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4.6 | 691 Reviews

GE® 40,000 Grain Water Softener

GE Appliances GXSH40V

Features

  • Electronic controls
  • Grain capacity
  • GE exclusive custom select blending valve
  • GE Salt Saver

Quick Specs

  • Type: Water Softener
  • Width: 14 7/16"
  • Height: 47 5/8"
  • Depth: 22 7/16"
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Grain capacity

40,200

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GE exclusive custom select blending valve

Allows you to select how soft you want your water

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Electronic controls Easy to use up-front electronic controls with status light indicator

Grain capacity 40,200

GE exclusive custom select blending valve Allows you to select how soft you want your water

GE Salt Saver Helps reduce salt consumption and uses up to 34% less salt (Based on internal analysis verses GE water softeners manufactured prior to 2009)

Days to empty indicator Makes sure you never have to guess when to refill the salt tank

Water usage Uses up to 35% less water (based on internal analysis verses GE water softeners manufactured prior to 2009)

Sediment filtration Self-cleaning sediment filter protects your home's plumbing

Plumbing connections Plumbing connection up to 1.25"

Features

  • Electronic controls
  • Grain capacity
  • GE exclusive custom select blending valve
  • GE Salt Saver
  • Days to empty indicator
  • Water usage
  • Sediment filtration
  • Plumbing connections
CAPACITY
Capacity (grains) 40000.0
APPEARANCE
Color Appearance Light Gray
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Limited 10-year brine/resin tank
Limited 3-Year Electronic Monitor;
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
POWER / RATINGS
Electronic Rating 24V; 60Hz
ACCESSORIES
Installation Kit Included
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 95.0
Overall Depth 22.4375
Overall Width 14.4375
Overall Height 47.625
Approximate Shipping Weight 105.0
FEATURES
Max. Clear Water Iron Reduction (ppm) 8
Style Sculpted
Max. Hardness Removal (gpg) 125
Type Electronic-Demand Driven
Service Flow Rate (at 15 psi drop) 9.5
Indicator Lights Days to Empty; Low Salt; Status Light
Salt Saver Button/Light
Resin Quantity (cu.ft.) 1.107
Permanent Settings Memory Yes
Resin Tank Size (in.) 9 x 40
Custom Select blending value Yes
Regeneration Time (min.) Approx. 123
Resin Filter Type Standard Mesh
Sediment filter Yes
Audible Alarm Yes
Control Type Electronic
Valve Type High Flow
System Monitor Yes
Efficiency (grains per lb.-salt) 5090
Salt Saver button/light Yes
Plumbing Connection / Pipe Size In & Out (in.) up to 1-1/4
Salt Storage Capacity 230.0

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Water Softener

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 14 7/16"
  • Height: 47 5/8"
  • Depth: 22 7/16"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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4.6 out of 5

94% of reviewers recommend this product.

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Efficient

Jerry535 9/25/2020

Very surprised as to how efficient the GE Softener is.
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5 Stars

Dependible and reliable product

Stan the Man 9/25/2020

Most reliable product that I have purchased I last fifty years
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5 Stars

So far so good

Arun daniel 9/24/2020

I brought this product last month. Monitoring on daily basis.
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5 Stars

Great Water softener

bobbysusie 9/24/2020

We love the GE water softener, not only does a shower feel better but our dishes come out of the dish washer so clean now it's almost unbelievable. Cleared up hard water deposits on our faucets through out the house! We love this so much we recommend it to our son when he bought his first house.
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5 Stars

Love G.E.

