Quick Answer: How Do I Fix A Single Handle Kitchen Faucet??

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Why is my Moen kitchen faucet leaking?

Water Leaking Due to Worn O- Ring

There are generally two causes of water leaking from your Moen faucet. Because pull-out spray faucets have a single handle, the most common cause of the water leaking is the O-ring. To replace the O-ring, turn off the water to the faucet from below the counter.

How do you replace a Moen single handle kitchen faucet?

How to Fix a Moen Single Handle Kitchen Faucet

  • Turn the water supply pipes in a clockwise direction to turn the water off.
  • Remove the handle.
  • Remove the cam nut and the spout to access the ball assembly.
  • Lift the circular plastic cam off of the faucet assembly, followed by the metal ball.
  • Press each replacement valve spring onto its replacement valve seat.

How do you fix a dripping kitchen faucet with two handles?

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How do you remove a Moen single handle kitchen faucet?

How to Disassemble a Moen Kitchen Faucet

  1. Locate the setscrew in the handle.
  2. Pry off the cap on top of the handle with a screwdriver to expose the screw, if necessary.
  3. Unscrew the set screw in the handle.
  4. Lift off the handle, exposing a round stainless cartridge collar with an indent that points up.
  5. Remove this cartridge collar by pulling up on it manually.

Why is my faucet leaking at the base?

A leak around the base of a kitchen faucet is usually caused by worn out O-ring seals located under the faucet spout. Replacing these O-ring seals can add years to the life of the faucet. Turn off the water supply to both the hot and cold sides of the faucet.