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2008-14 Cadillac CTS Brake Kit Front - 1ABFS03138

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Part Details

  • Brake Pad Bonding Type:   Premium Posi
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications:
      Vented
      5 Lug
      13.58" (345mm)
  • Brake Pad Friction Material:   Ceramic
  • Kit Includes:
      (2) Front Replacement Brake Rotors
      (1) Front Ceramic Brake Pad Set
  • Front or Rear Location:   Front
  • Brake Pad Features & Benefits:
      OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim
      Positive Mold Technology
      Environmentally Compliant
      Thermal Scorched

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
100% CNC-Machined to Exact OE Specs

Balanced to reduce vibration.

Cast from OE Grade Alloy

Manufactured from OE Grade G3000 Casting Alloy.

Non-Directional Surface Finish

Helps ensure smoother, quieter, and more effective braking.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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 (0:32)
    • Loosen the 22mm 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 and Rotor (1:32)
    • Remove 14mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull the caliper aside and secure it with a bungee cord
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove 18mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Remove the T30 Torx screw from the rotor
    • Pull the rotor off
  3. step : Preparing the New Brake Pads and Rotor (5:54)
    • Clean the surface of the hub with a wire brush
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
    • Clean the caliper with a wire brush
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Clean both sides of the rotor with brake parts cleaner
  4. step : Installing the Brake Pads and Rotor (10:57)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Tighten the T30 Torx bolt to the rotor
    • Put the caliper bracket back into place
    • Start the bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 166 foot-pounds of torque
    • Add grease to the brake pad tabs
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put an old pad in the caliper
    • Use a large C-clamp or compressor tool to the old pad to push the pistons back
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread bolts by hand
    • Hold the caliper slide with channel lock pliers
    • Torque bolts to 48 foot-pounds
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (16:09)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 22mm 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

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Large C-Clamp
  • Hammer

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Bungee Cord
  • Anti-Seize Grease

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Channel-Lock Pliers
  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
2008-2014Cadillac CTS Cadillac CTS Front Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Kit for Models with RPO Code J55 (Heavy Duty Brakes)
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Part #: 1ABFS03138


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