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

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 : Removing the Wheel (1:19)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver if necessary
    • 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 : Inspecting the Brakes (1:43)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check for gouges on both sides of the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
    • Check the brake pad wear indicator
  3. step : Removing the Brake Pads (2:22)
    • Remove the two 13mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Check the brake caliper slides for smooth movement
    • Remove the slides
    • Clean the slides with a wire brush
    • Apply bearing grease to the slides
    • Push the slides on with a flat blade screwdriver
  4. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (4:44)
    • Remove the two 17mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Remove the screw from the brake rotor with an impact screwdriver
    • If the screw will not remove, drill it out
    • Tap the rotor with a hammer to loosen it
    • Pull the rotor off
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (8:13)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the two 17mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 85 foot-pounds of torque
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (9:17)
    • Use a large C-clamp and the old pad to push the pistons back
    • Pry the backing plates off the brake pads with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 13mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten bolts to between 18 - 20 foot-pounds
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (11:42)
    • Remove the place holder lug nut
    • 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 between 90 -95 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap if necessary
  8. step : Testing the Brakes (12:31)
    • 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:

    Drills, Drill Bits & Related

  • 1/4 Inch Drill Bit
  • Drill

  • General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Bearing Grease

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Impact Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

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This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto CD696
Part #: 1ABPS00577

Nakamoto
Brand #: CD696

How-to Video:

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