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How To: Change the Brake Pads and Rotors On A 2010 to 2014 Subaru Outback


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    • By Mia
      Truck Brake Pads Thickness
      The recommended thickness of truck brake pads may vary depending on the specific brand and model of the truck, as well as the type of braking system installed.
      However, regardless, our principle is to replace them when the thickness is less than 3 to 4mm, which plays a protective role in our safety. The new thickness of truck brake pads is typically 30 millimeters. As the brake pads wear from use, their thickness gradually decreases. Once the brake pads reach the recommended minimum thickness, they should be replaced to ensure optimal braking performance and safety.
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      Made 100% in Ketulla Brakes manufacturer , China pad factory Stainless steel backing plates (reduced heat conduction, power powder paint) 30000~50000km pad lifespan ECR 90 Certificated quality with test report Wooden packed box while shipping Premium stainless-steel hardware kits included for installation Best Type Of Brake Pads For Trucks
      We all know that the basic formulas for brake pads nowadays are ceramic, low metallic, and semi-metallic brake pads. However, for truck brake pads, we strongly recommend using the semi-metallic formula. The reason is that semi-metallic brake pads have a much higher wear resistance compared to low metallic and ceramic formulas, even though ceramic formulas are more friendly to the brake rotor.
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      The Commercial Heavy Duty Brake Pads Applications
       
      Best Pickup Truck Brake Pads
      KETULLA’s Pickup Truck Brake Pads are expertly crafted for durability and performance. Engineered to handle diverse driving conditions, they provide reliable stopping power, essential for heavy-duty tasks or daily commuting. With 
      link hidden, please login to view advanced friction materials, Ketulla ensures a smooth and quiet braking experience while minimizing brake dust. Ketulla Brake Pads offer consistent performance and safety, elevating driving confidence in every road condition.    
      Best Brake Pads For Lifted Trucks
      Ketulla Brake Pads for lifted trucks are specially engineered to meet the unique demands of modified suspension systems and larger tires. Designed by Ketulla with precision and expertise, these brake pads offer exceptional performance and safety for lifted truck owners. Constructed with high-quality materials, Ketulla Brake Pads provide reliable stopping power under heavy loads and off-road conditions. Engineered to minimize noise and brake dust, they enhance the driving experience for lifted truck enthusiasts.  confidence in every journey. Trust Ketulla to provide the durability and reliability required to complement your lifted truck’s capabilities.
       
       
       
       
        link hidden, please login to view Best Brake Pads For Towing Or Trailers
      Brake pads for towing and trailers serve a similar function to those used in regular vehicles but are often designed to handle heavier loads and more intense braking conditions. When towing a trailer or hauling heavy loads, the braking system needs to exert more force to slow down or stop the vehicle safely.
      Material Composition Heat Dissipation Friction Coefficient Wear Resistance Compatibilit  
       
            Bus Brake Pads
      Bus brake pads are a critical component of the braking system in buses. These pads are designed to create friction against the brake rotors when the brake pedal is depressed, thereby slowing down or stopping the vehicle. The friction generated between the brake pads and the rotors or drums converts the kinetic energy of the moving bus into heat energy, dissipating it into the surrounding air.
      Bus brake pads are typically made from materials KETULLA’s semi-metallic A-grade ceramic materials which we recommended with low dust and low noise.
      High performance Is key important for ensuring the safety of passengers and others on the road.
                                                                                                          
