What would leave Large oil spots?

Asked by GuruJ4R4J Jul 21, 2020 at 07:20 PM about the 2006 Volvo S60 R Turbo AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Volvo s60R just started to leave large oil spots
on the ground. The undercarriage seems to have oil
all over . I haven’t gotten a oil low light yet. But
what is the most common cause?
Did the jiffy lube ppl not give me the right oil..?
Time for new gasket?

2 Answers

6,255

I'm sorry, but if you're relying on Jiffy Lube to tell you what's wrong with your S60R, then you're in the wrong car. There are a lot of common leaks on these engines, most common to cause a large oil leak are the cam seals. If you aren't comfortable diagnosing this yourself, find a reliable Volvo specialist in your area. NOT some generic mechanic that doesn't know these cars.

1 people found this helpful.
6,255

Also, check the oil filter. If you got your oil changed at Jiffy Lube, there's a good chance they put the oil filter canister on wrong and crushed the o-ring. I've seen this numerous times. And whatever you do, don't wait for your low oil light to come on to check and fill the oil if necessary. Don't overfill it, but don't let it run too low.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Your Answer:

Sell Your Car Yourself

With a simple, secure transaction.

Vehicle

2006 Volvo S60 R Turbo AWD

Private sale estimate

$4,200

I have a different car

Volvo S60 R Experts

  • #1
    johnarobb
    Reputation
    200
  • #2
    scottposkus1972
    Reputation
    190
  • #3
    Tyree Newton
    Reputation
    150
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Volvo S60
135 Great Deals out of 5,406 listings starting at $900
Used Volvo V70 R
3 listings
Used Audi S4
41 Great Deals out of 1,242 listings starting at $4,500
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
22 Great Deals out of 602 listings starting at $3,899
Used BMW 3 Series
824 Great Deals out of 24,645 listings starting at $2,200
Used Mazda MAZDASPEED6
10 listings starting at $5,988
Used Ford F-150
2,625 Great Deals out of 127,417 listings starting at $1,600
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STI
5 Great Deals out of 228 listings starting at $13,900
Used Volvo V70
118 listings starting at $2,995
Used Volvo XC90
167 Great Deals out of 9,488 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volvo S80
12 Great Deals out of 356 listings starting at $2,199
Used Honda Civic
809 Great Deals out of 70,975 listings starting at $1,750
Used Nissan 350Z
25 Great Deals out of 351 listings starting at $4,500

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Volvo S60 R Turbo AWD For Sale
5 listings starting at $5,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.