966M Wheel Loader

966M Wheel Loader

The new 966M Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.

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Engine

Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349 (metric)
281hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249
278hp
Engine Model
Cat C9.3 ACERT
Net Power - ISO 9249
278hp
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1995
308hp
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1995 (metric)
313hp
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 14396
304hp
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 14396 (metric)
309hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349
278hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
281hp
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995
1180lbf-ft
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – ISO 14396
1166lbf-ft
Maximum Net Torque (1,000 rpm)
1112lbf-ft
Displacement
568in³

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
18.9gal
Crankcase
6.5gal
Transmission
15.5gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Front
15.1gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
15.1gal
Hydraulic Tank
33gal
Fuel Tank
79.8gal

Sound

Note
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
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)
109dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
76 dB(A)*

Transmission

Reverse 1
4.4mph
Reverse 2
8.9mph
Reverse 3
16.1mph
Forward 1
4.0mph
Forward 2
8.1mph
Forward 3
14.6mph
Forward 4
24.5mph
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
Reverse 4
24.5mph

Hydraulic System

Implement Pump Type
Variable Displacement Piston
Implement System: Maximum Pump Output (2,200 rpm)
95gal/min
Implement System: Maximum Operating Pressure
4496psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total
10.1Seconds

Weights

Operating Weight
51176lb
Note
Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 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,

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
3.20-7.40 m3 (4.19-9.68 yd3)

Operating Specifications

Static Tipping Load – Full 37° Turn – with Tire Deflection
32329lb
Static Tipping Load – Full 37° Turn – No Tire Deflection
34873lb
Breakout Force
38984lbf
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.

Dimensions – Standard Lift

Height to Top of Hood
9.25ft
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58ft
Height to Top of ROPS
11.75ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
7.17ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83ft
Wheelbase
11.67ft
Overall Length (without bucket)
23.92ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
13.92ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.08ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.92ft
Rack Back at Maximum Lift
62 degrees
Rack Back at Carry Height
50 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
42 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires
9.92ft
Tread Width
7.33ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.

Dimensions – High Lift

Height to Top of Hood
9.25ft
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58ft
Height to Top of ROPS
11.75ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83ft
Wheelbase
11.67ft
Overall Length (without bucket)
26.58ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.75ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.58ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.50ft
Rack Back at Maximum Lift
71 degrees
Rack Back at Carry Height
49 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires
9.92ft
Tread Width
7.33ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range
3.20-7.40 m3 (4.19-9.68 yd3)