Volvo S40 Problem Report

Volvo S40 Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal

(14 reports)

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.

It was spraying oil and was smoking it did it for a while before i figured out that is was actually that o ring on the bottom of turbo return pipe where it goes into the block. Finally, no more smoke or big puddles of oil everywhere -
oil leak started a few years back - mechanic says it could be the turbo oil return seal -
Problem: Oil leaking into the turbo. Solution: Get a new turbo and pay $2000 becuase i don't know enough not to get ripped off. -
Oil leak noted by technician Replaced turbo oil return seal -
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