Replaces

1998-2002 Subaru Forester Front Brake Pads Ceramic

Part Details

  • Brake Options: Ceramic
  • Location: Front

  • New

This front 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 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 (1:23 in the video)
    • 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 of the wheel
  2. Inspecting the Brakes (1:37 in the video)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check for gauges on both sides of the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
  3. Removing the Brakes (2:56 in the video)
    • Remove the 14mm bolts from the caliper
    • Slide the boots in
    • Pull off the caliper
    • Slide out the brake pads
    • Check the caliper slides for smooth movement
    • If necessary clean the slides with a wire brush and grease them
    • Pull the brake pad retainers off the caliper bracket
    • If reusing the retainers, clean them with a wire brush
    • Apply penetrating oil to the 17mm bolts and to the rotor around the lugs
    • Remove the 17mm bolts from the caliper bracket using a breaker bar or pipe for leverage
    • Remove the caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  4. Installing the New Brakes (6:42 in the video)
    • Insert the caliper bracket between the rotor and the steering knuckle
    • Start the bolts by hand and tighten them with the ratchet
    • Tighten the bracket bolts to 85 foot-pounds with the torque wrench
    • Push the caliper pistons in using a large C-clamp and the old brake pad
    • Reattach the brake pad retainers
    • Insert the inner brake pad with the wear tab at the bottom
    • Insert the outer pad
    • Put the caliper in place
    • Start the caliper bolts by hand
    • Tighten the caliper bolts to 20 foot-pounds
  5. Reattaching the Wheel (10:45 in the video)
    • Straighten out the steering knuckle
    • Slide the Wheel into place
    • 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
  6. Testing the Brakes (11:16 in the video)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

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

  • Specialty Tools

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

How-to Video:

(11:47 min)

Tools List:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

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

  • Specialty Tools

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




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$40.45
Part #: 1ABPS00299

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