924G Wheel Loader

Content:

924G

®

Wheel Loader
Standard and High Lift
Arrangements

Engine
Model
Rated Net Power
Maximum Net Power
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
Weights
Maximum Weight

Caterpillar® 3056E DIT ATAAC
96 kW
129 hp
102 kW
137 hp
1.7 m3 – 2.8 m3

2.2 yd3 – 3.6 yd3

11 340 kg

24,990 lb

924G Wheel Loader
Offering world class performance, value and reliability.

Caterpillar® Power Train

Operator Station

✔ The 924G uses a Caterpillar power train ✔ The 924G operator station is
for reliable, long life. The Caterpillar
ergonomically designed to create a
3056E DIT ATAAC six-cylinder engine
comfortable work area. Easy-to-use
with Cat power shift transmission are
machine controls and a new gauge
performance-matched to the torque
console reduce operator fatigue and
converter and axles for smoother
increase efficiency and productivity.
performance and greater operator
pg. 6
comfort. pg. 4

Owning & Operating Costs

Environmentally Responsible Design

Extended service intervals, an advanced ✔ Quiet operation, low engine emissions,
electronic warning system, lower fuel
less fluid disposal and clean, easy
consumption and faster cycle times save
servicing help you meet worldwide
you time and money. pg. 12
regulations and protect the environment.
pg. 13

The 924G is one of the most versatile
wheel loaders in the world. Size, power,
performance and interchangeability of work
tools make this machine ideal for a wide
range of jobs.

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VersaLink™ Loader Linkage
Loader linkage gives the 924G
unsurpassed visibility, versatility and
stability. The single piece boom-style
lift arm design offers exceptional
strength, rigidity and visibility. A high
lift version is available for high-dump
or long reach requirements. pg. 8

Complete Customer Support
Caterpillar dealers offer unmatched
customer support, with excellent
warranty programs and fast parts
availability, resulting in maximum
uptime and minimum repair costs.
pg. 14

Work Tools

Hydraulic System

Serviceability

A wide range of Caterpillar Work Tools
are available to meet the needs of your
jobsite applications. The machine’s
quick coupler system allows the
operator to quickly change from one
high performance work tool to another
without leaving the cab. pg. 9

Modular hydraulic system offers fast
loading cycles, easy reconfiguration and
exceptional ride control. pg. 10

Perform daily maintenance with easy
ground-level access to all major service
points. Gull-wing doors provide
excellent engine access and a swing-out
fan simplifies radiator service. pg. 11

✔ New Feature
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Caterpillar Power Train
Rugged, dependable Cat components deliver maximum rimpull to the ground and full power
to the loader hydraulics.

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Caterpillar Engine. The six-cylinder
3056E Direct Injection Turbocharged
(DIT) engine with Air-to-Air After
Cooler (ATAAC) has a proven
reputation for reliability, durability
and performance. Fuel injection
is electronically controlled for
precise timing.
Torque Rise. The engine features a 48%
torque rise for increased power during
heavy-duty use.
Emission Standards. The 3056E DIT
ATAAC engine meets worldwide
emissions standards.
Cylinders. Low cylinder pressure
rise and low peak pressure provide
outstanding reliability and durability.
Cooling System. Engine and cooling
system are in separate compartments for
clean, quiet operation and easy service.
Air-to-Air After Cooling. Air-to-air after
cooling reduces engine emissions.

Electronic Control Module. The
Caterpillar engine control module
not only controls the timing needs
of the engine but also monitors
critical systems to maintain optimum
performance and provide engine
protection.
Service Intervals. The recommended
engine oil change requirement is every
500 hours of operation.
Axles. Heavy-duty design features
strong gears and bearings for durable
performance. Oscillating rear axle helps
assure four-wheel ground contact for
optimum traction and stability.
Brakes. Oil-disc brakes are adjustmentfree and fully enclosed.
Optional Heavy-Duty Brakes. Optional
heavy-duty brakes provide additional
brake discs and axle oil cooler for
severe applications.
Duo-Cone® Seals. Duo-Cone Seals keep
oil in and contaminants out.

Transmission. Rugged, field-proven
Caterpillar 4F/3R transmission uses
heavy-duty components for durable and
reliable operation. High-energy friction
materials allow for better heat tolerance
while thick reaction plates allow for
better heat dissipation. The transmission
is also designed for easy service
and rebuild.
Electronic Clutch Pressure Control.
The Electronic Clutch Pressure Control
(ECPC) manages shift torque providing
exceptional smoothness.
Gears. High-contact ratio spur gears are
precision ground and heat treated for
quiet, durable operation.
Shifting Options. Operator can choose
manual shift or two autoshift modes
(full throttle or variable shift control).
Full throttle selection provides
maximum acceleration while variable
selection increases fuel economy and
improves operator comfort.

Limited Slip Differentials. Optional
front and rear Limited Slip Differentials
provide improved traction in poor or
uneven underfoot conditions.

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Operator Station
Ergonomic design emphasizes comfort, visibility and easy operation.

Cab. The ergonomic cab provides a
comfortable work environment with
large windows, spacious interior room,
generous storage areas and low interior
sound levels.

Windows. Large windows improve
visibility in all directions. The rear
window features a standard electric
defroster. Sliding glass is available
as an option on the doors.

Access/Egress. Access/egress is
through a two-door design. Both doors
open fully and lock flush against the
cab. Steps leading up to the cab are
wide and angled out for secure footing.

Visibility. Visibility to critical areas
such as the bucket have been optimized.
The VersaLink™ loader linkage
geometry maximizes visibility
throughout the entire production cycle.

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Optional Rear View Camera System.
Work area visual enhancement
system utilizes a closed circuit video
monitoring system. One, two or
three cameras can be mounted on the
machine frame. Objects can be viewed
in a 7 inch color LCD monitor located
in place of the right cab rear view
mirror. Rear view system is compatible
with heavy duty radiator guarding and
waste handling packages.

Instrument Panel. Redesigned instrument
panel is conveniently located with
easy-to-read gauges and expanded
warning/indicator and diagnostic
functions.
Electronic Engine Speed Control.
A specific engine RPM can be set and
maintained with a switch in the cab.

Seat Belt. All seats include a
comfortable 75 mm (3 inch) wide
retractable seat belt.

Steering System. The load-sensing,
closed-center steering system with flow
amplification matches steering response
to a wide variety of applications. The
adjustable steering console lifts easily
out of the way. Dual suspended brake
pedals function as a brake and a
transmission neutralizer so the operator
can maintain high engine RPM for full
hydraulic flow and fast cycle times.
Standard Operator Programmable
Transmission Neutralizer. Operator
can select any brake pressure setting
depending on the application to
neutralize the transmission or select
off for no neutralization. In less than
15 seconds, this system enables any
operator to set up the machine exactly
the way that best fits the application,
greater pressure for applications up
ramps and hills, lighter pressure for flat
work areas like truck loading or material
handling for underground utility sites.

Cat Contour Seat, fabric, electrically
adjustable with air suspension.

Storage. Generous storage space
includes a lockable compartment, coat
hook and special molded compartments
designed to hold a lunchbox/cooler, cup
or can. A tool box is also provided.
Customize the Cab. The cab can be
customized with:
Low Effort Operation. Hydraulic
joystick controls provide ease of lift
and tilt functions. A single joystick is
standard. An integrated directional
control switch on the joystick provides
easy operation and enhanced productivity.
A two lever control is optional.
Seat. The standard seat is available in
cloth or vinyl with fully adjustable
fore/aft position, seatback angle, bottom
cushion height, armrest angle and
suspension stiffness. Other seat options
include:

12V converter for powering
electronics such as cellular phones,
two-way radios and music systems

Radio installation package

Sun visor for windshield

Roll-down sun screen for rear
window

External mirror package

Auxiliary lighting packages

Cat Contour Seat, fabric, with
adjustable backrest and lumbar
support.

