looks like it coming down the back of the engine...any ideas
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1999 Volvo V70 XC Question: My 1999 Volvo V70 XC leaks oil
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (13991 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper November 09, 2012, 06:30Master
poss valve cover gasket
Answer #2your.mechanic November 09, 2012, 09:11Master
valve cover gasket
Answer #3Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, November 15, 2012, 12:52Master
This car doesn't have a valve cover gasket per se, it has a cam carrier sealed to the cylinder head, and they rarely leak.
I can almost guarantee you the leak is coming from the turbo return line. They leak all the time, and it's a fairly easy diagnosis and repair for a tech when the car is up on a hoist. Parts are inexpensive too, ~$20.