Cat Wheel Loaders:

962M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

Net Power - ISO 9249
250 hp
Operating Weight
44591 lb
Engine Model
Cat C7.1 ACERT
Peak Gross Torque (1,350 rpm) – SAE J1995
921 lbf-ft

The 962M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. This wheel loader offers a standard lock up clutch torque converter, standard manual front locking differential axles, and improved standard ride control to significantly improve your fuel economy, performance and ergonomics. This machine deliversthe reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Net Power - ISO 9249
    250hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C7.1 ACERT
    Peak Gross Torque (1,350 rpm) – SAE J1995
    921lbf-ft
    Peak Gross Torque (1,350 rpm) – ISO 14396
    918lbf-ft
    Displacement
    428in3
    Maximum Power @ 2,100 rpm – SAE J1995
    271hp
    Maximum Power @ 2,100 rpm – ISO 14396
    269hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 2,100 rpm – SAE J1349
    250hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 2,100 rpm – ISO 9249
    250hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 2,100 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
    253hp
    Net Power - ISO 9249
    250HP
    Engine Model
    Cat C7.1 ACERT
    Displacement
    428in³
    Maximum Net Power - 2,100 rpm - ISO 9249
    250HP
    Maximum Net Power - 2,100 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
    253HP
    Maximum Power - 2,100 rpm - ISO 14396
    269HP
    Maximum Power - 2,100 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
    273HP
    Maximum Power - 2,100 rpm - SAE J1995
    271HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,350 rpm - ISO 14396
    918ft·lbf
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,350 rpm - SAE J1995
    921ft·lbf
    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.
    Maximum Net Power - 2,100 rpm - SAE J1349
    250HP
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,350 rpm
    865ft·lbf
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    44591lb
    Operating Weight
    44591lb
    Note
    Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering,
    Note
    Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering,
  • Transmission

  • Forward 1
    4.3mph
    Forward 2
    7.5mph
    Forward 3
    12.0mph
    Forward 4
    16.0mph
    Reverse 1
    4.3mph
    Reverse 2
    7.5mph
    Reverse 3
    16.0mph
    Forward - 1
    4.3mile/h
    Forward - 2
    7.5mile/h
    Forward - 3
    12mile/h
    Forward - 4
    16mile/h
    Reverse - 1
    4.3mile/h
    Reverse - 2
    7.5mile/h
    Reverse - 3
    16mile/h
    Forward - 5
    24.5mile/h
    Note
    Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius.
    Forward 5
    24.5mph
    Note
    Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius.
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    15.6gal
    Crankcase
    5.8gal
    Transmission
    11.4gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Front
    11.4gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
    11.4gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    33.0gal
    DEF Tank
    4.2gal
    Fuel Tank
    72.6gal
    Cooling System
    15.6gal (US)
    Crankcase
    5.8gal (US)
    DEF Tank
    4.2gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front
    11.4gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear
    11.4gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    72.6gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank
    33gal (US)
    Transmission
    11.4gal (US)
  • Operating Specifications

  • Breakout Force
    42489lbf
    Breakout Force
    42489lbf
    Note (1)
    For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
    Note (2)
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
    Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
    25814lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
    27494lb
    Note
    For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”
    Note
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
  • Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total
    8.9Seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
    8.9s
    Implement Pump Type
    Variable Axial Piston
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,150 rpm
    76gal/min
    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
    4250psi
  • Sound

  • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    70dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    107dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    75 dB(A)*
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    107dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    75 dB(A)*
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    70dB(A)
    Note (1)
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    Note (2)
    **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
    Note (3)
    ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
    104 LWA***
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
    69dB(A)
    Note
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value**: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    69dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value**: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    104 LWA***
    Note
    **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.”
    Note
    ***European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” as amended by “2005/88/EC.”
  • Dimensions

