How do I change the cartridge in my Moen shower faucet?

Once you have all the items you need, here is how to remove and replace a Moen shower/tub faucet cartridge:

  1. Turn off Water to the Shower.
  2. Remove the Faucet Handle.
  3. Remove the Escutcheon (Optional)
  4. Remove the Cartridge.
  5. Install the New Cartridge.
  6. Connect the Handle and Test the new Cartridge.

What’s the difference between a Moen 1225 and 1225b cartridge?

Q:What is the difference between 1225 B cartridge and 1225? A: According to Moen, they are the same cartridge. There used to be a difference in the packaging (bulk pack vs retail pack), but the packaging is even the same now.

How do you change a Moen shower cartridge 1225?

Use pliers on the white plastic tool and loosen the cartridge by twisting 1/4 turn each direction one at a time. After removing the white plastic tool, grasp the cartridge stem and pull it straight out of the valve (using pliers or an adjustable wrench). You can now install your new cartridge.

Can you use Moen 1225 instead of 1222?

Are The Moen 1222 & 1225 Cartridges Interchangeable? NO! 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.

How to replace Moen single handle shower valve?

Pull out to turn on.

  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.
  • Circular slot head at the 12 O’clock position
  • How to take apart a Moen shower valve?

    Turn off water

  • Drain 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 to replace Moen 1224 cartridge?

    Use the removal tool 14272 to unthread the cartridge nut (#3).

  • Using pliers,pull up on the stem extension (#2) which will also pull the cartridge out (#4).
  • To separate the stem extension (#2) from the cartridge (#4),use a Phillips screwdriver and unthread the Phillips screw (#1) from within the stem extension (#2).
  • How to replace a cartridge on a Moen faucet?

    MOEN Cartridge Replacement Help. For service and support call. 1-800-BUY-MOEN. 1-800-289-6636. NOTE: If your Moen faucet was manufactured after 2009 and you are looking at the 1225 cartridge, it is possible that you may actually have a 1255 cartridge because cartridge styles can vary by the date of manufacture.