Air Conditioning only blows out the bottom ventts on Buick Rainier

Average mileage: 102,180 (26,000–180,000)
4 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
54 people reported this problem
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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)
My heating and A/C only blows out of the floor and top vents. Does not blow out of front vents. When the heat is on the vents become cold and warm.
2004 Buick Rainier 105,000 mi,
My air and heat only blows out the floor and windshield vents front vents don't blow
Heat and Air conditioning only bloe thru the floor vents and defroster, not thru dash vents! Totally sucks! Haven't found anyone that can figure it out! I'm bummed!
2006 Buick Rainier 108,000 mi,
A/C only blows out the Defroster vent or the floor vent.
After battery went dead and new one was installed, only heat came out driver side even when air conditioner on. Also dashboard vents not working. Not fixed yet, shop still trying to figure out what the problem is.
2004 Buick Rainier 125,000 mi,
had new battery installed now the air only blows out the bottom vents and rear vent. have not taken to shop yet.
2006 Buick Rainier 140,000 mi,
Changed my battery and now the air condition will not blow through top vents.
Take notice General Motors: I have had more problems with my 2006 Buick Rainier than any vehicle that I have ever owned, not only the A/C system blower but the cruise control, window master switch (recall), broken outside door handles, and a bad wiper motor. I have been a loyal GM owner for years but my next vehicle purchase will not be a GM product.
2004 Buick Rainier 56,000 mi,
Upper air was erratic then went out and only lower air would work. Was very expensive to get fixed.
Front air vents only work if AC is on when car starts. Otherwise they will only blow out of bottom when I turn on the AC after it's started. The solution right now is ridiculous like everything else with this car.... Get to a red light, turn off the car and restart - it works at this point :)
2004 Buick Rainier 177,000 mi,
air only comes out of the drivers side, heat comes out on the passenger side
2004 Buick Rainier 90,000 mi,
same as described... haven t fixed it yet
Only air comes out the bottom and defrost vents .not the front vents please help
2004 Buick Rainier 120,000 mi,
Dash vents dont work. only comes out defrost and feet
2006 Buick Rainier 167,000 mi,
I have same Problem and cost me at the GM dealer to set up micro shift again $350.00
Same problem here - replaced the actuator which fixed the issue.
Air circulates through vents on the top of the dash, the sides of the dash facing the side windows and the floor, but does not come through the vents in the front of the dash facing the front seats.
2004 Buick Rainier 130,850 mi,
Had my fuel sensor replaced (battery was disconnected) now A/C blows hot air out of the passenger side. 1/21/15
2006 Buick Rainier 100,000 mi,
not fixed yet