Q: Q: Alternator not charging the battery.

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After having the alternator replaced the battery is still not charging.

It is possible that the new alternator may have gone bad as well. From time to time new parts can be bad. There could also be a problem with the fuse in the charging system. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics from your mechanic so they can diagnose why your battery is not charging.

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