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What is the difference between Moen 1225 and 1225b cartridge?

What is the difference between Moen 1225 and 1225b cartridge?

Q:What is the difference between 1225 B cartridge and 1225? A: According to Moen, they are the same cartridge. There used to be a difference in the packaging (bulk pack vs retail pack), but the packaging is even the same now.

Why does my bathroom faucet still drip after replacing the cartridge?

The reason why a cartridge faucet leaks after replacing the cartridge can vary based on your water quality, the age of the faucet, and the type of cartridge. First, the leak may not have been caused by a faulty cartridge. Water is full of calcium and other minerals that make it highly corrosive.

How do you remove a Moen cartridge?

Use pliers on the white plastic tool and loosen the cartridge by twisting 1/4 turn each direction one at a time. After removing the white plastic tool, grasp the cartridge stem and pull it straight out of the valve (using pliers or an adjustable wrench). You can now install your new cartridge.

What is the difference between Moen 1222 and 1225?

The biggest difference between the Moen 1222 vs 1225 cartridges is how the shower valve handle turns the water on. Shower valves with the Moen 1225 cartridge are turned on by pulling the handle out and then adjusting the temperature by turning the handle to the left or right for hot or cold water.

How do I know which Moen cartridge to buy?

The easiest way to find the Moen shower valve replacement cartridge you need is to know the series or model number of your Moen bathroom faucet. Exact information for these comes with any paperwork you have received when you first installed the original shower faucet (hopefully you saved it).

How long should a Moen cartridge last?

20 to 30 years
The system has expensive cartridges, they cost about $30 (2014) to replace, but they last a long time — 20 to 30 years. It’s not a bad deal, and unlike modern ceramic faucets, Moen still makes the same part to put into valve bodies made 40 years ago!

Can I use Moen 1225 instead of 1222?

Are The Moen 1222 & 1225 Cartridges Interchangeable? NO! While the Moen 1200 and the Moen 1225 cartridges are interchangeable, the Moen 1222 Posi Temp cartridge is absolutely not interchangeable with the Moen 1225 or 1200.

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