The Caterpillar 14M3 motor grader features a larger engine, increased fuel efficiency, improved machine balance, enhanced transmission performance, more powerful telematics, and added operator safety/convenience features over its predecessor.
The 14M3 features integrated technology solutions that improve operator performance and productivity while reducing operating costs, according to Cat. The scalable, factory-integrated Cat GRADE with Cross Slope system allows operators to easily maintain desired cross slope by automatically controlling one side of the blade, ensuring the targeted slope is always met. A new, larger Message Display is fully integrated into the front dash, providing better visibility to the cross slope performance screen and in direct line-of-sight to the blade.
Operators will sit comfortably and safely in the new Cat Comfort Series seat with enhanced lumbar and thigh supports, optional heat and/or ventilation capability, and an optional seat belt indicator.
The 14M3 retains engine oil changes at 500-hour intervals and extends transmission and differential oil change intervals to 2,000 hours. Hydraulic fluid intervals are 6,000-hours with appropriate oil sampling analysis.