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Installed new Moen posi-temp cartridge. Hot & cold water is correct but water will not shut of*** the way.

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I just had the same experience, except I used a non-Moen cartridge. (It was from Ace Hardware, and Ace told me that Danco was the manufacturer.) When I pulled the cartridge back out, one of the two hard plastic seals on the side of the cartridge had torn, presumably on the sharp metal opening on the water supply pipe. I'm guessing there's something wrong with one or both of the seals on your new cartridge.

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