GOLD (PROFESSIONAL) SEMI-METALLIC BRAKE PADS
FEATURES & BENEFITS
- Tested to SAE J2784 for braking effectiveness, along with Noise/Vibration/Harshness (NVH) and durability/wear testing for quality
- Ceramic, semi-metallic, and organic formulas provide safety and reliability for a range of vehicle applications
- Integrally molded – friction material molded to backing plate for bond integrity
- Premium shims, slots, and chamfers help to diminish noise, vibration, and braking harshness
- Stamped backing plate allows for proper pad movement within the caliper assembly, helping to minimize noise, brake pulsation, and helping to protect against premature wear
- Some ACDelco Gold parts may have formerly appeared as ACDelco Professional
ACDelco Gold (Professional) Semi-Metallic Brake Pads are formulated with steel strands to provide strength and conduct heat away from the rotor’s surface while offering premium braking power. They are a high quality replacement ideal for many vehicles on the road today. Noise-dampening shims are included where applicable. Also, no curing is required. Independently tested using SAE J2784 standards, these pads deliver the fit, form, and function you expect from ACDelco. ACDelco Gold (Professional) Semi-Metallic Brake Pads are ready to be installed right out of the box. Some ACDelco Gold parts may have formerly appeared as ACDelco Professional.
24 Month/Unlimited Mile Limited Warranty*: Our most common Parts Warranty offers coverage on the majority of our GM Genuine Parts and ACDelco service replacement parts. Effective on parts purchased April 1, 2018 and later to the original retail purchaser. Contact seller for limited warranty part details, qualifications, and possible labor coverage.
Learn more about our warranties: https://www.acdelco.com/parts/warranties
Do I have to replace all my brake parts when replacing my brake pads?
No, you may not have to, but it is a good idea to inspect them for wear-out, cracking, leaking etc.
Do I have to replace my brake pads after a certain amount of time?
No, you may not have to, but while it is a good idea to inspect your brake pads at each tire rotation.
The following inspections and maintenance procedures can help prevent potential brake problems:
- Check brake fluid level at every oil change. Replace fluid according to owner’s manual recommendations.
- Calipers and wheel cylinders should be checked every brake inspection and serviced or replaced as required.
- Inspect the brake lines for rust, punctures or visible leaks (You may be able to do this, but consult a qualified technician if necessary).
- Check the thickness of your brake pads.
The following should be conducted by a qualified technician:
- Inspection of the brake hoses for brittleness or cracking.
- Inspection of brake lining and pads for wear or contamination by brake fluid or grease.
- Inspection of wheel bearings and grease seals.
- Parking brake adjustments (as needed).