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Roger, BMW Master Tech
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Idle surging a little EML light on and no brakes, no, 2006

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idle surging a little EML light on and no brakes
JA: Is the ABS light on? Have you noticed any squealing or grinding noises during braking?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2006 mini cooper s
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: we sent it out to have transmission oil changed got it back we had no brakes and engine is surging
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: we drained all the brake fluid and put new fuid in and new brakes
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome,
My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
What diagnostics have been carried out?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
EML came on and now it off the engine is surging and we have no brake also I haven't heard the fan come on this all happened after we had a shop change transmission fluid I got in the car my brake pedal was hard as a rock I brought home the EML came on now its off
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

so the car has absolutely zero brakes? how did you get it home without brakes?