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Akebono ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads

Part No. ACT815 Warranty Details  
$59.99
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Akebono Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium brake pads utilize OE-validated, application-specific friction formulations. This helps ensure that Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium brake pads will provide a reliable braking experience. With the Akebono Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium product line, all customers will receive OE-quality replacements for many popular domestic and Japanese vehicles.

Product Features:
  • Clean Wheels
  • Ultra-quiet
  • No Break-in Needed
  • Extremely Rotor Friendly
  • Vehicle-Optimized Ceramic Formulas
  • Ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic and low metallic brake pads
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Abutment Hardware Included:No
Friction Material Thickness, Inner Pad:15.4 mm
Friction Material Thickness, Outer Pad:15.4 mm
Front or Rear Brakes:Front
O.E.M. Replacement:Yes
Pad FMSI Number:D815
Pad Material:Ceramic
Pad Shims Included:Yes
Pad Wear Sensor Included:Yes
Performance Pads:No

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ProActUltra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (10)
  • Decreased stopping distance (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (8)
  • Replacement (6)
  • Performance driving (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (7), Auto enthusiast (6), Competitive driver (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

great brake pads

great brake pads...easy to install....peddle feels extremely strong when braking hard....shorter/controlled braking distance when racing.... I have complete confidence when driving/cruising with these high...Read complete review

great brake pads...easy to install....peddle feels extremely strong when braking hard....shorter/controlled braking distance when racing.... I have complete confidence when driving/cruising with these high performance brakes...I would suggest that anyone who likes to cruise at high speeds in any race car/luxury car that they should purchase these brakes!!! Hopefully they have long lasting quality,,,but for right now I feel I have never bought a better set of brake pads for my nissan 350Z!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And I received my package/brake pads in 2 days regular mail....cant go wrong with Advanced Auto parts!!!

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Average pads

Quiet but seems to have less stopping power. As I have put very few miles on these pads it might be too early to review them. My first impression is as aforementioned.

Quiet but seems to have less stopping power. As I have put very few miles on these pads it might be too early to review them. My first impression is as aforementioned.

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5.0

ProAct Pads - Great pads! never any noise. Stops great.

By 

from undisclosed

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Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

Excellent pads!! Have been using ProAct for years

(4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

works great

By 

from North Carolina

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer
Helpful Reviewer

Pros

  • Decreased Stopping Distance
  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

      They work great and decreases stopping distance

      (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      High end

      By 

      from NoVA

      About Me Competitive Driver

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

        clean

        (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great brake pads

        By 

        from Atco NJ

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Decreased Stopping Distance
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Performance Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

          great brake pads...easy to install....peddle feels extremely strong when braking hard....shorter/controlled braking distance when racing.... I have complete confidence when driving/cruising with these high performance brakes...I would suggest that anyone who likes to cruise at high speeds in any race car/luxury car that they should purchase these brakes!!! Hopefully they have long lasting quality,,,but for right now I feel I have never bought a better set of brake pads for my nissan 350Z!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And I received my package/brake pads in 2 days regular mail....cant go wrong with Advanced Auto parts!!!

          (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Exact replacement for 2007 Sentra!

          By 

          from Virginia Beach, VA

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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          Pros

          • Decreased Stopping Distance
          • Easy To Install
          • Exact replacement
          • Great stopping power
          • No Fade
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

            Normal driving. Replaced pads at 72,000 miles.

            (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            expensive but you get your money's worth

            By 

            from NoVA

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Performance Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

              Still new so reviews should be after a year.

              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              These are the front pads

              By 

              from Midlothian, VA

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              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

                The site does not tell you if these are for the front or rear and the only way to tell is to look closely at the picture. Installed easily and a 100% improvement over OEM pads on my 07 Altima SL. Very quiet when braking and elminated the OEM brake noise which sounded like the pads were made from bricks rubbing on the rotor. Getting a little more brake dust than OEM but I don't think the new pads have fully bedded yet.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works great in our Versa

                By 

                from Ashburn, VA

                About Me Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

                  Glad to hear that AAP carried Akebono locally! Install was easy and didn't have any issues with compatibility like with the Hawk pads I previously got.

                  (2 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  So far, so good

                  By 

                  from Atlanta, Ga

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Decreased Stopping Distance
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Moly Lube Included

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

                      Too soon to really give constructive feedback. Less than 500 miles but so far, so good. Low dust, good stopping but not completely broken in yet.

