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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+

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Precautions -> A/C Refrigerant Oil -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> Engine Coolant -> Exercise System -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a -> Safety
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Battery Ground Cable

    Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

    Product Compatibility

    A/C Refrigerant Oil

    Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data," for specifications.

    Engine Coolant

    Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant. If mixed, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.

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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+.

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Brake Lines & Linings

    Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

    Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

    If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

    Brake Roughness

    The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness v...

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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 -> 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 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 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 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+.

    Component Locations
    Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Refer to F...

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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+.

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 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...

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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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. I...

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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: 2005 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: 2007 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 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

    Vehicle Communication Interface Module Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GASVehicle Communication Interface Module Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Communication Interface Module
  • Floor
  • Window Switch Location Diagram for 2005 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GASWindow Switch Location Diagram for 2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Window Switch
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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.

    2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • LH Headlamp Actuator
  • RH Headlamp Actuator
  • 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Volts
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Control Module
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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: INFORMATION ON THE USE OF CUSTOMER CONCERN VERIFICATION SHEETS, COMEBACK PREVENTION, GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE INFORMATION FORM (TAC), STRATEGY BASED DIAGNOSTICS (SBD), INTERMITTENT CONCERNS DIAGNOSTICS AND REPEAT REPAIR LOG USE- REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: ESCALATION PROCESS FOR CRITICAL ORDERS FOR ELECTRONIC SERVICE CENTER (ESC) PARTS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 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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