Cartridge Identification and Installation Help

NOTE: If your Moen faucet was manufactured after 2009 and you are looking at the 1225 cartridge, it is possible that you may actually have a 1255 cartridge because cartridge styles can vary by the date of manufacture. If you're not quite sure, we'd recommend that you refer to the original documentation that came with your faucet, or feel free to contact usYou can also call us for help at 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636).

WARRANTY INFORMATION

Moen products have been manufactured under the highest standards of quality and workmanship. Most Moen faucets are backed by Moen's Lifetime Limited warranty. For more information about your Warranty, please visit our Warranty Information page.

CARTRIDGE INFORMATION

Most Moen cartridge part numbers, also referred to as Model numbers, are within the 1200 series. However, there are exceptions.

ONE HANDLE FAUCET CARTRIDGES:

Cartridge 1255 - Single Duralast® cartridge. Includes plastic retaining nut.

Cartridge 1255 Single Duralast Cartridge

Watch the 1255 Cartridge Removal & Installation Video:

 

Cartridge 1200 or Cartridge 1225 - Single-handle replacement cartridge.

Cartridge 1200 or 1225 Single Handle Replacement Cartridge

Watch the 1225 Cartridge Removal & Installation Video. This video also applies to the 1200 cartridge:

Visit: https://www.moen.com/customer-support/installation-help/1200-1225-cartridge-replacement-tutorial for a step by step tutorial. 

 

Cartridge 1222 - (SHOWER FAUCET) Single-handle replacement cartridge, Posi-Temp®.

Cartridge 1222 Signle Handle Replacement Cartridge Posi-Temp

Watch the 1222 Cartridge Removal & Installation Video:

 

Cartridge 4000 - Unfinished replacement cartridge.

Cartridge 4000 Unfinished

This 4000 Cartridge does not have a Removal & Installation Video. Feel free to contact us or call us for assistance at 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636). We're happy to help.

 

 

TWO HANDLE FAUCET CARTRIDGES:

Cartridge 1224 - Two-handle replacement cartridge (hot or cold).

Cartridge 1224 Two Handle Replacement Cartridge Hot or Cold

Watch the 1224 Cartridge Removal & Installation Video. Please note that your cartridge may have an imbedded cartridge nut that is not shown on the video. Refer to the documentation that came with your faucet. If you have an imbedded cartridge nut and would like additional help, feel free to contact us or call us for assistance at 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636):

Visit: https://www.moen.com/customer-support/installation-help/1224-cartridge-replacement-tutorial for a step by step tutorial. 

 

Cartridge 1234 - Two-handle Duralast® cartridge for two-handle lavatory and kitchen faucets (hot or cold).  Please note that your cartridge may have an imbedded cartridge nut. Refer to the documentation that came with your faucet. If you have an imbedded cartridge nut and would like additional help, feel free to contact us or call us for assistance at 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636).

Cartridge 1234 Two Handle Duralast Cartridge

This 1234 Cartridge does not have a Removal & Installation Video.

 

Cartridge 1248 - Two-handle replacement cartridge for high flow roman tubs (hot or cold).

Cartridge 1248 Two Handle Replacement Cartridge

This 1248 Cartridge does not have a Removal & Installation Video. Feel free to contact us or call us for assistance at 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636). We're happy to help.

 

ROMAN TUB FAUCET CARTRIDGES:

Cartridge 1258 - Moen 1258 Two-Handle Duralast Cartridge For Two-Handle Roman Tub Faucets (Hot Or Cold).

Cartridge 1258 Two Handle Duralast Cartridge

Watch the Servicing the 1258 Duralast Cartridge in Roman Tub Valves Video:

 

PREPARING TO REPLACE A CARTRIDGE

Turn off your Main Water Supply

Have these Recommended Tools available:

Phillips Screwdriver Phillips Screwdriver
Hex Wrench or Allen Wrench Hex Wrench or Allen Wrench
Adjustable Pliers Adjustable Pliers
Needlenose Pliers Needlenose Pliers
Safety Glasses Safety Glasses

 

In addition, depending on the faucet model you have, your cartridge removal and new installation may require the following tools. These tools are purchasable here at Moen.com. Simply click on the link or the picture to add them to your cart. 

Moen Cartridge Removal Tool   

Moen Cartridge Retainer Removal Tool Two Handle Cartridge Cartridge

Feel free to contact us or call us for assistance at 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636). We are happy to help you through the process of replacing your Moen cartridge.