s60 blowing oil at high speed

jim8923
0

Asked by Apr 07, 2014 at 11:05 AM about the Volvo S60

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my s60 when you kick it down and run up to high speed blowes oil(3qts in 10 miles) from a whole in the rear(right side when faceing as engine sets sideways)It is about the size of a quarter is smooth sided not threaded looks brass sided with a 1/4 inch whole at the bottom  in is about 6 inches above the oil pan and can only be seen when on a lift with a mirror the machanic says it looks like something pushes into the whole no wires ar hanging in the area to me it looks like an old PCV in older cars. Leahaman volvo in harrisburg Pa cannot identify the missing part, Without knowing what part is missing I cannot buy the part to put in Leahaman say may be a freeze plug but is BLOWES oil not antifreeze i am loking for a shop manual to try ti identify the missing part any ideas
thx jim

1 Answer

broisum
415

Could be a core or freeze plug, They can wear and rust causing them to pop out. They should be checked occasionally. They are holes that were part of the manufacturing process of the block or head. Then they just pug them.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Volvo S60 (2005)Car stalled out on steep hill 1 answer

    While going down a steep hill my car went dead. Brakes steering wheel etc. froze up. It is a 5 speed std transmission, but I couldn't pop the glutch to restart, but it did restart at the base of the...

    2005 Volvo S60 2.5T

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • shakes when you accelerate on 2002 volvo s60 after 40mph 2 answers

    i had the cluster replaced on my volvo s60 a year ago for the past year the car has had a shake when you put your foot on the gas and go past 40 but when you let off the gas the shake goes away at low...

    2002 Volvo S60

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • S60 T5 Top speed. 3 answers

    Ok. I have a 2001 Volvo S60 T5. I was wondering what the true top speed of the car is. In the united states, as far as I know, its limited to 135, is it true that it does 155 without the limiter????

    2001 Volvo S60 T5 Turbo

    -

    General

  • Premium Gas for '04 | S60 Non-Turbo? 4 answers

    I am considering buying a Volvo S60 manual shift, non-turbo. Do I have to use premium gas? I thought that it was primarily for the turbo. Are there any known problems with the manual transmission...

    2004 Volvo S60 2.4

    -

    General

  • S60 Performance? 2 answers

    What's the top speed of Volvo s60 Base 168 HP and how much does it take from 0-100Km/hour?

    2001 Volvo S60 2.4

    -

    General

Search Volvo S60 Questions

Volvo S60 Experts

#1 Christopher Paden
Christopher Paden
Reputation 1,000
#2 EarLob
EarLob
Reputation 550
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 500
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volvo S80"
50 Great Deals out of 1,264 listings starting at $2,500
Used Volvo S40"
40 Great Deals out of 1,307 listings starting at $1,495
Used Volvo XC60"
110 Great Deals out of 6,097 listings starting at $8,980
Used Volvo V60"
6 Great Deals out of 1,415 listings starting at $17,999
Used Volvo XC90"
127 Great Deals out of 5,959 listings starting at $1,999
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,383 Great Deals out of 38,845 listings starting at $1,000
Used Audi A4"
314 Great Deals out of 12,734 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volvo S60 R"
53 listings starting at $3,950
Used Honda Accord"
1,195 Great Deals out of 75,062 listings starting at $1,395
Used Volvo XC70"
71 Great Deals out of 2,182 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Camry"
1,537 Great Deals out of 95,389 listings starting at $895
Used Volvo C30"
15 Great Deals out of 242 listings starting at $1,775
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
603 Great Deals out of 33,450 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class"
743 Great Deals out of 29,876 listings starting at $1,495
Used Volvo S70"
153 listings starting at $2,500