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 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (16)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (10)
  • Weak magnet (3)

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 (17)

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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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.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • 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

    • Was this a gift?:
    • 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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                (13 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                OK at this price

                By 

                from Bethlehem, PA

                About Me Mechanic

                Verified Buyer
                3 or more reviews submitted

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Flimsy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                  It's flimsy, but it actually works! Cannister is far too small at 3 ounces, so be careful not to overfill it. Still, at three ounces you probably need to refill the main reservoir anyway, which is most likely a safety measure to prevent air into the system. Do not pump the brake pedal more than 3-4 times. Have used pressurized systems before which don't require pedal interaction or monitoring, which are a little more expensive, but this still works with just a little more labor and only one man. It's a "guestimate" when you are done.

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                  • No

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                  (26 of 40 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Small product that solves big problems..

                  By 

                  from Miami, Florida.

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

                  Verified Buyer
                  3 or more reviews submitted

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Small Cars

                    Comments about AutoCraft 7 pc One-Man Brake Bleeder:

                    Small and cheap product that solves big problems, is not bad for the price and gets the job done.

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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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