938K - 2016
Engine Model Cat® C7.1 ACERT™
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 129 kW175 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 129 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power 136 kW182 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*) 127 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*) 126 kW169 HP
Bucket Capacities 2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Operating Weight 15485 kg34129 lb
Maximum Gross Power 140 kW188 HP
ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
Front Fixed; Open differential (standard); Locking differential (optional)
Rear Oscillating ±11 degrees; Open differential (standard); Limited slip differential (optional in some regions)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose 2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material 3.1-5.0 m3 (4.0-6.5 yd3)
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard.
Note (2) A semi-cab option is available.
Displacement (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4) 7.01 l427 in³
Displacement (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*) 7.01 l427 in³
Emissions Engine meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 140 kW190 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 140 kW188 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 912 N·m672 lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 896 N·m660 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 886 N·m653 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 870 N·m641 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 876 N·m646 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 860 N·m634 lb/ft
Note *Range 4 power is boosted to be the same as Performance Mode.
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4) 138 kW188 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4) 136 kW182 HP
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5 s1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5 s5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.7 s9.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.7 s1.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 6.2 s6.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time 10.6 s10.6 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function* 190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow* 150 l/min40 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 28000 kPa4061 psi
Note *Adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the secondary display, when equipped.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder 30000 kPa4351 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 28000 kPa4061 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure 28000 kPa4061 psi
Axles - Front 35 l9.2 gal (US)
Axles - Rear 35 l9.2 gal (US)
Cooling System 32 l8.5 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 19.5 l5.2 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 195 l51.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 170 l44.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 90 l23.8 gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box 11 l2.9 gal (US)
Note (1) Declared dynamic operator sound pressure level is 72 dB(A) when “ISO 6396:2008” is used to measure value for an enclosed cab.
Note (2) The measurement was conducted at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed, with the cab doors and cab windows closed.
Note (3) The declared exterior sound power level is 104 dB(A) when the value is measured according to “ISO 6395:2008.”
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 130 l/min34 gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 57630 N·m42506 lb/ft
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn) 42570 N·m31398 lb/ft
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 24130 kPa3500 psi
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left 3.1 turns3.1 turns
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 40°
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 1,800 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed 2.2 s2.2 s
Note (1) Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2) In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tire's tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Other Choices Vary by Region (1) 20.5 R25, radial (L-2); 20.5-25 16PR (L-5); 23.5 R25, radial (L-3); 20.5 R25, radial (L-5); 650/65 R25 radial (L-3)
Other Choices Vary by Region (2) 20.5-25 12PR (L-2); Skidder/Agriculture; 20.5-25 12PR (L-3); Flexport™ Gen II
Standard Size 20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
Forward and Reverse - Range 1* 1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 2 13 km/h8 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 3 27 km/h17 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 4 40 km/h25 mile/h
Note *Creeper control allows max. speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the sec. display.
Notes Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).

938K - 2016 Standard Equipment

  • POWER TRAIN
    • Auto idle shut down feature
    • Cat C7.1 ACERT engine
      • Power modes (Standard and Performance)
      • Power by range (High Power in Range 4)
      • Turbocharged and aftercooled
      • Filtered crankcase breather
    • Coded start (requires secondary display)
    • Coolant protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
    • Fuel priming pump, automatic
    • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission with electronic control
      • Operator modes (Default, TC, Hystat, and Ice)
      • Directional Shift Aggressiveness (fast, medium, slow)
      • Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
      • Creeper control, adjust ground speed
    • Parking brake, electric
    • Single plane cooling package wide six fins per inch density
    • Throttle lock and max speed limiter
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Automatic lift and bucket kickouts, adjustable in-cab
    • Bucket and fork modes, adjustable in-cab
    • Cylinder damping at kickout and mechanical end stops
    • Fine mode control (fast, medium, slow) in fork mode
    • Hydraulic response setting (fast, medium, slow)
    • Hydraulic diagnostic connectors and S·O·SSM ports
    • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alternator, 115 amp, heavy duty
    • 12V power supply in cab (2)
    • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24V system, disconnect switch
    • Back-up alarm
    • Emergency shutdown switch
    • Halogen work and roading lights, LED rear tail lights
    • Remote jump start post
    • Resettable main and critical function breakers
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • 75 mm (3 in) retractable seat belt, with audible alarm and indicator
    • Automatic temperature control
    • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
    • Hydraulic control lockout
    • Interior cab lighting, door and dome
    • Interior rearview mirrors (2)
    • Lunch box storage
    • Radio ready speakers
    • Rear window defrost, electric
    • Seat-mounted electronic implement controls, adjustable
    • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Tinted front glass
    • Wet arm wiper/washer, 2-speed and intermittent, front
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • Large-access enclosure doors with adjustable close/open force
    • Parallel lift loader linkage

938K - 2016 Optional Equipment

  • Cab, deluxe
    • Electrically adjustable external heated mirrors (2)
    • Secondary display to enable features and adjust parameters
    • Sunscreen, front and rear
  • Seats
    • Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with mid backrest and mechanical lumbar support
    • Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Seat is heated and ventilated on bottom cushion and backrest.
  • Steering
    • Dual mode and secondary

