Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Are Wacker Neuson Skid Steers any good?
Wacker Neuson is known as a company that brings reliable, innovative products to market. The company website emphasizes that the layout of the engine, controls and cab are designed to allow for ease of access and quick maintenance to minimize down-time.
The company also advertises that its hand and foot pedal control arrangements are “intuitive” and designed to allow ease of use for operators trained and experienced with different sorts of machines. The controls are designed with ergonomic efficiency in mind, and the forward cab on the machine is designed to provide the best visibility possible for the operator, ensuring safe and efficient operation of the machine.
The SM 100 small skid steer is built with a narrow body, allowing it to fit into tight spaces and through small gates for use in a variety of light projects. The design makes the machine especially useful for landscaping companies or for homeowners with landscaping needs.
Some product reviews on line have complained that the tracks on a Wacker tracked skid steer are prone to steering problems, and to pulling to the right or left. The reviews attribute this to incorrect or insufficient tension in the tracks, The solution is to adjust the tension bolts in the tracks.
Who makes Wacker skid steer?
Wacker skid steers are made by the Wacker-Neuson company. Wacker-Neuson makes an extensive range of construction and industrial equipment, including excavators, and dumpers as well as skid steer loaders. The company also makes hand-held equipment including cutting equipment, vibrators and rammers.
How many hours does a Wacker skid steer last?
Wacker offers a warranty on its products. The entire machine is warranted for 3 years. The hydraulic system and powertrain are covered by a 4 year warranty. The electrical system is covered by a 5 year warranty.
Kohler offers a separate warranty on the engines powering most of the skid loders in the Wacker lineup. Kohler engines are warranted for 4 years or 4,000 hours.
What engine is in a Wacker Skid Steer?
The Wacker SM 100 is powered by a 24 horsepower Yanmar diesel engine. The other tracked and wheeled skid steers made by the company are powered by Kohler diesel engines. The company does not offer electrical powered skid steers at this time.
What’s the most powerful Wacker Skid Steer?
The most powerful tracked Wacker skid steer is the ST 50. It is powered by a 100 horsepower Kohler diesel engine, and weighs 10,677 pounds. The most powerful wheeled Wacker skid steer is the
How much does a Wacker Neuson skid steer cost?
Used Wacker SM 100 skid steers can be found for approximately $39,600 on internet machine sales sites. Used Wacker ST 31 skid steers can be found for approximately $69,000 on internet machine sales sites.
The company offers its dealers and customers a finance and lease program for new purchases.
Where are Wacker skid steers made?
The world headquarters for Wacker-Neuson group is in Munich, Germany. Wacker-Neuson’s American headquarters is located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Skid steers for the American market are manufactured in the Wisconsin plant. In addition, the company maintains five factories in Europe, and one in China.