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Part Details

  • Brake Pad Friction Material:   Semi-Metallic
  • Kit Includes:
      (1) Front Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Set
      (2) Front Replacement Brake Rotors
  • Front or Rear Location:   Front
  • Brake Pad Features & Benefits:
      OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim
      Positive Mold Technology
      Environmentally Compliant

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

Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Professional Grade Semi-Metallic Disc Brake Pads
  • 4 Piece FRONT brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Come as a PAIR
  • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 1HM615301E, 1HM 615 301 E, 321615301D, 321 615 301 D
  • Fits 4 lug wheels
  • 10.04" (255mm) diameter
  • Vented

This brake rotor & pad set makes great replacements and has excellent value over the price of dealer brakes.

100% CNC-Machined to Exact OE Specs

Balanced to reduce vibration.

Cast from OE Grade Alloy

Manufactured from OE Grade G3000 Casting Alloy.

Non-Directional Surface Finish

Helps ensure smoother, quieter, and more effective braking.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

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.

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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Great deal easy install..
They fit my 1997 Jetta GL 2.0L. Approx. 1 hr to install both sides, that includes jacking and cleanup. I have another car that also needs front break job soon, will buy from here again. Thanks!
November 6, 2017
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Part #: 1ABFS01242

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