430F2/430F2 IT Backhoe Loader

Experience the Backhoe Loader designed around customer feedback. The Cat 430F2 Backhoe Loader puts all the machine controls at the operator’s fingertips. Operate all auxiliary controls with thumb rollers. Move from job site to job site quickly and smoothly with the additional 6th gear on the autoshift transmission and optional lock-up torque converter.


Net Power - SAE J1349 108HP
Bore 4.13in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 268in³
Note Engine meets Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 108HP
Net Peak Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 110HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 117HP
Net Peak Power - 1,800 rpm - EEC 80/1269 111HP
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 109HP
Engine Model Cat® C4.4 ACERT™
Gross Power - ISO 14396 115HP
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 109HP
Net Peak Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 111HP
Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm - SAE J1349 39%
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 109HP
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 108HP
Net Peak Torque - 1,400 rpm 360ft-lb


Dig Depth - Standard 15.4ft
Dig Depth - E-Stick Extended 19.5ft


Operating Weight - Maximum 24251lb
Cab - ROPS/FOPS 359lb
Ride Control 31lb
Counterweights - Option 1 255lb
Air Conditioning 93lb
Counterweights - Option 2 530lb
Counterweights - Option 3 1015lb
Operating Weight - Maximum - ROPS Capacity 24251lb
Auto-Shift Transmission 525lb
Extendible Stick 673lb
MP Bucket (0.96 m3/1.25 yd3) - No Forks or Teeth 1642lb
Loader, IT with Quick Coupler 699lb

Hydraulic System

Pump Type Variable Flow, Axial Piston
Pump Capacity at 2,200 rpm 43gal/min
Type Closed Center
System Pressure - Loader 3600psi
System Pressure - Backhoe 3600psi


Feature (1) Brakes meet the following standards: SAE J1473 and ISO 3450 requirements.
Feature (2) Self-adjusting, completely enclosed and sealed.
Feature (4) Parking/secondary brakes are independent of the service brake system.
Feature (5) Parking brake is mechanically applied through an adjustable hand lever located on the right console.
Feature (3) Foot operated brake pedals can be interlocked for roading.


Turning Circle - 4WD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside, Widest Loading Bucket 36ft
Stroke 4.7in
Axle Oscillation 11°
Turning Circle - 4WD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside, Front Wheels 26.8ft
Type Front Wheel
Bore 2.6in
Power Steering Hydrostatic
Rod Diameter 1.4in


Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 5th LUC 15mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 1st 3.6mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 4th 12mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 3rd 7mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Reverse - 3rd 17mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 6th LUC 25mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Reverse - 2nd 7.6mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 5th 14mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 6th 25mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 1st 3.6mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 1st 3.4mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 4th 25mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Reverse 2nd 7.6mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 4th 12mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 5th 16mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 4th 25mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 2nd 5.6mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 2nd 5.7mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 3rd 13mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Reverse 1st 3.6mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 2nd 5.6mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 3rd 13mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 3rd 7mile/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 1st 3.4mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Reverse - 1st 3.6mile/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Reverse 3rd 17mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 6th 25mile/h
Auto-Shift Transmission - With Lock-Up Torque Converter - Optional: Forward - 2nd 5.7mile/h

