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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 -> 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+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> General Service
Vehicle: 2005 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 -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 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+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 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+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

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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 -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2005-06 Rainier -> Less Driver Information Center (DIC) -> With Driver Information Center (DIC)
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

Less Driver Information Center (DIC)

To reset the Engine Oil Life monitor proceed as follows:

  • Turn ignition On, but do not start engine.
  • Fully depress and release accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.
  • If CHANGE ENG OIL lamp flashes for five seconds, system h...

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Drain coolant from radiator into a suitable container.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove radiator support shield mounting nuts and bolts, then radiator support shield.
  • Remove transmission cooler lines from radiator.
  • Remove outlet radiator hose from radiator.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Remove inlet radiator hose from radiator.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly and air resonator assembly.
  • Remove inlet radiator hose.
  • Remove transmission oil cooler lines from fan shroud.
  • Disconnect fan clutch electrical connector.
  • Remove fan clutch from water pump.
  • Remove upper fan shroud moun...

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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+.

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-109 Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASGround G-109 Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor
  • Engine Harness
  • Ground G109
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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:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Headlamp Leveling Actuator - Left
  • Headlamp Leveling Actuator - Right
  • 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • A/C Low Pressure Switch
  • A/C Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • A/C Refrigerant Pressure 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: BATTERY CHARGING TIPS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
  • Document: DIAGNOSIS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN TRANSMISSION CASE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 4.2 L6 GAS

    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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