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I just bought a 2001 BMW Z3 Roadster with low mileage. I've only driven it a couple of times for a total of 50 miles. The other day while driving I applied the brakes and it made a sound, and I continued to drive and I applied my brakes again, and this time the engine light, another light right next to it, and the brake light came on and the car made another sound and this time I felt a ****. This happened everytime I'd apply the brakes. I've taken it back to the dealership where I bought the car, and they have told me that the car didnt do the jerking motion when they drove it, but that they have replaced a fuse.....I asked what fuse and the salesman couldnt tell me, but that he would get that information for me. What causes the car to **** (this car is an automatic drive)?

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The sound normally comes when brake is applied.This is due to faulty brake shoes .Also check for brake oil.If its low or leaking.Also check air in brake .For brake light coming on and going off it can be shorting out brake switch and weak brake fuse. They must have clean the brake assembly parts and replaced the brake fuse.If still the problem returns again get the brake plates and shoes checked and replaced. Thanks.

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    Thank you for replying so quickly and the information.



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