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Liebherr L 542 Wheel Loader

Liebherr L 542 Wheel Loader

The all-round mid-range wheel loaders prove their worth in all areas of use, achieving excellent productivity. Lift arms optimized for use and wide-ranging attachments in place make the Liebherr L 542 Wheel Loader extremely versatile and universally applicable.

Liebherr Power Efficiency (LPE)

The Liebherr driveline with Liebherr Power Efficiency (LPE) reduces wheel loader fuel consumption by 25% or more when compared to conventional travel gears.

Optimal Performance

The Liebherr L 542 Wheel Loader driveline allows for optimal positioning of the diesel engine. In this wheel loader class the diesel engine is rotated 90° and mounted transverse to the direction of travel.


All the materials used in the Liebherr wheel loaders have passed extensive tests to ensure that they meet Liebherr’s exacting standards even in the toughest conditions. The advanced concept and proven quality make Liebherr wheel loaders the benchmark of reliability.

Extraordinary Comfort

The ultra-modern cab design with advanced ergonomics continuously variable Liebherr driveline for uninterrupted tractive force, optimum weight distribution and easy service access lead to extraordinary overall comfort.


Customer Support Agreements – Genuine, High Quality Parts – Dedicated Product Support Representatives

Being a Power Equipment Company customer means having a complete set of services at your fingertips. Our promise is that we will be your loyal and long-standing partner, delivering the right solutions and support to power your business. We are committed to increasing the positive return on your investment and maximizing uptime.

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Main Specs

  • Bucket Capacity 3.7YD3
    Compatible Range
  • Operating Weight 29540LBS
  • Horsepower 161HP
  • Emission Rating Interim T4


  • Engine Make/Model John Deere / 4045 HFL 92
  • Net Torque 476LBF/FT
  • Displacement 275in3
  • Rated Speed 2,000 rpm


  • Transmission Type Hydrostatic
  • Controls Actuation Electronic
  • Differential Lock-Front/Rear Front: 45 / Rear: 45
  • Tire Size 20.5 R25
  • Max Forward Speed 24.9 mph
  • Max Reverse Speed 24.9 mph


  • Linkage Geometry Z-bar (Parallel available)
  • Straight Tipping Load 25,575 lbs
  • Full Turn Tipping Load 22,485 lbs
  • Shovel Breakout Force 25,630 lbf
  • Max Hinge Pin Height 12ft 11in
  • Steering Articulation Angle 40°


  • Width Over Tires 8ft 2in
  • Height To Top Of Cab 10ft 8in
  • Ground Clearance 19in
  • Chassis Type Articulated
  • Full Lift Dump Height 9ft 3in
  • Full Lift Reach Height (STD bucket) 4ft 2in
  • Length (including STD shovel) 23ft 8in
  • Wheelbase 9ft 9in
  • ROPS / FOPS Yes / Yes
  • ROPS / FOPS Ratings ISO 3471 / ISO 3449


  • Hydraulic Pump Type Axial Piston Pump
  • Hydraulic Fluid (tank/system) 29 gal / 47.6 gal
  • Pump Flow 45 gal/min
  • Pump Flow - Steering 45 gal/min
  • Loader Control Joystick
  • Relief Pressure 5,076 PSI
  • Cycle Time - Raise 5.3 sec
  • Cycle Time - Lower 4 sec
  • Cycle Time - Dump 1.6 sec
  • Cycle Time - Total 10.9 sec

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Liebherr L 542 Wheel Loader

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