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Caterpillar 943 Crawler Loader (#446814)

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Winning Bid: US $9,500  
# of Bids: 17   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/27/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Caterpillar 3204 Engine, Hydrostatic Drive, 14" Track Shoes, 86 1/2" General Purpose Bucket w/ Teeth.
Meter Reading: Meter Broken
Serial Number:
Location: Tennessee, United States
Zip/Postal Code:37311
(Bradley 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 Not original paint; Touch up paint; Scratches; Chips
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Dents; Metal corrosion
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Seats/Armrests Torn cover
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Control Lock Lever
Hydraulic Controls
Steering Controls
Drivetrain Controls Transmission knob is missing
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises.
Exterior Lights Operational Missing
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Inoperable
Gauges Inoperable gauges: Transmission Temp.
Hour Meter/Odometer 2,056 Hours; Inoperable hour meter; Hour meter difficult to read - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Interior Headliner: Damaged.
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label Exempt
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage
Oil Leaks Seepage: Valve cover. Seepage: Rear of engine. Fluid Accumulation: Oil Pan.
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Operational test is limited to low speed in a confined flat area without load. Differential interlocks, full transmission shifting and functionality of all drive axles cannot be fully verified. Inspector listens for abnormal noises, observes leaks and notes physical damage.
Travel Speeds Variable single
Service Brakes
Drive Motors
Final Drives
Limited Function Check (Drivetrain-Track) The drivetrain was operational without a load.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses (Hydraulic) Bucket cylinder hoses: Seepage.
Loader Lift Cylinders Seepage on the left cylinder; Seepage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Tilt Cylinders Seepage; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
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.
Lift Arm Condition
Tilt Linkage
Chassis to Arm Pins Minor to moderate movement
Tilt Linkage Pins and Bushings Minor to moderate movement
Bucket to Arm Pins Minor to moderate movement
Limited Function Check The main chassis components were operational in a limited check.
Frame Condition
Roller Frames
Belly pans Bent; Oil accumulation
Pivot Shafts
Equalizer Bar Pivot Points Wear consistent with hours and age
Limited Function Check (Chassis) The main components were operational when checked without a load.
Chassis #1
Undercarriage components photos (links, bushings, sprockets, idlers, rollers, grousers) are selected as representative. Bidders are encouraged to review photos using the zoom feature to judge condition in detail.
Track Pads See photos for condition
Track Tensioners See photos for condition
Grouser Height Left Side: 35 mm; Right Side: 35.5 mm; Grousers have been built up.
Track links See photos for condition
Pins and Bushings Turned? Yes
Pins and bushings See photos for condition
Carrier Rollers See photos for condition; Built up
Track Rollers See photos for condition; Built up
Idlers See photos for condition
Sprockets See photos for condition
Pins and bushings
Loader Bucket Condition 86 1/2" General purpose loader bucket; Dented; Bent spill guard
Loader Bucket Cutting Edge Scalloped edge between teeth
Loader Bucket Shanks and Teeth See photos for condition
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis engine hydraulic
date of analysis May 07, 2013 May 07, 2013
Silver 0.3 PPM 4.4 PPM
Water 0 0
Aluminum 3 PPM 7 PPM
Chromium 0.9 PPM 0.9 PPM
Nickel 1.3 PPM 1.5 PPM
Copper 5 PPM 350 PPM
Iron 37 PPM 67 PPM
Silicon 2 PPM 7 PPM
Glycol 0 0
Tin 6 PPM 2 PPM

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