1999 1.8 20v - brake warning light and abs light - ferraridave
Hi we have a 99 passat 1.8 20v that has an abs brake warning light a brake warning light like the fluid level is low and also a beeping sound.Have carried out a plug in and no codes showing up,has anyone come across this problem?

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Edited by Dynamic Dave on 29/03/2008 at 22:41

brake warning light and abs light - adverse camber
did you use vag com or a generic tester? generics might only pick up engine ecu error codes.
brake warning light and abs light - ferraridave
Yeah got a snap on scanner version 7.4.will take another look via eobd
brake warning light and abs light - Screwloose

So you've got the ABS light and the master brake warning light on - but no codes in the ABS ECU?

What were you reading it with? Have you checked all feeds and earth to the ABS module?
brake warning light and abs light - ferraridave
Yeah thats right reading it with snap on scanner. Have not done any more than plug in yet but will keep you posted on developments
brake warning light and abs light - elekie&a/c doctor
Have you got no fault codes stored or no communication with abs system?Using s7 key?
brake warning light and abs light - ferraridave
having tha car back in for another plug in next fri will keep you posted cheers
brake warning light and abs light - TonyW
I'm looking forward to the continuation of this thread - I think we may have the same problem on a 2000 1.8T. I'm only an amateur (and the professionals have come up with nothing yet) but my suspicions as to its origins lie in an electronics problem with the ignition. Firstly the radio went dead & didn't respond to any laptop checks. Fortunately the ignition problem was discovered before the new radio was delivered & the radio came back to life - but then the abs problem. Firstly quite intermittent & random (eg i could do 100 miles with no problem, then it'd be on for 200 miles etc) but recently I haven't gone more than a few yards before the beeping starts.
 

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