Those cartridges are sometimes $10. Can you you help me? This will help them perform better and prevent them from drying out prematurely. It is the 2 handled type with a base but there is not apparent way to get the handle off to get to the cartridge? DO NOT tap on the center shaft of the cartridge with a screwdriver and hammer to press it into place. Have the same problem as the Steve Wagner post. Your email address will not be published. And I got super frustrated until I found the installation directions. I went without a sink for six weeks waiting for IKEA to replenish their stock. Most of the time there’s either a set screw holding the handle in place, the handle has a stem that unscrews to reveal a set screw, or a base that unscrews counterclockwise. I'm renovating our master bath and first thing that has to go is our vanity! O-rings are found in the base of the packing nut, which will be visible once you’ve removed the nut holding the cartridges in place. Thanks for sharing . Thank you for your help! Seats and springs, if part of your faucet, are retrievable with either an Allen wrench or long screwdriver. I pulled the new cartridge back out of the faucet, but it’s difficult to see & I don’t know how to remove the old seat & spring, or replace the new ones. Glad to help you any time. The IKEA Insjön Pull-Out Spout Kitchen Faucet includes a mechanism that saves water and energy while maintaining the water pressure according to users' needs. Hi Guys. Gordon. If you have any questions please feel free to ask away . Be patient and accumulate the right parts (removal tool and replacement nuts). If you already changed out the cartridge and still have a leak Vicki you should replace the seat and spring. There is another feed coming out of the bottom going up into the faucet – this is copper and soldered as well. Sure they’re a bit more expensive ($10-12) but at least you know they’ll work!!! I’m wondering if the o-ring at the base of the cartridge has some debris on it. This post deals with repairing a Delta bath sink two-handle center-set faucet. Thanks! Hey Bryan, go ahead and send me some pictures or even a video. Never use scouring powder, steel wool or a detergent that is calcium-dissolving, sour or contains alcohol or an abrasive. Please let me know if you have any questions, I’ll be here to help, I realize I’m plumbing impaired but I can’t even get the handle base off. It’s always a good idea to install a new fresh coat of caulk at the back of the sink when there is no faucet which I did and you can see in the below photo. My husband was amazed and pleased that we didn’t have to call a plumber. Give that a shot before throwing out the sink. If it resists, stop! Thanks for the easy to follow tips. Hopefully this is written clearly for you. It should cost about $5 to $10 and take 10 minutes to fix. Once the set screw is loose the handle should come off the faucet…keep me posted. Is it for a sink faucet handle? Thank you! I thought I would replace it too, but I can’t see any retaining clip and I can’t get a good grip on the stem of the cartridge being as it is recessed. I have tried wd40 but all I get is the body turning but never releases. I will get back to you and let you know the final outcome. We should have a race via Skype or FaceTime, LOL. Thank goodness a couple of people on the Lowe/s website suggested the Danco Two-In-One Core Puller. I got the cartridge remover tool from moen to remove the plastic nut that holds the cartridge in. I’m guessing you probably handle all facets of your operation. It’s also easy and affordable to perform. Me again …yay!!! You may want to Google your particular faucet, if you know the brand. Just make sure to replace the springs with the correct orientation – which is to have the seat sit on top of the narrow portion of the spring. What am I doing wrong? Decide which side of your faucet is dripping, closing the water supply valves, one at the same time. My email address is [email protected] . Out came the plumbers box and faced with the modern plastic equivalent to the old brass stems I had to do a little research before I created more problems for myself. Thanks, Harry, Thanks Jeff for your quick response. Any ideas. That’s excellent news for your budget and the planet! Thanks for posting this! I don’t think you have any seats or springs based on the 1222 cartridge makeup but if you do for some reason go ahead and replace them. In my case there were still leaks when the right handle’s shutoff valve water was turned off. But sometimes you need to use a basin wrench. Will keep you posted. I don’t have a system like your pictures. Sometimes if I position the lever to the hot side, it slows it down but it is a nagging thing I am not sure how