       
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    • By Mia
      Regular inspection and maintenance of the brake system not only ensure the safety and reliability of the vehicle but also effectively extend the lifespan of the brake system, improve brake performance, and guarantee driving safety.
      The components of the brake system include the brake pedal, booster, master cylinder, brake lines, wheel cylinders or brake calipers, and friction materials. Common brake systems include disc brakes and drum brakes. KETULLA specializes in manufacturing disc brake pads.
      We know that brake pads are crucial consumables in the brake system, and timely replacement is essential to maintain brake performance. Whether it’s wet, slippery, or snowy road conditions, contaminated friction materials, aging system components, or corrosion of components, regular inspection and timely replacement of brake pads are indispensable parts of brake maintenance.
      Choosing high-quality replacement parts and using certified products and services not only enhance the performance of the brake system but also ensure driving safety.
      Timely replacement of brake pads is crucial. Typically, brake pads are equipped with accessories such as brake pad wear indicators or sensors. Different vehicle models are matched with different brake pad warning devices; some use indicators, while others can be connected to the vehicle’s warning line. Once the brake pads wear to a certain extent, the warning line is triggered, emitting a squeaking sound to indicate the need for replacement because continuing to use worn brake pads is no longer safe.
      The distance a vehicle can travel after the brake pad warning is activated varies depending on individual driving habits and conditions. Continuing to use worn brake pads may wear down the brake rotor, leading to brake rotor damage, and necessitating the replacement of both brake pads and rotors, which can be costly.
        When should brake pads be replaced?
      Brake pads generally need to be replaced after the vehicle has traveled approximately 60,000 kilometers. However, the warranty for KETULLA brake pads ranges from 30,000 to 50,000 kilometers, depending on driving habits and road conditions.
      When the thickness of the brake pads approaches or falls below 0.3 centimeters, it’s time to replace them. If you hear friction noises when lightly pressing the brakes, immediate replacement is necessary. When the friction material thickness decreases to 8 millimeters, it’s advisable to inspect and possibly replace the brake pads. When the pad and steel plate thickness decreases to 3 millimeters, immediate replacement is recommended to avoid safety hazards.
      The lifespan of brake pads typically falls between 30,000 to 50,000 kilometers, depending on driving habits and conditions. Warning signs for brake pad replacement include decreased braking performance, increased braking distances, and abnormal noises. Regular inspections are necessary to determine when brake pads need replacement.
      New brake pads usually have a thickness of approximately 1 centimeter, with a usable limit of 3 millimeters. If brake pads are excessively worn, contaminated with oil, or show signs of abnormal wear or tearing, they should be replaced immediately. It’s essential to regularly check brake pad wear and replace them as needed. Replacement intervals may vary depending on the type of brake pads and driving conditions.
      Regularly inspect the thickness of brake pads, and if worn to at least 1/4 inch, it’s time for replacement. The lifespan of brake pads depends on various factors, including driving style, vehicle type, and load conditions. Regular inspections are necessary to determine when replacement is needed.
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    • By Mia
      The brake pads seem to make strange noises often.
      Have you ever experienced this?
      Have you ever found out the reasons?
       
      I only know these reasons:
      Causes of noise
      ① Excessive wear of the brake disc causes noise.
      ② It is easy to form an oxide layer on the surface of brake disks in a humid environment. The change of the contact surface between the brake disc and the brake pad causes abnormal noise.
      ③ Due to the corrosion or stagnation of the caliper, the guide pin is not lubricated enough and cannot return efficiently, resulting in incomplete contact between the brake pad and the brake disk.
      ④ During the running-in period, the brake pads and brake disks are not running in enough. After hundreds of kilometers, the noise will be automatically eliminated.
      ⑤ On muddy roads, dirt and stones adhere between the brake pads and brake disks. In this case, noise is prone to be caused.
      ⑥ Brake noise is caused by brake pad formula.
       
      And some understanding of whether the brake pads need to be replaced if abnormal noise occurs.
       
      When should brake pads be replaced?
      Brake pads generally need to be replaced after the vehicle has traveled approximately 60,000 kilometers. However, the warranty for KETULLA brake pads ranges from 30,000 to 50,000 kilometers, depending on driving habits and road conditions.
      When the thickness of the brake pads approaches or falls below 0.3 centimeters, it’s time to replace them. If you hear friction noises when lightly pressing the brakes, immediate replacement is necessary. When the friction material thickness decreases to 8 millimeters, it’s advisable to inspect and possibly replace the brake pads. When the pad and steel plate thickness decreases to 3 millimeters, immediate replacement is recommended to avoid safety hazards.
      The lifespan of brake pads typically falls between 30,000 to 50,000 kilometers, depending on driving habits and conditions. Warning signs for brake pad replacement include decreased braking performance, increased braking distances, and abnormal noises. Regular inspections are necessary to determine when brake pads need replacement.
      New brake pads usually have a thickness of approximately 1 centimeter, with a usable limit of 3 millimeters. If brake pads are excessively worn, contaminated with oil, or show signs of abnormal wear or tearing, they should be replaced immediately. It’s essential to regularly check brake pad wear and replace them as needed. Replacement intervals may vary depending on the type of brake pads and driving conditions.
      Regularly inspect the thickness of brake pads, and if worn to at least 1/4 inch, it’s time for replacement. The lifespan of brake pads depends on various factors, including driving style, vehicle type, and load conditions. Regular inspections are necessary to determine when replacement is needed.
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    • By Mia
      A focus on the customer
      At Ketulla, we take pride not only in our products but also in our commitment and dedication. Since our establishment in 2000, we have been dedicated to bringing innovation and high-quality components to the automotive industry, forging close partnerships with customers worldwide.
      Through over 20 years of relentless effort, we have collaborated with over 13,200 customers in 32 countries, delivering outstanding products and services. Our market turnover has exceeded 200 million US dollars, serving as a testament to our growth and unwavering commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.
      Our brand culture is not only reflected in numbers and achievements but also in our actions and values:
      Global Perspective Win-Win Collaboration Continuous Innovation Social Responsibility Behind these achievements and honors, we acknowledge the efforts and dedication of every member of our team. We will continue to prioritize our customers, uphold our belief in exceptional quality, and forge ahead, making greater contributions to the sustainable development of the automotive industry.
      Let’s join hands and work together to create a brighter tomorrow!

