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Transmission and alternator Complications

I can't get my transmission and alternator to work at the same time. If the transmission works fine the Alternator will not charge the battery. I the alternator works I have problems with the transmission not catching or shifting into gear correctly. What would cause this problem? I have had the Transmission rebuilt and replaced the alternator, starter and battery. Any suggestions and/or tips are welcome.

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Just a suggestion/tip. Have you checked to see if the wires going to/from the alternator and transmission run in the same harness. And if they do, maybe they are contacting each other (bare) maybe even the ground wire in the harness became partially disconnected. Hope this can help to solve the problem, or at least elliminate one more reason that might cause the problem. Best wishes.

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