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

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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+

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Technical Service Bulletins -> HVAC System Inoperative For Drive Cycle, Poor HVAC System Performance In High Ambient Temperatures -> 2003 Bravada, Envoy & TrailBlazer
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

2003 Bravada, Envoy & TrailBlazer

On some of these models there may be no cold air from the HVAC system during a drive cycle. This may occur at any time during the drive cycle and at any temperature setting. The HVAC system operation returns to normal after the vehicle has been keyed to off and restarted. This is inter...

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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 -> General Service
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 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 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: 2004 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+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 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+.

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

  • 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 is in the learn mode.
  • If GM tool No. J-46079 or equivalent is available, starting with the left front tire, hold the antenna of the tool No. J-46079 near the valve stem on the wheel, then press the activate button and wait for the horn to chirp.
  • If the tool is not available, starting with the left front tir...

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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: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove vacuum brake booster hose.
  • Remove battery positive cable from starter solenoid.
  • Remove starter solenoid S-terminal lead and attaching nut from solenoid.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolt...

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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 -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

A "Service Throttle Soon" indicator lamp is mounted in the lower righthand instrument cluster corner on these models. It lights when the ignition is turned On, but should go out approximately 1-5 seconds after the engine starts.

Traditional throttle cables are no longer used on these models. The PCM receives signals from an electron...

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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: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose at heater core using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose at thermostat housing using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to...

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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: 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...

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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 Defogger Grid Location Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASWindow Defogger Grid Location Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Liftglass
  • Window Defogger Grid
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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:
  • Transfer Case Shift Control Module
  • Data Link Connector
  • Service 4WD Indicator
  • Transfer Case Encoder Motor
  • Rear Propshaft Speed Sensor
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Air Suspension Inflator Switch
  • LH Air Suspension Sensor
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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: DRIVELINE CLUNK NOISE WHEN SHIFTING BETWEEN PARK AND DRIVE, PARK AND REVERSE OR DRIVE AND REVERSE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
  • Document: TRANSMISSION OIL LEAKING FROM TRANSMISSION VENT - 4T65-E - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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