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VersaLink™ Loader Linkage
Linkage design offers unparalleled versatility without compromise to performance.

Reconfiguration. The VersaLink loader
linkage can be reconfigured from pin-on
to Quick Coupler or from standard
linkage to high lift linkage with a
minimum of new parts required.
Outstanding Performance. The
VersaLink loader linkage is designed
for exceptional loader performance in
a wide range of applications, offering:

increased breakout force to shorten
cycle times and increase bucket fill
factors;

higher dump clearance for working
in “high target” situations that
ordinary loaders cannot;

more dig depth for better excavation
performance, even when equipped
with larger 20.5 x 25 tires;

greater rackback angle for improved
material retention, resulting in
higher productivity;

greater dozing angle for improved
control of material when fine
grading.

Visibility. The VersaLink loader linkage
geometry maximizes visibility throughout
the entire production cycle.
Linkage Design. Versatility is the key
benefit of the VersaLink loader linkage.
The 924G can be configured in many
ways:

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with a Quick Coupler, work
tool changes are quick and easy.
In this configuration, the 924G
offers the versatility of an integrated
toolcarrier and the performance of
a wheel loader;

equipped with pin-on tools, like
a bucket, the 924G becomes a
dedicated wheel loader, with
exceptional breakout force,
tipping load and dump height;

equipped with the High Lift
VersaLink loader linkage option,
the 924G is ideal for special
applications that require more
reach and lift height.

Parallel Lift. Parallel lift simplifies
working with palletized or stacked
material. Operators can concentrate
on material placement while the load
automatically remains parallel
throughout the lift range. And, like
an integrated toolcarrier, the 924G
can easily manipulate loads.

Work Tools
Increase your productivity by performing a variety of jobs with one machine.

Versatility. With a variety of work tools
offered by Caterpillar, the 924G is ideal
for a wide range of applications.
Quick Coupler. Work tools can be
changed quickly and easily with the
machine’s integral quick coupler
system. A switch in the operator
compartment activates a hydraulic
cylinder for positive tool engagement
or disengagement.
Buckets. With exceptional rimpull and
high breakout and lift forces, the 924G
demonstrates strong performance as a
bucket loading machine. A wide range
of Caterpillar buckets are available
including:

general purpose

penetration

light material

multi purpose

side dump

high dump

material handling

Material Handling. Exceptional
visibility and heavy-lift capabilities
enable you to work quickly and
efficiently with the 924G as a material
handler. A wide range of tools are
available such as:

pallet forks

lumber and log forks

material handling arm

tire loaders

specialty clamps

Special Applications. Some of the
numerous specialty tools available
include:

dozer blades

snow plows

hydraulic brooms

asphalt cutter

loader rakes

Auxiliary Hydraulics. Optional 3rd and
4th function hydraulics are available
for use with work tools that require
hydraulic power, such as rotary
brooms, augers, high dump and
side dump buckets.

Optional Joystick with Integrated Third
Function Controls. Low effort pilot
hydraulics operated lift and tilt functions
are combined with electrohydraulic
transmission forward-neutral-reverse,
transmission kick down and integrated
third function auxiliary hydraulic
controls. Enables operator to maintain

control of loader linkage while
manipulating hydromechanical tools
such as top clamp buckets and forks,
side dump buckets and hydraulic brooms.
Two modes of operation include:

Standard Work Tool Mode –
Provides intermittent flow to the
work tool. Rolling the roller switch
upward pressurizes the left side
of the auxiliary system, downward
activation of the roller switch
pressurizes the right side. This system
is ideal for top clamps or side
dump buckets.

Continuous Flow Mode – Gradually
increases auxiliary hydraulic flow to
the work tool when the roller switch
is held upward. A momentary
downward activation of the roller
switch stops the flow.

Adjust the flow rate with a control knob
enabling broom speed to be matched to
vehicle ground speed or maximum top
clamp activation speed.

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Hydraulic System
Modular system provides improved efficiency and greater control.

Tilt Cylinder. A large tilt cylinder
delivers exceptional backdrag
performance.
Hoses. Caterpillar XT™ hoses and
couplings provide rugged, reliable
performance with significantly reduced
risk of leaks and blown lines.
Modular Hydraulic Control Valves.
Modular hydraulic control valves add a
new dimension of versatility that greatly
simplifies and lowers overall cost of
reconfiguring the machine for
additional functions.
Two-Section Control Valve. The 924G
comes equipped with a two-section
control valve for lift and tilt functions.
Up to two additional valve sections can
be stacked on the existing ones.
Ground Level Access. The control
valves feature convenient ground
level access for easy modifications
to the system.
Pumps. Separate steering and implement
pumps improve machine response.
Load-Sensing Steering. Load-sensing
steering provides low effort operator
control, making more power available
for rimpull, breakout and lift forces.
Precise Control. Designed by
Caterpillar, the modular hydraulic
system provides low effort operation
and superior control.
Performance. Fast loader cycle
times result in greater productivity.
The hydraulic system is matched
to the power train for outstanding
performance.

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Load-Sensing Implement Hydraulics.
Load-sensing implement hydraulics
provide exceptional second gear
hydraulic-to-rimpull match for better
material handling.
Joystick Control. Low effort, joystick
implement control improves efficiency
with simultaneous lift and tilt functions.

Pressure Taps. Standard pressure taps
allow quick diagnosis of the entire
hydraulic system.
Optional Ride Control System. The
improved Ride Control System provides
a comfortable ride at all speeds and
improved hard bank digging. Three
modes are available: auto, on and off.

Serviceability
Improved access and fewer maintenance requirements add up to unparalleled ease of
service.
Easy Access. Gull-wing engine
enclosure doors with gas struts lift for
exceptional access to filters and service
points. Radiator and oil coolers are
easily accessible for cleaning.
Simplified Routine Service. All service
points are accessible from the ground
level. Easily check radiator coolant,
hydraulic oil and transmission oil levels
with sight gauges.
Swing-out Cooling Fan. A swing-out
cooling fan allows quick, easy cleaning
and service of the radiator. The fan is
hydraulically driven and separate from
the engine compartment for exceptional
low noise operation.
Optional Reversing Fan. Optional
reversing capability of the fan cleans
screens without interrupting machine
operation.
S•O•SSM Ports. Scheduled Oil Sampling
ports are factory installed for improved
access to engine, transmission and
hydraulic oils. S•O•S ports make oil
sampling quicker, cleaner and provide
the best oil sample for analysis.
Oil Filters. Spin-on filters for engine oil,
transmission oil and hydraulic oil are
vertically mounted for easier servicing.
Self-Diagnostics. Self-diagnostic
transmission and data link allows quick
and easy troubleshooting by service
personnel. Service codes are easily
accessed through the gauge console.

Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze.
Cat Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze
allows extended operation (up to
6,000 hours) between changes.

Standard hydraulic oil cooler

Adjustment-free brakes

Adjustment-free engine fuel system

Other Service Features. Other service
features include:

Grouped grease fittings

Positive torque hose clamps

Braided, color coded and numbered
wiring

Maintenance-free driveshaft

Stationary radiator and coolant hoses

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Owning & Operating Costs
Cost saving features help improve your bottom line.

