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Product Spotlight | New Features for Cat 834K Wheel Dozer

For over 50 years, the Cat® 834K Wheel Dozer set the standard for design and performance. The new 834K Wheel Dozer continues the tradition of powerful, reliable machines. You can count on Cat Wheel Dozers to deliver more power and improve the overall productivity on your jobsite.

Production-Focused Powertrain

  • 496 net horsepower
  • Electronic unit-injection system to precisely control fuel delivery
  • Fuel saving enhancements to protect the engine from hot shut-downs
  • Hydraulic cooling fan to reduce horsepower
  • Planetary power-shift transmission features Advance Productivity Electronic Control Shifting System
  • Impeller clutch torque converter (ICTC) allows the operator to adjust rimpull to match hydraulic effort and rimpull to the operating station
  • ICTC improves productivity by reducing tire wear and allowing full-throttle shifting
  • Axles include shaft-mounted, oil-cooled, multiple-disk breaks

New Operator's Station

  • Automatic temperature control
  • Touch screen display with soft keypad
  • Electro/hydraulic parking brake
  • Cat Comfort III seat with air-ride suspension and integral controls
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS TM 3G)

Structural Strength

  • Full box section rear frame designed to resist shock and twisting forces
  • Heavy-duty steering cylinder mounts used to transfer and dissipate steering loads into the frame
  • Improved blade design to redirect work load stress to sturdier parts of the machine
  • Redesigned rear-axle trunnion to disperse loads more effectively
  • Stronger lower articulation point (lower hitch)


  • Standard rearview camera
  • Repositioned access ladders
  • Full-perimeter railings
  • Conveniently located ground-level panel houses a stairway light switch, engine shut-down switch and lockouts for the starter and transmission


  • Ground accessible routine service points
  • Swing out doors on both sides of engine 
  • Ecology fluid drains to facilitate service and protect the environment
  • Electronic Technician diagnostic port and VIMS service port are conveniently located in the cab's right console

Read the press release.

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Ross Farmer

Sales Manager

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Bobby Whitworth           
General Manager                      
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