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Gehl Telehandler

Discussion in 'Forklifts/Telehandlers' started by Samval, Jan 12, 2020.

  1. Samval

    Samval New Member

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    I Purchased 2001 Gehl DL6-40 Telehandler and can’t figure out what the button on the end of gear shift does. I’ve downloaded the operating manual and it says nothing about that button.
     
  2. skata

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    Well on a jcb it's the horn button.
     
  3. Samval

    Samval New Member

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    It’s not on Gehl it has a horn button on the wheel. I’m having trouble with transmission slipping. I thought the button might be some sort of a Clutch cut out switch but there is a Clutch cut out switch on dash. When I put it in gear it works fine for a minute but is soon as I stop and try to accelerate again the machine hardly moves. Any suggestions?
     
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    With the clutch cutout switch on, it disengages the trans everytime you press the brake, right? Could the brake pedal switch be sticking?

    That button on the end of the gear selector could be nothing. Perhaps it's just a universal gear selector and it's not wired for anything on your machine.
     
  5. Samval

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    Yes I believe that’s how the clutch cut out works. I’ll take a look at brake pedal switch. Thxs for the suggestion
     
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    Check the fluid level too. Low fluid can cause what you described.
     
  7. Samval

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    It’s full.