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SOURCE: Can you please supply me

this is all i could find sorry:
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is there a pdf manual?...spec manual,owners manual, service manual,...any manual?
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Hello, this is Jennifer Howe. Thank you for contacting us. I have reviewed your question and researched the information for you. I apologize but I was not able to locate a manual for this product. If have specific questions about installation you can contact Moen and they may be able to send you an installation guide. Their customer service line is 1-800-289-6636.. If you need any further help you can contact me at jennifer.howe@build.com or (800) 375-3403 ext 452. Thank you again.

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How to take apart a moen showerhead


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How do I take apart a moen shower head?


You can remove the head from the shower arm by taking a crescent wrench. Put it on the flat sides of the nut on the showerhead and unscrew it counterclockwise. There is no way to take apart the Moen showerhead. If the reason you want to disassemble the showerhead is to clean it because it is clogged, disassembly is not needed. Just fill a Ziploc bag with a 50-50 solution of vinegar and warm water. Place the bag onto your shower head so it is fully immersed in the solution. Use a rubber band to hold it in place. Let it soak overnight and then take a toothbrush to any of the white scaly matter that might remain.

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Installed a moen L82694cbn shower /tub combo. With the temp lever between the hot and cold settings the water backs up and comes out the showerhead along with coming out the faucet. With the lever all the...


I don't know if you had the mixing valve out or got it turned around but, try taking the handle off and operate the shower without the handle, in other words, turn the valve so the left side of the valve is now in the up position and just stick handle on and make sure you have your full range and hot and cold water. Two other possiblilities are, if you did not runwater before installing new valve, you may have gotten trash form the lines, plugging your valve. If you can't resolve the problem by mearly turning the mixing valve, you may want to remove it, make sure it's nott plugged and turn it 180 deg:
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Flow restrictors


Remove the shower head from the arm and look inside the connector on the showerhead. You should see a plastic or metal piece that will either unscrew or need to be pulled out with needle nose pliers. Once that's been removed the flow should be improved.

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Have a moen tub faucet put in new o-rings and now it wont stay pushed in to turn off this is a older model that just pulls straight out then turns l/r for hot & cold


a possible problem,there is some thing else in there,take apart again and look in there and maybe flush it out before you put it back together

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New House The women is complating that then she shower at any of her bathroom tub shower unit the faucet become cold for a little while on all her Moen chateau faucet. We have change all valve cartrige


The problem is most likely with "the back pressure from the flow restrictor in the showerhead causing the spool in the cartridge to sense a false pressure drop. This is forcing the spool to shift, restricting a full hot water temperature from coming out." Believe it or not, I got this information from Moen. Their solution was to send out a valve without the multi settings of the original and that didn't work very well. I can only tell you that I used an older showerhead without the water saver feature and the valve and cartridge worked fine. The problem your having is with the cartridge/showerhead combination and short of using an older showerhead there is not a satisfactory solution. Maybe your plumber has a better solution.

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Hours after I take a shower, the showerhead will start dribbing


No, the showerhead is probably OK. My guess is that the head is relatively level, and the design of the nozzle allows water to pool inside. When you take a hot shower and turn the shower off, it begins to cool. As the shower head cools, a slight vacuum is formed, pulling air up into the showerhead. As you reach equilibrium, water is allowed to discharge as a dribble. This continues until the water has all been displaced. The fix for this is to turn the showerhead to the side, allowing the water to drain more quickly, and allow the air in. Try it.
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I would bet it's not the faucet at all, it's the showerhead. Remove it and look inside the hole, there is probably sediment built up in there.
Just clean it out and reinstall.

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Mar 28, 2009 | Moen Plumbing

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