Moen kitchen faucet is leaking from base under the sink?

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Corbino

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I took off the moen faucet each of the 3 parts and cannot figure out why it is leaking from underneath the sink where the base is at. I checked the gaskets and everything is fine, (you can see in the pictures where water is dripping from the base underneath the sink but no water is leaking up top).
 

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Sparky asks a good question. If you cannot figure it out I would recommend removing the faucet from the sink. Reconnect it under the sink directly to the valves and then turn it on. (You can direct the water into a bucket) Now you'll have a full view of the faucet and you can see where it's leaking and then go from there
 

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I had the same issue at my daughter's house. The cartridge was leaking and the water ran down internally into the cabinet. The faucet had other issues so a total replacement was the fix.
 

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I took off the moen faucet each of the 3 parts and cannot figure out why it is leaking from underneath the sink where the base is at. I checked the gaskets and everything is fine, (you can see in the pictures where water is dripping from the base underneath the sink but no water is leaking up top).
Not really a plumbing question but more like a basic DIY question with a hint of interest. Can't really understand what you mean by base, but if it's the place where the water connection is, then the water is not leaking, you are just seeing the drips of water. The thing to check is whether it is properly connected to the water supply line. Usually we use garden hose pipe to connect it to the water supply line. If the hose pipe is not properly connected then there will be a leak. So check that and also check the O-ring and gasket.
 
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