Smoother Transmission for Increased
Productivity. A smoother shifting
transmission provides a more
comfortable work environment,
allowing the operator to be more
productive throughout the entire
work shift.
Demand Fan. Demand fan changes
speed to meet cooling requirements
and save fuel.
Engine Derate Feature. Auto Derate
monitors vital engine systems and will
derate the engine horsepower up to 50%
to protect the engine.
Product Link Option. Caterpillar’s asset
management or equipment management
system called Product Link, enables
dealers and their customers to track
equipment for hours and location, and
in some cases monitor machine health.
This easy-to-use system provides
information flow between a machine
and the user through the internet based
Dealer Storefront. This information
helps lower operating costs through
timely service/repairs and optimized
machine use.

Low Fuel Consumption. The 3056E DIT
ATAAC engine features low fuel
consumption for more economical
operation.

Extended Service Intervals. Service
intervals have been extended to reduce
machine service time and increase
machine availability:

Increased Power, Faster Cycle Times.
Higher horsepower and increased
torque rise results in more power and
faster cycle times, allowing the operator
to get more work done in a day.

4,000 hour hydraulic oil change
(S•O•S sampling required)

1,000 hour hydraulic filter change

500 hour engine oil change

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Machine Security System Option.
The Machine Security System (MSS)
inhibits unauthorized machine use by
immobilizing vital electrical circuits.
Critical machine circuits are inhibited
unless a valid key is used to start the
machine.

Environmentally Responsible Design
Caterpillar machines not only help you build a better world, they help maintain and preserve
the fragile environment.
Low Fuel Consumption. The 924G is
the top performer in its size class. The
result is more work done in a day, less
fuel consumed and minimal impact on
the environment.
Low Exhaust Emissions. The Cat 3056E
DIT ATAAC is a low emission engine
designed to meet current worldwide
emission regulations and is Tier 2
compliant.
Quiet Operation. The engine cooling
system allows the engine to be fully
enclosed, allowing less engine noise
to escape. With the optional sound
suppression package, the 924G is
even quieter.
Ozone Protection. To help protect the
earth’s ozone layer, the air conditioning
unit uses only R-134a refrigerant
which does not contain harmful
chlorofluorocarbons (CFC’s).
Fewer Leaks and Spills. Engine oil,
transmission and hydraulic filters are
positioned vertically and are easily
removed without spillage. Cat O-ring
face seals, XT hose and hydraulic
cylinders are all designed to help
prevent fluid leaks that can weaken
the machine’s performance and
cause harm to the environment.
Rebuildable Components. All major
components are designed for
rebuildability.

Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil.
Caterpillar biodegradable hydraulic oil
can be used in the 924G, providing an
environmentally-sound alternative to
mineral-based oils.

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Complete Customer Support
Caterpillar dealer services ensure a longer machine operating life with lower costs.

Operation. For the best operating
techniques to increase productivity
and your profit, turn to your Cat
dealer for the latest training literature
and trained staff.
Maintenance. Choose from a wide
range of maintenance services at the
time of machine purchase. Repair
option programs guarantee the cost of
repairs up front. Diagnostic programs
such as S•O•S Oil Analysis and
Technical Analysis help avoid
unscheduled repairs that can cost
unnecessary time and money.
Replacement. Repair, rebuild or
replace? Your Cat dealer can help you
evaluate the cost involved to make the
right choice.
Product Support. You will find nearly
all parts at our dealer parts counter.
Cat dealers utilize a worldwide
computer network to find in-stock
parts to minimize machine downtime.
Additionally, Caterpillar offers a line of
genuine remanufactured components
which can help lower repair costs.

Selection. Make detailed comparisons of
machines before purchasing. What are
the job requirements? What production
is needed? What is the true cost of lost
production? Your Cat dealer can give
you precise answers to these questions.

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Purchase. Look at the value the 924G
offers. Consider the financing options
your Cat dealer offers as well as day-today operating costs. Dealer support
services can be included in the cost of
the machine to yield lower equipment
owning and operating costs over the life
of the machine.

www.cat.com. For more complete
information on Cat products, dealer
services, and industry solutions, visit
us on the web at www.cat.com.
Specializing in fast, accurate and upto-date information, the Cat web site
delivers the information you need to
operate your business, 24-hours a day.

102 kW
103 kW
103 kW
100 mm
127 mm
6L

129 hp
130 hp
130 hp
137 hp
138 hp
138 hp
3.94 in
5 in
366 in3

• Net Power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for
the specified standard.
• Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel
when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner,
muffler and fan at minimum speed.
• No derating required up to 3000 m (9,843 ft) altitude.
Auto derate protects the engine, hydraulic and
transmission systems.

Engine Torque

96 kW
97 kW
97 kW

ft-lb

N•m

443

600

369

500

295

400

221

300

148

200

74

100

1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200

hp

kw

161

120

134

100

107

80

80

60

54

40

27

20

1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200

• The Caterpillar 3056E DIT ATAAC engine meets Tier 2
off-highway emission regulations.

Operating Weight

– Three-ring, controlled-expansion, lubricated pistons
– Gear-driven water and oil pumps
– One-piece cast iron cylinder heads with two valves per
cylinder
– Fuel priming pump and fuel/water separator

rpm

Engine Speed

Weights

– Electronically controlled rotary fuel pump

rpm

Engine Speed

• When the fan is at maximum speed Rated Net Power is
86 kW (115 hp) and Maximum Net Power is 96 kW (129 hp)
at the flywheel per the SAE reference conditions.

• Features:

Engine Torque

Net
Gross

Caterpillar 3056E DIT ATAAC

Engine Power

Model
Rated Net Power @ 2,300 rpm
SAE J1349
ISO 9249
EEC 80/1269
Maximum Net Power @ 1,900 rpm
SAE J1349
ISO 9249
EEC 80/1269
Bore
Stroke
Displacement

Engine Torque

Engine Power

Engine

11 340 kg

24,990 lb

• Specifications shown are for 924G with optional counterweight,
standard lubricants, full fuel tank, Cat with A/C, sliding glass,
Cat Contour Seat, Limited Slip axles with dual disc rear,
4L 4V hydraulics, heavy duty cooler, supplemental steering,
roading fenders, reversing fan, back-up alarm, guards,
ride control, radio, 1.8 m3 (2.3 yd3) bucket with bolt-on cutting
edge, 80 kg (176 lb) operator and 20.5 R25 radial (L-3)
XHA tires.

– S•O•S sampling port for engine oil
– Replaceable dry liners
– Cast aluminum valve cover
– Radiator can be easily accessed for cleaning

Steering
Minimum turning radius (over tire)
Steering angle, each direction
Steering cylinders, two, bore
Hydraulic output at 2,300 engine
rpm and 6900 kPa (1000 psi)
Maximum working pressure

5070 mm
40º
70 mm
106 L/min

200 in
2.75 in
27.7 gal/min

20 685 kPa

3,000 psi

• Center-point frame articulation.
• Front and rear wheels track.
• Variable displacement piston pump provides steering power
at all engine and ground speeds.
• Tilt steering console.
• High-impact rubber steering stops.
• Secondary steering system meets roading regulations
in various countries and ISO 5010.

924G Wheel Loader specifications

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Loader Hydraulic System
Output at 2,300 engine rpm and
6900 kPa (1000 psi) with SAE
10W oil at 65°C (150°F)
Maximum working pressure
Hydraulic cycle time:
Raise
Dump
Lower, empty, float down
Total
Lift cylinders, double acting:
Bore
Stroke
Tilt cylinder, double acting:
Bore
Stroke

Transmission
152 L/min

39.5 gal/min

25 900 kPa

3,755 psi

5.1 Seconds
1.4 Seconds
2.4 Seconds
8.9 Seconds
101.6 mm
810 mm

4 in
31.9 in

133.4 mm
945 mm

5.25 in
37.2 in

• Load-sensing system provides only the flow and pressure
needed to move the load.

