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Akebono EUR779 EURO Ultra-Premium Ceramic Brake Pad Set

by Akebono

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  • Ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic, organic and low-metallic brake pads
  • Ultra-Quiet - controls noise, vibration and harshness level
  • European braking performance with enhanced pedal feel
  • Extremely rotor friendly for longer rotor life
  • Friction formulas specially designed for European vehicles
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Technical Details
BrandAkebono
Item Weight1.6 pounds
Product Dimensions6.8 x 11.8 x 13.2 inches
Item model numberEUR779
Manufacturer Part NumberEUR779
CAPA Certified DOT Certified
Safety Rating DOT Certified
  
Additional Information
ASINB000CGR48S
Best Sellers Rank #38,944 in Automotive (See top 100)
Shipping Weight4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
ShippingThis item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
Date First AvailableSeptember 20, 2007
  
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Warranty, Parts: Parts

Warranty, Labor: Akebono warrants that products will be free of defects in material and workmanship and will be in conformity with applicable written dimensional and material specifications. This limited warranty is voided by modification, improper installation, usage in a manner that is not recommended by Akebono or by a vehicle manufacturer, and/or other misuse of or damage to products (including without limitation any removal or defacing of or any change to any identifying mark or symbol). If it appears,Read more within the shorter of 90 days after shipment from Akebono's plant or 30 days from the date of installation, that a product sold hereunder does not meet the limited warranty specified above, and the buyer from Akebono gives written notice to Akebono thereof within thirty (30) days of discovery of such noncompliance, then after Akebono has examined and tested the allegedly nonconforming product and found said product to be, in fact, nonconforming within the above limited warranty, Akebono will at its option either (1) furnish free of charge to the original Buyer a replacement product or component in exchange for the nonconforming product or component together with proof of purchase and purchase date, or (2) issue a credit for the purchase price of any such product or component. Akebono's obligation is limited to the exchange of the defective product or component and does not include any costs of removal of the old product and/or installation of the replacement product. No products claimed by
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Engineered to precise Original Equipment (OE) standards , Akebono EURO Ultra-Premium ceramic rear brake pad set provides precision rear end braking for European car enthusiasts who demand seamless performance from their vehicles. Designed using vehicle-optimized friction formulations aimed at eliminating noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and severely limiting wheel dust, while increasing durability and smooth stopping power, they are the best replacement for restoring OE ceramic pad performance on European models, as well as upgrading from conventional pads.

Akebono  EURO Ultra-Premium Ceramic rear brake pad set box
The Clean, Quiet European Brake Pad
European car owners across North America now have a brake pad solution that will keep their wheels virtually free from dust and provide the precision stopping power they expect. The use of highly advanced ceramic brake pad technology allows Akebono's �EURO� pad line to provide excellent stopping power while extending rotor life and virtually eliminating brake dust.

Akebono is determined to focus on the creation of value in all products. For over two decades, Akebono Ceramic Technology (ACT) has been the original equipment (OE) standard on many of North America's passenger cars, light trucks, and SUVs and has set the benchmark for ceramic pads used in OE vehicle production. Most importantly, European OE manufacturers now request Akebono products for their North American vehicles. Akebono's aftermarket disc pads contain the same materials, engineering, quality standards, and advanced technologies used to create their OE ceramic brake pads. The use of Akebono ceramic brake pads ensures customer satisfaction and eliminates unnecessary return visits to the shop.

Akebono's Research & Development
Being the largest brake manufacturer in the world gives Akebono a unique advantage: an exclusive original equipment experience and expertise backed by the most comprehensive Research & Development in the industry. That fierce pursuit of unfailing quality and safety assures that Akebono continues to be the innovating leader of braking technology.

Key Features:

  • Vehicle-Optimized Formulations - Akebono EURO Ultra-Premium brake pads are formulated and fit with a precision that is remarkably sensitive to every unique wheel architecture for superb function and rotor compatibility.
  • Luxuriously Clean - The EURO Ultra-Premium brake pads are meticulously constructed with the finest materials to virtually eliminate dusting because Akebono shares your passion for the design aesthetics that are unique to European makes.
  • Ultra-Quiet - You know you've arrived in style with the EURO Ultra-Premium brake pads' harmonically dampened design which maximizes control of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) to virtually eliminate squealing, groaning and shudders.
  • Flawless Engineering - European design requires vehicle-handling techniques that are unforgiving on brakes. The undisputed global expert in braking technology, Akebono created the EURO Ultra-Premium brake pads to provide the most consistent, smoothest stopping power over a wide range of driving conditions.
  • Braking Expertise You Can Trust - Akebono has more than 75 years of braking expertise, is the largest OEM friction pad supplier and is the originator of ceramic pad technology.
What's in the Box
1-Akebono EURO Ultra-Premium ceramic rear brake pad set for 2000-2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class.

