A week ago on Friday I took my car (Fiat Grande Punto 2008, 1.3, 55kW) to the car service to change my front break pads as there were worn out. Yesterday there was heavy rain and I had to do a sudden hard breaking in a turn and as a stomped on the break my car started to break intermittently. It started to apply the break then it stopped and it did that until full stop (which took 2-3 seconds).
This was the only hard stop in the rain I did since the break-pad change. I'm assuming that this is when the ABS kicked in? I did hard breaks before but nothing so hard that the ABS kicks in. Could this be a problem with break-pad installation or the break-pads them self? I did HARD stop a few weeks ago (so much that the seat belt lock engaged) and everything was fine. I did a test drive and everything works when I'm breaking normally. Should I test it with hard breaking?
Additionally, my windshield wipers don't work. In the car user manual I couldn't find the wiper motors fuse. (Are wipers on a single fuse in this car?) Could this be related? I also haven't used them since the service (I used them just before the service). Is it possible that the service technician messed something up?
Also is it normal for a fuse not to have voltage on them even with the ignition key turned? There are two fuses under the hood that have no power on both pins.
EDIT: The wipers seems to be working now.