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Battery not charging

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Hello, I have an '03 eclipse, and I am having some electrical problems that I can't figure out. I noticed that my headlights and dash lights were flickering (getting dimmer and brighter). I went to autozone, and they said my battery wasn't being charged. Also, they said that the alternator was getting too hot. I had recently replaced the battery and alternator. I took the alternator off the car and had it tested at autozone, but it passed. Does anyone have any idea why the battery wouldn't be charging when the alt and the battery are both good? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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always start with the easiest first. As fclass said check the alternator belt to make sure it has the correct tension, then check your electrical connections to make sure they are clean and tight. If everything there checks out, move on to the components themselves
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