Replaces

Volkswagen Beetle Golf Jetta Brake Kit Nakamoto MD340, MD687, 6R0615301A, 34144 - 1ABFS02809

Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Semi Metallic brake pads
  • 8 Piece Front & Rear brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a Set of 4
    • Includes LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front & Rear
  • Fits 5 Lug Wheel
  • 11.34" (288mm) diameter vented front
  • 9.13" (232mm) diameter solid rear

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 (0:48)
    • Remove the lug nut covers with a 7mm Allen Wrench
    • Insert the lug nut key into the locking lug nut
    • 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
    • If the wheel will not come off, thread one lug nut and use a pry bar to loosen the wheel
  2. step : Inspecting the Brakes (1:54)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
    • Check the brake pad wear indicator
    • Check for gouges on both sides of the rotor
  3. step : Removing the Brake Pads (2:04)
    • Remove the two 13mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry the caliper off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pull off the brake pads by hand
  4. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (2:39)
    • Remove the two 8mm Allen bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Remove the Phillips head screw from the rotor
    • If the screw will not remove, drill it out
    • Pull the rotor off
  5. step : Preparing the New Brakes (3:17)
    • Put a large C-clamp on to the brake caliper
    • Apply pressure to the brake piston
    • Twist the piston in with slip joint pliers and adjust the C-clamp to maintain pressure
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner or mineral spirits
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
    • Check the caliper slides for smooth movement
    • If the caliper slides do not move smoothly, clean them and apply grease
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (4:54)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the brake rotor
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the two 8mm Allen bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 50 foot-pounds of torque
  7. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (5:42)
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 13mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the two 13mm bolts
  8. step : Reattaching the Wheel (6:24)
    • 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 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Remove the lug nut key
    • Put on the lug nut caps
  9. step : Testing the Brakes (6:55)
    • 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:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 7mm Allen Wrench
  • 8mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Cloth Rags
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Bearing Grease

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

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This part replaces:

  • Reference Number 34168
  • Reference Number MD340
  • Reference Number MD687
  • Hollander 533-58551, 533-50266, 533-58579
  • Hollander 530-58855
  • OE # 1J0615601D,1J0615601C, 1J0615601P
  • OE # 6R0615301A
  • Reference Number 34144
  • Nakamoto MD340, MD687, 6R0615301A, 34144
Part #: 1ABFS02809


Nakamoto
Brand #: MD340, MD687, 6R0615301A, 34144

How-to Video:

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