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4.6 | 589 Reviews

GE® 40,000 Grain Water Softener

GE Appliances GXSH40V

Features

  • Electronic controls
  • Grain capacity
  • GE exclusive custom select blending valve
  • GE exclusive 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 exclusive 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)

GE exclusive days to empty 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 exclusive salt saver
  • GE exclusive days to empty
  • 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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Love this Softener

matthedj 7/10/2020

We had to replace our older softener when the tank cracked. The only trouble we had was finding the hose connectors that matched our plumbing. Home Depot, where we bought the appliance, didn't have the right fittings. We had to order from Lowes. So far, Softener is working great. We used water hardness strips to compare outdoor faucet against indoor softened water and went from Very Hard to Soft.
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5 Stars

Easy to use

Donnald 7/10/2020

It does what it's supposed to do make my water feel great my dishes look good in my clothes come clean
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4 Stars

New Softener

Nebraska Red 7/9/2020

Installed yesterday and already the water feels different. Hopefully it does its job for a long time.
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4 Stars

Compact truck

Slone 7/9/2020

It cleaned up the iron in my water. My clothes do not look dingy
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5 Stars

works very well. water extremely soft

mdstanmd 7/8/2020

Runs quietly and efficiently. Uses very little salt.
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5 Stars

Great product!

Dssss1975 7/8/2020

This is our 2nd GE water softener and we're very happy with it! Easy to use.. just hook up and set and let it do you it's thing. No need to mess with it!
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5 Stars

So far so good

Realto 7/8/2020

Still new but so far it is working good! Uses little salt.
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5 Stars

Good water softener

RS1111 7/7/2020

Good quality good price very efficient easy to install
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5 Stars

Good Features

KenGid 7/6/2020

I had a little trouble stopping leak at plastic water intake until I wrapped the threads with extra Teflon tape. Since then it was easy to use.
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4 Stars

Great deal

Chief_70 7/6/2020

So far the appliance is doing exactly what it is intended to do.
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5 Stars

GREAT QUALITY

KUMON 7/6/2020

WE ALWAYS LOOK FOR THE GE PRODUCT BECAUSE OF THEIR GREAT QUALITY!
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3 Stars

Low pressure

Patio823 7/6/2020

Replaced our previous Wayer Softener... GE GNSH45E with this unit... new had low water pressure with this unit. Water pressure in the house is now lower... when swithed over to Bypass, it is normal.... only low in service mode. time for a phone call to cutomer support.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Efficient

PeakLupe 7/5/2020

This unit is very efficient! It is easy to maintain, and it has simplified controls!
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1 Stars

GE garbage

wctsteam 7/4/2020

Very poor performance, only purchased the GE softener to avoid the cost of having a plumber install a different manufacturers model...
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great features

Breezer5 7/3/2020

Simple to use and easy installation. This is my second purchase with the 40,000 grain water softener. 1st softener is still in use from over 10 years ago.
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5 Stars

Works great!

Rwilson2020 7/3/2020

It was easy to install. It works great. It is bigger than our last one but that is ok.
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4 Stars

Works

NT123 7/1/2020

Simple Unit Easy to install and setup runs great, Hope it lasts
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5 Stars

Great So Far

Golob65 7/1/2020

We installed this about a month ago. Has reduced our hard water dramatically, no more spots on dishes. At this point i would recommend the unit, i put in 3 bags of salt and the unit says it will last around 100 days which is awesome!
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5 Stars

Working Great Easy Set Up

Mllrd269 7/1/2020

I decided on this GE model for a few reasons. When I was going to plumb this softener in, it had to be only so wide. No separate salt tank, and large enough to soften a 2600sqft house with swimming pool. Set up was a breeze, programing the unit was easy and straight forward. I like the feature where it says how long the salt pellets should last. Tested my water after 2-3 weeks and my water is 2 grains hard. That's where i like it. One its readable 1-4 is soft water. If water is too soft it will eat the metal or copper and you will get pin holes exc. plus all the waisted salt. So make sure your settings are correct and your not too soft and in the 1-4 range that way your not ruining your pipes and wasting salt. Thank you GE I like it when things just work as there supposed to. Plus Home Depot had this model in stock. Don't forget to get the braided hosed that go from 1' to 3/4 Shark bite.
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5 Stars

Great Softener

Davisol 7/1/2020

Love the simplicity of the softener. Does the job even in this harsh environment.
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5 Stars

Easy to install and great features

Saint George 7/1/2020

Very happy with the product. Great price and quality.
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3 Stars

Ok so far

spike wilbury 7/1/2020

The big issues is that it seem to use a whole lot more salt than my older softener made by a different company. Also pipe dimensions are 1 inch with no adapters for 3/4. It does soften the water and I feel a noticeable difference.
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5 Stars

Works great

bnorton 7/1/2020

Water is much softer. Pretty easy/quick to install. Wish the provided tube for draining was longer, but I wouldn't recommend using that anyways long term to get to a drain. We're going to install a p-trap drain pipe right next to it so we don't have tubes going everywhere. Would definitely recommend this unit.
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5 Stars

Does an excellent Job!

AValkyrie 6/30/2020

I just installed all new appliances, toilets and washer/dryer. Also, hot water heater. This is an EXCELLENT PURCHASE and tool to protect my appliances and toilets from iron stains and wear on all. I enjoy also less soap for Laundry and softer water for bathing. Dishes clean easily in dishwasher. No spots. I also have one in a second house that the water is Hard. Marvelous piece of equipment and easy to program.
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5 Stars

Replace Old Softener

KennySGM 6/27/2020

Had it installed a month ago and so far it's doing a better job than my old softener.
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5 Stars

All in one amazing product!

