Items Subtotal $0.00

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

   
   

- Longer pad life

- Improved stopping performance

- Cleaner wheels

- Silent braking

   

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

 

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

 

Performance

• Tight tolerances, including 100% mill balancing, maximizes smooth, quiet braking performance
• Optimal cooling ensures proper performance and long life

Coverage

• Over 2,600 part numbers for extensive,
full coverage

Features/Benefits

• Installation ready, no turning required
• Meets or exceeds OE fit, form and function
• Metallurgy meets SAE J431/G3000 specifications

 


 

Brake Calipers (Friction Ready)

 

Brake Hydraulics and Hardware

 

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

 

Wheel Cylinders

• Vehicle specific, OE matched metallurgy and boot designs
• Meets SAE J101 test standard for reliability & performance at extreme hot and cold temperatures
• Premium quality EPDM (Ethylene Propylene) and SBR (Styrene Butadiene) rubber components meet SAE J1601 test standards

Master Cylinders

New

• Vehicle specific, OE matched reservoirs, caps and fluid sensor switches (where applicable)
• Meets SAE J1153 and J1154 test standards for reliability and performance at extreme hot and cold temperatures
• Premium quality EPDM (Ethylene Propylene) and SBR (Styrene Butadiene) rubber components meet SAE J1601 test standards

Remanufactured

• Meets SAE J1153 and J1154 test standards for reliability and performance at extreme hot and cold temperatures
• Pistons are 100% height gauged and bores are micro finished to meet critical dimensions
• New rubber seals and o-rings meet OE specifications for like new performance

Brake Hoses & Brake Lines

• Meets FMVSS 106 & SAE J1401 standards and are DOT approved
• Poly Armour brake lines: corrosion resistant, long lasting, bendable by hand
• Ni-Copp brake lines: rust proof, extreme durability, bendable by hand

Brake Cables

• Vehicle specific, OE matched brackets, end fittings and wear bumpers ease installation and guarantee original fit
• DuPont Nylon Zytel plastic-coated steel cables provide superior corrosion resistance for smooth operation and long service life

Brake Wear Sensors

• Manufactured by OEM suppliers: PEX and BOWA
• Vehicle specific, OE matched sensors for the ultimate in safety
•Replacement required on most European vehicles