Two Handle 4" Centerset Knob: Top Cap
Moen produces a variety of two handle bathroom faucets. The interior components and assembly are not the same for each model. This article will explain one of the most common handle assemblies referred to as a Top Cap Knob. This faucet style utilizes a 1224 cartridge.
- The water supply shut off valves must be turned off- see article How to Turn Off the Water Supply to the Faucet.
- Recommended Tools: Phillips Screwdriver, Pliers
For replacing the cartridge see article 1224 Cartridge: Two Handle 4" Centerset Bathroom Faucets.
The top of the cartridge stem matches the profile inside the handle. Use pliers to adjust the cartridge stem if needed.
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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