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2006 Ford Taurus. Check charging system light and battery light still on after being replaced. WHY???? All connections are clean and tight.

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If the car is charging and you have power and ground to the alternator and in the plug then the alternator needs the rectifier either resoldierd at the stator connections or it needs to be replaced.

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SOURCE: replaced the battery and the alternator in 2006 ford taurus

check the alternator fuse and grounding

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