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Sorry lost connection.... two lights -AntiLock and Brakes

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Hello,
sorry lost connection....
two lights -AntiLock and Brakes come up every now and then...
after some driving seems like no brakes anymore, have to push very hard on the brake pedal and switch to lower gear to control the cat...
Antilock has not worked for almost 10 years, never posed a problem...
brake liquid at right level ....
Tony Willems
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The warning lights are coming on because the ABS module is seeing an issue in the ABS system that will prevent proper operation and is setting a fault code. There are quite a few things that can cause the symptoms you're having, the pump motor being the most common to cause a hard pedal.

The first step in diagnosing the issue is to use a scan tool to see what fault codes are setting in the ABS module. Do you know what codes are setting?

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