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1998 V70 R Coolant in oil after head gasket

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, including 850 R, 850 T-5R, 850 T-5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

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Re: 1998 V70 R Coolant in oil after head gasket

Post by scot850 »

Hopefully you have got it fixed this time. Let us know how it continues to operate. Especially if the oil cleans up completely.

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Neil.
2000 V70 R - still being an endless PITA
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Post by abscate »

The market is flooded with grifters on eBay who think there is a market for turbos

They rarely fail on these cars, so don’t pay more than 50-100 bucks or head to the junkyard.

I overpriced mine in my parts car so that when the right person here on MVS needs one, they’ll get it free.
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