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2004 Buick Rendezvous 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 Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 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

Drum Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Scribe propeller shaft reference mark on transfer case flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft to transfer case flange attaching bolts.
  • Scribe propeller shaft reference mark on torque tube flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft to torque tube flange attaching bolts.
  • Push propeller shaft ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Scan Tool Data Definitions
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Scan Tool Data Definitions

Refer to Fig. for scan tool data definitions.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Intermittent & Poor Connections

Intermittents

Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

  • Wiring broken inside insulation.
  • Poor connection between male and female terminal ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Buick Rendezvous AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Loosen intake air duct clamps from MAF sensor and throttle body.
  • Remove IAT sensor from duct.
  • Disconnect vent tube from air intake duct.
  • Disconnect MAF sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove air intake duct and air cleaner cover.
  • Separate air intake duct from MAF sensor.
  • Set park brake and shift transaxle into Neutral.
  • Remove engine mount strut bolts and swing engine mount struts aside.
  • Install a suitable engine tilt strap tool.
  • Pull on engine in order to rotate engine forward.
  • Tighten engine tilt strap.
  • Remove alternator B+ terminal nut and lead.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connector...

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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 Ultra 3.6 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

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

...

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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+.

Liftgate Lock Actuator Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous  3.4 V6 GASLiftgate Lock Actuator Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Liftgate
  • Liftgate Latch
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous  3.6 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Cruise Control Module
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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  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 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:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Console Compartment Lamp Switch
  • I/P Courtesy Lamp-Left
  • I/P Courtesy Lamp-Right
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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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