: Run a wire from the + side of the battery to the diode the side that is hooked to the alternator. If it charges then you have a problem with you wire or diode."
Ran jumper...no charge.
"If it does not try the magnet test and see if you lay say a small nut on the center bushing area of the alternator if it sticks. If it does not stick it is not exciting so you may have a new bad alternator."
Nut- Does not stick.