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Overview

The Cat® 903C 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.

Engine

Units:
Net Power 40.0 hp 30.0 kW Less
Gross Power 42.0 hp 31.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat C2.4* Cat C2.4* Less
Net Power @ 2,200 rpm – SAE J1349 Rating 40.0 hp 30.0 kW Less
Net Power @ 2,200 rpm – ISO 9249 Rating 40.0 hp 30.0 kW Less
Net Power @ 2,200 rpm – EEC 80/1269 Rating 40.0 hp 30.0 kW Less
Bore 3.4 in 87.0 mm Less
Stroke 4.0 in 102.0 mm Less
Displacement 147.0 in2 2.4 L Less
Note *Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emission standards. *Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emission standards. Less

Weight

Operating Weight 9150.0 lb 4150.0 kg Less

Buckets

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

Transmission

Travel Speed 10.0 mph 16.0 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Main Relief 2988.0 psi 206.0 bar Less
3rd Auxiliary Flow 14.0 gal/min 52.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lift 4.7 seconds 4.7 seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Dump 0.8 seconds 0.8 seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lower, Float 3.1 seconds 3.1 seconds Less

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 3.0 gal 11.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 6.3 gal 24.0 L Less
Engine Oil 2.4 gal 9.0 L Less

Dimensions (Approximate)

Cab Height 8.2 ft 2510.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.3 ft 395.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 5.9 ft 1800.0 mm Less
Overall Length with Bucket 15.9 ft 4835.0 mm Less
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.9 ft 885.0 mm Less
Dig Depth 8.0 in 200.0 mm Less
Maximum Dump Height 8.0 ft 2430.0 mm Less
Load Over Height 9.6 ft 2940.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.6 ft 3225.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 30° 30° Less
Overall Length with Forks 17.4 ft 5306.0 mm Less
Reach at Level Ground 3.7 ft 1131.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach 5.4 ft 1635.0 mm Less
Fork Depth Above Ground 2.0 in 40.0 mm Less
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.7 ft 1418.0 mm Less
Maximum Fork Height 10.3 ft 3143.0 mm Less
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 2.5 ft 758.0 mm Less
Turning Radius Over Bucket 13.2 ft 4020.0 mm Less
Turning Radius Inside Tire 5.4 ft 1655.0 mm Less
Width Over Bucket 5.8 ft 1770.0 mm Less
Tire Gauge 4.3 ft 1314.0 mm Less
Machine Width – 12-16.5 10PR tires 5.4 ft 1638.0 mm Less
Machine Width – Flotation 33-15.5 × 16.5 tires 5.6 ft 1708.0 mm Less
Machine Width – Flexport™ 33 × 6 × 11 tires 5.2 ft 1593.0 mm Less
Articulation Angle 40° 40° Less
Steering Angle – Left/Right 80° 80° Less
Dump Angle at Maximum Height 40° 40° Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Bucket Capacity 0.8 yd3 0.6 m3 Less
Tire Size 33 × 15.5-16.5, 12PR 33 × 15.5-16.5, 12PR Less
Breakout Force 5171.0 lb 23.0 kN Less
Standard – Operating Weight 9150.0 lb 4150.0 kg Less
Standard – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Bucket 1950.0 lb 885.0 kg Less
Standard – Straight Tipping Load, Bucket 4650.0 lb 2109.0 kg Less
Standard – Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket 3900.0 lb 1769.0 kg Less
Standard – Rackback, Transport Position 52° 52° Less
Standard – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL) 2500.0 lb 1134.0 kg Less
Standard – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL) 1900.0 lb 862.0 kg Less
With Additional Counterweight – Operating Weight 9500.0 lb 4300.0 kg Less
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Bucket 2100.0 lb 953.0 kg Less
With Additional Counterweight – Straight Tipping Load, Bucket 5000.0 lb 2268.0 kg Less
With Additional Counterweight – Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket 4200.0 lb 1905.0 kg Less
With Additional Counterweight – Rackback, Transport Position 52° 52° Less
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL) 2700.0 lb 1225.0 kg Less
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL) 2000.0 lb 907.0 kg Less

Maximum Material Densities

Note Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and without additional counterweight Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and without additional counterweight Less
General Purpose – Bucket Type General Purpose General Purpose Less
General Purpose – Rated Capacity 0.8 yd3 0.6 m3 Less
General Purpose – Dump Height 96.0 in 2430.0 mm Less
General Purpose – Maximum Material Density 2437.0 lb/yd3 1474.0 kg/m3 Less
General Purpose – Bucket Width 70.0 in 1770.0 mm Less
Light Material – Bucket Type Light Material Light Material Less
Light Material – Rated Capacity 1.3 yd3 1.0 m3 Less
Light Material – Dump Height 91.0 in 2300.0 mm Less
Light Material – Maximum Material Density 1423.0 lb/yd3 839.0 kg/m3 Less
Light Material – Bucket Width 74.0 in 1880.0 mm Less

Features


903C Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
  • Air cleaner, two stage with visual indicator
  • Cat C2.4, 41.8 hp (31.2 kW) engine: – Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim 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: – 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

903C Optional Equipment

Air conditioning/heater

Alternator, 90 amp for air conditioning

Antifreeze/coolant, extended life, protects to –50° C (–58° F)

Beacon ready

Cab with ROPS/FOPS (Level 1)

Counterweight: 160 kg (350 lb)

Differential lock, front and rear axles

Eco drain, engine oil (dealer installed)

Engine block heater 120V (dealer installed)

Fenders
  • Standard for use with 304 mm (12 in) tires
  • Wide for use with 393 mm (15.5 in) tires

Hydraulic auxiliary lines with quick disconnects (dealer installed)

Radio Ready or AM/FM radio

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

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

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