03:56PM | 08/27/06
Member Since: 08/26/06
1 lifetime posts
Plumber said "oh, I hate moen." and went away leaving me scratching my head. Five years using a pliers to turn tub/shower water on is boring! also making the turner thingie wear out!

Easy to replace sink faucets, but this one is a challenge for me. Have purchased a new faucet. Does the old valve assembly need to be replaced with the new one included with the new 'single handle washerless tub & shower faucet?


03:32PM | 08/28/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1548 lifetime posts
Many time EVEN Moen shower body's can be repaired.

Yes, it can be a problem removing the cartridge but it is possible if one remembers to put the retaining ring first and use the Moen tool.

Personally If I was going to replace the shower body I would use a pressure or temperature balance type for safety


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