How to Replace Front Brake Pads Rotors 13-14 Subaru XV Crosstrek

How to Replace Front Brake Pads Rotors 13-14 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Buy Now!
New Brake Kit from

1A Auto shows you how to repair, install, fix, change or replace your own worn, squeaky, fading old brakes. This video is applicable to the 2013, 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek.

🔧 List of tools used:
• Flat Blade Screwdriver
• 14mm Wrench
• 17mm Wrench
• 14mm Socket
• 17mm Socket
• 19mm Socket
• Adjustable Wrench
• 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
• Ratchet
• Socket Extensions
• Torque Wrench
• Anti-Seize Grease
• Brake Parts Cleaner
• Bungee Cord
• Cloth Rags
• Rust Penetrant
• Floor Jack
• Jack Stands
• Large C-Clamp
• Rubber Mallet
• Wire Brush

For More Info visit us at

While 1A Auto strives to make the information provided in this video as accurate as possible, it makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or applicability of the content. No information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. All do-it-yourself projects entail some risk. It is the sole responsibility of the viewer to assume this risk. 1A Auto is not responsible or liable for any loss damage (including, but not limited to, actual, consequential, or punitive), liability, claim, or any other injury or cause related to or resulting from any information posted in this video.



1A Auto: Repair Tips & Secrets Only Mechanics Know says:

Watch the Video
Buy The Part at 1A Auto
Do it Yourself
Save Money

M Villa says:

Are the front pads the same as the back? as in the replacement process


Very helpful. Thanks!

Hal Sachs says:

Thanks for the video, it was very helpful One note to improve the video. The bolt used to push the rotor off is actually 8Mx1.25 not 8Mx1.0 thread pitch

Daryl Miller says:

How freely should the front wheels turn after installing new pads?

Sofian 1399 says:

my brake have a squeking after i change the new rotor and brake pad at the right side.any solution?

SeriesOfTunnels says:

Great video!!

Josh Bradway says:

I used this extensively today. Thank you very much for the help!!!

Cassie Staszuk says:

Will this work for the '15 Subaru crosstrek HYBRID?

C F says:

On a ‘16 Crosstrek you need 8mm X 1.25 pitch bolts for pushing the rotors off the hubs.

Ross Kline says:

Very helpful. Thanks!

Olivier Lepage says:

On my brake pads There is a some kind of spring on one Side. And its was broken what would that Do ?? Sorry i'm not english

eugene gutierrez says:

Does those drilled rotor disc helps a lot for stopping power or it just helps for dissipating the heat? Just curious.

Anthony Lobato says:

why wouldn't you use new brake hardware, i.e. the stainless brake pad fitting kit?

Comments are disabled for this post.