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We accidentally arced the wires to the alternator and had to replace the alternator. It still wont charge the battery, Do we need a new fuze thats under the hood or what?

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It sounds like a blown fuse. The fuse box can be under the hood or it can be inside the vehicle. Look on the side of the dash board or the kick panels. If the fuse is Ok, then it might be a fusible link. Fusible links are usually under the hood.

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A lot of Fords do have a fuse for the charging system. You didn't mention the year or model of your Ford. I can tell you if it's a truck, most of the time the fuse is in the box on the passenger side of the vehicle. There are really any fuses in that box but there is one just on the outside part of that box and that would be the fuse you need. I'm only going with the most common ford but there are other places in the cars and even in some of the other trucks. I just hope I guessed it right for you. If you reply to this I will get an email or you can write me directly at csautomotivecars@att.net with your make, model and year. also describe the problem again if you write me as i doubt i will remember. Good luck. wish I could help more but need more information in order to be sure.

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