WesF 9/24/2020

I have always had G.E. Appliances and love them this is the first water softener I have always had Kenmore water softeners .but they don't make them any more and the after market parts are very expensive.
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5 Stars

Very easy to set up & use

Slyhunt2020 9/24/2020

Super easy to install & use. Easy maintenance & tells you when it needs something done.
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2 Stars

Second one in 2 years first one flooded our garage

Audcharles 9/24/2020

Not happy with how long it lasted Second one in two years
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Easy to install

mdstatman 9/23/2020

I had to replace an old water softener with the new one and it was easy to do. The instructions are clear and concise, and it didn't take long to do.
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5 Stars

Fit exactly up to the fittings

OpaTheGrandpa 9/23/2020

I'm quite pleased with this softener. The local Home Depot had one in stock when the old Whirlpool quit working, and the best part is the two softeners were so similar that I didn't even need to shut the water off to hook the new one up, the old bypass valve plugged right into the back of the new softener. It's working well.
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5 Stars

Does it's job efficiently.

CChing 9/23/2020

This is our first experience with a GE water softener. We were happy with our last 3 Whirlpool units. Each lasting about 10 years. Our GE is efficient and works very well.
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5 Stars

Great

Mpwmadmax 9/23/2020

Great all in one unit water softner. Easy to operate.
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5 Stars

GE water softener

GCGABQ 9/23/2020

Installed 30 days ago and working very well. Water quality in house significantly better than previous softener. Very easy to install and setup.
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5 Stars

So far so good

CarlosMD 9/23/2020

Great so far, just a couple months in, so time will tell
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4 Stars

Nice features

Rich76camp 9/23/2020

Too soon to tell, setup fairly easy, programming of unit straightforward
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5 Stars

Easy to set up

Billyoum 9/22/2020

only had it couple of months time will tell how it holds up
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5 Stars

Great features, easy to operate

dsafarik 9/22/2020

Good size and easy to fill and good readouts so you know the useage and when to fill
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5 Stars

Great value

mmaly 9/21/2020

GXSH40V has good value, and easy to install. Also has good features like save salt
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4 Stars

Nice Softener

Athfsu 9/19/2020

Seems to work with no issues. Easy set up and simple functions.
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5 Stars

Easy to install

AndrewS87 9/19/2020

Only had it for 1 day, but so far so good. It was fairly easy to install.
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5 Stars

Just what we needed

eatmorebacon 9/18/2020

This product has the features we wanted and none of the features we did not want. The simplicity and ease of use are refreshing and help to make our lives just a bit less complicated.
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4 Stars

A good budget water softener

RP93 9/17/2020

A good budget water softener at a good price that seems to do its job.
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5 Stars

Great value!

Cessna96 9/17/2020

Bought first one 12 years ago, this one a replacement.
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5 Stars

Works great so far

Harambe 9/17/2020

All parts were present and in working order. Big difference in water quality. Install was easy, but the instructions do not warn you that the discharge hose is under high pressure when it recharges. That hose HAS to be secured tight because it will shoot right out of a 1.5in tube and will splash all over and fill your basement like it did mine. Do NOT install like the illustration shows. You will have a mess like I did.
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5 Stars

Easy to install

Ssutter76 9/17/2020

Product came with easy to assemble instructions. I was able to connect it up in less than 1 hr with shark bite steel braided flexible water softener lines. I like the days to empty function and low salt alarm.
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5 Stars

Easy to install

Garrito 9/16/2020

The water softener was easy to stall it is easy to operate and works very well. The instructions and the on machine system is very easy to understand and to make sure that everything is working right
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5 Stars

salt saver

RanZOH 9/16/2020

no issue after install, the biggest difference is the amount of salt it uses, compare to our old softer, this is going to save us a lot.
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5 Stars

Well built unit.

WPADD59 9/16/2020

Easy to install and prepare for use. The installation instructions are well written. I especially like the salt level monitoring and estimated days of salt left displayed on the front panel. No more guessing.
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5 Stars

Great features

sadadba 9/16/2020

Last month I brought the water softner. Before I never used.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great Feature!!!

Jbison 9/16/2020

Works great!! Softens our water better than any other.
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5 Stars

easy to set up and use

Richg18969 9/15/2020

Works well and is easy to fill and set operating levels
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5 Stars

Just right for me.

