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Papa Pig's Comment
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Parked at a store a bit ago. Shut down the engine, the. Decided I wanted to change position and the engine won’t start. Had been running fine all day.

No crank when the key turns , but a weird noise that seems to come from the battery box. Also it gives me the engine must be in neutral before start thing. Even though it is in neutral. 2017 cascadia. Any ideas on what it could be?

Old School's Comment
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Check your belts. It sounds like weak batteries to me. The reason I mentioned the belts is if one broke your alternator may not be charging your batteries.

Brad P.'s Comment
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Make sure all connections are tight. No wiggle room. Especially on batteries. Rookie here, does battery light come on?

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Could be your neutral safety switch, its not picking up your truck being in neutral so it won't let it start.

Papa Pig's Comment
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It’s the starter. Roadside came out and checked and then left. They have to wait until my company approves it before they can swap it out. Hopefully the liftgate has enough juice to get this store unloaded

Papa Pig's Comment
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Liftgate held up , was able to get this stores load off. Now waiting for them to come replace the starter. I was hoping to be done unloading before 11 and the heat of the day. That might be difficult now. Past few days were mostly uneventful. Heat and sweat. I notice that when I get done with my last store and start back to the dc, that’s where I catch myself starting to feel tired/groggy. But when I pick up the next trailer it wakes me up and I’m good to go for another 200 or so miles. Monday I had to wait on a trailer until late which had had my schedule messed up for the rest of the week. I usually like to shut down around 8 or 9 pm but have been close to midnight all week. Yesterday I was pulling a 45 ft trailer and really appreciated it when I had to detour in downtown mobile. Sheesh it was tight . 2.5 more loads and then it’s time for my recliner and a few cold ones

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