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Door handle not working and door loose.
Unfortunately with the little information provided, it is difficult to diagnose exactly what is causing your door handle to stop working and your door to feel loose. Touching upon the door handle first, your Buick Rainier is equipped with plastic...
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Vehicle failed compliance check.
Hello you have two concerns going on here. Lets start wit the P0410 for the secondary air injection. Start by checking the fuses. You should hear the pump come on within the first few minutes of start up. If the...
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Water pump problem
The water pumps leaking coolant is a common failure; the pump would need to be replaced to fix the problem. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to you and do a water pump...
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The passenger's back door lock cannot be opened
Thanks for writing in about your 2004 Buick Rainier. Often times, in a situation like this, the only way to get it unlocked is by removing the inside door panels and physically removing the locking mechanism from the vehicle which...
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Whisting noise when increasing or decreasing speed
There is a tensioner pulley that keeps the correct amount of tension on your serpentine belt. When these bearings wear out, they can cause this type of a whistling sound that you describe. This is a quick fix and should...
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Rough idling, engine shuts off
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2005 Buick Rainier. This could be a variety of possibilities, but what you are describing sounds like a faulty O2 sensor. The O2 sensor relays information about the air/fuel mixture to your...
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Electrical system problems on 2007 Buick Rainier
This was a common issue in many GM vehicles that is typically caused by a short in the system that controls these features. Tracing the short can be very time consuming and difficult to track down. If you would like...
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Car makes thudding noise and shudders at low speed
Your car seems to have what is called a "limited slip" rear end which controls the amount of power coming from the drive train to ensure that the power is evenly distributed to both wheels. The limited slip clutch packs...
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Vibration in the steering wheel when turning into a parking spot or driveway.
Hi there. This sounds like there could be a potential problem in the power steering system. A shuddering/sticking valve in the steering rack, a weak power steering pump, or low fluid level may be the cause. For an issue like...
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Rt. Ft. rotor warped. Replaced it with new rotor and pads. Did not fix problem. could bearings be damaged?
Yes, depending on how bad the condition of the warped brake rotors and pads were before you changed them, they could have gotten hot enough to ruin the bearings and races which could cause the vibrating you are describing. You...
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Where can i find my cabin air filter on my 2006 Buick Rainier?
If the vehicle is equipped with one, you can find it by lowering the glove box and looking behind it for the filter cover. Remove the cover and filter will be inside. If you find that the cover is not...
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Air vent problems - 2006 Buick Rainer
Hello, thanks for writing in. Either your blower motor is bad or the blower resistor is bad. You should also check the cabin air filter to make sure it is not clogged. If you would like to have this done,...
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What would be the best way to fix this issue or what might be the complete issue?
A misfire can be caused for several reasons such as bad plugs, detonation (bad timing), bad ignition coil, vacuum leak, faulty fuel injectors, low fuel pressure or faulty spark plug wires to name a few. Ignition module failure can be...
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brake and abs light won't go off after replaceing brake pads and ft. rotors.
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...

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