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. GMKD756 Warranty Details  
$39.99
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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)
 
3.9

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Truck enthusiast (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good pad for the price

Good pad for an OEM replacement. No noise of any kind or brake squeal after about 2000 miles. One issue I did notice was that they may be slightly thicker than the origianl OEM's...Read complete review

Good pad for an OEM replacement. No noise of any kind or brake squeal after about 2000 miles. One issue I did notice was that they may be slightly thicker than the origianl OEM's because after my test drive I noticed some brake fluid had come out of the master cylinder (it was now overfilled). I did change all four rotors and pads on the pickup and have an intuitive sense the pedal was way more responsive than when I'd first drove the truck (I'm the original owner). I blew it off, and am confident I've never added brake fluid to the resevoir. So I extracted a small amount of fluid to get things back in the "Full" marks and all is right as rain now.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not made correctly

I have no complaints about the Wearever Golds for normal use. Infact they are installed currently on my 09 and 07 Cobalts, had them on a 93 Chevy K1500, 87 and 89 Nissan...Read complete review

I have no complaints about the Wearever Golds for normal use. Infact they are installed currently on my 09 and 07 Cobalts, had them on a 93 Chevy K1500, 87 and 89 Nissan Hardbodies and 95 Saturn SL2. For the F-350, the ones I bought 3 months ago were not made correctly- The Late 99-04 Ford Superduties have separating pins that go in the base of the pad. There were no holes drilled for the pins. I had to modify the pad to get the pins in. In the long run, the mods failed and brakes began to grab without pressure. I just installed Wagner Severe Duty pads, as they will take loads better. I am disappointed in this set of WearEver Golds.

Bottom Line- I would recommend these pads under light duty or normal use. Any heavy loads (1000 lbs +) or trailering, go with heavy duty brake.

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5.0

would buy again

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

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

would buy again

 
5.0

Worked

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

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

Worked great

 
5.0

Great product

By 

from Ga

Verified Buyer

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

Have used it and fits well the first time

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  • No

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent Pads excellent price

By 

from Palmer, MA

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Decreased Stopping Distance
  • Easy To Install
  • Lightweight
  • No Fade

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Performance Driving

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

    Replaced the original pads in my 2003 F350 4x4 (truck has 53000 on it) They work great as I tow a 3500# trailer with a 250 gal water tank and they work great. No fade at all.

    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good pad for the price

    By 

    from Ohio

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    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Cost
    • 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 pad for an OEM replacement. No noise of any kind or brake squeal after about 2000 miles. One issue I did notice was that they may be slightly thicker than the origianl OEM's because after my test drive I noticed some brake fluid had come out of the master cylinder (it was now overfilled). I did change all four rotors and pads on the pickup and have an intuitive sense the pedal was way more responsive than when I'd first drove the truck (I'm the original owner). I blew it off, and am confident I've never added brake fluid to the resevoir. So I extracted a small amount of fluid to get things back in the "Full" marks and all is right as rain now.

      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

      (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      fit great work great

      By 

      from florida

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      3 or more reviews submitted

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

      fit great work great

       
      4.0

      grind on pad

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

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

      pads are good but had to grind down to fit one caliper not brake problem but would not fit in groove on caliper

       
      4.0

      Will buy again

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

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

      Fit as expected

      (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      fit as they should

      By 

      from Blackwood, NJ

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      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

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

        fit as they should

         
        3.0

        Good overall

        By 

        from Phenix City AL

        Verified Buyer

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

        Good overall performance but they smell like burning wire when they heat up. Made me think my truck was on fire.

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        • Q:

          how do you install the clips that go with pads
          Asked on 8/25/2012 by nick from United States brandon fl

          1 answer

          • CUSTOMER CARE

            A:

            We will need more information including the year, make, model, and engine size of your application before we can make a suggestion.

            Answered on 8/25/2012 by Aaron from AAP
        • Q:

          I just bought these pads and found there are no holes on the back sides to allow for the springs that came OEM. There are other brands in your catalog with springs. Did I get the right pads? Will no springs make any difference? Is it safe to install without springs?
          Asked on 6/4/2012 by Anonymous

          1 answer

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            A:

            We will need more information including the year, make, model, and engine size of your vehicle before we can make a suggestion. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to further assist you.

            Answered on 6/5/2012 by Steve from AAP
        • Q:

          what is the warranty on these pads?
          Asked on 7/5/2011 by Anonymous

          1 answer

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            A:

            Your brake pads or shoes are warranted for the stated period of time printed on your Order Confirmation page or email, provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

            Answered on 7/6/2011 by Vincent from AAP
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