Replaces

2008-2012 Chevy Malibu Front Brake Pads CERAMIC

Part Details

  • Location: Front

  • New

This FRONT Disc brake pad set is just what you need to get your vehicle stopping in good order again!

Specifications:

  • Professional Grade Ceramic Enhanced Disc Brake Pads
  • 4 Piece FRONT brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacements

This FRONT brake pad set makes a great replacement and has an excellent value over the price of dealer brake pads.

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 (0:42 in the video)
    • Loosen the lug nut covers with a 19mm socket
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the 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. Inspecting the Brakes (1:04 in the video)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
    • Check the brake pad wear indicator
    • Check for gouges on both sides of the rotor
  3. Removing the Brake Pads (1:24 in the video)
    • Remove 14mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the brake pad brackets
    • If only changing the pads, continue to Step 6 and install the new pads
  4. Removing the Brake Rotor (2:07 in the video)
    • Remove the 15mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  5. Installing the New Brake Rotor (2:30 in the video)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Use a large C-clamp and the old pad to push the pistons back
    • Apply anti-seize fluid or white grease to the slides
    • Push the slides on
    • Remove the brake pad slides
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the 15mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 65 foot-pounds of torque
  6. Installing the New Brake Pads (3:54 in the video)
    • Clean the brake pad brackets with a wire brush
    • Push the brackets onto the caliper bracket
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread bolts the 14mm by hand
    • Tighten bolts to 35 foot-pounds
  7. Reattaching the Wheel (5:22 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
    • Reattach the center cap
    • Tighten the lug nut covers with a 19mm socket
  8. Testing the Brakes ( 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:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • White Grease

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush

How-to Video:

(06:18 min)

Tools List:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • White Grease

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush




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$36.95
Part #: 1ABPS00273

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