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Caterpillar 436B Loader Backhoe

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Caterpillar Loader Backhoes
Caterpillar 436B 4x4
Caterpillar 436B 4x4
Caterpillar 436B 4x4 controls
The Caterpillar 436B loader backhoe was introduced in 1992 in England as the replacement for the Caterpillar 436 II. Production began in the USA two years later.

[edit] Features

The 436B has a Cat 3054 turbocharged engine producing 84 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). It comes standard with a thermal starting aid, self-adjusting brakes, a modified operator’s compartment, and a hydraulic pump that delivers fluid at a rate of 41 gallons (155 L) per minute (GPM) at a system pressure of 3,000 pounds per square inch (PSI) (20,684 kPa).

The 436B was manufactured in England, with a 6MJ serial number prefix, and in the USA, with a 7FL prefix.

[edit] Modifications

Throughout its history, the Cat 436B has undergone a multitude of modifications.

In 1993 Caterpillar redesigned the boom cylinder snubber, beginning with 6MJ00286, and adjustments were made to the seat slide rails, beginning with 6MJ00439.

In 1994 bolt-on cutting edges for general-purpose (GP) buckets were made available, beginning with 6MJ00527. Multi-purpose buckets were redesigned to increase capacity, beginning with 6MJ00540. Modifications were made to the boom nose and foot area, beginning with 6MJ00542. The backhoe bucket was strengthened and teeth were added, beginning with 6MJ00543. The loader bucket self-leveler mechanism was redesigned and universal lines became factory-installed options instead of CMP attachments, beginning with 6MJ00568. Air conditioner refrigerant was changed to R134A, beginning with 6MJ00650.

In 1995 Cat added optional limited slip differential on the front axle, beginning with 7FL00336.

Production of 436B ended in 1996, it was replaced by the Caterpillar 436C.

Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 1,600 Caterpillar 436B loader backhoes have been produced.

Highest Serial #
England
6MJ 00701
USA
7FL 00962
Total = 1,663