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

Fork Depth Above Ground:
2 in / 40 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Maximum Fork Height:
9.8 ft / 3000 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Reach at Maximum Dump Height*:
2.9 ft / 880 mm
Machine Width**:
5.6 ft / 1708 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Reach - Ground Level:
3.2 ft / 970 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Operating Weight:
9105 lb / 4130 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Tire Gauge:
4.3 ft / 1314 mm

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float:
3.2 s / 3.2 s

Engine

Bore:
3.4 in / 87 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Overall Length - With Forks:
17.5 ft / 5330 mm

Engine

Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 R-ing:
40 HP / 30 kW

Operating Specifications - High Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
4060 lb / 1840 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Width - Over Bucket*:
5.8 ft / 1770 mm
Ground Clearance:
1.3 ft / 395 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Operating Weight:
9060 lb / 4110 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Dig Depth:
8 in / 200 mm

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift:
4.8 s / 4.8 s

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Fork Depth Above Ground:
2 in / 40 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Maximum Reach:
5.4 ft / 1635 mm
Dig Depth:
8 in / 200 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Maximum Reach:
5 ft / 1515 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Overall Length - With Bucket*:
15.9 ft / 4860 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
2150 lb / 975 kg

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
1875 lb / 850 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
4500 lb / 2040 kg

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
2305 lb / 1045 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Load Over Height:
9.6 ft / 2940 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Breakout Force:
5170 lbf / 23 kN

Engine

Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 R-ing:
40 HP / 30 kW

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Fork Reach at Maximum Height:
2.5 ft / 755 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Overall Length - With Bucket*:
15.4 ft / 4695 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
5445 lb / 2470 kg

Engine

Displacement:
147 in² / 2.4 B

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Maximum Dump Height*:
7.5 ft / 2290 mm

Engine

Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 R-ing:
40 HP / 30 kW

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

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 - Operating Weight:
9435 lb / 4280 kg

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Note:
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Hinge Pin at Maximum Height:
10.1 ft / 3080 mm

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Rated Capacity:
1.3 yd³ / 1 m³

Operating Specifications - High Lift

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

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Turning Radius - Inside Tire**:
5.4 ft / 1655 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket:
2030 lb / 920 kg

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Rated Capacity:
0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³

Operating Specifications - High Lift

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

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Overall Length - With Forks:
17 ft / 5175 mm

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Dump Height:
90 in / 2290 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

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

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump:
0.8 s / 0.8 s

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Maximum Dump Height*:
8 ft / 2430 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*:
13.2 ft / 4020 mm

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Dump Height:
85 in / 2160 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Departure Angle - Degrees:
30°

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Note (1):
*Vary with bucket size.

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

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

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Tire Gauge:
4.3 ft / 1314 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Turning Radius - Inside Tire**:
5.4 ft / 1655 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Breakout Force:
5170 lbf / 23.2 kN

Transmission

Travel Speed:
10 mile/h / 16 km/h

Engine

Stroke:
4 in / 102 mm

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Maximum Material Density:
2545 lb/yd³ / 1540 kg/m³

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Fork Height at Maximum Reach:
4.6 ft / 1415 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Dump Angle at Maximum Height:
40°

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Articulation Angle:
40°

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
4300 lb / 1950 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

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Rated Bucket Capacity:
0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Note:
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Wheel Base:
5.9 ft / 1800 mm

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Maximum Material Density:
1480 lb/yd³ / 875 kg/m³
Bucket Width:
74 in / 1880 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position:
52°

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
4610 lb / 2090 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Machine Width**:
5.6 ft / 1708 mm
Cab Height:
8.2 ft / 2510 mm

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Bucket Width:
70 in / 1770 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Wheel Base:
5.9 ft / 1800 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Fork Reach at Maximum Height:
2.5 ft / 750 mm
Articulation Angle:
40°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*:
12.9 ft / 3940 mm
Ground Clearance:
1.3 ft / 395 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Maximum Fork Height:
10.3 ft / 3140 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Rated Bucket Capacity:
0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Fork Height at Maximum Reach:
4.6 ft / 1415 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Cab Height:
8.2 ft / 2510 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Note (1):
*Vary with bucket size.

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Rack Back - Transport Position:
52°

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Departure Angle - Degrees:
30°
Steering Angle - Left/Right:
80°

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Rack Back - Transport Position:
52°

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Load Over Height:
9.2 ft / 2795 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Tire Size:
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket:
3760 lb / 1705 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Hinge Pin at Maximum Height:
10.6 ft / 3225 mm

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Note (2):
**Vary with tire size.

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

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
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
5070 lb / 2300 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position:
52°

Hydraulic System

3rd Auxiliary Flow:
14 gal/min / 52 l/min

Engine

Note:
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Bucket Type:
Light Material

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Steering Angle - Left/Right:
80°

Operating Specifications - High Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket:
4840 lb / 2195 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Dump Angle at Maximum Height:
40°

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Reach at Maximum Dump Height*:
2.9 ft / 875 mm
Width - Over Bucket*:
5.8 ft / 1770 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight:
9480 lb / 4300 kg

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Reach - Ground Level:
3.7 ft / 1130 mm

Operating Specifications - High Lift

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
Tire Size:
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Note (2):
**Vary with tire size.

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Bucket Type:
General Purpose