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One of my battery cables actually melted off the battery what would cause this

(1990 Ford Ranger)
in Colorado Springs, CO on September 24, 2016
I took it to AutoZone they tested my battery and said it was fine I took it back to have them test my alternator they're making up to it answer machine free so the guy said there's gotta be some faulty wiring somewhere so now it won't hold a charge and I'm constantly jump-starting or push starting it now my starter is starting to move around make a loud noise what can I do to figure out this problem do I need a new alternator do I have to take it to a shop and have them figure out what's wrong with my wiring
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on September 24, 2016
check the alternator wiring harness and the alternator connector.
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on September 24, 2016
Okay I will check those thank you
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