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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+

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainer & TrailBlazer -> Blower Motor, Replace -> Auxiliary -> Front -> Main -> Rear
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

    Main

    • Remove righthand close out insulator panel from below instrument panel.
    • Remove instrument panel storage compartment door.
    • Disconnect blower motor electrical connector, then remove blower motor mounting screws and blower motor.
    • Reverse procedure to install noting the following:
      • Torque blower motor mounting screws to 18 inch lbs.
      • Torque insulator panel mounting screws to 22 inch lbs.
      • Torque glove compartment mounting screws to 22 inch lbs.

    Auxiliary

    Front
    • Remove auxiliary HVAC module as out...

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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+.

    Anti-Lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Precautions -> Connect -> Disconnect -> Hybrid Battery Service
    Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Hybrid Battery Service

    Disconnect

    Before working on any high voltage system, be sure to wear the following personal protection equipment: Safety glasses with appropriate side shields when within 50 feet of the vehicle, either indoors or outdoors. Certified and up-to-date Class "0" Insulation gloves rated at 1000V with leather protectors. Visually and functionally inspect the gloves before use. Wear the Insulation gloves at all times when working with the high voltage battery assembly, whether the system is energized or not. Failure to follow the procedure exactly as written may result...

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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, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Place reference marks on propeller shaft and rear axle pinion yoke for installation reference.
    • On models equipped with 2WD, place reference marks on propeller shaft and transmission yoke for installation reference.
    • On models equipped with 4WD, place reference marks on propeller shaft and transfer...

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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+.

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Aids -> Diagnostic Check -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Test Procedures
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Tests

    Test Procedures

    Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic test procedures.

    Diagnostic Check
    • Check for aftermarket devices which could affect the operation of the TPMS to verify that none are installed.
    • Check the easily accessible or visible system components for obvious damage or conditions which could cause the symptom.
    • Ensure that the scan tool Selected Front and Rear Tire Pressure parameters are correct compared to the tire...

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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 -> Service Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2004 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+

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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+.

    Engine Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  4.2 L6 GASEngine Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-1
  • Connector C-2
  • Engine Harness
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • PCM Connector
  •  Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS Diagram for 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • 1-2 Shift Solenoid Valve
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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  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rap Relay
  • Quarter Glass Switch - Right
  • Quarter Glass Switch - Left
  • Quarter Glass Actuator - Right
  • Quarter Glass Actuator - Left
  • 2004 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Air Bag
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic 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: 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
  • Document: PRODUCT QUALITY CENTER (PQC) FOR ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY AND TRANSFER CASE 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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