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My replacement Danco 88675 posi-temp cartridge still leaks (steady stream). I originally had a Moen 96909 cartridge and can't seem to find one anywhere. What to do?

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    Trying to find where small spring goes..inside cartridge or outside

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Call a plumbing supply house in your area, they will be able to help you.

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