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Single Handle Shower: Standard Valve

In order to repair and service your shower system, you will need to determine which type of rough-in valve and interior handle mechanism build your shower system has. Follow the steps and use the charts below: Example: Shower Rough In Valve: Standard: Handle Mechanism: Knob.

Step 1: Which type of Shower Rough-in Valve do you have?

Standard Valve

Escutcheon Screws


Handle Operation:

Push/Pull and Rotate 

If this is your valve see the articles below for technical information.

Moentrol Valve

Escutcheon Screws


Handle Operation:

Push/Pull and Rotate

If this is your valve, see  Single Handle Shower: Moentrol Valve.

PosiTemp Valve

Escutcheon Screws


Handle Operation

Rotate Only

If this is your valve, see Single Handle Shower: PosiTemp Valve.

Step 2:  Which style of Handle Mechanism do you have?

Moen produces a variety of Single Handle Shower: Standard Valve. They are not assembled or repaired the same way. The articles below are listed based on the internal handle parts. To choose the correct articles you will want to identify your handle style.



This style of knob has a cap at the front of the handle.

Lever Type 1


This style of lever has a small cap at the front of the handle.

Lever Type 2


This style of lever has a Hex screw underneath the handle.

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Troubleshooting Faucet Symptoms: 

Handle Assembly:

Cartridge Replacement:

Parts Installation:

Care and Maintenance:

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