|Moen Shower Valve Buying Guide|
|Approved for Commercial Use||Yes|
|Cartridge Technology||1225 Cartridge|
|Faucet Type||Shower Faucet|
|Installation Type||Wall Mounted|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 Year Limited Commercial, Limited Lifetime Residential|
|Mounting Hardware Included||Yes|
|Number Of Handles||1|
|Number Of Ports||2|
|Shower Head Included||No|
|Valve Type||Pressure Balanced|
- Valve trim is constructed of metal - ensuring durability and dependability
- Covered under Moen's limited lifetime warranty for residential installations and 5-year limited warranty for commercial installations
- Premier finishing process - finishes will resist rusting and corrosion through everyday use
- Coordinates seamlessly with Moen's Legend line of products
- Volume and temperature control - handle pulls out to adjust volume and pushes in to turn flow of water off; turn handle left and right to adjust temperature of water
- Pre-set safety stop with override capability included with valve trim
- Escutcheon (Trim Plate) Diameter: 7"
- Rough-in valve is included with valve trim
Product Technologies / Benefits:
- Moentrol® Valve: A pressure balancing valve that will deliver perfect water coverage using both force and flow. It also features a temperature memory that help to prevent any hot or cold surges as other faucets or waterways in the house might be used.
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Our SKU: 3170
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5 Questions from the Community
The acrylic knob on the Moen 3170 can be replaced with the Moen 100224 lever set to make it easier to turn.
Can I replace the existing acrylic handle in the Moen 3170 with one easier to grab by a person with arthritis?
A. The acrylic knob on the Moen 3170 can be replaced with the Moen 100224 lever set to make it easier to turn.
The Moen 3170 comes with the Moentrol valve. You do not need to purchase a valve separately.
If the Moen 3170 comes with a valve, why do the questions and answers state that a moen 3170 or moen 3570 are recommended? Is this included with the Moen 3170 or does it required and must be purchased separately?
A. The Moen 3170 comes with the Moentrol valve. You do not need to purchase a valve separately.
The Moen 3170 is just the trim while the 3175 also contains the shower head. At 2.75" you should not need an extension.
What is the difference between the 3170 and the 3175? Also, the dimension from the C/L of my water line to the tile face is 2 3/4 in. Is an extension needed and available?
A. The Moen 3170 is just the trim while the 3175 also contains the shower head. At 2.75" you should not need an extension.
The replacement escutcheon for the Moen 3170 in the Polished Brass is Moen 97578. The replacement in any other available finish is Moen 97577.
How do I get a replacement for just the round plate with 2 holes?
The recommended valve for the Moen 3170 is either the Moen 3570, which has stops, or the Moen 3520, which does not have stops.
What valve is recommended?
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Moen® products have been manufactured under the highest standards of quality and workmanship. Moen warrants to the original consumer purchaser for as long as the original consumer purchaser owns their home (the "Warranty Period" for homeowners), that this faucet will be leak and drip-free during normal use and all parts and finishes of this faucet will be free from defects in material and manufacturing workmanship. All other purchasers (including purchasers for industrial, commercial and business use) are warranted for a period of 5 years from the original date of purchase (the "Warranty Period" for non-homeowners). This warranty is applicable only to faucets purchased after December 1995 and shall be effective from the date of purchase as shown on purchaser's receipt. Faucets purchased prior to December 1995, Moen warrants to the original consumer purchaser that this faucet will be leak and drip free during normal domestic use for as long as you own it. If this faucet should ever develop a leak or drip during this time, Moen will FREE OF CHARGE provide the parts necessary to put the faucet back in good working condition.
Moen warrants to the original consumer purchaser all other aspects of this faucet to be free from defects in material and workmanship for two (2) years from date of purchase except for decorator finishes which are warranted for (1) year from date of purchase. A replacement for any defective part will be supplied free of charge for installation by the consumer. Defects or damage caused by the use of other than genuine Moen parts are not covered by this warranty.
If this faucet should ever develop a leak or drip during the Warranty Period, Moen will FREE OF CHARGE provide the parts necessary to put the faucet back in good working condition and will replace FREE OF CHARGE, any part or finish that proves defective in material and manufacturing workmanship, under normal installation, use and service. Replacement parts may be obtained by calling 1-800-BUY MOEN (1-800-289-6636), or by writing to the address shown below.
25300 Al Moen Drive
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070-8022
Proof of purchase (original sales receipt) from the original consumer purchaser must accompany all warranty claims. Defects or damage caused by the use of other than genuine Moen parts are not covered by this warranty.
This warranty is extensive in that it covers replacement of all defective parts and finishes. However, damage due to installation error, product abuse, product misuse, or use of cleaners containing abrasives, alcohol or other organic solvents, whether performed by a contractor, service company, or yourself, are excluded from this warranty. Moen will not be responsible for labor charges and/or damage incurred in installation, repair or replacement, nor for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages, losses, injury or costs of any nature relating to this faucet. Except as provided by law, this warranty is in lieu of and excludes all other warranties, conditions and guarantees, whether expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise, including without restriction those of merchantability or of fitness for use.
Some states, provinces and nations do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state, province to province, nation to nation. Moen will advise you of the procedure to follow in making warranty claims. Simply write to Moen Incorporated using the address above. Explain the defect and include proof of purchase and your name, address, area code and telephone number.