MOUNTAIN BIKE BRAKE BLEEDING - MADE EASY

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Shimano Bleed Kit & Mineral Oil

Rating: 4.9/5 4.9 / 5 Read Reviews (108)  |  Write a Review

Overview

  • 100% Complete kit - No need for the Shimano funnel.
  • 50ml Genuine Shimano Mineral Oil (SM-DB-OIL) included
  • Full, easy-to-follow bleed instructions.
  • Perfect for beginners or experienced brake bleeders.
  • Improved calliper syringe and tube holder now included!
  • FREE UK delivery on this item
Shimano Bleed Kit - 2012-on
£14.99
5+ In Stock
Shimano Bleed Kit - Pre-2012
£9.99
5+ In Stock

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DESCRIPTION

Bleed your Shimano brakes easily and quickly with our Shimano Bleed Kit. Complete with 50ml Genuine Shimano Mineral Oil, enough to bleed both brakes, you'll never have to worry about mixing the wrong oil or voiding your warranty.

Everything is here - no need for the Shimano funnel, our syringe takes its place. Our fully illustrated instruction sheet will guide you through the bleed process saving you time and money.

Say no to high labour costs and the two week wait at your Local Bike Shop, let us show you how the simple, DIY task of bleeding your Shimano brakes will have them feeling like new in no time flat!

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CONTENTS

2012-on

  • 1x 30ml Injection syringe & tubing
  • 1x 20ml Locking syringe with Epic master cylinder bleed adaptor
  • 1x Length of bleed nipple/vent tubing
  • 1x Plastic bag for waste brake fluid
  • 2x Cable ties
  • 1x Tube holder
  • 1x Pair of nitrile (latex free) gloves
  • 50ml Genuine Shimano Mineral Oil (SM-DB-OIL)
  • Full easy-to-follow instructions outlining the bleed process


Pre 2012

  • 1x 30ml Injection syringe & tubing
  • 1x Length of bleed nipple/vent tubing
  • 1x Plastic bag for waste brake fluid
  • 1x Tube holder
  • 1x Pair of nitrile (latex free) gloves
  • 50ml Genuine Shimano Mineral Oil (SM-DB-OIL)
  • 1x Plastic squeeze bottle
  • Full easy-to-follow instructions outlining the bleed process

HOW-TO

Not sure how to bleed your Shimano brakes? No problem. Follow the links below to find our full bleed guide.

REVIEWS (108)

YAIR Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 10th May 2015
The perfect kit

No need to add - PERFECT

Would you recommend this item? Yes
Mike Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 10th May 2015
Easy to use

Simple and easy to use, even for a tech novice like me. Everything you need comes in the kit.

Would you recommend this item? Yes
Timmy Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 10th May 2015
Great kit

Having purchased from you before I had no hesitation in buying again. Your bleed kits are spot on, delivery is fast and the price is good. Thank you

Would you recommend this item? Yes
Peelo24 Rating: 4/5 4 / 5 10th May 2015
Good kit, makes bleeding the brakes a straightforward one man job.

Been struggling to bleed the brakes effectively for a couple of years and almost impossible on your own.

With this kit and a litre bottle of shimano oil was able to fully replace the brake oil and with no air in the system.

The brakes are back to their best !

Would you recommend this item? Yes
PhilChamp Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 10th May 2015
Just what i need !

The kit include everything i need to do the job rapidly and perfectly.

Would you recommend this item? Yes
slowandsteady Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 10th May 2015
Great kit and improved with the hose holder thing

Was a great easy to use kit but now better with the bit of plastic which holds the hose onto the caliper!

Would you recommend this item? Yes

QUESTIONS (5)

I wondered if you're able to supply the 20ml threaded syringe for Shimano systems on its own?

Unfortunately at this time we do not sell this item separately. Sorry.

Is there enough brake fluid for both front and rear brakes? Also can I reuse this kit?

We supply 50ml of Shimano Mineral Oil with each Shimano Bleed Kit, this is enough to bleed both front and rear brakes once. If your brake fluid is old and discoloured we recommend flushing the brake lines through twice to replace all old fluid with new, in this case a second bottle of Shimano Mineral Oil will be necessary.

All of our bleed kits are totally reusable as long as they are cared for and properly cleaned after each use. However eventually you may need to replace the syringe/s with new. These are available in our Spares section

How easy is it to clean the kit after each use?

Very easy. When dealing with mineral oil we recommend flushing the kit with clean water and wiping with isopropyl alcohol wipes. Be sure the kit is thoroughly dry before your next bleed. Take a look at our Cleaning Guide for more info.

Does this come with the Yellow Bleed Block spacer? Or do I need to get one?

Unfortunately our bleed kits are not supplied with bleed blocks/piston spacers. If you remove the pads from the calliper during the bleed process (recommended) you will need an object to insert between the pistons to stop them from moving outwards when the brake lever is operated.

Take a look at our Bleed Block Kit or our online guide explaining how to make your own.

Is it possible to leave the wheel on whilst bleeding? With the rotor in place?

You can do it this way, it's certainly quicker and easier. However we recommend removing the pads from the calliper, resetting the pistons and using a bleed block instead to protect the pads from brake fluid spillages.

Also by not resetting the pistons you run the risk of over-filling the brake system with brake fluid if your pads are part worn. This will make changing your brake pads tricky in the future.