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4.6 | 660 Reviews

GE® 40,000 Grain Water Softener

GE Appliances Model # 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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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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5 Stars

Great price, great system.

debbie2424 9/1/2020

Great price, great system. Easy to install and works well!
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4 Stars

Good value and easy to install

Hil59 9/1/2020

I chose this because I have another one in my residence that works flawlessly. It was easy to install using Sharkbite fittings and took about an hour. There was a very small leak from the bypass valve that I fixed by removing it and using liberal amounts of silicone grease and reinstalled it. So far I am pleased with the second unit I have bought.
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5 Stars

Great Product

Mimi403 8/31/2020

We waiting for a long time before deciding on the right water softener for us. We are so glad we chose the GE GXSH40V. It works beautifully and was so easy to install.
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4 Stars

So Far So Good

robertspl 8/31/2020

Install the unit about a month ago. The hardest part was reconfiguring my existing plumbing to accommodate the inlet and outlet ports of the unit. Set up was much easier than my old Water Boss. No complaints so far.
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5 Stars

Soft a d Slippery

Cindy Trosin 8/31/2020

We love the softened water that our new water softener delivers. Unlike our old unit, we don't even hear it running at night. It fits right into the same spot that the old unit resided.
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5 Stars

As advertised!

MGTrent 8/29/2020

Easy install with shark bite adaptors. Includes convenient bypass valve. Our water is now soft!
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5 Stars

Very Well design product!

Khanjanb 8/27/2020

Well design product, Very easy to install. I'm just a handy person with some knowledge of tools. I was able to install the whole unit in less than 3 hours (I beleive a good plumber will do it in less than an hour. but it would have cost me $1200) LED display and programming is very easy. I watched the GE video for 2 minutes and 2 minutes to set up my softener. Great job GE Team! Keep up the good work.
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5 Stars

Quality Product !

OVI one 8/27/2020

A great system , that I waited too long to own. The softness of the water ,is incredible, Thanks G.E.
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5 Stars

Nice All-In-One Water Softener!!

KevinFrisco 8/27/2020

I used to have Culligan Water Softener but GE Water Softener is much cheaper and nicer than others. I installed it by myself and it was easy installation process. Recommended for anyone who consider Water Softener.
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5 Stars

Great softener!

PDCox 8/26/2020

GE Makes the best more reliable water softener ever! Simply and time tested!
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5 Stars

Great softener took care of iron smell

Charles F 8/26/2020

My wife and I bought and installed this softener to get rid of very hard water and iron smell. The softener does a great job. It was very easy to adjust the softness of the water. The installation was well detailed in the instructions.
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4 Stars

Great price

Jihn 8/26/2020

Easy to use and big tank for salt and good price ok
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3 Stars

When it works, it works

Jane collective 8/26/2020

This is the second model I've purchased. The first one worked great for 3 years until one day it just started discharging water and never stopped. The troubleshooting solutions didn't work and the warranty was long gone. I bought another one because the plumbing was all set up and ready to go, and because the first model actually did a great job when it was working. My well water has both types of iron and it stinks. The softener decreases the smell to nearly non existent, and really reduced the iron. I don't need to buy special, abrasive cleaning solutions to remove awful iron stains or prevent my white clothes from turning orange. Also, we can feel the difference during showers and washing hair. The hair actually feels like it's getting thoroughly wet, unlike when we had hard water and it took a lot to make it feel saturated. I'm not sure if another make/model in the same price range would perform as well, considering that my well water seems to be the worst type of hard water in all sorts of ways and this model did a pretty good job against it.
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5 Stars

Easy to navigate!

KateKing423 8/26/2020

Was easy to install and get up and running with directions provided.
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Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Very easy to operate

Mark2717 8/26/2020

GE products are the best .I have a GE refrigerator that I bought in 1999 and still use.I recommend GE products
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5 Stars

Easy to program

Ama12 8/25/2020

Work's great we can feel the water softness in the shower and in the clothes !
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5 Stars

Easy to use

Tamzlf 8/23/2020

It works fantastic. Pretty easy to set up and use. So glad to have this product. We have hard well water.
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2 Stars

Not so great so far.

