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How To Identify Your Moen Kitchen Faucet Cartridge

Moen Kitchen Cartridge Identification Chart:

 The guide below will help to identify which Moen cartridge your kitchen sink faucet uses.

 
Single Handle Faucets (Prior to 2009):

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How to Remove Your Handle:

The handle will either have a removable cap that exposes a Phillip screw or a set screw that uses a 7/64" Hex wrench.

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Set screw is located in front of the handle with a plug button.

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Handle Rotation:

Handle will rotate from 3 O’clock to 9 O’clock or 360 degrees depending on models.

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Details:

Copper supply lines come down from the faucet.

Cartridge Number:

1225(B)

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How to install a 1225(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Single Handle Faucets (2006 to 2009):

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How to Remove Your Handle:

A set screw that uses a 3/32" Hex wrench is located behind the handle.

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NOTE: On a sidemount faucet, the set screw that uses a 3/32" Hex wrench is located on the bottom of the handle.

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Handle Rotation:

Handle will rotate from 8’ O’clock to 4 O’clock.

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NOTE: Sidemount will rotate from 10 O’clock to 2 O’clock.

Details:

Copper supply lines come down from the faucet. 

*If you have a standard faucet (not a sidemount) and see flexible supply lines coming down from the faucet, please see Single Handle Faucet (2009-Present).

Cartridge Number:

4000/40002

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How to install a 4000.

Written Instructions

Written Instructions for Sidemount

Single Handle Faucet (2009-Present):

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How to Remove Your Handle:

A set screw that uses a 3/32" Hex wrench is located in the front of the handle with a plug button.

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Note: On a sidemount faucet, the set screw that uses a 3/32" Hex wrench is located on the underside of the handle with a plug button.

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Handle Rotation:

Handle will rotate from 8’ O’clock to 4 O’clock.

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NOTE: Sidemount will rotate from 9 O’clock to 1 O’clock.

Details:

Flexible supply lines come down from the faucet.

Cartridge Number:

1255

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How to install a 1255.

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Written Instructions for Sidemount

Two Handle Faucets-All Styles (Prior to 3/2019):

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How to Remove Your Handle:

The handle will have a removable cap that exposes a Phillip screw.

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The handle will have a removable plug button that exposes a set screw.

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The handle hub unthreads from the valve body.

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Handle Rotation:

Lever handle will rotate 90 degrees.

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Knob handle will rotate 180 degrees.

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Details:

The 1224 is a white cartridge with a white stem. 

The 1224(B) and the Duralast 1234 cartridges (black cartridge with a stainless steel stem) are not interchangeable.

 

 

Cartridge Number:

1224(B) is used in both the hot and cold handle.

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How to install a 1224(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Two Handle Faucets-Separate Handle (After 3/2019):

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How to Remove Your Handle:

The handle will have a removable plug button that exposes a set screw.

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The handle hub unthreads from the valve body.

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Handle Rotation:

Lever handle will rotate 90 degrees.

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Details:

A Duralast 1234 cartridge is a black cartridge with a stainless steel stem.

The 1224(B) (a white cartridge with a white stem) and the Duralast 1234 cartridges are not interchangeable.

 

Cartridge Number:

1234 is used in both the hot and cold handle.

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Moen has made different cartridges over the years.  If you are unsure of what faucet you have please click Identify My Product.   
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