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How To Identify The Cartridges In A 3/4" Exact Temp System

This article explains how to determine which internal temperature and/or flow cartridge you will need for a multi-handle vertical spa using the 3/4" Exact Temp valve system.

Example of a 3/4" Exact Temp System:

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Thermostatic Handle/Valve:

  • This handle controls the temperature for the entire shower system.
  • Valves: 3371, S3371

Volume Control Handle/Valve:

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  • Could have up to 4 installed
  • Controls the on/off for each shower component installed (showerhead, handshower, etc)
  • Valves: 3600, S3600
If the original paperwork is not available, you may need to remove the handle before proceeding. See article Shower Handle: 3/4" Exact Temp-Thermostatic Lever or Shower Handle: 3/4" Exact Temp-Volume Control Lever for additional details.
Cartridge Valve Identifier Details
Thermostatic Cartridge: 130156

Introduced: 2006 - 2009


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The Check Stops have a smooth flat front with a small screw head visible in the center.

Handle Rotation: 340 Degrees

Cartridge Length: 3.8"

Cartridge Material: Brass

Thermostatic Cartridge: 147208

Introduced: 2009 - Present


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Check Stops have a smooth front and a Hex nut with a flat head center.

Handle Rotation: 340 Degrees

Cartridge Length: 4.2"

Cartridge Material: Plastic

Volume Control Cartridge: 130157

Introduced: 2006 - 2009


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Round smooth front with two flat sides, use pliers to remove

Handle Rotation: 90 Degrees

Cartridge Length: 2.2"

Cartridge Material: Brass

Seal at Bottom of Cartridge: White

Volume Control Cartridge: 147210

Introduced: 2009 - Present


The threaded edge has been removed from the new cartridge.

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Hex shaped front, use 1-1/8" socket to remove

Handle Rotation: 90 Degrees

Cartridge Length: 2"

Cartridge Material: Brass

Seal at Bottom of Cartridge: Red

For additional information on 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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