No hot water on Moen Shower Faucet

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by CMWill46, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. CMWill46

    CMWill46 New Member

    Messages:
    2
    Location:
    Dayton, Ohio
    Here's my problem. I am finishing up a shower remodel and installed a new Moen Faucet for shower. I'm done tiling and grouting so I was going to caulk around the tub. I know that it's best to fill up the tub before doing so. I turned on my faucet and all I am getting is cold water. When i turn the valve to the hot side it goes off. I'm guessing that it's not opening on the hot side? Would the next step be to remove the cartridge and replace it. I know there is hot water to the valve. I just don't know the next thing to do.

    Thanks in advance for any help.

    Chris
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Messages:
    8,997
    Location:
    San Diego
    Assuming you have the Moen positemp valve, the cartridge is stuck on the cold side. You could take it out, take it apart and use some silicone grease on the spool.
Similar Threads: water Moen
Forum Title Date
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Shower squeals then water flow stops - Moen 3301 Thermostatic Shower Valve Nov 10, 2014
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Moen 1222 valve not working with hot water on demand heater Oct 1, 2013
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Still no cold water in shower after replacing Moen cartidge May 31, 2013
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice New Moen Posi-Temp Cartridge - Still NO Cold Water Feb 17, 2012
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Moen Single Handle shower- no cold water??? Jun 24, 2010

Share This Page