Equipment Specs

Caterpillar 938F Wheel Loader

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Caterpillar Wheel Loaders
Caterpillar 938F
Caterpillar 938F
Caterpillar 938F interior
The Caterpillar 938F wheel loader was introduced in 1994 in the USA, Japan, and Belgium.

[edit] Features

The 938F has a 3116 direct injection turbo engine producing 140 flywheel horsepower. It comes standard with electronic autoshift transmission with automatic or manual shifting, a trans neutralizer lockout switch, quick gear kickdown button, load-sensing steering, and a modular monitoring system with electronic analog gauges. The 9389F meets all 1997 regulatory requirements.

It is available with a traction control system and automatic ride control.

The 938F was manufactured in USA, with a 1KM serial number prefix; in Japan, with an 8SM prefix; and in Belgium, with a 2RM prefix.

[edit] Modifications

In 1996, Caterpillar introduced a new unit in Japan, with a 7SN prefix. It has a powershift countershaft transmission.

Production ended in the USA and Belgium in 1997.

Production of 8SM ended in 1998.

The Caterpillar 938F was replaced by the Caterpillar 938G.

Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 5,500 Caterpillar 938F wheel loaders have been produced.

Highest Serial #
2RM 01542
7SN 00630
8SM 00869
1KM 02508
Total = 5,549