Josh 75 6/27/2020

Replaced 3 separate big bulky pieces of my well set - up and couldn't be happier!
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4 Stars

So Far, So Good

jaystewart 6/26/2020

Although I don't quite know exactly what the salt saver is doing, and what regenerating more often to save on salt usage is doing to my water consumption, the water softener does a good job of working on our hard water and delivering nice soft water.
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5 Stars

Great unit. Replaced an old Kenmore.

SALAW 6/26/2020

Easy to install. Very nice and simple. Seems to work great!
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5 Stars

SO FAR SO GOOD, NEVER OWNED ONE BEFORE.

Amjo56 6/26/2020

So far so good, new world to me so not really sure,how it works or doesn't work.
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5 Stars

Runs Great

Owensport 6/24/2020

Easy to install and runs well. Great to have the Salt in the unit rather than having a separate container. The water feels good and soap is working much better. Our 30 year old unit died.
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5 Stars

quick install, and so far so good

jguy 6/24/2020

replaced 25 year two tank resin and brine system, that clearly was not working efficiently or properly, this replaced all the old equipment, which gained a lot of floor space, and simplified plumbing. low water and salt consumption, quite and so far so good.
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5 Stars

Easy to install and user friendly

Big OC 6/24/2020

Phenomenal product with easy to use features. Easy to program. Unlike other water softeners that require an engineering degree.
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4 Stars

Working so far

My nickname is Hutch 6/24/2020

Attaching and setting up the unit was fairly simple. Unfortunately, one of the "o" rings was defective and after a couple of attempts to fix it and continued leaks, we had to order a replacement "o" ring that cost $18. And not trusting to leave the 1 "o" ring that seemed to be good, it's easier to replace both. So, 2 x $18 plus shipping. That didn't make us happy.
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5 Stars

Easy installations, immediate results.

Mywifeishappy 6/23/2020

My wife has been asking for a water softening system for years. I finally gave in and am now regretting not getting it sooner. She was so excited after her first shower with the new system. She has sudsy shampoo, her skin felt softer and the water didn't have a faint odor.
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5 Stars

Softest Water

Lesismore 6/23/2020

This new softener has made such a difference after our older system bit the dust. Oh how I've missed water like this!
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5 Stars

Excellent price, excellent value

ShariC 6/23/2020

I knew that buying a GE water softener would be years of not worrying about it breaking down. I feel absolutely certain that I will buy more GE products
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5 Stars

very pleased

kdunk 6/22/2020

good instructions and easy to install. working great. very satisfied
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5 Stars

Great water Softner

Abeer 6/21/2020

I like it it's easy to use , and it fit my house members
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5 Stars

Easy Install

Tracy765 6/21/2020

We replaced our old water softener with no trouble. The new GE water softener was super easy to install and looks great.
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5 Stars

Worth the price

Suresh Murugesan 6/21/2020

I did lot of research and ended up buying from GE. I feel like its worth the time I spent on researching for water softener products. The manual and customer service was helpful to clarify some of the questions. Thanks to another website aquatel.ca if I remember correctly which talked about what we need to consider in picking softener product. In this product, I like the following features. 1. Easy to Install 2. The display and the options 3. Combined Unit. This is BIG PLUS as there is no separate unit for Brine tank. its all in one - Integrated. 4. Cost Friendly. I strongly recommend this product. Hope its maintenance friendly as well. I will know in coming months. I bought it about 2 months ago (Apr 2020)
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5 Stars

Scrimps on salt yet we don't lack for soft water.

Don43 6/19/2020

Thankful we bought this. It's compact and works well. We know when our water is hard because it won't make good ho tea. Since installing this we have not had bad tea, which we make at least twice a day.
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5 Stars

WORKS SO WELL!

Jordan92 6/19/2020

The change in the water softness was evident in just 24 hours. I would never want to go without of these! This was easy for my father in law to install, too.
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5 Stars

Easy Installation

Lee Fry 6/18/2020

Good so far. Seems to be well designed. Construction appears to be good.
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5 Stars

Working good

Cath2929 6/18/2020

The working good, as of now.They Said GE is reliable in terms of appliance, Well they saying truth
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5 Stars

Easy install and use

Dan818 6/17/2020

Bought this GE water softener based on positive reviews. Not a plumber but it wasn't hard to install if you have any mechanical abilities. Once installed I followed the pre-use instructions and in about a week the house water is SOFT! It tells you in the owners guid that it takes about that long so don't expect to have soft water within an hour. One of the best things I have done to our new home.
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5 Stars

GREAT PRODUCT

MACFARLIN 6/17/2020

we have very hard water in San Antonio tx, this unit do the job
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5 Stars

Easy to install and run

DannTy 6/17/2020

easy, picked it up at the curb @ HD and in 45 minutes it was up and running
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5 Stars

Best water softener for most households

ArbitraryNickname 6/17/2020

I've bought two of these for different houses. My plumber bought the same for himself. These units appear to be made by the same factory that manufacturers the multi-thousand-dollar units, all of which have compatible fittings to the household plumbing. When I install these I place them on a stainless steel baking sheet so that if there is a minor salt leak, which I've experienced with household water softeners as they age, it won't corrode the underlying concrete.
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5 Stars

Great device and does the job

KEJsr 6/16/2020

Installed my new softner a few weeks ago..I had a professional install it. It was simple and easy installation. It does the job.
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5 Stars

Very easy to program

JWB47 6/16/2020

The instruction manual is simply written and allows you to change values easily
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