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2007 Buick Rainier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Buick Rainier

2007 Buick Rainier Problems

On vehicles equipped with rear air springs, the air compressor may fail causing the rear suspension to sit low.

The fuel level sensor in the fuel tank may fail causing erratic fuel gauge operation. Our technicians tell us that on high mileage vehicles you may wish to replace the complete fuel pump module assembly if this condition occurs.

On certain 2005 - 2007 vehicles, General Motors has provided a special service policy covering the fuel level sensor, agreeing to pay 50% of the repair cost. This coverage extends for 10 years or 120,000 miles from the original "in service" date of the vehicle. Please contact your local GM dealer for more information.

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I had a new battery installed and since the air condition only blows out on my feet. I have heard that this is has been an issue with several owners. Have you run across this and any ideas how to fix it? (Fuses have been checked, and the battery has been disconnected and reinstalled)

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2007 Buick Rainier Questions

I have a 2007 Buick Rainier and started having problems about two weeks ago. First, What is the system that controls the tire pressure monitoring system (Not the individual tire pressure monitors)? I get a message in the Drivers information display that says "Service tire pressure monitoring...

I own a 2007 Rainier with 52,000 miles. I am wondering if replacing the fuel sensor consist of replacing the whole fuel pump. I have received a letter from GM stating they will pay for it to be fixed. My dealership is telling me I need ri purchase and repair fuel pump before they will fix my fuel...

Vehicle is not sitting low like in some other cases mentioned. Also notice a clunking sound sometimes when going from one surface level to another, i.e. backing out of garage which has a lip onto the driveway. Sometimes sound comes from left front of vehicle, other times from rear right of vehicle.

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2007 Buick Rainier Recalls

These vehicles are being recalled because the headlamp driver module (HDM) can overheat and fail. This will cause the headlights and daytime running lights to stop working. Loss of this lighting will affect the ability of the driver to see the road and reduce the vehicle's visibility to oncoming vehicles, both of which increase the risk of a vehicle crash. The remedy for this problem is still under development and not yet available.

Fluid may enter the driver's door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short circuit in the door module. A short circuit may cause the power door lock and power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative. The short may also cause overheating, which could melt components of the door module, producing an odor, smoke, or a fire. Dealers will inspect the driver's door module, if it is functioning correctly, a protective coating will be applied. If the module is not functioning correctly, it will be replaced. The GM recall number is 12180.

Vehicles first sold, or currently registered, in certain states where salt is used to de-ice the roads are being recalled because fluid may enter the driver's door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board. A short may cause the power door lock and power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative. The short may also cause overheating, which could melt components of the door module, producing an odor, smoke, or a fire. As of this time, the remedy plan is still being finalized and a notification schedule has not been determined. The GM recall number is 12180.

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2007 Buick Rainier Reviews

In August, 2011 a clicking sound was heard in the area of the rear passenger wheel. Restarting the car seemed to solve it. However, in a few minutes the clicking sound could be heard again. Suddenly, the problem seemed to disappear, until this past weekend when it started up again. When I tried to start the car Sunday morning, the battery was dead. The Buick dealer said they don't know what...

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