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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
After some additional experimenting, contrary to information I was previously able to gather, I discovered that the white plastic retainer doesn't (in this type of Moen faucet) actually screw off but rather is held in place by a spring clip inserted from the rear of the retainer (toward the wall side of the basing). Simply sticking a small screwdriver in the opening (approx. 45 degrees downward) and tipping the screwdriver toward the front of the faucet, snaps the spring clip out through the opening.
The plastic retainer than lifts off. Note: the flat sides on the retainer suggest that a wrench will be needed but such is not the case.
Posted on Nov 28, 2008
try and pull the cartridge out and look in there with a flash light and make sure there isn't any think lodged in the hot water side of the faucet, you might even want to leave the cartridge out and turn the water back on to try and flush it out. alot of times rubber from the old cartridge gets stuck in there as you are pulling the old one out especially if it's stuck in there good
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
Take the strainer off the spout and check to see if there is any dirt or rust buildup in the strainer. This happens when repairs have been done. It usually collects at the first place the water comes out of.
Posted on Nov 07, 2009
shut water off under faucet,open it to prove wtr is off. pry off cap , slide edge of putty knife,butter knife.etc should see a phillip's screw.remove,pull handle off, pull chrome sleeve off, now. toward's top you should see a little tab sticking out, it is part of a horse shoe shaped clip,pull with needle nose plier's,or similar.pay attention how it come's apart ,your new cartridge come's w/detailed instruction's,calmly refer to 'em, you may need or may not need a moen cartridge puller,(use a good grip,steady pull,)
Posted on Apr 26, 2010
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