Oil Leaks From PCV Housing and Turbo Return Line Seals on Volvo S80

Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing and turbocharger oil return line seals have been reported.

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Average mileage: 106,387 (55,000–175,000)
Engines affected: 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo, 2.9L 6 Cylinder, 2.9L 6 Cylinder Turbo
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005
30 people reported this problem
15 people shared problem details
1999 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo125,000
Oil seeping from several locations on the engine. Told due to pressure caused from clogged PCV system. Expensive to repair.
2004 Volvo S80- 2.9L 6 Cylinder125,000
Was just told that I have oil leaking from somewhere in my engine when I got my oil changed. Drain plug, oil filter, and pan are in good shape. They drained 6 quarts of oil. I am not sure what the issue is. Debating what to do.
1999 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo130,000
It smoke a lot out of the tailpipe white smoke
2000 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo90,000
I too im having this problem and know whats going on and how to fix the problem. The wast gates fail on the turbo/turbos. Mine whent out on the left, so when those do not open it causes presher that causes the oil leaks in the oil trap system. Volvo wants 900 for oil trap kit and 2200+ for new turbo. If you shop around online you can fined oil kots for about 350 amd a graded used turbo for about 150. So in parts itll cost you around 550+ then you need to rent a self service garage with lyft and air tools thatll b another 450+ because you need the space for a day and a half. So with all this said if you have the know how this repair will cost you around 1000 and some change and that beats the 4500+ to have these problems solved by the dealer or auto shop.
2000 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo
Same deal. Not sure what to do.
2002 Volvo S80- 2.9L 6 Cylinder55,000
the is oil leak around the pcv housing .was also told during oil change and inspection by volvo dealership that is would be a future repair and possibly also will cause the cam seals to leak .it will cost $1,800.00 to have repair .I have not reapired this yet i am at 67,000 mile now and i am hearing the whistling noise and now have the cvvt solenoid failure .
1999 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo80,000
started 3 months ago did latex glove test over oil filler cap had vac, oil return on turbo real bad ,this kind of stuff should'not happen----08 gmc truck not 1 problem
2002 Volvo S80- 2.9L 6 Cylinder55,000
have not fixed this yet ,i am ordering the parts today ! the dealership told me it would be a in the near future expense of 1,600.00 dollars in VA Beach, VA. I now have 61000. miles and have started to here the whistle :/ so time to fix .Hopefully cams seals are not leaking ,I am not loosing alot of oil since my oil change which at 56,000 is due again at 63000 miles where the oil was filled to top of the fill line on dipstick tube ,it has only leaked down to half way inbetween the botton and top fill line .planning on changing my oil,fule filter ,plugs ,plug wires and brakes now and starting to change the oil every 3000 to 5000 miles after this oil change and oil trap repair.I will be doing this repair my self then take to dealership to have computer updates checked,belt replaced and good look over car to make sure everything else including cam seals are good .I am a 35 year old femal .
2002 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo175,000
Turbo lines leaking
2002 Volvo S80- 2.9L 6 Cylinder55,000
took my car in for the fule line recall and was told by the dealership that i had a oil leak at the trap and possibly my cam seals.i have not had it fixed yet.just found this out today .
2000 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo130,000
Hate that I smell oil burning all the time!
2003 Volvo S80- 2.9L 6 Cylinder Turbo123,000
twin turbos went out 3500 dollar job
2000 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo110,000
keep springing oil leaks on the engine.seems like its creating pressure that makes this happens.
2004 Volvo S80- 2.9L 6 Cylinder138,000
Didn't think I had any problems, but mechanic at car dealer said this should be replaced...wasn't pressurizing correctly?
1999 Volvo S80- 2.8L 6 Cylinder Turbo64,750
Oil leak from front of engine (behind radiator fan on block) increased with time. General shop could not identify source of leak. Dealer seemed to know immediately from general location and size of leak that it was leaky "oil trap." Intake manifold needed removal for repair -- $750 at local Volvo dealer.
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