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How to Identify Your Moen Bathroom Sink Cartridge

 

Bathroom Cartridge Identification Chart

What is a cartridge?

The cartridge is the entire basis for the faucet's function.  It controls the operation of the handle, flow and temperature control of the water.  A cartridge will remedy a leak or drip from a faucet. 

Single Handle Faucet (Prior to 2009).

 

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Screw Location:

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

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Set screw is located in the front of the handle with a pug 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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Temperature is controlled by a 180' arc of the handle.

 

 

Faucet Supply Lines:

Copper supply lines are coming down from the faucet.

Cartridge Number:

1225(B)

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How to install a 1225(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions- Lever

Written Instructions- Knob

Single Handle Faucet (2009-Present).

 

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Set Screw Location:

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

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Handle Rotation:

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

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Handle is controlled by a 110' arc of the handle.

NOTE: Sidemount will rotate from 9 O’clock to 1 O’clock with a 100' arc of handle travel.

Faucet Supply Lines:

Flexible supply lines are coming down from the faucet.

Cartridge Number:

1255

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How to install a 1255.

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Two Handle Faucet (Prior to 3/2014).

 

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Uses a 3/32” Allen Screw or a Self-tapping Phillips.

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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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Cartridges are not interchangeable:

The 1224(B) and Duralast 1234 cartridges 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 Faucet (After 3/2014).

 

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Stainless Steel Stem uses a 3/32" Allen Screw.

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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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Cartridges are not interchangeable:

The 1224(B) and Duralast 1234 cartridges are not interchangeable.

Cartridge Number:

1234 is used in both the hot and cold handle.

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How to install a 1234.

Written Instructions

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