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2004 Buick Rainier CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Buick REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Air Conditioning System Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

If an air conditioning system fault is suspected, inspect the following conditions:

  • Outer surfaces of radiator and condenser cores to ensure air flow is not blocked by dirt, leaves or other foreign material.
  • Restrictions or kinks in condenser core, hoses or tubes.
  • Blower motor operation.
  • Refrig...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness v...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Place reference marks on propeller shaft and rear axle pinion yoke for installation reference.
  • On models equipped with 2WD, place reference marks on propeller shaft and transmission yoke for installation reference.
  • On models equipped with 4WD, place reference marks on propeller shaft and transfer...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

Upon removal of starter, note if any shims are used. If shims are used, they should be installed in their original locations. After installation, if starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to the outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after firing, add .015 inch double shims until noise ceases.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front steering gear crossmember rear mounting bolts.
  • Remove rear steering gear crossmember mounting bolts, then rear steering gear crossmember from vehicle.
  • Remove wire harness from harne...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the war...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Drain coolant from radiator into a suitable container.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove radiator support shield mounting nuts and bolts, then radiator support shield.
  • Remove transmission cooler lines from radiator.
  • Remove outlet radiator hose from radiator.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Remove inlet radiator hose from radiator.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly and air resonator assembly.
  • Remove inlet radiator hose.
  • Remove transmission oil cooler lines from fan shroud.
  • Disconnect fan clutch electrical connector.
  • Remove fan clutch from water pump.
  • Remove upper fan shroud moun...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove t...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Floor Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GASFloor Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Floor Panel
  • Inclination Sensor
  • Body Harness
  • Inclination Sensor Connector
  • Pedal Assembly Location Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GASPedal Assembly Location Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Electronic Adjustable Pedals Relay
  • Connector C-225
  • Electronic Adjustable Pedals Assembly Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transfer Case Shift Control Module
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transfer Case Encoder Motor
  • 2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Tail Lamp
  • Body Control Module
  • Memory Seat Module
  • License Lamps
  • Center High Mounted Stop Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2004 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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