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The Cat 988H wheel loader uses a 501-net-horsepower, Cat C18 ACERT engine. The Positive Flow Control (PFC) hydraulic system is equipped with one electronically controlled, fully variable piston pump. The left brake pedal modulates rimpull from 100 to 25 percent, and after 25 percent is achieved, further pedal travel applies the brake. The machine has buckets ranging from 8.3 yd³ to 10 yd³ including a spade edge rock bucket, general purpose bucket, heavy-duty rock bucket and heavy-duty granite bucket.