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Carquest Wearever Platinum Professional Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set)

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CARQUEST® Wearever® Platinum Professional Brake Pads offer you the benefits of longer pad life, improved stopping performance, cleaner wheels and silent braking. This is a result of creating quality professionals brake products for more than 25 years. Platinum Professional is the optimal braking solution for the professional.

Product Features:
  • Premium brake pad underlayer — Reduces vibration for silent braking
  • Revolutionary burnishing compound strip — Allows for proper break-in of pads and rotors.
  • Premium, application-specific formulations with OE-designed chamfers and slots
  • Patented 4-layer HEX shim technology — Eliminates noise
  • Premium hardware kits included where required
  • 100% positive molded friction — Creates consistent performance and silent braking
  • Commercial-grade friction formula — Available in ceramic or semi-metallic to match OE-specifications. Ceramic upgrades available for select semi-metallic models.
  • Road tested — Tested in multiple environments and conditions to ensure reliable stopping power
  • Meets or exceeds OE specifications and covers 99% of foreign and domestic vehicles
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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Abutment Hardware Included:Yes
Friction Material Thickness, Inner Pad:16.4 mm
Friction Material Thickness, Outer Pad:16.4 mm
Friction Material Type:Ceramic
Front or Rear Brakes:Front
O.E.M. Replacement:Yes
Package Quantity:1
Pad Shims Included:Yes
Pad Wear Sensors Included:Yes
Performance:No

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Wearever PlatinumPremium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set)
 
4.4

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (31)
  • Decreased stopping distance (19)
  • No fade (10)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (30)
  • Replacement (22)
  • Performance driving (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (25), Auto enthusiast (15), Mechanic (5), Truck enthusiast (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome brakes!

These brake pads were so easy to install and the braking feels like a cloud - soft and fluffy! :) If you are frustrated by squeaky wheels than this is the product for...Read complete review

These brake pads were so easy to install and the braking feels like a cloud - soft and fluffy! :) If you are frustrated by squeaky wheels than this is the product for you. This was my second time installing brake pads on a car and my first time on an Altima and it was quick and easy. As a female, I needed help from my dad to put back the cylinder, but other than that I can do it on my own. If I can do it, anyone can do it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Just Okay - certainly not Akebonos

Acceptable ceramic brake pads. They definitely not premium pads like the Akebono PorAct pads they replaced, on this car. The feel is less firm (mushy), but stops are smooth, with no...Read complete review

Acceptable ceramic brake pads. They definitely not premium pads like the Akebono PorAct pads they replaced, on this car. The feel is less firm (mushy), but stops are smooth, with no grabby feeling, and thankfully no brake fade on several 50 mph to 0 stops in a 5 mile stretch of road on the commute.The included shims work really well, which was unexpected at this price point. And they're definitely low dust.For the Maxima pads, the box included a packet of caliper bolts, but no other hardware. Not a big deal, but it's not what's pictured.

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1.0

Product Not As Advertised!

By 

from Buffalo, NY

About Me Casual Driver

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

      The photo on the website shows the metal clips that the brake pads move against. These clips are not included with the brakes. I believe this is false advertising and returned the product. It does look like a quality product, it is just not as advertised. I checked with multiple stores and none included the clips shown. Disappointing

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      2.0

      Just Okay - certainly not Akebonos

      By 

      from Northern VA

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Shims Actually Work

      Cons

      • Mushy
      • Not as pictured

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

      Acceptable ceramic brake pads. They definitely not premium pads like the Akebono PorAct pads they replaced, on this car. The feel is less firm (mushy), but stops are smooth, with no grabby feeling, and thankfully no brake fade on several 50 mph to 0 stops in a 5 mile stretch of road on the commute.The included shims work really well, which was unexpected at this price point. And they're definitely low dust.For the Maxima pads, the box included a packet of caliper bolts, but no other hardware. Not a big deal, but it's not what's pictured.

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      (5 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Like a cloud!

      By 

      from Newark, NJ

      About Me Casual Driver

      Level 2

      Pros

      • Comfortable Ride
      • Improves Handling

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

          I purchased these pads and had them installed by a mechanic today. I replaced both front and rear pads and I tell you, it feels like I'm stepping on a cloud! Very soft, no noise (it's dead winter right now), and they are effective. I dont foresee any problems with these pads, but if anything shall change, I will edit/update my review. As of now, I am beyond satisfied and very giddy with excitement.

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          (6 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          i use these in all my cars

          By 

          from Brockton Ma

          About Me Casual Driver

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          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving

            Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

            buy them they work great

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            (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Brakes!

            By 

            from Coral Spring, FL

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Decreased Stopping Distance
            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

                These brake pads were so easy to install. If you are looking for quiet brakes these are a great choice. Excellent stopping power. All around a good choice.

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                (9 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                They fit

                By 

                from Kennett Sq, PA

                About Me Week, Weekend mechanic

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

                      All I can say is that they fit my 04 Infiniti G35x as advertised.

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                      (14 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      2 weeks in

                      By 

                      from Pittsburgh, pa

                      About Me Casual Driver

                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 2

                      Pros

                      • Decreased Stopping Distance
                      • Easy To Install
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving
                        • Performance Driving
                        • Racing
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

                        Very low brake dust!

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                        (10 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Enough bang for the buck

                        By 

                        from NY

                        About Me Casual Driver

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • No Fade

                        Cons

                        • So Far None

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

                        After 2000 mile, it works great

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                        (12 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Worked Great

                        By 

                        from Eden N.C.

                        About Me Casual Driver

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Lightweight
                        • No squeaking

                        Cons

                        • No cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Performance Driving
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

                        Easy job! went on my 350Z perfectly!

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                        (15 of 26 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great pads

                        By 

                        from New York

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Decreased Stopping Distance
                        • Easy To Install
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Driving
                          • Replacement

                          Comments about Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set):

                          Trusted these pads in my mothers car. Enough said.

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                          • Q:

                            do springs come with these pads
                            pnad787
                            Asked on 4/11/2014 by dee from revere mass

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Hi Dee, glad to assist you! This Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set) (Part No. PNAD815) includes abutment hardware Included, pad shims, and pad wear sensors.

                              Answered on 4/12/2014 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            whats the warranty ?
                            Asked on 9/8/2013 by Steve from Lakeland

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              This Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set) - Part No. PNAD815 has limited lifetime replacement warranty. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 9/9/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Do I need to transfer the shims from the OE pads (2007 Altima S, original pads from the factory) to these pads or is the shim built in to these pads?
                            Asked on 8/4/2013 by Joel from Collinsville, IL

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              This Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set) - part# PNAD815 includes pad shims with it. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 8/4/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Does this product come with 2 pair for the front driver and passenger... Or just for one wheel....
                            Asked on 2/27/2013 by Tonio from Brooklyn, NY

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              This part Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads, Part No. PNAD815 is for the front side of the vehicle and the kit contains brake pads for both the front driver side and the passenger side.
                              For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
                              For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 2/27/2013 by Aaron from AAP
                          • Q:

                            DO you get 4 for brake pades withthis purchase? or Can you use these on front or rear?
                            Asked on 9/5/2012 by Tia from Md

                            2 answers

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              This Wearever Platinum Premium Ceramic Brake Pads (Part# PNAD815) is for front and it comes for both front driver side and front passenger side. For further assistance, 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 9/5/2012 by Rick from AAP
                            • A:

                              You get 2 pads. They go by axel.

                              Answered on 10/23/2012 by James from Palm Beach Gardens, FL
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