Standard transmission, max travel speeds:
Forward 1
6.7 kph
4.2 mph
Forward 2
12.2 kph
7.6 mph
Forward 3
21.8 kph
13.5 mph
Forward 4
38.5 kph
23.9 mph
Reverse 1
6.7 kph
4.2 mph
Reverse 2
12.2 kph
7.6 mph
Reverse 3
21.8 kph
13.5 mph
Optional low speed transmission, max travel speeds:
Forward 1
3.7 kph
2.3 mph
Forward 2
7.5 kph
4.7 mph
Forward 3
19.6 kph
12.2 mph
Forward 4
39 kph
24.2 mph
Reverse 1
4.1 kph
2.5 mph
Reverse 2
8.1 kph
5 mph
Reverse 3
21.2 kph
13.2 mph

• Low effort, hydraulic joystick controls.

• Electronically-controlled Caterpillar countershaft
transmission with full on-the-go directional and speed
change capability.

• Electronic pilot shut-off switch disables implement functions
for added safety.

• High-energy friction materials and thick reaction plates for
better tolerance of heat.

• Hydraulic couplings with O-ring face seals.

• High-contact ratio spur gears are precision ground and heat
treated for quiet, reliable operation.

• Variable-displacement axial piston implement pump.

• Improved Ride Control system available to provide improved
ride with less spillage from bucket during load & carry
operations and better hard bank capability.

• Button on implement control lever allows downshifting
on demand.
• Computer controlled modulation provides smoother
transitions.

Service Refill Capacities
Fuel tank
Cooling system
Crankcase
Transmission
Differentials and final drives:
Front
Rear
Hydraulic system
(including tank)
Hydraulic tank

• Electronic autoshift is standard.

225 L
40 L
16 L
23 L

59.4 gal
10.6 gal
4.2 gal
6.1 gal

21 L
21 L
125 L

5.5 gal
5.5 gal
33 gal

70 L

18.5 gal

• Optional low speed transmission available for better match
with attachments requiring high hydraulic flow.

Axles
Features:
• Fixed front, oscillating rear (±12° with 17.5 – 25 L-2 tires).
• Caterpillar axle with fully-enclosed brakes and final drives.
• Patented Duo-Cone Seals between axle and housing.
• Rear wheel can raise or drop a total of:
– 423 mm (16.6 in) with 17.5 tires, or
– 326 mm (12.8 in) with 20.5 tires
• Limited Slip Differentials are optional on front, rear or
both axles.
• Rear axle trunnion has remote lubrication fitting.
• Planetary final drives are lubricated from the main oil sump.
• High contact gearset reduces noise levels during meshing.

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924G Wheel Loader specifications

Tires

Cab

Choice of:

ROPS

• 17.5 – 25, 12PR (L-2)
• 17.5 – 25, 12PR (L-3)
• 17.5 R25, radial (L-2)
• 17.5 R25, radial (L-3)
• 550/65 R25, radial (L-2)
• 550/65 R25, radial (L-3)
• 20.5 – 25, 12PR (L-2)
• 20.5 – 25, 12PR (L-3)
• 20.5 R25, radial (L-2)
• 20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
• Other tire choices are available, contact your Cat Dealer for
details.
• In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities
may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to
evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.

SAE J1040 MAY94,
ISO 3471-1994
SAE J231 JAN81,
ISO 3449-1992 Level II

FOPS

• Caterpillar cab and Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) are
standard in North America and Europe.
• When properly installed and maintained, the cab offered by
Caterpillar, when tested with doors and windows closed as
per work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166
May 90, results in operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent
sound pressure level) of 74 dB(A).
• As manufactured by Caterpillar, this machine’s exterior
sound power level meets the criteria spelled out in the
European Directives noted on the certificate of conformance
and the accompanying labeling.

Bucket Controls
Features:
• Lift circuit:

Brakes
Features:
• Service brake:
– Inboard oil-immersed disc brakes on front and rear axles
are standard.
– Completely enclosed and sealed.

– Four positions: raise, hold, lower and float.
– Adjustable automatic kickout from horizontal to full tilt.
• Tilt circuit:
– Three positions: tilt back, hold and dump.
– Two-speed dump for quick dumping with bucket and
precise load control with forks or other work tools.

– Adjustment-free.

– Adjustable automatic bucket positioner to desired loading
angle.

– Separate circuits for front and rear.

– Does not require visual spotting.

– Dual pedal braking system.
– Fully integrated with hydraulic system, no air system
required.
• Secondary brake:
– Indicator light alerts operator if brake pressure drops.
– Continually-charged nitrogen accumulators provide
emergency stopping power in case of engine power loss.

• Controls:
– Choice of two low effort control systems: a joystick or a
two-lever control of lift and tilt circuits.
– Optional third and fourth function hydraulic circuits
available with individual lever controls for remote hydraulic
functions.
– Controls can be disabled for roading.

• Parking brake:
– Mechanical, shoe-type brake.
– Mounted on drive line for positive manual operation.
– Application of parking brake neutralizes the transmission.
• Optional heavy-duty brakes with integrated oil cooler.

924G Wheel Loader specifications

17

Dimensions with Bucket

All dimensions are approximate. Dimensions may vary with bucket. Refer to Operating Specifications.

15

24

16

13

14

1

23

12
11

2

10

18

➤➤

3

25

19

➤ ➤



1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

8

78°

20

9
6

Height to top of ROPS/FOPS
Height to top of exhaust stack
Height to top of hood
Height to center of axle
Ground clearance
Overall length
Length – rear axle to bumper
Center line of front axle to hitch
Wheel base length
Dump clearance at maximum lift and 45° dump
Bucket clearance at maximum lift and level
Bucket pin height at maximum lift
Overall height – bucket raised
Reach at maximum lift and 45° dump
Rack back angle at maximum lift
Dump angle at maximum lift
Rack back angle at ground
Rack back angle at carry
Carry height
Digging depth

7

5

4

17

21
22


Standard VersaLink
3227 mm
(10 ft 8 in)
3211 mm
(10 ft 7 in)
2219 mm
(7 ft 4 in)
692 mm
(2 ft 4 in)
436 mm
(1 ft 5 in)
7168 mm
(23 ft 6 in)
1923 mm
(6 ft 4 in)
1400 mm
(4 ft 7 in)
2800 mm
(9 ft 2 in)
2828 mm
(9 ft 4 in)
3556 mm
(11 ft 8 in)
3881 mm
(12 ft 8 in)
5178 mm
(16 ft 11 in)
992 mm
(3 ft 3 in)
58°
45°
50°
51°
435 mm
(1 ft 5 in)
64 mm
(2.5 in)

High Lift VersaLink
3226 mm
(10 ft 8 in)
3210 mm
(10 ft 7 in)
2218 mm
(7 ft 4 in)
692 mm
(2 ft 4 in)
435 mm
(1 ft 6 in)
7659 mm
(25 ft 2 in)
1923 mm
(6 ft 4 in)
1400 mm
(4 ft 8 in)
2800 mm
(9 ft 3 in)
3335 mm
(10 ft 11 in)
4063 mm
(13 ft 4 in)
4387 mm
(14 ft 5 in)
5684 mm
(18 ft 8 in)
993 mm
(3 ft 4 in)
62°
45°
50°
54°
592 mm
(1 ft 11 in)
75 mm
(3 in)

Dimensions listed are for 924G with optional counterweight, standard lubricants, full fuel tank, Cat with A/C, sliding glass, Cat Contour
Seat, Limited Slip axles with dual disc rear, 4L 4V hydraulics, heavy duty cooler, supplemental steering, roading fenders, reversing fan,
back-up alarm, guards, ride control, radio, 1.8 m3 (2.3 yd3) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge, 80 kg (176 lb) operator and 20.5 R25 radial
(L-3) XHA tires. Refer to Operating Specifications for bucket variations.