Engine Features

Feature (3) Forged chrome/molybdenum-steel crankshaft with crankshaft with either induction hardened or nitrocarburized journals.
Feature (14) Higher low end torque for better engine/machine performance.
Feature (12) Standard glow plug starting aid system for efficient cold weather starting.
Feature (4) Front and rear crankshaft oil seals are “lip” type Viton and PTFE designs featuring an integral dust lip.
Feature (5) Heat resistant, silicone-chrome steel intake and STELLITE-faced exhaust valves provide long life.
Feature (2) Three-ring pistons made of lightweight, silicon/aluminum alloy for strength and maximum thermal conductivity.
Feature (10) Dry-type axial seal air cleaner with integral precleaner, automatic dust ejection system, and filter condition indicator.
Feature (9) Direct injection fuel system provides accurate fuel delivery; remote mounted electric lift pump improves serviceability.
Feature (11) Direct electric, 12-volt starting and charging system with 880 CCA Group 31 maintenance free battery.
Feature (1) Regeneration is passive and does not require any input from the operator or disrupt work.
Feature (7) Cylinder head is high strength, cast iron alloy construction with extra duty wall and deck thickness.
Feature (6) Cylinder block is high strength, cast iron alloy of deep skirt, monobloc design for increased strength and long life.
Feature (15) Engine is equipped with electric fuel priming pump.
Feature (8) Cylinder head's intake and exhaust ports are precision cast to promote optimum gas flow.
Feature (13) High contact ratio/gear train, peripheral fixed isolation top cover and open deck block design reduce bare engine noise.

Axle Ratings

Axle Oscillation 10 Degrees
Front Axle (2WD) - Dynamic 20233lb
Rear Axle - Dynamic 20233lb
Front Axle (4WD) - Dynamic 20233lb
Rear Axle - Static 50582lb
Front Axle (2WD) - Static 50582lb
Front Axle (4WD) - Static 50582lb


Choice 1 Front: 12.5/80-18 (12 ply) 1-3; Rear: 19.5L-24 (12 ply) ATU
Choice 3 Front: 340/80R18; Rear: 19.5L-24 (12 ply) R4 ATU
Choice 4 Front: 340/80R18; Rear: 500/70R24 RT
Choice 2 Front: 12.5/80-18 NHS (12 ply) 1-3; Rear: 21L-24 (16 ply) R4 ATU

Service Refill Capacities

Note (1) * Must meet the requirements outlined in ISO 22241.
Note (2) Requires ultra-low sulfur fuel less than or equal to 15 ppm fuel sulfur.
Rear Axle - Planetaries 0.4gal (US)
Hydraulic System 25.1gal (US)
Fuel Tank 42gal (US)
Cooling System with Air Conditioning 5.9gal (US)
Transmission - Power Shuttle - 4WD 4gal (US)
Rear Axle 4.4gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid* 5gal (US)
Transmission - Auto-Shift - 4WD 4.8gal (US)
Front Axle (4WD) 2.9gal (US)
Front Axle (4WD) - Planetaries 0.2gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter 2.3gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 10.6gal (US)


Cab - Sound ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 79 dB(A)
Cab - ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94; ISO 3741 1994
Cab - FOPS SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 LEVEL II and ISO 3449: 1992 LEVEL II
Brakes SAE J/ISO 3450; ISO 3450 1996
Exterior Sound SAE J188 JUN86 is 76 dB(A)

