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Buick Rendezvous Head Up Display

2004 Buick Rendezvous Heads up display seems to have stopped working however if a dark cloth is placed over the outside of the windshield you can see the display is working but too dim to see in even the most dim light conditions. If the battery is disconnected and reconnected the display will come back to full brightness for approximately 2 days and then return to the very dim mode. When the outside temperature drops to below zero the display will brighten until the cabin temperature is warm above 25 to 35 degrees. Occasionally when traveling on the highway the display will return to full light and will stay at full brightness for 5-10 miles. When at full brightness the display control can be adjusted from full to low brightness.

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Not sure about that one but there is a dimmer wheel by the light switch. move it up and down to dim and brighten the dask lights/cluster. wheel may need replacing. also work the lights on and off switch manually to see if there every thing works smooth or hopes from dim to brite.

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It could be the temp sender unit located in the engine compartment. Is this the only part of the console that is bad (ie the compass still functions)? Have you tried unplugging the battery to reset everything?

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What is calibrate compass on 2004 Buick Rendezvous

Manual Compass Calibration If the compass appears erratic and the calibration symbol does not appear, you must manually put the compass into the calibration mode. To get into this mode, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on and cycle the DIC to the compass/temperature mode. 2. Press and hold the SET button for longer than three seconds. ZONE # PRESS & HOLD SET TO CHANGE: This display mode will be displayed when you are manually calibrating the system. The current zone number for compass variance will be displayed in place of the # symbol. Use the SET button to select the zone number from the graphic shown to select the current area of the country that you are driving in. PRESS SET TO CALIBRATE COMPASS: After selecting your zone, press the MODE button and this will be displayed on the DIC. Press the SET button and complete three 360 degree turns in an area free from large metal objects. The following two messages will toggle in the display until you calibrate the compass: • DRIVE VEHICLE IN CIRCLE • CALIBRATING COMPASS When calibration is complete, the display will return to its normal mode. 3-61 info obtained from MANUAL OWL
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I have a 2002 Rendezvous and I have a question about the head up display. It works fine during the day, but just as the evening or early night begins to fall, it is no longer displayed. How can I make it...

IF you have an automatic head light module (Day night operation) check that the power when in the night mode is getting to the display. It may have it's own light sensor that turns on the display light and if so it may be faulty as well.

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Set clock on 2004 Rendezvous

push and hold the H button four the hours to change and push and hold the M button to change the minutes. You just have to hold them in until the numbers change.

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2004 Buick Rendezvous Heads-Up Display intermittent problems

Your vehicles instrument cluster speedometer and heads up display unit both receive the same signal from the engine computer for the vehicles speed.The engine computer receives a signal from the vehicle speed sensor in the transmission for this to operate.

This isn't a speed sensor or engine computer failure as both would be erratic or off on signal and usually the check engine light would also come on with this problem here.

One of the two either the instrument cluster or the heads up display unit is at fault and is causing this.

What needs to be done from here is a scan tool needs connected to the vehicle to observe the speed signal on the data list in the engine computer and also in the instrument cluster to see if the speeds match each other.

If the engine computer is showing a different speed then what the instrument cluster is showing then the instrument cluster has an internal failure and needs repaired or replaced.

If both the instrument cluster and the engine computer speed signals match each other then the heads up display unit is faulty and needs replaced.

This is how it needs to be checked/diagnosed to see which is at fault.This is best checked by a dealer using their scan tool but any shop that has a scan tool that can communicate with these systems can also check these here.

If it needs a new cluster or heads up display these would have to be bought at a dealer or the dealer can remove yours and send them in for repair to their authorized repair facility

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I have a 2004 Buick Rendezvous that runs hot. Replaced the thermostat, manifold gasket, radiator, had the fans checked and still runs hot. What else could be the problem?

cylinder head gaskets, or cracked cylinder heads, this is a bad problem with the 3400 engine, so bad that we keep a set of heads in stock at the shop.....SORRY

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Speed indicater not working,heads up display ok,trip odometer ok, all other systems work properly

All systems working, Started car this morning and speedometer worked


Oct 26, 2009 | 2005 Buick Rendezvous

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Service engine soon light on in 2004 buick rendevous after accident. no codes given. turns on when engine starts.ran scanner- no codes... had to reset everything after car repairs. told not related to...

oh thats the change oil light expect it every 3500 to 4500 miles they glow.. you can usually reset it by holding down the trip button with the car off and then turn the key to the II position where everything lights up
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Buick Rainier 2004-06, Buick Rendezvous 2002-05 w/o (DIC) Driver Information Center
Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three time in five seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON’ indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator comes on and stays on for five seconds, repeat the procedure.
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The DIC display is located on the instrument panel cluster above the steering wheel. The DIG buttons are located on the steering wheel. Press button with the gas pump symbol to display engine oil life. Press button with the arrow symbol to reset engine oil life display.
Buick Rendezvous 2002-06 wI (DIC) Driver Information Center
To reset Service Reminder Indicator, turn ignition on with engine not running. Press the MODE button until DIC reads oil life left hold SET to reset. Press and hold the SET button until 100% is displayed. You will hear three chimes and the change oil message will go out. If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL’ message comes back on when the vehicle is started, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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