Buick Rainier Model Overview
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Buick Rainier Questions
Power Car Dies
My buick dies while driving down the highway, can wait 20min and it will start and go for a 1/2mile or so and die again. Sometimes it wont mess up but mostly it does.
Why The Air Does Not Blow From The Front Of The Dash Board.
the ac is running in good condition, air doesnot blow from the front of the dash board but blows from the side ends of the dash board, even though the selection is being done using the selection to al...
Blows Parking Light Fuse
frequently the parking lights/cornering lights will not work. Its always a blown fuse underback seat marked prk lt. where to start looking?
Ac Not Working In 04 Buick Rainier But It Appears To Have A Full Charge
2004 Rainer Buick CXL When Parked After A Drive She Dropps Down Is It The...
2004 Buick(Rianer) seems have Pneumatic Shocks after a short drive when parked she dropps down Is it the non return valve failure or any other malfuntion
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.