UN­DER THE HOOD

Farms & Farm Machinery - - New Equipment Test -

There have been no me­chan­i­cal or tech­ni­cal is­sues in the Cat 924K’s first 100 hours of op­er­a­tion. The op­er­a­tors love the au­to­matic greaser, the fan that au­to­mat­i­cally re­verses every five min­utes (es­pe­cially im­por­tant for clean­ing the ex­treme dust off the con­densers dur­ing the shift), and the easy ac­cess to the en­gine bay.

All of the side cov­ers lift in an up­ward mo­tion, al­low­ing for good ac­cess for the op­er­a­tor or fit­ter to com­plete the com­pul­sory daily checks and ser­vic­ing, and, even more im­por­tantly for this ap­pli­ca­tion, ex­cel­lent ac­cess to the fan and in­ter­cooler.

The 140hp (105kW) Cat en­gine drives the loader with ease and, be­ing cou­pled to the hy­dro­static drive, is as ef­fort­less as they come.

The Cat 924K loader’s cab is well-glassed with a pleas­ant de­sign and shape

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