How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask GM Tech (Cam) Your Own Question
GM Tech (Cam)
GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 15201
Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
Type Your Chevy Question Here...
GM Tech (Cam) is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

05 Malibu gas gauge reads backwards. have put 3 pumps in and

Customer Question

05 Malibu gas gauge reads backwards. have put 3 pumps in and still does the same.
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: runs good
JA: Are you fixing your Malibu yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: three pumps. went to salvage yard checked pump in the parts car worked correct, but when I installed it in my car works backwards
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Jared D replied 5 months ago.

Good morning,

To clarify, the gauge is flipped to the opposite side and stays there right?

Does it move at all when you first turn the key to the on position?