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Old 06-04-2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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Check engine light on. OBD diagnostic came up with P2015.
Anyone know what the code indicates is wrong?
Is it covered under warranty?
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Old 07-25-2013, 09:11 PM   #2
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I have the same code on my 2010. My local shop that read the code told me it's a intake manifold runner circuit malfunction. I don't know what that means but it sounds expensive. He suggested I take it to the dealer. I came here hoping to get a little info before heading to the dealership. Anyone??
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:52 PM   #3
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There is a pretty full description at http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=381933. Looks quite complicated though, probably a good idea to get a quote from a dealer or VW specialist using the info from the link.
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Old 01-06-2016, 01:11 PM   #4
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code P2015 just came up on my 2009 VW EOS, I called VW and they confirmed that they did extend the warranty for this to 10 years 120K. I will be getting the repaired under warranty.
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Old 01-06-2016, 02:31 PM   #5
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Warranty seems the best way, this isn't a recommend but here's some more info:

http://www.dieselgeek.com/P2015_Repa.../egr-p2015.htm

I've been reading up on the TDi EGR issues. The big problem is labor getting around the rear of the motor.
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Old 01-06-2016, 04:34 PM   #6
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Unless it's imported or radically modified, I don't think Topdownsilver has a TDI. But the issue apparently comes up on all motors.

Nice to know VW is taking care of you!
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Old 01-06-2016, 07:13 PM   #7
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I would be interested in hearing whether owners have had experience of fitting the DieselGeek part. I am seriously considering fitting it as a preventive measure on my UK 09 plate TDI (Engine code CBAB), mileage 85k. A good idea?????
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Old 01-07-2016, 01:11 PM   #8
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Web posts say this common problem on vag cars is caused by plastic stop pegs wearing out. I've not seen inside so I'm guessing the flap motor angle feedback then comes back 'out of range' or the flap sticks on worn pegs and sets the P2015 fault code.

My first thought would be to see if the OE part can be repaired or improved by just replacing the stops. Or perhaps there's another issue like a wearing flap spindle shaft? If that is the case I think I would be either replacing the part or looking at re-bushing if feasible.

The fix offered by DieselGeek looks simple to fit and not expensive therefore making it attractive. But I would want to be sure there is no other wearing part contributing to the problem.

Have you found a U.K supplier for their flap motor modification?
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Old 01-07-2016, 10:22 PM   #9
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I can't find a UK stockist but have been in contact with Dieselgeeks directly. Here is an abridged version of their reply:-
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The bracket fits all 4 cylinder TDI Common Rail engines with the P2015 error code. There is either a black plastic manifold or an aluminum manifold in those cars.

We ship M-F by 3PM CST via FedEx (addtl brokerage fees, taxes/duties due we do not collect) or USPS (taxes/duties due we do not collect.)

Shipping transit estimates are on our website, and only FedEx guarantees delivery timeframes:
https://www.dieselgeek.com/articles.asp?ID=57

Here are the instructions once you know which manifold is in your car:

Below is a photo of the aluminum bracket installed properly aligned in a TDI common rail with an aluminum manifold.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9Ce...layer_embedded


1. Please make sure the motor arm is cycling back and forth just after the motor is shut off first (watch video on how to release stuck arm here - https://vid.me/S9vf) If not, please pull it into range while the motor is running.
(Not confirming motor movement may keep the P2015 code from being removed by the bracket install, so this is important to confirm before you remove the motor to install our bracket)
2. Remove only the intake flapper motor (aluminum) or remove the flapper motor and manifold (European black plastic manifold), align the bracket, reinstall the flapper motor - paying attention to the proper alignment, flush with the motor arm–
3. Make sure the dog bone gets seated back on top of the ball or you will have issues clearing the code
4. If you have codes other than the P2015 present, you might need to run the basics setting electrical test on the 5 pin harness connector for the V157 motor
http://forums.tdiclub.com/showpost.p...6&postcount=94
http://forums.ross-tech.com/showthre...r-Positive-etc
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Thanks that is very helpful. PS: You will probably get stung for UK Royal Mail minimum 'duty collection charge' ripoff when your postie arrives!

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Old 01-08-2016, 01:54 PM   #11
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I'll let you/the forum know how I get on!
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Old 01-17-2016, 10:18 AM   #12
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Does anybody have links to the EGR info blocks given by vcds/vagcom and what they mean in the real world?

I had the MIL, glow plug light and same fault come up on another VAG (not EOS) later common rail TDi. The car gets babied with local mileage so I took it out for a good thrashing with hard up and down acceleration to 4.5K rpm then put in engine cleaner and repeated. The warning lights are out, no limp mode, but I'm monitoring for further fault codes.

The EGR on TDis is such a labor intensive task just to look at it and I'm wondering if there is any info to interpret what comes back from vcds? I'm also going to look at the electronic side of the EGR system to try and make sense of the sensor voltages and controls before digging in deeper and removing parts.

Incidentally, I found something important for those with TDIs about using low ash engine oils. When I last bought oil they checked my EOS VIN and said there were 2 versions of a similar engine oil - not just synthetic, mixed or non-synthetic. Now I know why. Low ash oils are recommended for DPF TDis which is most of them! In addition there is a VW TSB referring to oil for the older EOS PD (BMM) diesel engine which is in MY07. Read requirements for VW certified oil specs 505.01, 506.01 and 507.00. When choosing alternative (cheaper) oils, make sure they contain that specification.

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/wiki/en...or-tdi-diesel/
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Old 11-10-2016, 05:03 PM   #13
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Topdownsilver,

I had the same problem on my 2016 (manufactured in 9/15) Eos with a 2.0 gas turbo engine at just under 26K miles. The dealer replaced the intake manifold part # V,06J133201BD using repair kit # V,06J998907B. They did this under the original 3 year, 36K mile warranty. I called VWOA today and asked about an extended warranty for this problem (as all my research shows this will happen again). They said there was nothing on file for this. Did they give you a campaign number or any further official information about this?
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