Komedo 9/14/2020

Was a bit tricky. Had a minor leak at the 1 inch adapter to pipe connector. No where in the book could I find clear directions as to how much salt to put in. Watched a youtube video and got the info needed.
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5 Stars

Easy to install easy to use

Scott the Man 9/12/2020

Had to replace my 7 year old Whirlpool water softener (2nd one - 7 years each). This GE installs the same way so it was super easy to install. Has a few improved features over the Whirlpool and much better price.
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5 Stars

Digital readouts

Bokker12 9/12/2020

It performs better than I expected. It was easy to connect to my water system.
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5 Stars

BETTER FEATURES

KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK 9/11/2020

THE NEW GE replaced a 10 year old sears water softener.The GE water softener has better features and is working great so far.Hope it lasts 10 years allso
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1 Stars

16 months use and it broke. - out of warranty

Monica disappointed 9/10/2020

I bought this water GE softener after my Kenmore stopped working after 15 years. Now 16 months later this GE started leaking and retaining water in the salt container. I am very disappointed. Now I have to pay out of pocket to have it evaluated by Rain of LV. Even the service rep stated "it's out of warranty". I paid $470.00 16 months ago. Just completely disappointing, this GE product is no good. And I'll be sure to share on all my social media pages in case you decide to delete this one.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Like the slim style

Sadams7243 9/9/2020

Our AO Smith water softner went out on us and we didn't use it for very many years so needed to replace it. We've had soft water for so many years that it really makes a difference to us with out it. I likeed the style of this GE water softner way better than Smith.. and hope it will last longer too.
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5 Stars

Salt Saver

BSKK 9/9/2020

I love it. I filled it with salt and I shouldn't need to fill it again for 6 months.
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5 Stars

Easy setup

mom11 9/9/2020

initial setting up is quite easy and seems to have soft water while using less salt
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5 Stars

Great Quality!

debrak53 9/8/2020

We just had our water softener installed and can already tell a difference. We always love our GE appliances and this is no different. Highly recommend!
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5 Stars

Works great!

fixer upper4 9/8/2020

Attractive unit - works great! Good service when purchased at Home Depot.
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4 Stars

Awesome product

Huskie the Handyman 9/8/2020

This system works great and doesn't break the bank.
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4 Stars

Easy installation

RodneyR 9/7/2020

Nice size, great features and easy installation. only then I don't like is the way the connections go together with just clips they allow for movement and potential leaks, should be a more secure connection.
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4 Stars

Sure beats renting.

SYGL 9/6/2020

Three weeks in and no complaints. Straight forward installation (a few minor issues but all on the house side). Programming take about 4 minutes. Uses much less salt than the rental & takes about half the space. With the cost of the rental ( including the "new" paper billing fee) this will pay for itself in 18 months, that includes the parts to plumb it in. I installed a high flow filter before the softener due to dark rings in the old hopper. Glad I did, after 3 weeks the filter element is quite dark (our water district is providing water from wells).
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5 Stars

Working great so far.

DJ Ward 9/5/2020

I've had problems with Whirlpool water Softeners. So here I go on this brand.
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5 Stars

Great product!

Dee0820 9/4/2020

Our water is just the right softness, feels clean and very easy to install!
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4 Stars

Good purchase for the cost

DamonH 9/3/2020

Easy to install and operate Sufficient operation and lifespan Good given the cost Not my first one and won't be my last either
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5 Stars

Worked fine

Chemsherm 9/3/2020

So far so good. It has only been installed for a short time so it is only been working on my system for a few days. It is much better than the old unit I had before and it is helping with the water we use for the washing of clothes.
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5 Stars

Great features

Sosoft 9/2/2020

Had a plumber install and have had no problems what so ever. Great product!
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4 Stars

seams to be same as previous water softeners that

Michael Fi 9/2/2020

This softener appears to be same as other brands. I hope to get long service
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5 Stars

Great product

Brunz 9/1/2020

From the time it was installed it's has been running flawlessly.
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