to tackle. There are two recesses in the top of the nut. You can’t get it out without the tool. Like the above posters, I found the cartridge is recessed a few inches inside a copper tube about 3/4″ in diameter with a fine threads inside. Is there something I’m missing here? This will give you some leverage and not scratch the handle. Thank you!!! May the force be with you my friend!! Take a small block of wood and a claw hammer. There could be a few different issues. The sink is a an over the counter type and when I look under the sink it look like the water pipe goes up through the sink body. If you don’t mind, let me know if this works because I want to help you with this problem. Sounds like you’ve tried your best Angie. The IKEA Brogund Bathroom Faucet’s durable design saves hot water and energy every time by having a cold-water start function and releasing water once the lever is turned to the left. I could see this happening Ted if the faucet body drops a bit. Very clear instructions including taking picture. I did what you said and turned off the water on the right side on my double handle Moen faucet and no leak. I REMOVED ANOTHER SINK HANDLE TO GET AN EXACT SAMPLE AND NOW THIS ONE IS DOING THE SAME. Then I put small blocks of wood (from my kids’ toy blocks) right next to the faucet base. Has been most helpful. That wasn’t my faucet. I am trying to replace the handle adapter (part 10051) and can’t get it to fully seat. Any suggestion, or do i just have to use more force. It worked well with the hot side. The spout can be loosened by turning this screw counterclockwise. =O. Thanks Jody for your tip. You are too generous in sharing your knowledge. I was just telling my daughter how great it makes me feel to help people with their projects, so you made my day . This faucet is just like mine. I have been working for hours to try to get it out without damaging the inside of the faucet. I have tried to fish it out with no luck. Thanks for sharing your story because it will help others to not make the same mistake. Sorry to hear about your leaks John. Once there you’ll be able to find a replacement. If you turned if off for the first time in years and it looks corroded it might be the culprit of low water pressure. thank you, I have taken the handle off but cannot get the base to come off. Never use scouring powder, steel wool or a detergent that is calcium-dissolving, sour or contains alcohol or an abrasive. Turn the base to the left to unscrew it. Could you send me a picture of your cartridge and the faucet where it came from? Jeff, I read your very clear instructions for repairing a 2-handle faucet leak however, my Moen bathroom faucets are the single lever and I would appreciate a run-down on how to fix a leak for this type faucet. My email address is [email protected]. Also, it was interesting to find out that Delta and Peerless brands are basically the same thing. Thank you. 6) Get a long screw of the proper size and screw it into the top of the cartridge so you have something to grab. Turn the faucet handles to release any water that may be trapped inside the piping. Oh, and I like the website setup. The cartridge is recessed in an outside threaded “brass” fitting that sticks up above the sink 5/8″. I replaced the cartridge for the cold water and the leaking from shower head has decreased considerably, but still has a little drip. Send me some pictures or a video and we’ll try to figure this out. Turned off left side and it leaked. Thank you for sharing all you have learned throu trial and error. The seat has a hole in the middle to allow the water to move up through the faucet. Does anyone have a solution? Then I pulled straight up and got it out – took some muscle though. Have you tried pulling up on the faucet then screwing the handles in place? Sustainability & environment. The seats are rubber and sit down in the faucet right below the cartridge. Leaks constantly from where handle attaches to extension hose. where should it be & and what position should the overall faucet position be I guess is the question? Sarah mentioned that the faucet needed a new seat & spring that goes below the cartridge & that stopped her leaks. If not, go ahead and spray the nut and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Then install basin nuts, center the faucet body, and tighten the basin nuts making sure not to overtighten them. But again, this all depends on having a good two inches of copper pipe to work with. Then turned water back on. Thanks for your kind comments about the layout. I am assuming this is the line feeding from the hot water handle, and when turned on/off, feeds the faucet. Thank You!! It is not dripping . Great job tackling this project. If the base of your