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Old 12-14-2012, 11:26 PM   #16
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Yes they should, but if it's not too much trouble to leave your water turned off for a while, I'd pull the old cartridge to take to the store with you. Just to make sure you get the right replacement part.

If you're lucky, the old cartridge will come out without using a puller. I was not lucky on mine, so rather than buy a puller tool, I just called a plumber.

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Old 12-15-2012, 08:04 AM   #17
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Whenever the shower is running and something as little as the kitchen faucet is turned on the shower water goes instantly cold. Any thoughts on why this might happen?
Is it electric?
If so the bottom heating clement is not working and only heating the top portion of the tank and that is why you run out quickly.
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Yep---and the puller---free from Moen if you don't mind waiting for the mail-----Buy the real one--there are aftermarket cartridges available---I never used one,seems like a poor choice---
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Old 12-15-2012, 05:39 PM   #19
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Yep---and the puller---free from Moen if you don't mind waiting for the mail--
Dang, wish I'd known that!

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