Specifications

Engine Model Cat® C7.1 ACERT™
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 129 kW175 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 129 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power 136 kW182 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*) 127 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*) 126 kW169 HP
Bucket Capacities 2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Operating Weight 15485 kg34129 lb
Maximum Gross Power 140 kW188 HP
ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
Front Fixed; Open differential (standard); Locking differential (optional)
Rear Oscillating ±11 degrees; Open differential (standard); Limited slip differential (optional in some regions)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose 2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material 3.1-5.0 m3 (4.0-6.5 yd3)
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard.
Note (2) A semi-cab option is available.
Displacement (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4) 7.01 l427 in³
Displacement (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*) 7.01 l427 in³
Emissions Engine meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 140 kW190 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 140 kW188 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 912 N·m672 lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 896 N·m660 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 886 N·m653 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 870 N·m641 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 876 N·m646 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 860 N·m634 lb/ft
Note *Range 4 power is boosted to be the same as Performance Mode.
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4) 138 kW188 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4) 136 kW182 HP
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5 s1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5 s5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.7 s9.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.7 s1.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 6.2 s6.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time 10.6 s10.6 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function* 190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow* 150 l/min40 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 28000 kPa4061 psi
Note *Adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the secondary display, when equipped.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder 30000 kPa4351 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 28000 kPa4061 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure 28000 kPa4061 psi
Axles - Front 35 l9.2 gal (US)
Axles - Rear 35 l9.2 gal (US)
Cooling System 32 l8.5 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 19.5 l5.2 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 195 l51.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 170 l44.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 90 l23.8 gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box 11 l2.9 gal (US)
Note (1) Declared dynamic operator sound pressure level is 72 dB(A) when “ISO 6396:2008” is used to measure value for an enclosed cab.
Note (2) The measurement was conducted at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed, with the cab doors and cab windows closed.
Note (3) The declared exterior sound power level is 104 dB(A) when the value is measured according to “ISO 6395:2008.”
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 130 l/min34 gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 57630 N·m42506 lb/ft
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn) 42570 N·m31398 lb/ft
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 24130 kPa3500 psi
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left 3.1 turns3.1 turns
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 40°
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 1,800 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed 2.2 s2.2 s
Note (1) Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2) In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tire's tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Other Choices Vary by Region (1) 20.5 R25, radial (L-2); 20.5-25 16PR (L-5); 23.5 R25, radial (L-3); 20.5 R25, radial (L-5); 650/65 R25 radial (L-3)
Other Choices Vary by Region (2) 20.5-25 12PR (L-2); Skidder/Agriculture; 20.5-25 12PR (L-3); Flexport™ Gen II
Standard Size 20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
Forward and Reverse - Range 1* 1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 2 13 km/h8 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 3 27 km/h17 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 4 40 km/h25 mile/h
Note *Creeper control allows max. speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the sec. display.
Notes Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).

Equipment

938K - 2016 Standard Equipment

  • POWER TRAIN
    • Auto idle shut down feature
    • Cat C7.1 ACERT engine
      • Power modes (Standard and Performance)
      • Power by range (High Power in Range 4)
      • Turbocharged and aftercooled
      • Filtered crankcase breather
    • Coded start (requires secondary display)
    • Coolant protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
    • Fuel priming pump, automatic
    • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission with electronic control
      • Operator modes (Default, TC, Hystat, and Ice)
      • Directional Shift Aggressiveness (fast, medium, slow)
      • Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
      • Creeper control, adjust ground speed
    • Parking brake, electric
    • Single plane cooling package wide six fins per inch density
    • Throttle lock and max speed limiter
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Automatic lift and bucket kickouts, adjustable in-cab
    • Bucket and fork modes, adjustable in-cab
    • Cylinder damping at kickout and mechanical end stops
    • Fine mode control (fast, medium, slow) in fork mode
    • Hydraulic response setting (fast, medium, slow)
    • Hydraulic diagnostic connectors and S·O·SSM ports
    • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alternator, 115 amp, heavy duty
    • 12V power supply in cab (2)
    • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24V system, disconnect switch
    • Back-up alarm
    • Emergency shutdown switch
    • Halogen work and roading lights, LED rear tail lights
    • Remote jump start post
    • Resettable main and critical function breakers
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • 75 mm (3 in) retractable seat belt, with audible alarm and indicator
    • Automatic temperature control
    • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
    • Hydraulic control lockout
    • Interior cab lighting, door and dome
    • Interior rearview mirrors (2)
    • Lunch box storage
    • Radio ready speakers
    • Rear window defrost, electric
    • Seat-mounted electronic implement controls, adjustable
    • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Tinted front glass
    • Wet arm wiper/washer, 2-speed and intermittent, front
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • Large-access enclosure doors with adjustable close/open force
    • Parallel lift loader linkage

938K - 2016 Optional Equipment

  • Cab, deluxe
    • Electrically adjustable external heated mirrors (2)
    • Secondary display to enable features and adjust parameters
    • Sunscreen, front and rear
  • Seats
    • Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with mid backrest and mechanical lumbar support
    • Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Seat is heated and ventilated on bottom cushion and backrest.
  • Steering
    • Dual mode and secondary

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