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

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Front -> Inspection -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

Removal

Front
  • Siphon brake fluid out of master cylinder until fluid level is approximately 1/3 full, this will prevent fluid overflow when caliper piston is pushed back into its bore.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheels.
  • Push piston back into its bore using suitable C-clamp, Fig. .
  • Remove brake caliper hose bolt, then two metal gaskets from brake caliper bolt.
  • Remove two caliper mounting bolts and lift caliper off of rotor.
Rear
  • Siphon brake fluid out of master cylinder until fluid level is approximately 1/3 full, this will prevent fluid overflow when caliper piston is pushed ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 2004 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Normal Service

Replace e...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove engine protection shield.
  • Remove wheel speed sensor wiring harness from retainers, then disconnect wheel speed sensor from harness.
  • Remove retaining bolt for front brake hose.
  • Remove front stabilizer bar link from lower control arm.
  • Remove upper shock module retaining nuts from shock tower.
  • Remove tie rod end to steering knuckle retaining nut, then separate tie rod end from steering knuckle.
  • Remove left and right upper ball joint pinch bolts and nuts.
  • Remove shock module from shock tower.
  • Remove steering knuckl...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct.
  • Remove heater hose brace bolt from rear of alternator.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mounting bol...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

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

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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+.

Cellular Cable To Vehicle Communication Interface Module Location Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GASCellular Cable To Vehicle Communication Interface Module Location Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Communication Interface Module
  • Passlock Sensor Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GASPasslock Sensor Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Key
  • Passlock Sensor
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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  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Cargo Lamp
  • 2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Garage Door Opener
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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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