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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks from 1990+

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit, Replace -> Acadia, Enclave & Outlook -> Avalanche, Escalade EXT, Sierra & Silverado -> Canyon & Colorado -> Envoy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Equinox & Torrent -> Escalade, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Express & Savana -> HHR -> Hummer H2 -> Hummer H3 -> Relay, SV6, Terraza & Uplander -> Rendezvous -> SRX -> VUE
Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Acadia, Enclave & Outlook

  • Apply park brake, then with engine off, apply and release brake pedal several times until brake pedal becomes firm to deplete vacuum reserve in vacuum brake booster.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Disconnect master cylinder fluid level sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove vacuum brake booster check valve and hose assembly from vacuum brake booster and position aside.
  • Remove vacuum brake booster vacuum sensor and position aside.
  • Release front and rear brake pipes from routing clip on frame rail.
  • Remove Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) assembly mount...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

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: 2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

For v...

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

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 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...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Description
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) notifies the driver when a significant loss of tire pressure occurs in any of the 4 tires.

When the vehicle is stationary, the sensor is inactive. When the vehicle is operated and as the vehicle speed increases, centrifugal force activates the sensors internal accelerometer causing the sensors to go into rolling mode. In the rolling mode, the sensors read tire pressure once every 30 second and transmit the reading once every ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 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 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Air Cleaner Restriction Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

An air cleaner restriction indicator, Fig. , is located in the intake duct between the MAF sensor and the air cleaner assembly.

If the window shows green, no service is required at this time. However, if...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 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...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Rainier cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 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 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

Underhood Ground Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GASUnderhood Ground Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ground G-103
  • Antenna Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GASAntenna Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Navigation Antenna
  • Cellular Antenna
  • Roof Panel
  • Cellular Antenna Connector
  • Navigation Antenna Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 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:
  • Battery
  • Starter Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Mode Actuator
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Recirculation Actuator
  • Defrost Actuator
  • RH Air Temperature Actuator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: BATTERY CHARGING TIPS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
  • Document: WARRANTY ADMIN - GUIDELINES FOR CLAIMING C0034 - WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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