938G Series II



The 938G II provides more power, excellent fuel economy, and reduced maintenance.

Power Train

Advanced Caterpillar power train is reliable and fuel efficient.

Cooling System

New G Series II cooling package reduces radiator plugging and improves fuel efficiency.

Environmental Features

Caterpillar cares about the environment and continues to develop innovative solutions.

Operator Station

The ultimate in wheel loader operator comfort and efficiency.

Buckets and Ground Engaging Tools

Choose from General Purpose, Material Handling or Quick Coupler Buckets, matched with a variety of Ground Engaging Tool options to precisely fit your application.

Quick Couplers And Work Tools

Add versatility to your Series II machine with a factory installed Quick Coupler, plus Work Tools and Specialty Buckets offered by Caterpillar.


The 938G Series II continues Caterpillar leadership in wheel loader serviceability.

Complete Customer Support

Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.

938G Series II Standard Equipment

  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator 52-amp
  • Batteries, maintenance-free (2) 950CCA
  • Ignition key, start/stop switch
  • Lighting system, halogen (6 total)
  • Main disconnect switch
  • Starter, electric, heavy-duty
  • Starting and charging system (24-volt)

Operator Environment
  • Bucket/Work Tool function lockout
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed
  • Cigar lighter and ashtray
  • Coat hooks (2) with straps
  • Computerized Monitoring System
  • Controls, lift and tilt function
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric (steering wheel mounted)
  • Lunchbox, beverage holders, personal tray
  • Mirrors, rearview (internally mounted)
  • Seat, KAB (cloth) mechanical suspension
  • Seatbelt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Steering column, adjustable, tilt
  • Wet-arm, wipers/washers (front and rear)

Power Train
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc
  • Driveline, extreme service
  • Engine, Cat 3126B diesel with ATAAC
  • Fan, radiator, variable speed, on demand
  • Filters, fuel, primary/secondary
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Muffler, sound suppressed
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Radiator, unit core (6 fins per inch) with ATAAC
  • Starting aid (air inlet heater)
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, automatic countershaft power shift (4F/3R)
  • Variable Shift Control (VSC)

Other Standard Equipment
  • Automatic bucket positioner
  • Counterweight
  • Doors, service access (locking)
  • Ecology drains (engine, transmission and hydraulic oil)
  • Fenders, steel front and rear
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
  • Kickout, lift, adjustable
  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever
  • Product Link Ready
  • Sampling valves (engine, transmission)
  • Sight Gauges:
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

  • Couplings, Caterpillar O-ring face seals
  • Diagnostic pressure taps
  • Hoses, Cat XT™
  • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing-out)
  • Steering, load sensing

  • Premixed 50% concentration of Extended Life Coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F).

938G Series II Optional Equipment

Air conditioner

Alternator, heavy-duty (70 amp)

Axle ecology drain

Axle oil cooler

Axle oil temperature monitor

Buckets and Work Tools

Bucket Ground Engaging Tools - see dealer

CB radio ready (20-amp)

Differentials. limited slip (front or rear), No-SPIN
  • (rear axle only)

Fender extensions

Fenders, narrow

Grill, airborne debris

Guard, power train

Heater, engine coolant (120V or 240V)

High lift arrangement

Hydraulic arrangement, three-valve

Joystick control

Lights, directional

Lights, roading

Lighting, auxilary (4)

Mirrors, rearview, external

Open canopy

Payload Control System

Precleaner, turbine

Precleaner, turbine/trash

Product Link 201

Quick coupler

Radio, AM/FM, cassette

Remote pressure taps

Ride control system, two-and three-valve

Seat, air suspension

Security system

Sliding windows, cab

Steering. secondary

Sunscreen, rear

Switch, lift lever F-N-R


Value package

Visor, front

Waste Handling Arrangement

Wiper, rear

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