903C2 - Compact Wheel Loader

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903C2 – Compact Wheel Loader

The Cat® 903C2 delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. Spacious cab with joystick control keeps you comfortable throughout the work day, allowing you to get more done. Loader design delivers strength and durability with superior control.
  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs

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
    • 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, 16 km/h (10 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 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)
    • Quick release fuel filter/water separator
    • Reversing light
    • Self-canceling direction indicators
    • Work tool return to dig
    • Z-bar linkage

Optional Equipment

  • Cab
    • Open
    • Enclosed
  • Fenders
    • Standard for use with 304 mm (12 in) tires
    • Wide for use with 393 mm (15.5 in) tires
  • Linkage
    • Standard lift
    • High lift
  • 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
  • WORK TOOLS
    • For all work tool options, consult your Cat dealer.

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
903C2 Compact Wheel Loader
Name:
903C2
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Noncurrent

Engine

Net Power:
40 HP / 30 kW
Engine Model:
Cat C2.4*
Maximum Gross Power:
42 HP / 31 kW

Weights

Operating Weight:
9060 lb / 4110 kg

Buckets

Bucket Capacities:
0.6-1.0 m3 (0.8-1.3 yd3)

Cab

ROPS:
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS:
ISO 3449:2000 Level I

Hydraulic System

Main Relief:
2988 psi / 206 bar

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System:
3 gal (US) / 11 B
Fuel Tank:
11.4 gal (US) / 43 B
Hydraulic System:
6.3 gal (US) / 24 B
Engine Oil:
2.4 gal (US) / 9 B

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Articulation Angle:
40°
Cab Height:
8.2 ft / 2510 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees:
30°
Dig Depth:
8 in / 200 mm
Dump Angle at Maximum Height:
40°
Fork Depth Above Ground:
2 in / 40 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach:
4.6 ft / 1415 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height:
2.5 ft / 755 mm
Ground Clearance:
1.3 ft / 395 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height:
10.6 ft / 3225 mm
Load Over Height:
9.6 ft / 2940 mm
Machine Width**:
5.6 ft / 1708 mm
Maximum Dump Height*:
8 ft / 2430 mm
Maximum Fork Height:
10.3 ft / 3140 mm
Maximum Reach:
5.4 ft / 1635 mm
Note (1):
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2):
**Vary with tire size.
Overall Length - With Bucket*:
15.9 ft / 4860 mm
Overall Length - With Forks:
17.5 ft / 5330 mm
Reach - Ground Level:
3.7 ft / 1130 mm
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*:
2.9 ft / 880 mm
Steering Angle - Left/Right:
80°
Tire Gauge:
4.3 ft / 1314 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**:
5.4 ft / 1655 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*:
13.2 ft / 4020 mm
Wheel Base:
5.9 ft / 1800 mm
Width - Over Bucket*:
5.8 ft / 1770 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Articulation Angle:
40°
Cab Height:
8.2 ft / 2510 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees:
30°
Dig Depth:
8 in / 200 mm
Dump Angle at Maximum Height:
40°
Fork Depth Above Ground:
2 in / 40 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach:
4.6 ft / 1415 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height:
2.5 ft / 750 mm
Ground Clearance:
1.3 ft / 395 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height:
10.1 ft / 3080 mm
Load Over Height:
9.2 ft / 2795 mm
Machine Width**:
5.6 ft / 1708 mm
Maximum Dump Height*:
7.5 ft / 2290 mm
Maximum Fork Height:
9.8 ft / 3000 mm
Maximum Reach:
5 ft / 1515 mm
Note (1):
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2):
**Vary with tire size.
Overall Length - With Bucket*:
15.4 ft / 4695 mm
Overall Length - With Forks:
17 ft / 5175 mm
Reach - Ground Level:
3.2 ft / 970 mm
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*:
2.9 ft / 875 mm
Steering Angle - Left/Right:
80°
Tire Gauge:
4.3 ft / 1314 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**:
5.4 ft / 1655 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*:
12.9 ft / 3940 mm
Wheel Base:
5.9 ft / 1800 mm
Width - Over Bucket*:
5.8 ft / 1770 mm

Engine

Bore:
3.4 in / 87 mm
Displacement:
147 in² / 2.4 B
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 R-ing:
40 HP / 30 kW
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 R-ing:
40 HP / 30 kW
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 R-ing:
40 HP / 30 kW
Note:
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Stroke:
4 in / 102 mm

Hydraulic System

3rd Auxiliary Flow:
14 gal/min / 52 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump:
0.8 s / 0.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift:
4.8 s / 4.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float:
3.2 s / 3.2 s

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Bucket Type:
General Purpose
Bucket Width:
70 in / 1770 mm
Dump Height:
90 in / 2290 mm
Maximum Material Density:
2545 lb/yd³ / 1540 kg/m³
Note:
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Rated Capacity:
0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Bucket Type:
Light Material
Bucket Width:
74 in / 1880 mm
Dump Height:
85 in / 2160 mm
Maximum Material Density:
1480 lb/yd³ / 875 kg/m³
Note:
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Rated Capacity:
1.3 yd³ / 1 m³

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Breakout Force:
5170  / 23.2 kN
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
3760 lb / 1705 kg
Operating Weight:
9105 lb / 4130 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position:
52°
Rated Bucket Capacity:
0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
1875 lb / 850 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL):
1805 lb / 820 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL):
2410 lb / 1095 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
4500 lb / 2040 kg
Tire Size:
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
4060 lb / 1840 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight:
9480 lb / 4300 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position:
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
2030 lb / 920 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL):
2590 lb / 1175 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL):
1940 lb / 880 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
4840 lb / 2195 kg

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Breakout Force:
5170  / 23 kN
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
4300 lb / 1950 kg
Operating Weight:
9060 lb / 4110 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position:
52°
Rated Bucket Capacity:
0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
2150 lb / 975 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL):
1960 lb / 890 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL):
2610 lb / 1185 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
5070 lb / 2300 kg
Tire Size:
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
4610 lb / 2090 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight:
9435 lb / 4280 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position:
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
2305 lb / 1045 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL):
2800 lb / 1270 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL):
2105 lb / 955 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
5445 lb / 2470 kg

Transmission

Travel Speed:
10 mile/h / 16 km/h