In this video i show you how to repair a moen style single handle kitchen faucet by showing the tools to be used removing the outer parts replacing the faulty o rings and cartridge then. For example a single handle kitchen faucet could use a ball a disc or a cartridge faucet valve.
Moen kitchen faucet repair for.
Single handle moen kitchen faucet repair. We have moen 1225 faucet in kitchen after 8 years using we concluded that most of the broken parts are this adapter and the cartridge. You might be looking for a diagram because you wanna disassemble your moen single handle faucet. O ring spout repair kit for moen faucets.
For single handle kitchen and bathroom applications. Instead for this kitchen faucet repair cushion the jaws of pliers and grip the round edge below. That might sound drastic but it s actually pretty simple which is also is true by the way for a moen single handle bathroom faucet repair.
May 7 2020 february 25 2020 by darlene e. Or you might have already disassembled it and can t figure out to put it back. If you re involved with a moen kitchen faucet repair and the faucet has only one handle the job will entail taking the faucet apart.
With ball type or disc type faucets the sensation is of inner parts sliding or rotating. You can t grab the flattened edges with the handle in place. If the allen screw is stuck or if you strip it so it won t come out remove the cap with the handle still in place.
The reason is these parts are either plastic or rubber e g the cartridge s o ring gasket they can be aging quickly. Usually though a single handle cartridge faucet will give you the distinct sensation of the inner cartridge lifting upward when you turn the water on. This instructable hopes to share some of my experience with a leaky moen kitchen faucet.
A single handle ball type faucet. Easy to follow instructions are included spout repair kit for single handle moen. Moen single handle kitchen faucet repair diagram.
Whichever is the case you will have your solution here. To service these remove the handle and shimmy the spout up and off the top of the valve. Includes 1 1 5 16 id x 1 9 16 od x 1 8 wall o ring and 2 3 4 id x 15 16 od x 3 32 wall o rings.
For use in a variety of moen faucet spouts. My hope is that through my experience if you are ever faced with a similar situation you will have gained some insight and confidence in fixing this problem. If a moen single handle kitchen faucet is leaking from the handle or you see water dripping onto the sink deck the o rings around the base of the spout are worn.
Repair a single handle kitchen faucet with help from an experienced maintenance expert specializing in hvac plumbing and electrical in this free video clip. The other parts however mostly made of steel or copper can be very long lasting. Leaky moen kitchen faucet repair.