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Cartridge Replacement: 1248 Handle Mechanism: White Adapter With Chrome Nut

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This article is based on a white adapter with a chrome hex nut. If you are unsure the above image is your version, see  Roman Tub Deck Mount: Lever or Roman Tub Deck Mount: Knob for details. .

There are multiple cartridges used on Roman Tub faucets. Confirming which one you are working with will require removing the handle and identifying your handle mechanism. If these requirements have not yet been confirmed, see Roman Tub Deck Mount: Lever or Roman Tub Deck Mount: Knob for details at


  • The water supply shut off valves must be turned off- see article How to Turn Off the Water Supply to the Faucet.
  • Recommended Tools: Needle-Nose Pliers and/or Removal Tool 14272
  • The following instructions assume the handle and associated handle pieces have been removed. For additional details, visit Roman Tub Deck Mount: Lever or Roman Tub Deck Mount: Knob and select the type you are repairing. The faucet guide will contain specific information on handle assemblies associated with that style of product. 


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For disassembly, follow the number of the parts in order starting with the chrome cartridge nut (#1). To remove part #6, use needle-nose pliers or removal tool 14272. Once removed, proceed to part #7.

Needle-Nose Pliers or Removal Tool 14272


It is recommended to clean and flush the valve body (#8) prior to installing the new cartridge (#7). See Valve Body Cleaning and Flushing for additional details.


For re-assembly, follow the number of the parts in reverse order starting with the cartridge (#7). To install the cartridge (#7), see image below. Once installed, proceed to part #6.


For additional information on Roman Tub Fillers visit Roman Tub Deck Mount: Lever or Roman Tub Deck Mount: Knob. For information on other Moen products visit and select the type of product you are repairing. The guide will contain repair details, troubleshooting and specific information on assembling handles associated with that style of product.

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