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1996 850R Seems to be Burning Oil

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

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Re: 1996 850R Seems to be Burning Oil

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My daily has a crank seal leak that I plan to change soon. I also think the harmonic balancer is going bad, I can feel the car shaking at idle. I hope the crank isn't warn at the front seal, I've seen those leak oil forever.
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'98 S70 GLT, Lil' Red 25/32 mpg
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