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.
How do I find my Moen cartridge number?
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.
How do I know if my Moen cartridge is bad?
Symptoms of a bad Moen 1225 and 1222B Cartridge:
- Leaking from the handle, tub spout or shower head when off.
- Difficult to open or close shower valve.
- Difficult to turn shower handle.
- Inability to get very hot or very cold water.
How do you remove a Moen single handle kitchen faucet?
Some Moen faucets have handles that remove by loosening the screw in the back of the handle. To loosen this screw use a 3/32″ hex wrench. After the handle has been removed unscrew the spout collar nut by turning counterclockwise then lift and rotate the spout.
How do you remove a Moen faucet handle without screws?
If you can’t have it out with your plain hands, try using a pair of pliers or faucet handle puller. Pliers can scratch your faucet’s handle if applied directly. Wrap an old cloth or towel around the handle’s base then use the pliers. After removing the handle, you may find some mineral deposits.