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2001 Volvo S80 Question: large oil leak, especially on hwy trips. where could it be

 

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buggsbunny, 2.9L 6 Cylinder, Potwin, KS, July 23, 2013, 16:03
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replaced oil trap, broken eng torque rod. checked drain plug, stick, filter. checked all pan screws. some oil on engine side, most on pan and where trans/eng come together. tried some rear main sealer. helped some. stopped on short trips but not longer ones. and ideas. have not removed oil pan.

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    August 20, 2013, 16:35
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    I WOULD LOOK INTO THE ENGINE REAR MAIN SEAL ,TRANSMISSION WOULD HAVE TO BE REMOVED FOR THIS REPAIR. AND IF ITS A TURBO .INSPECT THE TURBO OIL RETURN TUBE SEALS AND GASKETS.

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