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2001 Volvo S40 1.9T - oil leaking into turbo

I was told by a mechanic that oil is leaking from my cooler lines and into my turbo, however the mechanic didn't make it sound as if it was a big deal. But since then my car has been idleing really rough, and I can't accelerate the same as before and I get a horrible smell when I am driving at normal operating temp (like burning coolant or burning oil or both). Does anyone know how I can fix this problem?

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    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM , SMELL OIL, PLS NO MUCH POWER 

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It's very common for the turbo return line seal to leak. That is what I would check first, when it leaks, it will spray oil all over the turbo lines and the rear of the engine.

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