How-To on Stuck Moen

How-to on stuck moen

PostBy: Dave 1234 On: Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:05 pm

Just a tip on a snapped off and stuck Moen mixing valve.

Find a thin soldering tip iron . Melt away and chip out the nylon sides of the outer body.
Clean the copper bore, lube well with bag balm or equivalent , and install new valve.

Don't beat the fittings up !

Dave 8-)
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Stove/Furnace Model: 520


Re: How-to on stuck moen

PostBy: pintoplumber On: Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:56 pm

Was this a posi temp? Dennis
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Re: How-to on stuck moen

PostBy: davidmcbeth3 On: Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:05 pm

My mixing valve ? Finally gave up on it after yet another drip drip drip leak.

Put in a sharkbite one in about 5 min.... once I got the part in

Updated ... understand now valve on shower/tub valve.

These are not easy but not too bad, if they were installed correctly.

Otherwise...a hole wall may need to be re-tiled....which isn't that bad but a pain
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Re: How-to on stuck moen

PostBy: Dave 1234 On: Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:27 pm

pintoplumber wrote:Was this a posi temp? Dennis

Yup !
Dave 1234
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1948 International boiler, EFM S-20 stoker
Coal Size/Type: Buck,
Stove/Furnace Make: EFM
Stove/Furnace Model: 520

Re: How-to on stuck moen

PostBy: pintoplumber On: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:08 pm

Boy, they can be a bugger. Sometimes we run two 3" drywall screws into the plastic and pull them out with 2 pliers. The last two I drilled out with a hole saw. Dennis
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Burnham number series 17
Other Heating: Oil, forced hot air. Rheem

Re: How-to on stuck moen

PostBy: Dave 1234 On: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:38 pm

pintoplumber wrote:Boy, they can be a bugger. Sometimes we run two 3" drywall screws into the plastic and pull them out with 2 pliers. The last two I drilled out with a hole saw. Dennis


I sure don't want to come back as a plumber in my next life !
You guys earn your money .

I never miss water until I can't have it .

Dave 8-)
Dave 1234
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1948 International boiler, EFM S-20 stoker
Coal Size/Type: Buck,
Stove/Furnace Make: EFM
Stove/Furnace Model: 520