Q: Replaced starter, solenoid and alternator - it still won't charge 1997 Ford F150

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Someone stole my starter and solenoid and I replaced them but the alternator would not charge so I replaced it and it still doesn't charge both of the fuses are good 175 and 20 amp. Can you help me out

My car has 220000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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