Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal on Volvo V70

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: 139,060 (67,300–184,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, AWD, FWD, Turbo
13 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
19 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2002 Volvo V70- AWD156,000
My turbo blew up and then the leaking started, Part kit ordered online for $14.00 with simple instruction
1998 Volvo V70- 2.4L 5 Cylinder184,000
oil leaking from right side of engine
Oil all over underneath,hard to find only leeks when turbos used, will not leak in idle or high rev.
Mechanic said it was VERY common. Not a major leak. Just an annoyance.
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