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Faucet Cartridges: Shower

How to identify which cartridge your Moen one, two or three handle bathroom tub and/or shower uses by handle operation and color images of the various cartridges.

  The guide below will help to identify which Moen cartridge your shower uses.


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

Standard Valve:

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Key Identifiers:

Handle Operation:

  • Pull out to turn on.
  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 5 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

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Valve Function:
  • Volume Control.
  • Temperature Memory.
Cartridge Number:

The cartridge in your unit may look slightly different than the 1225 pictured below. The original valve used a 1200 cartridge.

1225(B)

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How to install a 1225(B).

Original Moentrol:

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Key Identifiers:

Handle Operation:

  • Pull out to turn on.
  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.
  • Circular slot head at the 12 O'clock position

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 5 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

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Valve Function:
  • Volume Control.
  • Temperature Memory.
  • Pressure Balanced.
Cartridge Number:

The cartridge in your unit may look slightly different than the 1225 pictured below. The original valve used a 1200 cartridge.

1225(B)

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How to install a 1225(B).

Moentrol:

 

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Key Identifiers:

Handle Operation:

  • Pull out to turn on.
  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 2 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

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Valve Function:
  • Volume Control.
  • Temperature Memory.
  • Pressure Balanced.

 

Cartridge Number:

1225(B)

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How to install a 1225(B).

Posi-Temp:

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Key Identifiers:

Handle Operation:

Rotate only

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 2 O'clock and 7' O'clock

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Valve Function:
  • Pressure Balanced
Cartridge Number:

1222(B)

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How to install a 1222(B).

Two Handle:

 

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Key Identifiers:

Handle Operation:

Lever Handle:

90 degree rotation.

Knob Handle:

180 degree rotation

No Escutcheon Screws:

 

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Valve Function:
  • Hot/Cold Handles Control Flow
Three Handle:
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Key Identifiers:

Handle Operation:

Lever Handle:

90 degree rotation

Knob Handle:

180 degree rotation

No Escutcheon Screws:

 

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Valve Function:
  • Hot/Cold Handles Control Flow
  • Diverter Handle Diverts Water between the tub spout and showerhead

This guide helps with a basic showering system (One showerhead or one showerhead and one tub spout), if you have multiple components (two showerheads, body sprays, one showerhead and a hand shower, rain showers, etc.), please contact Moen directly.


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


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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