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K4-1224 Removal And Installation

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Removal Of The 1224 Cartridge 

  1. Caution:Screen_Shot_2019-02-13_at_11.12.32_AM.png Always turn your water supplies off before disassembling your faucet. With the supplies turned off, move your faucet’s handle to the “on” position to relieve pressure.
  1. Identify and remove your handle:
    1. Cap Style
      A1. Pry cap up and remove. Unscrew Phillips head screw and remove handle.
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      A2. Continue to step 3
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    2. Screw on Side
      B1. Insert 3/32” Allen wrench into the hole to loosen the set screw. Then remove handle.
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      B2. Continue to step 3.
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    3. Knob Style
      C1. Pry cap up and remove. Unscrew Phillips head screw and remove knob.
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      C2. Continue to step 3.
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    4. Handle Style
      D1. Unscrew the base of the handle hub counter-clockwise. Then remove handle.
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      D2. Continue to step 3
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  2. Using large pliers or Channel Locks, unscrew the cartridge nut counter-clockwise to remove. 
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  3. Using pliers grab the white stem sticking up from the faucet and lift the cartridge out.
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**NOTE: Mineral buildup can make the cartridge more difficult to remove in some cases. Additional force might be required to remove.

Installation & Reassembly Of The Cartridge

  1. Using a soft nylon brush, clean the inside of the brass valve body to insure there is not any debris or buildup on the walls of the chamber. Be sure the chamber is clean and dry before inserting the new cartridge.
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  2.  Look into the brass chamber to find a notch in the brass. Then, find the white, plastic tab on the side of the cartridge. Insert the cartridge so the tab is fully seated in the notch in the brass.
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  3. Next, reassemble your faucet by working backwards from steps 3 to 1.

You are all done!