Brake pads should always be fitted by a competent mechanic in accordance with the OME specifications. If in doubt, contact your local authorized dealer.
Once correctly fit your pads will need bedding in the process should be started with light use.(except in emergency conditions) until good contact between the pads and disc has been achieved.
This process usually takes no more than the first 100 miles.
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