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Sometimes after the truck has been sitting overnight i will drive to work and have to hit the brakes. What would normally be soft smooth brake is a sudden really harsh brakeing action. What causes this? ... a master cylinder going or proportioning valve on the way out? ... something else?

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You may try replacing the brake pads, they maybe worn out. hope this helps

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Check your brakes for oil and/or brake fluid on them. This will cause extreme braking conditions.

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