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How to Identify Your Shower Cartridge

 

Shower 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. 

Standard Valve:

 

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Key Identifiers:

 

Handle Operation:

  • Pull out to turn on.
  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 5 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

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Valve Function:

 

  • Volume Control.
  • Temperature Memory.
Cartridge Number:

 

1225(B)

1225.png

How to install a 1225(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Original Moentrol:

 

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Key Identifiers:

 

Handle Operation:

  • Pull out to turn on.
  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 5 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

esc screws 5 and 7.png

Valve Function:

 

  • Volume Control.
  • Temperature Memory.
  • Pressure Balanced.
Cartridge Number:

 

1225(B)

1225.png

How to install a 1225(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Moentrol:

 

moentrol valve.png

Key Identifiers:

 

Handle Operation:

  • Pull out to turn on.
  • Push in to shut off.
  • Rotate for hot and cold.

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 2 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

esc screws 2 and 7.png

Valve Function:

 

  • Volume Control.
  • Temperature Memory.
  • Pressure Balanced.

 

Cartridge Number:

 

1225(B)

1225.png

How to install a 1225(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Posi-Temp:

 

posi valve.png

Key Identifiers:

 

Handle Operation:

  • Rotate only.

Escutcheon Screws:

Escutcheon screws are located at 2 O'clock and 7' O'clock.

esc screws 2 and 7.png

Valve Function:

 

  • Pressure Balanced.
Cartridge Number:

 

1222(B)

1222.png

How to install a 1222(B).

Written Instructions

Two Handle:
2H lever.png
2H knob.png
Key Identifiers:

 

Handle Operation:

Lever Handle:

  • 90 degree rotation.

Knob Handle:

  • 180 degree rotation.
 

No Escutcheon Screws:

 

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Valve Function:

 

  • Hot/Cold Handles Control Flow.
Cartridge Number:

 

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

1224b.png

How to install a 1224(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Three Handle:
3H lever.png
3H knob.png
Key Identifiers:

 

Handle Operation:

Lever Handle:

  • 90 degree rotation.

 

Knob Handle:

  • 180 degree rotation.

 

No Escutcheon Screws:

 

how to id your shower- 3h standard.png

Valve Function:

 

  • Hot/Cold Handles Control Flow.
  • Diverter Handle Diverts Water between the tub spout and showerhead.
Cartridge Number:

 

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

1224b.png

How to install a 1224(B).

Video Instructions

Written Instructions

Diverter Number:

Prior to 2010-94543:

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After 2010-116719:

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