About Akebono
Akebono was established in Japan in 1929, at a time when the Japanese automobile industry had only produced 400 vehicles. Since then, keeping pace with the onset of motorization, Akebono has entered the domestic and overseas markets as brake experts. Committed to precision, Akebono refuses to cut corners on safety and will only implement best practices in their operations. This time-tested approach has resulted in proven quality control techniques to guarantee minimal process variation in all phases of production. Embraced throughout the organization, this approach enables the company to consistently achieve nearly zero defects per million parts produced.

Product Description

Akebono's EURO Ultra-Premium brake pads deliver the benefits of Akebono's ceramic technology to European vehicle owners - restoring European OEM pedal feel while definitively controlling noise, vibration, harshness, dust and pedal pulsation.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Tim Hayward on October 19, 2013
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I changed the rear brakes first because the set of front pads was incomplete. After changing the rear the squeal was really bad and I figured it was the fronts. I change the fronts and now it is deafening. Maybe these are not meant for stock rotors. I had hoped it would go away after a 1000 miles, but it has only gotten worse. I probably wouldn't do these again.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Georj on April 11, 2011
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Amazon says the Akebono EUR779 is not the righ part for 1999 Mercedez C280. Their information is wrong. I ordered this part and installed it on my 1999 C280. It is a perfect fit and the right part for 1999 C280.
I ordered Akebono Euro Ceramic brake bads for both front and rear along with ATE PremiumOne slotted rotors. It is a great combination. The pedal seems little soft at first, but you get used to it after a while. The stopping power is good and after putting 800 miles on the set, my wheels are still very clean. I highly recommend these pads.

June 26, 2012: I would like to update my review. After few thousand miles, the brakes started to squeak. I took it back to my trusted mechanic, he cleaned and re-greased the back of the pads, they still squeak. I later learned that Akebono and ATE Premium Slotted Rotors are BAD combination. The stopping power is fine, except in real high speed emergency stop situations. I would still recommend the Akebono pads, for their almost no brake dust feature. But don't get any slotted or drilled rotors. Get regular rotors and I think you will be fine.
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By joe c. on June 25, 2014
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Pedal feel is gone and pedal travel is longer. No squeal though. I guess that's the price to pay for low dust.
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By 3rdGen on December 21, 2012
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I put these pads on the rear axle of my wife's Merc Benz SLK280. When I took the car for a test drive I was not too impressed. But now that the pads are broken-in, the car stops much quicker than before. Braking is quiet, smooth, quick and solid. Brake dust is not a problem at all. I feel better knowing that my wife's car has good brakes. I have Akebono pads on my Acura and they are great. To most people, Akebono may not be a household name. But you can be sure that their brake pads are some of the best you can buy.
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I ordered this ceramic brake pads for my SLK 230 2003 US model and I must admit that it's the best brake pads I had so far! These ceramic brake pads are way better than stock brake pads that I had. My stock brake pads produced so much brake dust that cleaning my wheels was enough just for maximum a week! The material is really good and it fits my SLK 230 perfectly! Brake pads are more quiet and after a month of everyday driving my wheels are still clean! I was really amazed! Also it they seem to be more responsive than my stock pads.
I replaced it myself. It's a 15 minute job for both rear wheels including removing the wheel and jacking up the car. Just take the pin out, take the old pads out, squeeze the piston gently and (slowly) back in place, then put new brake pads and secure it with the pin. Easy job!
My brake pads didn't have a sensor on the rear wheels, so these ones doesn't come with the sensor.
We'll see how long does these last. I replaced my stock ones after 38,000 miles. Compared to the price of the stock Mercedes brake pads these Akebono ones cost just a few dollars more, but the quality is way better as I said! I purchaed these brake pads along with (Akebono EUR710 EURO Ultra-Premium Ceramic Brake Pad Set). A good word of note here. Amazon says that Akebono EUR710 don't fit Mercedes SLK. That's false. I searched Google and on every website they're compatible with SLK 230. I decided to take a risk and ordered them from Amazon, since the shipping was free. They fit perfect! I also installed it myself. 30 minute job.
All in all Great quality and super fast shipping from the seller!
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