Volvo s70 enigine problem with coolant


#1

I have a 1998 volvo s70 and a major problem it seems.The engine seems like there is coolant leaking into the motor. The car will start but not run for long.



thanks


#2

I assume you mean coolant leaking onto the cylinders?

Sorry, my friend, but you need to start with a compression leakdown test. It sounds to me like you may have a blown headgasket. Your main bearings may also be shot, as coolant is probably getting into your oil and that destroys the bearings.

You need to get this looked at. Have the diagnostics done, it should cost about 1 hr shop time, and then you’ll have some real information with which to make a decision.