Replaces

2008-2008 Subaru Forester Front Brake Pad & Rotor Kit SEMI-METALLIC (excluding Turbo Models)

Part Details

  • Front / Rear Location: Front
  • Brake Options: Semi-Metallic

  • New

This front brake rotor & pad set is just what you need to get your vehicle stopping in good order again!

Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Professional Grade Semi-Metallic Disc Brake Pads
  • 4 Piece FRONT brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Come as a PAIR
  • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 15793340, 25980048
  • Fits 5 lug wheels
  • Vented
  • 12.71" (323mm) diameter

This brake rotor & pad set makes great replacements and has excellent value over the price of dealer brakes.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

Wear and Tear

This item is backed by a warranty against defects in materials and workmanship under its intended use. The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Removing the Wheel (1:01 in the video)
    • Loosen the 19mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. Removing the Brake Pads (1:20 in the video)
    • Remove the 14mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the brake pad slides
    • If only changing the pads, continue to Step 6 and install the new pads
  3. Removing the Brake Rotor (3:05 in the video)
    • Remove the 17mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket with a piece of pipe
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
    • If the rotor will not come off, strike the rotor with a hammer to loosen it
  4. Preparing the Rotor (5:56 in the video)
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
  5. Installing the New Brake Rotor (6:33 in the video)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 90 foot-pounds of torque
  6. Installing the New Brake Pads (7:44 in the video)
    • Put an old pad in the caliper
    • Use a large C-clamp and the old pad to push the pistons back
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the 14mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten bolts between 19 to 21 foot-pounds
  7. Reattaching the Wheel (10:18 in the video)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
  8. Testing the Brakes (10:51 in the video)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush

How-to Video:

(11:15 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush




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