bathroom faucet leaks, a worn-out O-ring may be the culprit. I do not have any previous experience doing that type of plumbing, how difficult will it be? It was most helpful. You can do this fix yourself and save your money for the movies instead. Fix leaking faucet (Quick step-by-step): To fix a leaking double handle faucet, you will need to remove the cartridge, compression/valve stem, or ceramic disc. Either way great job! 4) It is hard to see because it is the same color as the top of the cartridge, but there is a white plastic retaining nut holding the cartridge down. Hi Jeff, We have a faucet like the one shown in the picture. This worn out component causes water to leak either from the faucet itself or under the handles. The second sink was installed, and cracked after less than a year. Fix rather than replace, I like that so much better. Then turn on the right handle at the sink to release the remaining water that’s in it. Does anyone else get irritated when the bathroom faucet drips constantly? Hello I have a DALSKAR bath faucet that the handle. But don’t fear this common problem. It is not budging. So don't bother calling for parts. We have the roman tub moen faucet. Did you loosen the set screw the entire way? There is no set screw and it will not turn to the left at all I have tried channel locks and a wrench and nothing is working. The result of this repair is no more water dripping from the faucet, no more waste of a precious natural resource, and no more money being added to your water bill. Any idea what I can do? That way I can take a look and we can see how you can access the cartridge . I have an older Mohen similar to the one you illustrated. Refasten the brass nut that secures the cartridge in place by hand tightening it then using channel locks. This was an easy tutorial until I encountered stuck cartridges. Tighten the nut a 1/4 turn, replace the handle, and see if the faucet is still leaking. And I’ve let them sit for 3 days. I should do a tutorial on how to use the 2-in-1 core puller . You should be able to loosen the set screw with an allen wrench David. The first step in fixing any two handled faucet drip is to determine which handle has a bad seal. Does it look just like the handle in my video? If you didn’t already do so, make sure to add plumber’s grease or Moen lubricant to all the seals. I need your expertise Jeff. My cartridge has an extender which we pulled out after unscrewing the screw. Help! At this point it was pretty clear that I needed to take care of this tiny issue . Have same problem as Rebecca Walker. If the nut gets loose and the stem dislodges just a bit then water will leak from underneath the handle. You bet Harry. Delta Bathroom Faucet Leaks: A Simple Fix in Less Than 5 Minutes, Fixing A Leaky Two Handle Faucet – winnerfaucets.info. I am not sure if this account is still active, but thought I would try it. Sandwiched between the top of the cartridge and the threaded part that the handle screws onto, the whole assembly acts as the retaining nut and the faucet is much easier to maintain next time. I replaced both cartridges with no issue. Let me know how it turns out and if your drip disappears . thank you for the very helpful information i replaced two other things and bought a new faucet before i decided to look you up after i realized that only the left was leaking so i went to home depot and got the cartridge and now i am taking the new faucet back for a refund thanks again. Iread all and watched the video and was hoping you might have a solution for a peerless kitchen faucet that is a one piece with a lever, not handles to take off and fix the drip. Jeff, I’ve got nobs that don’t appear to have caps on them and I can’t figure out how to get inside to stop the leak. One was leaking and i fixed it once I found the correct cartridge. I cant loosen the base to replace cartridge. Thanks for saving me money on calling a plumber or needing to replace my entire sink! Wipe off the excess WD40 and use a pair of channel locks to pull the cartridge loose. It is sweated on to a copper pipe, will I need to sweat the new one on as well. I’ll keep at it. What am I doing wrong. I took the broken cartridge (see above) and cut a 2 mm length of tube using a fine hacksaw. Sorry to hear your leak came back. Still a great tutorial but this project probably only takes 15 minutes on newer Moen faucets. Sometimes there are two tabs and you just need to take the cartridge out and turn it 180 degrees and reinsert it into the faucet base. If you remove your faucet handle there should be a nut that holds the stem in place. 