Need to adjust Moen faucet or what ?

moonuserAugust 15, 2011

Moen bathroom faucet, 2 lever handles.

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All of a sudden the hot water side lever isn't adjusted properly, worked well for a year but;

It turns off but it happens just off of the lever being totally shut.... partially on.

What do I need to do and Does the cap on the top of the handle pop off or screw off??

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weedmeister

The little cap probably pops off. Screw underneath.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 2:55PM
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moonuser

Have you seen one that still run's a little with handle in the shut position?? But to totally shut the water off, one has to move the handle a little bit to the on position for it to turn off --- and if I move it further on it operates ok.

It's just a pain to turn totally off.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 3:26PM
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homebound

Call Moen. It probably needs a new cartridge and they'll send you one for free.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 4:24PM
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moonuser

I emailed Moen.

I popped the cap off -- got the screw out and handle off but there No adjustment that I can see so a cartridge is needed I assume.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 4:47PM
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