Replaces

Ford Brake Kit Front Nakamoto MD679, 54042 - 1ABFS00013

Hearing squeaking noises from the wheels? This may be the wear tabs on the brake shoes saying, "it is time for replacement." Aging brakes can also result in a pulsation from the brake pedal or long stopping distances. Brakes should be inspected every 10,000 miles or any time the tires are removed. They may need frequent replacement such as every 20,000 miles if used in stop and go traffic. Brakes can last longer if the vehicle is used primarily for long highway trips.

Kit specifications:

  • Premium Posi Semi-Metallic brake pads
  • Includes 2 front rotors & a front brake pad set
  • Fits Driver & Passenger Side Front
  • Rotors with 5 lug holes
  • Direct replacements

This front brake pad & rotor kit makes a great replacement and has an excellent value over the price of dealer brake pads & rotors.

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

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 (1:00)
    • Remove 13mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the 18mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  3. step : Preparing the New Brake Pads and Caliper (3:05)
    • Remove the brake pad brackets
    • Remove the caliper boot slides
    • Clean the brake pad brackets with a wire brush
    • Clean the caliper bracket with a wire brush
    • Clean off the caliper boot sliders and inspect the boots
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Insert the slides into the caliper
    • Press on the brake pad brackets
    • Apply grease to the brake pad slides
  4. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (9:20)
    • Slide the rotor on backwards
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner
    • Turn the rotor around
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner
    • Put the caliper bracket back into place
    • Start the bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 136 foot-pounds of torque
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (11:12)
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
    • Put an old pad in the caliper
    • Use a large C-clamp and the old pad to push the pistons back
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread bolts by hand
    • Tighten bolts to 21-26 foot-pounds
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner or mineral spirits
  6. step : Reattaching the Wheel (14:02)
    • 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 83-112 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
  7. step : Testing the Brakes (14:45)
    • 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

  • Drill Bit Set

  • General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood
  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Safety Glasses
  • Paper Towels
  • Bungee Cord
  • Anti-Seize Grease

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2004 Ford F150 Heritage Truck Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Brake Kit Front 4 Wheel Drive with 5 Lug Wheels Nakamoto
  • 1997-2003 Ford F150 Truck Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Brake Kit Front 4 Wheel Drive with 5 Lug Wheels Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto MD679, 54042
Part #: 1ABFS00013



Nakamoto
Brand #: MD679, 54042

How-to Video:

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