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986H Block Handler Arrangement

986H Block Handler Arrangement

At a Glance

Net Power
409 HP
Operating Weight
106768 lb
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Net Power - ISO 9249
409 HP
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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 986H builds upon this legacy of durability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability and sustainability.


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Net Power 409HP
Engine Model Cat® C15 ACERT™
Net Power - ISO 9249 409HP
Bore 5.4in
Stroke 6.75in
Displacement 927in³
Torque Rise 37%
SAE J1995 at Rated Speed 449HP
SAE 1349 at Rated Speed (Standard Ambient Fan) 409HP
Rated Speed 1800r/min
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm 1711lb/ft
ISO 9249 at Rated Speed (assumes standard ambient fan) 409HP
ISO 14396 at Rated Speed 441HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 449HP
Emissions Tier 2
EEC 80/1269 409HP

Operating Specifications

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Operating Weight 106768lb


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Transmission Type Cat planetary power shift
Forward - 1 5mile/h
Forward - 2 8mile/h
Reverse - 1 5mile/h
Reverse - 2 8mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2 8mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 3 14mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4 24mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2 9mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3 16mile/h
Note Travel speeds based on R35/65-33 tires.


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Front Fixed
Rear Trunnion
Oscillation Angle ±12.5°

Hydraulic Cycle Times

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Rack Back 4.5s
Raise 8.5s
Dump 3s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time 15.8s
Lower Float Down 4.3s
Lower 4.9s

Hydraulic System - Steering

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Steering System - Circuit Load Sense
Steering System - Pump Piston, variable displacement
Total Steering Angle 70°
Steering Cut Off Pressure 4000psi
Maximum Flow at 2,284 rpm 52gal/min

Service Refill Capacities

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Fuel Tank 127gal (US)
Crankcase 9gal (US)
Transmission 20gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 49gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 45gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only 33gal (US)
Cooling Systems 24gal (US)
Axle Oil 94gal (US)
Hydraulic System Factory Fill 87gal (US)

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

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Maximum Flow at 2,165 rpm 123gal/min
Lift/Tilt System - Pump 2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Load Sense
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt 4050psi
Lift Cylinder - Bore 7.5in
Lift Cylinder - Stroke 45in
Tilt Cylinder - Bore 7.5in
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke 22.4in


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Brakes SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992