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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+

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Charging System -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Liberty, PT Cruiser & Vans, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Concorde, Intrepid, LHS & 300M -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> Ford Motor Company -> General Motors -> Neon -> Sebring & Stratus Coupe -> Sebring & Stratus Sedan & Sebring Convertible
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    Sebring & Stratus Coupe

    Never use cans to charge into high pressure side of system (compressor discharge port) or into system at high temperature, as high system pressure transferred into charging may cause it to explode.

    • Attach center hose from manifold gauge set to refrigerant dispensing manifold. Turn refrigerant manifold valves completely counterclockwise to open fully, remove protective caps from refrigerant manifold.
    • Screw refrigerant cans into manifold. Ensure gasket is in place and in good condition. Torq...

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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 -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is required. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort required to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (us...

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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 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: 2004 Buick Rainier 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 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: 2004 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 Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor
    Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 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 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 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.

    • Raise and support veh...

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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 5.3 V8 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+

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 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 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 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+.

    Backup Lamp Locations Diagram for 2005 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GASBackup Lamp Locations Diagram for 2005 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Backup Lamps
  • I/P Cluster Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GASI/P Cluster Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Gage
  • Speedometer
  • Tachometer
  • Voltmeter
  • Fuel Gauge
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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.

    2005 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Adjuster Switch - Driver
  • Memory Seat Module - Driver
  • 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
  • LH 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: EI07148 -- Bump / Thump Noise Heard / Felt from Driveline or Rear Suspension After Braking
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Document: DISABLED ONSTAR SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
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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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