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Replacing a Tub Spout Diverter Gate

A guide with instructions for replacing a tub spout diverter gate kit.

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



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  1. Pull up on the lift rod (#1) while gently prying the tabs apart on the diverter gate (#4) using a small flathead screwdriver.

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  1. Slide the washer (#3) into the front of the diverter gate (#4) with the flat part of the washer (#3) facing outward.
  2. Slide the lift rod (#1) through the hole in the top of the spout (#2).
  3. The diverter gate (#4) goes into the bottom of the tub spout (#2) with the installed washer (#3) facing the wall. Snap the tabs of the diverter gate (#4) onto the lift rod (#1).

Completed Assembly:

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For additional information on Moen products visit and select the type of faucet you are repairing. The faucet guide will contain repair details, troubleshooting and specific information on assembling handles associated with that style of product.

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