How To Tighten A Loose Single Handle Kitchen Faucet : 27+ Kitchen Pictures. I would like to figure out how to tighten it, but due to the location of drain pipes and you can buy them anywhere for $8 to $40. The hex size is 3/32.
Most moen faucets have a cartridge inside that controls the tighten a loose faucet by clearing out underneath the sink and tightening the nuts underneath the faucet that hold the faucet down using a wrench. If you can't find a decorative cap, check the lower part of the handle where unscrew the headgear nut using a spanner. Channel locks, a large wrench, or in my case, vice grips.
Long time because of frequent use, the control of a moen kitchen faucet will relax which effectively affects the convenience off and one of the kitchen valves.
First turn off the water supply to the faucet. Remove the handle to determine if the handle itself needs to be replaced or the diverter valve is worn. I have to play with it to get the faucet to stop dripping. But before you do anything else, make sure to locate the water cutoff so you can turn off.