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Installed a new alt- not getting any power to the battery,where does the cable go from the alt? where is the voltage regulator?

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The "Batt" wire probably goes to the starter solenoid or starter relay. The wire is most likely corroded off or it's making a poor connection. Some vehicle route the power directly to the battery, look for a fuseable link in the wire. Use a test light too see if you have power on both sides of the fuseable link. There should be power at the "Batt" terminal of the Alt at all times, if not start tracing the wire back to the battery. The voltage regulator is built into the Alt. Hopefully this helps.

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