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I have a 2000 VW bettle tonight the check engine light, EPC Light, Brake light its Flashing< and the ABS light came on. What could be causing this Problem.

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HAVE DEALERSHIP SCAN IT THEY HAVE SPECIAL SCANNER FOR TROUBLE SHOOTING ABS BRAKES SYSTEM.AND THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT.THIS NOT HOME FIX.

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