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Guidelines for fitting and maintenance

How to avoid brake stiction: Brembo advices

It is possible to avoid brake stiction by following some simple steps.

Minimum brake rotor thickness

It is important to know the wear limit of your brake rotor to avoid any damage and breakages, but how do you measure this value?

Brake caliper maintenance: why is it so important?

Noisy brakes aren’t always due to faulty brake pads and rotors. It is often enough to perform the appropriate brake caliper maintenance to remedy the issue: let’s find out how.

Tightening torques

The correct operation of the braking system directly depends on the correct tightening torque of the wheels.

Directional Brake Pads

Brembo directional brake pads were created to enhance the comfort of the braking system, so fitting them on the wrong side could reduce system performance.

Brembo B-QUIET lubricant: how to apply it?

It is important to read the instructions for use before applying Brembo B-QUIET brake lubricant. Incorrect product use may compromise the correct operation of the other braking system components.

Directional brake discs

Brembo Xtra rotors are not directional. The hole pattern does not have a mandatory direction of rotation as it is designed to work correctly and deliver precisely the same performance and comfort irrespective of the side of the vehicle the rotor is mounted on.

Brake disc balancing

If you see a notch about 2 mm deep on the Brembo rotor you bought, there's nothing to worry about as this is not a defect.

Assembly instructions

Among all the components of the brake system, the brake rotor and pad are the most subject to wear. Therefore, they need regular checks to ensure the optimal conditions of use. 

Assembly diagrams

Download the assembly sheets for the product that you want and access all of the instructions to properly assemble and disassemble it.

Indications and bedding in

The pads and brake rotors removed are an important source of information: it is always important to closely inspect the condition of the braking surfaces, the colour and the aspect in order to identify faults with operation of one or several components (calipers, pads, bearings).