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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 -> Refrigerant Recovery
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

R-134a systems require the use of special service equipment designed specifically for R-134a systems. R-12 servicing equipment cannot be used on R-134a systems.

R-12 recovery stations cannot be used on R-134a systems. A separate recovery station must be used on R-134a systems. The refrigerants are not compatible and will contaminate the R-12 recovery station.

The use of refrigerant recovery and recycling stations allows the recovery and reuse of refrigerant after contaminants and moisture have been removed.

When using a recovery or recycling station...

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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 Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 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 Scheduled Maintenance -> 2005-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

Normal Service

S...

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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+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

Refer to F...

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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: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 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 -> Check Engine Oil Level ->
Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS

This system is used to indicate a low engine oil level condition. The lamp should light during engine starting. If oil level is sufficient, the lamp should go off when engine is operating. If oil level is low 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: 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: 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+.

Door Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GASDoor Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Power Door Lock
  • Power Window Regulator
  • Connector C-700
  • Mini Wedge Connector
  • Brake Booster Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASBrake Booster Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Booster Vacuum Sensor
  • Power Brake Booster
  • Engine 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.

    2005 Buick Rainier  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Buick Rainier 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transfer Case Shift Control Module
  • Data Link Connector
  • Service 4WD
  • Transfer Case Encoder Motor
  • Propshaft Speed Sensor - Front
  • 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Service Engine Soon
  • Powertrain Control 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: BRAKE ALIGN SYSTEM FOR BRAKE ROTOR LATERAL RUNOUT CORRECTION - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: ACDELCO REPLACEMENT BATTERY WARRANTY PROCEDURES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 Buick Rainier 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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