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Bleed Kit for Shimano Brakes

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  • 100% Complete kit - No need for the Shimano funnel
  • 50ml Genuine Mineral Oil (SM-DB-OIL) included
  • Compatible with all Shimano brakes, including road discs
  • Full, easy-to-follow bleed instructions
  • Perfect for beginners or experienced brake bleeders
  • Improved calliper syringe and tube holder now included!
  • UK Delivery ONLY £1.99. FREE on orders over £20
Bleed Kit (For all Shimano brakes)
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Bleed your Shimano brakes easily and quickly with our Shimano Bleed Kit. Complete with 50ml Genuine 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!

We're not the only ones who think you'll love our Bleed Kit for Shimano Brakes. Join over 50,000 riders who've bled their brakes with us! Buy your Shimano Bleed Kit from Epic Bleed Solutions - No.1 for mountain bike brake bleeding.


  • 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 Mineral Oil (SM-DB-OIL)
  • Full easy-to-follow instructions outlining the bleed process


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


shimano bleed kit Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 4th July 2017
shimano bleed kit

all there and easy to use with clear instructions

Would you recommend this item? Yes
welshsponger Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 4th July 2017
Does what it says on the tin

Can't fault it, good quality syringes. Perfect bleed first time every time. Definitely recommend and would buy again.

Would you recommend this item? Yes
MrMike Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 3rd July 2017
Shimano bleed kit - idiot proof

I have a comparable mechanical ability to a pigeon. I successfully managed to bleed my brakes and the next ride I was able to stop before I hit the trees. Good stuff!

Would you recommend this item? Yes
M4tt_3 Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 2nd July 2017
Why buy anything else?

This was my second bleed kit from and it was just as great as the first. So simple to use with excellent instructions anyone should be able to follow ease. It's beyond me why anyone would use anything else.

Would you recommend this item? Yes
Bert Rating: 4/5 4 / 5 1st July 2017
Shimano SLX brake bleeding

Far and away the easiest system for bleeding hydraulic bike brakes. I've used two sets now, one for Shimano and another for Hayes. I'm only giving four stars as I find the instructions overly complicated - I just attach both syringes open the bleed nipple and blow lots of clean fluid through from bottom to top taking the air and dirt with it. The instructions seem to achieve the same thing in over ten steps!

Would you recommend this item? Yes
Hambone Rating: 5/5 5 / 5 1st July 2017
Great product that did the job

A bit nervous messing with brake bleeds but the product was well packaged with good clear instructions and worked well. Great price and delivery! Will buy again soon.

Would you recommend this item? Yes


Do you supply the 20ml threaded master cylinder syringe separately?

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.