7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder
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AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder

Part No. AC558 Warranty Details  
Designed for bleeding hydraulic systems, including wheels and cylinders

Product Features:
  • Equipped with a strong magnet to hold collection bottle firmly in place
  • Eliminates brake fluid spills
  • Master cylinder
    3 Brake bleeder fitting adapters
    3 Hoses
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Diameter:36.5 mm
Hex Size(s):22.5 mm
Length:485 mm
Quantity Per Package:1
Seat Type:Universal
Thread Size:6 mm

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AutoCraft7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder
 
3.2

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (10)
  • Weak magnet (4)

Best Uses

  • Small cars (7)
  • Large cars (5)
  • Trucks (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (9), Mechanic (6), Casual driver (4), Truck enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Inexpensive and Useful

Great little tool. All I had to do was crack the valve and it practically bled itself. Only problem was the hose was a little small and was difficult to fit onto bleeder...Read complete review

Great little tool. All I had to do was crack the valve and it practically bled itself. Only problem was the hose was a little small and was difficult to fit onto bleeder valve. I would recommend getting larger tubing and an adapter.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't waste your money

First, the plastic bottle is tiny and not very useful. Worthless if you want to flush the brake lines. Second, the magnet is almost too weak to hold the empty bottle. What...Read complete review

First, the plastic bottle is tiny and not very useful. Worthless if you want to flush the brake lines. Second, the magnet is almost too weak to hold the empty bottle. What happens when the bottle fills with fluid and the weight of the bottle increases four times? The hose included with the bottle will not fit a bleeder valve. The adaptors they include will also not positively attach to the bleeder valve. They call this a "One Man Bleeder" because you'll need one man to hold this collection bottle onto the bleeder valve (and another man or two to perform the bleed). Unfortunately, I opened the package to check it out so I can't return it. Ended up making my own collection bottle from a two foot piece of clear fuel line and an empty Ragu spaghetti sauce bottle found in my trash can.

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1.0

Last resort option

By 

from Greater DC

Pros

    Cons

    • Small Dia hose
    • weak magnet

    Best Uses

      Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

      The magnet is weak. Can't even hold its own weight without any fluid in it. I had to heat the hose and stretch it to fit over my bleeders. Finally it's small so you can only pump 3 to 5 times and it's full. That being said, it takes a while to use this to change out all you cars fluid. I modified me to make it work but it would have been easier to get another one.
      But it was my last resort.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Worked perfectly for my motorcycle

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      By 

      from Frederick, MD

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

          I bought this kit to do a complete fluid replacement on the front and rear brakes of my Harley-Davidson. It worked like it was made for my bike.
          The magnet stuck like glue to my brake rotors which is where I positioned the bottle. VERY convenient! I had no problem with the tapered nozzle fitting into the bleeder valve hole as I see others did in previous reviews. There is no need to force it. It's a snug fit with gentle pressure and there's no leakage.
          The bottle is small but, I found that to be a plus because it didn't get in the way and it only takes a couple of seconds to remove the bottle, drain it and screw back on. I drained the bottle four times for each brake line (front and rear).
          This was the easiest, fastest brake bleeding I've ever performed and no mess.

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          • No

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          5.0

          what a handy tool

          By 

          from Greencastle, PA

          About Me Diy Disc Brake Job

          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Handy
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jeep Wrangler Yj

            Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

            For such a bargain price, this little tool saves time and trouble when bleeding brakes. I had not done a brake job in more than 35 years but this device made bleeding the disc brakes on our YJ Jeep easy and simple.

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            • No

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            4.0

            I would buy this product again and again

            By 

            from Michigan

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

            Very easy to use

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            • No

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Don't waste your money

            By 

            from Youngstown, OH

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

            Pros

            • None

            Cons

            • Poor Design
            • Too small

            Best Uses

              Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

              First, the plastic bottle is tiny and not very useful. Worthless if you want to flush the brake lines. Second, the magnet is almost too weak to hold the empty bottle. What happens when the bottle fills with fluid and the weight of the bottle increases four times? The hose included with the bottle will not fit a bleeder valve. The adaptors they include will also not positively attach to the bleeder valve. They call this a "One Man Bleeder" because you'll need one man to hold this collection bottle onto the bleeder valve (and another man or two to perform the bleed). Unfortunately, I opened the package to check it out so I can't return it. Ended up making my own collection bottle from a two foot piece of clear fuel line and an empty Ragu spaghetti sauce bottle found in my trash can.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              3.0

              Not bad for the cost

              By 

              from Moore, OK

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Flimsy

              Best Uses

                Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                Worked just fine. Luckily it came with two brake bleeder tips because one of them broke off in the bleeder screw, but was able to pull it out.

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                • No

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                (7 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Sucks!

                By 

                from Space Coast, Fl

                About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Flimsy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                  The magnet is very week. The plastic adaptations broke off in the bleeder valve. Only plus was it did keep air out of breaks.

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                  • No

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                  (16 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Inexpensive and Useful

                  By 

                  from Marysville, OH

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                      Great little tool. All I had to do was crack the valve and it practically bled itself. Only problem was the hose was a little small and was difficult to fit onto bleeder valve. I would recommend getting larger tubing and an adapter.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (9 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Decent

                      By 

                      from VA

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                      Level 2

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Weak Magnet

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                        Small hose and bottle, but got the job done at a low price. No huge complaints

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                        • No

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                        (12 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Did the job

                        By 

                        from Elgin IL

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer
                        3 or more reviews submitted

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                        • Flimsy

                        Best Uses

                        • All types of vehicles

                        Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                        Helps make the job easier.

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                        • No

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                        • Q:

                          can you bleed a clutch master cylinder with this bleeder on a 99 ranger?
                          Asked on 7/21/2016 by joe from United States

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            I'm glad to assist, Joe! This 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder - Part No. AC558 is universal. It contains a fluid collection bottle, a set of hoses and special tapered fittings. It is for use on calipers, wheel cylinders and master cylinders of all hydraulic systems. A strong magnet will firmly hold the bleeder bottle to the body of the vehicle or to any ferrous metal surface.

                            Answered on 7/21/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                        • Q:

                          How much is this 7 piece one man brake bleeder by Autocraft?
                          Asked on 4/3/2013 by Inspector gadget from berwyn, il. 60402

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Please note that price of the items can vary from zone to zone as our prices are zonal based. Once you enter your Zip Code into the Advance Auto Part’s website you will see the accurate price for Autocraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder, Part No. AC558/W80625. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 4/4/2013 by Aaron from AAP
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