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Brakes tend to catch, release, and catch again when coming to full stop. ABS light comes on and then brakes work fine again. Also...probably non-related? Oil pressure light will come on occasionally o

Brakes tend to catch, release, and catch again when coming to full stop. ABS light comes on and then brakes work fine again. Also...probably non-related? Oil pressure light will come on occasionally only when making a left turn....has oil changed regularly and is not low on oil

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