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2006 Buick Rainier CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Buick REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Removal

    • Siphon 2/3 of the brake fluid from master cylinder.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Compress caliper pistons until they bottom in bores using suitable clamp, Fig. .
    • Disconnect brake hose at caliper by removing inlet fitting bolt.
    • Remove mounting bolts and caliper.

    Inspection

    Should it become required to remove the caliper for installation of new components, clean components in denatured alcohol, wipe dry using lint-free cloths. Blow out drilled passages and holes using compressed air. Inspect dust boots for punctures or tears. If punctures or tears are...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 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. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor oil to the male pipe ends.

    On models equipped with plastic collar quick disconnect connectors, squeeze the connector plastic retainer release tabs to release the connector. Prior to reconnecting the con...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 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 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    Reset Procedures
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    When the TPMS detects a significant loss of tire pressure, the CHECK TIRE PRESSURE message is displayed on the DIC (Driver Information Center...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2006-07 Rainier -> Relearn -> Reset
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Reset

    When the TPMS detects a significant loss of tire pressure, the CHECK TIRE PRESSURE message is displayed on the DIC (Driver Information Center) and the low tire pressure indicator is displayed on the IPC (Instrument Panel Cluster). Adjusting tire to recommended pressure will clear the tire message.

    Relearn

    • Apply the Parking brake, then place the ignition switch in the On position.
    • Cycle the headlamp switch from Off to Parking Lamp position 4 times within 4 seconds.
    • The horn should chirp twice and the low tire pressure warning indicator should begin to flash indicating the system...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
    • Remove hose from engine.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain coolin...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2006 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Body Front End Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GASBody Front End Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ambient Air Temperature Sensor
  • Vehicle Communication Interface Module Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASVehicle Communication Interface Module Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Communication Interface Module
  • Body Harness
  • Floor Panel
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cargo Lamp
  • LH Vanity Mirror
  • RH Vanity Mirror
  • Front Courtesy/Reading Lamp
  • Center Courtesy/Reading Lamp
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Control Module
  • Security
  • Powertrain Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Engine Rattle Noise after R And R of the Crankshaft Balancer -Inspect Bolt Torque
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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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