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

Specifications:

  • Fits FRONT Rotors
  • 4 Piece Brake Pad Set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement
  • Ceramic Enhanced Disc Brake Pads

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

Positive Mold Technology improves durability and performance by allowing for even wear. High density, low resin friction material virtually eliminates brake fade and glazing, generates less brake dust, and promotes a longer-lasting , better performing brake pad.

OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim

OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim helps reduce vibration and noise

Environmentally Compliant

Certified Environmentally Compliant to "Better Brake Law" standards

Thermal Scorched

Pre-burnishing or "Thermal Scorching" is the final curing step in quality ceramic brake pad manufacturing. The brake pad's surface is heated to remove any uncured bonding agents and to stabilize the friction material to accelerate the break-in process and enhance stopping performance from the first stop.

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. step : Remove wheel. (1:05)
    • Remove hub cap or center cap if you have it.
    • While your car is still on the ground, use your 19mm socket to loosen your lug nuts.
    • Jack up and secure your car with jack stands.
    • Remove the lug nuts with your 19mm socket and ratchet.
    • Remove the wheel and set aside.
  2. step : Remove the brake calipers (1:36)
    • Use a screwdriver to force the pistons back in.
    • Remove the two 12mm bolts to remove the calipers.
    • Use a wire tie to fasten the caliper out of the way.
    • Use your screwdriver to pry out your brake pads.
    • Remove the two 15mm bolts on the caliper bracket to remove it.
    • Remove the caliper bolt sleeves.
    • Check their condition and clean them with a wire brush if necessary.
    • Pull off the brake rotor.
    • Hit the rotor with a rubber mallet or hammer if necessary.
    • Take care not to damage the lug studs.
  3. step : Install new brake rotor and pads (4:23)
    • Clean new rotor with brake cleaner.
    • Insert your new pads into the brackets.
    • Put your caliper bracket back on, and tighten the bolts to 75 ft lbs.
    • Compress the caliper piston with a c-clamp to reset the pistons.
    • Mount the caliper on the bracket and torque the bolts in to 20 ft lbs.
  4. step : Put wheel back on (6:40)
    • Make sure to use a star pattern when putting your wheel lugs back on.
    • Tighten to 75-100 ft lbs.
    • Replace hubcap/center cap.
  5. step : Test and set brakes (7:25)
    • Before driving the car again, start it up and pump the brakes a few times to get the pistons in the brakes in place.
    • Test the brakes in your driveway before taking the car onto the road.
    • Set your rotors by evenly braking from 30mph to 10mph, 50mph-30mph and finally 70mph to 40mph.
    • This is best done on a straight back road without any traffic.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Wire Ties

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 12mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

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Brakes, sexy!
WHat can I saw about brake Pads? I'm sleeping at night now. Per usual A1 does the best job at facilitating the home garage job for the average Joe. Thank you for a service well done.
July 29, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
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Vehicle Fit

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  • 2001-2005 Mercury Sable Front Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Pads Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto CD598
Part #: 1ABPS00409

Ships Same Day for orders placed by 4 P.M. ET

Nakamoto
Brand #: CD598

How-to Video:

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