Chicago Faucets Ceramic Cartridge Installation
Step by step instructions for installation and replacement of a Chicago Faucets ceramic disc cartridge:




Ensure cartridges are in the closed position before installing into valve body. Cartridges feature color-coded seats. Blue seat on cold cartridge, red seat on hot cartridge.


Step 1 Push each cartridge into valve body until it seats. Add cap nuts and hand tighten. Add handles.


Step 2 Rotate RIGHT handle (and cartridge) counter clockwise to the desired closed position.


Step 3 Using handle to maintain stem position, fully tighten right cap nut to 20 to 27 ft. lb. torque.


Step 4 Move LEFT handle (without moving cartridge) to the open position and fully tighten right cap nut to 20 to 27 ft. lb. torque. Return handle to closed position.



Chicago Faucets Ceramic Cartridges: