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Check the cables on the back of the alternator are connected correctly. Charge the battery. Turn the ignition on and check that the battery charge warning light illuminates. Start the car and check that the battery charge light extinguishes. If the battery charge light is still lit up, then either the belt is slipping, the alternator is faulty or the cables ...
I think other posters have hit on your problem. You have a Pulley out of alignment.
I had a 85 Ford thunderbird with a completely bad ac system. The compressor was on the drive belt so I bought a smaller belt. Completely removed everything which was about a hundred pounds of parts. I got better gas mileage is the only difference I noticed other than more space to work in the engine with out all that crap in the way. Worked great on that car ...
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