This is Complete Operator’s Manual for Gehl Z45 Compact Excavator.

Your machine has been designed and built to the highest standards of quality. It conforms to all current safety regulations. However, the risk of accidents can never be completely excluded. That is why it is essential to observe elementary safety rules and precautions.

Please read this manual carefully, paying particular attention to the instructions concerning safety, operation and maintenance so as to avoid the risk of injury while operating or servicing the machine. Reading operating manual will help you and others avoid personal injury or damage to the machine. The information provided in this manual will provide the operator with the safest and most efficient way to use the machine. Knowing how to operate the machine safely and correctly will enable you to train others to operate the machine.


Use this Gehl Z45 Compact Excavator operator’s manual as a guide, Your machine will remain a reliable working tool provided it is kept in good working condition and serviced properly.


Models Covered:

Gehl Z45 Compact Excavator


Manual Covers:

1. Introduction
2. Safety Information
3. Product Overview
3-1. Intended uses
3-2. Break in period
3-3. Conditions to insure compliance with EPA emission standards
4. Operation License
5. Ordering Replacement Parts and Service Call
5-1. Location of machine serial number plate
5-2. Location of engine serial number plate
5-3. Location of EPA emission control plate
5-4. Ordering replacement parts and service calls
6. Contents
7. Basic Precautions
8. Operating Precautions
8-1. Precautions before starting the engine
8-2. Precautions for starting the engine, working and parking
8-3. Precautions for transportation
8-4. Precautions for the battery
8-5. Precautions for towing
9. Precautions for Servicing
9-1. Precautions before servicing
9-2. Precautions during servicing
10. Safety Messages (Warning Labels)
10-1. Location of warning labels
11. Identification of Important Parts
11-1. Overview of the machine
11-2. Controls and switches
12. Description of Control Devices
12-1. Monitor
12-2. Switch
12-3. Control levers and pedals
12-4. Engine hood B
12-5. Engine hood rear cover
12-6. Storage space for the operation & maintenance manual
12-7. Windshield (for cabin)
12-8. Operator’s seat
12-9. Ash tray (for cabin)
12-10. Headlight
12-11. Air outlet (for cabin)
12-12. Right window glass (for cabin)
12-13. Cabin side door
12-14. Replenishment of windshield washer fluid
12-15. Fuse
13. Operating Instructions
13-1. Checking before starting the engine
13-2. Starting up the engine
13-3. Operating and checking instructions after starting the engine
13-4. Traveling
13-5. Steering
13-6. Stopping the machine
13-7. Swinging the upperstructure
13-8. Operating the implements
13-9. Precautions for operating the implement
13-10. Precautions for working
13-11. Precautions for going up and down a slope
13-12. Escaping from the mud
13-13. Operations using the bucket
13-14. Handling quick coupler
13-15. Parking the machine
13-16. Inspection requirements after completing operation
13-17. Stopping the engine
13-18. Inspection requirements after stopping the engine
13-19. Locking
13-20. Handling the rubber track (for rubber track type)
13-21. Handling hydraulic P.T.O.
14. Transportation
14-1. Loading and unloading the machine
14-2. Precautions for loading the machine
14-3. Precautions for transporting the machine
14-4. Suspending the machine
15. Care and Service in Cold Weather
15-1. Preparing for cold weather
15-2. Precautions after a day’s work
15-3. After cold weather ends
16. Long-term Storage
16-1. Before storing
16-2. Storing
16-3. Using the machine again
17. Troubleshooting
17-1. Phenomena that are not breakdowns
17-2. Towing
17-3. If the battery is overdischarged
17-4. Troubleshooting
18. Precautions for Servicing
19. Basic Servicing Practices
19-1. Oils, fuel, and cooling water
19-2. Electrical equipment
19-3. Hydraulic system
20. Consumables
21. Fueling, Oiling and Greasing Based on Temperature Range
21-1. Fuel and oil
21-2. Cooling water
22. Standard Tightening Torque for Bolts and Nuts
23-1. Required tools
23-2. Torque table
22. Replacing Essential Parts Periodically
24. 4aintenance Table
45-1. Table of service time intervals
25-2. Service intervals when using the hydraulic breaker
25. Procedures for Maintenance
25-1. First services
25-2. Nonperiodic services
25-3. Checking before start-up
25-4. Maintenance every 50 service hours
25-5. Maintenance every 100 service hours
25-6. Maintenance every 250 service hours
25-7. Maintenance every 500 service hours
25-8. Maintenance every 1000 service hours
25-9. Maintenance every 2000 service hours
26. Specifications and Dimensional Diagrams
27. General Precautions
27-1. Safety precautions
27-2. Precautions for mounting an attachment (implement)
28. Optional Parts and Attachments
28-1. Optional parts and attachments
29. Handling Air Conditioner (for Cabin)
29-1. Description of lever and switches for air conditioner
29-2. How to use air conditioner
29-3. Maintenance, inspection and servicing of air conditioner
30. Maintenance Log


**Total Pages: 228
**File Format: PDF
**Language: English
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