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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> General Service
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Certain general service procedures apply, regardless of whether the brakes are vacuum or hydraulically assisted. Only top quality, clean brake fluid should be used. More seals and valves are used with power brake systems than with ordinary brakes, so an inferior brake fluid will do much more damage. For the same reason, ensure all dirt is kept out of the system. Additionally, on models with hydraulic assist brakes, care must be taken not to mix the fluids of the booster hydraulic system and brake hydraulic system as the fluids are not compatible.

If the power unit fails, the brak...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Relay, Terraza, Uplander & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Place reference marks on propeller shaft and rear axle pinion yoke for installation reference.
  • On models equipped with 2WD, place reference marks on propeller shaft and transmission yoke for installation reference.
  • On models equipped with 4WD, place reference marks on propeller shaft and transfer...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor

Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply which has a service life of 10 years.

Removal
  • Loosen the lug nuts.
  • Raise and support vehicle with jack stands, then remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Prior to dismounting the tire from the wheel, note the following precautions:
    • Position the bead breaking fixture 90° from the valve stem when separating the tire bead from the wheel.
    • Place the mounting and dismounting head so that the tire iron or pry bar can be inserted slightly clockwise of the sensor body when prying the tire bead up and over ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 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.

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
  • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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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+.

Engine Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASEngine Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • CKP Sensor Connector
  • Splice Pack Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASSplice Pack Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Harness
  • Splice Pack SP-201
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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:
  • Mode Actuator
  • Air Temperature Actuator
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Recirculation Actuator
  • Defrost Actuator
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Control Module
  • Passenger Door 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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