Repair or replacing a kitchen faucet you’re with a new Moen cartridge. This replacement if the unit is leaking or is not performing its role properly. This replacement installs a new set of valves on tap to improve their performance and improve the device. It’s a job for people who have limited or moderate ability to conduct home repairs and should take just 30min. The most important part of the project is to replacing a kitchen faucet cartridge for the mark and model of your faucet Moen.
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- Turn off the water by closing the valves under the sink tap.
- Remove the small hot / cold button on the front of the tap to see the adjustment screw. If no button, just locate the screw and remove it. Unscrew the screw with the Allen wrench and slide the handle on the faucet.
- Remove nut from the tap. This is a large cylindrical part that slides the upper part thereof.
- Replace the cartridge nut and tighten it by hand to hold the cartridge in place. Replace the handle base (in models of spray) and replace the dome. In single handle faucets, you simply replacing a kitchen faucet the dome nut. Then slide the lever on the cartridge rod and line so that it is facing forward.