Do all Moen showers use the same valve?
For many years Moen tub/shower valves have been manufactured using one of three valves. These valves are Standard, Posi-Temp and Moentrol. Although the look is similar, the trim is not necessarily interchangeable.
What is the difference between Moen 2 Series and 3 Series?
Now, Moen is introducing NEW! 2-Series trim options for the M-CORE Valve System. 2-Series trim offers temperature control capabilities and is pressure-balanced, while the 3-Series trim offers both temperature and volume control.
What is the difference between Moentrol and Posi Temp?
The PosiTemp doesn’t have Temperature Memory. The handle goes from one side to the other always going from cold to hot from the off position. The Moentrol Valve has volume control which controls the water flow rate so you get the amount of water you want at the temperature you desire.
Where is the model number on a Moen shower valve?
Exact model numbers can be found on your box or on your instruction sheet. If unavailable, you may find the general family series number on the back of the spout (non pullout).
Can I use Moen 1225 instead of 1222?
Are The Moen 1222 & 1225 Cartridges Interchangeable? NO! While the Moen 1200 and the Moen 1225 cartridges are interchangeable, the Moen 1222 Posi Temp cartridge is absolutely not interchangeable with the Moen 1225 or 1200.
Is Moentrol discontinued?
Is Moen Phasing Out Moentrol? The quick answer is yes and no. Everything is moving to the new valve platform, but Moen is still taking measures to keep old school homeowners and industry professionals happy. They are continuing to make valve trim that will work with Moentrol valves.
What year did Moen Posi Temp come out?
The design goal is to maintain the temperature of the shower for safety and comfort reasons, even if the volume of water is reduced. This was followed by the Posi-Temp cycling valve in 1985, which uses the larger 1222 cartridge.
Can you mix Moen and Delta?
4. Types of fittings. Delta and Moen valves are not interchangeable because they use different types of fittings. If you have a delta valve, it will most likely be made for 3/8″ pipe threading.