Moen T4570 cartridge nut removal

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by cpeters, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. cpeters

    cpeters New Member

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    I want to replace cart# 1224 on my monticello widespread lav faucet.
    I got the tool but the nut isn't budging. The tool probabaly needs some
    holes to attach a lever. Is it okay to use wd40? Any ideas on how to get
    it to budge? Thanks.
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    nut

    WD-40 might damage/melt the plastic nut. Just grab the tool with Channellock pliers and turn it.
     
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