7) Take a pair of vice grips or pliers and try pulling out the cartridge. I’ve replaced many cartridges too but attribute it mostly to the water in our area. I pulled on it and it does not come out. If you have a lot of copper pipe sticking out of the wall you could always cut off the existing shut-off valve. Never use scouring powder, steel wool or a detergent that is calcium-dissolving, sour or contains alcohol or an abrasive. I used a pair of vice grips to clamp on the top of the cartridge. I am not really handy, but with these instructions was able to replace the two cartridges in my older moen faucet. Chris Pearson and the DIYThemes Team are awesome. Thanks a lot! It is made from chrome-plated brass and was created by IKEA designers, Henrik Preutz and Nike Karlsson. The nut holds the stem in place. I took a bullnose plier to lift it up but it does not comes out, and I am afraid to pull up to hard, to avoid breaking it. In this quick tutorial I’ll share how to replace the cartridge in a Moen bathroom faucet in less than 15 minutes. They’ll likely give you one for free. Barb, I hope the information was helpful. I should have told you to make a video so that I could post it on my YouTube Channel under a new section entitled “Success Stories: Don’t Wait for Your Husband Just DIY”. Find project details including a tools and materials list here: http://low.es/1RuYdy3Subscribe to Lowe's YouTube: http://bit.ly/1blLmvD or head to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/LowesFor more ideas to improve your home, check out Lowe's How-To Library or our other social media channels:Lowe's - http://www.lowes.com/how-to-libraryFacebook - http://www.facebook.com/lowesTwitter - http://www.twitter.com/lowesPinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/lowesInstagram - http://www.instagram.com/loweshomeimprovement The faucets are 10+ years old and I don’t see a set screw to remove the handle. We changed the cartridge and it is still leaking. I wanted to yank many faucets right from the sink. The base on the cold will not budge. And man it can be frustrating as all heck. Jeff – this was so helpful. when you put the cartridges back in, should they be open or closed? Set the wood near the faucet shaft and use the hammer claw on the long screw as though you were pulling a nail. My faucet assembly looks exactly like these pictures, other than the handle style. I now have a drip leak from the shower head, just like my original problem after about 3 weeks from the start of this project. Any suggestions? I had a similar Moen Model 84206e that had the handle break and the parts they sent end with me placing the handle over the handle adapter, there was no screwing it on. There could be mineral deposits in the small inlet leading from the faucet handle base to the faucet spout. I tried to take off the handle so hard but to fail. Hi Jeff, I have soaked it with WD40 for three days, but still can’t get loose. Not a leak! I’ve taken it on and off so many times, I don’t know if it was open or closed. I will remove the cartridge, clean and re-grease it and keep my fingers crossed. Thanks again!! If … I bought a set of 2 online for about $5 (and $9 shipping). Well, maybe there’s something more frustrating like holiday traffic but that’s a different story all together. The reason I ask is usually channel locks are sufficient to remove the lock nut holding the cartridge in place. I tested the water shut off valve by replacing the new cartrdige with the old cartrdige and the water pressure was just fine – altho the drip returned. Weirdly, the dripping has stopped, even though I did not get very far on your directions. IKEA Plumbing Product 22399. do u have any ideas? I, like Mary, had a very difficult time pulling out the cartridge. How do I get the cartridge out? After getting the correct cartridge took me only about 15 min to fix it. Great info mate. It was very helpful, and the pictures & instructions were clear — unlike the ones on many of the other sites I checked. I have a Moen bathroom double handle faucet. As soon as I turn on the valve for cold water the faucet starts to drip, more than a drip. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes. I have a older Moen faucet (about 10 yrs) and it does not have a nut at the bottom. The reason for the repair was because the faucet started to drip and then when closed continued to drip and made a high pitched squealing noise. I installed a new bathroom faucet and it came with a new drain pipe and sink drain outlet flange. Use a small Allen wrench to poke around and dislodge any debris in the inlet. Anyone know? To replace an old O-ring, unscrew the stem from the packing nut and remove the O-ring. Even if you do see leaks this indicates the left handle’s seals are bad. I’ve heard great stories about all the major faucet companies doing similar things. Another easy fix but I