21
22
23
24

Width at tread center
Overall width over tires
Minimum turning radius over tire
Minimum turning radius over bucket

25

Steering angle – left/right
Change in vertical dimension

18

924G Wheel Loader specifications

17.5-25 12PR (L-2) Tires
1880 mm
(6 ft 2 in)
2356 mm
(7 ft 9 in)
5070 mm
(16 ft 8 in)
See Operating Specifications
with Bucket Chart
40°
–68
(–3)

20.5-25 12PR (L-2) Tires
1880 mm
(6 ft 2 in)
2466 mm
(8 ft 1 in)
5135 mm
(16 ft 10 in)
5840 mm
(19 ft 2 in)
40°
no change

no change

Typical Material Densities – Loose

Basalt
Bauxite, Kaolin
Clay
natural bed
dry
wet
Clay and gravel
dry
wet
Decomposed rock
75% rock, 25% earth
50% rock, 50% earth
25% rock, 75% earth
Earth
dry, packed
wet, excavated
Granite
broken
Gravel
pitrun
dry
dry, 6-50 mm (0.2-2″)
wet, 6-50 mm (0.2-2″)

kg/m3

lb/yd3

1960
1420

3305
2394

1660
1480
1660

2799
2495
2799

1420
1540

2394
2596

1960
1720
1570

3305
2900
2647

1510
1600

2546
2698

1660

2799

1930
1510
1690
2020

3254
2546
2849
3406

Gypsum
broken
crushed
Limestone
broken
crushed
Sand
dry, loose
damp
wet
Sand and clay
loose
Sand and gravel
dry
wet
Sandstone
Shale
Slag
broken
Stone
crushed
Wood chips

kg/m3

lb/yd3

1810
1600

3052
2698

1540
1540

2596
2596

1420
1690
1840

2394
2849
3102

1600

2698

1720
2020
1510
1250

2900
3416
2546
2107

1750

2950

1600
400

2698
680

Bucket Selector

Material Density

Bucket Capacity
1000
yd

3

m

1200

1400

Bucket Capacity

1600

700

2000 kg/m3

1800

3

yd

m

800

1100

kg/m3

High Lift

1200

Std. VersaLink

2.3 1.8
High Lift

350
yd
Std. VersaLink

3

m

1450
400

1600
450

500

1850

lb/yd3

550

kg/m3

3

Std. VersaLink

6.5 5.0

High Lift

High Lift

600

Std. VersaLink

2.7 2.1

700

800

115%
% = Bucket Fill Factor

High Lift

2000

1000

3.6 2.8

High Lift

2.6 2.0

900

3

Std. VersaLink

Std. VersaLink

2.2 1.7

3

2200

2500

2800

3200

885
100%

950 lb/yd3
95%

lb/yd3

924G Wheel Loader specifications

19

Standard VersaLink
Operating Specifications with Bucket

General Purpose

Hook-on Buckets
using Quick Coupler

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On Teeth
& Segments*

Bolt-On
Teeth*

Waste/Ag

Woodchip

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Rated bucket capacity (§)

m3
yd3

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.7
2.2

2.0
2.6

2.8
3.6

5.0
6.5

Struck capacity (§)

m3
yd3

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.4
1.8

1.6
2.1

2.3
3.0

4.1
5.4

Bucket width

mm
ft/in

2550
8’4″

2550
8’4″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2550
8’4″

3392
11’2″

10

Dump clearance at full
lift and 45° discharge (§)

mm
ft/in

2828
9’4″

2759
9’1″

2724
9’0″

2655
8’9″

2724
9’0″

2655
8’9″

2623
8’8″

2512
8’3″

14

Reach at full lift
and 45° discharge (§)

mm
ft/in

992
3’4″

1060
3’6″

1095
3’8″

1163
3’10”

1095
3’8″

1163
3’10”

1198
4’0″

1158
3’10”

Reach at 45° discharge
and 2130 mm (7’0″)
clearance (§)

mm
ft/in

1515
5’0″

1545
5’1″

1558
5’2″

1583
5’3″

1558
5’2″

1583
5’3″

1596
5’3″

1477
4’11”

Reach with lift arms
horizontal and
bucket level

mm
ft/in

2295
7’7″

2392
7’11”

2441
8’1″

2538
8’4″

2441
8’1″

2538
8’4″

2585
8’6″

2659
8’9″

Digging depth (§)

mm
in

64
2.5″

72
2.8″

64
2.5″

72
2.8″

39
1.5″

47
1.9″

89
3.5″

64
2.5″

Overall length

mm
ft/in

7168
23’7″

7272
23’11”

7168
23’7″

7418
24’5″

7291
24’0″

7397
24’4″

7479
24’7″

7531
24’9″

13

Overall height with bucket
at full raise (§)

mm
ft/in

5178
16’11”

5288
17’5″

5178
17’0″

5288
17’5″

5178
17’0″

5288
17’5″

5410
17’9″

5671
18’8″

24

Loader clearance radius
with bucket in carry
position (§)

mm
ft/in

5603
18’5″

5631
18’6″

5662
18’7″

5690
18’8″

5662
18’7″

5690
18’8″

5689
18’8″

6081
19’11”

20
6

Static tipping load straight (§)

kg
lb

8286
18,268

8195
18,067

8120
17,902

7969
17,569

8299
18,296

8134
17,932

7946
17,518

7682
16,936

Static tipping load
full 40° turn (§)

kg
lb

7232
15,944

7144
15,750

7065
15,576

6919
15,254

7234
15,948

7083
15,615

6910
15,234

6708
14,789

Breakout force (§)

kg
lb

9956
21,949

9130
20,128

9835
21,682

8970
19,775

10 545
23,247

9617
21,201

7806
17,209

7222
15,921

Operating weight

kg
lb

11 335
24,990

11 383
25,096

11 470
25,288

11 567
25,502

11 384
25,098

11 433
25,206

11 497
25,347

11 861
26,150

Specifications shown are for 924G with optional counterweight, standard lubricants, full fuel tank, Cat with A/C, sliding glass,
Cat Contour Seat, Limited Slip axles with dual disc rear, 4L 4V hydraulics, heavy duty cooler, supplemental steering, roading fenders,
reversing fan, back-up alarm, guards, ride control, radio, 1.8 m3 (2.3 yd3) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge, 80 kg (176 lb) operator
and 20.5 R25 radial (L-3) XHA tires.

*

Dimensions are measured to the tip of the bucket teeth to provide accurate clearance data. SAE standards specifies the cutting edge.

(§) Specifications and ratings conform to all applicable standards recommended by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), including
SAE Standards J732 JUN92 and J742 FEB85 governing loader ratings.

