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84 ford not charging

The altenator is new as well as the battery and the regulator. I did have this new altenator checked after i replaced it but still nothing. Any ideas?

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The only thing that comes to mind is electrical connections--battery cable connections (obvious, but worth mentioning) and all wiring to alt. and regulator, nothing loose, corroded? I'd also check the battery by swapping in something else that may fit, or having it tested. Yes, it's new, but I have seen (although rarely) a bad battery that was right off the shelf, wouldn't take a charge.

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