Factory Brake Pads vs. Aftermarket Brake Pads

Genuine Mercedes-Benz brake pads are made specifically for your Mercedes-Benz model and specifications. They have been tested by the manufacturer to perform best for the safety of your Mercedes-Benz. Aftermarket brake pads may be made of a harder, low-quality material, which will result in premature wear to the rotors, produce squeaks and squeals, and may not live up to the standards of stopping distance and safety that genuine factory parts provide. This could mean the difference between a close call and serious accident should they need to be put to the test.

Common Warning Signs of Brake Trouble

  • Squealing or grinding noises during braking
  • Poor braking problem (hard to stop the car)
  • Pulling to one side, or "grabbing"
  • Loss of brake pedal
  • Pulsation of the brake pedal during braking
  • Clicking noises during braking
  • Excessive drag during acceleration ("Anchor Away" Syndrome)
  • Lit ABS light for the antilock brakes

What is Done During a Brake Pad Replacement

  • Brake Component Check
  • Install New Genuine Mercedes-Benz Brake Pads
  • Resurface Rotors
  • Lube Caliper Slides
  • Brake Fluid Exchange

At I.G. Burton, our Certified Mercedes-Benz Technicians are trained to identify and resolve any brake component concerns to the manufacturer specifications of your model. If you are experiencing any of the common warning signs of brake trouble, contact our Service Department at 888-400-6358 or schedule a service appointment online today. Our department hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Service is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. 


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  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Sunday Closed

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  • Saturday Closed
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Service Dept. Hours

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed