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Re: Brakes unresponsive

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Does the problem occur at slow speeds?.If so I strongly suspect that there is a front ABS ring broken and the system is activating as it thinks one of the front wheels is locking up.You will notice a vibration through the pedal and a noise when it happens,does this sound familiar?.

If it is a broken ABS ring then they are available aftermarket seperately so theres no need to replace the whole driveshaft as used to be the case.It's a very,very common fault on Clios unfortunately although Renault aren't the only make that suffers from such failures.

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