Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal on Volvo V70 XC

The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.

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Average mileage: 151,166 (112,000–214,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, AWD, Turbo
5 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002
13 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
2002 Volvo V70 XC- AWD125,000
Oil leakage determined at scheduled 5K service and inspection. Dye and visual inspection done. Repaired seal
2001 Volvo V70 XC- AWD112,000
Oil leak check engine light
2001 Volvo V70 XC- AWD120,000
Mechanic called it the turbo run back tube.It was repaired along with an oil change. The cost was 265.00
The seal leaked on mine as well, replaced without the need to remove the beval gear. One dealer quoted a repair cost of $340.00, another dealer quoted $175.00 local volvo shop did if for $150! No more oil spots under the car.
1998 Volvo V70 XC- 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo214,000
this has been repaired by volvo dealer 4 times so far and it stills leak
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