needed to order the part as there wasn’t anything that matched at the hardware store that day. Thanks for the posts. My problem is that the hot water does not come out at all at the faucet when turning the handle (cold water works fine). Hey Paul, did you loosen the set screw or try to unscrew it counterclockwise? John, it does sound like your shut-off valve needs to be replaced if the water is still on. Need help as soon as possible please. The Moen part has a brass valve in the cartridge while the other part, as far as I can tell, is entirely plastic. HMMMMM ANY SUGGESTIONS. Hope the tutorial helped! Any suggestions for pulling that cartridge out, which seems to be super jammed or gunked up and stuck. Purchased from IKEA. Wipe clean with a water dampened soft cloth and a mild non-abrasive dish detergent or soap, if necessary. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. With the bathroom sink’s new Moen replacement cartridge in place you can now put on the faucet handle. Under your sink there should be two shutoff valves that connect the water lines to each respective faucet handle. Thank You!! If it helps, here’s what I had to do to get the old cartridge out: 1) Unscrew the silver retaining nut and lift the plastic extender out of its body. Especially if you don’t have a flexible supply line. This is the kind of stuff I love hearing about. pls let me know. The O-ring is what will keep water from getting in under the faucet body. Only got part of it out. I have a moen 2 handle bath faucet. This will help align the threads. I can’t get the stupid thing to come off :/ Tried wd40. This one has no visible way to take the handle off? Thank you. I can’t get the plastic cartridge out of the faucet body – it just doesn’t budge – any suggestions? I screwed up this repair and I cant find a similar mistake anywhere online. Thanks Sarah for your tip about Delta and Peerless. It worked fine but had a water hammer in the hot water side. If the answer is no then your right handle has good seals. If you just want to swap out the old faucet for a new one we highly recommend single handle faucets like Hansgrohe’s Talis Select. Faulty cartridges are one reason you get water leaking from bathroom faucets and they’re easy to replace. Determine which side of your faucet is leaking by shutting off the water supply valves one at a time. You’re the man. And apparently my youngest daughter feels the same way: she came to me the other day complaining about water coming from the faucet even though she hadn’t turned it on yet. Hi Karen, I’m not sure about your specific setup but here’s what you could do. Your shut-off valve is probably either sweated on with solder, is a compression fitting, or screwed on. I tried to see if the cartridge was inserted incorrectly but never heard back from Steve. Wondering if the opening in the metal part of the cartridge was not turned to the correct spot …. Only secure the brass nut enough to keep water from leaking from underneath the new Moen replacement cartridge. Played around with setting the handle on the cartridge in several different directions. Thanks Stormy for your question. The only difficulty I had was extracting the cartridge but after applying white vinegar and using a thin blade to disengage the cartridge from the faucet, I was able to pull it straight up and out. You saved me a lot of time figuring out how the tap on this particular faucet came apart. You’re right, it’s a lot easier on newer faucets. Sorry if I made it look too easy but I didn’t want anyone to give up before getting started. Just fixed the cold side on a leaking two-handle Moen faucet. Hey Edgard, send me a few pictures of your faucet handle. Hey Brian, if you want to go ahead and send me some pictures of your handles. Improbable but possible. The IKEA Brogund Bathroom Faucet’s durable design saves hot water and energy every time by having a cold-water start function and releasing water once the lever is turned to the left. Any suggestions? Opening all those pickle jars has paid off, lol. But let me know if this is what you want to do , Jeff, a little warning about getting cartridge out would have been helpful. The problem that I have is that it’s still leaking. Is there another technique to remove the base . I am having the same troubles. I have a Moen Monticello Batheroom Faucet. 