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    85in
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    66in
    Ground Clearance
    14in
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    134in
    Height - Top of Hood
    106in
    Height - Top of ROPS
    136in
    Tread Width
    84in
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    136in
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
    Wheel Base
    132in
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³)
  • Dimensions - High Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    7.08ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.5ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height - Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height - Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    14.83ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    11.83ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket
    23.75ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height
    49 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift
    59 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    37 degrees
    Tread Width
    7ft
    Wheel Base
    11ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height
    2.58ft
    Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded
    9.25ft
  • Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

  • Emissions
    Tier 4/Stage IV
    Emissions
    Tier 4/Stage IV
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    7.08ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.5ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height - Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height - Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    13.92ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    11.33ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket
    23.75ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height
    49 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift
    59 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    37 degrees
    Tread Width
    7ft
    Wheel Base
    11ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height
    2.17ft
    Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded
    9.25ft
  • Bucket Capacities

  • Bucket Range
    2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³)
    Bucket Range
    2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³)
  • Dimensions – Standard Lift

  • Height to Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height to Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    7.08ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.50ft
    Wheelbase
    11.00ft
    Overall Length (without bucket)
    23.75ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    13.92ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    11.33ft
    Rack Back at Maximum Lift
    59 degrees
    Rack Back at Carry Height
    49 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    37 degrees
    Tread Width
    7.00ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
  • Dimensions – High Lift

  • Height to Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height to Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    7.08ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.50ft
    Wheelbase
    11.00ft
    Overall Length (without bucket)
    23.75ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    14.83ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    11.83ft
    Rack Back at Maximum Lift
    59 degrees
    Rack Back at Carry Height
    49 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    37 degrees
    Tread Width
    7.00ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.

Equipment

  • Power Train
    • Engine, Cat C7.1 ACERT meets Stage IV emission standards
    • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Fuel/water separator
    • Precleaner, engine air intake
    • Economy Mode (selectable)
    • Transmission, automatic counter shaft power shift (5F/3R)
    • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
    • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
    • Axles, manually actuated differential lock front axle, open differential rear axle
    • 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 with wide fin spacing
  • 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 lever) lift and tilt function
    • Steering, steering wheel
    • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
    • 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
    • 2 receptacles, 12V
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable, with indicator
    • Sun visor, front
    • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
    • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
    • Cab tie-off
  • Computer 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: Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine 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 LED stop, turn, tail lights; 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)
    • Secondary steering
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: Product Link
    • Detect technologies: rear vision camera
  • Linkage
    • Linkage, optimized Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever
    • 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
    • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
    • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
    • Auto idle shutdown
    • Fenders with mud-flap/rear with extension
    • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
    • 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
  • Power Train
    • Axles: Automatic front/rear differential locks; Axle oil cooler; Seal guards
    • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
    • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing
  • Operator Environment
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Cover, HVAC metallic
    • EH controls, SAL 3rd function - Additional roller switch for 4th function
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd and 4th functions
    • Filter, carbon fresh air
    • Mirrors, 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
    • Seat belt, 4 point harness, with indicator
    • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
    • Roof, metallic
    • Sun visor, rear
    • Windows, rubber mounted
    • Windows, with front guard
    • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
    • Full time rear vision display Work Area Vision Systems (WAVS)
    • Cat seat cover, removable
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Four additional halogen cab mounted work lights or;
    • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights, two LED work lights in the radiator grill, LED front turn signals, replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights, LED roading lights
    • Warning amber strobe beacon
    • Reversing strobes
    • Speed limiter 20 km/h
    • External seat belt indicator light
  • Starters, Batteries, And Alternators
    • Cold start 0 240V
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: VIMS�
    • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement 2.0 (CPM); Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig
    • Advanced Productivity subscription
    • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
    • Machine Security System
  • Linkage
    • High lift
    • Forestry
    • Quick coupler ready
  • Work Tools
    • Performance Series buckets
    • Fusion quick coupler, ISO coupler
    • Forks, pallet
    • Forks, logging
  • Hydraulics
    • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage
    • 4th function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50� C
    • Bio-degradable oil, Cat HYDO�
  • Other Optional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Fenders, roading
    • Guard, power train
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
    • Platform, window washing
    • Cold weather package: Transmission filter by pass; Fan pump bypass; Jacket water or engine block heater; Ether aid ready

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