the engine light and brake light came on simultaneously, now the car chugs and sputters intermittently and loses power.
Get the codes read to know what is wrong. Most car parts stores can read the codes for you. Post them here so we can try to help.
code P0344 Camshaft Position Sensor
You should probably have the sensor replaced. If you are not experienced in working on cars have a good mechanic do the work.
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