What size socket for Moen pushbutton diverter?

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by calantha, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. calantha

    calantha New Member

    Aug 22, 2008
    New York
    I want to replace a Moen pushbutton diverter model # 1198. It's recessed, and I'm thinking of using a socket wrench with a deep socket to remove the old one. Do you think a socket wrench will do the job, and can you tell me what size socket I will need? Thanks.
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    They are always "recessed". If I remember properly, it is a 3/4" socket. Buy the new diverter and measure it to be sure.
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