How do I replace the cartridge in my bathtub?

How do I replace the cartridge in my bathtub?

How to do it

  1. removing handle from faucet. Remove Handle.
  2. removing retaining clip. Remove Retaining Clip.
  3. remove cartridge with wrench. Remove Cartridge.
  4. replacing o-rings on cartridge. Replace O-Rings.
  5. installing new cartridge. Install New Cartridge.

How long should a Moen 1225 cartridge last?

The system has expensive cartridges, they cost about $30 (2014) to replace, but they last a long time — 20 to 30 years. It’s not a bad deal, and unlike modern ceramic faucets, Moen still makes the same part to put into valve bodies made 40 years ago!

Do Moen faucets have washers in them?

However, Moen faucets are designed with cartridges, and it is these you replace and not washers per se. Whichever Moen faucet model you have, you need only a few tools, a few minutes and a little patience to replace Moen faucet cartridges.

Can You lubricate a shower faucet Catridge?

When you lubricate Moen faucet cartridges, it takes care of squeaking. This procedure also works to fix a Moen shower faucet that is hard to turn. First, you need to loosen the screw holding on the handle. It is located at the back of the faucet. Then, take out the screws holding on the plate behind the faucet and remove it, too.

What is a bath faucet cartridge?

A shower faucet cartridge is a type of valve. It’s the part that a single handle faucet is moving inside the plumbing fixture to adjust the flow and temperature.

What is a shower cartridge?

A shower cartridge is a mechanical device that is housed within the body of a mixer shower. The job of the cartridge is to blend hot and cold water supplies to give an output flow at the desired temperature. In additional to blending cartridges, some showers have separate flow cartridges to turn vary…