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SKU: 90245
   based on 8 Reviews
100% recommend this product
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About the Pfister 974-042


Product Details

Product: Parts and Accessories
Manufacturer: Pfister
Mpn # 974-042
Weight 1.50 lbs.

Product Features

  • Compatible with Pfister 0X8 / JX8 pressure balancing valve
  • Pfister Pforever Warranty covers finish & function for life
  • Genuine Pfister Part
  • Sold individually



Rated 5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Amazing Customer Service Rated 5 by Joe
  Yes, I recommend this product.
I have a OX8 Pressure value from 1996. It's leaking so I called customer service to help me identify the replacement part. In a matter of 30 seconds she identified the replacement part and notified me she would ship at no charge. That's right totally FREE. She was smart, nice, and helpful. What more could you possible hope for?? After 19 years Pfister is replacing my parts for free. I would have been happy if replacement parts were still available, but to have them in stock and free makes me a customer and ambassador for life. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Originally posted on Dec/2015

Superior Service!! Rated 5 by John
  Yes, I recommend this product.
My wife and I live in a house that was built in the mid 90's. both baths incorporate Price Pfister faucets and shower units. One shower unit had started to leak slightly so I called Pfister to find out what part I needed. I was told I needed this balance cartridge and what was my name and address. That was pretty much the extent of our conversation. I hung up and didn't give it much further thought. To my surprise, about a week later I received a small package with the part and install instructions inside. I was not told they would be sending anything but I was very delighted to see this arrive. No charge!! It was a snap to install and I now feel I can get another 20 years problem free! Nice to have Price Pfister in the house.
Originally posted on Nov/2015

Top notch customer service !!! Rated 5 by Toronto customer
  Yes, I recommend this product.
My case is similar to one of the ones I read here. I contacted via email to the customer services, inquiring for a piece I'm looking for. I described the piece, the part number and provided my contact info on the "contact us" form. The first email from them was acknowledging they had received my inquire and the second one, just a few days later, was to letting me know the piece was on the mail. My inquire was if they had the part, how much it could be (including shipping to Canada... yes, to Canada) so I could ordered and pay for it. But it was part of the lifetime guarantee for their products. Tis morning I installed the piece (faucet cartridge) and I couldn't be happier. Easy installation and like-new functionality. Thank you very much Pfister team, from Toronto, Canada.
Originally posted on Feb/2016

great customer service Rated 5 by aloha Ken
  Yes, I recommend this product.
25 year old valve was leaking quite badly.Called customer service,they identified the obsolete 2 piece cartridge,sent a replacement retrofit cartridge,and also sent a new cartridge for our second bathroom shower. I replaced both cartridges with no problem and much gratitude goes to Pfister and the customer service department.
Originally posted on Dec/2015

Questions & Answers


Hi, there! Thank you for your interest in our Pfister 974-042 shower cartridge part. For acrylic handles, we recommend the Pfister 940-2400 acrylic handle. Please take note that this cartridge will not be compatible with Thermostatic and the Hanover collection handle parts. Hope this helps. You can purchase these products by clicking Add to Cart. Enter your zip code and you're all set. Thank you and we hope to see you again here at!


Yes, we do! The replacement handle for this Pfister 974-042 shower cartridge is listed as the Pfister 940-097A. If you have a 974-042 cartridge older than 1997, it needs to be replaced for the 940-097A handle to fit. But if you're ready to place an order, just click on the link, add it to your cart, and follow the succeeding steps. Thank you for seeking answers from!


Howdy! Thanks for posting your question here on PlumbersStock under the Pfister 974-042 Shower Cartridge. Yes, this cartridge can replace your Pfister 974-491 cartridge. Interested in ordering? You can purchase the Pfister 974-042, simply clicking on "Add to Cart" and entering the required information and you'll be on your way. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any further question or concern about this product. We thank you for choosing We are always happy to serve you!

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