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Caterpillar 988B Wheel Loader (#443474)

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Winning Bid: US $15,500  
# of Bids: 4   View Bid History
Sold on: 5/16/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, A/C, Heater, 3rd Valve, Caterpillar 3408 Engine, 65/35-33L5 Tires, 11' 10" Wide General Purpose Bucket. ***This is an active mining site, Buyer’s transportation company will be required to provide proof of $2,000,000 insurance, wear appropriate personal protection equipment and be subject to site specific orientation. Teardown/Loading of subject machines only allowed by site approved vendors, available upon request. This item subject to storage fees of $25 per day if not removed after 30 days following the close of auction.***
Meter Reading: Meter Broken
Serial Number:
Location: Illinois, United States
Zip/Postal Code:62237
(Randolph County)
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Inspection Ratings Key
Limited use or recently replaced, free of visible wear or defects
Performs within the tolerances expected for age and type of item
Although performing, shows indication of needing repair or replacement
Needs immediate repair/replacement. Requires work if it is to perform
as expected
General Appearance
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Blemishes where decals have been removed; Scratches; Chips; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Dents; Cracks; Metal erosion; Weld repairs; Bent panels; Missing panels; See photos for condition; The left corner of cab is bent.
Steps/Ladders Weld repair; See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Seats/Armrests Torn cover
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Operational
Hydraulic Controls
3rd Valve Equipped with a valve for an auxiliary attachment but there is no plumbing.
Steering Control Moderate steering wheel play
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises.
Exterior Lights Operational Some inoperable
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter/Odometer 26,379 Hours; Inoperable hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Air Conditioner Inoperable
Heater Controls inoperable
Interior Floor mat: Damaged; Missing head liner
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
3rd Valve
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower Exhaust connection leak
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System Leaks at connections
Radiator Minor plugging of fins; Fin damage
Oil Leaks Seepage: Side of engine, Front of engine, Rear of engine
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The right rear engine mount has weld repairs. After jump starting, the engine ran. The engine would not re-start after shutting down without jump starting. See oil report.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Transmission Operational
Front Drive Axle Fluid Accumulation
Rear Drive Axle Fluid Accumulation
Final Drives Fluid Accumulation
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Valves Not visually inspected
Hydraulic Tank Damaged; Sight glass leak / seepage; Bent/leaking tank
Hoses (Hydraulics) Front Loader: Braid Exposure
Loader Lift Cylinders Moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Tilt Cylinders Moderate pin and bushing movement
Steering Cylinders Fluid accumulation on the left cylinder; Fluid accumulation on the right cylinder
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational without a load.
Hydraulics #1
IronPlanet pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Articulating Center Pins Minor to visible movement
Brake Type Air
Brake Lines/Hoses
Park Brake Unable to test with slope
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Frame Condition Surface Rust; Metal Erosion; Metal Deterioration
Tire Brands Goodyear, General & Firestone
Tire Condition Cuts; Gouges; Bias ply; See photos
Wheel Condition Rusty
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Lift Arm Condition
Tilt Linkage
Chassis to Arm Pins Moderate movement
Tilt Linkage Pins and Bushings Moderate movement
Bucket to Arm Pins Moderate movement
Limited Function Check The main chassis components were operational in a limited check.
Chassis #1
Loader Bucket Condition
Loader Bucket Cutting Edge/Shanks/Teeth
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine
date of analysis Apr 02, 2013
Silicon 5 PPM
Lead 1 PPM
Tin 4 PPM
Copper 27 PPM
Aluminum 3 PPM
Silver 0.3 PPM
Nickel 1.7 PPM
Chromium 0 PPM
Iron 22 PPM
Glycol NEG
Water NEG
Fuel <5%

Disputes: This item is offered with IronClad Assurance® protection. With IronClad Assurance®, if a buyer discovers that the item is not substantially in the condition as represented in this inspection report, the buyer may submit a written dispute claim to IronPlanet. Following submission of a written dispute claim, IronPlanet will investigate the claim, re-inspecting the equipment item as necessary, and determine a fair and mutually beneficial resolution. Please note that IronPlanet inspections are performed solely for the purpose of reporting the visible condition of the equipment''s major systems and attachments on the day of the inspection and do not include load testing or digging/lifting. These inspections are not designed nor intended to detect latent defects, or conditions that could only be found in connection with the physical dismantling of the equipment or the use of diagnostic tools or techniques. This inspection report includes ratings, comments, and photos of the various components of the item. Knowledgeable buyers are expected to carefully review all of the available information in the inspection report, including all photographs, in order to make the best bidding and buying decision possible.
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