20

924G Wheel Loader specifications

General Purpose

Pin-on
Buckets

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On Teeth
& Segments*

Bolt-On
Teeth*

Waste/Ag

Woodchip

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.7
2.2

2.0
2.6

2.8
3.6

5.0
6.5

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.4
1.8

1.6
2.1

2.3
3.0

4.1
5.4

2550
8’4″

2550
8’4″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2550
8’4″

3392
11’2″

2918
9’7″

2849
9’5″

2814
9’3″

2745
9’1″

2814
9’3″

2745
9’1″

2713
8’11”

2586
8’6″

885
2’11”

953
3’2″

988
3’3″

1056
3’6″

988
3’3″

1056
3’6″

1091
3’7″

1048
3’6″

1451
4’10”

1484
4’11”

1500
5’0″

1529
5’1″

1500
5’0″

1529
5’1″

1544
5’1″

1417
4’8″

2155
7’1″

2252
7’5″

2301
7’7″

2398
7’11”

2301
7’7″

2398
7’11”

2441
8’1″

2529
8’4″

64
2.5″

72
2.8″

64
2.5″

72
2.8″

39
1.5″

47
1.9″

89
3.5″

89
3.5″

7028
23’1″

7132
23’5″

7094
23’4″

7278
23’11”

7154
23’6″

7257
23’10”

7339
24’1″

7423
24’5″

5088
16’9″

5200
17’1″

5088
16’9″

5200
17’1″

5088
16’9″

5200
17’1″

5322
17’6″

5569
18’4″

5568
18’3″

5595
18’4″

5625
18’5″

5653
18’7″

5625
18’5″

5653
18’7″

5651
18’6″

6056
19’10”

8720
19,224

8647
19,063

8554
18,858

8419
18,561

8740
19,269

8585
18,927

8382
18,479

8045
17,736

7626
16,813

7557
16,660

7459
16,444

7330
16,160

7635
16,832

7495
16,524

7309
16,114

6974
15,375

11 452
25,247

10 405
22,939

11 330
24,978

10 243
22,582

12 251
27,008

11 052
24,365

8757
19,305

8050
17,747

11 213
24,721

11 241
24,783

11 349
25,021

11 423
25,184

11 263
24,831

11 291
24,893

11 357
25,039

11 695
25,784

924G Wheel Loader specifications

21

High Lift VersaLink
Operating Specifications with Bucket

General Purpose

Hook-on Buckets
using Quick Coupler

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On Teeth
& Segments*

Bolt-On
Teeth*

Waste/Ag

Woodchip

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Rated bucket capacity (§)

m3
yd3

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.7
2.2

2.0
2.6

2.8
3.6

5.0
6.5

Struck capacity (§)

m3
yd3

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.4
1.8

1.6
2.1

2.3
3.0

4.1
5.4

Bucket width

mm
ft/in

2550
8’4″

2550
8’4″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2550
8’4″

3392
11’2″

10

Dump clearance at full
lift and 45° discharge (§)

mm
ft/in

3335
11’0″

3266
10’9″

3231
10’8″

3162
10’5″

3231
10’8″

3162
10’5″

3130
10’4″

3019
9’11”

14

Reach at full lift
and 45° discharge (§)

mm
ft/in

993
3’3″

1061
3’6″

1096
3’7″

1165
3’10”

1096
3’7″

1165
3’10”

1199
3’11”

1158
3’10”

Reach at 45° discharge
and 2130 mm (7’0″)
clearance (§)

mm
ft/in

1946
6’5″

1981
6’6″

1999
6’7″

2031
6’8″

1999
6’7″

2031
6’8″

2048
6’9″

1944
6’5″

Reach with lift arms
horizontal and
bucket level

mm
ft/in

2686
8’10”

2783
9’2″

2832
9’3″

2929
9’7″

2832
9’3″

2929
9’7″

2976
9’9″

3049
10’0″

Digging depth (§)

mm
in

75
3″

83
3.3″

75
3″

83
3.3″

50
2″

58
2.3″

100
3.9″

75
3″

Overall length

mm
ft/in

7659
25’2″

7761
25’6″

7805
25’7″

7907
25’11”

7787
25’7″

7890
25’11”

7965
26’2″

8022
26’4″

13

Overall height with bucket
at full raise (§)

mm
ft/in

5684
18’8″

5794
19’0″

5684
18’8″

5794
19’0″

5684
18’8″

5794
19’0″

5917
19’5″

6178
20’3″

24

Loader clearance radius
with bucket in carry
position (§)

mm
ft/in

5840
19’2″

5870
19’3″

5902
19’4″

5933
19’6″

5902
19’4″

5933
19’6″

5934
19’6″

6311
20’8″

Static tipping load straight (§)

kg
lb

6717
14,809

6638
14,634

6556
14,454

6475
14,275

6708
14,789

6578
14,502

6428
14,171

6139
13,534

Static tipping load
full 40° turn (§)

kg
lb

5880
12,963

5803
12,793

5718
12,606

5640
12,434

5863
12,926

5743
12,661

5605
12,357

5309
11,704

Breakout force (§)

kg
lb

9956
21,949

9130
20,128

9842
21,698

9014
19,872

10 565
23,291

9635
21,241

7802
17,200

7241
15,963

Operating weight

kg
lb

11 421
25,180

11 470
25,288

11 556
25,477

11 602
25,579

11 471
25,290

11 520
25,398

11 583
25,537

11 947
26,339

20
6

22

924G Wheel Loader specifications

Pin-on
Buckets

General Purpose
Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On Teeth
& Segments*

Bolt-On
Teeth*

Waste/Ag

Woodchip

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

Bolt-On
Cutting Edge

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.8
2.3

2.1
2.7

1.7
2.2

2.0
2.6

2.8
3.6

5.0
6.5

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.5
2.0

1.7
2.2

1.4
1.8

1.6
2.1

2.3
3.0

4.1
5.4

2550
8’4″

2550
8’4″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2585
8’6″

2550
8’4″

3392
11’2″

3426
11’3″

3358
11’1″

3322
10’11”

3253
10’9″

3322
10’11”

3253
10’9″

3221
10’7″

3093
10’2″

886
2’11”

954
3’2″

989
3’3″

1057
3’6″

989
3’3″

1057
3’6″

1093
3’7″

1049
3’5″

1876
6’2″

1914
6’3″

1933
6’4″

1968
6’5″

1933
6’4″

1968
6’5″

1987
6’6″

1875
6’2″

2546
8’4″

2643
8’8″

2692
8’10”

2789
9’2″

2692
8’10”

2789
9’2″

2836
9’4″

2920
9’7″

74
2.9″

82
3.2″

74
2.9″

82
3.2″

49
1.9″

57
2.2″

99
3.9″

99
3.9″

7518
24’8″

7620
25’0″

7664
25’2″

7766
25’6″

7649
25’1″

7749
25’5″

7965
26’2″

7909
25’11”

5595
18’4″

5707
18’9″

5595
18’4″

5707
18’9″

5595
18’4″

5707
18’9″

5830
19’2″

6076
19’11”

5801
19’0″

5831
19’2″

5862
19’3″

5892
19’4″

5862
19’3″

5892
19’4″

5892
19’4″

6285
20’7″

7107
15,668

7048
15,538

6946
15,313

6884
15,177

7103
15,660

6988
15,406

6827
15,051

6494
14,317

6188
13,642

6131
13,517

6026
13,285

5968
13,157

6176
13,616

6071
13,384

5923
13,058

5591
12,326

11 445
25,232

10 396
22,919

11 332
24,982

10 282
22,668

12 268
27,046

11 064
24,392

8747
19,283

8050
17,747

11 300
24,913

11 328
24,975

11 435
25,210

11 463
25,272

11 349
25,021

11 377
25,083

11 446
25,235

11 781
25,973

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Dimensions with Pallet Forks
All dimensions are approximate. Dimensions vary with fork length. Refer to Operating Specifications chart below.

