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2009 Caterpillar 938H Wheel Loader (#452838)

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Winning Bid: US $68,000  
# of Bids: 22   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/20/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, A/C, Heater, Autoshift, Caterpillar 6 Cylinder Engine, 20.5-25 Tires, Hydraulic Coupler, 99" Wide General Purpose Bucket
Meter Reading: 9,213 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: North Carolina, United States
Zip/Postal Code:28348
(Fayetteville area)
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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 Scratches; Chips; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Minor dents; Dents; Surface rust; Metal corrosion; Metal erosion; Bent panels; Radiator guard added; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders No visible damage
Hand Rails No visible damage
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Exterior mirrors missing.
Glass No visible damage; Windshield guard added.
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Hydraulic Controls
Steering Control
Drivetrain Controls
Transmission Disconnect Inoperable
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises.
Exterior Lights Operational Yes; Some inoperable; Some damaged
Warning Lights Operational; Master caution lights stay on
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter/Odometer 9,213 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Air Conditioner Operational; Cool but not cold
Heater Operational
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label US EPA certification label
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Minor; Recirculating system
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage
Oil Leaks None seen
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran; When placed in gear engine will not turn but 1300 RPM'S. Limited view of engine due to radiator guard.
Emission Control Label
Transmission Operational; Low oil level; Fluid accumulation
Front Drive Axle
Rear Drive Axle
Limited Function Check Some components could not be operationally checked; Transmission engages in forward and reverse but something seems to be locking up, will not shift due to engine only turning low RPM's.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses (Hydraulics) Rusty fittings
Loader Lift Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Tilt Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Steering Cylinders 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.
Articulating Center Pins Minor to visible movement
Brake Type Hydraulic
Master Cylinder
Brake Lines/Hoses
Park Brake Inoperable
Limited Function Check The service brakes performed. The park brake would not hold the machine.
Frame Condition Surface Rust; Metal Erosion
Tire Brands Firestone
Tire Condition Cuts; Bias ply
Wheel Condition Rusty
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Lift Arm Condition
Tilt Linkage
Chassis to Arm Pins Minor to moderate movement
Tilt Linkage Pins and Bushings Minor to moderate movement
Quick Coupler to Arms Pins Minor to moderate movement
Limited Function Check The main components were operational except as noted.
Chassis #1
Loader Bucket Condition
Loader Bucket Cutting Edge/Shanks/Teeth Weld on edge is broken
Loader Quick Coupler Hydraulic coupler operational; Wear at pin connections; Weld repairs and cracks.
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Transmission
date of analysis May 23, 2013 May 23, 2013
Silicon 7.6 PPM 9.54 PPM
Lead 0.03 PPM 1.18 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0 PPM
Copper 6.48 PPM 27.37 PPM
Aluminum 21.63 PPM 2.6 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0 PPM
Nickel 0.27 PPM 0 PPM
Chromium 2.33 PPM 0.04 PPM
Iron 57.56 PPM 8.42 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Water NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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