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 you change a Moen 1225 B Cartridge?
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.
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 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.
Is Moen 12801 the same as 1225?
Yes! They are the same cartridge. 12801 is the number on the cartridge, but 1225 is the number on the package.