Is it possible to upgrade my M-Core 2 Series shower system to a 3 Series?
The M-Core shower systems offers a 2 Series cycling valve and a 3 Series upgrade that includes volume control. The information below provides basic details.
|1. Would I have to change out my valve body (rough-in)?||No, it is not necessary to open the wall or change the valve body.|
|2. What changes it from a 2 Series to a 3 Series?||The valve body in the wall will stay the same. The decorative trim kit includes a water flow cartridge that replaces the one in your current valve system. This will upgrade the functionality to a 3 Series.|
|3. Would I have to change out my handle?||Yes, the 2 Series and 3 Series offers different functionalities therefore the handle is replaced.|
|4. Would I have to change out my flow cartridge?||Yes, the 2 Series and 3 Series offer different flow functions.|
|5. What do I need to purchase to change from a 2 Series to a 3 Series?||As we mentioned in question 1, the valve body will be re-used. You would need to purchase a new 3 Series trim kit. A 3 Series trim kit includes the decorative handle, escutcheon and 3 function flow cartridge part number 1213.|
|6. What is the difference between a 2 Series and a 3 Series?||See Article What is the Difference Between an M-Core Valve 2 and 3 Series|
|7. Are the M-Core shower systems Vertical Spa compatible?||For more information on Vertical Spa designs, see Moen's Shower Planning Guide.|
For additional information on M-Core products, visit Single Handle Shower: M-Core at Solutions.moen.com.