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Case 480E Backhoe Loader

The Case 480E backhoe loader was manufactured from 1988 to 1998. The Case 480E driveline system components: Case 4-390 four-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine, and 4x4 power shuttle transmission with single stage torque converter. A 239 cubic inches engine output power is 69 hp (51.5 kW), and a maximum torque is 252 Nm (186 lb-ft) at 1200 rpm.

The max forward speed - 20.9 mph (33.7 km/h), a maximum reverse speed - 18.2 mph (29.3 km/h). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with rated capacity of 23 gal/min (87 l/min).

The main relief pressure is 162 bar (2350 psi). The Case 480E backhoe loader is equipped with 7.50x16 front tyres and 14.9x24 rear tyres (2-wheel drive models), or 12x16.5 front tyres and 17.5Lx24 rear tyres (4-wheel drive models). The wheelbase is 80" (2030 mm) for models with 2WD (4x2), and 80.5" (2040 mm) for models with 4WD (4x4).

The front end loader has a lift capacity (at pivot pin) of 3170 lbs (1440 kg) to a maximum height of 127.5" (3230 mm), and boom breakout force of 6340 lbs (2880 kg). The bucket dump clearance is 102.5" (2600 mm) at maximum dump angle of 43 degrees. The estimated cycle times are 3.7 seconds lifting to full height, and 3 seconds full bucket dumping. The loader is available with a 64" long lip bucket, and 74" or 82" short lip buckets.

The backhoe has a bucket dig force of 8116 lbs (14-ft backhoe) or 8276 lbs (extendahoe), and dipper arm digging force of 5228 lbs (14-ft backhoe) or 3560 lbs (extendahoe). The maximum digging depth is 168.5" (4270 mm) for 14-ft backhoe and 181.8" (4610 mm) for extendahoe. The overall reach from swing pivot (ground line) is 212" (5380 mm) for 14-ft backhoe, or 224.2" (5690 mm) for extendahoe. The backhoe is compatible with 12" 18", 24", 30" and 36" buckets.

Engine Model J.I. Case 4-390
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 4-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 4
Displacement, cu in (L) 239 (3.90)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 4.02 (102.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 4.72 (120.0)
Aspiration Natural
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 69.0 (51.5)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2200
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lb) 252 (186)
Torque Speed, rpm 1200
Compression Ratio 17.0:1
Firing Order 1-3-4-2
Fuel System Injection pump
Governor Mechanical flyweight
Lubricating System Type Positive pressure
Cooling System Type Pressurized
Air Cleaner Dry type
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 23.5 (89.0)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 11.6 (11.0)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 18.0 (17.0)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 65

Transmission Type Power Shuttle and Torque Converter
Gearbox Type 4F/4R, partially synchronized
Torque Converter Type Single stage
Torque Converter Ratio 2.78:1
Number of Forward Gears 4
Number of Reverse Gears 4
Clutch Type Hydraulic
Oil Capacity (Transaxle), qts (L) 20.0 (18.9)
Oil Capacity (Shuttle), qts (L) 8.0 (7.6)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 20.9 (33.7)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 18.2 (29.3)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Hydrostatic power
Steering Cylinder 2, Double acting
Steering Cylinder Size, in (mm) 1.5x6.5 (38x165)
Brakes Type Hydraulic double disc
Front Tire Size (2WD) 7.50x16
Rear Tire Size (2WD) 14.9x24
Front Tire Size (4WD) 12x16.5
Rear Tire Size (4WD) 17.5Lx24
Front Tread, in (mm) 59-67 (1490-1700)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 60-66 (1520-1670)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open Center
Hydraulic Pump Type Gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 23.0 (87.0)
Steering Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 3.0 (11.4)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 162 (2350)
Steering Pressure, Bar (psi) 145 (2100)
Hydraulic Fluid Capacity, gal (L) 10.8 (41.0)
Number of Standard Remote Valves 2/4
3-Point Hitch Category 1/2
Lift Capacity 24-in (610mm) behind pin, lb (kg) 2850 (1290)
Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) 5195 (2355)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase (2WD), in (mm) 80 (2030)
Wheelbase (4WD), in (mm) 80.5 (2040)
Length (Tractor), in (mm) 126 (3200)
Length (Tractor with Loader), in (mm) 181.8 (4600)
Length (Tractor with Loader and Backhoe), in (mm) 258 (6530)
Height (Exhaust), in (mm) 105 (2660)
Height (Cab), in (mm) 100.4 (2550)
Overall Width, in (mm) 87 (2200)
Ground Clearance, in (mm) 12.6 (320)
Turning Radius (with Brake, 2WD), in (mm) 121 (3060)
Turning Radius (without Brake, 2WD), in (mm) 141 (3570)
Turning Radius (with Brake, 4WD), in (mm) 152.6 (3860)
Turning Radius (without Brake, 4WD), in (mm) 186.4 (4715)
Weight w/o Attachments (Cab), lb (kg) 5715 (2590)
Weight w/o Attachments (Canopy), lb (kg) 5285 (2395)
Weight with Loader (2WD Cab), lb (kg) 6770 (3080)
Weight with Loader (4WD Cab), lb (kg) 6795 (3090)
Weight with Loader/12-ft Backhoe, lb (kg) 8685 (3940)
Weight with Loader/14-ft Backhoe, lb (kg) 8845 (4010)
Weight with Loader/Extendahoe, lb (kg) 9300 (4220)

