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  • Specs Summary

797F Mining Truck

Whether you're hauling copper, coal, gold, iron ore or overburden the 797F provides you with the best in class cost per unit of production. Including the improvements in safety, productivity, serviceability and comfort you will see why the 797F is the industry leader of its class. Combine these features with unmatched dealer support and you will see why more mine sites choose Cat Mining Trucks for their production needs.

Standard Equipment


  • Alarm, back-up
  • Brushless, alternator, 150 ampere
  • Batteries, 12V (2) 93 amp-hour
  • Converter, 12V electrical
  • Electrical system, 24V, 10, 20 and 25 amp
  • Battery charge receptacle
  • Lighting system:<br>– Back-up and hazard lights<br>– Directional signals (front, rear LED)<br>– Front stair access/Service deck<br>– Stop/tail lights (LED)<br>– Engine compartment<br>– VIMS, blue light (LED)<br>– Headlights with lo-hi beam selector


  • Standard cab:<br>– Standard optimized operator seats<br>– Suspension trainer seat<br>– Flip down front visor<br>– Standard side of cab access
  • Deluxe cab:<br>– Heated and ventilated seats<br>– Suspension trainer seat<br>– Retractable front visor<br>– Rear of cab access and standard side of cab access<br>– Power windows
  • Deluxe cold weather cab:<br>– Heated and ventilated seats<br>– Suspension trainer seat<br>– Retractable front visor<br>– Rear of cab access and standard side of cab access<br>– Power windows<br>– Heated mirrors
  • All cab options include the following features:<ul><li>Air conditioner with automatic climate control</li><li>12V DC power supply (3)</li><li>Coat hook</li><li>Diagnostic connection port</li><li>Dome courtesy light</li><li>Entertainment radio ready 5 amp


  • C175-20 emits equivalent to Tier 2 emission standards:<br>– Turbocharging (4)/Air-to-Air Aftercooler (ATAAC)<br>– Air cleaner with precleaner (4)<br>– Ground level engine shutdown<br>– Ether starting aid (automatic)<br>– Elevated low idle control<br>– Cra
  • Braking system:<br>– Park brake integrated with gear selector<br>– Brake release motor (towing)<br>– Oil-cooled, multi-disc (front and rear) – service, retarding, parking, secondary<br>– Automatic Retarder Control, adjustable<br>– Engine overspeed protect
  • Transmission:<br>– 7-speed, automatic powershift with electronic controls (ECPC)<br>– Body-up shift inhibitor<br>– Controlled throttle shifting<br>– Directional shift management<br>– Neutral coast inhibitor<br>– Neutral start switch<br>– Downshift/Reverse
  • Pre-lubrication/engine
  • Rear axle continuous lubrication/filtration


  • Traction Control System
  • Auto lubrication system
  • Aux “buddy” dumping quick connect
  • Aux steering quick connect (towing)
  • Driveline guard
  • Fast fill fuel system
  • Fuel filter with water separator
  • Ground level VIMS data port
  • Ground level battery lockout
  • Ground level transmission lockout
  • Ground level engine start lockout
  • Ground level engine shut-down
  • High-speed crankcase oil change
  • Reservoirs (3 separate):<br>– Brake/Hoist, Steering/Fan, Transmission/Converter
  • Rock ejectors
  • Supplemental steering (automatic)
  • Tie-down eyes
  • Center hitch and tow points (front), tow pin (rear)
  • Vandalism protection locks
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS):<br>– Includes VIMS Payload Monitor with max payload and speed manager
  • Hydraulic filters, 1,000 hour
  • S·O·S sample ports
  • Service points, ground level
  • Sight level gauges for hydraulic/engine oil


  • Extended Life Coolant to –35° C (–30° F)

Optional Equipment


  • Cat Detect System
  • Cabin air precleaner
  • Throttle lock
  • Engine delay shutdown timer
  • Antifreeze/coolant protects to –50° C (–58° F)
  • Fuel tank (7570 L/2,000 gal)
  • SL-V grease injectors
  • Body heat
  • Rear axle lubrication cooler
  • External digital payload display
  • Oil renewal system
  • Oil renewal system with 3 day tank
  • Engine coolant and oil heater for cold weather starts
  • Road Analysis Control (RAC)
  • Portable fire extinguisher
  • Torque converter guard
  • Brake wear indicator gauge
  • Rims (wedge)
  • Rim guard