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How do you replace a Moen single handle cartridge?

Asked by: Ishfaq Ladra

asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th January, 2020

How do you replace a Moen single handle cartridge?

To remove the cartridge from your faucet assembly, first use a hex wrench to loosen and remove the screw from underneath the handle. Then, pull the handle out away from the wall and unscrew the handle adapter and remove it. To get access to the cartridge, unscrew and remove the faucet escutcheon.

Furthermore, will Moen replace cartridge for free?

Limited Warranty – If this product fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship within one year of original purchase, Moen will replace it free of charge, postage-paid. Simply contact Moen at 1-800-BUY-MOEN for replacement information.

Secondly, why do faucet cartridges fail? Usually, cartridge faucet woes mean that the rubber O rings inside the faucet have worn out, or that passages within the cartridge have become clogged. To do this, find the two shutoff valves beneath the sink that control the plumbing leading to the faucet. Turn the valves clockwise to close them.

Regarding this, how do you remove a Moen 1224 cartridge?

To remove the cartridge from your faucet assembly, first use a flat-headed screwdriver to carefully pry the cover from the handles. Using a Philips screwdriver, unscrew the handle screws and pull the handles off from the faucet assembly. Then, loosen and remove the nut from the cartridge using pliers.

How do I identify my faucet cartridge?

For sink faucets, look at the front of the spout. The logo may also be on the base of the spout, where it meets the sink, either on the front or the back. For shower faucets, look on the round plate (escutcheon) behind the handle, on the handle itself, or perhaps on the actual valve behind the wall.

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