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I have a 1999 JD 240 Skidsteer. New battery, new cables, new

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I have a 1999 JD 240 Skidsteer. New battery, new cables, new alternator and the battery does not charge according to the ammeter on the overhead dash.
Can I receive some advice on what next to check?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Check the output of the alternator and check the wire from it to the battery positive , usually attached at the starter solenoid. Output of the alternator has to be above the battery voltage or it will not charge .
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Was the output from the alternator going to the battery?