Are you ready to upgrade your kitchen with a touchless faucet that can make cooking and cleaning a breeze? In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the step-by-step process of installing a Moen touchless kitchen faucet.
You don’t need to be a plumbing expert or a DIY pro to install this faucet – with the right tools and our easy-to-follow instructions, you can do it yourself in no time.
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en Touchless Faucet
- 3/32 drill bit
- Hose guide nut
- Installation tool (V) (recommended for safety and ease of faucet replacement)
4 Steps to install Moen Touchless Faucet
1. Remove and discard the protective cap from the pulldown hose.
This cap is typically placed on the pulldown hose to protect it during shipping and handling. Make sure to remove it before installing the faucet.
2. Insert the pulldown hose into the quick connect at the bottom of the control box
The quick connect is a mechanism that allows you to easily attach the pulldown hose to the control box. Insert the hose into the quick connect until it clicks into place.
Install the faucet body, including the data cable and single-hole deck gasket, in the hole in the sink
4. For models with a soap dispenser, insert the soap dispenser base through the gasket and sinkhole.
Make sure to leave at least 8 inches of clearance between the faucet and soap dispenser for optimal sensor operation.
How to clean you Moen touchless Faucet
Once you’ve installed your touchless faucet, you might be thinking you’re off the hook for good. But hold up just a hot second, because if you don’t keep the touchless faucet clean, you’re asking for trouble.
See, all sorts of gunk and grime can build up over time, and if you don’t clean it , Your faucet might stop working in a few months after installation. So do yourself a solid and make a habit of cleaning your touchless faucet, okay?
Step-by-Step process on how to clean a Moen touchless faucet
1. Turn off water supply lines
To start cleaning your Moen touchless faucet, turn off the water supply lines to prevent any accidental water flow.
2. Remove filter plug
Use a flat-bladed screwdriver to remove the filter plug located at the bottom of the control box. This will allow you to access the screen for cleaning.
3. Rinse screen
Once the filter plug is removed, rinse the screen to remove any debris.
4. Reinstall filter plug
After cleaning the screen, reinstall the filter plug in its original position.
5. Clean hose screen
If you need to clean the screen on the hose, refer to the troubleshooting section of the instruction guide for detailed instructions.
6. Fill sink with vinegar solution
Fill your sink with hot water and add two tablespoons of white vinegar. This solution will help to remove any dirt or grime that has built up on your faucet.
7. Let faucet sit
Place the faucet in the sink and let it sit in the vinegar solution for around 10 minutes.
8. Rinse off
After 10 minutes, rinse the faucet off with water to remove any vinegar residue.
9. Check for wear
Inspect the sprayer button area and nozzle opening for any signs of excessive wear. If these areas show excessive wear, they should be replaced to ensure the longevity of the faucet.
Well, there you have it – a simple and easy guide to installing a Moen touchless kitchen faucet. With just a few basic tools and our step-by-step instructions, you can upgrade your kitchen with a touchless faucet that will make your life a whole lot easier. No need to be a pro plumber or a DIY expert – anyone can do it. So, grab your batteries, drill, screwdriver, hose guide nut, and installation tool, and get to work.
And, Make sure to clean the faucet regularly to prevent any build-up of dirt or grime. Regular cleaning of your Moen touchless faucet will ensure that it lasts for years.