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4.6 | 743 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

GXSH40V GXSH45V

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4.6 out of 5

94% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Great water softener!

DHC04 11/13/2020

Easy installation, easy to use. Does an excellent job of removing minerals from our extremely hard water.
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Quick Easy Install

Rad23 11/13/2020

Was able to quickly replace and older unit. Easy set up and initialization. First day. If there are issues an updated review will follow.
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5 Stars

Love it

Pinner 11/7/2020

It does the job works great what a difference on the water
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5 Stars

Simple and straight forward functions and design,

Norv 11/7/2020

Easy to install. Easy to configure. Working great so far. Replaced a "high-end" and complex water softener after only 5 years. I never liked it from the day it was installed. When it would recharge it sounded like a jet engine in my basement. You could hear it throughout the entire house. Configuration was very complex and confusing. When it died a couple of months ago I was more than happy to junk it rather than fix it. This GE unit is quite, easy to understand and self contained. No fuss, no muss, and if it dies in 5-years, I will still be dollars ahead.
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5 Stars

Great appearance

Mike 11/6/2020

Looks great and fixed hard warter issue. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a water softener.
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5 Stars

2 months in review

SCruzin 11/5/2020

The operation and maintenance of the product has been very easy. In fact there hasn't been any issues. I probably check the levels, etc more than I need to as I like to take care of products I invest in. The overall installation was easy - if you already had the plumbing installed. Im not a plumber so I had one come do all piping. Once that was complete it was plug and go. Ot took a few days to really start feeling the conditioning of the water but you can adjust that as well to your liking. So far so good. I would recommend to a friend. Ive purchased way more expensive models, think Culligan, and I cant tell the difference between those and this one.
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5 Stars

Great product. Easy to use.

Catlady 11/4/2020

Easy to use just add salt and it tells you how long it will last
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3 Stars

First one lasted 6 years

SameMistakeTwice 11/4/2020

After 6 years of use in a 2 person household this system lost pressure and after calling numerous experts was told resin beads needed to be replaced at $400 expense. Just went and bought the same one for $500 and installed it myself. I had a similar experience in a previous home with a different brand. My city has about 10-15 hardness, and not much iron, so not sure why these softeners do not last longer, maybe its the chlorine levels in the water.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Perfect for the price

Mike 11/4/2020

Water softener works great! We could feel the difference the day after we installed it. No problems keeping up with a family of 6. Installed it 2 months ago and still on the first bag of salt.!
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5 Stars

easy setup and install

downsoutheasylivin 11/3/2020

So far so good. 1st time water softener use and I am pleased with the outcome. Install was super straight forward and instructions were easy to follow.
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5 Stars

Easy install

Rich 11/2/2020

Great features . Like the design with the media tank in salt tank. Space saving. This is my second GE water softner.
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5 Stars

Great water softener. This is my second purchase

MSU1966 11/1/2020

This water softener does everything I expected it to perform. The first one worked so well that I purchased another when we recently moved to a house that had a non operating softener.
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4 Stars

Softens

Jackson 11/1/2020

It works very well only reason why it's not a 5 star review is I replaced the same softener which I only installed 5 years ago. I'm hoping this one last longer
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5 Stars

Ease to use and understand

Buzz 10/29/2020

Just installed and decided on this one after reviews. Found this to be more than adequate for our house
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5 Stars

Awesome Softner

Annette Moran 10/27/2020

Should have gotten this years ago. The water on my skin is so silky.
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5 Stars

Love this product

Manolo 10/27/2020

Is an excellent product I recommend it to anyone because is easy to install to program it and is durable. My old water softener was in the sun all the time. and never stop to work
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5 Stars

Changed our life and lifestyle!

Sambosia 10/24/2020

After some research and discussion with friends who have water softener, I chose to go with the GE. Interestingly, all of them combined an under the sink filtering system with it to get rid of bottled water and its limitations. We already had a single filter under the sink filter, which was installed when we bought the home. The pricey Replacement filter stopped our use of this filter. With a further research, I found that there is a whole house filter which we can combine with the water softener to make all taps drinkable with less filter cost than the under the counter system which is limited to a single small faucet comes with it. Yes, we even shower with drinkable water with less cost than before. Isn't it amazing!?
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5 Stars

Great features

Nick 10/23/2020

The best products out in the market you cannot go wrong with
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5 Stars

Good value!

EH1004 10/21/2020

This unit replaced my 15 years old water softener. Easy installation and eliminated chlorine like scent in untreated hard water. Some missing features compared to the old unit are display and tank lights as it's difficult to see the display and the salt level without turning basement lights on.
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4 Stars

Easy to install!

tdubb99 10/21/2020

We had to replace a 13+ year old water softner. We chose this one due to the similarities of our old one. The install was easy, took about an hour to install. So far it is working great!
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5 Stars

Easy install,Great value

Someoldguy100 10/21/2020

Purchased this at Home Depot and had them deliver it the next day. It took about 3 hours to remove the old unit and install the new one. Zero problems with startup. I put GE filters before and after the softener and a pressure gauge on the output as an extra measure. Plumbing was half Solder and half SharkBite fittings.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Ease of installation

Mister Mister 10/21/2020

Easy to install and set up. Great size. Quiet operation
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5 Stars

Big difference

Welding 10/21/2020

We had a water softener but was older. This one has made a ton of difference in our water.
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5 Stars

