Bath tub faucet off position change


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Old 11-02-22, 08:19 PM
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Bath tub faucet off position change

When I try to turn off bath Moen shower/tube valve, a strange thing happened this evening. The handler is difficult to turn, after apply extra force to turn it to normal OFF position, water continue running. Turn it back to middle position, water is off with small amount leak. If it is leak, changing valve cartridge could help, but now OFF position changed what I could do? What is root cause? Any suggestions? Thanks
 
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Old 11-02-22, 10:30 PM
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The handle is usually on a knurled shaft. It can spin on that shaft.
Post some pictures of what you have....... How to insert pictures.
 
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Old 11-03-22, 07:37 AM
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See above attached pictures
 
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Old 11-03-22, 09:22 AM
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In my shower the cartridge is the shaft that the handle attaches too so if something was forced it may have stripped but a new cartridge would put it back to normal.
 
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Old 11-03-22, 12:13 PM
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The part strips or others Could cause difficulty to pull the shaft/cartridge out? If it is, how to handle it? Because I have to turn off house inlet valve and no water supply for whole house when replacing. I like to DIY, but try to be ready in advance.
 
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Have you tried what Pjmax recommended? That is the first step before replacing parts.
 
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Old 11-03-22, 04:33 PM
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The shaft is part of the cartridge's, the cartridge is inserted into the valve body and secured by a plate, a clip, or a large threaded cap. So the connection of the handle to the shaft should not be effected.

You should also have isolation valves to the shower which would isolate the tub from the house.
 
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Old 11-06-22, 01:46 PM
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Mine does not have isolate valve to control shower faucet but one house inlet valve, which control all valves, although all sink valves have their own Isolate valves.
1 As sown in the picture, what cartridge model may be suit my valve? Go to lows and find there are several cartridges with different model number.









 

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