V70 XC

Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal on Volvo V70 XC

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 144,875 (92,000–214,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, AWD, Turbo
5 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002
17 people reported this problem
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Oil leakage determined at scheduled 5K service and inspection. Dye and visual inspection done. Repaired seal
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.