From the manufacturer
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I switch out a Phenolic Piston Caliper for a Steel Piston Caliper or vice versa?
- No. The O.E. manufacturer specified steel or phenolic pistons based on the intended use of the vehicle; the installer should follow these recommendations.
Quality and Reliability
Piston and high grade seal are utilized for the ultimate performance under extreme conditions
Expertly remanufactured to rigorous quality and performance standards, all CARDONE brake calipers are equipped with premium components to ensure exceptional longevity and reliability.
- Steel pistons are less likely to crack or deform under extreme pressure.
- Deliver consistent, braking performance.
- Rubber seals are replaced with new high temperature EPDM rubber for extended life and optimum performance.
|CARDONE Ultra Remanufactured Calipers||CARDONE Remanufactured Color-Coated Calipers||CARDONE Remanufactured Heavy-Duty Calipers (only replaces O.E HD)||CARDONE Remanufactured Calipers|
|Offered w/Phenolic Piston||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Offered w/ Steel Piston||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|New EPDM seals||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|New stainless steel hardware and mounting pins||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Available in proprietary silver weather-proof coating||✓||-||-||-|
|Available in protective weather-proof color coating||-||✓||-||-|
|Treated w/ proprietary rust inhibitor||-||-||✓||✓|
|HD piston and high-grade seal||-||-||✓||-|
We Build It Better
With over 45 years experience in remanufacturing, we see where and why original units fail. Our engineers use this valuable information to design solutions to prevent the same failures from occurring in CARDONE products.
At CARDONE we put our products through a wide range of real-world driving conditions - ensuring the safety and effectiveness of all our products.
We Are a Family
CARDONE has been a family business since our inception in 1970, and the spirit of 'family' influences everything we do.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.