336 Excavator

  • Specs Summary

553C Wheel Feller Buncher

From thinning through final harvest applications, the C Series model line up is the most versatile in the industry. The third C Series wheel feller buncher model, the 553C has all the performance, reliability and serviceability advances of the 563C and 573C, but is powered by a different engine. The 553C is designed for thinning to final harvest on primarily flat terrain.

Standard Equipment

ENGINE

  • Cat C6.6 Engine with ACERT™ Technology
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Air Precleaner
  • 2-Stage Air Cleaner

COOLING SYSTEM

  • Cross-Flow Cooling System
  • Side by Side Cores
  • Integrated Air Conditioner Condenser and Fuel Cooler
  • Hydraulically Driven on Demand Reversing Fan

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat Axles
  • Front and Rear Differential Locks
  • HD Drivelines
  • Brakes
  • Enclosed Disc Service Brakes
  • Hydraulically Released and Spring Applied Parking Brake

STRUCTURES

  • HD Front and Rear Frames
  • Dual Tapered Roller Bearing Upper and Lower Center Hitch
  • Chrome Plated Lift Arm and Tilt Pins
  • Hinged Access Panel
  • High Capacity Fuel Tank
  • Heavy Duty Hydraulic Oil Tank

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • PowerDirect Plus System
  • Load Sense Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Main, Attachment, Hydrostatic, and Fan Pumps
  • High Performance Multifunctioning Main Control Valve
  • Cat ToughGuard Hoses

ELECTRICAL

  • 24-Volt Electrical System
  • 130-Amp Alternator
  • Maintenance Free (2-1,000 CCA) Batteries
  • Dual Bulb Halogen (6 total) Working Lights
  • Main Disconnect Switch
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Warning Horn
  • Product Link Ready
  • IQAN MD3 Full Function Control System
  • Working Lights

OPERATOR STATION

  • Reverse Slope 3-piece Windshield
  • High Capacity HVAC System
  • Knee Action Air Suspension Seat
  • Headliner
  • Non Permeable Removable Floor Mat
  • Dome Light
  • Rearview Mirror
  • Dual 12V Outlets
  • 2 Beverage Holders

ADVANCED CONTROLS

  • Operator Control Adjustability
  • Terrain Selection Mode
  • Creep Mode
  • Road Steer Mode

SERVICEABILITY

  • Pressurized Engine/Hydraulic and Cat CEM Compartments
  • Tilting Cab
  • Ground Level Engine/Hydraulic Compartment Access
  • Ground Level Fuel Fill
  • Electric Hydraulic Oil Fill Pump
  • Diagnostic Monitor
  • Hinged Access Panels
  • Oil Sample Ports

SAFETY

  • OPS/FOPS/ROPS Certified Cab
  • Back-Up Alarm
  • Ground Level Kill Switch
  • Harness Seat Belt
  • Pressurized Water Tank

Optional Equipment

CONTROLS

  • Joystick Steering - Joystick Gathering Arm Control
  • Joystick Steering - Foot Pedal Gathering Arm Control

RADIO

  • Radio Ready Package
  • AM/FM/CD/Sirius-Satellite Radio Package

PRODUCT LINK

  • Cat Product Link Ready
  • Cat Product Link - 321

TIRES

  • 28L × 26 16 PR, NOAW Offset
  • 28L × 26 16 PR, Standard Offset
  • 67 × 34 14 PR, Standard Offset
  • 24.5L × 32 16 PR, NOAW Offset
  • 30.5L × 32 20 PR, NOAW Offset
  • 30.5L × 32 20 PR, Standard Offset
  • 30.5L × 32 20 PR, DUAL (2× Ring)