08:00PM | 02/21/04
Member Since: 02/21/04
2 lifetime posts
I need help with repairing my leaking tub/shower faucet. First of all I am not sure, but I think it is a moen, it is 14 years old and has the spout,and three knobs. I took the screws out but could not get the knobs off. Can this type of faucet be repaired this way.

Thanks to anyone who can help!


D. Jewell

plumber Tom

04:53PM | 02/23/04
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
Moen faucets employ a cartridge that is replaceable. However make certain that you properly identify the brand name of the faucet to get identical replacement parts. If the handles are stuck, you can buy a "handle puller" to remove the handles. It's quite a handy tool to have and won't cost you an arm or a leg. You can go to your local plumbing supply house with the knobs and they will gladly help you out. That's the beauty of having a name brand faucet like Moen or Delta. The parts are available. Good Luck, plumber Tom, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania


09:44PM | 02/28/04
Member Since: 02/28/04
14 lifetime posts
PlumbingSupply.US has all Moen parts. They are a very reliable supply house. PlumbingSupply.US probably has the part you need at a very good price. They can ship worldwide. Very knowledgeable sales department.


04:15AM | 02/29/04
Member Since: 02/21/04
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Thanks so much Plumber Tom and Mandingo for your help. I appreciate the information.

Thanks, David J.

plumber Tom

07:19PM | 03/03/04
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
I'm sure you have heard the term, "No job too small" before. Well as moderator of the plumbing section I'd like to emphasize, "No question too small" Do NOT hesitate to post back with even the smallest of questions. We are here to help you out. A BIG thank you to the VP, David and Greg Vazanna and all the others to make this board a huge success. These are the people behind the scenes who deserve the necesssary recognition.


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