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Old 09-18-2012, 06:49 PM   #16
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I restated my question re Graff
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Thanks Glayd. Do you have info specific on removing the cartridge? A colleague has the fawcett with a leak and is trying to remove the cartridge.
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Hello Jack- I recommend calling Graff directly for this situation. We are a retail location and I do not have much knowledge on how to fix issues with faucets. They can be reached directly at 1-800-954-4723. Thanks and have a great day!


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Old 09-18-2012, 10:24 PM   #17
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Got that sucker out!!

Since I knew I was getting a new one sent to me I put a little more force on it and it popped out.

Thanks everyone for the help. Much appreciated!
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Glad you got it. A little more force was the answer, -- Someone will come by this thread some day looking at removing a Graff cartridge....
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Consider turning the water back on momentarily using the water pressure to remove it or assist you pulling. You might suspend a towel over it in case it comes flying out.
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:20 PM   #20
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A couple of months ago I too was struggling with a faucet cartridge~Moen. No amount of force could pull that cartridge out. Putting together a lever jig and attempting I actually cracked the outer housing in the attempt this, after Moen said all I could do was to drill the cartridge out
Ultimately I purchased a replacement~American Standard

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If the center of a moen cartridge comes out but shell is still stuck in there the easiest way i know to remove then is with a 1/2" pipe tap and a piece of 1/4" copper around 2" long.
Shove the copper down the hole where the stem came out till it bottems out on back of faucet housing,then thread the pipe tap into the shell and start cranking.
When the tap bottems out against the copper keep screwing it in untill the shell comes out of faucet.
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Good to know if I ever get another Moen
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Mine is the Graff Perfeque G-1700-LM3

I looked at the diagram and its similar to mine. The nut you are referring is brass and I already removed it. It goes on top of the cartridge.
How did you get this brass part out? I'm having the worst trouble with this, too.
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Nevermind! I just needed a better wrench and some elbow grease.
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Yep, It took some heavy pulling on mine too.....er......faucet cartridge that is.
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Consider turning the water back on momentarily using the water pressure to remove it or assist you pulling. You might suspend a towel over it in case it comes flying out.
Yea, Do that. Call Larry, Moe, And Curly to come over for backup. Make sure you post the video.
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Yea, Do that. Call Larry, Moe, And Curly to come over for backup. Make sure you post the video.
No backup needed if you know how to turn the water on one drip faster than the leak that needs repaired. We're talking hydraulics and that's way above L,M and C.

In the next class session I'll demonstrate how to correct a plumber screw up without turning the water off.

The screw up. When the plumber arrived to replace the delta cartridges ( two controls H-C ) water on was CCW. When he departed water on was CW. That doesn't set too well with old folks that's set in their ways.
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Good to know if I ever get another Moen
I just used a metal drill bit that was a touch over sized for the center hole. It grabbed that outer shell and it came right out.

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