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

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

  • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
  • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
  • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
  • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
  • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit, Replace -> Astro, Avalanche, Escalade EXT, Safari, Sierra, Silverado & SSR -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Blazer, Bravada, Envoy, Jimmy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Canyon, Colorado, Sonoma & S10 -> Equinox & Torrent -> Escalade, HHR, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Express & Savana -> Hummer H2 -> Hummer H3 -> Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> Relay, Terraza, SV6 & Uplander -> SRX -> Vue
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS

Aztek & Rendezvous

  • Remove coolant reservoir, then relieve fuel system pressure as follows:
    • Loosen fuel filler cap to discharge tank pressure.
    • Connect fuel pressure gauge tool No. J-34730-1A, or equivalent, to fuel pressure connection. Wrap shop towel around connection while connecting fuel pressure gauge in order to avoid fuel spillage.
    • Install bleed hose into an approved container and open valve in order to bleed fuel system pressure.
    • Drain any fuel remaining in fuel pressure gauge into suitable container.
  • Remove cruise control cable from module, then disconnect electrical ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 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 t...

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

  • Inflate all tires to the proper pressure.
  • Place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Depress the MODE button until LOW TIRE PRESSURE HOLD SET TO RESET is displayed.
  • Depress and hold the SET button, a chime should sound and TIRE PRESSURE RESET should be displayed, the...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove torque struts and rotate engine to access alternator.
  • Remove alternator B+ terminal nut and battery cable from alternator.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connector.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator.
  • Remove id...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2004-07 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Pull tab located on outer access panel upward and outward, F...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> Rendezvous -> Less Driver Information Center (DIC) -> With Driver Information Center (DIC)
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

Less Driver Information Center (DIC)

To reset the Engine Oil Life monitor proceed as follows:

  • Turn ignition On, but do not start engine.
  • Fully depress and release accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. The oil life indicator will begin to flash indicating the system is resetting.
  • Turn ignition Off, then start engine.
  • The engine oil change lamp should light as a bulb che...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove wiper motor module assembly.
  • Disconnect vacuum hose from brake booster and reposition.
  • Remove air cleaner cover and intake tube.
  • Disconnect throttle and cruise control cables. Disconnect throttle and cruise control cables from TBI mounting bracket to prevent bending cable housings.
  • Remove transmission fluid filler tube.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at inlet heater pipe.
  • Remove hose from inlet heater pipe.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

  • Raise vehicle and suitably support.
  • Remove righthand engine splash shield.
  • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to release drive ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

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

Door Components Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Rearview Mirror
  • Rearview Mirror Switch
  • Window Motor
  • Connector C-301
  • Keyless Entry Components Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous  3.6 V6 GASKeyless Entry Components Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

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

    2004 Buick Rendezvous  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module Coil
  • Turn Signals/Hazard Lamps
  • 2004 Buick Rendezvous  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Rear Seat Entertainment Assembly
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 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 Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

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

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Buick Rendezvous 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 Rendezvous 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 Rendezvous 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 Rendezvous 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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