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soft brakes and abs light

over the last year my brakes have gotten soft twice. the brake and abs lights also came on. i put in some fluid and prob solved. it just happened again but the brakes are still soft and the lights are still on. any ideas. 2000 Ranger
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Sounds like you are leaking fluid somewhere. Check the inside of the tires for the telltale drip stains, especially on the rear wheels. This happened to me for a while, and then one day the wheel cylinder completely failed. Maybe someone will chime in with some other ideas....
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Wheel Cylinder leaking. Master cylinder leaking
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pump your brakes then look all around and behind each wheel for fluid then follow your brake lines from the wheel to the master cylinder
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Yep... check the lines front to back and everything related to the brakes! My dad's '00 started to leak at the rear hose where there was something rubbing against it.
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