Songbird123 8/23/2020

I've had this for almost 3 years. It never really seem to soften the water and now the electronic control panel has gone out. Hopefully they will replace it.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great

Wu rui 8/19/2020

Why the date for salt keep changing every time ! Mine change dates to empty every time it recharge !
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5 Stars

Great Unit

DonBlair 8/19/2020

It installed well.It looks like good quality for the money
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4 Stars

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Dan196 8/19/2020

Price and it works great. Have salt saver option..
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5 Stars

Easy Replacement of Kenmore Model

Alugo3789 8/19/2020

Super fast and easier replacement to my Kenmore Water Softening system...better display and much better info on salt usage and duration
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5 Stars

Water softner

Jim5923 8/19/2020

It was a great value and reliable. Very easy to install
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5 Stars

Great quality

Happy 2 8/19/2020

Not too expensive and it was a quick and easy set up.
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5 Stars

water softener

fodc 8/19/2020

the water softener was a perfect replacement for my old kenmore softener. went in just like a glove. works great so good to have soft water again.
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5 Stars

simple

geo2211 8/18/2020

easy install and very quite. holds 5 months of salt. replace water boss that I constancely had problems
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4 Stars

Great Product

water softener 2020 8/18/2020

Very good product, Great buy for me. very easy installation instruction. I would rec. to everybody
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5 Stars

Supercalifragalistic

BONARUE 8/18/2020

Took the old (other brand) out, slid this one in. Connected a couple of hoses & main water line. Done !
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5 Stars

So far so good

Mozy 8/16/2020

It appears to be a good water softener than I had before, hopefully it'll be many years before need of replacement
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great features wonderful water

Kaye987 8/15/2020

Great product very easy to install works wonderfully well very easy to understand
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5 Stars

Easy installation of Water Softner

Lupita65 8/15/2020

Love that it was so easy to install, my husband even installed a water filter!
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5 Stars

Great features

Indy500 8/13/2020

Satisfied the inherited GE model when we bought the house we chose GE again this time.
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5 Stars

Ge GXSH40V

joeyjo 8/12/2020

Good price and easy to set up, great so far. Excellent customer Service
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3 Stars

DOA

xterry 8/12/2020

Unit did not even turn on when first powered up. The power supply was dead. It could have not ever been tested. I replaced the P/S. The unit worked perfectly when it got powered up.
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5 Stars

Easy install and set up

Doug57 8/12/2020

This product was easy to install and set up! One issue I had was the height of the in / out water supply ports were actually 1" taller (measuring from the floor) than in the online advertised schematic. Thus, Instead of being an exact match for my existing water softener, I had to shorten my connections buy 1"
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5 Stars

Easy Installation

Tom0099 8/11/2020

Installation was very easy as a replacement for my old softener. Hopefully, it performs as well as it installed.
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5 Stars

Great water softener

Bubba Texas 8/10/2020

This water soften works great. I like the fact it tells you how many days before you need salt. The salt saver works great. Huge difference on the hardness of our water
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5 Stars

WORKS WELL

RICK1D 8/9/2020

FITS WELL IN OUR HOUSE AND WORKS WELL LOOKS NICE AND TAKES UP LESS ROOM
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5 Stars

Skin so soft

GLIA 8/8/2020

I've never had a water softener. Love the way my skin feels and the water taste so good too.
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5 Stars

Works great even on a deep well

Mailman3 8/8/2020

I have a deep well for water and it's very hard but the unit works very well at making the water soft and that saves me on soap and clean up around shower and faucets in the house.
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5 Stars

Solidly built

Bgl341 8/8/2020

After installing this softener unit, water has not felt or tasted this good in a long time.
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5 Stars

great features

jc clear 8/8/2020

when looking for a new water softener the stores had many brands to choose from but when I seen GE on the box, I knew I could not go wrong. I had many GE products in my life and was always more than satisfied
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5 Stars

100% better!

loulewloo 8/8/2020

So glad we bought this! It was easy to install, and it immediately made a difference in our very hard water. The water now feels great, not too slippery, just right. The dishes come out of the dishwasher so spotless. Putting in the salt every one in awhile is not a big deal, and it is so much more cost effective than having a service every month. We also have all GE appliances. All working perfectly!
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5 Stars

EASY INSTALL

Anns world 8/7/2020

Easy DYI install and set up. Good features and clean look.
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