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I have a caterpillar 3126 garbage truck and when driving

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hello sir I have a caterpillar 3126 garbage truck and when driving uphill the truck cut off suddenly. tried to start but the engine swings like the battery is dead and still won't start . I changed the batteries it was the batteries and i am still a slow swing the will not start the truck .Can you please tell me what may have gone wrong ? First what can cause the truck to shut the truck to shut off when driving slight uphill and to start up again it won't and engines wsings too slow
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Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Cat Man replied 12 months ago.
Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.
I would like to ask you a few questions first to better help me understand your situation. I hope that is OK.
When you say the engine swings slow, do you mean it turns over slow?
Also, does the yellow check engine light come on when the key is turned to the on position?

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