How do I know which Moen faucet cartridge I need?

How do I know which Moen faucet cartridge I need?

If not the series number can be usually be found on the underside of the faucet or on the decorative escutcheon ring that goes around it. The second way to identify your Moen valve cartridge is to remove the old one. You will do this by first shutting off the hot and cold water feed to your shower.

What is the difference between Moen 1225 and 1225B cartridge?

The difference between the 1225 and the 1225B is with the packaging. The cartridges are exactly the same, the package in which the part is displayed is different.

Is Moen 1200 the same as 1225?

The 1225 is a beautiful Moen replacement cartridge from single handle bathroom faucets. It is an upgraded version of Moen 1200 that comes with an added twisting cap to help in loosening the installed cartridge for efficient operation.

What is the difference between Moen 1200 and 1225?

Moen 1200 has an all-round brass design which ensures longevity in the long run. But in terms of performance, Moen 1225 can offer you better performance with its 1GPM water discharge rate. While Moen 1200 does not support Posi-Temp shower valves, Moen 1225 is compatible with almost any faucet.

Where is Moen model number located?

Exact model numbers can be found on your box or on your instruction sheet. If unavailable, you may find the general family series number on the back of the spout (non pullout).

How do I know if my Moen cartridge is bad?

Symptoms of a bad Moen 1225 and 1222B Cartridge:

  1. Leaking from the handle, tub spout or shower head when off.
  2. Difficult to open or close shower valve.
  3. Difficult to turn shower handle.
  4. Inability to get very hot or very cold water.

How do you take apart a Moen kitchen faucet?

Look at the lower-front of the faucet to find the screw that holds the handle to the faucet. Turn the screw counterclockwise until the handle comes off, using an Allen wrench or screwdriver.

How to remove Moen kitchen faucet?

Turn off water. Locate the water supply under the sink and turn it off.

  • Drain the pipes. Open the Moen faucet to drain out any water that may still be inside the pipes.
  • Remove the handle.
  • Remove the dome and plastic sleeve.
  • Removing the handle mechanism.
  • Remove the ring and washer.
  • Remove the spout.
  • Pull out the cartridge.
  • How do I remove a Moen single handle kitchen faucet?

    To remove a Moen kitchen faucet, detach the index plate on the handle of the faucet and remove the screw that is exposed to take out the handle. Next, take out the bonnet nut that holds the faucet in its position and finally remove the faucet by pulling it out. To remove the Moen kitchen faucet, first pry off the index plate located on the faucet’s handle using a screwdriver with a flat head.