Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set)
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Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set)

Part No. GMKD652 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST Wearever brake pads are premium original equipment style replacement brake pads. CARQUEST Wearever Brake Pads deliver superior stopping power and feature Advance Auto Part's exclusive multi-layer SoundLock noise dampening shim for ultra-quiet braking. Backed with a Limited Lifetime Warranty, CARQUEST Wearever brake pads will provide the reliable stopping and performance you are looking for!

Product Features:
  • Ceramic or semi-metallic OE replacement pads deliver superior stopping power
  • Slots and chamfers match OE design for reliable performance
  • Exclusive, multi-layer SoundLock shim provides ultra-quiet braking
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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Carquest Wearever GoldSemi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set)
 
4.4

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (27)
  • Decreased stopping distance (15)
  • No fade (11)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (26)
  • Replacement (16)
  • Restoration (5)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (5), Mechanic (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (8), Mechanic (7), Auto enthusiast (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

PERFECT FIT

THEY WERE JUST WHAT I NEEDED.. EASY TO INSTALL AND PRICED RIGHT FOR ME.. I LOVE THE EASE OF ORDERING ON LINE THEN PICKING UP AT THE STORE AT MY CONVENIENCE.. THE...Read complete review

THEY WERE JUST WHAT I NEEDED.. EASY TO INSTALL AND PRICED RIGHT FOR ME.. I LOVE THE EASE OF ORDERING ON LINE THEN PICKING UP AT THE STORE AT MY CONVENIENCE.. THE MONEY OFF COUPONS HELP A GREAT BIT TOO.. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ears on side of pads too long.

After fighting to install the pads, I ground the ears down ever so slightly and they now work fine.

After fighting to install the pads, I ground the ears down ever so slightly and they now work fine.

Reviewed by 34 customers

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5.0

Great product ... exact fit!!!

By 

from somers point

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

Excellent product ...

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

ALL right

By 

from La Salle, CO

Verified Buyer

Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

Perfect fit Great service Thanks

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

They're brakes...what can I say?

By 

from Greensburg,PA.

Verified Buyer

Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

It's a set of front brake pads....when I opened the box and removed the lovely hardware in a beautiful little plastic bag I was ecstatic....and then...I laid my eyes on the most wonderful and awesome sight as I looked at 4 chunky pads attached to metal that made my heart skip a beat! Come on,it's a set of brake pads.....they fit...they work. Really,what more can I say?

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

brake pads

By 

from Austin tx

Verified Buyer

Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

Stops my car with no more rough stopping

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

So far so good.

By 

from South Jersey.

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving

    Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

    These brake pads were installed on my daily driver 2000 Ford Ranger 4x4.

     
    3.0

    dust dust

    By 

    from Takoma Park, MD

    About Me Mechanic

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    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Decreased Stopping Distance
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

      Installed on my Ford Explorer, because of good reviews and price. However, these pads deliver lots of front break dust on heavier vehicles like an Explorer. If you have a heavy SUV/Truck go a little higher in price and get ceramic pads.

       
      1.0

      no

      By 

      from cincinnati ohio

      About Me Mechanic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Leaves Dust On Mags Seac

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

        Leaves dust on mags brakes squeak got brakes and rotors bad choice

        (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good pads no squeal

        By 

        from Woodbridge, VA

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Decreased Stopping Distance
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving

          Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

          Good pads so far, no squeal at all like cheaper pads. Brake pedal feel greatly increased but could be contributed to new wearever rotors also. Only complaint i have is the hardware that attaches to the top of the caliper piece were bent so i just left the old ones in there but the side ones that hold the pads in place were perfect.

          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          good quality

          By 

          from allen park,mi.

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          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • No Fade

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement
            • Restoration

            Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

            good quality, would recommend.

            (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good quality

            By 

            from boston

            About Me Mechanic

            See all my reviews

            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • No Fade

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Carquest Wearever Gold Semi-Metallic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

              good quality for the price

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              5 Questions | 6 Answers
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              • Q:

                what extra hardware do I need to install this product
                Asked on 1/11/2015 by dave

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Hi Dave, good question! When you get new brake pads you should get with the same package a couple metal clips, this is the only hardware you need to install. By hardware do you nuts, bolts and springs, probably not needed, they would be reused.

                  Answered on 1/14/2015 by Solomon
              • Q:

                Buying 1 quantity is there pads for both frontb wheels?
                Asked on 12/8/2012 by rookie from sw va

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Yes,one quantity of this Wearever Gold Brake Pads - Front -(Part No. GMKD 652) is enough for both front wheels. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 12/9/2012 by Aaron from AAP
              • Q:

                are these for 10"or 9"
                Asked on 6/11/2012 by Anonymous

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  This Wearever Gold Brake Pads - Front - part# GMKD 652 is vehicle specific. In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                  Answered on 6/14/2012 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                where are they made
                Asked on 12/25/2011 by x from xx

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

                  Answered on 12/26/2011 by Aaron from AAP
              • Q:

                Is this sold as a set or individual ??
                Asked on 10/7/2009 by Jenn from Plantation, FL

                2 answers

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Brake pads and shoes are sold in a set of four. Two pads/shoes for each side of the vehicle.

                  Answered on 10/9/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
                • A:

                  One of course

                  Answered on 9/23/2011 by farmer from Woodstock, GA
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