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Volvo V70 XC Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal

Volvo V70 XC Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002

Drive Trains Affected: AWD, Turbo

Average Mileage: 134,000 mi (112,000 mi - 179,000 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , AWD, 125,000 mi

    Oil leakage determined at scheduled 5K service and inspection. Dye and visual inspection done. Repaired seal

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  • Visitor, , AWD, 112,000 mi

    Oil leak check engine light

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  • Visitor, , 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

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  • jack007, , AWD, 179,000 mi

    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.

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