7

4

5

3

6

1

1
2
3
4
6
5
7

2

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Standard VersaLink
Fork Tine Length
1200 mm (3 ft 11 in)
1350 mm
7607 mm (25 ft 0 in)
7772 mm
32 mm
(1 in)
32 mm
932 mm (3 ft 1 in)
947 mm
1561 mm (5 ft 1 in)
1576 mm
1790 mm (5 ft 10 in)
1790 mm
3637 mm (11 ft 11 in) 3652 mm
762 mm (2 ft 6 in)
762 mm
High Lift VersaLink
8104 mm (26 ft 7 in)
8269 mm
42 mm
(2 in)
42 mm
1428 mm (4 ft 8 in)
1443 mm
1952 mm (6 ft 5 in)
1967 mm
4144 mm (13 ft 7 in)
4159 mm
1790 mm (5 ft 10 in)
1790 mm
762 mm (2 ft 6 in)
762 mm

(4 ft 5 in)
(25 ft 6 in)
(1 in)
(3 ft 1 in)
(5 ft 2 in)
(5 ft 10 in)
(12 ft 0 in)
(2 ft 6 in)
(27 ft 2 in)
(2 in)
(4 ft 9 in)
(6 ft 5 in)
(13 ft 8 in)
(5 ft 10 in)
(2 ft 6 in)

Operating Specifications with Pallet Forks

Standard VersaLink:
Operating load:
Per SAE J1197 FEB91 (50% of FTSTL)
Per EN 474-3, rough terrain (60% of FTSTL)
Per EN 474-3, firm & level ground (80% of FTSTL)
Load center
Static tipping load with level arms and forks, straight*
Static tipping load with level arms and forks, full 40° turn*
Operating weight*

1200 mm

Fork Tine Length
(3 ft 11 in)
1350 mm

2719 kg
3263 kg
4350 kg
600 mm
6209 kg
5438 kg
11 042 kg

(5994 lb)
(7193 lb)
(9591 lb)
(1323 in)
(13,689 lb)
(11,989 lb)
(24,344 lb)

2606.5 kg
3128 kg
4170 kg
675 mm
5960 kg
5213 kg
11 102 kg

(5746 lb)
(6896 lb)
(9194 lb)
(1488 in)
(13,140 lb)
(11,493 lb)
(24,476 lb)

High Lift VersaLink:
Operating load:
Per SAE J1197 FEB91 (50% of FTSTL)
Per EN 474-3, rough terrain (60% of FTSTL)
Per EN 474-3, firm & level ground (80% of FTSTL)
Load center
Static tipping load with level arms and forks, straight*
Static tipping load with level arms and forks, full 40° turn*
Operating weight*

2325 kg
2789 kg
3719 kg
600 mm
5330 kg
4649 kg
11 128 kg

(5125 lb)
(6150 lb)
(8199 lb)
(23.6 in)
(11,751 lb)
(10,249 lb)
(24,533 lb)

2232 kg
2678 kg
3571 kg
675 mm
5108 kg
4464 kg
11 188 kg

(4921 lb)
(5905 lb)
(7873 lb)
(26.6 in)
(11,261 lb)
(9841 lb)
(24,665 lb)

(4 ft 5 in)

* Static tipping and operating weights shown are for 924G with optional counterweight, standard lubricants, full fuel tank, Cat with A/C,
sliding glass, Cat Contour Seat, Limited Slip axles with dual disc rear, 4L 4V hydraulics, heavy duty cooler, supplemental steering,
roading fenders, reversing fan, back-up alarm, guards, ride control, radio, 1.8 m3 (2.3 yd3) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge, 80 kg (176 lb)
operator and 20.5 R25 radial (L-3) XHA tires. Tipping load is defined by SAE J732 JUN92.

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Dimensions with Standard VersaLink and Millyard Forks

All dimensions are approximate. Dimensions vary with fork length. Refer to Operating Specifications chart below.

4

11





➤➤

12
13
14

5

45°

8

3

9
8
7

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Hook-On Fork
7670 mm (25 ft 2 in)
969 mm (3 ft 2 in)
1597 mm (5 ft 3 in)
798 mm (2 ft 7 in)
1220 mm (4 ft 0 in)
1802 mm (5 ft 11 in)
2141 mm (7 ft 0 in)
2462 mm (8 ft 1 in)
3650 mm (12 ft)
69°
2705 mm (8 ft 10 in)
1195 mm (3 ft 11 in)
1651 mm (5 ft 5 in)
1779 mm (5 ft 10 in)

Pin-On Fork
7559 mm (24 ft 10 in)
865 mm (2 ft 10 in)
1436 mm (4 ft 9 in)
637 mm (2 ft 1 in)
1220 mm (4 ft 0 in)
1736 mm (5 ft 8 in)
2491 mm (8 ft 2 in)
2533 mm (8 ft 4 in)
3583 mm (11 ft 9 in)
48°
2705 mm (8 ft 10 in)
1195 mm (3 ft 11 in)
1651 mm (5 ft 5 in)
1779 mm (5 ft 10 in)

2

1

6

Operating Specifications with Standard VersaLink and Millyard Forks
Fork Type
Operating load:
Per SAE J1197 FEB91 (50% of FTSTL)
Per EN 474-3, log handling, rough terrain (75% of FTSTL)
Per EN 474-3, log handling, firm & level ground (85% of FTSTL)
Load center
Static tipping load with level arm and forks, straight*
Static tipping load with level arm and forks, full 40° turn*
Operating weight*

Hook-On Fork
2347 kg
3521 kg
3990 kg
616 mm
5449 kg
4694 kg
11 742 kg

(5174 lb)
(7761 lb)
(8796 lb)
(24.3 in)
(12,013 lb)
(10,349 lb)
(25,887 lb)

Pin-On Fork
2580.5 kg (5689 lb)
3870.75 kg (8534 lb)
4386.85 kg (9671 lb)
592 mm
(23.3 in)
5961 kg (13,142 lb)
5161 kg (11,378 lb)
11 630 kg (25,640 lb)

* Static tipping and operating weights shown are for 924G with optional counterweight, standard lubricants, full fuel tank, Cat with A/C,
sliding glass, Cat Contour Seat, Limited Slip axles with dual disc rear, 4L 4V hydraulics, heavy duty cooler, supplemental steering,
roading fenders, reversing fan, back-up alarm, guards, ride control, radio, 1.8 m3 (2.3 yd3) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge, 80 kg (176 lb)
operator and 20.5 R25 radial (L-3) XHA tires. Tipping load is defined by SAE J732 JUN92.

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Dimensions with Material Handling Arm
All dimensions are approximate.

1

2

3

4
5
6

11

10

9

8

7

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16

Standard
VersaLink
2355 mm (7 ft 9 in)
1881 mm (6 ft 3 in)
1407 mm (4 ft 8 in)
7197 mm (23 ft 8 in)
6317 mm (20 ft 8 in)
5438 mm (17 ft 10 in)
3221 mm (10 ft 7 in)
4220 mm (13 ft 10 in)
5220 mm (17 ft 1 in)
1602 mm (5 ft 3 in)
2138 mm (7 ft 0 in)
3088 mm (10 ft 1 in)
4039 mm (13 ft 3 in)
858 mm (2 ft 9 in)
1166 mm (3 ft 9 in)
1475 mm (4 ft 10 in)

High Lift
VersaLink
2077 mm (6 ft 10 in)
1670 mm (5 ft 6 in)
1264 mm (4 ft 2 in)
7853 mm (25 ft 10 in)
6940 mm (22 ft 9 in)
6027 mm (19 ft 9 in)
3612 mm (11 ft 11 in)
4610 mm (15 ft 1 in)
5611 mm (18 ft 4 in)
1601 mm (5 ft 3 in)
2063 mm (6 ft 9 in)
2967 mm (9 ft 8 in)
3871 mm (12 ft 8 in)
1631 mm (5 ft 4 in)
2058 mm (6 ft 9 in)
2485 mm (8 ft 1in)

12

13

16

15

14

Operating Specifications with Material Handling Arm
Standard VersaLink:
Operating load
Static tipping load, straight*
Static tipping load, full 40° full turn*
Operating weight*

Retracted
1790 kg (3938 lb)
4097 kg (9013 lb)
3580 kg (7876 lb)
9993 kg (22,031 lb)

Mid-Position
1419 kg (3122 lb)
3251 kg (7152 lb)
2838 kg (6244 lb)
9993 kg (22,031 lb)

Extended
1178 kg (2592 lb)
2698 kg (5936 lb)
2355 kg (5181 lb)
9993 kg (22,031 lb)

High Lift VersaLink
Operating load
Static tipping load, straight*
Static tipping load, full 40° full turn*
Operating weight*

1576 kg (3467 lb)
3623 kg (7970 lb)
3152 kg (6934 lb)
10 079 kg (22,220 lb)

1272 kg (2798 lb)
2927 kg (6439 lb)
2544 kg (5597 lb)
10 079 kg (22,220 lb)

1068 kg (2350 lb)
2459 kg (5410 lb)
2136 kg (4699 lb)
10 079 kg (22,220 lb)

* Static tipping and operating weights shown are for machine within optional counterweight, lubricants, full fuel tank, ROPS cab,
80 kg (176 lb) operator and 17.5-25 12PR (L-2) tires. Tipping load is defined by SAE J732 JUN92.
Note: Machine stability and operating weights are affected by tire size, tire ballast and other work tools.

