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903C2 Compact Wheel Loader Specifications
Net Power 40 hp
Net Power 40 HP
Engine Model Cat C2.4*
Engine Model Cat C2.4*

Engine

Net Power
40 hp
Net Power
40 HP
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Maximum Gross Power
42 hp
Maximum Gross Power
42 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 Rating
40 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 Rating
40 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 Rating
40 HP
Bore
3.4 in
Stroke
4.0 in
Displacement
147 in2
Note
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Bore
3.4 in
Displacement
147 in²
Note
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Stroke
4 in

Weights

Operating Weight
9060 lb
Operating Weight
9060 lb

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
3rd Auxiliary Flow
14 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
4.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
0.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float
3.2 s

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
3 gal
Cooling System
3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
11.4 gal
Fuel Tank
11.4 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
6.3 gal
Hydraulic System
6.3 gal (US)
Engine Oil
2.4 gal
Engine Oil
2.4 gal (US)

Transmission

Travel Speed
10 mile/h

Dimensions (Approximate) – Standard

Cab Height
8.2 ft
Ground Clearance
1.3 ft
Wheelbase
5.9 ft
Overall Length with Bucket*
15.4 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9 ft
Dig Depth
8 in
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5 ft
Load Over Height
9.2 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.1 ft
Departure Angle (degrees)
30°
Overall Length with Forks
17.0 ft
Reach at Level Ground
3.2 ft
Maximum Reach
5.0 ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6 ft
Maximum Fork Height
9.8 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5 ft
Turning Radius Over Bucket*
12.9 ft
Turning Radius Inside Tire**
5.4 ft
Width Over Bucket*
5.8 ft
Tire Gauge
4.3 ft
Machine Width**
5.6 ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Steering Angle – Left/Right
80°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Note
*Vary with bucket size.
Note
**Vary with tire size.

Operating Specifications – Standard Lift

Tire Size
33 × 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Breakout Force
5170 lbf
Operating Weight
9060 lb
Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Bucket
2150 lb
Straight Tipping Load, Bucket
5070 lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket
4300 lb
Rackback, Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2610 lb
Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1960 lb
With Additional Counterweight – Operating Weight
9435 lb
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Bucket
2305 lb
With Additional Counterweight – Straight Tipping Load, Bucket
5445 lb
With Additional Counterweight – Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket
4610 lb
With Additional Counterweight – Rackback, Transport Position
52°
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)
2800 lb
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
2105 lb

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8 yd³
Breakout Force
5170 lbf
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4300 lb
Operating Weight
9060 lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2150 lb
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
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
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5070 lb
Tire Size
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4610 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9435 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2305 lb
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
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
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5445 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
10 mile/h

Maximum Material Densities – General Purpose

Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Bucket Type
General Purpose
Rated Capacity
0.8 yd3
Dump Height
90 in
Maximum Material Density
2545 lb/yd3
Bucket Width
70 in

Maximum Material Densities – Light Material

Bucket Type
Light Material
Rated Capacity
1.3 yd3
Dump Height
85 in
Maximum Material Density
1480 lb/yd3
Bucket Width
74 in

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Cab Height
8.2 ft
Ground Clearance
1.3 ft
Wheel Base
5.9 ft
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.9 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9 ft
Dig Depth
8 in
Maximum Dump Height*
8 ft
Load Over Height
9.6 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.6 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Overall Length - With Forks
17.5 ft
Reach - Ground Level
3.7 ft
Maximum Reach
5.4 ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6 ft
Maximum Fork Height
10.3 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5 ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
13.2 ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.4 ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8 ft
Tire Gauge
4.3 ft
Machine Width**
5.6 ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Steering Angle - Left/Right
80°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Tire Size
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8 yd³
Breakout Force
5170 lbf
Operating Weight
9105 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
1875 lb
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4500 lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
3760 lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
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
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
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9480 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2030 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4840 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4060 lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
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
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

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Bucket Type
Light Material
Bucket Width
74 in
Dump Height
85 in
Maximum Material Density
1480 lb/yd³
Rated Capacity
1.3 yd³

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Articulation Angle
40°
Cab Height
8.2 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Dig Depth
8 in
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5 ft
Ground Clearance
1.3 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.1 ft
Load Over Height
9.2 ft
Machine Width**
5.6 ft
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5 ft
Maximum Fork Height
9.8 ft
Maximum Reach
5 ft
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.4 ft
Overall Length - With Forks
17 ft
Reach - Ground Level
3.2 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9 ft
Steering Angle - Left/Right
80°
Tire Gauge
4.3 ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.4 ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
12.9 ft
Wheel Base
5.9 ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8 ft

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Bucket Type
General Purpose
Bucket Width
70 in
Dump Height
90 in
Maximum Material Density
2545 lb/yd³
Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Rated Capacity
0.8 yd³
  • 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
  • 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.