Great appearance

TAR0823 10/20/2020

I have had a softener for over 30 years and when I moved to the country I needed to have soft water, your system is exactly like what I had except yours is self contained with easy to use control panel I'm 77 and I was able to install it myself with a little help from my son.
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5 Stars

Easy setup

Timmy17 10/20/2020

So far very good . That's all I can say. I have only had the softener 3 months.
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5 Stars

Soft Skin

Rob99 10/20/2020

We love this GE water softener. No more dry flakey skin, now we're enjoying soft skin and shiny hair. Get this softener now, you won't regret it.
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5 Stars

Compact and sleek

UberGram 10/20/2020

The water softener is compact and attractive. It was easy to install.
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5 Stars

40k water softener

Steve282 10/19/2020

Great soft water, uses very little water and salt. Gets iron and weird smells out of well water.
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5 Stars

Tall and slender design

cgkrz 10/19/2020

The water softener's design allows it to fit without taking up much space. The design is tall and simple. The installation was super straight forward and was in operation in a little over an hour. Easy digital display and functionality.
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1 Stars

bypass valve breaks within one year

EHassett 10/19/2020

Our GE water softener's bypass valve broke (less than one year old) and flooded our garage. We have had no success in getting help from GE - First we were told by someone in CS that she didn't recognize the Serial Number and that we couldn't send her a photo of the Serial number from the machine, then we were told that our registration information online never makes it to their CS department, then the CS agent couldn't schedule us for an appt because her system was 'blocking' her and she transferred us to scheduling directly. The scheduling department then told us we'd have to call a different number (after a 30+ wait so far) to schedule repair.....that number let us know they were closed. Never guying GE again.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Excellent work on well water

Jedimurl 10/19/2020

Our well water had a lot of iron in it. Caused everything to turn red/rust. This device has completed eliminated our rust problem. Highly recommend.
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4 Stars

Works fine

Kallely 10/18/2020

It works just fine. I had this for the last 3 wla.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great price

Sgt3156 10/18/2020

It is was easy ti install and had the best performance/feature set for its price range.
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5 Stars

My First Water Softener

my dog harry 10/17/2020

Set up was easy, connections were already to go in my garage. It does a great job removing the hardness and taste and odor. My test kit shows me it's doing well. Very happy with the softener!
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5 Stars

Easy to use

Budd30 10/17/2020

Water has never been softer! Great product. With as hard of water as we have here it does great.
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3 Stars

JUST PURCHASED THIS PRODUCT

TOUR BUS 1 10/16/2020

I HAD RESEARCHED THIS PRODUCT PRIOR TO PURCHASE AND FOUND QUITE A FEW FAVORABLE REVIEWS.. I CAN'T HONESTLY MAKE A OVERALL RATING JUST YET.. AFTER I HAVE IT OPERATING FOR A FEW MONTHS I WOULD BE HAPPY TO GO BACK AND REVIEW MY RATING.. GOOD OR BAD... LETS HOPE IT'S ALL GOOD.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great product

Alex T 10/16/2020

Easy to install and great instruction to make the sanitation.
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5 Stars

Great product

FaySR 10/15/2020

Great product features and prices. I've had it for 2 months now. I can see the big difference in water quality,
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5 Stars

Great features

Wes F 10/15/2020

My son purchased this for my 80th birthday and my wife and I both just love it, the one we had Was old and things had see its day everything was starting to go wrong with it and it was just costing to much for the parts they were after market parts and very expensive.
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5 Stars

Works great!

Mr Cool777 10/15/2020

Install was easy and the overall function of the unit is fantastic! Buy with confidence!
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1 Stars

Worst purchase ever

Kat5353 10/15/2020

Product worked great until it broke under warranty and having no idea when the replacement part will come in. I wish products where built to last, I expected it to last me years but it couldn't handle the first few months..
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Good overall budget friendly water softner

EW20 10/14/2020

Good overall budget friendly softener. Easy installation & user friendly. When old softner stopped working for about 2 weeks, installed the GE, and within 7 days had great soft water (hot water tank, 80 gal., filled w/hard water during that time). So far, good unit!
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5 Stars

Easy Hook Up...So Far So Very Good

TootzLootz 10/14/2020

Thus far we are very pleased with conditioning of our well water. Should prove to be a good investment.
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5 Stars

Simple and still do the job

Dyal 10/14/2020

This water softener is good and easy to install. I did it by myself.
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5 Stars

Easy to operate. Great value for money.

7spuds 10/14/2020

We had one before this and it lasted 18 years! No need to pay a fortune. Bought it at Home Depot for under $500 and installed it myself. Saved a ton!! Love the salt saver feature too!
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5 Stars

Works great

Hardwater 10/13/2020

Fixed my hard water issues. Easy installation!!!!!!!
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5 Stars

My New water Softner

DMAyen 10/13/2020

My water softener is very easy to install, save space in my garage, and it's very practical.
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5 Stars

Great water softener

Koumiti 10/13/2020

Best investments I did For my house to save appliances
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5 Stars

Great Features and affordable

Cb112 10/13/2020

Great value. Easy installation. Great quality system
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5 Stars

Easy operation

Rrbaeza45 10/12/2020

Easy to install, set up, and operate. Uses much less salt than my old whirlpool softener.
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