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Cadillac CTS Brake Kit Nakamoto CD921, CD922, 55082, 55098 - 1ABFS02040

Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Professional Grade Ceramic Enhanced Disc Brake Pads
  • 8 Piece Front & Rear brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacements

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a Set of 4
  • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front & Rear
  • Fits 5 Stud Wheels
  • Front 11.92" (303mm) diameter
  • Rear 11.74" (298mm) diameter
  • Vented

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
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.

100% CNC-Machined to Exact OE Specs

100% CNC-Machined to exact OE specs and balanced to reduce vibration

Cast from OE Grade Alloy

Manufactured from OE Grade G3000 Casting Alloy

Non-Directional Surface Finish

Non-Directional Rotor Surface Finish helps ensure smoother, quieter, and more effective braking

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 (0:30)
    • Loosen the 19mm 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 (2:30)
    • Remove the T30 Torx bolt from the rotors
    • Remove the two 18mm bolts holding the caliper bracket
    • Remove the brake caliper
    • Secure the caliper with a bungee chord
    • Loosen the two 18mm bolts from the caliper carrier bracket
    • Remove both 18mm bolts from the carrier bracket
    • Remove the carrier
    • Remove the rotor
  3. step : Preparing the Brake Pads and Rotor (5:19)
    • Clean the hub with a wire brush
    • Apply a thin coat of brake grease to the hub
    • Remove the old pads
    • Remove the metal slides
    • Clean the metal slide with a wire brush
    • Clean the caliper carrier seats for the slides with a wire brush
    • Insert the slide into place
    • Remove the brake pad slides
    • Clean off the brake grease
    • Apply a thin coat of brake grease to the slides
    • Insert the slides into their boots
  4. step : Installing the Brake Pads and Rotor (7:43)
    • Insert the rotor into place
    • Add brake parts cleaner to the rotor
    • Thread the T30 Torx bolt into place
    • Lower the brake caliper bracket to the rotor
    • Tighten the two 18mm bolts to the caliper bracket
    • Torque the 18mm bolts to 96 foot-pounds
    • Apply brake grease to the contact points of the pads where they touch the metal slides
    • Apply brake grease to the back of the brake pads
    • Lower the caliper from the bungee chord
    • Compress the pistons with vise-grips or a C-clamp
    • Insert the caliper into place
    • Start the two 18mm bolts to the brake caliper
    • Torque the bolts to 46 foot-pounds
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:55)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 19mm 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

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Wire Brush
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant
  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Bungee Cord

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

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Great price
The price and quality of the part is great. I will only buy from 1AAuto from now on.
July 15, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
Was a little worried about the quality due to the kit being so cheap. But the rotors and breaks are great. No more screeching coming from my wheels. Definetly would buy from 1aauto again!
August 24, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
Buy oem
You get that aftermarket pad/rotor squeal when hitting the brakes. Buy oem parts
June 16, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 2003-2005 Cadillac CTS Front & Rear Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Kit for Models with RPO Code FE1 (Soft Ride Suspension) Nakamoto
  • 2006-2007 Cadillac CTS Front & Rear Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Kit for Models with RPO Code FE1 (Soft Ride Suspension) RPO Code JL9 (Power 4 Wheel ABS Disc Brakes) Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto CD921, CD922, 55082, 55098
Part #: 1ABFS02040

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Nakamoto
Brand #: CD921, CD922, 55082, 55098

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