336 Excavator

  • Specs Summary

994K Wheel Loader

Cat Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton.
Introduced in 1990, the 994 has become the top customer choice in its size class for over 25 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series' legacy of reliability, safety, operator comfort, serviceability and sustainability.
All images included in this Specalog show a U.S. EPA Tier 1/EU Stage I Equivalent configuration. It's important to note that the Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Equivalent will have some physical differences, including the presence of a DEF tank.

Standard Equipment


  • Back-up alarm
  • Alternator (225 amp)
  • Dry batteries
  • 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V converter
  • Disconnect switch in bumper
  • LED warning lights (pattern selectable)
  • LED lighting system (working lights, access and service platform lights, turn signals/hazard lights)
  • Emergency jump start receptacle
  • Starter and transmission lockout in bumper
  • Combined VIMS download and Cat Electronic Technician service port in bumper
  • 24V starting and charging system
  • Electric starters


  • Air conditioner
  • Cab pressure indicator
  • Cab is sound suppressed and pressurized with separate external rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready for entertainment, includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp) and power port
  • Cat Vision (rear vision camera system)
  • Coat hook
  • Lift and tilt function controls
  • Graphical touchscreen information display, conveys real time operating information and payload measurement
  • Heater, defroster, auto temperature controls
  • Electric (field and shop) horns
  • Gauge instrumentation<br>– DEF Level, if equipped<br>– Coolant temperature<br>– Hydraulic oil temperature<br>– Fuel level<br>– Power train oil temperature<br>– Engine speed (tachometer)<br>– Transmission gear<br>– Ground speed<br>– Engine hour meter
  • Warning/indicator instrumentation<br>– Low DEF Level, if equipped<br>– Three category action alert system<br>– Brake malfunction<br>– Bucket float status<br>– Delayed engine shutdown status<br>– Engine idle shutdown status<br>– Engine malfunction<br>– Fuel economy mode enable status<br>– Hydraulic lockout<br>– Lockup clutch enable status<br>– Low fuel level<br>– Parking brake status<br>– Quick shift enable status<br>– Rimpull control enable status<br>– Seat belt warning<br>– Secondary steering<br>– Throttle lock status<br>– Transmission gear<br>– Turn signal
  • Keypad control with indicator lights<br>– Fuel economy mode<br>– Implement kickouts<br>– Lockup clutch<br>– Manual lube<br>– Quickshift enable<br>– Rimpull control system<br>– Side rearview mirror heater<br>– Throttle lock<br>– Turn signals<ul><li>Dash backlight control</li></ul><br>– Hazard lights
  • Dome light in cab
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Rearview mirrors (externally mounted)
  • Retractable seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Cat Comfort (cloth), air suspension, six-way adjustable seat
  • Trainer seat with lap belt, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • STIC system
  • Sun screen, pull down (front and rear)
  • Tinted glass
  • VIMS with Information Display: external data port, Cycle Timer, integrated Cat Production Measurement
  • Intermittent wet arm wipers/washers (front and rear)
  • Service center<br>– Keypad, messenger, ET, VIMS, stairway lamp


  • Oil cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary brakes
  • Case drain filters
  • Electro-hydraulic parking brake
  • Engine, 3516E High Displacement (HD) Mechanical Electronic Unit Injector (MEUI™-A) Air-to-Air After Cooling (ATAAC) diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
  • Engine prelube
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Ground level engine shutoff
  • Engine air intake (above hood) precleaner
  • Radiator, Aluminum Modular Radiator (AMR)
  • Automatic, ether starting aid
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Impeller Clutch Torque Converter (ICTC) with Lock-Up Clutch (LUC) and rimpull control system
  • Planetary powershift, 3F/3R electronic control transmission


  • Automatic bucket lift/tilt kickout/positioner
  • Automatic lubrication system
  • Cat O-ring face seal couplings
  • Lockable service access doors
  • Ecology drains
  • Economy Mode
  • High speed engine oil change system
  • Front frame access with steps
  • Front walkway around cab
  • Ground level fast fill fuel system
  • Transmission guard
  • Drawbar hitch with pin
  • Cat XT™ hoses
  • Implement, steering and brake filtration/screening system
  • Left side service center
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
  • Pump bay access ladders with T-handle and platform
  • Rear access to cab and service platform
  • Load sensing steering
  • Supplemental steering system
  • Tie-offs on ROPS and radiator guards
  • Toe kicks
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Cooling cleanout service package
  • Venturi stacks

Optional Equipment


  • Oil Renewal System (ORS) (Not available on Tier 4 Final machines. Not available in all regions.)


  • Service lights


  • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
  • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio with Bluetooth® and satellite ready


  • Cat Terrain ready


  • 1118 mm (44") spare rim
  • 1194 mm (47") spare rim


  • Wheel chocks