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1998 Volvo V70 Question: My 1998 V70 Volvo is eating up 5 quarts of oil every other day. Why?

 

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dooks63, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, Bradenton, FL, April 10, 2012, 10:49
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i've been told that it may be the Valve seal or torque seal leaking.I have no idea..Anyone ??

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    csubak30 April 10, 2012, 12:11
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    You have a major seal or gasket leak somewhere. Is there a pool of oil beneath the car? Best way to find this out is take to a shop and tell them you need a dye test for a major oil leak. This will show any exterior seal leaks and interior when they open it up. Are you losing coolant as well? Do you have a lot of exhaust smoke? Then it would probably be a head gasket. Need more info. but your best course of action is to see a service shop before components start burning up for lack of oil.

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