Replaces

2003-14 Volvo XC90 Brake Pads Front Nakamoto CD979 - 1ABPS00621

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

Specifications:

  • Professional grade Ceramic Enhanced 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.

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 quite 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

  • Front or Rear Location: Front
  • 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 : Removing the Wheel (0:58)
    • Pry off the lug nut covers 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. step : Removing the Brake Pads (1:27)
    • Remove the two 18mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads out of the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (3:04)
    • Hold the rotor in place with a screwdriver
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the brake rotor
    • Thread one lug nut and strike the hub area of the rotor with the ball end of a ball peen hammer
    • Pull the rotor off
  4. step : Preparing the Brake Caliper (3:57)
    • Put the caliper into place
    • Thread the two 18mm bolts into the caliper
    • Attach a large C-clamp to the caliper
    • Turn the C-clamp to push the piston into the caliper
    • Remove the C-clamp
    • Remove the two 18mm bolts
    • Pull the caliper aside
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (4:32)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Insert the 10mm bolt into the rotor
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (4:52)
    • Install the new brake pads into the caliper
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 18mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the 18mm bolts to 90 foot-pounds
    • Push the caliper brace into the caliper
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (8:09)
    • 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
    • Push the lug nut covers by hand
  8. step : Testing the Brakes (9:13)
    • 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:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2003-2014 Volvo XC90 Front Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Pads for Models with 12.4" (315mm) Diameter Rotors Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto CD979
Part #: 1ABPS00621

Nakamoto
Brand #: CD979

How-to Video:

(09:38 min)