Centric Parts Delivers Ultimate Braking Performance with Next Generation PQ PRO Disc Brake Pads

November 20, 2017

Advanced engineering restores brake system performance and eliminates noise

Carson, CA – Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components, has just introduced the next generation of disc brake pads -PQ PRO by Posi Quiet ®


This innovative and advanced friction line has been developed with the professional technician in mind and addresses key service issues that plague many of today’s professional service technicians and their customers, such as brake fade, weak braking response, and excessive noise.  

In developing PQ PRO Disc Brake Pads, Centric Parts combined its legendary first-to-market brake friction development capabilities with cutting edge technology enhancements. PQ PRO is a brake pad line that offers confidence and piece of mind to the technician and delivers safety and comfort to the customer.

Restores original performance

PQ PRO features application-specific friction compounds engineered to match or exceed original performance specifications, to ensure reliable stopping power. The pads are enhanced with the addition of a Mu500 friction coating that provides an immediate increase in Mu (stopping power) right out of the box. Advanced multi-layer shims are employed to eliminate noise. Specifically designed hardware is included with each brake pad set to guarantee full restoration of brake system performance, extend service life, and eliminate noise caused by pad vibration. Additionally; Opti-Check Early Warning System provides visual indication of pad service life.

Roadside assistance

To increase technician and customer confidence, every set of PQ PRO brake pads is backed by a One-Year Centric Assured Roadside Assistance Guarantee, which provides the customer added peace of mind and a free ride back to the shop for any brake related issue.

The new PQ PRO by Posi Quiet brake pad line offers industry-leading application coverage for a wide range of passenger cars, light trucks, vans, and SUVs. The PQ PRO line features over 1,200 SKUs, covering 108 vehicle makes and 2,393 models from 1957-2019.

PQ PRO by Posi Quiet joins the extensive Centric Parts brake pad product lineup, which includes Posi Quiet ®, Centric Premium, Tactical Police, Fleet Performance, and C-TEK ®.

PQPRO Release

                Mu500 RED                        OptiCheckLogo Black Tag RED

Centric PQ PRO by Posi  Quiet features  advanced friction compounds and hardware specially engineered to restore brake system performance and eliminate noise

About Centric Parts
Centric ® Parts is a part of APC Automotive Technologies, a leading automotive aftermarket undercar parts platform. Centric Parts is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles, and racecars. Centric products are marketed under the Centric ®, C-TEK ®, Posi Quiet ®, Fleet Performance, StopTech ® and PQ PRO brands. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to OEM and private label customers.

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