3) Unscrew the plastic part that the faucet handle was screwed onto. I have a Price Pfister faucet that looks very similar to the one you have pictured and has a dripping issue. Wow, have to Thank you big time. Thank You!! Thanks so much Paul. Any ideas? Check if the leak comes back. (I know, you can say “I told you so…”) When I got home and installed the replacement part I experienced the same problem as Steve – no water pressure! Hi, I have an ikea tärnan faucet in the kitchen which is dripping heavily now. I bought a “comparable” replacement part. First, place the O-ring on the base of the faucet into the grove. How do I fix a leak for a ALSVIK AA-289447-2 Plumb Any tips on how to remove the top cap of a Moen double tap? Glad to inadvertently help your husband. That will help me give you a better answer. Who ever put this info on the net, thank you. the pictures in this demonstration are not the same as my faucet.in my faucet i first took out the handle, then the red plastic that had a screw; now i have a copper pipe with schreds and the white cartridge is about one inch inside the pipe. I read your very clear instructions for repairing a 2-handle faucet leak however, my Moen bathroom faucets are the single lever and I would appreciate a run-down on how to fix a leak for this type faucet. Sorry I couldn’t be more specific but this is a good approach . So let’s begin. I can turn the body but it never comes off just keeps turning. Any suggestions? How To Fix A Dripping or Leaky Double Handle Faucet - YouTube I apparently bought the wrong seats and springs. So you replaced the cartridge. The faucets are 10+ years old and I don’t see a set screw to remove the handle. Hi Mary, did you unscrew the nut that keeps the cartridge in place? Now you’ve got spending money!!! One thing that really wears on the parts is hard water, which we have big time. The step-by-step pictures might have been my hand, I literally did what the pics show. thanks, lynn. 5) CAREFULLY use the tool to unthread the retaining nut. Please help. (Thanks! Where could I get a replacement for the cartridge lock nut? They’re pretty good to deal with. However, not all faucet leaks are that obvious, and they can occur in places other than the spout itself. most have a cap with a screw underneath. Unfortunately, the cold side was stuck, and the tool stripped the plastic nut. Off it came and it was then a quick fix following your instructions. All went well until I tried to screw the faucet handles back on. LOL. Check the faucet to see if there are any leaks. Put a screwdriver down in there and loosen the screw until the body comes off. I purchased a Moen cartridge ($13.95) and finished the project – all the time referring to Jeff’s video. Definitely let me know what you find out. Let me know if this helps and we’ll take it from there . It's been getting worse for a while now, and I'm considering buying an entire new faucet. Let me know if this helps. The wood blocks protected the base of the facet/sink from scratching. Foundations Single-Handle 1-Spray Shower Faucet in Chrome (Valve Included) The Foundations Single-Handle 1-Spray Shower The Foundations Single-Handle 1-Spray Shower Faucet in Chrome from Delta is built for today's busy home with bustling bathroom activity. Starting at one side then moving your way around it like you would do to remove a car tire. I stumbled upon your information after searching for issues with a Moen cartridge. With it came a couple of small black rubber ‘washers’. I finally got the cartridge out after a bit of muscle work. With your new faucet cartridge in hand all you need to do is refer back to the picture you took of the stem position. I believe I am doing it correctly. Can you please help me out? Cheers! I was able to replace both cartridges within ten minutes…….and no more drips! I have a Moen Monticello faucet system on my roman tub. I have all Men faucetts in my home. It is(was) leaking from the mounting nuts underneath. The Moen bathroom faucets may be the original. The IKEA Voxnan Bathroom Faucet has a cold-start function to prevent hot water waste and save energy. Sustainability & environment. Please let me know if you have any suggestions or tips of your own. Jeff, thanks so much for this post – very helpful! I even took the new cartridge back to the hardware store and replaced it as I thought maybe the new cartridge was faulty. You could also have a faulty shutoff valve. Moen sells a long tool (a tube with two tabs on it) for removing the nut. I also found that the cartridge was very difficulty to pull out. I’m wondering if there is some kind of buildup lodged in the faucet itself. (If you do, see my top nut extension trick below) Work your way around until the nut is deformed. Great site. Now the second one is leaking and I wanted to repair it, but the faucet base is really stubborn and I have tried turning it counter clockwise with channel grips projecting the facet base with rubber pad. The tool is metal. Our moen faucet has been dripping for months and I was tired of waiting on my husband to take care of it so I did it myself. 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