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Ziegler CAT

Caterpillar

903D Compact Wheel Loader

Maximum Gross Power

42 HP

Operating Weight

9414 lb

Bucket Capacities

0.6-1.0 m3 (0.8-1.3 yd3)

Overview

The Cat® 903D is compact, yet powerful, delivering high performance with outstanding versatility. A 25 percent increase in lift capacity and travel speed will allow the operator to be more productive, while new optional features such as engine and ground speed control, provides customizable control when running hydro-mechanical work tools. With a more ergonomic cab, new multi-function joystick, and optional ride control, the 903D allows the operator to enjoy all day comfort.

Photos

Videos

  • All New Cat® 903D Compact Wheel Loader
  • Overview
  • At Work
  • Safety and Service
  • Ride Control
  • Creep Control, Throttle Lock and Auxiliary Functions
  • Get Comfortable and Understanding Controls

360° View

Exterior

360° Exterior view. Double click on the image to zoom in on any area of the product.

Interior

360° Interior view. Double click on the image to zoom in on any area of the product.

Features

Specifications

  • Engine
    Spec Value
    Maximum Gross Power 42 HP
    Engine Model Cat C2.4*
    Gross Power 42 HP
    Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 R-ing 40 HP
    Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 R-ing 40 HP
    Bore 3.4 in
    Stroke 4 in
    Displacement 147 in²
    Note *Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
  • Weights
    Spec Value
    Operating Weight 9414 lb
  • Buckets
    Spec Value
    Bucket Capacities 0.6-1.0 m3 (0.8-1.3 yd3)
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    Travel Speed 12.4 mile/h
  • Hydraulic System
    Spec Value
    Main Relief 3481 psi
    3rd Auxiliary Flow 14 gal/min
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 4.4 s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 0.7 s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float 2.4 s
  • Cab
    Spec Value
    ROPS ISO 3471:2008
    FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Cooling System 3 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 11.4 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System 6.3 gal (US)
    Engine Oil 2.4 gal (US)
  • Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift
    Spec Value
    Cab Height 8.25 ft
    Ground Clearance 10 in
    Wheel Base 6.42 ft
    Overall Length - With Bucket* 15.75 ft
    Reach at Maximum Dump Height* 2.33 ft
    Dig Depth 6 in
    Maximum Dump Height* 7.5 ft
    Load Over Height 9.17 ft
    Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.08 ft
    Departure Angle - Degrees 30°
    Overall Length - With Forks 17.08 ft
    Reach - Ground Level 2.67 ft
    Maximum Reach 4.5 ft
    Fork Depth Above Ground 2 in
    Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.67 ft
    Maximum Fork Height 9.83 ft
    Fork Reach at Maximum Height 2 ft
    Turning Radius - Over Bucket* 13.17 ft
    Turning Radius - Inside Tire** 5.92 ft
    Width - Over Bucket* 5.83 ft
    Tire Gauge 4.33 ft
    Machine Width** 5.58 ft
    Articulation Angle 40°
    Steering Angle 80°
    Dump Angle at Maximum Height 40°
    Note (1) *Vary with bucket size.
    Note (2) **Vary with tire size.
    Note (3) Dimensions listed are based on the machine configured with cab with air conditioning, remote quick coupler, general purpose bucket or 1067 mm (42 in) forks, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, 33 × 15.5-16.5, 12 PR tires, without ride control, without precleaner.
  • Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift
    Spec Value
    Cab Height 8.25 ft
    Ground Clearance 10 in
    Wheel Base 6.42 ft
    Overall Length - With Bucket* 16.17 ft
    Reach at Maximum Dump Height* 2.42 ft
    Dig Depth 8 in
    Maximum Dump Height* 8 ft
    Load Over Height 9.67 ft
    Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.58 ft
    Departure Angle - Degrees 30°
    Overall Length - With Forks 17.58 ft
    Reach - Ground Level 3.25 ft
    Maximum Reach 4.92 ft
    Fork Depth Above Ground 2 in
    Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.67 ft
    Maximum Fork Height 10.33 ft
    Fork Reach at Maximum Height 2 ft
    Turning Radius - Over Bucket* 13.42 ft
    Turning Radius - Inside Tire** 5.92 ft
    Width - Over Bucket* 5.83 ft
    Tire Gauge 4.33 ft
    Machine Width** 5.58 ft
    Articulation Angle 40°
    Steering Angle 80°
    Dump Angle at Maximum Height 40°
    Note (1) *Vary with bucket size.
    Note (2) **Vary with tire size.
    Note (3) Dimensions listed are based on the machine configured with cab with air conditioning, remote quick coupler, general purpose bucket or 1067 mm (42 in) forks, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, 33 × 15.5-16.5, 12 PR tires, without ride control, without precleaner.
  • Operating Specifications - Standard Lift
    Spec Value
    Tire Size 33 × 15.5-16.5, 12 PR
    Rated Bucket Capacity 0.8 yd³
    Breakout Force 6160 lbf
    Operating Weight 9414 lb
    Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket*** 2701 lb
    Straight Tipping Load - Bucket*** 6415 lb
    Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket (ISO 14397-1*)*** 5401 lb
    Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket (Rigid Tire**)*** 5512 lb
    Rack Back - Transport Position 51°
    Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% FTSTL)*** 3902 lb
    Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% FTSTL)*** 2932 lb
    Note (1) *Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification be-tween calculation and testing.
    Note (2) **Compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 5.
    Note (3) ***Manual quick coupler, precleaner hood.
    Note (4) Operating specifications shown are based on machine equipped with enclosed ROPS cab with air conditioning, remote quick coupler, 75 kg (165 lb) operator and general purpose bucket (GP), without ride control, without precleaner unless otherwise noted.
  • Operating Specifications - High Lift
    Spec Value
    Tire Size 33 × 15.5-16.5, 12 PR
    Rated Bucket Capacity 0.8 yd³
    Breakout Force 6204 lbf
    Operating Weight 9462 lb
    Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket*** 2502 lb
    Straight Tipping Load - Bucket*** 5975 lb
    Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket (ISO 14397-1*)*** 5004 lb
    Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket (Rigid Tire**)*** 5115 lb
    Rack Back - Transport Position 51°
    Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% FTSTL)*** 3660 lb
    Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% FTSTL)*** 2756 lb
    Note (1) *Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification be-tween calculation and testing.
    Note (2) **Compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 5.
    Note (3) ***Manual quick coupler, precleaner hood.
    Note (4) Operating specifications shown are based on machine equipped with enclosed ROPS cab with air conditioning, remote quick coupler, 75 kg (165 lb) operator and general purpose bucket (GP), without ride control, without precleaner unless otherwise noted.
  • Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose
    Spec Value
    Bucket Type General Purpose
    Rated Capacity 0.8 yd³
    Dump Height 90 in
    Maximum Material Density 3169 lb/yd³
    Bucket Width 70 in
    Note Based on ISO 7546:1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage.
  • Maximum Material Densities - Light Material
    Spec Value
    Bucket Type Light Material
    Rated Capacity 1.3 yd³
    Dump Height 85 in
    Maximum Material Density 1989 lb/yd³
    Bucket Width 74 in
    Note Based on ISO 7546:1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage.

Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Air cleaner, two stage with visual indicator
  • Cat C2.4 engine:
    – Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Cold start plugs
  • Electrical fuel priming pump
  • Eco drain, engine oil
  • Extended life coolant protects to –37° C (–34° F)
  • Frame mounted heavy duty axles with outboard planetary reduction
  • Maintenance free, sealed for life, prop shaft and universal joints
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph)

ELECTRICAL

  • 12 volt direct electric starting
  • Alternator, 70A
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Ignition key start/stop switch
  • Maintenance free, sealed for life, 650 CCA heavy duty battery

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cup holder
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Engine coolant temperature gauge
  • Fuel level gauge
  • Heavy duty, easy clean floor mat
  • Operator warning system indicators:
    – DPF monitor
    – Parking brake applied
    – Hydraulic oil temperature
    – Engine oil pressure
    – Service brake pressure
    – Hydraulic filter bypass
  • Seat:
    – Static, vinyl with 51 mm (2 in) retractable seat belt
  • Two external mirrors – knock back

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • 3rd valve auxiliary hydraulics with continuous flow detent, standard flow
  • Engine enclosure – lockable
  • Guarded front headlight
  • Hydraulic auxiliary lines with quick disconnects
  • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
  • Lift arm safety brace
  • Loader arm float function
  • Lockable fuel filler cap
  • Manual quick coupler, skid steer loader compatible
  • Parking brake (secondary brake)
  • Product Link™, PL240
  • Quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • Reversing light
  • Self-canceling direction indicators
  • Work tool return to dig
  • Z-bar linkage

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Air conditioning/heater
  • Alternator, 90 amp for air conditioning
  • Antifreeze/coolant, extended life, protects to –50° C (–58° F)
  • Beacon ready
  • Cab:
    – Open
    – Enclosed
  • Differential lock, front and rear axles
  • Electric quick coupler, skid steer loader compatible
  • Engine air precleaner
  • Engine block heater 120V (dealer installed)
  • Engine Speed Control (Throttle Lock)
  • Fenders:
    – Rear only
    – Front and rear
  • Ground Speed Control (Creeper Control)
  • Linkage:
    – Standard lift
    – High lift
  • Radiator debris screen
  • Radio Ready or AM/FM radio
  • Ride Control
  • Seats:
    – Mechanical suspension, vinyl with 51 mm (2 in) seat belt
    – Mechanical suspension, vinyl with 75 mm (3 in) seat belt
    – Mechanical suspension, fabric with 51 mm (2 in) seat belt
    – Mechanical suspension, fabric with 75 mm (3 in) seat belt
  • Tires:
    – 12-16.5 10PR
    – Flotation 33-15.5 × 16.5
    – Flexport™ 33 × 6 × 11
  • Working lights, front and rear:
    – Halogen
    – LED
  • Work Tool Electrical Harness

WORK TOOLS

  • For all work tool options, consult your Cat dealer.