If it gets stuck, wrap it with a rag, give it some light needles with a hammer and try again. Spray a few drops of oil or penetrating lubricant into the space between the handle and the valve stem. Wait a few minutes, then squeeze the lever and try to pull it out. Put a piece of wood on the faucet.
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Some Moen taps have handles that can be removed by loosening the screw on the back of the handle. Use a 3/32 Allen wrench to loosen this screw. After removing the handle, loosen the spout nut by turning it counterclockwise, lift the spout and turn it.
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While the Moen 1200 and Moen 1225 cartridges are interchangeable, the Moen 1222 Posi Temp cartridge is absolutely not interchangeable with the Moen 1225 or 1200. This is why it is so important that you decide which Moen shower faucet you have before using it. 'Buy spare parts.
Loose grip: The shower handle can slowly loosen over time, creating additional friction which can then wear down the rod to the point where the handle grips the cartridge rod. When you feel the shower handle loosen, remove the screw cover and tighten the handle screw.
Use an Allen key or small screwdriver to remove the screw, then carefully use your hand or pliers to remove the faucet handle. The general trick is to remove the screwless faucet handle and find a good spot to start disassembling the faucet handle so you can get to where you need to be.
Remove the water by closing the water in the valves. To do this, you need to find a screw, which is usually hidden under a decorative cover. Carefully remove the cover with a metal nail or flat blade screwdriver. Loosen the screw and lift the handle.
To remove the cartridge from the faucet, first use a flat-blade screwdriver to carefully remove the lid from the handles. Loosen the handle screws with a Phillips screwdriver and remove the handles from the faucet. Then unscrew the nut and remove it from the cassette with pliers.
If your sink faucet is leaking or the handles stop turning properly, it could be due to buildup and hard water in the faucet. When you’re done, turn the taps back to the off position.
- Turn off the tap water under the sink.
- Examine the faucet lever where the o-ring is located.
- Use the appropriate Allen wrench to remove the hex head screw that holds the faucet handle in place.
- Remove the old O-ring from the valve body and discard it.