How do I know what Delta shower I have?

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How do I know what Delta shower I have?

Most of the Delta faucets will have the name on the faucet usually on the escutcheon plate or drain cap.

What series is a Delta Monitor shower faucet?

Delta® pressure-balance valves use Monitor® Technology to protect you and your family from sudden temperature changes.

How long do Delta shower cartridges last?

Delta faucets last from a year to 30 or even 40 years. Each type and manufacturer has a tool to remove their cartridge. It’s the best bet to get it out without messing up the valve body.

What is the difference between the Delta 14 and 17 series?

What’s the difference between the 14 and 17 series? Answer: The 14 series has one handle that controls both volume and temperature. The 17 series has two handles that control temperature and volume separately.

What is the difference between Delta monitor 14 and 17 series?

How do I know what type of shower valve I have?

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 itself.

How do you remove a stuck Delta shower faucet cartridge?

If the cartridge is stuck, wiggle it up and down while pulling it out. For stubborn cartridges, reattach the handle and use it to pull the cartridge outward while moving the cartridge up and down. A flat-head screwdriver can also be used to pry the cartridge away from the cartridge housing.

Why do shower cartridges fail?

There are several reasons why the cartridge may have failed; the number one cause is an in-balance in water pressure between the mains cold pressure and the heated hot water(and this is very common). This constant in-balance between the two will cause damage to the cartridge which is housed within the valve.

What kind of cartridge does Delta 1500 faucet use?

PARTSMASTERPRO’s single-handle cartridge for Delta tub and shower faucets fits with 1500 and 1700 series faucets. It includes seats and springs, along with an adapter for use on 1500 series faucets. Repairing a leaky faucet by replacing the cartridge is an easy do it yourself project.

Can a Delta 1500 series be converted to a 17 series?

The 1500 series can only be converted if the screws on the original escutcheon plate are at the 1 and 7 o’clock position (not 5 and 7). Unfortunately the Delta Conversion Kit is not available in Stainless Steel, however, by ordering the RP32104 cartridge, you can then use any current Stainless Steel 17 series trim kit.

Is the Delta 1500 series stainless steel trim kit available?

Unfortunately the Delta Conversion Kit is not available in Stainless Steel, however, by ordering the RP32104 cartridge, you can then use any current Stainless Steel 17 series trim kit. Please feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions or need further assistance with this model.

Can a 1500 series Shower trim be converted to a 1700 series?

Thank you for your question, Michael Fl! The photos show the parts included with the RP29405 1500-1700 series conversion kit. If your shower trim looks similar to what’s show in the photos, you most likely have a 1700 series shower trim. However, this conversion kit is also compatible with older 1700 series valve trims.

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