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Intermitent fuel gage 05 malibu

I believe it's a bad ground on the sending unit. Can you tell me where the groung connection point is?

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Since the sender uses the same ground as the fuel pump the car would not run if the ground was the problem, the sender is the problem, a very common one at that, seems to be caused by the chemicals in today's clean burn reformulated fuel.

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