How to Remove a Flow Restrictor from a Moen Shower Head
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All manufacturers, including Moen, now place flow restrictors in the neck of the shower head to help conserve water. To eliminate the low-water pressure problem requires removing the flow restrictor from the Moen shower head.
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Then, how do you remove a flow restrictor from a shower?
Take care not to damage the gasket as you do so. Remove the flow restrictor, which is a plastic disc that covers the shower head inlet located behind a star-shaped metal piece in the shower head. Hook the paper clip under one section of the flow restrictor and twist it to pry up and remove the flow restrictor.
How do you remove a water flow restrictor?
Insert the screwdriver into the pipe end of the showerhead. Press the tool on one edge of the plastic water restrictor. Place the tool under the flow restrictor and pull gently to remove it from the opening.