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My 1998 V70 Volvo is eating up 5 quarts of oil every other day. Why?

(1998 Volvo V70)
in Bradenton, FL on April 10, 2012
i've been told that it may be the Valve seal or torque seal leaking.I have no idea..Anyone ??
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on April 10, 2012
You have a major seal or gasket leak somewhere. Is there a pool of oil beneath the car? Best way to find this out is take to a shop and tell them you need a dye test for a major oil leak. This will show any exterior seal leaks and interior when they open it up. Are you losing coolant as well? Do you have a lot of exhaust smoke? Then it would probably be a head gasket. Need more info. but your best course of action is to see a service shop before components start burning up for lack of oil.
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