How do I stop my Moen kitchen faucet from dripping?
How to Fix a Moen Kitchen Faucet That Drips
- Prepare Your Tools.
- Turn Off Water Source.
- Open Up the Faucet.
- Reveal the O-Ring and Cartridge Tube.
- Determine Location of the O-Rings.
- Remove the Escutcheon or Crown.
- Pull Out the Water Spout.
- Take the O-Rings and Bearings Off.
How do you remove the cartridge from a Moen faucet?
To remove the cartridge from your faucet assembly, first hold the handles steady and unscrew the handle hub counterclockwise. Once the handle hub is loosened completely, pull the handle off the valve assembly. Then, loosen and remove the nut from the cartridge using pliers.
Why does my Moen kitchen faucet drip?
There are generally two causes of water leaking from your Moen faucet. Because pull-out spray faucets have a single handle, the most common cause of the water leaking is the O-ring. Remove the handle by pulling straight up and exposing the cartridge body and O-ring. Remove the O-ring and replace it with a new one.
How do I identify my Moen kitchen faucet cartridge?
The model/series number is usually a four or five digit number beginning with “7” or “8” and may be followed by letters. The series number may sometimes be found on the underside of the spout. The series number is often found on the back of the decorative ring located at the bottom of the spout.
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.