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Epc and brake light came on, but brake works fine also there

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Epc and brake light came on, but brake works fine also there is a beeping while am driveng but when I stop the beeping stops too. this is a 2002 Jetta 2.0.
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 27 days ago.

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i do need you to go to the battery fuse box and see first if there is a melt down especially on the right side of the box . if no melt down then remove the 3 green fuses and see if there are any black marks on the blades of the fuse . if they are black or some arcing was taken place replace them with 30A fuses and then recheck if the lights go out

please let me know!!

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I checked all 3 fuses and theyre all good
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 14 days ago.

Was a scan test perfomed o n the vehicle to see if any fault codes in other modules?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I check the fuse box from inside, it ended up being a 7.5 fuse which was giving the break light error, as soon as I replace it break light turned off and a minute later epc light did the same.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 14 days ago.

that is good news but why the fuse blew . i have a gut feeling you will have the same issue again with it blowing!!!

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I was thinking the same thing, what could have caused the fuse to blow?
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 14 days ago.

i do need a vin # to look at the wiring diagram to see. and i need to know what fuse # position that 7.5 fuse . thanks

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it was the sencond row 7.5 fuse, am pointing at it with the key
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 14 days ago.

ok i do need to know did the power windows work with the fuse blown?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
they worked
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 14 days ago.

ok what happens if you use the rear defogger does it blow?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 14 days ago.

ok cruise control . you need to drive the car . use the resume ,set and canel buttons . thanks