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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 -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

The procedures to remove and install the brake pads are outlined in "Calip... "

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 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 the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 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...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Aids -> Diagnostic Check -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Test Procedures
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

Diagnostic Tests

Test Procedures

Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic test procedures.

Diagnostic Check
  • Check for aftermarket devices which could affect the operation of the TPMS to verify that none are installed.
  • Check the easily accessible or visible system components for obvious damage or conditions which could cause the symptom.
  • Ensure that the scan tool Selected Front and Rear Tire Pressure parameters are correct compared to the tire...

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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

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Lower

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

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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+.

Backup Lamp Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GASBackup Lamp Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Backup Lamps
  • Front Lamp Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASFront Lamp Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fog Lamp
  • Park/Turn Signal Lamp
  • Cornering Lamp
  • Marker Lamp
  • Headlamp Connector
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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 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Audio Amplifier
  • Auxiliary HVAC 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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