Part Details

  • Brake Pad Bonding Type: Premium Posi
  • Front or Rear Location: Front
  • Brake Pad Features & Benefits:
    OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim
    Positive Mold Technology
    Environmentally Compliant

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

Specifications:

  • Professional grade Semi-Metallic 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

Item Condition: New

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 and Tire (0:56)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts
  2. step : Removing the Brake Caliper (1:25)
    • Remove the two 17mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull off the brake caliper
    • Hang the caliper aside with a bungee cord
    • Remove the brake pads
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (2:25)
    • Remove the two 21mm bolts from the caliper bracket
    • Pull off the caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake rotor
  4. step : Preparing the Brakes (Preparing the Brakes)
    • Tap the brake pads out of the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake caliper clips off the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Clean the caliper and clips with a wire brush
    • Apply brake grease to the clips
    • Pull out each caliper slide
    • Clean each caliper slide
    • Apply brake grease to each caliper slide
    • Clean the wheel hub surface with a wire brush
    • Apply brake grease to the hub surface
    • Slide the new rotor onto the wheel studs backwards
    • Clean the rotor's contact surface with brake cleaner
  5. step : Installing the Brake Rotor (8:45)
    • Slide the rotor onto the wheel studs
    • Slide an axle nut, if one is available, onto one wheel stud
    • Thread a lug nut onto the wheel stud to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the caliper bracket into place
    • Insert the 21mm bolts into the caliper bracket
  6. step : Installing the Wheel and Tire (11:32)
    • Slide on the wheel
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds of torque

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Wire Brush
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Paper Towels
  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Bungee Cord

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2006-2010Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Brake Pads Nakamoto
2007-2010Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Brake Pads Nakamoto
2010-2012Ford Taurus Ford Taurus SHO Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Brake Pads Nakamoto
2006-2010Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Brake Pads Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto MD1158
Part #: 1ABPS00501


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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Nakamoto
Brand #: MD1158

How-to Video:

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