Standard Equipment

  • Adjustable auxiliary controls, backhoe loader
  • Air cleaner
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 150 amp
  • Audible system fault alarm
  • Automatic Engine Speed Control (AESC)
  • Battery, maintenance-free, 880 CCA
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery remote jumpstart
  • Boom transport lock
  • Brace, lift cylinder
  • Brake, secondary parking
  • Brakes, hydraulically boosted, oil disc, dual pedals, interlocking
  • Bucket level indicator
  • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
  • Cat cushion swing system
  • Coat restraint
  • Coolant/antifreeze, extended life
  • Counterweight, bumper
  • Dome light (cab only)
  • Diagnostic port for engine, machine and gauge cluster Electronic Control Modules
  • Differential lock, loader joystick
  • Engine, Cat C4.4 ACERT (Direct Injection Turbocharged), meets Tier 4 Final emission standards, selective catalyst reduction, diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC)
  • Engine enclosure, sound suppression removal panels
  • Face seals, O-ring
  • Fan, suction and guard
  • Fast reversing shuttle, all gears
  • Fenders, rear
  • Filters, spin-on: fuel, engine oil, transmission oil, water separator
  • Filters, bowl and cartridge: hydraulic fluid
  • Flashing hazards/signal lights
  • Floor mat
  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Fuel tank, fully enclosed
  • Fully hinged front grill for cooling package cleaning access
  • Gauge cluster: coolant temperature, fuel level, torque converter temperature, DEF level
  • Ground level fuel fill and DEF fill
  • High ambient cooling package
  • Hood lock, inside cab
  • Hydraulic hose, XT
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
  • Hydraulic valve, hydrostatic steering
  • Hydraulic valves, loader 2 function
  • Hydraulic valves, backhoe 5 function
  • Hydraulics, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump
  • Indicator lights: Eco mode active, water in fuel, remote dial throttle active, engine warning, warning lamp, emissions module malfunction, AESC active, low battery/charging system warning, high hydraulic oil temperature; LCD warnings: engine oil pressure, machine locked (if equipped), service due, air filter blocked, high coolant temperature, auto idle shutdown, high torque converter temperature, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Instrument panel lights
  • Joystick controls: pilot operated, excavator-style with pattern changer
  • Key start/stop system
  • LCD screen: engine speed, hour meter, gear/direction, battery voltage, hydraulic oil temperature, torque converter temperature, coolant temperature, trip totals (fuel and hours), lifetime totals (fuel and hours), operator settings (units, brightness, programmable hoe auxiliary flow), service mode diagnostics, oil life reset, DPF force regeneration, maintenance intervals, ECM/system info
  • Lights, working (4 front, 4 rear)
  • Loader, self-leveling, return-to-dig and transmission disconnect switch
  • Loader, single tilt
  • Mirror, rearview
  • One-touch low idle
  • Open circuit breather
  • Pattern changer, in cab
  • Power receptacle, 12 volt, 2 internal, 1 external
  • Power steering, hydrostatic
  • Radio ready cab
  • Seat belt, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
  • Socket, two roof
  • Stabilizer shoes, street
  • Steering knob
  • Seat, air suspension, fabric or vinyl cover, with armrest
  • Starting system, glow plugs
  • Steering, hydrostatic
  • Storage compartment, lockable
  • Storage tray
  • Stop and tail lights
  • Swing transport lock
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Tires
  • Toolbox, external, lockable
  • Torque converter
  • Throttle, hand and foot, electronic
  • Transmission, four speed, syncromesh
  • Transmission neutralizer switch
  • Transport tie-downs
  • Vandalism locks, four
  • Warning horn, electric

Optional Equipment

  • Battery, additional, 880 CCA
  • Cab, deluxe
  • Cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F)
  • Cold weather package, including additional battery, engine block heater, radiator antifreeze, cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F) and mounting for an ether bottle
  • Counterweights, 115 kg (255 lb), 240 kg (530 lb) or 460 kg (1,015 lb)
  • Fenders, front with integral steps
  • Guard, boom protection plate
  • Guard, stabilizer, rock
  • Hydraulic valves, loader (3rd valve for GP, MP or Quick Coupler)
  • Hydraulic valves, backhoe 6 function
  • Hydraulic lines, combined function auxiliary
  • Loader, IT with Quick Coupler and pilot loader control
  • Product Link, satellite, PL631E
  • Product Link, cellular, PL641I
  • Quick Coupler, hydraulic, dual lock
  • Quick Coupler, manual, dual lock
  • Quick Coupler, pin lock
  • Radio and CD player
  • Radio and CD player, Bluetooth
  • Ride Control
  • Rotating beacon, magnetic mount
  • Seat belt, 75 mm (3 in)
  • Seat, heated
  • Security system keypad
  • Stabilizer pads, reversible
  • Stick, extendible
  • Storage box
  • Transmission, AutoShift
  • Transmission, AutoShift with lock-up torque converter
  • Vandalism protection, gauge cover
  • Work Tool Attachments such as buckets, forks, material handling arms, augers, hammers, brooms, cold planers and vibratory plate compactors. See your Cat dealer for more information.