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
49 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
45 gal (US)

Brakes

Brakes
SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
Brakes
SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992

Hydraulic System – Lift/Tilt

Lift/Tilt System – Circuit
Load Sense
Lift/Tilt System Pumps
2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Relief Valve Setting – Lift/Tilt
4,050 psi
Lift Cylinder – Bore
8 in
Lift Cylinder – Stroke
45 in
Tilt Cylinder – Bore
7 in
Tilt Cylinder – Stroke
28 in

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Lower
5 s
Rack Back
5 s
Raise
9 s
Dump
4 s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time
21 s
Lower Float Down
4 s

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Maximum Flow at 2,165 rpm
123 gal/min
Lift Cylinder - Bore
8 in
Lift Cylinder - Stroke
45 in
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
Load Sense
Lift/Tilt System - Pump
2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
4,050 psi
Tilt Cylinder - Bore
7 in
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke
28 in

Hydraulic System - Steering

Maximum Flow at 2,284 rpm
52 gal/min
Steering Cut Off Pressure
4,000 psi
Steering System - Circuit
Load Sense
Steering System - Pump
Piston, variable displacement
Total Steering Angle
70 °

Structures

Power Train

Hydraulics

Operator Station

Technology Solutions

Safety

Serviceability

Customer Support

Sustainability

System Match Efficiency

Bucket Ground Engaging Tools

  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 115 amp
    • Batteries, dry
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Lighting system (halogen, work lights)
  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioner
    • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized
    • Cigar lighter, ashtray
    • Controls, lift and tilt function
    • Heater, defroster
    • Horn
    • Instrumentation, gauges: – Coolant temperature – Engine hour meter – Hydraulic oil temperature – Power train oil temperature
    • Light, cab, dome
    • Lunchbox, beverage holders
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth), air suspension, six-way adjustable
    • Seat belt, retractable
    • Tinted glass
    • Transmission gear indicator
    • Wet-Arm wipers/washers (front and rear): – Intermittent front and rear wipers
  • Power Train
    • Brakes, oil-cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary
    • Driveline parking brake
    • Engine, C15 ACERT diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Ground level engine shutoff
    • Precleaner, engine air intake (above hood)
    • Radiator
    • Torque converter with LUC
    • Transmission, planetary powershift, 4F/3R electronic control
  • Other
    • Doors, service access (locking)
    • Fuel tank
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system
    • Mufflers
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Steering, load sensing
  • Linkage
    • Quick coupler
  • Electrical
    • Batteries – additional
  • Operator Environment
    • AM/FM/CD radio
    • Rearview camera (WAVS)
    • LED strobe warning beacon
    • Radio ready
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