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2000 mercury cougar with a brake problem...please help!!

I have a 2000 mercury cougar and I have been having problems with my brakes.I replaced them twice and I have a grinding noise. And sometimes when I'm going down a hill the dash lights go dim and my brakes wnt work. I have to sometimes pump them to get them to slow me down enough not to wreck. I chaned the altenator and battery thinking that might be a reason but still having problems. I was told that it might be a bad ABS fuse but I dont know where it is to change it.

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    David McCreery May 11, 2010

    Have you checked the master cylinder? Are the brakes going to the floor?.check for fluid leaks .look around the tires. An let me know.what brakes was replaced front or back?

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Hello sounds like mastercylinder bad and maybe powerbooster which is behind mastercylinder , next you need the brakes bled please becareful and god bless you and your car.

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