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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 -> Pressure Gauge Indication
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

Due to the different types of models and systems, typical pressure gauge indications should be used as a guide only. Refer to the "Performance Tests" or "System Pressure Check" for the particular model being tested. When indi...

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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 Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 2005 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 5.3 V8 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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 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: 2007 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: 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 Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

This lamp should light for approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the ...

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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: 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 Buick Rainier AUTOMOBILES

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

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
  • Ground G-305 Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GASGround G-305 Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ground G305
  • Chassis Harness
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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.

    2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal/Hazard Flasher Module
  • Turn Signal/Malfunction Switch
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Passenger Door Module
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Outside Rearview Mirror Switch
  • Driver Outside Rearview Mirror
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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: WARRANTY - ELECTRONIC EXCHANGE PROGRAM CHANGES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 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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