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      Brake Pads Manufacturer
      Ketulla is a professional brake pads manufacturer with running for 24 years, We consistently regard product quality as a crucial strategic guideline for our development. We consider our customers as part of our team, striving for excellence in both product quality and service.
      Quality Quaranteed
      All brake pads quality has passed the American LINK laboratory testing and appraisal, complies with the ECR90 Qualified standard, and has passed the ISO 16949, The production and quality control of all brake pads are strictly in accordance with ECE R90 quality standards. We ensure that we take full responsibility for the quality of all products delivered to our customers.

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      Need to order rear brake pads and front brake pads? we offer customization:  link hidden, please login to view,  link hidden, please login to view,  link hidden, please login to view, with different pads brake formula, just send us your order list, we will send you pricelist with our  link hidden, please login to view to confirm the details.
      Compatable With 98 % Of Vehicles
      Ketulla offers you customization for different 
      link hidden, please login to view, we hold 2351 different brake pad models to meet the 98% of vehicles in the world. Such as Japanese cars, Korean cars, European cars, and Chinese cars.  
      Professional service is always available for you!

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    • By Mia
      Understanding the types of brake pads essentially means understanding the materials used in each type. This provides us with a clearer understanding of their names and functions and enables us to offer a reference for choosing the right brake pads.
      Friction Materials Composition
      The basic composition of brake pads currently available in the market consists of
      Shim Steel backing, steel backing adhesive friction material At KETULLA, the steel backing is formed using internationally standard 10mm stainless steel through cold pressing. The friction material comprises a binder, metal fibers, ceramic fibers, phenolic resin, aramid fibers, and various fillers, which are heat-pressed onto the steel backing. The role of the shim is to suppress vibrations, thereby reducing noise. It effectively reduces noise generated by braking. KETULLA utilizes stainless steel or high-quality heat-resistant materials for this purpose.
      We typically classify brake pads based on the proportion of key components in the friction material: semi-metallic, low-metallic, ceramic, or collectively referred to as Non-asbestos. In China, asbestos has been strictly prohibited from use in brake pads due to its significant environmental impact and adverse effects on human health. According to the revised regulation 《GB5763-2018》, this has been explicitly stated.
      Low Metallic
      link hidden, please login to view Low-metallic brake pads are the most economical option, as they typically consist of 10% to 30% metal fibers, phenolic resin binder, graphite particles, and other fillers. These fillers primarily serve to suppress thermal expansion and contraction of the composite material, thus enhancing bonding strength.
      Due to the presence of metal fibers in this formulation, research has shown that vehicles equipped with these brake pads may generate dust on our wheel hubs during braking. This dust, typically gray or black, is a byproduct of friction from the metal fibers and tends to accumulate around the wheel hubs due to its electrostatic properties, making the area appear dirty. Over time, this dust accumulation can also cause damage to the brake discs. However, the advantages of low-metallic brake pads include superior heat conductivity, strong friction capabilities, and shorter braking distances. These factors contribute to why we recommend using low-metallic formulations for truck brake pads
      “Due to their affordability, this is also why our factory sells the highest quantity of this type of brake pads. In many countries, customers primarily compare prices and performance when selecting brake pads, making them more likely to choose this type over others
      Semi Metallic
      link hidden, please login to view Semi-metallic brake pads have a similar composition to low-metallic brake pads, but with the difference that they contain 30% to 50% metal fibers. Additionally, they use larger graphite particles, which are more visibly apparent on the surface of the brake pads compared to low-metallic ones. Furthermore, their friction coefficient is slightly higher, with better heat conductivity and braking distance performance.
      They are generally suitable for use with truck brake pads. However, they are more likely to generate dust, and improper installation may lead to increased noise. In response to this issue, KETULLA continuously optimizes and adjusts the formulation, resulting in significantly reduced dust and noise generation probabilities.
      According to market feedback, the primary cause of noise is usually improper installation, indicating that our formulation optimization has been highly effective. Therefore, our purchasers can rest assured.
      Ceramic
      link hidden, please login to view Ceramic Brake Pads link hidden, please login to view Ceramic Brake Pads GF At present, ceramic brake pads are the most expensive. Ketulla’s ceramic formulation brake pads utilize high-quality ceramic fibers, graphene, and aramid fibers, without the inclusion of metal fibers. The price of ceramic fibers is significantly higher than that of metal fibers, but they offer superior heat conductivity and friction coefficients. Although there may be a slightly softer pedal feel, it does not affect the braking performance. More importantly, they result in much lower wear on the brake discs compared to other formulations, thus extending the lifespan of the vehicle’s brake pads.

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