Replaces

1998-02 Brake Pads Nakamoto CD748, CD674A - 1ABFS02244

Specifications:

  • Professional Grade Ceramic Disc Brake Pads
  • 8 Piece Front & Rear Brake Pad Set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

Premium Positive Molded Brake Pads Features and Benefits:

  • The very same manufacturing process the original equipment manufacturers use
  • High density friction material for long pad life
  • Less resin content virtually eliminates brake fade and glazing
  • Reduced dusting for both Ceramic and Semi-metallic materials
  • Quality multi-layered shims and pad chamfering provide smooth and quiet braking
Positive Mold Technology

Improves durability and performance by allowing for even wear. Eliminates brake fade and glazing, generates less brake dust, and promotes a longer-lasting , better performing brake pad.

OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim

Reduces noise and vibration

Environmentally Compliant

Meets the Better Brake Law standards

Thermal Scorched

Accelerates the break-in process and enhances stopping performance from the first stop.

Part Details

  • Brake Pad Friction Material: Ceramic
  • Brake Pad Bonding Type: Premium Posi

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.

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. step : Remove the wheel (1:04)
    • Pry off the center cap
    • Use the hub cap key to remove the hub cap.
    • Loosen the lug nuts.
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and the wheel.
    • For extra security, put the wheel under your car should your jack stands fail.
  2. step : disassemble the brakes (1:45)
    • Remove the 13 mm caliper bolts.
    • Use a screwdriver to pry between the caliper and caliper bracket to pry the caliper up and off.
    • Secure the caliper with wire ties up out of the way.
    • Using an 18 mm socket and a breaker bar or pipe for leverage, remove the caliper bracket bolts.
    • Remove the brake disc.
  3. step : Un-install the hub (3:56)
    • Remove the dust cover from the hub nut.
    • Using a breaker bar, maybe even a pipe for leverage in addition, remove the 35 mm hub nut.
    • Remove the hub.
  4. step : Install the new hub (4:48)
    • Clean up the area to insure a smooth fit.
    • Put the hub on, and replace the hub nut and torque it to 220 ft lbs.
  5. step : Reassemble the brakes (5:55)
    • Put the brake rotor/disc back on the hub.
    • Examine the brake rotor/disc for gouges or signs of excessive wear.
    • Replace the rotor if needed, remember to clean the rotor with warm soapy water or brake cleaner before installation, and prevent contact with oil and grease.
    • Check the condition of the brake pistons; make sure they slide in and out smoothly and freely.
    • Mount the caliper brackets and torque the 18 mm bolts to 90 ft lbs.
    • Check the condition of your brake pads and install new ones if needed.
    • Slide the brake pads into the brackets.
    • Compress the caliper and slide it onto the bracket and pads.
    • Bolt the caliper in, and torque the 13 mm bolts to 15-16 ft lbs.
  6. step : Replace the wheel (8:30)
    • Reinstall the small center cap and hub cap keeper.
    • Replace the lug nuts and lower the car, torque them in a star pattern to 100 ft lbs.
    • Put the hub cap back on and replace the safety nut and the final center cap back in place.
    • Place your hub cap key in back in your glove box for safekeeping.
    • Make sure you pump your brakes a few times before road testing to recompress the calipers.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Wire Brush
  • Chisel
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Wire Ties
  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 35mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

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This part replaces:

  • Reference Number CD748
  • Reference Number CD674A
  • Nakamoto CD748, CD674A
Part #: 1ABFS02244

Nakamoto
Brand #: CD748, CD674A

How-to Video:

(09:45 min)