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featuring akebono

Akebono provides the world’s automotive industry with advanced braking and noise, vibration, and harshness solutions.

Why Akebono?

The company’s commitment to innovation, process improvement, quality control and customer service has positioned it as a key resource for leading OEMs, Tier 1 brake suppliers, and the automotive aftermarket.

Akebono manufactures a wide range of brake friction materials and foundation brake assemblies, including disc brake calipers and drum brakes, employing the Akebono Production System (APS). This business approach features proven quality control techniques to guarantee minimal process variation in all phases of production. Embraced throughout the organization, APS enables the company to consistently achieve nearly zero defects per million parts produced.

Akebono brake pads provide the ideal vehicle control and response performance intended by the manufacturers of European makes and is a great upgrade from OE Semi-Metallic & Low-Metallic Brake Pads.

If you like to drive, but don’t like dirty wheels, Akebono is for you.

With one click get everything you need to complete your next brake job with the high-quality items your car deserves. All our items, including brake pads, are covered by our Lifetime Replacement Guarantee so when you're done send it back for a free replacement kit.

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Brake Kits 

With one click get everything you need to complete your next brake job with the high-quality items your car deserves.

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Brake Pads 

Akebono brake pads provide the ideal vehicle control and response performance intended by the manufacturers of European makes

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FCP Euro purchase perks

Lifetime Replacement Guarantee

Every auto part you buy from FCP Euro is guaranteed for life, for as long as you own the vehicle. Our Lifetime Replacement Guarantee covers everything we sell, including wear-and-tear items like brake pads, gaskets, brake rotors, filters, and wiper blades!

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Hassle-Free Returns

We will accept the return of new, unused auto parts in their original packaging inside a suitable shipping box. We will only provide a refund up to 180 days after purchase. After 180 days only customer credit can be issued.

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Free Shipping Over $49

All orders of $49 or more qualify for free economy shipping within the contiguous U.S. Additionally, orders less than $49 qualify for a low shipping rate of only $7.99.

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Perfect for my W211 E55 and eliminates brake dust.

- David, Customer

This strut assembly performs exactly the same as the ones Volvo offer, great quality for the price, excellent ride and handling.

- Alejandro, Volvo Certified Technician