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Supplemental Specifications
Change in
Operating Weight

W/O Air conditioner
Canopy, ROPS (less cab)
Counterweight, 175 kg/385 lb (removal)
W/O Guard, crankcase
W/O Guard, driveshaft
W/O Guard, power train
W/O Ride control system
W/O Secondary steering
Tires, 1-piece rims
17.5-25, 12PR (L-2)
17.5-25, 12PR (L-3)
17.5-25, radial (L-2)
17.5-25, radial (L-3)
Tires, 3-piece rims
17.5-25, 12PR (L-2)
17.5-25, 12PR (L-3)
17.5-25, radial (L-2)
17.5-25, radial (L-3)
550/65 R25, radial (L-2)
550/65 R25, radial (L-3)
20.5-25, 12PR (L-2)
20.5-25, 12PR (L-3)
20.5 R25, radial (L-2)
20.5 R25, radial (L-3)

Change in Articulated Static
Tipping Load with Hook-On Bucket

kg

lb

kg

lb

–32
–199
–175
–15
–17
–52
–40
–37

–70
–439
–386
–33
–37
–114
–88
–81

–27
–166
–273
–19
–5
–47
–27
–31

–60
–366
–602
–42
–12
–104
–60
–69

–652
–580
–612
–512

–1437
–1279
–1349
–1129

–371
–330
–348
–292

–818
–728
–768
–644

–528
–456
–488
–388
–196
–136
–240
–36
–172
0

–1164
–1005
–1076
–855
–432
–300
–529
–79
–379
0

–301
–260
–278
–221
–112
–78
–137
–21
–98
0

–664
–574
–613
–488
–247
–172
–303
–47
–217
0

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Standard Equipment
Standard equipment may vary. Consult your Caterpillar dealer for details.

ELECTRICAL
Alternator, 80-amp
Alarm, back-up
Batteries, maintenance-free, 950 CCA, (2)
Directional signals (front & rear)
Starting and charging system, 24V
Halogen work lights (front & rear)
Ignition key start/stop switch
Roading lights
Starting aid, thermal
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
Cab, ROPS (sound suppressed and pressurized)
Gauges:
– Engine coolant temperature
– Hydraulic oil temperature
– Torque converter oil temperature
– Fuel level gauge
– Speedometer
– Digital tachometer
– Digital hour meter/odometer
Warning indicators:
– Primary steering malfunction
– Electrical system voltage low
– Coolant temperature
– Engine oil pressure low
– Parking brake applied
– Brake charge pressure low
– Transmission oil temperature
– Transmission oil filter bypass
– Hydraulic oil filter bypass
Adjustable tilt steering column
Coat hook
Ground level door release
Heater/defroster
Horn, steering wheel mounted (electric)
Hydraulic control lever lockout
Interior light
Interior and exterior auxiliary power sockets
Lighter
Lunch box storage with cup holder
Pilot hydraulic implement controls
Rear window defroster, electric
Rear view mirrors (2 inside)
Seat, adjustable suspension, armrest (fabric or vinyl)
Seat belt, 75 mm (3 in), retractable
Tinted safety glass
Tool box
Two door cab, fixed glass
Wiper/Washer, wet arm front/rear, intermittent front

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POWER TRAIN
Engine, Caterpillar 3056E DIT ATAAC
– Low emission diesel engine
– Turbocharged
– After cooled
– Electronically controlled engine
Air cleaner, dry type
Axle seal guards
Brakes, enclosed wet-disc full hydraulic
Differentials, conventional (front/rear)
Driveshaft, lubed for life
Engine fuel priming pump
Engine speed control
Fuel/water separator
Muffler
Radiator, unit serviceable
S•O•SSM oil sampling port, engine oil
S•O•SSM oil sampling port, transmission oil
Torque converter
Transmission, 4F/3R, autoshift, single lever control with
F/N/R and kickdown button
Transmission neutralizer
HYDRAULICS
Hydraulic diagnostic connectors
Hydraulic oil cooler
Hydraulic control, 2-valve, 1-lever with F/N/R
Load-sensing steering system
S•O•SSM oil sampling port, hydraulic oil
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Antenna, for radio
Antifreeze/coolant, extended-life protects to -36°C (-33°F)
Automatic bucket positioner/fork positioner
Brakes, secondary and parking
Bucket positioner, automatic
Counterweight
Engine enclosure, lockable
Fenders, front
Hitch, recovery
Loader linkage, VersaLink
Lift kickout, automatic
Machine Security System ready
Product Link ready
Remote grease lines
Steering stops, cushioned
Swing-out, hydraulically driven demand fan
Vandalism protection, lockable service points
Visual indicators:
– air cleaner service
– coolant level
– hydraulic oil
– transmission oil

Optional Equipment
Optional equipment may vary. Consult your Caterpillar dealer for details. All weights
approximate.
Air conditioner (R-134a refrigerant)
Alternator, 95-amp
Antifreeze/coolant, extended-life, protects to -50°C (-58°F)
Beacon light, rotating, magnetic-mount
Brakes, heavy duty
Buckets/ground engaging tools
Canopy, ROPS
Counterweight, 175 kg (385 lb)
Differential, Limited Slip, front axle and/or rear axle
Differential, NoSpin, rear axle only (custom order)
Dust bowl precleaner
Electrical accessories package (12V converter, accessory plug
outlet, wiring)
Fan, reversing
Fenders, roading, rear
Fenders, steel
Guards:
– Crankcase
– Power train
– Waste guarding package
Hydraulic control, two lever (lift/tilt)
Hydraulic control, third and fourth valve
Hydraulic oil cooler, heavy-duty
Flood lights, auxiliary, cab-mounted
Linkage, high lift
Load check valves (dealer installed)
Low speed transmission

Machine Security System
Material handling arm
Mirrors, external (two)
Pallet forks, carriage
Product Link
Quick Coupler, Caterpillar
Quick Coupler, wide
Radiator, wide fin spacing
Radio prep package, 12V installation, includes speakers,
cable, mounting bracket, hardware, converter and accessory
plug. Radio not included.
Ride Control System
Seats:
– Cat Contour Seat, fabric, with adjustable backrest and
lumbar support.
– Cat Contour Seat, fabric, electrically adjustable with air
suspension.
Sliding door windows (left and right)
Sound suppression package
Starting aid, engine coolant heater, 120V
Steering, secondary
Sun screen, rear
Tires:
– Bias ply, 17.5 – 25 and 20.5 – 25
– Radial, 17.5 – 25, 550/65 R25 and 20.5 – 25
Visor, sun (front)

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Notes

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Notes

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