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Need to adjust Moen faucet or what ?

Posted by moonuser (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 15, 11 at 10:15

Moen bathroom faucet, 2 lever handles.

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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RE: Need to adjust Moen faucet or what ?

The little cap probably pops off. Screw underneath.

RE: Need to adjust Moen faucet or what ?

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.

RE: Need to adjust Moen faucet or what ?

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

RE: Need to adjust Moen faucet or what ?

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.

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