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HOW TO PROPERLY "BED IN" A NEW SET OF BRAKE PADS

  1. Accelerate vehicle to 30 MPH.
  2. Apply brakes using "light" to "moderate" pedal effort to a "slow" stop.
  3. Repeat procedure 5 times allowing 30 second intervals for brake recovery between each procedure.

Under no circumstances should the vehicle be driven with brakes continually applied during the break-in procedure as this will cause:

  1. Excessive heat to be generated.
  2. Resins to be burnt.
  3. Loss of braking efficiency.

Be certain to avoid heavy braking or panic stops for the first 150 - 200 miles of driving, except of course in emergency situations. This prevents the creation of "glaze" before the pad have a chance to properly seat.