2006 Buick Rainier REPAIR MANUAL -- HOW TO FIX YOUR CAR OR TRUCK

Auto Parts Search


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

Learn how to repair a car or truck, install or remove parts, wire an engine, reset warning lights, replace fuel filter, fix auto body and more. Get Automotix DIY!

Help me findSearch

Select Section

Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2006 Buick Rainier car and truck repair procedures including Buick engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Buick Rainier automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
DIY REPAIR SAMPLES > CONTINUE EXPLORING >
Using the Automotix DIY repair procedures will save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars! In addition, it will save you hours of touring the city searching for Buick mechanics you can trust. The Automotix DIY solution is particularly affordable. A full access to the entire DIY repair procedures and diagrams for your 2006 Buick Rainier vehicle will cost less than a single gallon of gas. Here are some of the DIY repair tips and procedures you will find here:

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is required. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort required to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (us...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES

STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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 t...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

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+.

Coolant Bypass Valve Location Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GASCoolant Bypass Valve Location Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Coolant Bypass Valve
  • Accumulator
  • Door Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASDoor Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Door Module
  • Window Switch
  • Door Trim Panel
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier PARTS/COMPONENTS LOCATION DIAGRAMS!

    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 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • ABS Indicator
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Control Module
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof
  • Power Seats
  • Parking Lamps
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Door Lock Control
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier WIRING DIAGRAMS!

    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
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS!

    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

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Buick Rainier SPECIFICATIONS DATA!

    Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...

    Click here to view more details2005 Buick Rainier Wiper Blade, Front, Driver Side, 24 in. length, Includes universal plastic adapters and easy to follow installation instructions; This new generation flat blade provides improved wiping capabilities in rain and freezing weather, long lasting durability, an easy to service design using a rubber insert that requires no special tools or high cost items to replace, and a clean appearance from inside the vehicle with the wiper profile neatly conforming to the base of the windshield; With 3 years limited CertifiedXL warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $7.68

    Click here to view more details2005 Buick Rainier Turn Signal Switch, Front, Also controls high and low beam dimmer, cruise control, wipers, and hazard warning; A high quality, OE replacement turn signal switch; With 2 years limited TrustBuilt warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $177.19

    Click here to view more details about 2007 Buick Rainier 17" x 7" Alloy Wheel2007 Buick Rainier 17" x 7" Alloy Wheel, Alloy Wheel; 17 X 7; 50MM Offset; 6 Spokes; 6 Lug; 5 Inch BP; Polished, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $168.50

    Click here to view more details2005 Buick Rainier V8, 5.3 L, 322 CID Rebuilt Engine, 5.3 CHEVY,GMC, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    $1,866.00

    Click here to view more details2004 Buick Rainier Used Ignition Switch W/Key, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $61.00

    Click here to view more details2004 Buick Rainier Used A/C Compressor, 4.2, AUTO, RWD, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $152.00
    More parts
    Help me findSearch
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find
    Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
    Vehicle Identification Number is a unique serial number used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles

    Find out what info we have for your vehicle

    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!
    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!Access diagrams and repair information such as wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair charts, manufacturer service bulletins, and OEM Part numbers of your 2006 Buick Rainier vehicle.
    Access the Complete guide!
    Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
    Save Money With Free Car Insurance Quote
    FREE car insurance quote
    Enter Zip Code:
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find