                      (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Good Pads

                      By 

                      from Chicago, IL

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                      Pros

                      • Decreased Stopping Distance
                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads:

                        I just installed the pads last week and they work great. They were very easy to install and there has been no problems yet. They bite good, and are quite when braking hard. I have only put a 200-300 miles on them but would buy them again. There is a little noise when creeping to a complete stop but other then that quite. I would recommend these pads to anyone looking to replace their stock pads and upgrade a little bit. They do seem to work better then original pads I got with the car which I did by used so not sure if the were factory pads or not. But overall Im happy so far.

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                        • Q:

                          Why aren't the 815 front and 905 rear compatible with the same vehicle? I have an 04 Infiniti FX35 and thw rear match is the 905 but the complementary front set, the 815, isnt a match for my truck. What Akebono front brakes fit my vehicle??
                          Asked on 3/17/2017 by Jared from Minnesota

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Hi Jared, glad to assist you! This ProAct Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads (Part No. ACT815) is not an exact fit for your 2004 Infiniti FX35. We do have an exact Akebobo front brake pads available online for your vehicle and the part number is ASP969. Please enter your vehicle on our website and search for this part to check the fitment.

                            Answered on 4/13/2017 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          What is the width and height of this pad?
                          Asked on 5/16/2013 by sdb

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                            A:

                            The dimensions of this Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set) - part# ACT815 are 6.8 x 11.8 x 13.2 inches. 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 5/16/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The dimensions of this Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads - Front (4-Pad Set) - part# ACT815 are 6.8 x 11.8 x 13.2 inches. 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 5/16/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Does it come with a hardware kit?
                          http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_disc-brake-hardware-kit-wearever_10168316-p?navigationPath=L1*14921%7CL2*15008
                          Asked on 4/16/2013 by Luke from United States

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This Wearever Disc Brake Hardware Kit - Part No. 13522Q does not come with a hardware kit. This kit includes 4 Rubber Bushings; 4 Locating Pad Clips. 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 4/17/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will these pads fit on my 05 350z with the brembo calipers?
                          Asked on 11/20/2012 by G

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Yes, this Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad Kit - part# ACT815 is an exact fit for your 2005 Nissan 350Z with the brembo calipers. For any further assistance, you may also visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 11/20/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Nissan Altima 3.5 SE 2008

                          Does this kit contain brake pads for all 4 wheel or just the front? Reson I ask is that the specifications say this:

                          Front or Rear Brakes: Front
                          Package Quantity: 4
                          Asked on 6/8/2012 by Pat the Altima guy from Augusta

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad Kit - Part No. ACT815 is for front and the package contains 4 pads. When you purchase one box of pads/shoes, you will receive (2) two pads/shoes for the driver's side and (2) two pads/shoes for the passenger's side. There will be a total of (4) four pads/shoes for in the box.

                            Answered on 6/9/2012 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          I honestly want to know if these pads are better then the dealer pads? How do they compare o each other by PricexValuecLAsting?
                          Asked on 3/16/2012 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This part Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad Kit, Part No. ACT815 manufactured by Akebono are ideal OEM replacement components and the perfect performance option for drivers looking to upgrade from conventional pads. Akebono Ceramic Technology (ACT) helps to reduce the brake noise (squealing and grinding), vibration and harshness (NVH) problems associated with some aftermarket brake products. Ceramic technology also produces ultra-low dusting for cleaner wheels and tires and fosters minimal wear on the brake rotor. Compared to competing brands in the ceramic category, Akebono Premium Disc Brake Pads feature improved durability; superior noise reduction; exceptional fade and recovery performance; less rotor wear; and reduced wheel dusting - all contributing to restored driver comfort and confidence. Other advantages of ProACT ceramic brake pads include: Unrivaled “initial effectiveness” with no required break-in period, Ultra-quiet, positive and smooth braking performance, High resistance to fade with fast recovery, More consistent pedal feel for driver confidence.
                            For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                            Answered on 3/16/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Is this item a replacement for "Friction Master" Ceramic brake pads? I think the part number was CMX653.
                          Asked on 12/3/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            No, this Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad Kit (Part No. ACT81) is not replacement item for Friction Master ceramic brake pad (Part No. CMX653). For further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 12/6/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will these fit a 2004 350z non Brembo car
                          Asked on 11/27/2011 by negative ned from cloud

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Yes, this part fits your 2004 Nissan/Datsun 350Z

                            Answered on 11/27/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Do these have a lifetime warranty? if not, what warranties are offered on this product?
                          Asked on 10/4/2011 by Joe from Riverdale, GA

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This part has 3 year replacement if defective as warranty.
                            This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation 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 10/5/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Is this kit for the 4wd? I have the standard non-brembo 2004 G35 Sedan. Will these ceremic brake pad work on my car?
                          Asked on 6/20/2011 by Andy from Oakland, CA

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Yes, this part fits your 2004 Infiniti G35.

                            Answered on 6/22/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
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