Gehl 1640E Skid Loader

1640E Skid Loader

  • Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised: 2746 mm
  • Rated Operating Capacity: 476 kg
  • Net Power: 26 kW
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Gehl 1640E Skid Loader


1640E E Series Skid Loader Performance

The 1640E Skid Loader was designed with quality in mind. There are few tasks this loader cannot handle.

  • Power-view® lift arm provides strength, durability and excellent view of the tires and sides of the loader
  • Universal-style quick-attach system makes attachment changes quick and easy
  • Thick steel plating and heavy-duty pins and bushing strengthen the loader for extreme-duty work.
  • SAHR (spring-applied, hydraulic release) brake system responds quickly, holding the loader whenever the operator leaves the seat
Rated Operating Capacity (kg) 850 lbs. (386)
Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised (mm) 96" (2438)
Overall Width (mm) 35.8" (909)
Standard Specification Tire Size 8.70 x 12

Operator's Cabin

No sacrifice was made to operator comfort or safety in the 1640E Skid Loader.

  • Deluxe, high-back seat standard or optional highback suspension seat provide the level of comfort required by any operator
  • Unique restraint bar design equipped with Hydraloc system provides enhanced comfort and optimum safety
  • Upper, side-corner instrument panel is easily visible from the operator’s seat
  • ROPS/FOPS equipped with safety glass side windows, and top and rear windows to eliminate dirt and debris, enhance safety and reduce sound levels
  • Standard front and rear work lights allow for enhanced visibility for night-time operation
Gehl 1640E Skid Steer Loader Operator's Cabin


Gehl 1640E Skid Loader Inside Cabin

Ergonomic controls in the 1640E Skid Loader provide smooth loader and attachment operation.

  • Hand and foot throttle are standard equipment, providing quieter operation and less fuel consumption
  • T-Bar hands-only drive control system


Equipped with a powerful 24-hp (17.9 kW) Yanmar diesel engine, the 1640E Skid Loader can tackle any challenge.

  • Liquid-cooled for superior performance in all weather conditions
  • Excellent cold weather starting with glow plug assist system

Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV82 Interim Tier IV
Net Power (kW) @ rpm 24 hp (17.9) @ 2400
Maximum Torque @ rpm 68 ft.-lbs. (86) @ 1200
Displacement (L) 81 (1.3)
1640E Engine Access


Hydraulics on Gehl 1640E Skid Steer

The 1640E provides 10.1 gpm (38.2 L/min) of hydraulic flow powering a variety of attachments to get work done faster.

  • Direct-drive hydrostatic pump with self-neutralizing feature provides 100% efficient drive from engine to pump, requiring no maintenance
  • Hydraloc™ Automatic Interlock System increases operator safety by locking lift, tilt and drive systems when the operator leaves the seat, raises the restraint bar or turns off the ignition switch
Auxiliary Hydraulics - Standard (L/min) 10.1 gpm (38.2)
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics - Option (L/min) N/A
Filtration 4 micron
Reservoir Capacity (L) 7.2 gal. (27.3)

Lift Arm

Gehl 1640E Skid Loader Lift Arm

Strong lift arm provides strength, durability and excellent view of the tires and sides of the loader for increased precision and safety.


Engineers kept service in mind when designing the 1640E Skid Loader. Easily accessible maintenance points coupled with high-quality components, reduce down-time.

  • A large engine cover and Tilt-back ROPS/FOPS allow access to daily maintenance points, as well as service access when needed
  • A removable skid-plate cover located under the rear of the loader allows for easy clean-out and access to additional service points
  • On both sides of the loader chassis runs a fully adjustable bow-tie chain drive system sealed in a continuous oil bath
  • Heavy-duty, two-inch axles, pre-lubed at the factory and sealed with multiple lip seals, don’t require greasing or maintenance
E Series Skid Steer Loader 1640E Service Access



A. Overall Operating Height - Fully Raised 3167 mm
B. Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised 2438 mm
C. Overall Height (to top of ROPS) 1897 mm
D. Ground Clearance to Chassis 150 mm
E. Overall Length with Bucket 2576 mm
F. Overall Length without Bucket 1905 mm
G. Wheelbase 775 mm
H. Dump Reach at Full Height 376 mm
I. Rollback at Ground 23°
J. Dump Angle 46°
K. Overall Width 909 mm
L. Bucket Widths 914 mm
M. Clearance Circle (rear) 1097 mm
N. Clearance Circle (front, w/o bucket) 833 mm
O. Clearance Circle (front, w/ bucket) 1473 mm
P. Seat to Ground Height 879 mm
Q. Rollback at Full Height 100°
R. Dump Height 1836 mm
S. Departure Angle 30°
Standard Specification Tire Size 8.70 x 12


Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV82 Interim Tier IV
Net Power @ rpm 17.9 kW @ 2400
Maximum Torque 86 Nm @ 1200
Displacement 1.3 L

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Hydraulics - Standard 38.2 L/min
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics - Option  N/A
Filtration 4 micron
Reservoir Capacity 27.3 L

Electrical System

Battery 650 CCA
Starter 1.7 kW
Alternator 40-amp


Rated Operating CapacityB 386 kg
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional CounterweightB N/A
Tipping Load 775 kg
Fuel Tank 29 L
Travel Speed - Maximum 8.9 km/hr
Travel Speed with Two-Speed Option - Maximum N/A
Operating WeightC - Approximate 1352 kg

A - Narrow width with off-set wheel option

B - Per SAE J818, SAE J732, and ISO 14397

C - Weight of base unit with standard equipment, standard tires (heavy-duty flotation), standard dirt-construction bucket and 79 kg operator.

Gehl 1640E Specification Diagram Side Gehl Skid Steer Loader Diagram 1640E Top View



T-Bar Hand Controls Available Standard
Hand/Foot Controls Available
Joystick Controls Available
Dual-Hand Controls Available


Engine Auto-Shutdown System
Engine Heater Optional
Turbocharged Engine


Auxiliary Hydraulics Standard
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics
Independent Hydraulic Reservoir Standard

Operator Station

Cab Enclosure Optional
Foot or Hand-Controlled Throttle Standard
Full Instrumentation
Heater Optional
Horn Optional
Integral Access Plate (Removable) Standard
Restraint Bar with Padded Armrests/Seat Belts Standard
ROPS/FOPS Level II Overhead Guard, Integral Side Screens Standard
Sound Reduction Package
Suspension Seat Optional
Work Lights, Front and Rear Standard


All-Tach® Attachment Mounting System Standard
Anti-Vandalism Protection Standard
Back-Up Alarm Optional
Brake Control (Auto/Manual) Standard
Hydraglide™ System
Hydraloc™ System Standard
Hydrostatic Drive Standard
Lift Arm Support Device Standard
Narrow Offset Wheels
Self-Leveling Lift Action Optional
Skid Plate with Cleanout
Two-Speed Drive
Zero-Maintenance Axles Standard


Gehl stands behind its products with a powerful warranty program. We know that Gehl equipment is put to the test each day, and we engineer and build our equipment to stand up to the challenges they face. To back up our commitment to quality, all Gehl equipment is backed by a twelve month warranty. An extended warranty is available for additional protection to your investment. Read more by clicking on the button to our warranty page below.

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