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Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit

Use this kit to bleed Avid brand hydraulic disc brakes.

  • Includes 2 bleed syringes, 2 clamp tubes, 2 compression ferrules, 2 barbed tubing inserts, Torx T25 wrench, 3/8" drive 8mm crows-foot, and 1 2oz bottle of DOT 5.1 brake fluid, bleed blocks and instructions.
  • Works for Juicy, Code, and Elixir disc brakes
  • Manufacture Part Number: 00.5315.017.000
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Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit
 
3.8

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain biking (11)
    • Road biking (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cyclist (14)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (17)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    avid bleed

    This is a great kit from avid. You can bleed all your avid brakes and even formula brakes.. not sure about others. Instructions inside are easy to follow. A helper makes it...Read complete review

    This is a great kit from avid. You can bleed all your avid brakes and even formula brakes.. not sure about others. Instructions inside are easy to follow. A helper makes it easy to bleed your brakes.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Better quality needed for easier bleeds

    This kit comes complete with everything you need. The directions are clear (watch the videos also). The biggest problem with this setup is the tubing that leaks air past the barbed connectors....Read complete review

    This kit comes complete with everything you need. The directions are clear (watch the videos also). The biggest problem with this setup is the tubing that leaks air past the barbed connectors. They need to fit tighter. The syringes are a little awkward to use also. Avid could step up the quality by using an automotive style bleeder that won't leak air (ie: "Mityvac" style pump). Degassing and subsequent bleed would be more consistent, reliable, and faster. If you have patience, this kit will be adequate.

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    3.0

    Needs improvement

    By Crash

    from Boulder, CO

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Lets Air In

      Best Uses

        Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

        The Avid bleed process requires pulling the syringe to create suction on the hydraulic system to pull air bubble out, when doing this, air would enter the syringe around the flexible tubing. I worked around the problem by putting zip ties around the tubing, but they could really use tighter fittings or small hose clamps.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Works great

        By Trevor

        from Manitoba, Canada

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy Setup

        Cons

        • Leaks A Little

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking

        Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

        Worked well, didn't come with any Instructions, but avid has a tutorial up on YouTube that explains everything well. Only downside is it tends to leak at bit at the hose connections,

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        It works with practice

        By Sandman

        from Dover, PA

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gets The Job Done

        Cons

        • Hose Fit Could Be Tighter

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

        follow the directions and you will get results, just don't apply to much pressure to the syringe, air will get past the seals and you'll have to start over. used this on my avid hyd. brakes. second time got the results expected.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        ...takes time and pstience

        By Carlos

        from Charleston, SC

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

            Easy to do, takes time and patience. Can be messy, have ample clean rags handy. The plastic lines between the syringes and the insert need to be a bit longer in order to clamp while holding syringes uprights, tend to crimp. Could also need just a bit more fluid for the job since there will be leaks and waste.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            The kit worked Great

            By Jimbo

            from Cupertino, CA

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Instructions
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Hard Not To Spill Fluid

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Biking
            • Road Biking

            Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

            The kit worked a spec'ed. I'd never actually bled brakes before, but after watching the Avid Video online and reading the instructions it was pretty straight forward. Just be careful not to squirt the fluid out of the syringe. The Dot fluid is corrosive.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Has everything you need to bleed

            By Vesco

            from Phoenix, AZ

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

                  This kit has everything you need to bleed your brakes. I prefer Shimano over Avid brakes, but that's beside the point. Only negative is the price - quite a bit of cash for several pieces of plastic and a few oz of "special" fluid.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Everything I needed to bleed brakes

                  By Brianrf

                  from dallas, tx

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Mountain Biking

                      Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

                      The kit has everything I was looking for to bleed my Avid Elixir brakes.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      3.0

                      Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit

                      By Jetcore

                      from Tustin CA

                      About Me Avid Cyclist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Mountain Biking

                          Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

                          Though the product did what is was designed to do, Bleeding Avid Brakes the design of the syringes tubing between the syringe and the fill nozzle was substandard and short. I am going to have to find replacement tubing that is better quality and longer.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          4.0

                          All you need - almost

                          By That guy

                          from Calgary, AB

                          About Me Competitive Cyclist

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Mountain Biking

                              Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

                              Seems to have the components for all avid brakes, but I have only used it on Elixer. I had trouble with the plastic tubing leaking air into the fluid when under vacuum which kind of defeats the purpose. I had to use small zip ties on the tubing over the brass fittings to get a better seal. Then it worked fine.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              Not a long term investment

                              By Carlos Danger

                              from Durango, CO

                              About Me Competitive Cyclist

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Flimsy Design

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Avid Disc Brake Bleed Kit:

                                  The hoses started leaking under pressure and vacuum the second time I went to use these. They should really use more durable parts that aren't going to deteriorate so quickly.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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