i recently purchased the truck, ran good all the way home, upon arrival there was smoke coming fom the hood, near the oil compressor area, any ideas?

Asked by May 27, 2015 at 05:22 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

smoke coming from under the hood, from the oil compressor area, what is the fastest & easiest way to fix this problem?

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Smoke must have been from oil leaking on the hot engine/exhaust. Easiest way is to find where the oil is leaking and replace the hose or gasket. Clean it off real good and watch to see where it is seeping from once you start the truck. Easier yet, have a local mechanic do it.

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What's an "oil compressor"? Is that a joke or something?

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The fastest and easiest way to fix it is to go straight back to the dealer and have them repair the problem.

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