What brand of brake pads does GM use?
GM Genuine Parts OE Brake Pads are specifically designed to work with GM vehicle safety systems, such as electronic traction control and anti-lock brakes. If you are looking for a high-quality alternative to OE parts, ACDelco Gold (Professional) Brake Pads are also a great choice.
What type of brake pads are OEM?
— T.K., Crystal Lake, Ill. A: OEM stands for “original equipment manufacturer,” so OEM brake pads are the same as those that came with the vehicle. The friction material on the brake pads may be organic, semi-metallic or ceramic. Brand-name aftermarket pads are just as good — and sometimes better — than OEM.
Are OEM brakes best?
OEM brake pads are usually more expensive, exclusively sold by dealerships, but are outperformed by aftermarket brake pads, in every way. OEM brake pads are good for all round usage. Designed to be quiet, effective on the road, and long lasting, it works well off the showroom floor.
What does oe mean on brake pads?
Original Equipment Supplier
This is called an Original Equipment Supplier (OES) pad. Factory installed brake pads can be very expensive because the OE is willing to spend money to have quiet brakes because brake noise complaints costs a lot of money.
How long should OEM brake pads last?
Brake pads can last anywhere between 30,000 and 70,000 miles. The variance depends on your driving style and typical driving conditions. Using data provided by Federal Highway Administration statistics on how many miles people drive annually, typical brake pads will last between 3 and 7 years.
Are Carbon Metallic brake pads better than ceramic?
Carbon metallic has a lower heat range than ceramic and can tolerate less abuse, but substantially higher heat range and wear longetivity than organic friction material. But the harder the pad, the more wear inflicted on the rotor.