How do you take apart a Moen single handle kitchen faucet?

How do you take apart a Moen single handle kitchen 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.

How do you take apart a Moen tap?

The M-PACT faucets should loosen by hand. Grasp the top of the faucet handle in one hand and the base of the handle in the other. Twist the base counterclockwise while applying some clockwise pressure to the faucet handle if needed. Once the base is loose, it will lift straight up and off of the cartridge.

How do you remove the cartridge from a Moen faucet?

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.

How do you fix a leaky Moen single handle kitchen faucet?

How to Fix a Leaking Single-Handle Moen Kitchen Faucet

  1. Turn off water to the faucet.
  2. Turn on the faucet to drain out the water already in the hoses.
  3. Remove the faucet handle.
  4. Remove the cartridge cover.
  5. Inspect the cartridge retaining nut.
  6. Remove the cartridge retaining nut.
  7. Replace the cartridge.

How do you remove a Moen kitchen faucet handle without screws?

You can use an allen wrench (also called an allen key) to remove it. Once you’ve done that, you can typically just lift the faucet handle off. However, if it has a cartridge inside, you may need to unscrew a top piece as well to be able to remove the cartridge.

Where is the O-ring on Moen faucet?

If your faucet has begun to leak, you may find that the O-ring (the mechanical gasket in the shape of a ring) needs to be replaced. Replacing the O-ring on a Moen faucet is done entirely above the sink, once you have shut off the water, and takes less than 30 minutes to accomplish.

Where is the O-ring located on a Moen kitchen faucet?

O-rings are under the faucet assembly. Use a screwdriver to remove the screw holding the handle cap in place, if your Moen faucet has one. If not, use a flat head screwdriver to pry the handle cover away from the faucet. Unscrew the exposed handle screw with a 7/64 inch hex wrench.

How do you remove a faucet handle with no visible screws?

Removing Faucet Handle without Screw: Steps for 3 Different Style

  1. Step 1: Locate the Cap or Button. Locate the cap or button around the faucet handle.
  2. Step 2: Use a Flat Screwdriver to Pop out the Button or Cap.
  3. Step 3: Turn Off the Water Supply.
  4. Step 4: Remove the Hidden Screw.
  5. Step 5: Pull the Handle.