My kitchen faucet handle is hard to operate. What can I do to correct this?
Changing the cartridge(s) for Moen kitchen faucets can be done without doing anything below the sink except turning off the water at the supply line valves.
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For one-handle faucets with a 1225 cartridge, replace the cartridge.
For two-handle faucets, we recommend replacing the cartridge. The part number for a two-handle kitchen cartridge is 1224. You can purchase these parts online by visiting our Replacement Part Store.
For one-handle faucets with a 1255 or 4000 cartridge, replace the cartridge.
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