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Buick Rainier Questions

Air Conditioning

My air blows cold on driver side but passenger side and rear is blowing hot what do I do?????

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Seats Don't Move Forward Or Backward

the driver side seat does not move forward or backward by the levers on the side of the seat, what is the fix?

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When I Cut On The Ac Heat Comes Out On One Side And Cold Comes Out On The O...

Ac problems heat and air comes out but two different sides

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2004 Buick Rainier Cxl V8. Transmission Isn't Engaging Any Gear.

2004 Buick Rainier CXL V8. Transmission isn't engaging any gear. On the dash board it changes perfectly fine but when you press the gas pedal, the vehicle doesn't move as it's in neutral or park or ...

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How Do I Replace The Driver's Side Brake Light Cover On My 2005 Buick Raini...

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Buick Rainier Overview

GM made a little bit of history with its introduction of the mid-size SUV Buick Rainier. Built on the same truck platform as the Envoy and Trailblazer, the Rainier is Buick's first official truck since the 1920s. And though it comes standard with a 4.2 V6, it also offers a 5.3 V8, raising its towing capacity to a very satisfying 6700 tons.

The Rainier is only a 5-passenger SUV, however. Unlike the Envoy and Trailblazer, it does not come in an extended 3-row length. This makes it unique, in that it offers the V8 power in a regular wheelbase model, whereas its competitors only offer it in the extended forms. A 60/40 split-fold rear seat does allow for more storage space and versatility.

Though it's named after a pretty tall and rugged mountain, and it comes with both all-wheel and rear-wheel drive configurations, the Rainier is not so much an off-roading adventure SUV. It tries to offer all the utility and power, but in a nicer, more comfortable package than its competitors. You'll find leather seats, OnStar, dual climate control, and wood and chrome trimmings to all be standard. A navigation system and DVD player are options. The Buick Rainier is also the first Buick to use the new Quiet Tuning system, which uses thicker padding, seals, and insulation to block out road noise.
The Rainier never really found its niche in the SUV market, despite being the first truck-based Buick in almost a century. It lasted for only four years, and will be replaced in 2008 by a new crossover vehicle, the Buick Enclave.

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