How To Replace Moen Shower Cartridge. The Moen cartridge is defined as the important thing for the shower.
Which is used to control the temperature and the pressure of the water it is the important thing in the shower and The Moen is used to control it.
The valves of the shower it is put on only one side of the shower valve because it is easy for the Moen to maintain the water pressure and the temperature from one side of the shower in a very precise way.
And after some time they may cause some problem in it through which you have to replace them and there are some ways and method which are given to you in this article.
How To Replace Moen Shower Cartridge
There are some ways through which you can easily replace the Moen shower cartridge and these methods are as follow.
Tools for the replacement of the shower cartridge
There are the following tools are used in this process which is as follows:
1. New Cartridge.
2. Pullers of the cartridge.
3. The pliers.
6. Grease of plumbers.
1. Water shower
Before doing this process you have to make sure to turn off the whole water. And before replacement of the Moen first, you have to shut the valves of the whole water of the house so you have to go to the basement where your water connection is located and you have to turn the valve off.
And if you off the whole connection of the water you have to make sure to also close the water system of the bathroom also because there will be some water in the pipes after closing the valves. Then you have to open the faucet of the drain and wipe off the water from there.
2. Faucet Handle
First, you have to upside-down the faucet handle and it will be connected to the cartridge of the faucet with the help of a hex screw from the upwards.
Then you have to remove the hex screw with the help of the wrench and after that, you have to remove the handle also and put the screw and the handle together.
After removing the handle you will see the plastic pipe which is used to call the handle adapter which will be connected to the cartridge you have to remove it with the help of a screw.
After that, there will be another pipe that has a white color which is used to control the water temperature in the shower pull it out and you have to put them together.
Then you have to remove the tube of the soap. And they will slide the piece and stop the temperature.
You have to remove the escutcheon also. An escutcheon is defined as the trim decorative plate which is used to cover the unsightly hole of the shower wall where the faucets are located.
Sometimes it depends on the position of the cartridge which you may or may not need to remove the escutcheon.
Or else you have to remove it. And the escutcheon is connected to the wall with the help of two screws and if you remove the escutcheon you have to remove that two screws with the help of the screwdriver and then take the escutcheon off.
Then you have to make sure to check the caulked and have to cut through the caulk with the help of the knife and you have to give a few tips to free it up.
After that, you have to remove the cartridge which is my connection with the clip. The clip is connected to the valves of the shower and also helps the cartridge to get connected with the shower.
You have to remove it very carefully because if you pull it out harshly it will damage the other pipes in the wall. You have to remove the clip with the help of pliers or a small screwdriver.
After that, you have to remove the Moen faucets cartridge and to remove the Moen cartridge there are their own instruments.
There are 2 types of Moen removing tools which are small pieces of plastic that can be used with pliers and have the bigger handle with them.
With the help of that, there will be three screws you have to move that tool back and forth and remove easily.
5. New cartridge.
Then you have to install the new cartridge But before installing the new cartridge you have to make sure to clean the other tools and parts of that shower fully.
And before installing you have to grease them all. First, you have to apply the cartridge then apply the other parts slowly.
After applying all parts you will see the temperature and the water pressure of the shower will be correct which means your Moen cartridge is fine now.
How To Replace Moen Shower Cartridge. After all this process you have to turn on the water connection of the whole house and you will see that your new cartridge is working very well. Using the steps and methods which are given to you in the above article are very easy and useful you will easily solve the problem with the help of these methods.