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1989 Nissan Maxima: Replaced Alternator

I just replaced the alternator on my 1989 Nissan Maxima, but I cannot roll up my power windows and my radio does'nt come on. I checked the fuses and they appear to be okay. Am I missing something? Please help, its raining and windows are down. Thank you

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Make sure all of the cords were connected back to the battery so that everything will work properly as they did before the alternator was changed.

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did u try to disconnect the battery for 10 min or check wires make sure u got them all hooked up

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