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Enes, Volvo Master Technician
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volvo v70 10v 2500 , when engine is at running temp oil light

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volvo v70 10v 2500 , when engine is at running temp oil light flickers at high revs and then stays on and tappets rattle a bit , on inspection by removing oil filler cap , oil is coming up through cam followers, if i turn engine of and leave for a couple of min, then start it up again, oil light stays off until i take it down the road, then light flickers and then stays on, checked oil, the oil seems very thin, but looks new, the car has done 197000 miles and has been well looked after.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Enes replied 3 years ago.

Enes : Hello and welcome to our web page here my name is Enes I'm a Certified Volvo Car Expert Mechanic.I'm going to try today to answer your question.
Enes : problem is in oil pan with high miles seals go dry and not seal pressure from oil pan
Enes : correction is replace remove oil pan replace all oil pan seals and replace oil pick up tube