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CARQUEST Brakes

CARQUEST offers a complete line of quality brake products to suit your needs. CARQUEST brake friction is available only at CARQUEST and is specifically engineered to eliminate noise. CARQUEST brake friction is produced by the world’s largest OEM brake pad supplier and as well as premier aftermarket suppliers in business for over 100 years. CARQUEST brake drums, brake rotors and brake hydraulics are built to OE specifications to deliver the performance you demand. Even CARQUEST brake wear sensors are manufactured by OEM suppliers for the ultimate in quality and safety. CARQUEST Brakes has the complete line of quality products you demand.

CARQUEST Wearever Platinum Professional Brake Pads

   

- Superior formulations — For longer pad life, improved stopping performance and cleaner wheels
- Premium application-specific formulations with Original Equipment designed slots and chamfers — For superior stopping power and pad life
- Revolutionary burnishing compound — Allows proper break in of pads and rotors
- Patented 4-layer HEX Shim Technology — Eliminates noise
- Premium hardware kits where required — To complete the job
- Precision cut, powder coated backing plate — Prevents rust
- Premium underlayer — For reduced vibration and silent braking
- 100% positive molding — For consistent performance
- Road tested in multiple environments and conditions — To meet original equipment testing standards
- Limited Lifetime Warranty


CARQUEST CXD Ceramic Brake Pads

 

CARQUEST Semi-Metallic/Organic Brake Pads

 
 

Performance

• Specially formulated to match OEM material and performance
• Positive molded formulations for smooth, confident braking

Coverage

• Over 400 SKUs for 98% vehicle coverage for vehicles 1995 and newer
• First to market, industry leading application coverage

Features/Benefits

• Fully attached multi-layer shims with 3M adhesive to reduce noise
• Advanced ceramic formulas to reduce unsightly brake wheel dust
• OEM based slots and chamfers

 

Performance

• Specially formulated for comparable OEM material and performance
• Positive molded formulations for smooth, confident braking

Coverage

• Over 950 SKUs for 99% full line coverage
• First to market, industry leading application coverage

Features/Benefits

• Fully attached multi-layer shims to reduce noise
• OEM based slots and chamfers


See how Hex Shim Technology Eliminates Noise

Akebono Pro-Act & Euro Brake Pads

 

Raybestos Police Brakes

 
 

Performance

• Manufactured by Akebono, the world’s largest OEM pad supplier
• OE validated application specific formulations
• Ultra-quiet, low dusting, smooth braking with confident pedal feel
• Fade resistant with fast recovery
• Outstanding performance backed by the most comprehensive R&D in the industry
• Akebono is the original equipment manufacturer brand of choice and it is installed on the world’s highest rated vehicles

Coverage

• Excellent coverage for all vehicles since 2000
• Domestic Vehicles 2000-2011 – 97.2%
• Asian Vehicles 2000-2011 – 96.5%
• European Vehicles 2000-2011 – 94.11%

Features/Benefits

Pro-ACT

The aftermarket’s only OE-validated brake pad
• Virtually eliminates noise, vibration & harshness (NVH)
• Vehicle-optimized ceramic formulas for superior performance
• Rotor-friendly with proven longer rotor life
• Unrivaled stopping power
• No break-in required
• Clean wheels
• Specifically designed for domestic and Asian
vehicle applications

EURO

The clean and quiet European brake pad
• Ultra-quiet: definitive control of noise, vibration & harshness (NVH)
• European braking performance with enhanced pedal feel
• Extremely rotor-friendly for longer rotor life
• Clean wheels
• Ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic and low-metallic brake pads
• Specifically designed for European vehicle applications

 

Gold Fleet Program

• Unrivaled service life for severe usage conditions
• Advanced formulations defeat brake fade and deliver maximum
stopping power
• Advanced friction to plate mechanical attachment provides unrivaled shear
strength compared to traditional steel plate designs (where applicable)
• Premium quality, multi-layer shim materials coupled with robust attachment
methods dampen noise and vibration for the service life of the friction
• OE or better slot and chamfer configurations
• Hardware kits and electronic wear sensors included (where applicable)
• Focused product coverage for hard working fleets Police Brake Pads
• The first aftermarket D3EA® PPSV© certified

Police Brake Pad

• Police specific friction formulations:
- Provide maximum stopping power
- Defeat high temperature fade
- Maximize service life & minimize cost per mile
- Feature QOA “Quiet On Arrival” technology for noise-free performance
• Advanced friction to plate mechanical attachment provides unrivaled shear
strength compared to traditional steel plate designs
• Premium quality, multi-layer shim materials with robust attachment methods dampen noise and vibration
• Advanced Technology rubber coated hardware included for optimal
noise dampening
• OE or better slot & chamfer configurations
• Product coverage for all pursuit rated law enforcement vehicles

Police Brake Rotors

• Damped iron metallurgy disrupts vibration and suppresses noise
• Enhanced, Police specific vane configuration increases air flow for optimal heat dissipation
• Coat of Armor polymer coating for protection against the elements, maximizing service life
• Stringent specifications for critical machining characteristics ensure
trouble free performance

Police Calipers

• High temperature silicone boots withstand double the temperature of traditional EPDM rubber boots, preventing overheating & melting
• Mounting brackets included (where applicable)
• New phenolic pistons (where applicable)
• New bleeder screws, mounting bolts, sleeves and copper washers
• Pre-loaded with Police brake pads

 


 

Brake Shoes

 

CARQUEST Wearever Drums and Rotors

 

Coverage

• 99% Coverage

 

Features/Benefits

• OE grade steel ensures maximum durability
• Advanced adhesive provides superior strength
• Premium grade friction material engineered to meet or exceed OE performance
• OE matched levers and hardware included where applicable

 

Bonded vs. Riveted

• Full friction to steel adhesion versus 6-8 touch points for riveted brake shoes
• Reduces friction chatter commonly associated with riveted brake shoes
• Extends friction life by eliminating movement between rivets and backing plate
• Eliminates potential brake drum grooving caused by premature wear around rivets

 

- Manufactured to exacting quality and dimensional specifications — Meets or exceeds OE design for superior stopping power

- OE vane size with proper harmonic design — Improves cooling, eliminates brake noise and enhances pedal feel

- Air gap matches OE specs — Properly dissipates and absorbs heat, helping eliminate brake fade and increase pad life
- Non-directional finish — For less break-in time


- Ready to install out of the box — To save you time

 


 

Brake Calipers (Friction Ready)

 

CARQUEST Wearever Brake Wear Sensors

 

Performance

• 100% bracketed program allowing the job to be done with no additional
hardware (where applicable)
• Factory installed hardware and lube for easy installation (where applicable)
• Every application is OE specific guaranteeing form, fit, and function
• New bleeder screws installed providing trouble free bleeding and a
positive seal
• New copper washers for a perfect seal
• Rear parking hardware installed and lubricated
• Ear hardware installed and lubricated

Coverage

• Over 70 years of coverage available: 1939 - 2011
• Over 3,450 Friction Ready product numbers

Features/Benefits

• 100% computer tested to ensure quality and reliability
• 100% new OE specific rubber seals for like new performance
• Steel or phenolic pistons used following original
equipment specifications
• Rebuild and Return service available

 

- OE design for perfect fit, form and function


- Warns driver when brake pads are worn or at the end of their lifecycle


- Triggers a warning light on the vehicle dashboard


- Ease of installation helps complete the job