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.
Car Problem Reports
Volvo V70 XC Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal
Volvo V70 XC Problem
Drive Trains Affected: AWD, Turbo
Average Mileage: 141,333 mi (120,000 mi - 179,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Volvo V70 XC, AWD, 125,000 mi
Oil leakage determined at scheduled 5K service and inspection. Dye and visual inspection done. Repaired seal
Visitor, 2001 Volvo V70 XC, AWD, 120,000 mi
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.