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DTC PO 2187 code; left bank lean on my 2010 VW EOS

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DTC PO 2187 code; left bank lean on my 2010 VW EOS
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tested PCV -- working fine.
Pulled EVAP test on scanner and it indicated it was OK/working.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Starting vacuum test on intake manifold.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for choosing Just Answer . I'm Wolfgang here to help!!

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with the way the vehicle performs, specialized tooling is required to acquire computer
data/information or engine testing results. We didn’t build these complicated vehicles; we
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i do need some more information

  • i do need a vin # ***** the vehicle
  • any recent repairs done to the vehicle before this issue?
  • are there any oil leaks under the vehicle where the transmission meets the engine area below?
  • what scan tool are you using? make and model


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Scanner: SPX/OTC Nemisys and Actron CP9580A
Skill level; rebuilt two cars from ground up; i.e. transmission, valve body included, engine upgrades, valve grinding. Have a variety of tools except vacuum smoke tester.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My scope screen blanked out and that's why I'm checking in with you (OTC 3840F)
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

does the otc have euro installed or is that global?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It has Euro
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

what is the values on measure value block 32 while running and 33

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It looks like my Euro code needs to be updated, so I am using Global OBD2. Which Global OBD2 values are you looking for?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
EGR circuit error??
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

sorry my power went out last night!! global readings will not work . you need VAG specific readings !!! You need euro loaded on your machine or VCDS