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What is the difference between Moen cartridge 1200 and 1225?

Asked by: Lahouari Larrazabal

asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th January, 2020

What is the difference between Moen cartridge 1200 and 1225?

The biggest difference that you’ll find with Moen shower valves is the Moen 1222 vs 1225 replacement cartridges. The 1225 is the updated version of the original 1200 single handle cartridge with a brass shell and brass piston. The Moen 1225 has a clear plastic shell with a brass piston inside of it.

Furthermore, how do you change a Moen 1225 shower cartridge?

Disassembly. 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.

Also Know, how many different Moen shower cartridges are there? Most Moen cartridge part numbers, also referred to as Model numbers, are within the 1200 series. However, there are exceptions. ONE HANDLE FAUCET CARTRIDGES: Cartridge 1255 – Single Duralast® cartridge.

Additionally, how do I know what shower cartridge I need?

Look at the center of the trim plate behind the shower handle to find a brand name or manufacturer symbol. If you see a “K,” the faucet is a Kohler unit; an “M” signifies Moen. American Standard, Delta and Price Pfister typically print their entire name on the faucet.

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.

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