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How to install a Moen Adler 82402 on non threaded copper pipe for tub spout

The kit has a converter to install on a non threaded pipe but, how long should the pipe stick out from the wall, how far should it go into the converter? It's very difficult to get the pipe to go into it and only fits in about 1/2 inch.

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Should be 3 wing pipe nuts. One at basin base, and one on each end of you elbow. They should all turn counter-clockwise to remove. The one on the basin base likely and commonly has pipe thread tape on it.

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The rotating spout is one of the features of the product as listed here. You can download the exploded parts view as well if you're not sure you got the assembly right.

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There is a restriction in the tube spout or the valve is in up-side-down

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Moen makes six models of the Adler shower faucet. You can find the specific installation manual for the faucet you have on their website, at LINK. Select the unit you have and open the PDF of the manual on the following page.

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Tub spout. Moen


Hi handie Man,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: Just bought a new tube spout to repalce my old one. The new spout same as the old, very common spout.. the inside of the spout has a (white) PVC threaded pipe in it with a smaller tube inside that as a O-ring in it.. You tried to unscrew annoying pipe but it wont budge.. and you dont want to ruin it incase you end up returning it. You think its just a reciver for a 1/2 inch copper pipe (which will fit).

That is exactly what it is. You've purchased a universal spout which requires a 1/2" copper pipe coming out of the wall. If you're not up to changing to that, take the old one to a plumbing supply. If you're lucky they might have a direct replacement.

Feel free contact me again!
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Thank you,
Harvey your Master Plumber

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