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Faucet Cartridges: Kitchen

How to identify which cartridge your Moen one or two handle kitchen faucet uses by handle operation and color images of the various cartridges.

Preparation: The water supply shut off valves must be turned off- see article How to Turn Off the Water Supply to the Faucet.

The chart below gives details to help identify which cartridge your faucet uses. If the installation year for the faucet is unknown, it may be necessary to remove the handle before you begin. For additional details on removing the handle, visit solutions.moen.com and select the type of faucet you are working on. The faucet guide will contain specific information on handle assemblies associated with that style of product.


Cartridges Used in Single Handle Kitchen Faucets: Single Handle Standard Spout, Sidemount Handle with Pulldown Wand, Top Mount Handle with a Pullout Sprayer and Separate Handle Separate Spout

Cartridge: Cartridge Introduced: Handle Rotation: Handle Screw Location: Resources:

1225

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1981
  • 360 Degree-7300 Series 
  • 180 Degree-Top mount handle
  • 130 Degree-Separate handle separate spout
  • Under a cap on top of the handle
  • Behind a plug button in front of the handle

Video Instruction

How To Article: 1225 Cartridge: Kitchen Faucet

4000/40002

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4000-Moen 2005

40002-CFG 2000

  • 110 Degree-Top mount handle
  • 110 Degree-Sidemount handle
  • Top Mount Handle: On the back of the handle
  • Side Mount: Bottom of the handle

How To Article: 4000/40002 Cartridge: Kitchen Faucet

1255

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2009
  • 110 Degree-Top mount handle
  • 110 Degree-Sidemount handle
  • Top Mount Handle: Behind a plug button in front of the handle
  • Side Mount: Bottom of the handle

Video Instruction

How To Article: 1255 Cartridge: Kitchen Faucet

Cartridges Used in Two Handle Kitchen Faucets: Two Handle with Escutcheon and Two Handle without Escutcheon
Cartridge: Cartridge Introduced: Handle Rotation: Handle Screw Location: Resources:

1224

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All Models Prior to 12/2019

(Select models began using the 1234 cartridge in 12/2019) 

  • 90 degree-Lever handles
  • 180 degree-Knob handles
  • Under a cap on top of the handle
  • Behind a plug button on the side of the handle
  • No screw: Base of handle unthreads

Video Instructions

How To Article: 1224 Cartridge: Two Handle Kitchen Faucet With Escutcheon

How To Article: 1224 Cartridge: Two Handle Kitchen Faucet Without Escutcheon

1234

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Model 7900 and 7910 -12/2019

Waterhill S713 or S712 in 2018

  • 90 degree-Lever handles
  • Behind a plug button on the side of the handle
  • No screw: Base of handle unthreads

How To Article: 1234 Cartridge: Two Handle Kitchen Faucet With Escutcheon

How To Article: 1234 Cartridge: Two Handle Kitchen Faucet Without Escutcheon


Moen has used different cartridges over the years. If you are unsure of what faucet you have please click Identify My Product.

For warranty information, see article How to Identify if My Product is Warrantied.

For a warranty replacement cartridge, contact Moen at 1-800-BUY-MOEN. Cartridges can be purchased directly through your local hardware store.


For additional information on Moen products visit solutions.moen.com 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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