Are all Moen cartridges the same?

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Are all Moen cartridges the same?

While the Moen 1200 and the Moen 1225 cartridges are interchangeable, the Moen 1222 Posi Temp cartridge is absolutely not interchangeable with the Moen 1225 or 1200. In fact, there isn’t any part that is interchangeable between the Moen 1222 vs 1225 replacement parts.

What are the different types of Moen shower cartridges?

Fortunately, Moen makes this process fairly simple because, over the last 40-years, they have only made four different types of cartridge valves. These are numbered 1200, 1222, 1225, and 1255.

What is the difference between Moen cartridge 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.

How do I know what shower cartridge I need?

Easiest of all is when it says the brand name right on the faucet face. But you should also look at the bottom of the faucet, on the handles or on the round plate behind the handles. If you find a brand name, go to the manufacturer’s website and call the contact number for assistance.

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 Find my Moen faucet model number?

Locate the Model Number. Some faucet manufacturers — Moen — for example, include the model number on the back of the spout, on its underside, on the escutcheon or on the back of the decorative ring found on the bottom of the spout. If you still have the installation guide that came with your faucet, check that for a model number.

How should I handle my new cartridge?

How to Handle Ink Cartridges: Keep the cartridge in its original packaging until you are ready to install it. Cartridges can be stored anywhere between 5 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, but try to avoid extreme temperatures! An open cartridge will eventually dry out if it is not used regularly. Most new cartridges are covered part way by a plastic clip.

How do you use a Moen cartridge puller?

The puller is designed to make use of the same threaded screw opening that the faucet handle was attached to. Continue to 5 of 5 below. Now that the Moen cartridge puller is attached, remove the cartridge. Hold onto the handle and twist the puller back and forth, clockwise and counterclockwise, as it’s being pulled.

How do you remove a Moen kitchen faucet?

For removing the moen kitchen faucet you should have the screwdriver. With the screwdriver remove the upper assemble part of the faucet then pull the handle off.[1] Then you can easily remove the handle from the hand.

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