2015 Caterpillar 966M

  • 14487 hours
  • Ships nationwide
  • #A8092946
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2015 Caterpillar 966M

  • 14487 hours
  • Ships nationwide
  • #A8092946
Asking Price$144,495
Tax Benefits
Price with tax savings$114,151
Est. Loan Payment
Price excludes taxes, fees, and shipping
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Inspection Summary


Inspected by Boom & Bucket

  • 1200+ inspections
  • 50+ years experience
  • 20+ certifications

What's great

  • Engine starts up with no smoke issues
  • Hydraulic have no unusual noises during operation
  • Operator displays and controls are functioning and in good condition
  • Unit has a Lincoln Auto-Lube System and an Aggregate Counterweight

What needs work

  • Engine oil analysis indicates a possible fuel leak with fuel dilution reported at a high level, see oil report for details
  • Areas of dried seepage seen on engine hoses and transmission components; Dirt accumulation on the DPF outlet face
  • Hydraulic fittings are rusted, and hoses show above average wear
  • Tires have 10% tread remaining
  • Cosmetic damage around exterior; dents, cracks, rust and chips on glass observed
  • Minor cosmetic wear to cabin surfaces, floors, panels, and ceiling

Detailed Inspection Report


  • General Appearance

  • Control Station

  • Engine

  • Drivetrain

  • Chassis

  • Wheels And Tires

  • Hydraulics

  • Attachments

About this equipment

Coming from the AEMP 2024 Fleet Masters Large Fleets Award Winner, this 2015 Caterpillar 966M wheel loader is a robust and high-capacity machine, boasting a 276HP Cat C9.3 ACERT engine and a hefty 51,176 lbs operating weight. It's equipped with a 9.24 yd³ bucket and aggregate handler counterweight making it ideal for heavy-duty material handling. Features include an enclosed cab with A/C, heat, and radio, a backup camera, and a Lincoln auto-lube system. Despite 14,482 hours of operation, the engine starts right up and the machine operates normally with functional displays and controls. The inspection notes areas of dried seepage, rust on the exterior, and low tire tread depth.


  • 136" Coal Bucket (9.24 yd3)

  • Lincoln Auto-Lube System

  • Aggregate Counterweight

  • Enclosed Cab (EROPS)

  • Equipped with Diesel Particulate Filter

  • Backup Camera

  • A/C & Heat

  • Radio


  • Engine: Cat C9.3 ACERT - 276HP - 9.3L - Diesel

  • EPA Tier 4F

  • 4WD

  • Bucket Size: 9.24 yd3

  • Maximum Operating Pressure: 4,496 psi

  • Breakout Force: 38,984 lbf

  • Ground Clearance: 1.42ft in

  • Tire: Maxam 26.5R25

  • Operating Weight: 51,176 lbs

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150+ pt inspection

Close-up detailed photos

Oil analysis

Specifications sheet

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Asking Price$144,495
Tax Benefits
Price with tax savings$114,151
Est. Loan Payment
Price excludes taxes, fees, and shipping

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