Front End Loader
Maximum Lift Height (to pin), in (mm) 127.5 (3230)
Clearance, Dumped Bucket (Short Lip Bucket), in (mm) 102.5 (2600)
Clearance, Dumped Bucket (Long Lip Bucket), in (mm) 98.7 (2510)
Dump Reach (Short Lip Bucket), in (mm) 27 (680)
Dump Reach (Long Lip Bucket), in (mm) 31.1 (780)
Dump Angle, deg 43
Rollback Angle, deg 33
Digging Depth, in (mm) 4.2 (106)
Breakout Force (Short Lip Bucket), lb (kg) 6340 (2880)
Breakout Force (Long Lip Bucket), lb (kg) 5425 (2465)
Lift Capacity to Full Height (Short Lip Bucket), lb (kg) 3170 (1440)
Lift Capacity to Full Height (Long Lip Bucket), lb (kg) 3090 (1405)
Lift Cylinder Size, in (mm) 2.5x31.4 (63x795)
Bucket Cylinder Size, in (mm) 2.5x29.5 (63x745)
Bucket Width (Long Lip), in (mm) 64 (1620)
Bucket Width (Short Lip), in (mm) 74 (1870)
Bucket Width (Short Lip), in (mm) 82 (2075)
Raising Time to Full Height, second 3.7
Bucket Dumping Time, second 3.0
Lowering Time, second 1.9
Weight, lb (kg) 1725 (780)

Backhoe and Extendahoe
Digging Depth (12-ft Standard), in (mm) 144.3 (3660)
Digging Depth (14-ft Standard), in (mm) 168.5 (4270)
Digging Depth (Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), in (mm) 145.8 (3700)
Digging Depth (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), in (mm) 181.8 (4610)
Reach from Swing Pivot (12-ft Standard), in (mm) 188.6 (4790)
Reach from Swing Pivot (14-ft Standard), in (mm) 212 (5380)
Reach from Swing Pivot (Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), in (mm) 189.3 (4800)
Reach from Swing Pivot (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), in (mm) 224.2 (5690)
Loading Height (12-ft Standard), in (mm) 101.1 (2560)
Loading Height (14-ft Standard), in (mm) 121 (3070)
Loading Height (Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), in (mm) 91.4 (2320)
Loading Height (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), in (mm) 104.7 (2650)
Swing Arc, deg 180
Bucket Rotation, deg 142
Bucket Digging Force (Standard), lb (kg) 8116 (3680)
Bucket Digging Force (Extendahoe, Retracted/Extended), lb (kg) 8276 (3755)
Dipperstick Digging Force (12-ft Standard), lb (kg) 4816 (2185)
Dipperstick Digging Force (14-ft Standard), lb (kg) 5228 (2370)
Dipperstick Digging Force (Extendahoe, Retracted), lb (kg) 4920 (2235)
Dipperstick Digging Force (Extendahoe, Extended), lb (kg) 3560 (1620)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 12 (305)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 18 (455)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 24 (605)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 30 (760)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 36 (910)
Boom Cylinder Size, in (mm) 4x38.1 (101x965)
Dipper Cylinder Size (12-ft Backhoe), in (mm) 3.5x33.1 (88x840)
Dipper Cylinder Size (14-ft Backhoe), in (mm) 3.75x33.1 (95x840)
Bucket Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3.25x26.3 (82x665)
Swing Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3.5x11 (88x280)
Stabilizer Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3.5x16.4 (88x415)
Dipper Extension Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3x36.4 (76x925)



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