Quick Answer: How Do You Replace A Single Handle Kitchen Faucet??

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How do you remove a Moen single handle kitchen faucet?

How to Disassemble a Moen Kitchen Faucet

  • Locate the setscrew in the handle.
  • Pry off the cap on top of the handle with a screwdriver to expose the screw, if necessary.
  • Unscrew the set screw in the handle.
  • Lift off the handle, exposing a round stainless cartridge collar with an indent that points up.
  • Remove this cartridge collar by pulling up on it manually.

How do single handle faucets work?

The Turn-Around Valve

When the faucet is off, the tube’s opening is completely sealed off from either the hot or cold water inlets. By turning the handle, you first align the tube opening solely with the cold water inlet, causing chilly water to flow from the shower. The water mixes in the tube for a tepid shower.

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How to Fix a Moen Single Handle Kitchen Faucet

  1. Turn the water supply pipes in a clockwise direction to turn the water off.
  2. Remove the handle.
  3. Remove the cam nut and the spout to access the ball assembly.
  4. Lift the circular plastic cam off of the faucet assembly, followed by the metal ball.
  5. Press each replacement valve spring onto its replacement valve seat.

Can you replace a double handle faucet with a single handle faucet?

Thankfully, replacing a single handled-faucet with a double-handled faucet or vice versa is not too difficult—especially for an experienced plumber. Almost all modern bathroom sinks come standard with three holes for faucet installation.

How do you take the handle off of a Moen faucet?

Some Moen faucets have handles that remove by loosening the screw in the back of the handle. To loosen this screw use a 3/32″ hex wrench. After the handle has been removed unscrew the spout collar nut by turning counterclockwise then lift and rotate the spout.

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