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986H Wheel Loader

986H Wheel Loader

At a Glance

Net Power
409 HP
Operating Weight
96379 lb
Bucket Capacities
5-10.3 m3 (6.5-13.5 yd3)
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
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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 new 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™
Bore 5.4in
Stroke 6.75in
Displacement 927in³
Torque Rise 37%
Rated Speed 1,800 rpm
Gross Power - ISO 14396 441HP
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm 1711lb/ft
Gross Power - SAE J1995 449HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 409HP

Operating Specifications

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Operating Weight 96379lb
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) 12.1t
Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard) 14t
Rated Payload - Quarry Face 11t


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


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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 3 14mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4 24mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3 16mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2 8mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2 9mile/h


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Front Fixed
Rear Trunnion
Oscillation Angle ±12.5°

Hydraulic Cycle Times

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Rack Back 4.5s
Raise 9s
Dump 3.5s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time 21.3s
Lower 5.2s
Lower Float Down 4.3s

Service Refill Capacities

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

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

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Maximum Flow at 2,165 rpm 123gal/min
Lift Cylinder - Bore 7.5in
Lift Cylinder - Stroke 45in
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Load Sense
Lift/Tilt System - Pump 2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt 4050psi
Tilt Cylinder - Bore 6.7in
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke 28.4in

Hydraulic System - Steering

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


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Brakes SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992