WHY ISNT BATTERY CHARGING? CHANGED THE ALTERNATOR AND THE BATTERY AND THE FUSE TO THE ALTERNATOR

  • Tiny
  • ratoshia
  • 1999 Lincoln Continental
  • 120,000 miles

Bought a new alternator and battery changed the fuse to the alternator and the battery still doesn't hold the charge whats wrong. The alternator went out on the car and every since then it will not hold a charge I have also checked the fuses and they were good I am so frustrated I need help.

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Sunday, November 27th, 2011 AT 10:24 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Have the alternator and battery load tested where you got it from-

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Sunday, November 27th, 2011 AT 10:36 PM
  • Tiny
  • ratoshia
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Had them both tested and they were both good the alternator and the battery

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Sunday, November 27th, 2011 AT 10:52 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Have the wiring checked back to the ignition switch

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Sunday, November 27th, 2011 AT 11:31 PM
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  • ratoshia
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Do you think that the wiring back to the ignition will not let the battery charge? Could it be another fuse somewhere on the car that is faulty? But I will have the wires checked tomorrow

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Sunday, November 27th, 2011 AT 11:38 PM

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